Period
to 24 September 2020

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 September 2020 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 97 434 633
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.44% 6.94% 9.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.13% 19.66% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 366 558
Median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £400
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £514 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.75% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £52.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.85% - -
Central London median hourly rate £24.00 £52.00 -
% change year-on-year -53.85% - -

.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 535 2,208 2,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.02% 35.30% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 1,792 2,330
Median daily rate £525 £532 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £368 £406 £380
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +46.40% +31.36%
10th Percentile £29.05 £21.95 £19.14
90th Percentile £43.10 £86.25 £73.98
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £32.00
% change year-on-year -25.29% +46.40% +48.84%

.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 September 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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 74 (76.29%) C#
2 43 (44.33%) Azure
3 42 (43.30%) SQL Server
4 37 (38.14%) SQL
5 36 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (35.05%) .NET Core
7 32 (32.99%) Finance
8 30 (30.93%) JavaScript
9 27 (27.84%) DevOps
10 23 (23.71%) Front Office
10 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
11 22 (22.68%) AngularJS
12 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (20.62%) ASP.NET
14 19 (19.59%) Microservices
15 18 (18.56%) CSS
16 17 (17.53%) Java
16 17 (17.53%) Banking
16 17 (17.53%) React
17 16 (16.49%) .NET Framework
18 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 13 (13.40%) Web Development
19 13 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
20 12 (12.37%) HTML
20 12 (12.37%) T-SQL
20 12 (12.37%) Asset Management
21 11 (11.34%) Python
21 11 (11.34%) Entity Framework
22 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
22 10 (10.31%) 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 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) nginx
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.15%) Acrobat
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (44.33%) Azure
2 9 (9.28%) AWS
3 6 (6.19%) PaaS
3 6 (6.19%) Power Platform
4 5 (5.15%) Logic Apps
5 4 (4.12%) npm
5 4 (4.12%) Serverless
6 3 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.09%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (3.09%) SaaS
7 2 (2.06%) GCP
7 2 (2.06%) NuGet
8 1 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.03%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.03%) Azure Stack
8 1 (1.03%) GitHub
8 1 (1.03%) Office 365
8 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.03%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Intranet
2 1 (1.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (9.28%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.15%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.15%) Power BI
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2017
7 3 (3.09%) MySQL
7 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.09%) Parquet
7 3 (3.09%) Redis
8 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.03%) OLAP
9 1 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.22%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.19%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.12%) Cypress.io
5 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.12%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.09%) JIRA
6 3 (3.09%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.06%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.03%) FishEye
8 1 (1.03%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.03%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 32 (32.99%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Front Office
3 17 (17.53%) Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Back Office
5 4 (4.12%) International Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.06%) Marketing
7 2 (2.06%) Retail
8 1 (1.03%) Advertising
8 1 (1.03%) French Language
8 1 (1.03%) Games
8 1 (1.03%) Law
8 1 (1.03%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 69 (71.13%) Developer
2 33 (34.02%) .NET Developer
3 27 (27.84%) C# Developer
4 23 (23.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (16.49%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (16.49%) React Developer
6 12 (12.37%) Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Azure Developer
7 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
7 11 (11.34%) SQL Developer
8 8 (8.25%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Architect
10 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Angular Developer
11 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Asset Management Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) Senior React Developer
12 3 (3.09%) Integration Architect
12 3 (3.09%) Principal Developer
12 3 (3.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.05%) .NET Core
2 22 (22.68%) AngularJS
3 21 (21.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (20.62%) ASP.NET
5 18 (18.56%) CSS
6 17 (17.53%) React
7 16 (16.49%) .NET Framework
8 12 (12.37%) HTML
9 11 (11.34%) Entity Framework
10 9 (9.28%) Redux
10 9 (9.28%) REST
11 7 (7.22%) RESTful
12 6 (6.19%) Node.js
12 6 (6.19%) WCF
12 6 (6.19%) WPF
12 6 (6.19%) XML
13 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET Core
13 5 (5.15%) jQuery
13 5 (5.15%) RxJS
14 4 (4.12%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.15%) User Experience
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.09%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.09%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.06%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.06%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.06%) Robotics
6 2 (2.06%) Tandem
6 2 (2.06%) Wiki
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Equities
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.03%) Social Network
7 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Linux
1 4 (4.12%) Unix
2 3 (3.09%) Windows
3 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.84%) DevOps
3 19 (19.59%) Microservices
4 13 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (13.40%) Web Development
5 12 (12.37%) Asset Management
6 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
7 9 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.25%) Migration
8 8 (8.25%) MVC
8 8 (8.25%) SDLC
9 7 (7.22%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.22%) OO
9 7 (7.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 7 (7.22%) TDD
10 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
10 6 (6.19%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (76.29%) C#
2 37 (38.14%) SQL
3 30 (30.93%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.53%) Java
5 12 (12.37%) T-SQL
6 11 (11.34%) Python
7 9 (9.28%) Kotlin
7 9 (9.28%) PowerShell
8 8 (8.25%) TypeScript
9 5 (5.15%) C++
9 5 (5.15%) VBA
10 3 (3.09%) R
10 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.03%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.03%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.03%) Korn
11 1 (1.03%) MUMPS
11 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (10.31%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.15%) Terraform
3 3 (3.09%) Ansible
4 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.03%) Puppet
4 1 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) Adobe
3 5 (5.15%) Databricks
4 3 (3.09%) Tableau
5 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.06%) Google
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle
5 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.06%) Sybase
6 1 (1.03%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (1.03%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.03%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.03%) Cognos
6 1 (1.03%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.03%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.03%) Nintex
6 1 (1.03%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.03%) UiPath