Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 163 157
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 114 96 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.60% 1.34% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 3.53% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 82 61
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -8.11%
10th Percentile £425 £345 £313
90th Percentile £615 £600 £550
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +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 2,821 2,722 2,328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.52% 37.87% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,351 2,299 1,968
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £406 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.79 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -26.32% -9.68%
10th Percentile £14.90 £19.33 £19.00
90th Percentile £84.50 £41.25 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.58% -38.57% -9.68%

.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 11 December 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 11 December 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.

1 114 (100.00%) .NET
2 99 (86.84%) C#
3 72 (63.16%) Entity Framework
4 70 (61.40%) SQL Server
5 63 (55.26%) SQL
6 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (40.35%) TDD
7 46 (40.35%) MVC
8 42 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (30.70%) WPF
9 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
9 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (28.07%) JavaScript
11 31 (27.19%) Finance
12 30 (26.32%) .NET Core
13 29 (25.44%) AngularJS
14 27 (23.68%) WCF
14 27 (23.68%) CSS
14 27 (23.68%) Greenfield Project
15 26 (22.81%) HTML
15 26 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (21.93%) OO
17 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
18 21 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (18.42%) Microservices
19 20 (17.54%) Capital Modelling
19 20 (17.54%) SOA
20 18 (15.79%) Fintech
21 17 (14.91%) REST
21 17 (14.91%) jQuery

.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 8 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.26%) CMS
3 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.75%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Endur
1 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.88%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 42 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.65%) Serverless
3 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Apigee
5 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.88%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.88%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.88%) GitHub
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Route 53
5 1 (0.88%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) HTTP
2 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (61.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (11.40%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (11.40%) Redis
3 13 (11.40%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (11.40%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (9.65%) Cosmos DB
4 11 (9.65%) Data Lake
5 9 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.75%) KDB
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.28%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.02%) Selenium
3 8 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.14%) SpecFlow
4 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (4.39%) Jasmine
5 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.51%) Artifactory
6 4 (3.51%) NUnit
7 3 (2.63%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.75%) git-flow
8 2 (1.75%) Hudson
8 2 (1.75%) JIRA
8 2 (1.75%) JMeter
8 2 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.75%) MSTest
8 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Financial Institution
3 8 (7.02%) Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Front Office
5 5 (4.39%) Retail
6 4 (3.51%) Advertising
6 4 (3.51%) Marketing
7 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.88%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (81.58%) Developer
2 71 (62.28%) .NET Developer
3 27 (23.68%) C# Developer
4 21 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (9.65%) SQL Developer
5 11 (9.65%) WPF Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Actuarial Developer
7 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer - Fintech
7 5 (4.39%) C Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Lead .NET Developer
8 4 (3.51%) React Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Technical Writer
9 3 (2.63%) Angular Developer
9 3 (2.63%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (1.75%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (63.16%) Entity Framework
3 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
3 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 35 (30.70%) WPF
4 30 (26.32%) .NET Core
5 29 (25.44%) AngularJS
6 27 (23.68%) CSS
6 27 (23.68%) WCF
7 26 (22.81%) HTML
8 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (14.91%) jQuery
8 17 (14.91%) REST
9 16 (14.04%) React
10 15 (13.16%) HTML5
11 13 (11.40%) Task Parallel Library
12 12 (10.53%) Angular 2
13 9 (7.89%) SOAP
13 9 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (7.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.68%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (15.79%) Fintech
3 10 (8.77%) Reinsurance
4 9 (7.89%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.63%) Equities
6 3 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.63%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.63%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.63%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.02%) Linux
1 8 (7.02%) Windows
2 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.75%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.35%) MVC
2 46 (40.35%) TDD
3 26 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (21.93%) OO
5 21 (18.42%) Microservices
6 20 (17.54%) Capital Modelling
6 20 (17.54%) SOA
7 17 (14.91%) Test Automation
8 16 (14.04%) Unit Testing
9 15 (13.16%) Multithreading
9 15 (13.16%) Scrum
10 14 (12.28%) BDD
10 14 (12.28%) MVVM
10 14 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (11.40%) Waterfall
12 12 (10.53%) Asset Management
12 12 (10.53%) OOP
13 11 (9.65%) Analytics
14 10 (8.77%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 99 (86.84%) C#
2 63 (55.26%) SQL
3 32 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.77%) VBA
6 9 (7.89%) TypeScript
7 8 (7.02%) C
8 5 (4.39%) Java
9 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.75%) C++
10 2 (1.75%) PHP
11 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.88%) ES6
11 1 (0.88%) Go
11 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.51%) Ansible
3 2 (1.75%) Terraform
4 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.63%) Cadence
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle
4 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.75%) Telerik
4 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.88%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (0.88%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.88%) Perfecto Mobile