Period
to 3 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 3 June 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.

.NET Core
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 132 204
Rank change year-on-year +27 +72 +19
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 36 103 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.21% 1.63% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 4.29% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 85 45
Median daily rate £575 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £409 £415 £406
90th Percentile £673 £575 £575
Central London median daily rate £575 £518 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

.NET Core 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 994 2,399 2,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.39% 37.87% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 1,924 2,172
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £378 £413 £365
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +115.39% -12.51%
10th Percentile £24.50 £31.48 £21.08
90th Percentile £57.50 £69.25 £58.23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -11.50%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in the City of London

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Core in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for .NET Core in the City of London

.NET Core
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Core in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 28 (77.78%) C#
3 24 (66.67%) Azure
4 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 15 (41.67%) React
7 13 (36.11%) Microservices
7 13 (36.11%) SQL
8 12 (33.33%) CSS
9 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (30.56%) DevOps
9 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
10 10 (27.78%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) TDD
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.00%) Front Office
12 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 7 (19.44%) Docker
13 7 (19.44%) Node.js
13 7 (19.44%) HTML
13 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
13 7 (19.44%) Redux
14 6 (16.67%) Scrum
14 6 (16.67%) VBA
14 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
14 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 6 (16.67%) High Availability
14 6 (16.67%) User Stories
14 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (16.67%) Low Latency

.NET Core
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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (66.67%) Azure
2 4 (11.11%) npm
3 3 (8.33%) PaaS
3 3 (8.33%) Power Platform
3 3 (8.33%) Serverless
4 2 (5.56%) AWS
4 2 (5.56%) Logic Apps
5 1 (2.78%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (8.33%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (8.33%) Power BI
4 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Cypress.io
2 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Moq
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) .NET Developer
3 13 (36.11%) C# Developer
4 10 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (27.78%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (22.22%) Angular Developer
6 7 (19.44%) React Developer
7 6 (16.67%) Azure Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Asset Management Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Principal Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Senior React Developer
10 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
11 1 (2.78%) Architect
11 1 (2.78%) Sitecore Developer
11 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
11 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 15 (41.67%) React
4 12 (33.33%) CSS
5 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
5 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (19.44%) HTML
6 7 (19.44%) Node.js
6 7 (19.44%) Redux
7 5 (13.89%) RESTful
8 4 (11.11%) RxJS
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (8.33%) jQuery
10 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.56%) Angular 2
10 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.56%) NgRx
10 2 (5.56%) REST
10 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Microservices
3 11 (30.56%) DevOps
4 9 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (16.67%) High Availability
6 6 (16.67%) Low Latency
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (16.67%) User Stories
7 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
7 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
7 5 (13.89%) MVC
8 4 (11.11%) Business Development
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (11.11%) Separation of Concerns
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) VBA
5 4 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 3 (8.33%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) Kotlin
6 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.56%) Python
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) Kibana
2 1 (2.78%) MIIS
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.78%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.78%) Nintex
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore