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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
London / City of London
Rank 19 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs citing .NET 242 304 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.08% 9.14% 9.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.07% 27.86% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 254 408
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +2.85%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1049 1091 1530
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.04% 32.79% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 918 1224
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET in the City of London.

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

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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.

1 403 (74.63%) C#
2 255 (47.22%) SQL Server
3 222 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (36.30%) SQL
5 189 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 181 (33.52%) MVC
7 178 (32.96%) Finance
8 151 (27.96%) JavaScript
9 142 (26.30%) TDD
10 135 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 131 (24.26%) HTML
12 122 (22.59%) AngularJS
13 106 (19.63%) Banking
14 103 (19.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 95 (17.59%) CSS
16 87 (16.11%) .NET Framework
17 80 (14.81%) Scrum
18 79 (14.63%) T-SQL
18 79 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
19 76 (14.07%) ASP.NET Web API
20 68 (12.59%) Web Services
20 68 (12.59%) Windows
21 64 (11.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 62 (11.48%) Java
23 61 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
24 60 (11.11%) WPF
25 59 (10.93%) jQuery
25 59 (10.93%) BDD
26 55 (10.19%) HTML5
26 55 (10.19%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related 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 24 (4.44%) IIS
2 23 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (2.59%) CMS
5 11 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 11 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.85%) Apache
7 9 (1.67%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.30%) NServiceBus
9 6 (1.11%) Confluence
9 6 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.74%) FileNet
11 4 (0.74%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.56%) Kentico
13 2 (0.37%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.37%) SAS
13 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 55 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.11%) MS Office
3 4 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.30%) Endur
3 5 (0.93%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.74%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) RMDS
6 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 79 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.96%) IaaS
4 12 (2.22%) PaaS
5 5 (0.93%) Office 365
6 4 (0.74%) SaaS
7 3 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.56%) GitHub
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) Akamai
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.41%) HTTP
2 7 (1.30%) Intranet
3 5 (0.93%) SAN
4 4 (0.74%) DNS
4 4 (0.74%) snoop
4 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.74%) VPN
5 3 (0.56%) AMQP
5 3 (0.56%) Firewall
5 3 (0.56%) Internet
5 3 (0.56%) SSL
6 2 (0.37%) DMARC
6 2 (0.37%) LAN
6 2 (0.37%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) DMZ
7 1 (0.19%) Extranet
7 1 (0.19%) FTP
7 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.19%) Multicast
7 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 64 (11.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 42 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (4.81%) MongoDB
7 23 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 18 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.41%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (2.22%) Power BI
11 11 (2.04%) Big Data
11 11 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.85%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.85%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.30%) Data Mart
15 6 (1.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (9.07%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.22%) Visual Studio
3 37 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (5.93%) NUnit
5 25 (4.63%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 20 (3.70%) MSTest
6 20 (3.70%) Subversion
7 18 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 13 (2.41%) Moq
8 13 (2.41%) Selenium
9 12 (2.22%) gulp
9 12 (2.22%) JIRA
9 12 (2.22%) WebDriver
10 8 (1.48%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.48%) Grunt
10 8 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.48%) ReSharper
10 8 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (1.30%) CruiseControl
General
1 178 (32.96%) Finance
2 106 (19.63%) Banking
3 52 (9.63%) Front Office
4 30 (5.56%) Back Office
5 29 (5.37%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.96%) Advertising
7 15 (2.78%) Retail
8 12 (2.22%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.30%) Marketing
10 6 (1.11%) Games
11 4 (0.74%) Legal
12 3 (0.56%) Law
13 2 (0.37%) Billing
13 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.19%) French Language
14 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 393 (72.78%) Developer
