Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 28 16
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 201 453 688
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.34% 6.80% 9.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.75% 18.25% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 390 597
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £367 £406 £374
90th Percentile £675 £676 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £498
% change year-on-year - +0.50% +8.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% - -
Central London median hourly rate £29.50 £41.50 £175.00
% change year-on-year -28.92% -76.29% -

.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 924 2,482 2,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.72% 37.26% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1,994 2,275
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £375 £413 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +107.28% -13.52%
10th Percentile £31.83 £22.25 £21.00
90th Percentile £57.88 £60.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -11.50%

.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 4 July 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

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing .NET in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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
London Bridge +42 1 £450 -12.20%
.NET
Central London

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 157 (78.11%) C#
2 88 (43.78%) SQL
3 73 (36.32%) Azure
4 69 (34.33%) SQL Server
5 63 (31.34%) Finance
6 62 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (25.87%) Microsoft
8 46 (22.89%) JavaScript
8 46 (22.89%) DevOps
9 43 (21.39%) ASP.NET
10 37 (18.41%) .NET Core
11 36 (17.91%) Banking
12 34 (16.92%) Front Office
13 32 (15.92%) Python
14 30 (14.93%) AngularJS
15 29 (14.43%) Oracle
15 29 (14.43%) VB.NET
16 25 (12.44%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (11.94%) Test Automation
17 24 (11.94%) HTML
17 24 (11.94%) CSS
18 23 (11.44%) MVC
18 23 (11.44%) WinForms
18 23 (11.44%) WPF
19 22 (10.95%) T-SQL
19 22 (10.95%) PowerShell
20 21 (10.45%) Java
20 21 (10.45%) VBA
20 21 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 21 (10.45%) TDD

.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 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.99%) Confluence
3 5 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.99%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.49%) Apache
5 3 (1.49%) CMS
5 3 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.50%) Mule
6 1 (0.50%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.50%) nginx
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.48%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.99%) Acrobat
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.50%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Sophis RISQUE
2 4 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.49%) Endur
4 1 (0.50%) Magento
4 1 (0.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 73 (36.32%) Azure
2 17 (8.46%) AWS
3 8 (3.98%) Power Platform
4 7 (3.48%) GitHub
4 7 (3.48%) Serverless
5 6 (2.99%) PaaS
6 5 (2.49%) GCP
7 4 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.99%) npm
8 3 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.49%) Logic Apps
9 2 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.50%) AWS Step Functions
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.50%) NuGet
10 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.50%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) Internet
1 2 (1.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.50%) Firewall
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) Intranet
2 1 (0.50%) Network Security
2 1 (0.50%) SSH
2 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (3.48%) Power BI
6 6 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.49%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (2.49%) MySQL
7 5 (2.49%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.99%) OLAP
8 4 (1.99%) Parquet
8 4 (1.99%) Redis
9 3 (1.49%) Big Data
9 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (9.45%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.97%) JIRA
5 11 (5.47%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (4.98%) TeamCity
7 9 (4.48%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.99%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.99%) Cypress.io
9 4 (1.99%) Selenium
9 4 (1.99%) Subversion
10 3 (1.49%) NUnit
10 3 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.00%) Moq
12 1 (0.50%) FishEye
12 1 (0.50%) MSTest
12 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (31.34%) Finance
2 36 (17.91%) Banking
3 34 (16.92%) Front Office
4 11 (5.47%) International Banking
5 7 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.99%) Games
7 4 (1.99%) Marketing
8 3 (1.49%) Law
9 2 (1.00%) Advertising
9 2 (1.00%) Back Office
9 2 (1.00%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.50%) French Language
10 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 139 (69.15%) Developer
2 50 (24.88%) C# Developer
3 44 (21.89%) .NET Developer
4 19 (9.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (7.46%) Analyst
5 15 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (6.97%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.97%) SQL Developer
7 13 (6.47%) Azure Developer
8 12 (5.97%) Analyst Developer
9 11 (5.47%) React Developer
10 10 (4.98%) Architect
10 10 (4.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.48%) Applications Developer
11 9 (4.48%) Azure DevOps
11 9 (4.48%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) Azure Engineer
13 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.39%) ASP.NET
2 37 (18.41%) .NET Core
3 30 (14.93%) AngularJS
4 25 (12.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (11.94%) CSS
5 24 (11.94%) HTML
6 23 (11.44%) WinForms
6 23 (11.44%) WPF
7 20 (9.95%) WCF
8 18 (8.96%) .NET Framework
8 18 (8.96%) Node.js
9 17 (8.46%) React
10 11 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (5.47%) jQuery
11 10 (4.98%) Web Services
12 9 (4.48%) Redux
13 8 (3.98%) Entity Framework
13 8 (3.98%) REST
13 8 (3.98%) XML
14 7 (3.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.98%) Cloud Native
4 7 (3.48%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.99%) Derivative
6 5 (2.49%) Equities
6 5 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.99%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.99%) User Experience
8 3 (1.49%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.49%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.49%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.49%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.49%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.95%) Windows
2 8 (3.98%) Linux
3 6 (2.99%) Unix
4 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.00%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) CentOS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.89%) DevOps
3 24 (11.94%) Test Automation
4 23 (11.44%) MVC
5 21 (10.45%) TDD
6 16 (7.96%) Microservices
6 16 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (7.96%) Unit Testing
7 15 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (7.46%) Software Engineering
8 14 (6.97%) SDLC
9 13 (6.47%) Asset Management
9 13 (6.47%) Scrum
10 11 (5.47%) Computer Science
10 11 (5.47%) OO
11 10 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (4.98%) Front End Development
11 10 (4.98%) Multithreading
11 10 (4.98%) Web Development
12 9 (4.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 157 (78.11%) C#
2 88 (43.78%) SQL
3 46 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 32 (15.92%) Python
5 29 (14.43%) VB.NET
6 22 (10.95%) PowerShell
6 22 (10.95%) T-SQL
7 21 (10.45%) Java
7 21 (10.45%) VBA
8 11 (5.47%) C++
9 7 (3.48%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.49%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.99%) PHP
11 4 (1.99%) R
11 4 (1.99%) VB
12 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.50%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.50%) ES6
13 1 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (7.96%) Degree
2 11 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.00%) ISEB
5 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.50%) CCENT
6 1 (0.50%) CCNA
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.50%) MCITP
6 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.96%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) EMIR
3 1 (0.50%) MiFID
3 1 (0.50%) NIST
3 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (9.45%) Docker
2 5 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (8.46%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.98%) Terraform
3 7 (3.48%) Ansible
4 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.00%) Puppet
4 2 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.50%) Kibana
5 1 (0.50%) MIIS
5 1 (0.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 52 (25.87%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.43%) Oracle
3 9 (4.48%) OpenLink
4 8 (3.98%) Adobe
5 7 (3.48%) Sophis
6 6 (2.99%) Google
6 6 (2.99%) Murex
6 6 (2.99%) SunGard
7 5 (2.49%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.99%) Databricks
9 3 (1.49%) Cognos
9 3 (1.49%) Sybase
9 3 (1.49%) Tableau
9 3 (1.49%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.00%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.00%) CyberArk
10 2 (1.00%) IBM
11 1 (0.50%) Nintex
11 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) SaltStack