Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 375 542 642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.58% 7.94% 9.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.28% 20.15% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 462 555
City of London median daily rate £513 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £388 £413 £363
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year +48.57% -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 1,683 2,690 2,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.02% 39.39% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,367 2,234 2,327
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £392 £408 £363
90th Percentile £675 £672 £665
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £27.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -29.86% -50.06%
10th Percentile £24.50 £14.90 £21.05
90th Percentile £61.20 £84.50 £55.95
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £24.30
% change year-on-year +29.63% +11.13% -55.21%

.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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 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
Moorgate +8 29 £550 +15.79%
London Bridge +47 8 £500 -4.76%
.NET
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 248 (66.13%) C#
2 185 (49.33%) Azure
3 158 (42.13%) SQL
4 142 (37.87%) SQL Server
5 123 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (31.47%) Finance
7 110 (29.33%) Microsoft
8 80 (21.33%) JavaScript
9 78 (20.80%) .NET Core
10 77 (20.53%) DevOps
11 75 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 70 (18.67%) TDD
13 60 (16.00%) Microservices
14 58 (15.47%) ASP.NET
15 55 (14.67%) HTML
16 53 (14.13%) .NET Framework
17 50 (13.33%) Python
17 50 (13.33%) MVC
18 48 (12.80%) CSS
19 43 (11.47%) AWS
20 41 (10.93%) Docker
20 41 (10.93%) Banking
21 40 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
22 39 (10.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 38 (10.13%) Kubernetes
24 37 (9.87%) TeamCity
24 37 (9.87%) Java
25 35 (9.33%) Test Automation
26 33 (8.80%) PowerShell
27 32 (8.53%) Front Office

.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 22 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.60%) IIS
3 14 (3.73%) CMS
4 9 (2.40%) Confluence
4 9 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.40%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.07%) Apache
7 4 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.53%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.53%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.53%) Mule
8 2 (0.53%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.53%) SAS
8 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.60%) Sophis RISQUE
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.27%) Endur
5 1 (0.27%) iTrent
5 1 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.27%) Minerva
5 1 (0.27%) Orchestrade
5 1 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 185 (49.33%) Azure
2 43 (11.47%) AWS
3 21 (5.60%) Power Platform
4 19 (5.07%) PaaS
5 15 (4.00%) Serverless
6 14 (3.73%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (3.47%) Azure Machine Learning
8 12 (3.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 11 (2.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (2.93%) npm
10 10 (2.67%) Office 365
11 9 (2.40%) IaaS
12 8 (2.13%) PowerApps
13 7 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.87%) GitHub
14 6 (1.60%) Azure Functions
14 6 (1.60%) GCP
14 6 (1.60%) SaaS
15 5 (1.33%) Data Lake Analytics
16 2 (0.53%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.80%) HTTP
1 3 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.53%) AMQP
2 2 (0.53%) Firewall
2 2 (0.53%) Internet
2 2 (0.53%) Network Security
3 1 (0.27%) FTP
3 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (37.87%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (6.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 21 (5.60%) Power BI
5 21 (5.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (4.27%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.47%) Data Lake
8 12 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (2.93%) MySQL
9 11 (2.93%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.67%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (2.13%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.87%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.60%) Big Data
13 6 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (9.87%) TeamCity
2 28 (7.47%) Visual Studio
3 24 (6.40%) Git (software)
4 21 (5.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 21 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (5.07%) JIRA
6 13 (3.47%) SpecFlow
7 11 (2.93%) Subversion
8 10 (2.67%) Moq
9 7 (1.87%) gulp
9 7 (1.87%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.87%) NUnit
10 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.33%) Grunt
11 5 (1.33%) MSTest
12 4 (1.07%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.07%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.07%) Maven
13 3 (0.80%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 118 (31.47%) Finance
2 41 (10.93%) Banking
3 32 (8.53%) Front Office
4 8 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.13%) Retail
5 6 (1.60%) International Banking
6 5 (1.33%) Games
