Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 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
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 20 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 208 198 432
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.94% 7.07% 6.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.43% 21.29% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 150 364
10th Percentile £413 £367 £406
25th Percentile £525 £425 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £613 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +22.50% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £676 £675
Central London median daily rate £610 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +22.00% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
Central London median hourly rate - £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

.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 1,018 930 2,378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.94% 33.20% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 726 1,916
10th Percentile £394 £376 £413
25th Percentile £463 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £721 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £573 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.05% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
10th Percentile £15.50 £27.20 £20.15
25th Percentile £16.25 £32.75 £24.81
Median hourly rate £20.00 £46.50 £38.37
Median % change year-on-year -56.99% +21.18% +76.43%
75th Percentile £25.75 £57.50 £48.56
90th Percentile £32.95 £59.75 £56.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year -56.99% +11.39% +91.93%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for .NET in the City of London

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in the City of London

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for .NET in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 147 (70.67%) C#
2 145 (69.71%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (62.50%) Azure
4 119 (57.21%) SQL
5 118 (56.73%) TDD
6 87 (41.83%) DevOps
7 74 (35.58%) AngularJS
8 63 (30.29%) Banking
9 61 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (27.88%) TypeScript
11 52 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 50 (24.04%) Finance
12 50 (24.04%) Git (software)
13 49 (23.56%) SQL Server
13 49 (23.56%) Octopus Deploy
13 49 (23.56%) Analytics
14 48 (23.08%) Software Engineering
15 47 (22.60%) Continuous Improvement
15 47 (22.60%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 45 (21.63%) React
17 42 (20.19%) PowerShell
17 42 (20.19%) ASP.NET
17 42 (20.19%) Microsoft
18 41 (19.71%) Social Skills
19 38 (18.27%) Front Office
19 38 (18.27%) AWS
19 38 (18.27%) Derivative
20 36 (17.31%) Greenfield Project
21 35 (16.83%) BDD
21 35 (16.83%) Test Automation

.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 32 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.92%) IIS
2 4 (1.92%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.96%) Appian
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.48%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.48%) SAS
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 130 (62.50%) Azure
2 38 (18.27%) AWS
3 31 (14.90%) Power Platform
4 27 (12.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (10.10%) Serverless
6 17 (8.17%) Azure Functions
7 9 (4.33%) PaaS
8 7 (3.37%) SaaS
9 5 (2.40%) Azure Service Bus
9 5 (2.40%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (2.40%) Power Automate
10 4 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.92%) Azure Stack
11 3 (1.44%) Azure Event Grid
11 3 (1.44%) Azure Logic Apps
11 3 (1.44%) Azure Storage
12 2 (0.96%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.96%) Azure Key Vault
12 2 (0.96%) IaaS
12 2 (0.96%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.96%) SMTP
2 1 (0.48%) Broadband
2 1 (0.48%) DNS
2 1 (0.48%) FTP
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.56%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.94%) Power BI
3 18 (8.65%) Tableau
3 18 (8.65%) Tableau Desktop
3 18 (8.65%) Tableau Server
4 11 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.33%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.96%) Big Data
10 2 (0.96%) OLTP
10 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.48%) MySQL
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.48%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 50 (24.04%) Git (software)
2 49 (23.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 23 (11.06%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.85%) JIRA
4 8 (3.85%) Selenium
5 7 (3.37%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.44%) NUnit
6 3 (1.44%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.96%) git-flow
7 2 (0.96%) JMeter
7 2 (0.96%) JUnit
7 2 (0.96%) Mockito
7 2 (0.96%) MSTest
7 2 (0.96%) Robot Framework
7 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.48%) ANTLR
8 1 (0.48%) Moq
General
1 63 (30.29%) Banking
2 50 (24.04%) Finance
3 41 (19.71%) Social Skills
4 38 (18.27%) Front Office
5 32 (15.38%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.96%) Back Office
7 2 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (0.96%) Publishing
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) International Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 151 (72.60%) Developer
2 77 (37.02%) C# Developer
3 38 (18.27%) .NET Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Analyst
5 22 (10.58%) Technical Leader
6 18 (8.65%) Analyst Developer
7 12 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.29%) SQL Developer
9 10 (4.81%) React Developer
10 9 (4.33%) Architect
10 9 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.85%) Azure Developer
11 8 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
12 7 (3.37%) Asset Management Analyst
12 7 (3.37%) C# Developer - Commodities
12 7 (3.37%) Credit Risk Developer
12 7 (3.37%) Principal Developer
12 7 (3.37%) Risk Analyst
12 7 (3.37%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (2.88%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (35.58%) AngularJS
2 45 (21.63%) React
3 42 (20.19%) ASP.NET
4 31 (14.90%) .NET Core
5 28 (13.46%) ASP.NET Core
6 21 (10.10%) .NET Framework
7 18 (8.65%) WPF
8 14 (6.73%) WCF
9 12 (5.77%) HTML
10 11 (5.29%) Node.js
11 9 (4.33%) Redux
12 8 (3.85%) CSS
13 7 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (3.37%) REST
13 7 (3.37%) RESTful
13 7 (3.37%) Web Services
14 5 (2.40%) Kafka
14 5 (2.40%) WinForms
15 4 (1.92%) Spring
16 3 (1.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.27%) Derivative
2 36 (17.31%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (12.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 24 (11.54%) Fixed Income
5 19 (9.13%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (6.25%) Market Risk
7 10 (4.81%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.44%) Equities
9 3 (1.44%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.44%) User Experience
10 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.96%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.48%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.48%) NHS
11 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.88%) Windows
2 4 (1.92%) Linux
3 2 (0.96%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (69.71%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (56.73%) TDD
3 87 (41.83%) DevOps
4 61 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (23.56%) Analytics
6 48 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 47 (22.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 47 (22.60%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 35 (16.83%) BDD
8 35 (16.83%) Test Automation
9 29 (13.94%) Mentoring
10 28 (13.46%) Microservices
11 27 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (12.02%) Deployment Automation
14 21 (10.10%) User Stories
15 20 (9.62%) Data Analysis
15 20 (9.62%) SDLC
16 19 (9.13%) Data Integration
16 19 (9.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 147 (70.67%) C#
2 119 (57.21%) SQL
3 58 (27.88%) TypeScript
4 52 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 42 (20.19%) PowerShell
6 18 (8.65%) Java
7 14 (6.73%) Python
8 11 (5.29%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.88%) C++
9 6 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.40%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.44%) VB
12 2 (0.96%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.96%) ES6
12 2 (0.96%) F#
12 2 (0.96%) Rust
12 2 (0.96%) VBA
13 1 (0.48%) Go
13 1 (0.48%) Scala
13 1 (0.48%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 8 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.98%) QA
System Software
1 27 (12.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (0.48%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (5.77%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.40%) Terraform
3 1 (0.48%) Grafana
3 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) Marathon
3 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.77%) Oracle
3 4 (1.92%) MuleSoft
3 4 (1.92%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.44%) UiPath
5 2 (0.96%) Cadence
5 2 (0.96%) Charles River
5 2 (0.96%) Citrix
5 2 (0.96%) Google
5 2 (0.96%) hybris
5 2 (0.96%) IBM
5 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.96%) Splunk
6 1 (0.48%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.48%) Cognos
6 1 (0.48%) Dell
6 1 (0.48%) Linedata
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.48%) Telerik