Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 149 152
Rank change year-on-year +34 +3 +17
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 14 88 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 1.36% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 3.71% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 69 103
Median daily rate £481 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% +14.46%
10th Percentile £346 £345 £363
90th Percentile £599 £655 £607
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £83.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £83.50 -

.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 705 2,372 2,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.07% 36.71% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 1,918 2,254
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £375 £409 £372
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -10.15%
10th Percentile £30.90 £23.28 £21.00
90th Percentile £49.70 £60.33 £62.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £49.13 £27.00
% change year-on-year -28.76% +81.96% +10.84%

.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 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Azure
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (42.86%) DevOps
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
6 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
7 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 4 (28.57%) Parquet
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Core
8 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (21.43%) Terraform
8 3 (21.43%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (21.43%) Databricks
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
8 3 (21.43%) Microservices
8 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 3 (21.43%) R
8 3 (21.43%) SignalR

.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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Azure
2 3 (21.43%) AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) NuGet
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (7.14%) GCP
4 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
4 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Parquet
3 3 (21.43%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (21.43%) Redis
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.14%) Power BI
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.14%) FishEye
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
3 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Core
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) SignalR
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) Apache Avro
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) WCF
7 1 (7.14%) Web Services
7 1 (7.14%) WPF
7 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Microservices
4 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
5 2 (14.29%) SOLID
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) R
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) Groovy
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) VBA
6 1 (7.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Terraform
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Databricks
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) MapR
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase