Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 535 639 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.99% 9.07% 8.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.34% 23.73% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 552 464
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £413 £363 £325
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year -80.00% - -

.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 2,630 2,693 2,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.28% 38.22% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,190 2,296 1,890
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £409 £363 £325
90th Percentile £663 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.55 £52.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.02% -47.15% +30.31%
10th Percentile £14.90 £21.00 £45.66
90th Percentile £84.50 £57.88 £56.68
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £27.09 £52.12
% change year-on-year -0.33% -48.03% +30.31%

.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 20 January 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
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 20 January 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 -6 9 £475 -
London Bridge -54 3 £525 +27.27%
.NET
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 426 (79.63%) C#
2 250 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (38.50%) SQL
4 199 (37.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 177 (33.08%) SQL Server
5 177 (33.08%) TDD
6 167 (31.21%) Finance
7 165 (30.84%) JavaScript
8 130 (24.30%) ASP.NET
9 114 (21.31%) .NET Core
10 111 (20.75%) Microservices
11 110 (20.56%) AngularJS
12 107 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
12 107 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 104 (19.44%) MVC
14 102 (19.07%) Microsoft
15 92 (17.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 80 (14.95%) HTML
17 79 (14.77%) Scrum
18 77 (14.39%) DevOps
19 74 (13.83%) React
20 71 (13.27%) CSS
21 69 (12.90%) BDD
22 68 (12.71%) Test Automation
22 68 (12.71%) Banking
23 65 (12.15%) Entity Framework
24 63 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
25 58 (10.84%) REST
26 57 (10.65%) Git (software)
27 55 (10.28%) Java

