Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 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 (dotNet)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 19 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 435 619 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.32% 8.81% 8.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.49% 21.98% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 517 516
City of London median daily rate £513 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £382 £406 £358
90th Percentile £675 £638 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £36.75 - £27.05
10th Percentile £23.98 - £23.76
90th Percentile £52.13 - £29.24
Central London median hourly rate £36.75 - £27.05

.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 2,123 2,816 2,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.72% 40.07% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,736 2,343 2,199
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +2.94% +7.37%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
City of London median hourly rate £46.85 £32.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.05% +52.33% -38.57%
10th Percentile £31.06 £17.90 £18.85
90th Percentile £60.25 £81.63 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £46.85 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +33.85% +62.79% -38.57%

.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 23 October 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 October 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
Moorgate +3 23 £550 +15.79%
London Bridge +19 7 £500 +11.11%
.NET
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 305 (70.11%) C#
2 217 (49.89%) Azure
3 172 (39.54%) SQL Server
4 170 (39.08%) SQL
5 147 (33.79%) Finance
6 141 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
7 138 (31.72%) Microsoft
8 124 (28.51%) JavaScript
9 105 (24.14%) Microservices
10 103 (23.68%) .NET Core
11 101 (23.22%) AngularJS
12 100 (22.99%) DevOps
13 95 (21.84%) TDD
13 95 (21.84%) ASP.NET
14 86 (19.77%) .NET Framework
15 83 (19.08%) MVC
16 61 (14.02%) Docker
17 60 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
18 53 (12.18%) Kubernetes
19 51 (11.72%) Greenfield Project
19 51 (11.72%) HTML
20 49 (11.26%) CSS
21 46 (10.57%) CRM
21 46 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 45 (10.34%) Web Services
22 45 (10.34%) AWS
23 43 (9.89%) Test Automation
24 42 (9.66%) Java
25 41 (9.43%) SharePoint
25 41 (9.43%) Continuous Integration

