Period
to 29 February 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 February 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 154 225
Rank change year-on-year +31 +71 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 59 102 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.28% 1.49% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.78% 3.88% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 88 27
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +13.64% +3.53%
10th Percentile £404 £450 £372
90th Percentile £650 £588 £538
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £440
% change year-on-year +5.00% +13.64% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 1,562 2,629 2,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.86% 38.45% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,259 2,162 2,295
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +4.33%
10th Percentile £385 £408 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
City of London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +74.42% -60.37%
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.35 £21.25
90th Percentile £63.12 £87.48 £67.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -23.08% +111.63% -60.37%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing .NET Core as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Core in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Core in the City of London

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Core in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Core in the City of London

.NET Core
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 Core within the City of London region over the 6 months to 29 February 2020. 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 - 1 £500 -
.NET Core
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 February 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 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (86.44%) C#
3 42 (71.19%) Azure
4 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (45.76%) Microservices
6 24 (40.68%) SQL
7 22 (37.29%) Docker
8 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
8 21 (35.59%) AngularJS
9 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (30.51%) Finance
11 17 (28.81%) React
12 16 (27.12%) Kubernetes
13 15 (25.42%) TDD
14 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
15 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
15 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework
16 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
17 11 (18.64%) MVC
17 11 (18.64%) HTML
18 10 (16.95%) CSS
18 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
18 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
18 10 (16.95%) DevOps
19 8 (13.56%) Cosmos DB
19 8 (13.56%) RESTful
20 7 (11.86%) AWS
20 7 (11.86%) BDD
20 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
20 7 (11.86%) Scrum

.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 5 (8.47%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (71.19%) Azure
2 7 (11.86%) AWS
3 3 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) npm
3 3 (5.08%) PaaS
4 2 (3.39%) Office 365
4 2 (3.39%) Serverless
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.69%) GCP
5 1 (1.69%) GitHub
5 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Cosmos DB
3 6 (10.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) SQLite
7 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.78%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.08%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) Moq
3 3 (5.08%) NUnit
3 3 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.69%) ESLint
4 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.69%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.69%) Swashbuckle
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Front Office
3 2 (3.39%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (71.19%) Developer
2 33 (55.93%) .NET Developer
3 24 (40.68%) C# Developer
4 19 (32.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (22.03%) Azure Developer
6 9 (15.25%) Angular Developer
6 9 (15.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.08%) React Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer - Fintech
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Azure Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (35.59%) AngularJS
3 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (28.81%) React
5 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework
5 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
6 11 (18.64%) HTML
7 10 (16.95%) CSS
8 8 (13.56%) RESTful
9 6 (10.17%) Node.js
9 6 (10.17%) REST
10 5 (8.47%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (5.08%) Angular 2
12 3 (5.08%) OAuth
12 3 (5.08%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (5.08%) Swagger
12 3 (5.08%) WCF
12 3 (5.08%) Web Services
13 2 (3.39%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Life Science
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Android
1 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Microservices
3 15 (25.42%) TDD
4 11 (18.64%) MVC
5 10 (16.95%) DevOps
5 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
5 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.86%) BDD
6 7 (11.86%) Fintech
6 7 (11.86%) Scrum
6 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.17%) High Availability
7 6 (10.17%) Low Latency
7 6 (10.17%) SOLID
8 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.47%) Kanban
9 4 (6.78%) API Development
9 4 (6.78%) OO
9 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) C#
2 24 (40.68%) SQL
3 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.17%) TypeScript
4 6 (10.17%) VBA
5 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.39%) XAML
7 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.47%) MIIS
3 3 (5.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore