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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 107 113
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 38 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.23% 1.65% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.50% 5.04% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 75
Median daily rate £400 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +4.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -17.15% +9.03%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1086 1111 1549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.01% 32.64% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 942 1239
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +11.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 87 (100.00%) .NET
2 77 (88.51%) C#
3 64 (73.56%) SQL Server
4 57 (65.52%) SQL
5 45 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (41.38%) Entity Framework
7 32 (36.78%) TDD
8 30 (34.48%) MVC
8 30 (34.48%) Finance
8 30 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET
9 28 (32.18%) Scrum
10 26 (29.89%) HTML
11 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
11 25 (28.74%) WCF
12 24 (27.59%) T-SQL
13 23 (26.44%) Banking
14 22 (25.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (21.84%) CSS
15 19 (21.84%) Windows
15 19 (21.84%) OO
16 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (19.54%) NoSQL
17 17 (19.54%) RESTful
17 17 (19.54%) SOA
17 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (18.39%) OOP
18 16 (18.39%) REST
19 15 (17.24%) AngularJS
19 15 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008

.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 5 (5.75%) IIS
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (73.56%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (19.54%) NoSQL
4 15 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (16.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database
7 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.30%) RavenDB
10 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.30%) SSDT
11 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.15%) Redis
11 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) NUnit
2 14 (16.09%) MSTest
3 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.05%) Selenium
6 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.45%) Build Forge
7 3 (3.45%) CruiseControl
7 3 (3.45%) Hudson
7 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.45%) Subversion
7 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.30%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.15%) gulp
9 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 30 (34.48%) Finance
2 23 (26.44%) Banking
3 13 (14.94%) Front Office
4 11 (12.64%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.75%) Back Office
6 4 (4.60%) Marketing
7 2 (2.30%) Advertising
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.15%) Games
8 1 (1.15%) Legal
8 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.15%) Publishing
8 1 (1.15%) Retail
8 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (82.76%) Developer
2 38 (43.68%) .NET Developer
2 38 (43.68%) C# Developer
3 20 (22.99%) Senior Developer
4 19 (21.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (17.24%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (10.34%) SQL Developer
7 9 (10.34%) WinForms Developer
8 8 (9.20%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Architect
10 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.60%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.45%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (41.38%) Entity Framework
3 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 26 (29.89%) HTML
5 25 (28.74%) WCF
6 19 (21.84%) CSS
7 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (19.54%) RESTful
9 16 (18.39%) REST
10 15 (17.24%) AngularJS
10 15 (17.24%) jQuery
11 11 (12.64%) HTML5
11 11 (12.64%) WPF
12 10 (11.49%) Web Services
13 9 (10.34%) JSON
13 9 (10.34%) WinForms
14 7 (8.05%) XML
15 5 (5.75%) Ajax
15 5 (5.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.45%) Equities
2 3 (3.45%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.45%) User Experience
3 2 (2.30%) Derivative
4 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) TDD
3 30 (34.48%) MVC
4 28 (32.18%) Scrum
5 19 (21.84%) OO
6 17 (19.54%) SOA
7 16 (18.39%) OOP
8 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.79%) BDD
9 12 (13.79%) SOLID
10 11 (12.64%) Data Modelling
11 9 (10.34%) Mathematics
11 9 (10.34%) Multithreading
12 8 (9.20%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.90%) Microservices
13 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
14 5 (5.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (88.51%) C#
2 57 (65.52%) SQL
3 30 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 24 (27.59%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.64%) VB
5 11 (12.64%) VBA
6 10 (11.49%) VB.NET
7 9 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.75%) Java
8 5 (5.75%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.45%) PHP
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby
10 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.15%) Python
11 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) CFA
2 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.45%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.30%) Charles River
5 2 (2.30%) Google
5 2 (2.30%) Telerik
6 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.15%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.15%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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