.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 41 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 29 (6.67%) IIS
3 17 (3.91%) CMS
4 10 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.30%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.07%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.61%) SugarCRM
7 6 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.38%) WebLogic Integration
8 4 (0.92%) Apache
9 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.69%) Confluence
9 3 (0.69%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (8.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (1.38%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.46%) Primavera
6 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.23%) Endur
6 1 (0.23%) iTrent
6 1 (0.23%) Minerva
6 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 217 (49.89%) Azure
2 45 (10.34%) AWS
3 32 (7.36%) Serverless
4 30 (6.90%) Power Platform
5 21 (4.83%) PaaS
6 20 (4.60%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (4.14%) Office 365
8 14 (3.22%) npm
9 13 (2.99%) Azure Data Factory
9 13 (2.99%) Azure Functions
10 12 (2.76%) IaaS
11 11 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (2.07%) GitHub
13 8 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (1.61%) Azure Machine Learning
15 5 (1.15%) SaaS
16 4 (0.92%) Data Lake Analytics
16 4 (0.92%) PowerApps
17 3 (0.69%) GCP
17 3 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.92%) Firewall
1 4 (0.92%) Intranet
2 3 (0.69%) DNS
3 2 (0.46%) AMQP
3 2 (0.46%) HTTP
3 2 (0.46%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (39.54%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (7.13%) Data Lake
4 30 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (6.44%) Azure SQL Database
5 28 (6.44%) Power BI
6 26 (5.98%) Cosmos DB
7 21 (4.83%) NoSQL
8 18 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (3.91%) Redis
10 15 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (2.76%) Big Data
12 12 (2.76%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.76%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (2.53%) MySQL
14 10 (2.30%) Relational Database
14 10 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (1.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (9.20%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.13%) TeamCity
3 26 (5.98%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (3.91%) NUnit
7 13 (2.99%) Moq
8 11 (2.53%) JIRA
8 11 (2.53%) SpecFlow
9 10 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.84%) gulp
10 8 (1.84%) MSTest
11 7 (1.61%) Subversion
12 6 (1.38%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.15%) CruiseControl
13 5 (1.15%) Grunt
13 5 (1.15%) Maven
13 5 (1.15%) webpack
14 4 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (0.92%) MSBuild
General
1 147 (33.79%) Finance
2 39 (8.97%) Banking
3 27 (6.21%) Front Office
4 14 (3.22%) Retail
5 10 (2.30%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.84%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.84%) Marketing
7 7 (1.61%) Law
8 6 (1.38%) Advertising
9 5 (1.15%) Back Office
9 5 (1.15%) Games
10 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 249 (57.24%) Developer
2 120 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 76 (17.47%) C# Developer
4 48 (11.03%) Senior Developer
5 36 (8.28%) Architect
6 34 (7.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 33 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (7.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 29 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
9 29 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 29 (6.67%) SQL Developer
10 27 (6.21%) Angular Developer
11 25 (5.75%) Azure DevOps
12 21 (4.83%) Azure Developer
12 21 (4.83%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 17 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (3.45%) Analyst
14 15 (3.45%) Software Engineer
15 13 (2.99%) React Developer
16 9 (2.07%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (23.68%) .NET Core
2 101 (23.22%) AngularJS
3 95 (21.84%) ASP.NET
4 86 (19.77%) .NET Framework
5 60 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 51 (11.72%) HTML
7 49 (11.26%) CSS
8 45 (10.34%) Web Services
9 39 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (8.05%) React
11 34 (7.82%) WCF
12 27 (6.21%) RESTful
13 25 (5.75%) REST
13 25 (5.75%) XML
14 23 (5.29%) Entity Framework
14 23 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (5.06%) Node.js
16 17 (3.91%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
17 16 (3.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.72%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.07%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.07%) Public Cloud
4 9 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.07%) User Experience
5 8 (1.84%) Derivative
6 7 (1.61%) Equities
7 6 (1.38%) Reinsurance
8 5 (1.15%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.15%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.69%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.74%) Windows
2 12 (2.76%) Linux
3 4 (0.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.69%) Android
4 3 (0.69%) Unix
5 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.46%) VMS
6 1 (0.23%) CentOS
6 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (24.14%) Microservices
3 100 (22.99%) DevOps
4 95 (21.84%) TDD
5 83 (19.08%) MVC
6 46 (10.57%) CRM
7 43 (9.89%) Test Automation
8 41 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (7.59%) SDLC
10 32 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (7.36%) Scrum
11 30 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 28 (6.44%) Migration
14 27 (6.21%) Fintech
15 25 (5.75%) Unit Testing
16 23 (5.29%) SOA
16 23 (5.29%) SOLID
17 22 (5.06%) Kanban
18 21 (4.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 305 (70.11%) C#
2 170 (39.08%) SQL
3 124 (28.51%) JavaScript
4 42 (9.66%) Java
5 36 (8.28%) Python
6 35 (8.05%) PowerShell
6 35 (8.05%) T-SQL
7 27 (6.21%) TypeScript
8 13 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.30%) C
10 9 (2.07%) VBA
11 6 (1.38%) Perl
12 5 (1.15%) ES6
12 5 (1.15%) PHP
12 5 (1.15%) VB
13 4 (0.92%) C++
14 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.69%) Clipper
14 3 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.14%) Degree
4 6 (1.38%) HND
5 5 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.46%) MCP
7 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.83%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) WCAG
4 1 (0.23%) Basel III
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) IFRS
4 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 61 (14.02%) Docker
2 15 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) Varnish
5 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (12.18%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.53%) Terraform
3 9 (2.07%) MIIS
4 5 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.92%) Ansible
5 4 (0.92%) Nagios
5 4 (0.92%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.69%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.46%) Kibana
7 2 (0.46%) SCOM
8 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.23%) Grafana
8 1 (0.23%) logstash
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 138 (31.72%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.67%) Oracle
3 11 (2.53%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.61%) Bloomberg
5 6 (1.38%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.38%) CODA
5 6 (1.38%) Tableau
6 5 (1.15%) Google
6 5 (1.15%) Splunk
7 4 (0.92%) Alteryx
7 4 (0.92%) BMC
7 4 (0.92%) Perforce
7 4 (0.92%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.92%) Remedy
7 4 (0.92%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.92%) SnapLogic
7 4 (0.92%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.69%) Databricks
8 3 (0.69%) Kofax
8 3 (0.69%) SAP