Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 155 129
Rank change year-on-year +17 -26 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 120 84 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 1.37% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.49% 3.73% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 73 94
City of London median daily rate £450 £413 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.51% +0.59%
10th Percentile £339 £288 £300
90th Percentile £607 £558 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +0.89%
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 2,670 2,254 2,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.53% 36.69% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,198 1,860 1,806
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £313
90th Percentile £663 £644 £638
Central London median daily rate £505 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +6.32% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 5
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £24.86 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.51% -42.94% +79.82%
10th Percentile £21.08 £23.98 £17.09
90th Percentile £58.23 £33.73 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.86 £43.57
% change year-on-year -11.50% -42.94% +59.19%

.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 23 May 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

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the City of London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £413 -
.NET Framework
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 120 (100.00%) .NET
2 113 (94.17%) C#
3 79 (65.83%) SQL Server
4 60 (50.00%) MVC
4 60 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 59 (49.17%) JavaScript
6 52 (43.33%) Finance
7 47 (39.17%) Entity Framework
8 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (34.17%) SQL
9 41 (34.17%) AngularJS
10 39 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 36 (30.00%) HTML
12 33 (27.50%) TDD
12 33 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 33 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
14 30 (25.00%) Unit Testing
15 28 (23.33%) CSS
16 26 (21.67%) Banking
17 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (19.17%) Git (software)
19 22 (18.33%) jQuery
20 20 (16.67%) WCF
20 20 (16.67%) Scrum
21 19 (15.83%) Investment Banking
22 17 (14.17%) SQL Server 2008
22 17 (14.17%) SOLID
23 16 (13.33%) Fintech
23 16 (13.33%) Web Development

.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 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.50%) CMS
2 3 (2.50%) Confluence
2 3 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.83%) GemFire
4 1 (0.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.83%) Endur
1 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.83%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 33 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (4.17%) Serverless
4 4 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.33%) Route 53
4 4 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.67%) Office 365
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Intranet
1 1 (0.83%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (65.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.50%) Blockchain
8 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.67%) MySQL
9 2 (1.67%) Power BI
9 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (19.17%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 13 (10.83%) TeamCity
4 11 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (7.50%) NUnit
6 7 (5.83%) MSTest
6 7 (5.83%) SpecFlow
6 7 (5.83%) Subversion
7 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.00%) JIRA
7 6 (5.00%) Selenium
8 3 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.50%) Moq
9 2 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.67%) webpack
10 1 (0.83%) ER Studio
10 1 (0.83%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.83%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
General
1 52 (43.33%) Finance
2 26 (21.67%) Banking
3 19 (15.83%) Investment Banking
4 14 (11.67%) Front Office
5 6 (5.00%) Back Office
6 5 (4.17%) Marketing
7 3 (2.50%) Legal
8 2 (1.67%) Advertising
9 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 102 (85.00%) Developer
2 64 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 52 (43.33%) C# Developer
4 36 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (10.83%) Senior Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Angular Developer
7 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.17%) SQL Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
9 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Agile Developer
12 5 (4.17%) Consultant
12 5 (4.17%) DevOps Consultant
12 5 (4.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 4 (3.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 47 (39.17%) Entity Framework
4 41 (34.17%) AngularJS
5 39 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 36 (30.00%) HTML
7 33 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (23.33%) CSS
9 22 (18.33%) jQuery
10 20 (16.67%) WCF
11 14 (11.67%) HTML5
11 14 (11.67%) Web Services
11 14 (11.67%) WinForms
12 13 (10.83%) React
13 12 (10.00%) RESTful
13 12 (10.00%) WPF
14 11 (9.17%) .NET Core
14 11 (9.17%) XML
15 10 (8.33%) REST
16 8 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Fintech
2 13 (10.83%) Fixed Income
3 9 (7.50%) Derivative
4 7 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.83%) User Experience
5 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.50%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.67%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Equities
8 1 (0.83%) Exotic Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.17%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Android
2 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.50%) Linux
2 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.83%) Unix
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.00%) MVC
2 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.50%) TDD
4 30 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (16.67%) Scrum
7 17 (14.17%) SOLID
8 16 (13.33%) Web Development
9 15 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 14 (11.67%) DevOps
10 14 (11.67%) Microservices
10 14 (11.67%) SDLC
11 12 (10.00%) Mathematics
11 12 (10.00%) OO
12 11 (9.17%) BDD
13 10 (8.33%) Multithreading
14 9 (7.50%) Front End Development
14 9 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (6.67%) OOP
16 7 (5.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 113 (94.17%) C#
2 59 (49.17%) JavaScript
3 41 (34.17%) SQL
4 11 (9.17%) T-SQL
4 11 (9.17%) VB
4 11 (9.17%) VBA
5 10 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.83%) Java
6 7 (5.83%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.33%) Scala
7 4 (3.33%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.50%) C++
8 3 (2.50%) F#
8 3 (2.50%) Python
8 3 (2.50%) R
9 2 (1.67%) XPath
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (1.67%) MCP
1 2 (1.67%) MCPD
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.83%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.67%) Oracle
3 4 (3.33%) DevExpress
3 4 (3.33%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.50%) Telerik
5 2 (1.67%) CyberArk
5 2 (1.67%) Google
5 2 (1.67%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.67%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.67%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.83%) Embarcadero
6 1 (0.83%) Informatica
6 1 (0.83%) Intapp
6 1 (0.83%) Murex
6 1 (0.83%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.83%) RedGate
6 1 (0.83%) Reuters
6 1 (0.83%) Solace
6 1 (0.83%) Syncfusion