Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 33 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 242 100 437
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.67% 5.57% 6.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.82% 18.15% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 76 367
10th Percentile £360 £384 £379
25th Percentile £500 £453 £460
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £620 £586
90th Percentile £740 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £600 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +17.07% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +45.83% +6.67% -

.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 1,221 551 2,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.64% 30.68% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 424 1,789
10th Percentile £396 £375 £407
25th Percentile £475 £431 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% - -
75th Percentile £651 £613 £613
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £578 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
10th Percentile £23.65 £27.20 £17.95
25th Percentile £30.13 £32.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £38.37
Median % change year-on-year -2.67% -2.27% +42.12%
75th Percentile £52.75 £40.00 £47.42
90th Percentile £68.65 £44.65 £51.04
Central London median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £38.37
% change year-on-year -4.67% -2.27% +42.12%

.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 17 September 2021.

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
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 17 September 2021. 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 - 2 £575 -
.NET
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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.

1 187 (77.27%) C#
2 154 (63.64%) SQL
3 138 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (51.24%) Azure
5 86 (35.54%) TDD
6 80 (33.06%) Finance
7 78 (32.23%) DevOps
8 74 (30.58%) AngularJS
9 72 (29.75%) Banking
10 60 (24.79%) SQL Server
11 57 (23.55%) AWS
12 56 (23.14%) Git (software)
13 48 (19.83%) TypeScript
14 45 (18.60%) Front Office
15 43 (17.77%) JavaScript
15 43 (17.77%) .NET Framework
16 42 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (16.94%) Derivative
18 40 (16.53%) .NET Core
19 39 (16.12%) ASP.NET
20 34 (14.05%) Visual Studio
21 32 (13.22%) Investment Banking
21 32 (13.22%) Microservices
21 32 (13.22%) Full Stack Development
22 30 (12.40%) Microsoft
23 29 (11.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
23 29 (11.98%) React
23 29 (11.98%) Social Skills
24 28 (11.57%) Analytics
24 28 (11.57%) Software Engineering

.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 25 (10.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.96%) IIS
3 3 (1.24%) Moodle
4 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) nginx
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (9.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 124 (51.24%) Azure
2 57 (23.55%) AWS
3 15 (6.20%) Serverless
4 12 (4.96%) Power Platform
5 11 (4.55%) Azure Functions
6 9 (3.72%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (2.48%) PaaS
7 6 (2.48%) SaaS
8 5 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (2.07%) GitHub
9 4 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.65%) Azure Event Grid
9 4 (1.65%) Azure Pipelines
9 4 (1.65%) GCP
9 4 (1.65%) Power Automate
9 4 (1.65%) PowerApps
10 3 (1.24%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.83%) Azure Logic Apps
11 2 (0.83%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.83%) Broadband
2 2 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) DNS
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.41%) SMTP
3 1 (0.41%) SNMP
3 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.61%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.96%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.96%) Power BI
5 9 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.72%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.72%) Tableau
5 9 (3.72%) Tableau Desktop
5 9 (3.72%) Tableau Server
6 8 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.48%) Big Data
8 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.65%) MySQL
9 4 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (23.14%) Git (software)
2 34 (14.05%) Visual Studio
3 17 (7.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (5.37%) JIRA
5 10 (4.13%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.13%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.31%) Selenium
7 6 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.65%) NUnit
8 4 (1.65%) Postman
8 4 (1.65%) Subversion
9 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.83%) JMeter
9 2 (0.83%) JUnit
9 2 (0.83%) Mockito
9 2 (0.83%) MSTest
9 2 (0.83%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 80 (33.06%) Finance
2 72 (29.75%) Banking
3 45 (18.60%) Front Office
4 32 (13.22%) Investment Banking
5 29 (11.98%) Social Skills
6 8 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.24%) Back Office
7 3 (1.24%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (0.83%) International Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Marketing
8 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.41%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 182 (75.21%) Developer
2 110 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 53 (21.90%) .NET Developer
4 26 (10.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (8.68%) Angular Developer
6 20 (8.26%) SQL Developer
7 13 (5.37%) Analyst
7 13 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (4.96%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.55%) Architect
9 11 (4.55%) Azure Developer
9 11 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
10 9 (3.72%) React Developer
10 9 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (3.72%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.31%) Front Office Developer
11 8 (3.31%) Technical Leader
12 7 (2.89%) Credit Risk Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Senior C# Developer
13 6 (2.48%) C# Developer - Commodities
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (30.58%) AngularJS
2 43 (17.77%) .NET Framework
3 40 (16.53%) .NET Core
4 39 (16.12%) ASP.NET
5 29 (11.98%) React
6 24 (9.92%) HTML
7 21 (8.68%) CSS
8 20 (8.26%) WPF
9 16 (6.61%) WCF
10 14 (5.79%) Node.js
11 12 (4.96%) REST
12 11 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (4.13%) Entity Framework
14 9 (3.72%) RESTful
15 7 (2.89%) Redux
16 6 (2.48%) ASP.NET Core
16 6 (2.48%) jQuery
17 5 (2.07%) gRPC
17 5 (2.07%) Protocol Buffers
17 5 (2.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.94%) Derivative
2 29 (11.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 17 (7.02%) Fixed Income
4 13 (5.37%) Market Risk
5 12 (4.96%) Credit Risk
5 12 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.89%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.07%) Equities
9 4 (1.65%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.65%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.24%) SCORM
10 3 (1.24%) User Experience
11 2 (0.83%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.50%) Windows
2 5 (2.07%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.54%) TDD
3 78 (32.23%) DevOps
4 42 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (13.22%) Full Stack Development
5 32 (13.22%) Microservices
6 28 (11.57%) Analytics
6 28 (11.57%) Software Engineering
7 22 (9.09%) BDD
8 21 (8.68%) Data Analysis
9 20 (8.26%) SDLC
9 20 (8.26%) Test Automation
10 19 (7.85%) MVC
11 18 (7.44%) Electronic Trading
11 18 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (6.20%) Deployment Automation
14 14 (5.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 14 (5.79%) Scrum
15 13 (5.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 187 (77.27%) C#
2 154 (63.64%) SQL
3 48 (19.83%) TypeScript
4 43 (17.77%) JavaScript
5 25 (10.33%) VB.NET
6 24 (9.92%) PowerShell
7 22 (9.09%) Python
8 20 (8.26%) VBA
9 19 (7.85%) Java
10 14 (5.79%) VB
11 13 (5.37%) T-SQL
12 12 (4.96%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.48%) C
14 5 (2.07%) C++
15 4 (1.65%) PHP
16 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.83%) Scala
17 1 (0.41%) Go
17 1 (0.41%) Groovy
17 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (4.13%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.20%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Accessibility
System Software
1 21 (8.68%) Docker
2 8 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.24%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 17 (7.02%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.48%) Terraform
3 3 (1.24%) Ansible
4 2 (0.83%) Grafana
4 2 (0.83%) Kibana
5 1 (0.41%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.41%) Control-M
5 1 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.41%) Istio
5 1 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.41%) Marathon
5 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.57%) Oracle
3 4 (1.65%) Citrix
3 4 (1.65%) Splunk
4 3 (1.24%) UiPath
5 2 (0.83%) Charles River
5 2 (0.83%) Google
5 2 (0.83%) hybris
5 2 (0.83%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.41%) Altiris
6 1 (0.41%) Apple
6 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.41%) BMC
6 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.41%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.41%) Sybase
6 1 (0.41%) Telerik