6 5 (1.33%) Marketing
7 4 (1.07%) Law
7 4 (1.07%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
9 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Police
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 232 (61.87%) Developer
2 108 (28.80%) .NET Developer
3 83 (22.13%) C# Developer
4 43 (11.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (9.33%) SQL Developer
6 31 (8.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 29 (7.73%) Full Stack Developer
8 28 (7.47%) Azure Developer
9 26 (6.93%) Architect
9 26 (6.93%) Azure Engineer
10 24 (6.40%) Senior Developer
11 22 (5.87%) Angular Developer
12 20 (5.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 18 (4.80%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (3.73%) SQL Server Developer
15 13 (3.47%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 13 (3.47%) Platform Engineer
15 13 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (2.67%) Analyst
16 10 (2.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (20.80%) .NET Core
2 75 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 58 (15.47%) ASP.NET
4 55 (14.67%) HTML
5 53 (14.13%) .NET Framework
6 48 (12.80%) CSS
7 40 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (7.47%) Web Services
9 27 (7.20%) React
10 23 (6.13%) WCF
11 21 (5.60%) RESTful
12 20 (5.33%) WPF
13 19 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (4.53%) REST
14 17 (4.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (4.00%) XML
16 14 (3.73%) JSON
16 14 (3.73%) WinForms
17 11 (2.93%) HTML5
17 11 (2.93%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.93%) User Experience
4 9 (2.40%) Cloud Native
4 9 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.87%) Equities
5 7 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.60%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.60%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.33%) Derivative
7 5 (1.33%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.33%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.07%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.07%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.07%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.80%) Life Science
9 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.00%) Windows
2 19 (5.07%) Linux
3 4 (1.07%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.07%) Unix
3 4 (1.07%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.80%) Android
4 3 (0.80%) CentOS
5 2 (0.53%) VMS
6 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (20.53%) DevOps
3 70 (18.67%) TDD
4 60 (16.00%) Microservices
5 50 (13.33%) MVC
6 35 (9.33%) Test Automation
7 25 (6.67%) Scrum
8 24 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (6.40%) Unit Testing
9 23 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (6.13%) Migration
10 20 (5.33%) SDLC
11 19 (5.07%) Multithreading
11 19 (5.07%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (5.07%) Software Engineering
12 18 (4.80%) CRM
12 18 (4.80%) Fintech
13 17 (4.53%) Analytics
13 17 (4.53%) SOLID
14 16 (4.27%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 248 (66.13%) C#
2 158 (42.13%) SQL
3 80 (21.33%) JavaScript
4 50 (13.33%) Python
5 37 (9.87%) Java
6 33 (8.80%) PowerShell
7 27 (7.20%) T-SQL
8 19 (5.07%) VB.NET
9 18 (4.80%) TypeScript
10 15 (4.00%) VBA
11 7 (1.87%) VB
12 6 (1.60%) C
12 6 (1.60%) C++
13 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.07%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.07%) Ruby
15 3 (0.80%) Clipper
15 3 (0.80%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.80%) Scala
15 3 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.53%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.00%) Degree
4 6 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.07%) MCITP
5 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.53%) CCENT
6 2 (0.53%) CCNA
6 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.53%) ISEB
6 2 (0.53%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.60%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) WCAG
4 1 (0.27%) Basel III
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) GxP
4 1 (0.27%) IFRS
4 1 (0.27%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.27%) NIST
System Software
1 41 (10.93%) Docker
2 14 (3.73%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) Varnish
5 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 38 (10.13%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.20%) Terraform
3 9 (2.40%) MIIS
4 7 (1.87%) Ansible
5 4 (1.07%) Puppet
6 3 (0.80%) SCOM
6 3 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.53%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.27%) Kibana
8 1 (0.27%) logstash
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 110 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.73%) Oracle
3 10 (2.67%) Sitecore
4 8 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.87%) Google
6 6 (1.60%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.60%) Sophis
7 4 (1.07%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.07%) OpenLink
8 3 (0.80%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.80%) Kofax
8 3 (0.80%) Murex
8 3 (0.80%) Splunk
8 3 (0.80%) SunGard
8 3 (0.80%) Sybase
8 3 (0.80%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.53%) SAP
9 2 (0.53%) Tableau
9 2 (0.53%) Twitter
9 2 (0.53%) VMware