Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 15 17
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 437 675 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.78% 9.73% 8.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.22% 25.13% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 588 452
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £409 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £631
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £41.50 - -
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 2,398 2,686 2,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.23% 38.73% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,925 2,216 1,888
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £350
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £498
% change year-on-year +2.44% +3.02% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 7
City of London median hourly rate £44.57 £21.75 £24.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.90% -12.51% -24.17%
10th Percentile £22.25 £21.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £60.75 £55.38 £31.85
Central London median hourly rate £44.57 £22.00 £24.86
% change year-on-year +102.57% -11.50% -24.17%

.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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -11 9 £400 -
London Bridge -34 3 £525 +27.27%
.NET
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 332 (75.97%) C#
2 184 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 180 (41.19%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (40.05%) SQL
5 152 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 125 (28.60%) Finance
7 121 (27.69%) Microsoft
8 119 (27.23%) JavaScript
9 117 (26.77%) TDD
10 111 (25.40%) Microservices
11 105 (24.03%) .NET Core
12 104 (23.80%) AngularJS
13 103 (23.57%) ASP.NET
14 95 (21.74%) MVC
15 85 (19.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 82 (18.76%) DevOps
16 82 (18.76%) .NET Framework
17 72 (16.48%) Docker
18 68 (15.56%) HTML
19 63 (14.42%) Kubernetes
20 62 (14.19%) Java
21 59 (13.50%) Greenfield Project
22 58 (13.27%) Banking
23 55 (12.59%) Scrum
24 52 (11.90%) CSS
25 51 (11.67%) Fintech
26 48 (10.98%) Serverless
27 46 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
28 45 (10.30%) RESTful
28 45 (10.30%) Amazon AWS

.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 27 (6.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.29%) IIS
3 9 (2.06%) CMS
3 9 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.37%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.14%) Confluence
5 5 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.92%) Apache
6 4 (0.92%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.92%) Kentico
6 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.69%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.46%) JBoss
9 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Endur
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.23%) Primavera
4 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 184 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (10.98%) Serverless
3 45 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (4.81%) Office 365
5 18 (4.12%) Azure Functions
5 18 (4.12%) Dynamics 365
6 17 (3.89%) Power Platform
7 12 (2.75%) PaaS
8 10 (2.29%) GitHub
8 10 (2.29%) npm
9 9 (2.06%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.83%) IaaS
10 8 (1.83%) SaaS
11 7 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (1.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 6 (1.37%) Yammer
13 4 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.29%) Firewall
2 9 (2.06%) DNS
3 4 (0.92%) HTTP
3 4 (0.92%) SSL
4 3 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (0.69%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.69%) SAN
4 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.46%) Skype
5 2 (0.46%) VPN
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.23%) DHCP
6 1 (0.23%) FTP
6 1 (0.23%) Internet
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) IPsec
6 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.23%) SNMP
6 1 (0.23%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
3 44 (10.07%) Cosmos DB
4 36 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (8.01%) Data Lake
6 27 (6.18%) Redis
7 26 (5.95%) Relational Database
8 24 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (4.35%) MongoDB
10 18 (4.12%) NoSQL
11 15 (3.43%) Power BI
11 15 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (3.20%) Big Data
13 12 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (1.14%) MySQL
18 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (8.01%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.86%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (4.81%) TeamCity
5 17 (3.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (3.66%) NUnit
6 16 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
7 15 (3.43%) Jenkins
8 13 (2.97%) Selenium
8 13 (2.97%) SpecFlow
9 11 (2.52%) JIRA
10 6 (1.37%) Maven
10 6 (1.37%) Moq
10 6 (1.37%) MSTest
10 6 (1.37%) Subversion