.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 24 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (2.80%) IIS
3 13 (2.43%) NServiceBus
4 11 (2.06%) Confluence
4 11 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.50%) CMS
6 5 (0.93%) SAS
6 5 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.56%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.56%) LiveLink
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.37%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.56%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.37%) Endur
3 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 199 (37.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.93%) Serverless
4 19 (3.55%) Dynamics 365
4 19 (3.55%) GitHub
5 12 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.24%) PaaS
6 8 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (1.31%) Azure Functions
8 6 (1.12%) IaaS
8 6 (1.12%) Office 365
9 4 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (0.56%) npm
10 3 (0.56%) SaaS
10 3 (0.56%) Yammer
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.37%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.50%) HTTP
2 7 (1.31%) Firewall
3 4 (0.75%) DNS
3 4 (0.75%) SSL
4 3 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.56%) DHCP
4 3 (0.56%) Intranet
4 3 (0.56%) IPsec
4 3 (0.56%) LAN
4 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.56%) WAN
5 2 (0.37%) BGP
5 2 (0.37%) Extranet
5 2 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.37%) Internet
5 2 (0.37%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.37%) Multicast
5 2 (0.37%) OSPF
5 2 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (33.08%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.66%) Cosmos DB
3 35 (6.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 32 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (5.61%) NoSQL
6 28 (5.23%) MongoDB
7 27 (5.05%) Redis
8 24 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (3.18%) Data Lake
9 17 (3.18%) Relational Database
9 17 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.62%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (2.62%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.50%) CouchDB
14 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 57 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.35%) Visual Studio
3 48 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (8.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 43 (8.04%) TeamCity
5 37 (6.92%) Selenium
6 36 (6.73%) Visual Studio Team System
7 34 (6.36%) Jenkins
8 30 (5.61%) JIRA
9 29 (5.42%) SpecFlow
10 23 (4.30%) NUnit
11 14 (2.62%) MSTest
12 13 (2.43%) WebDriver
13 12 (2.24%) Moq
14 11 (2.06%) Subversion
15 9 (1.68%) gulp
16 7 (1.31%) Bitbucket
16 7 (1.31%) Mocha
16 7 (1.31%) MSBuild
17 6 (1.12%) Cucumber
General
1 167 (31.21%) Finance
2 68 (12.71%) Banking
3 30 (5.61%) Front Office
4 20 (3.74%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.43%) Retail
7 9 (1.68%) Law
8 8 (1.50%) Advertising
9 7 (1.31%) Back Office
10 5 (0.93%) Billing
10 5 (0.93%) Publishing
11 4 (0.75%) Marketing
12 3 (0.56%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 385 (71.96%) Developer
2 225 (42.06%) .NET Developer
3 128 (23.93%) C# Developer
4 75 (14.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (10.28%) Senior Developer
6 45 (8.41%) SQL Developer
7 38 (7.10%) React Developer
8 34 (6.36%) Azure Developer
9 33 (6.17%) Architect
10 26 (4.86%) Angular Developer
11 25 (4.67%) Analyst
11 25 (4.67%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (3.93%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
14 19 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
16 16 (2.99%) Senior C# Developer
17 15 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
17 15 (2.80%) WPF Developer
18 13 (2.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (24.30%) ASP.NET
2 114 (21.31%) .NET Core
3 110 (20.56%) AngularJS
4 107 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 92 (17.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 80 (14.95%) HTML
7 74 (13.83%) React
8 71 (13.27%) CSS
9 65 (12.15%) Entity Framework
10 58 (10.84%) REST
11 52 (9.72%) WPF
12 51 (9.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 49 (9.16%) WCF
14 44 (8.22%) RESTful
15 43 (8.04%) jQuery
15 43 (8.04%) Web Services
16 39 (7.29%) HTML5
17 33 (6.17%) Angular 2
18 30 (5.61%) Node.js
19 22 (4.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 107 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (8.97%) Fintech
3 28 (5.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.74%) Hedge funds
6 17 (3.18%) Fixed Income
7 15 (2.80%) Equities
8 13 (2.43%) Derivative
8 13 (2.43%) Reinsurance
8 13 (2.43%) User Experience
9 12 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.68%) Tandem
11 8 (1.50%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.12%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.93%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.93%) Blog
13 5 (0.93%) Video on Demand
14 4 (0.75%) Robotics
14 4 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.92%) Linux
2 36 (6.73%) Windows
3 13 (2.43%) Unix
3 13 (2.43%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.56%) Android
6 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (33.08%) TDD
3 111 (20.75%) Microservices
4 104 (19.44%) MVC
5 79 (14.77%) Scrum
6 77 (14.39%) DevOps
7 69 (12.90%) BDD
8 68 (12.71%) Test Automation
9 54 (10.09%) OO
10 52 (9.72%) Asset Management
11 47 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (8.22%) SOA
13 41 (7.66%) E-Commerce
14 39 (7.29%) Multithreading
14 39 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (7.10%) Kanban
15 38 (7.10%) Unit Testing
16 33 (6.17%) SDLC
16 33 (6.17%) SOLID
17 30 (5.61%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 426 (79.63%) C#
2 206 (38.50%) SQL
3 165 (30.84%) JavaScript
4 55 (10.28%) Java
5 52 (9.72%) PowerShell
6 40 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.30%) C
8 19 (3.55%) VBA
9 18 (3.36%) Python
10 16 (2.99%) TypeScript
11 15 (2.80%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.24%) PHP
13 11 (2.06%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.68%) C++
15 7 (1.31%) Go
16 6 (1.12%) VB
17 5 (0.93%) ES6
18 4 (0.75%) Perl
18 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
19 3 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (6.36%) Degree
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.19%) PMP
4 1 (0.19%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.98%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) PMO
3 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 37 (6.92%) Docker
2 10 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.37%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (3.55%) Ansible
1 19 (3.55%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.87%) Puppet
4 8 (1.50%) Terraform
5 3 (0.56%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.37%) SCOM
6 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) Kibana
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.19%) QRadar
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
7 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (19.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.55%) Oracle
3 7 (1.31%) Citrix
4 6 (1.12%) Google
5 5 (0.93%) Adobe
5 5 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.75%) Cadence
6 4 (0.75%) Cisco
6 4 (0.75%) Splunk
6 4 (0.75%) Telerik
7 3 (0.56%) Apple
7 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.56%) F5
7 3 (0.56%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.56%) New Relic
7 3 (0.56%) OpenText
7 3 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.56%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.56%) UiPath
8 2 (0.37%) Arista