Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 651 566 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.30% 8.33% 8.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.83% 22.01% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 484 492
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £638 £650 £625
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 2,851 2,571 2,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.72% 37.85% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,358 2,098 1,999
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £379 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.42 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -43.95% +24.49%
10th Percentile £19.14 £20.28 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.98 £28.24 £56.12
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £43.57
% change year-on-year +48.84% -50.65% +24.49%

.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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 12 £475 -
London Bridge -31 3 £475 +82.69%
.NET
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 532 (81.72%) C#
2 277 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (37.63%) Finance
4 238 (36.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 227 (34.87%) SQL
6 226 (34.72%) SQL Server
7 204 (31.34%) JavaScript
8 197 (30.26%) TDD
9 176 (27.04%) ASP.NET
10 168 (25.81%) MVC
11 146 (22.43%) AngularJS
12 143 (21.97%) Microsoft
13 141 (21.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 115 (17.67%) Greenfield Project
15 105 (16.13%) Microservices
16 103 (15.82%) .NET Framework
17 102 (15.67%) HTML
18 96 (14.75%) .NET Core
19 91 (13.98%) WCF
20 90 (13.82%) CSS
21 88 (13.52%) ASP.NET MVC
22 77 (11.83%) Test Automation
23 74 (11.37%) BDD
24 71 (10.91%) OO
25 70 (10.75%) Scrum
26 69 (10.60%) T-SQL
27 68 (10.45%) SOA
27 68 (10.45%) React
28 66 (10.14%) Unit Testing
29 65 (9.98%) REST

.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 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (3.23%) NServiceBus
2 21 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.92%) CMS
4 14 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (1.84%) Umbraco
6 9 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.23%) IIS
8 6 (0.92%) Confluence
9 4 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.46%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.46%) SAS
11 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.61%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.61%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.61%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.31%) Endur
5 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 238 (36.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (9.98%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.76%) GitHub
5 17 (2.61%) PaaS
6 7 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.08%) IaaS
6 7 (1.08%) Office 365
7 6 (0.92%) Serverless
8 4 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.61%) npm
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.31%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.31%) NuGet
9 2 (0.31%) SaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) Boomi
10 1 (0.15%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.08%) Firewall
1 7 (1.08%) HTTP
2 6 (0.92%) AMQP
3 5 (0.77%) SSL
4 3 (0.46%) Intranet
5 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.31%) Network Security
5 2 (0.31%) Skype
5 2 (0.31%) SMS
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.15%) FTP
6 1 (0.15%) Internet
6 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.15%) LAN
6 1 (0.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) VSAN
6 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (34.72%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (5.53%) Cosmos DB
3 36 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (4.30%) NoSQL
7 22 (3.38%) Azure SQL Database
7 22 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
8 20 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
9 19 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.46%) MongoDB
11 13 (2.00%) Power BI
12 12 (1.84%) Data Lake
13 11 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.23%) Redis
16 6 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 64 (9.83%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.68%) Selenium
3 47 (7.22%) SpecFlow
4 44 (6.76%) Visual Studio
5 42 (6.45%) TeamCity
6 40 (6.14%) JIRA
7 39 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
9 29 (4.45%) NUnit
10 26 (3.99%) Octopus Deploy
11 21 (3.23%) Jenkins
12 17 (2.61%) Moq
13 13 (2.00%) WebDriver
14 12 (1.84%) Cucumber
15 11 (1.69%) Jasmine
16 10 (1.54%) gulp
16 10 (1.54%) MSTest
17 9 (1.38%) MSBuild
17 9 (1.38%) webpack
18 8 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 245 (37.63%) Finance
2 65 (9.98%) Banking
3 51 (7.83%) Front Office
4 35 (5.38%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.61%) Advertising
6 27 (4.15%) Retail
7 23 (3.53%) Financial Institution
8 21 (3.23%) Law
9 14 (2.15%) Back Office
10 7 (1.08%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.08%) Marketing
11 5 (0.77%) Publishing
12 3 (0.46%) Legal
