Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 107 109 147
Rank change year-on-year +2 +38 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 80 23 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.99% 1.09% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 3.50% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 14 41
10th Percentile - £427 £400
25th Percentile £350 £492 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £600 £525
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% -
75th Percentile £650 - £600
90th Percentile £813 - £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £500
% change year-on-year - +15.00% -

.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 1,269 657 1,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.61% 31.15% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,011 509 1,338
10th Percentile £413 £363 £388
25th Percentile £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £688 £618 £613
90th Percentile £760 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
10th Percentile £18.23 - £49.82
25th Percentile £26.06 £17.50 £51.79
Median hourly rate £39.75 £20.00 £57.67
Median % change year-on-year +98.75% -65.32% +249.48%
75th Percentile £54.06 £22.50 £62.62
90th Percentile £62.28 - £64.05
Central London median hourly rate £39.75 £20.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +98.75% -66.67% +263.64%

.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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022, 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 80 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (86.25%) C#
3 47 (58.75%) SQL Server
4 46 (57.50%) SQL
5 29 (36.25%) Banking
6 28 (35.00%) Finance
7 26 (32.50%) Oracle
7 26 (32.50%) Oracle Database
8 25 (31.25%) VB
8 25 (31.25%) VB.NET
8 25 (31.25%) VBA
8 25 (31.25%) Windows
8 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
8 25 (31.25%) Data Analysis
9 24 (30.00%) ASP.NET
10 22 (27.50%) T-SQL
11 21 (26.25%) WPF
12 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
12 18 (22.50%) Azure
13 17 (21.25%) DevOps
13 17 (21.25%) SharePoint
13 17 (21.25%) QA
14 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (18.75%) PL/SQL
14 15 (18.75%) Visual Studio
14 15 (18.75%) Entity Framework
14 15 (18.75%) .NET Core
15 13 (16.25%) MVC
16 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
16 12 (15.00%) Multithreading

.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 17 (21.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.50%) Azure
2 8 (10.00%) AWS
3 5 (6.25%) Azure Service Bus
4 4 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (5.00%) Azure Logic Apps
5 3 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.75%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 3 (3.75%) Azure Key Vault
5 3 (3.75%) Azure Storage
5 3 (3.75%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.75%) PaaS
6 2 (2.50%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.25%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.25%) GitHub
7 1 (1.25%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.25%) NuGet
7 1 (1.25%) Power Automate
7 1 (1.25%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
1 1 (1.25%) Intranet
1 1 (1.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (58.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (32.50%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 8 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.50%) Big Data
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.50%) Parquet
5 2 (2.50%) Power BI
5 2 (2.50%) Redis
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.25%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.00%) NUnit
7 3 (3.75%) JIRA
7 3 (3.75%) Subversion
7 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.50%) Selenium
9 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.25%) FishEye
9 1 (1.25%) GitLab
9 1 (1.25%) Moq
9 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.25%) MSTest
9 1 (1.25%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (1.25%) webpack
General
1 29 (36.25%) Banking
2 28 (35.00%) Finance
3 10 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 9 (11.25%) Front Office
5 8 (10.00%) Financial Institution
6 7 (8.75%) Retail
7 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (6.25%) Back Office
8 5 (6.25%) Social Skills
9 1 (1.25%) Law
9 1 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 74 (92.50%) Developer
2 39 (48.75%) C# Developer
3 24 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 15 (18.75%) SharePoint Developer
5 13 (16.25%) Senior Developer
6 10 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Scala Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Azure Developer
10 5 (6.25%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (6.25%) WPF Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Lead Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Lead .NET Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Lead C# Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 2 (2.50%) Integration Developer
13 2 (2.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (26.25%) WPF
4 15 (18.75%) .NET Core
4 15 (18.75%) Entity Framework
5 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (11.25%) WinForms
6 8 (10.00%) Play Framework
7 7 (8.75%) CSS
8 6 (7.50%) HTML
9 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.25%) WCF
10 3 (3.75%) ActiveX
10 3 (3.75%) jQuery
10 3 (3.75%) JSON
10 3 (3.75%) LINQ
10 3 (3.75%) Ninject
10 3 (3.75%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (3.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.25%) Derivative
3 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.25%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.25%) Robotics
3 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Data Analysis
2 17 (21.25%) DevOps
3 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.25%) MVC
5 12 (15.00%) Microservices
5 12 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.75%) OO
6 11 (13.75%) OOP
7 10 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.00%) Full Stack Development
9 8 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
9 8 (10.00%) Scrum
10 7 (8.75%) SDLC
11 5 (6.25%) Cash Management
11 5 (6.25%) CI/CD
11 5 (6.25%) TDD
12 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (86.25%) C#
2 46 (57.50%) SQL
3 25 (31.25%) VB
3 25 (31.25%) VB.NET
3 25 (31.25%) VBA
4 22 (27.50%) T-SQL
5 15 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.75%) C
7 11 (13.75%) Python
8 8 (10.00%) C++
9 7 (8.75%) Scala
10 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.50%) R
12 1 (1.25%) Groovy
12 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
1 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.50%) Terraform
3 1 (1.25%) Ansible
3 1 (1.25%) Grafana
3 1 (1.25%) Kibana
3 1 (1.25%) MIIS
3 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Oracle
2 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.75%) Databricks
5 2 (2.50%) Citrix
5 2 (2.50%) Telerik
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Splunk
6 1 (1.25%) Sybase