Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET Framework
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 158 171
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -33
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 110 87 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.57% 1.27% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 3.33% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 71 64
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.65% -3.25%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £620 £588 £559
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,808 2,615 2,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.06% 38.16% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,338 2,155 1,998
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 4
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.36 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.36% -30.40% -3.45%
10th Percentile £19.14 £19.80 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.98 £26.61 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.84% -38.57% -3.45%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in the City of London

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Framework in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in the City of London

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in the City of London

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 110 (100.00%) .NET
2 93 (84.55%) C#
3 62 (56.36%) SQL Server
4 60 (54.55%) Entity Framework
5 51 (46.36%) MVC
6 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (39.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 42 (38.18%) ASP.NET
9 40 (36.36%) SQL
10 39 (35.45%) TDD
11 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
11 36 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 34 (30.91%) Finance
13 29 (26.36%) HTML
14 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
14 28 (25.45%) .NET Core
15 27 (24.55%) AngularJS
16 26 (23.64%) CSS
17 25 (22.73%) WCF
18 24 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
19 23 (20.91%) WPF
20 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
21 20 (18.18%) Unit Testing
22 19 (17.27%) OO
22 19 (17.27%) Fintech
23 18 (16.36%) Greenfield Project
23 18 (16.36%) Windows
23 18 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
23 18 (16.36%) REST
24 17 (15.45%) Scrum

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.45%) CMS
1 6 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.73%) EPiServer
3 3 (2.73%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.82%) IIS
4 2 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.91%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.91%) Endur
2 1 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.64%) PaaS
3 4 (3.64%) Serverless
4 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.73%) IaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.91%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.91%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.91%) GitHub
5 1 (0.91%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (56.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (6.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (5.45%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (4.55%) Data Lake
6 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.55%) Redis
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.82%) KDB
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.91%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.36%) SpecFlow
5 6 (5.45%) Selenium
5 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (4.55%) Jasmine
6 5 (4.55%) JIRA
7 4 (3.64%) Artifactory
7 4 (3.64%) NUnit
7 4 (3.64%) webpack
8 3 (2.73%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.82%) JMeter
9 2 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.82%) MSTest
9 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (30.91%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Financial Institution
2 7 (6.36%) Front Office
3 6 (5.45%) Advertising
3 6 (5.45%) Banking
4 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.64%) Marketing
4 4 (3.64%) Retail
5 3 (2.73%) Publishing
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (81.82%) Developer
2 69 (62.73%) .NET Developer
3 32 (29.09%) C# Developer
4 27 (24.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (8.18%) SQL Developer
6 7 (6.36%) WPF Developer
7 6 (5.45%) .NET Developer - Fintech
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.64%) .NET Applications Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.64%) C Developer
8 4 (3.64%) React Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Technical Writer
9 3 (2.73%) Actuarial Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (2.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (2.73%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (54.55%) Entity Framework
3 43 (39.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 42 (38.18%) ASP.NET
5 29 (26.36%) HTML
6 28 (25.45%) .NET Core
7 27 (24.55%) AngularJS
8 26 (23.64%) CSS
9 25 (22.73%) WCF
10 24 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (20.91%) WPF
12 18 (16.36%) REST
13 14 (12.73%) HTML5
14 13 (11.82%) jQuery
14 13 (11.82%) Web Services
15 9 (8.18%) React
15 9 (8.18%) SOAP
15 9 (8.18%) Task Parallel Library
16 8 (7.27%) LINQ
16 8 (7.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.27%) Fintech
2 18 (16.36%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (12.73%) Fixed Income
4 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.64%) Equities
5 4 (3.64%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.73%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.73%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.82%) Derivative
7 2 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.91%) CUDA
8 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.91%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.36%) Windows
2 9 (8.18%) Linux
3 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.82%) Unix
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.36%) MVC
2 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (35.45%) TDD
4 20 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 19 (17.27%) OO
6 18 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (15.45%) Scrum
8 14 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (12.73%) SOA
9 13 (11.82%) SDLC
10 12 (10.91%) BDD
10 12 (10.91%) Multithreading
10 12 (10.91%) MVVM
10 12 (10.91%) OOP
11 11 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 10 (9.09%) Capital Modelling
13 9 (8.18%) Asset Management
13 9 (8.18%) DevOps
13 9 (8.18%) E-Commerce
13 9 (8.18%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 93 (84.55%) C#
2 40 (36.36%) SQL
3 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.09%) Java
5 8 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.36%) TypeScript
6 7 (6.36%) VBA
7 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.55%) C
9 4 (3.64%) Scala
10 3 (2.73%) F#
11 2 (1.82%) C++
11 2 (1.82%) PHP
11 2 (1.82%) VB
11 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.91%) Perl
12 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.91%) Python
12 1 (0.91%) Ruby
12 1 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.64%) Ansible
3 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle
4 3 (2.73%) Cadence
5 2 (1.82%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.91%) Apigee
6 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.91%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.91%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.91%) Intel
6 1 (0.91%) Murex
6 1 (0.91%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.91%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (0.91%) Reuters
6 1 (0.91%) Telerik
6 1 (0.91%) TIBCO