12 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.31%) Billing
13 2 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 491 (75.42%) Developer
2 272 (41.78%) .NET Developer
3 220 (33.79%) C# Developer
4 125 (19.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 82 (12.60%) Senior Developer
6 51 (7.83%) Azure Developer
7 50 (7.68%) SQL Developer
8 41 (6.30%) Senior C# Developer
9 39 (5.99%) Angular Developer
10 37 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
11 34 (5.22%) Architect
12 31 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
13 26 (3.99%) ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (3.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (3.69%) Market Risk Developer
15 22 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 20 (3.07%) Consultant
16 20 (3.07%) Full Stack Developer
16 20 (3.07%) WPF Developer
17 19 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (27.04%) ASP.NET
2 146 (22.43%) AngularJS
3 141 (21.66%) ASP.NET Web API
4 103 (15.82%) .NET Framework
5 102 (15.67%) HTML
6 96 (14.75%) .NET Core
7 91 (13.98%) WCF
8 90 (13.82%) CSS
9 88 (13.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 68 (10.45%) React
11 65 (9.98%) REST
12 56 (8.60%) Entity Framework
13 54 (8.29%) WPF
14 51 (7.83%) RESTful
15 47 (7.22%) Web Services
16 45 (6.91%) Node.js
17 40 (6.14%) jQuery
18 39 (5.99%) Angular 2
19 35 (5.38%) HTML5
20 30 (4.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 115 (17.67%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (8.91%) Fintech
3 38 (5.84%) Fixed Income
4 31 (4.76%) Market Risk
5 28 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (3.53%) Equities
8 18 (2.76%) Derivative
9 14 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (2.00%) Computer Science
10 13 (2.00%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.84%) User Experience
12 10 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.54%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.23%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.23%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.08%) Reinsurance
15 6 (0.92%) Grid Computing
16 5 (0.77%) Robotics
17 4 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 46 (7.07%) Windows
2 29 (4.45%) Linux
3 12 (1.84%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.77%) Android
5 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.77%) Unix
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (30.26%) TDD
3 168 (25.81%) MVC
4 105 (16.13%) Microservices
5 77 (11.83%) Test Automation
6 74 (11.37%) BDD
7 71 (10.91%) OO
8 70 (10.75%) Scrum
9 68 (10.45%) SOA
10 66 (10.14%) Unit Testing
11 57 (8.76%) Software Engineering
12 53 (8.14%) DevOps
13 48 (7.37%) Asset Management
13 48 (7.37%) Multithreading
14 47 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (7.22%) SDLC
15 46 (7.07%) E-Commerce
16 45 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (6.91%) SOLID
17 39 (5.99%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 532 (81.72%) C#
2 227 (34.87%) SQL
3 204 (31.34%) JavaScript
4 69 (10.60%) T-SQL
5 58 (8.91%) Java
6 47 (7.22%) PowerShell
7 46 (7.07%) VB.NET
8 42 (6.45%) TypeScript
9 27 (4.15%) VBA
10 22 (3.38%) C
11 18 (2.76%) Python
12 12 (1.84%) R
13 11 (1.69%) VB
14 10 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.54%) C++
15 9 (1.38%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.38%) Scala
16 3 (0.46%) F#
16 3 (0.46%) PHP
16 3 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (5.99%) Degree
2 5 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.15%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.15%) CRISC
5 1 (0.15%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) GSSP-.NET
5 1 (0.15%) GSSP-JAVA
5 1 (0.15%) GWAPT
5 1 (0.15%) ISACA
5 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.15%) MCITP
5 1 (0.15%) OSCP
5 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.68%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) HL7
3 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (4.76%) Docker
2 8 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) NFS
3 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (4.30%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.84%) Ansible
3 6 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.61%) Puppet
5 3 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.46%) Terraform
5 3 (0.46%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.15%) Control-M
7 1 (0.15%) Kibana
7 1 (0.15%) PingFederate
7 1 (0.15%) SCOM
7 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.15%) vRealize
7 1 (0.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 143 (21.97%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.14%) Oracle
3 14 (2.15%) Sitecore
4 9 (1.38%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.23%) Citrix
6 6 (0.92%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.61%) Adobe
7 4 (0.61%) ION Trading
7 4 (0.61%) Tableau
7 4 (0.61%) UiPath
8 3 (0.46%) Apigee
8 3 (0.46%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.46%) Cadence
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco
8 3 (0.46%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.46%) Informatica
8 3 (0.46%) VMware
9 2 (0.31%) HP
9 2 (0.31%) IBM
9 2 (0.31%) Splunk