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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 29 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 278 190 232
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.65% 6.68% 7.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.48% 19.90% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 119 180
10th Percentile £413 £411 £375
25th Percentile £500 £513 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £623 £600 £500
Median % change year-on-year +3.75% +20.00% -3.61%
75th Percentile £744 £638 £588
90th Percentile £813 £715 £653
Central London median daily rate £600 £600 £500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £23.50
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
75th Percentile - - £24.50
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £24.00
% change year-on-year - - +6.67%

.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 1,294 955 1,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.93% 33.59% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,038 718 850
10th Percentile £425 £392 £385
25th Percentile £503 £462 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £713 £638 £624
90th Percentile £800 £713 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
10th Percentile £49.33 £15.25 £27.20
25th Percentile £53.94 £15.63 £32.75
Median hourly rate £62.25 £17.50 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year +255.71% -62.37% +11.39%
75th Percentile £69.94 £20.63 £57.50
90th Percentile £74.18 £21.75 £59.75
Central London median hourly rate £62.25 £17.50 £50.75
% change year-on-year +255.71% -65.52% +17.60%

.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 24 May 2022.

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

.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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 1 £750 -
.NET
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 184 (66.19%) C#
2 110 (39.57%) Azure
3 98 (35.25%) Agile
4 95 (34.17%) SQL
5 71 (25.54%) Microsoft
5 71 (25.54%) .NET Core
6 66 (23.74%) ASP.NET
6 66 (23.74%) DevOps
7 64 (23.02%) .NET Framework
8 63 (22.66%) SQL Server
8 63 (22.66%) Microservices
9 57 (20.50%) Finance
10 52 (18.71%) AWS
11 50 (17.99%) Front Office
12 48 (17.27%) JavaScript
12 48 (17.27%) CI/CD
13 47 (16.91%) AngularJS
14 46 (16.55%) Banking
15 43 (15.47%) Software Engineering
16 42 (15.11%) Full Stack Development
17 41 (14.75%) Social Skills
18 40 (14.39%) Test Automation
19 39 (14.03%) TDD
20 37 (13.31%) Python
20 37 (13.31%) Docker
21 35 (12.59%) Multithreading
22 34 (12.23%) OO
23 32 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (11.51%) Git (software)
23 32 (11.51%) ASP.NET Web API

