Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 170 156
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 -25
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 105 73 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.51% 1.11% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.81% 2.93% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 64 76
City of London median daily rate £475 £418 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% -3.47% +1.76%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £285
90th Percentile £613 £563 £594
Central London median daily rate £475 £415 £421
% change year-on-year +14.46% -1.43% +2.06%
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 2,756 2,494 2,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.51% 37.83% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,247 2,006 2,000
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.98%
10th Percentile £370 £363 £319
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 6
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.49 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.15% +16.60% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21.00 £20.75 £17.08
90th Percentile £62.50 £29.62 £49.29
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.36 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.84% +16.00% -34.61%

.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 16 August 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 16 August 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.

1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 87 (82.86%) C#
3 67 (63.81%) SQL Server
4 56 (53.33%) MVC
5 48 (45.71%) Entity Framework
6 44 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
7 43 (40.95%) ASP.NET
8 37 (35.24%) Finance
9 35 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 34 (32.38%) Microsoft
11 33 (31.43%) TDD
11 33 (31.43%) AngularJS
12 31 (29.52%) SQL
13 29 (27.62%) HTML
14 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (25.71%) CSS
16 23 (21.90%) Unit Testing
17 21 (20.00%) Scrum
18 20 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (19.05%) Fintech
19 19 (18.10%) WCF
19 19 (18.10%) Windows
20 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
21 17 (16.19%) .NET Core
22 16 (15.24%) REST
23 15 (14.29%) jQuery
23 15 (14.29%) Fixed Income
24 14 (13.33%) OO

.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 6 (5.71%) CMS
2 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.90%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.90%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
4 1 (0.95%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.95%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 35 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.76%) Serverless
4 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.81%) PaaS
5 3 (2.86%) IaaS
6 2 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.95%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.95%) Route 53
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
1 1 (0.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (63.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (4.76%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.81%) Data Lake
7 4 (3.81%) Redis
8 3 (2.86%) Blockchain
8 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.90%) Power BI
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.62%) SpecFlow
3 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.76%) NUnit
5 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.81%) JIRA
6 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.86%) Selenium
7 3 (2.86%) Subversion
8 2 (1.90%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.90%) MSTest
8 2 (1.90%) webpack
9 1 (0.95%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.95%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.95%) Spock
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (35.24%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Front Office
3 6 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Advertising
5 3 (2.86%) Back Office
5 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.86%) Publishing
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (82.86%) Developer
2 61 (58.10%) .NET Developer
3 30 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 24 (22.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer - Fintech
7 6 (5.71%) Angular Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Agile Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Azure Developer
8 4 (3.81%) React Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Writer
9 3 (2.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (45.71%) Entity Framework
3 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 43 (40.95%) ASP.NET
5 33 (31.43%) AngularJS
6 29 (27.62%) HTML
7 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (25.71%) CSS
9 19 (18.10%) WCF
10 17 (16.19%) .NET Core
11 16 (15.24%) REST
12 15 (14.29%) jQuery
13 14 (13.33%) Web Services
14 13 (12.38%) WPF
15 11 (10.48%) RESTful
16 9 (8.57%) React
17 8 (7.62%) HTML5
17 8 (7.62%) NHibernate
18 7 (6.67%) SOAP
18 7 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Fintech
2 15 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 12 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.76%) User Experience
6 4 (3.81%) Equities
7 3 (2.86%) Derivative
7 3 (2.86%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.90%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.95%) Exotic Derivative
9 1 (0.95%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.95%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Windows
2 9 (8.57%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.90%) Android
5 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.33%) MVC
2 44 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.43%) TDD
4 23 (21.90%) Unit Testing
5 21 (20.00%) Scrum
6 20 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (13.33%) OO
8 13 (12.38%) OOP
8 13 (12.38%) SDLC
9 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.48%) BDD
10 11 (10.48%) SOLID
11 10 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (9.52%) Web Development
12 9 (8.57%) DevOps
12 9 (8.57%) Kanban
12 9 (8.57%) SOA
13 8 (7.62%) Microservices
14 7 (6.67%) Front End Development
14 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (82.86%) C#
2 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
3 31 (29.52%) SQL
4 9 (8.57%) Java
4 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
4 9 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.76%) TypeScript
6 4 (3.81%) C
6 4 (3.81%) Scala
7 3 (2.86%) F#
7 3 (2.86%) VBA
8 2 (1.90%) C++
8 2 (1.90%) Python
8 2 (1.90%) VB
8 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.95%) R
9 1 (0.95%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Docker
2 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.95%) Control-M
3 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (32.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle
3 5 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.86%) Cadence
5 2 (1.90%) CyberArk
5 2 (1.90%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.90%) Sybase
5 2 (1.90%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.95%) Apigee
6 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.95%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.95%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.95%) Embarcadero
6 1 (0.95%) Intel
6 1 (0.95%) Murex
6 1 (0.95%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.95%) Reuters