10 6 (1.37%) webpack
11 5 (1.14%) gulp
11 5 (1.14%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.14%) JUnit
11 5 (1.14%) MSBuild
General
1 125 (28.60%) Finance
2 58 (13.27%) Banking
3 17 (3.89%) Front Office
4 16 (3.66%) Back Office
4 16 (3.66%) Retail
5 14 (3.20%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.75%) Law
7 10 (2.29%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.06%) Legal
9 2 (0.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) Billing
9 2 (0.46%) French Language
9 2 (0.46%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 266 (60.87%) Developer
2 137 (31.35%) .NET Developer
3 79 (18.08%) C# Developer
4 46 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 43 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (9.38%) Architect
7 33 (7.55%) SQL Developer
8 31 (7.09%) Azure Developer
9 27 (6.18%) Full Stack Developer
10 26 (5.95%) Software Engineer
11 25 (5.72%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (3.66%) Azure DevOps
13 15 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
13 15 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (3.20%) ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (3.20%) React Developer
15 13 (2.97%) CRM Developer
16 12 (2.75%) Analyst
16 12 (2.75%) Lead Developer
16 12 (2.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (24.03%) .NET Core
2 104 (23.80%) AngularJS
3 103 (23.57%) ASP.NET
4 85 (19.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 82 (18.76%) .NET Framework
6 68 (15.56%) HTML
7 52 (11.90%) CSS
8 45 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 45 (10.30%) RESTful
9 42 (9.61%) REST
10 41 (9.38%) React
10 41 (9.38%) Web Services
11 39 (8.92%) jQuery
12 37 (8.47%) WCF
13 31 (7.09%) HTML5
14 30 (6.86%) Entity Framework
15 24 (5.49%) JSON
15 24 (5.49%) XML
16 19 (4.35%) Node.js
17 18 (4.12%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.50%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.97%) User Experience
5 11 (2.52%) Derivative
6 10 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (2.29%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.06%) Equities
8 8 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.37%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (1.14%) Robotics
12 4 (0.92%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.92%) Clustering
12 4 (0.92%) iPad
13 3 (0.69%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.78%) Windows
2 12 (2.75%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.52%) Linux
4 9 (2.06%) Android
4 9 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.46%) Unix
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (41.19%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (26.77%) TDD
3 111 (25.40%) Microservices
4 95 (21.74%) MVC
5 82 (18.76%) DevOps
6 55 (12.59%) Scrum
7 51 (11.67%) Fintech
8 45 (10.30%) Software Engineering
9 43 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (9.15%) Test Automation
12 39 (8.92%) BDD
13 28 (6.41%) Migration
14 27 (6.18%) CRM
14 27 (6.18%) SOA
15 25 (5.72%) SDLC
16 24 (5.49%) E-Commerce
17 23 (5.26%) SOLID
17 23 (5.26%) Unit Testing
18 22 (5.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 332 (75.97%) C#
2 175 (40.05%) SQL
3 119 (27.23%) JavaScript
4 62 (14.19%) Java
5 36 (8.24%) T-SQL
6 28 (6.41%) PowerShell
7 21 (4.81%) Python
8 16 (3.66%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.97%) TypeScript
10 11 (2.52%) VBA
11 9 (2.06%) C++
11 9 (2.06%) VB
12 8 (1.83%) Scala
13 5 (1.14%) C
13 5 (1.14%) Perl
13 5 (1.14%) PHP
13 5 (1.14%) Ruby
14 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.92%) VB6
14 4 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (2.75%) Degree
2 6 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.46%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.49%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.23%) GDPR
2 1 (0.23%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (16.48%) Docker
2 27 (6.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.92%) XenApp
4 1 (0.23%) LXC
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (14.42%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.60%) SCOrch
3 5 (1.14%) Terraform
4 4 (0.92%) Ansible
4 4 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.92%) Nagios
4 4 (0.92%) SCOM
4 4 (0.92%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.69%) QRadar
5 3 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.46%) Grafana
6 2 (0.46%) Kibana
6 2 (0.46%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.46%) Puppet
6 2 (0.46%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 121 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.29%) Oracle
3 8 (1.83%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.60%) Citrix
5 6 (1.37%) Bloomberg
5 6 (1.37%) Google
5 6 (1.37%) Splunk
5 6 (1.37%) Tableau
6 5 (1.14%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.92%) Blue Prism
7 4 (0.92%) BMC
7 4 (0.92%) Perforce
7 4 (0.92%) Remedy
7 4 (0.92%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.92%) UiPath
8 3 (0.69%) Cognos
8 3 (0.69%) F5
8 3 (0.69%) Symantec
8 3 (0.69%) TIBCO