.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 10 (3.60%) Confluence
2 9 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.80%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.44%) Apache
5 3 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.72%) CMS
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.36%) Jetty
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.36%) SAS
7 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.80%) Endur
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 110 (39.57%) Azure
2 52 (18.71%) AWS
3 25 (8.99%) SaaS
4 22 (7.91%) Serverless
5 19 (6.83%) PaaS
6 16 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (5.40%) IaaS
8 12 (4.32%) Azure Logic Apps
9 11 (3.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (3.96%) Azure Functions
10 10 (3.60%) Azure Service Bus
11 9 (3.24%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (3.24%) Power Platform
12 8 (2.88%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (2.88%) Azure Key Vault
12 8 (2.88%) GCP
13 7 (2.52%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (2.52%) Azure Storage
14 5 (1.80%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.80%) Internet
2 3 (1.08%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) DNS
3 2 (0.72%) Network Security
3 2 (0.72%) SAN
3 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.72%) Wireless
4 1 (0.36%) Firewall
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.55%) MySQL
3 18 (6.47%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.96%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.44%) Power BI
8 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.08%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.72%) Big Data
10 2 (0.72%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.36%) HDInsight
11 1 (0.36%) Redis
11 1 (0.36%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 32 (11.51%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.35%) TeamCity
3 23 (8.27%) Jenkins
4 20 (7.19%) JIRA
5 17 (6.12%) NUnit
6 15 (5.40%) Cucumber
6 15 (5.40%) Moq
7 11 (3.96%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.24%) Selenium
9 5 (1.80%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.44%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.08%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.72%) Burp Suite
12 2 (0.72%) GitLab
12 2 (0.72%) MSTest
12 2 (0.72%) SonarQube
General
1 57 (20.50%) Finance
2 50 (17.99%) Front Office
3 46 (16.55%) Banking
4 41 (14.75%) Social Skills
5 24 (8.63%) Investment Banking
6 17 (6.12%) Financial Institution
7 13 (4.68%) Retail
8 10 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.52%) Back Office
10 6 (2.16%) International Banking
10 6 (2.16%) Public Sector
11 5 (1.80%) Legal
12 3 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.72%) Advertising
13 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.36%) German Language
14 1 (0.36%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.36%) Law
14 1 (0.36%) Local Government
14 1 (0.36%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 193 (69.42%) Developer
2 101 (36.33%) .NET Developer
3 68 (24.46%) C# Developer
4 34 (12.23%) Senior Developer
5 29 (10.43%) Senior .NET Developer
6 27 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (8.99%) Azure Developer
7 25 (8.99%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (8.27%) Architect
9 19 (6.83%) Software Engineer
10 17 (6.12%) Front Office Developer
11 14 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.04%) SQL Developer
12 13 (4.68%) Angular Developer
13 10 (3.60%) Scala Developer
14 9 (3.24%) React Developer
15 8 (2.88%) AWS Engineer
16 7 (2.52%) Azure Engineer
16 7 (2.52%) Lead Developer
16 7 (2.52%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (25.54%) .NET Core
2 66 (23.74%) ASP.NET
3 64 (23.02%) .NET Framework
4 47 (16.91%) AngularJS
5 32 (11.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 29 (10.43%) React
7 28 (10.07%) HTML
8 25 (8.99%) WPF
9 24 (8.63%) ASP.NET Core
10 21 (7.55%) CSS
11 20 (7.19%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (6.47%) REST
12 18 (6.47%) RESTful
13 17 (6.12%) WCF
14 15 (5.40%) Entity Framework
14 15 (5.40%) Middleware
15 14 (5.04%) Kafka
15 14 (5.04%) WinForms
16 12 (4.32%) SignalR
17 11 (3.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.04%) Cloud Native
2 10 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.52%) Fixed Income
3 7 (2.52%) User Experience
4 6 (2.16%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (2.16%) Market Risk
5 5 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.80%) Learning Management System
6 4 (1.44%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.44%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.44%) Derivative
6 4 (1.44%) Grid Computing
6 4 (1.44%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.08%) Sports Betting
8 2 (0.72%) Equities
8 2 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.72%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.19%) Windows
2 8 (2.88%) Linux
3 4 (1.44%) Unix
3 4 (1.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.36%) Android
4 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (35.25%) Agile
2 66 (23.74%) DevOps
3 63 (22.66%) Microservices
4 48 (17.27%) CI/CD
5 43 (15.47%) Software Engineering
6 42 (15.11%) Full Stack Development
7 40 (14.39%) Test Automation
8 39 (14.03%) TDD
9 35 (12.59%) Multithreading
10 34 (12.23%) OO
11 32 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (6.47%) MVC
13 17 (6.12%) Electronic Trading
14 15 (5.40%) Event-Driven
14 15 (5.40%) Scrum
15 14 (5.04%) SDLC
16 13 (4.68%) Migration
17 12 (4.32%) Asynchronous Programming
17 12 (4.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 184 (66.19%) C#
2 95 (34.17%) SQL
3 48 (17.27%) JavaScript
4 37 (13.31%) Python
5 24 (8.63%) Java
6 20 (7.19%) TypeScript
7 15 (5.40%) C++
8 12 (4.32%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.96%) Scala
10 10 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.60%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.88%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.16%) VBA
13 5 (1.80%) C
14 4 (1.44%) VB
15 3 (1.08%) Go
15 3 (1.08%) PHP
15 3 (1.08%) Ruby
16 1 (0.36%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.36%) Bash
Qualifications
1 9 (3.24%) SC Cleared
1 9 (3.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.16%) Degree
3 4 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.08%) CISSP
4 3 (1.08%) GIAC
5 2 (0.72%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.72%) CEH
5 2 (0.72%) CSSLP
5 2 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.36%) OSCP
6 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PMP
6 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.88%) QA
2 5 (1.80%) GDPR
3 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.36%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (13.31%) Docker
2 10 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (10.79%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.96%) Terraform
3 9 (3.24%) Ansible
4 5 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.80%) Prometheus
5 4 (1.44%) Puppet
6 3 (1.08%) Grafana
6 3 (1.08%) Nagios
7 2 (0.72%) Control-M
7 2 (0.72%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.72%) Nessus
7 2 (0.72%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.36%) vRealize
8 1 (0.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 71 (25.54%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.19%) DevExpress
3 17 (6.12%) Oracle
4 12 (4.32%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.88%) Databricks
6 7 (2.52%) OpenLink
7 6 (2.16%) SAP
8 4 (1.44%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.08%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.72%) Calypso
10 2 (0.72%) Checkmarx
10 2 (0.72%) Google
10 2 (0.72%) HP
10 2 (0.72%) IBM
10 2 (0.72%) Murex
10 2 (0.72%) Qualys
10 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.72%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.36%) Ping Identity