Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 16 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 674 570 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.50% 8.83% 9.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.35% 23.94% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 478 535
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £381 £327 £308
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
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 2,768 2,381 2,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.01% 36.87% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,258 1,937 1,984
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £364 £355 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.60% +8.00% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 5
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £24.49 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% +22.43% -22.48%
10th Percentile £21.00 £20.75 £16.69
90th Percentile £56.88 £29.62 £35.74
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.92% +22.11% -26.93%

.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 16 July 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 16 July 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 - 10 - -
London Bridge -8 4 £413 +58.65%
.NET
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 562 (83.38%) C#
2 282 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (37.69%) Finance
4 252 (37.39%) SQL
5 251 (37.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 230 (34.12%) SQL Server
7 215 (31.90%) JavaScript
8 185 (27.45%) ASP.NET
9 181 (26.85%) TDD
10 175 (25.96%) MVC
11 162 (24.04%) AngularJS
12 151 (22.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 140 (20.77%) Microsoft
14 122 (18.10%) HTML
15 107 (15.88%) .NET Framework
16 100 (14.84%) Microservices
17 97 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
18 96 (14.24%) CSS
19 94 (13.95%) WCF
20 84 (12.46%) Banking
21 80 (11.87%) OO
22 76 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
22 76 (11.28%) Greenfield Project
23 75 (11.13%) SOA
24 74 (10.98%) Java
25 73 (10.83%) React
25 73 (10.83%) REST
26 71 (10.53%) Scrum
27 69 (10.24%) Git (software)
27 69 (10.24%) BDD

.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 (3.41%) CMS
2 21 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (1.93%) NServiceBus
6 12 (1.78%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.34%) IIS
8 5 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.59%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.45%) Confluence
10 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.30%) WordPress
12 1 (0.15%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.15%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.89%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.30%) Endur
4 2 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.30%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.30%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 251 (37.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.12%) PaaS
4 19 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.23%) GitHub
6 9 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.19%) Serverless
8 7 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.04%) Office 365
9 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.74%) IaaS
10 4 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.59%) npm
10 4 (0.59%) Route 53
10 4 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.30%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.78%) HTTP
2 7 (1.04%) Firewall
3 5 (0.74%) AMQP
3 5 (0.74%) SSL
4 4 (0.59%) DNS
4 4 (0.59%) Internet
4 4 (0.59%) Intranet
5 3 (0.45%) DKIM
5 3 (0.45%) DMARC
5 3 (0.45%) SMS
5 3 (0.45%) X.509
6 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.30%) Skype
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.15%) FTP
7 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.15%) Network Security
7 1 (0.15%) SAN
7 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (34.12%) SQL Server
2 61 (9.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (5.93%) NoSQL
5 39 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (4.90%) SQL Server 2016
7 31 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 27 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (3.56%) Relational Database
10 21 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (2.67%) Cosmos DB
12 15 (2.23%) Power BI
13 11 (1.63%) MongoDB
14 10 (1.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.48%) Blockchain
14 10 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (1.34%) Data Lake
16 8 (1.19%) Big Data
17 7 (1.04%) MySQL
17 7 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 46 (6.82%) TeamCity
5 43 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 40 (5.93%) Selenium
7 38 (5.64%) SpecFlow
8 37 (5.49%) JIRA
9 32 (4.75%) NUnit
10 30 (4.45%) Jenkins
11 24 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (2.37%) Moq
13 13 (1.93%) Subversion
14 10 (1.48%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.48%) webpack
15 9 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (1.34%) gulp
16 8 (1.19%) JIRA Agile
17 7 (1.04%) Grunt
17 7 (1.04%) MSTest
General
1 254 (37.69%) Finance
2 84 (12.46%) Banking
3 52 (7.72%) Investment Banking
4 50 (7.42%) Front Office
5 33 (4.90%) Retail
6 27 (4.01%) Financial Institution
7 24 (3.56%) Advertising
8 21 (3.12%) Law
9 15 (2.23%) Back Office