2 175 (32.41%) .NET Developer
3 141 (26.11%) C# Developer
4 81 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 72 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 50 (9.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 48 (8.89%) SQL Developer
8 42 (7.78%) Architect
9 39 (7.22%) Angular Developer
10 36 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
10 36 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
11 30 (5.56%) Analyst
11 30 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 23 (4.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 21 (3.89%) WPF Developer
15 20 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (3.52%) Senior SQL Developer
17 18 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
18 17 (3.15%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (35.00%) ASP.NET
2 131 (24.26%) HTML
3 122 (22.59%) AngularJS
4 103 (19.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 95 (17.59%) CSS
6 87 (16.11%) .NET Framework
7 76 (14.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 68 (12.59%) Web Services
9 60 (11.11%) WPF
10 59 (10.93%) jQuery
11 55 (10.19%) HTML5
12 52 (9.63%) WCF
13 51 (9.44%) REST
14 50 (9.26%) RESTful
15 35 (6.48%) Entity Framework
16 33 (6.11%) XML
17 31 (5.74%) JSON
18 21 (3.89%) Ajax
19 20 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 18 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.81%) Fixed Income
2 20 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.33%) User Experience
4 16 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.96%) Derivative
5 15 (2.78%) Fintech
5 15 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.04%) Equities
8 9 (1.67%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.67%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.30%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.11%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.11%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.93%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.74%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 68 (12.59%) Windows
2 25 (4.63%) Linux
3 22 (4.07%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.15%) Unix
5 14 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.41%) Android
7 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.56%) Solaris
9 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.37%) CentOS
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (33.52%) MVC
3 142 (26.30%) TDD
4 80 (14.81%) Scrum
5 61 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (10.93%) BDD
7 53 (9.81%) OO
8 50 (9.26%) DevOps
8 50 (9.26%) SOA
9 40 (7.41%) Multithreading
10 37 (6.85%) OOP
11 36 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 31 (5.74%) Data Modelling
13 30 (5.56%) CRM
14 29 (5.37%) Waterfall
15 28 (5.19%) MVVM
16 27 (5.00%) Mathematics
16 27 (5.00%) Software Engineering
17 26 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (4.63%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 403 (74.63%) C#
2 196 (36.30%) SQL
3 151 (27.96%) JavaScript
4 79 (14.63%) T-SQL
5 62 (11.48%) Java
6 37 (6.85%) PowerShell
7 24 (4.44%) Python
8 23 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 20 (3.70%) VBA
10 17 (3.15%) VB
11 14 (2.59%) TypeScript
12 11 (2.04%) Ruby
13 10 (1.85%) C++
13 10 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.85%) XAML
14 8 (1.48%) Perl
15 7 (1.30%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.30%) C
15 7 (1.30%) Scala
16 5 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (3.70%) Degree
2 9 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.74%) CFA
4 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) ISEB
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.37%) MCP
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (0.19%) MCITP
7 1 (0.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.81%) QA
2 7 (1.30%) SEPA
3 3 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) MiFID
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) SDET
5 1 (0.19%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.48%) Docker
3 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.19%) NFS
4 1 (0.19%) Samba
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.48%) Puppet
2 7 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.56%) Ansible
3 3 (0.56%) MOM
4 2 (0.37%) Galera Cluster
4 2 (0.37%) Graphite
4 2 (0.37%) Nagios
4 2 (0.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.19%) Grafana
5 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.19%) logstash
5 1 (0.19%) Opsview
5 1 (0.19%) Packer
5 1 (0.19%) Riemann
5 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 135 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.15%) Oracle
3 11 (2.04%) IBM
4 9 (1.67%) TIBCO
4 9 (1.67%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.30%) Infragistics
5 7 (1.30%) Tableau
6 6 (1.11%) OpenLink
6 6 (1.11%) Telerik
6 6 (1.11%) Workday
7 5 (0.93%) Bloomberg
7 5 (0.93%) Google
7 5 (0.93%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.93%) Sybase
8 4 (0.74%) Adobe
8 4 (0.74%) Cognos
8 4 (0.74%) DevExpress
8 4 (0.74%) ION Trading
8 4 (0.74%) Lotus
9 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Reco Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 2 Month initial contract - likely to extend.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 3 Months Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago