Period
to 19 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 595 620 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.49% 8.82% 8.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.46% 23.02% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 537 480
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -0.11%
10th Percentile £413 £366 £325
90th Percentile £638 £650 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £27.05 -
Central London median hourly rate - £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 2,772 2,693 2,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.54% 38.31% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,314 2,256 2,039
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £666 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
City of London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.99 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.91% -34.31% -9.68%
10th Percentile £15.91 £20.28 £19.00
90th Percentile £83.65 £33.75 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% -38.57% -9.68%

.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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 - 16 £475 -
London Bridge - 2 £450 -
.NET
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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.

1 471 (79.16%) C#
2 255 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (36.30%) Finance
3 216 (36.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 214 (35.97%) SQL
5 195 (32.77%) SQL Server
6 191 (32.10%) TDD
7 176 (29.58%) JavaScript
8 157 (26.39%) ASP.NET
9 144 (24.20%) MVC
10 125 (21.01%) Microsoft
11 117 (19.66%) AngularJS
12 116 (19.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 114 (19.16%) Greenfield Project
14 111 (18.66%) .NET Core
14 111 (18.66%) .NET Framework
15 100 (16.81%) Microservices
16 87 (14.62%) Scrum
17 86 (14.45%) HTML
17 86 (14.45%) Test Automation
18 76 (12.77%) BDD
19 75 (12.61%) CSS
20 73 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
21 72 (12.10%) WCF
21 72 (12.10%) React
22 71 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
23 70 (11.76%) Banking
24 68 (11.43%) Entity Framework
25 62 (10.42%) DevOps
26 61 (10.25%) Git (software)

