Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 138 141
Rank change year-on-year -21 +3 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 91 123 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 1.75% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 4.62% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 108 77
City of London median daily rate £525 £450 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +6.89% -4.32%
10th Percentile £413 £334 £283
90th Percentile £650 £588 £550
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £418
% change year-on-year +5.26% +13.64% -1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £145.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £145.50 - -

.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 2,532 2,665 2,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.58% 37.96% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,038 2,237 1,838
City of London median daily rate £525 £515 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +7.80% +0.58%
10th Percentile £409 £365 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £639
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £24.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -13.52% -42.94%
10th Percentile £17.60 £21.25 £23.98
90th Percentile £77.75 £61.73 £33.73
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £24.86
% change year-on-year +62.79% -13.52% -42.94%

.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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 -44 1 £425 +3.03%
Moorgate - 1 - -
.NET Framework
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 86 (94.51%) C#
3 54 (59.34%) SQL
4 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (48.35%) SQL Server
6 43 (47.25%) Entity Framework
7 39 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 37 (40.66%) JavaScript
9 32 (35.16%) HTML
10 31 (34.07%) MVC
11 30 (32.97%) Microservices
12 29 (31.87%) TDD
13 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET
14 27 (29.67%) Finance
15 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
16 25 (27.47%) AngularJS
17 24 (26.37%) jQuery
17 24 (26.37%) CSS
18 23 (25.27%) .NET Core
19 22 (24.18%) HTML5
20 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
20 21 (23.08%) Visual Studio
21 20 (21.98%) REST
22 19 (20.88%) Git (software)
22 19 (20.88%) Greenfield Project
23 18 (19.78%) WCF
23 18 (19.78%) DevOps
24 17 (18.68%) Team Foundation Server
25 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
25 16 (17.58%) WPF

.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 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) CMS
2 3 (3.30%) Confluence
2 3 (3.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.20%) IIS
3 2 (2.20%) JBoss
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.10%) Kentico
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Endur
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 39 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.38%) Serverless
3 8 (8.79%) Office 365
4 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.69%) Yammer
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.20%) GitHub
5 2 (2.20%) npm
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.10%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (1.10%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.10%) CloudBees
6 1 (1.10%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) SSL
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (48.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.29%) Redis
4 12 (13.19%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (13.19%) Data Lake
5 11 (12.09%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.10%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.10%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 19 (20.88%) Git (software)
3 17 (18.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (16.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (6.59%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (4.40%) Jasmine
7 4 (4.40%) JIRA
8 3 (3.30%) gulp
8 3 (3.30%) Log4Net
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (2.20%) Grunt
9 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.20%) Mocha
9 2 (2.20%) MSTest
9 2 (2.20%) NSubstitute
9 2 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (2.20%) Selenium
9 2 (2.20%) TestComplete
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Front Office
3 5 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (78.02%) Developer
2 44 (48.35%) .NET Developer
3 18 (19.78%) C# Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (12.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Azure Developer
7 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Actuarial Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Backend Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Office 365 Developer
9 4 (4.40%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.40%) WPF Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Xamarin Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.30%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (47.25%) Entity Framework
3 32 (35.16%) HTML
4 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 25 (27.47%) AngularJS
6 24 (26.37%) CSS
6 24 (26.37%) jQuery
7 23 (25.27%) .NET Core
8 22 (24.18%) HTML5
9 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (21.98%) REST
11 18 (19.78%) WCF
12 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (17.58%) WPF
13 15 (16.48%) Ajax
13 15 (16.48%) Web Services
14 14 (15.38%) React
15 13 (14.29%) JSON
16 12 (13.19%) XML
17 10 (10.99%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (13.19%) Fintech
2 12 (13.19%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.49%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.49%) Reinsurance
5 3 (3.30%) User Experience
6 2 (2.20%) W3C
7 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Android
2 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.10%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) MVC
3 30 (32.97%) Microservices
4 29 (31.87%) TDD
5 18 (19.78%) DevOps
6 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.99%) Scrum
8 9 (9.89%) BDD
8 9 (9.89%) OO
9 8 (8.79%) Capital Modelling
9 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.79%) Web Development
10 7 (7.69%) API Design
10 7 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 7 (7.69%) SOA
10 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.59%) MVVM
11 6 (6.59%) SOLID
12 5 (5.49%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 86 (94.51%) C#
2 54 (59.34%) SQL
3 37 (40.66%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.79%) Java
4 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.59%) VBA
6 4 (4.40%) C
6 4 (4.40%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) Scala
8 2 (2.20%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.10%) Clojure
9 1 (1.10%) Go
9 1 (1.10%) PHP
9 1 (1.10%) Python
9 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.10%) VB6
9 1 (1.10%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) Docker
2 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.30%) Terraform
3 2 (2.20%) WSUS
4 1 (1.10%) Ansible
4 1 (1.10%) Grafana
4 1 (1.10%) Kibana
4 1 (1.10%) logstash
4 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) Bloomberg
2 4 (4.40%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.30%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.20%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 2 (2.20%) Dataiku
4 2 (2.20%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.20%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.10%) Okta
5 1 (1.10%) Reuters
5 1 (1.10%) Tableau
5 1 (1.10%) Telerik
5 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.10%) webMethods