10 9 (1.34%) Legal
11 8 (1.19%) Marketing
12 4 (0.59%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.30%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 512 (75.96%) Developer
2 242 (35.91%) C# Developer
3 237 (35.16%) .NET Developer
4 115 (17.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 89 (13.20%) Senior Developer
6 54 (8.01%) Angular Developer
6 54 (8.01%) Azure Developer
7 52 (7.72%) SQL Developer
8 40 (5.93%) Senior C# Developer
9 37 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
10 34 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 32 (4.75%) WPF Developer
12 29 (4.30%) C# WPF Developer
12 29 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
13 28 (4.15%) Architect
14 25 (3.71%) ASP.NET Developer
15 24 (3.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 23 (3.41%) Azure Engineer
17 22 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
18 20 (2.97%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (27.45%) ASP.NET
2 162 (24.04%) AngularJS
3 151 (22.40%) ASP.NET Web API
4 122 (18.10%) HTML
5 107 (15.88%) .NET Framework
6 97 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 96 (14.24%) CSS
8 94 (13.95%) WCF
9 73 (10.83%) React
9 73 (10.83%) REST
10 67 (9.94%) WPF
11 56 (8.31%) .NET Core
11 56 (8.31%) RESTful
12 54 (8.01%) Node.js
13 50 (7.42%) JSON
14 49 (7.27%) Web Services
15 47 (6.97%) Entity Framework
16 46 (6.82%) jQuery
17 44 (6.53%) HTML5
18 42 (6.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.28%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (7.12%) Fintech
3 36 (5.34%) Fixed Income
4 26 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.71%) Market Risk
6 24 (3.56%) Derivative
7 23 (3.41%) Equities
7 23 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (2.97%) User Experience
9 17 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (2.08%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.93%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.78%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.89%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.89%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.89%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (0.74%) Grid Computing
14 5 (0.74%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.20%) Windows
2 24 (3.56%) Windows Server
3 23 (3.41%) Linux
4 7 (1.04%) Android
5 6 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.59%) Unix
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (26.85%) TDD
3 175 (25.96%) MVC
4 100 (14.84%) Microservices
5 80 (11.87%) OO
6 75 (11.13%) SOA
7 71 (10.53%) Scrum
8 69 (10.24%) BDD
9 65 (9.64%) Test Automation
10 64 (9.50%) DevOps
10 64 (9.50%) Software Engineering
10 64 (9.50%) Unit Testing
11 60 (8.90%) Multithreading
12 58 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (7.86%) SOLID
14 49 (7.27%) MVVM
15 47 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
16 45 (6.68%) Front End Development
17 44 (6.53%) E-Commerce
18 37 (5.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 562 (83.38%) C#
2 252 (37.39%) SQL
3 215 (31.90%) JavaScript
4 74 (10.98%) Java
5 61 (9.05%) T-SQL
6 54 (8.01%) PowerShell
7 52 (7.72%) VB.NET
8 45 (6.68%) TypeScript
9 28 (4.15%) Python
10 26 (3.86%) VBA
11 19 (2.82%) R
12 13 (1.93%) C
13 12 (1.78%) C++
13 12 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.48%) Scala
14 10 (1.48%) VB
15 9 (1.34%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.19%) Ruby
17 7 (1.04%) Perl
18 6 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (7.12%) Degree
2 8 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.45%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.30%) CISSP
6 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.30%) OSCP
7 1 (0.15%) CEH
7 1 (0.15%) CISA
7 1 (0.15%) CISM
7 1 (0.15%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.15%) MCITP
7 1 (0.15%) MCSE
7 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.53%) QA
2 5 (0.74%) HL7
3 3 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.45%) SLA
4 2 (0.30%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) MiFID
5 1 (0.15%) SEPA
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.15%) TARGET2
System Software
1 31 (4.60%) Docker
2 25 (3.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) NFS
3 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (3.12%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.19%) Terraform
3 7 (1.04%) Ansible
4 5 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.59%) Puppet
6 3 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.45%) Kibana
6 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 2 (0.30%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.15%) Control-M
8 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.15%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.15%) SCOM
8 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.15%) vRealize
8 1 (0.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 140 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.49%) Oracle
3 18 (2.67%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.04%) Tableau
4 7 (1.04%) Telerik
5 6 (0.89%) Apigee
5 6 (0.89%) Google
5 6 (0.89%) ION Trading
5 6 (0.89%) TIBCO
5 6 (0.89%) Xamarin
6 5 (0.74%) Adobe
6 5 (0.74%) Fidessa
6 5 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.59%) IBM
8 3 (0.45%) Citrix
8 3 (0.45%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.45%) HP
8 3 (0.45%) Informatica
8 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com