.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 23 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (2.52%) IIS
2 15 (2.52%) NServiceBus
3 13 (2.18%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.85%) CMS
5 9 (1.51%) Confluence
6 7 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.84%) SAS
7 5 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.84%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.50%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.50%) LiveLink
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.67%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.67%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.50%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.34%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Endur
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 216 (36.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.70%) GitHub
4 18 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (2.35%) Serverless
6 12 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (2.02%) PaaS
7 8 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (1.34%) IaaS
8 6 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.01%) Azure Functions
9 5 (0.84%) Office 365
10 3 (0.50%) SaaS
11 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.34%) npm
12 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.17%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.17%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.17%) Firebase
12 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.18%) HTTP
2 6 (1.01%) Firewall
3 4 (0.67%) Intranet
4 3 (0.50%) AMQP
4 3 (0.50%) LAN
4 3 (0.50%) SSL
4 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.50%) WAN
5 2 (0.34%) BGP
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.34%) DHCP
5 2 (0.34%) DNS
5 2 (0.34%) Extranet
5 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.34%) OSPF
5 2 (0.34%) Skype
5 2 (0.34%) VoIP
5 2 (0.34%) VPN
5 2 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (32.77%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.39%) Cosmos DB
3 36 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (5.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 26 (4.37%) NoSQL
6 26 (4.37%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.53%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
8 18 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (2.86%) Redis
9 17 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (2.02%) Data Lake
13 10 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.34%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.01%) Big Data
15 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 61 (10.25%) Git (software)
2 53 (8.91%) TeamCity
3 50 (8.40%) Selenium
4 46 (7.73%) Visual Studio
5 43 (7.23%) SpecFlow
6 38 (6.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 38 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (5.71%) JIRA
7 34 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 26 (4.37%) Jenkins
9 25 (4.20%) NUnit
10 16 (2.69%) Moq
10 16 (2.69%) WebDriver
11 13 (2.18%) MSTest
12 10 (1.68%) Jasmine
12 10 (1.68%) Subversion
13 9 (1.51%) gulp
14 8 (1.34%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.34%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.34%) MSBuild
General
1 216 (36.30%) Finance
2 70 (11.76%) Banking
3 35 (5.88%) Front Office
4 27 (4.54%) Financial Institution
4 27 (4.54%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.53%) Retail
6 15 (2.52%) Advertising
6 15 (2.52%) Law
7 13 (2.18%) Back Office
8 8 (1.34%) Publishing
9 7 (1.18%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.01%) Billing
11 4 (0.67%) Marketing
12 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 429 (72.10%) Developer
2 247 (41.51%) .NET Developer
3 166 (27.90%) C# Developer
4 98 (16.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 70 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 50 (8.40%) SQL Developer
7 38 (6.39%) Azure Developer
8 36 (6.05%) Architect
9 33 (5.55%) Angular Developer
10 31 (5.21%) React Developer
11 28 (4.71%) Senior C# Developer
12 26 (4.37%) Analyst
12 26 (4.37%) Senior .NET Developer
13 24 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
14 23 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
15 21 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
16 20 (3.36%) Lead Developer
17 19 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 19 (3.19%) Software Developer
18 18 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (26.39%) ASP.NET
2 117 (19.66%) AngularJS
3 116 (19.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 111 (18.66%) .NET Core
4 111 (18.66%) .NET Framework
5 86 (14.45%) HTML
6 75 (12.61%) CSS
7 73 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 72 (12.10%) React
8 72 (12.10%) WCF
9 68 (11.43%) Entity Framework
10 58 (9.75%) REST
11 53 (8.91%) WPF
12 45 (7.56%) Angular 2
13 39 (6.55%) HTML5
13 39 (6.55%) jQuery
13 39 (6.55%) RESTful
13 39 (6.55%) Web Services
14 32 (5.38%) Node.js
15 21 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (19.16%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (9.24%) Fintech
3 33 (5.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (5.04%) Fixed Income
5 27 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.53%) Hedge funds
6 21 (3.53%) Market Risk
7 19 (3.19%) Equities
8 17 (2.86%) Computer Science
9 16 (2.69%) Derivative
10 15 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (2.18%) User Experience
12 11 (1.85%) Reinsurance
13 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.18%) Grid Computing
14 7 (1.18%) Tandem
15 6 (1.01%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.84%) Blog
16 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.84%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.24%) Windows
2 40 (6.72%) Linux
3 15 (2.52%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.68%) Unix
6 3 (0.50%) Android
6 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (32.10%) TDD
3 144 (24.20%) MVC
4 100 (16.81%) Microservices
5 87 (14.62%) Scrum
6 86 (14.45%) Test Automation
7 76 (12.77%) BDD
8 62 (10.42%) DevOps
9 61 (10.25%) OO
10 49 (8.24%) Unit Testing
11 48 (8.07%) Asset Management
11 48 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
11 48 (8.07%) SOA
12 46 (7.73%) Multithreading
13 44 (7.39%) E-Commerce
14 43 (7.23%) SDLC
15 40 (6.72%) Software Engineering
16 36 (6.05%) Kanban
17 33 (5.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 471 (79.16%) C#
2 214 (35.97%) SQL
3 176 (29.58%) JavaScript
4 58 (9.75%) PowerShell
5 55 (9.24%) Java
6 49 (8.24%) T-SQL
7 30 (5.04%) TypeScript
8 26 (4.37%) C
8 26 (4.37%) VB.NET
9 22 (3.70%) VBA
10 20 (3.36%) Python
11 13 (2.18%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.02%) C++
13 9 (1.51%) PHP
14 8 (1.34%) VB
15 5 (0.84%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.84%) R
16 4 (0.67%) ES6
17 3 (0.50%) Go
17 3 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (6.55%) Degree
2 4 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.17%) OSCP
4 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.06%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) PMO
2 2 (0.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) SEPA
3 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (5.71%) Docker
2 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (4.03%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.19%) Ansible
3 11 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.18%) Puppet
5 5 (0.84%) Terraform
6 2 (0.34%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 125 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.38%) Oracle
3 8 (1.34%) Citrix
3 8 (1.34%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.01%) Cadence
5 5 (0.84%) Adobe
5 5 (0.84%) Sitecore
5 5 (0.84%) Telerik
6 4 (0.67%) UiPath
7 3 (0.50%) Cisco
7 3 (0.50%) Google
7 3 (0.50%) OpenText
7 3 (0.50%) Tableau
8 2 (0.34%) Apple
8 2 (0.34%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.34%) Cognos
8 2 (0.34%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.34%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.34%) Lotus
8 2 (0.34%) SolarWinds