Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 132 99 153
Rank change year-on-year -33 +54 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 45 16 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.23% 0.90% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 3.00% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 13 68
10th Percentile " £463 £325
25th Percentile £350 £481 £453
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £461 £588 £500
Median % change year-on-year -21.49% +17.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £543
90th Percentile £668 £620 £653
Central London median daily rate £475 £563 £500
% change year-on-year -15.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £21.50

.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 1,232 534 2,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.73% 30.10% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 414 1,792
10th Percentile £406 £363 £406
25th Percentile £475 £431 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £525 £538
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% -2.33% +2.38%
75th Percentile £653 £613 £625
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
10th Percentile £18.78 £27.20 £16.85
25th Percentile £24.25 £32.75 £21.75
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £41.75
Median % change year-on-year -4.67% -10.17% +54.61%
75th Percentile £45.25 £40.00 £47.99
90th Percentile £68.43 £44.65 £51.68
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year -6.67% -10.17% +54.61%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Framework in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for .NET Framework in the City of London

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Framework in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in the City of London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET Framework in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (80.00%) C#
3 29 (64.44%) SQL
4 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (37.78%) Oracle
7 15 (33.33%) VB.NET
7 15 (33.33%) Finance
8 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Excel
8 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
9 13 (28.89%) VBA
9 13 (28.89%) VB
9 13 (28.89%) Data Analysis
10 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
10 12 (26.67%) DevOps
11 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
12 10 (22.22%) Entity Framework
12 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.22%) Banking
12 10 (22.22%) QA
12 10 (22.22%) WPF
13 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 8 (17.78%) Windows
14 8 (17.78%) Azure
15 7 (15.56%) .NET Core
15 7 (15.56%) OO
15 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
15 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
15 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
15 7 (15.56%) MVC

.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 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Azure
2 6 (13.33%) AWS
3 2 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.44%) Azure Logic Apps
3 2 (4.44%) Power Platform
3 2 (4.44%) Serverless
3 2 (4.44%) Snowflake
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.22%) GCP
4 1 (2.22%) GitHub
4 1 (2.22%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (2.22%) NuGet
4 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.22%) Power Automate
4 1 (2.22%) PowerApps
4 1 (2.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) Intranet
1 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.44%) Power BI
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) Big Data
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.89%) JIRA
3 4 (8.89%) Postman
3 4 (8.89%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (6.67%) NUnit
5 2 (4.44%) JUnit
5 2 (4.44%) Mockito
5 2 (4.44%) MSTest
5 2 (4.44%) Robot Framework
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.22%) gulp
6 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Social Skills
4 5 (11.11%) Front Office
5 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.44%) Marketing
6 2 (4.44%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (2.22%) International Banking
7 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 23 (51.11%) C# Developer
3 19 (42.22%) .NET Developer
4 12 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Azure Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Market Risk Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) Entity Framework
2 10 (22.22%) WPF
3 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.56%) .NET Core
5 6 (13.33%) CSS
5 6 (13.33%) HTML
5 6 (13.33%) WCF
6 5 (11.11%) Node.js
6 5 (11.11%) REST
7 4 (8.89%) LINQ
7 4 (8.89%) RESTful
7 4 (8.89%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.67%) Spring
8 3 (6.67%) WinForms
9 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.44%) Kafka
9 2 (4.44%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (6.67%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Native
2 2 (4.44%) Derivative
2 2 (4.44%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (4.44%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Robotics
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Data Analysis
3 12 (26.67%) DevOps
4 7 (15.56%) Full Stack Development
4 7 (15.56%) MVC
4 7 (15.56%) OO
4 7 (15.56%) Scrum
4 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Microservices
5 6 (13.33%) Requirements Gathering
6 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.11%) OOP
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
7 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Technology Roadmap
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) C#
2 29 (64.44%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 13 (28.89%) VB
4 13 (28.89%) VBA
5 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
6 6 (13.33%) Java
7 4 (8.89%) C
7 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.67%) Python
8 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.22%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) F#
9 1 (2.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Accessibility
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Grafana
2 1 (2.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) PagerDuty
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) Telerik
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO