Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 127 153
Rank change year-on-year +42 +26 +66
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 31 104 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 1.73% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 4.81% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 85 110
Median daily rate £581 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £460 £409 £436
90th Percentile £688 £615 £576
Central London median daily rate £563 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
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 527 2,160 2,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 29.34% 35.96% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 1,769 2,357
Median daily rate £525 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% +2.44%
10th Percentile £363 £406 £400
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% +2.33%
10th Percentile £28.10 £31.06 £16.65
90th Percentile £39.30 £60.25 £72.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% +2.33%

.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 29 October 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 24 (77.42%) C#
3 20 (64.52%) Azure
4 17 (54.84%) React
5 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
7 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (38.71%) DevOps
9 11 (35.48%) Front Office
10 10 (32.26%) Finance
10 10 (32.26%) Microservices
11 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
11 9 (29.03%) Web Development
11 9 (29.03%) Java
11 9 (29.03%) Kotlin
12 8 (25.81%) Docker
13 6 (19.35%) RESTful
13 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
13 6 (19.35%) SQL
13 6 (19.35%) Kubernetes
14 5 (16.13%) Terraform
14 5 (16.13%) Redux
14 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
14 5 (16.13%) PaaS
15 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
15 4 (12.90%) Node.js
15 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
15 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
15 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills

.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 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (64.52%) Azure
2 5 (16.13%) PaaS
3 3 (9.68%) AWS
3 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) Logic Apps
4 2 (6.45%) npm
5 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (3.23%) GCP
5 1 (3.23%) GitHub
5 1 (3.23%) NuGet
5 1 (3.23%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.23%) PowerApps
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (9.68%) Parquet
4 3 (9.68%) Redis
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Cypress.io
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (35.48%) Front Office
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) .NET Developer
2 14 (45.16%) C# Developer
3 13 (41.94%) React Developer
4 11 (35.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (32.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Azure Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Architect
8 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior React Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Backend Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Backend Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
10 1 (3.23%) Azure Architect
10 1 (3.23%) Azure Consultant
10 1 (3.23%) Integration Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) React
3 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (19.35%) RESTful
5 5 (16.13%) Redux
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) CSS
6 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
6 4 (12.90%) Node.js
7 3 (9.68%) HTML
7 3 (9.68%) RxJS
7 3 (9.68%) SignalR
8 2 (6.45%) HTML5
8 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.23%) CSS3
9 1 (3.23%) Dapper ORM
9 1 (3.23%) jQuery
9 1 (3.23%) Kafka
9 1 (3.23%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) DevOps
3 10 (32.26%) Microservices
4 9 (29.03%) Web Development
5 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
6 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
7 3 (9.68%) KYC
7 3 (9.68%) SOLID
8 2 (6.45%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 2 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (6.45%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
8 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.45%) SDLC
8 2 (6.45%) Separation of Concerns
8 2 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) Kotlin
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) R
6 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Kubernetes
2 5 (16.13%) Terraform
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Databricks
3 1 (3.23%) GoldenSource
3 1 (3.23%) Nintex
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase