Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 18 January 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 (dotNet)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 636 553 605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.00% 8.87% 8.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.72% 24.53% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 462 507
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £626 £588 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £175.00 - £40.00

.NET 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 2,681 2,254 2,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.94% 36.13% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,285 1,898 1,864
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
City of London median hourly rate £27.55 £52.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.15% +30.31% +61.62%
10th Percentile £21.00 £45.66 £20.00
90th Percentile £57.88 £56.68 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £27.09 £52.12 £40.00
% change year-on-year -48.03% +30.31% +61.62%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the City of London

.NET
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in the City of London

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in the City of London

.NET
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 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in the City of London

.NET
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 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Moorgate - 3 - -
.NET
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for .NET.

1 529 (83.18%) C#
2 295 (46.38%) SQL Server
3 276 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (40.41%) SQL
5 219 (34.43%) TDD
6 211 (33.18%) JavaScript
7 210 (33.02%) Finance
8 187 (29.40%) ASP.NET
9 174 (27.36%) MVC
10 173 (27.20%) Microsoft
11 159 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 138 (21.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 138 (21.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 130 (20.44%) HTML
14 116 (18.24%) WCF
15 112 (17.61%) .NET Framework
16 111 (17.45%) Banking
17 98 (15.41%) Java
18 96 (15.09%) WPF
18 96 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
19 93 (14.62%) CSS
20 79 (12.42%) Web Services
21 78 (12.26%) OO
21 78 (12.26%) Git (software)
22 77 (12.11%) Front Office
23 75 (11.79%) Scrum
24 74 (11.64%) XML
24 74 (11.64%) REST
25 73 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
26 71 (11.16%) BDD

.NET
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 16 (2.52%) IIS
1 16 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.36%) CMS
3 12 (1.89%) Confluence
4 11 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.26%) MQSeries
6 7 (1.10%) Apache
6 7 (1.10%) NServiceBus
6 7 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.94%) JBoss
7 6 (0.94%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.47%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.47%) nginx
10 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Mingle
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (6.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.31%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 138 (21.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (1.42%) PaaS
3 9 (1.42%) SaaS
4 8 (1.26%) npm
4 8 (1.26%) Serverless
5 6 (0.94%) GitHub
6 5 (0.79%) Office 365
7 4 (0.63%) IaaS
8 3 (0.47%) Force.com
8 3 (0.47%) Route 53
8 3 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.20%) HTTP
2 5 (0.79%) Firewall
2 5 (0.79%) SSL
2 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.47%) AMQP
4 2 (0.31%) SMS
4 2 (0.31%) snoop
4 2 (0.31%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.16%) Internet
5 1 (0.16%) Intranet
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) LDAP
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) SSH
5 1 (0.16%) VLAN
5 1 (0.16%) VPN
5 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (46.38%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 40 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (6.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (4.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 30 (4.72%) Relational Database
9 28 (4.40%) SQL Server 2016
10 23 (3.62%) Oracle Database
11 18 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (2.20%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.73%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (1.10%) InterSystems Cache
16 7 (1.10%) MySQL
16 7 (1.10%) Power BI
17 6 (0.94%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 78 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 55 (8.65%) TeamCity
3 49 (7.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (7.55%) Visual Studio
5 34 (5.35%) NUnit
6 28 (4.40%) Selenium
7 25 (3.93%) JIRA
8 24 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 23 (3.62%) SpecFlow
10 19 (2.99%) Moq
10 19 (2.99%) Subversion
11 18 (2.83%) Jenkins
12 16 (2.52%) MSTest
13 12 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
14 11 (1.73%) MSBuild
15 10 (1.57%) Maven
16 9 (1.42%) Cucumber
17 8 (1.26%) ReSharper
17 8 (1.26%) WebDriver
18 7 (1.10%) Bower
General
1 210 (33.02%) Finance
2 111 (17.45%) Banking
3 77 (12.11%) Front Office
4 40 (6.29%) Investment Banking
5 33 (5.19%) Law
5 33 (5.19%) Legal
6 18 (2.83%) Marketing
7 17 (2.67%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.20%) Advertising
9 10 (1.57%) Retail
10 8 (1.26%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.10%) Back Office
12 6 (0.94%) Prime Brokerage
13 5 (0.79%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 508 (79.87%) Developer
2 264 (41.51%) C# Developer
3 253 (39.78%) .NET Developer
4 154 (24.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (9.75%) Full Stack Developer
5 62 (9.75%) Senior Developer
6 54 (8.49%) WPF Developer
7 44 (6.92%) C# WPF Developer
8 40 (6.29%) SQL Developer
9 37 (5.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 36 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (5.03%) Senior .NET Developer
11 32 (5.03%) Senior C# Developer
12 30 (4.72%) Agile Developer
13 27 (4.25%) Analyst
13 27 (4.25%) Angular Developer
13 27 (4.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (4.25%) Microsoft Developer
14 26 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 20 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (29.40%) ASP.NET
2 159 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 138 (21.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 130 (20.44%) HTML
5 116 (18.24%) WCF
6 112 (17.61%) .NET Framework
7 96 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 96 (15.09%) WPF
8 93 (14.62%) CSS
9 79 (12.42%) Web Services
10 74 (11.64%) REST
10 74 (11.64%) XML
11 66 (10.38%) jQuery
12 55 (8.65%) SOAP
13 50 (7.86%) React
14 48 (7.55%) HTML5
14 48 (7.55%) WinForms
15 47 (7.39%) JSON
16 46 (7.23%) Node.js
16 46 (7.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.16%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 38 (5.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 36 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.56%) Algorithms
6 27 (4.25%) Data Structures
7 24 (3.77%) Derivative
7 24 (3.77%) Hedge funds
8 21 (3.30%) Fixed Income
9 20 (3.14%) Equities
10 14 (2.20%) Fintech
11 13 (2.04%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.57%) User Experience
13 7 (1.10%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.94%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (0.94%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.94%) PKI
15 5 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.59%) Windows
2 22 (3.46%) Linux
3 17 (2.67%) Unix
3 17 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (34.43%) TDD
3 174 (27.36%) MVC
4 78 (12.26%) OO
5 75 (11.79%) Scrum
6 73 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (11.16%) BDD
8 58 (9.12%) Multithreading
9 53 (8.33%) Mathematics
10 51 (8.02%) DevOps
11 49 (7.70%) Unit Testing
12 47 (7.39%) Microservices
12 47 (7.39%) OOP
12 47 (7.39%) SOLID
13 46 (7.23%) SOA
13 46 (7.23%) Test Automation
14 45 (7.08%) CRM
14 45 (7.08%) MVVM
14 45 (7.08%) Web Development
15 44 (6.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 529 (83.18%) C#
2 257 (40.41%) SQL
3 211 (33.18%) JavaScript
4 98 (15.41%) Java
5 59 (9.28%) T-SQL
6 42 (6.60%) VB.NET
7 35 (5.50%) C++
8 33 (5.19%) VBA
9 26 (4.09%) TypeScript
10 23 (3.62%) PowerShell
11 21 (3.30%) Python
11 21 (3.30%) VB
12 15 (2.36%) PHP
13 12 (1.89%) Perl
14 9 (1.42%) Apple Swift
14 9 (1.42%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.42%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.42%) Ruby
15 7 (1.10%) MUMPS
16 5 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (10.22%) Degree
2 13 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.47%) MCP
5 3 (0.47%) MCPD
5 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.97%) QA
2 21 (3.30%) MiFID
3 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.47%) HL7
5 3 (0.47%) SLA
6 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.31%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (4.40%) Docker
2 18 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (2.36%) Ansible
2 13 (2.04%) Puppet
3 10 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.94%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.94%) Terraform
5 2 (0.31%) Control-M
5 2 (0.31%) Mesos
5 2 (0.31%) WMI
6 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 173 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 46 (7.23%) Oracle
3 26 (4.09%) Apigee
4 14 (2.20%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.73%) IBM
6 10 (1.57%) DevExpress
6 10 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.10%) TIBCO
8 6 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.94%) Sybase
9 5 (0.79%) Adobe
9 5 (0.79%) Infragistics
9 5 (0.79%) Typemock
10 4 (0.63%) Tableau
11 3 (0.47%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.47%) F5
11 3 (0.47%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.47%) Informatica
11 3 (0.47%) Telerik
11 3 (0.47%) VMware