Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 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.

.NET Core
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 213 238
Rank change year-on-year +69 +25 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 119 37 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.68% 0.52% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 1.37% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 25 3
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £454 £355 £303
90th Percentile £588 £538 £438
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% +11.76% -
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 2,830 2,691 2,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.88% 37.66% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,351 2,275 1,958
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £406 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £641
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.79 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -26.32% -6.67%
10th Percentile £14.90 £19.33 £19.00
90th Percentile £84.50 £41.25 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.58% -38.57% -6.67%

.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 17 December 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) .NET
2 113 (94.96%) C#
3 87 (73.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (61.34%) TDD
5 66 (55.46%) Microservices
6 56 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (41.18%) Greenfield Project
8 46 (38.66%) SQL
9 45 (37.82%) AngularJS
10 43 (36.13%) Cosmos DB
11 39 (32.77%) Fintech
12 35 (29.41%) React
12 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
13 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
14 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (26.05%) .NET Framework
15 31 (26.05%) Azure SQL Database
16 29 (24.37%) Angular 2
17 27 (22.69%) Scrum
18 26 (21.85%) ASP.NET
19 24 (20.17%) Finance
20 23 (19.33%) MVC
20 23 (19.33%) CSS
20 23 (19.33%) HTML
20 23 (19.33%) Docker
21 21 (17.65%) C
22 20 (16.81%) Continuous Delivery
22 20 (16.81%) DevOps
23 19 (15.97%) Kubernetes
23 19 (15.97%) Redis

.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 13 (10.92%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.52%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.68%) Confluence
3 2 (1.68%) IIS
3 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) CMS
4 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 87 (73.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.45%) Serverless
3 12 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.72%) GitHub
5 6 (5.04%) PaaS
6 5 (4.20%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.84%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (36.13%) Cosmos DB
2 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 31 (26.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 19 (15.97%) Redis
5 11 (9.24%) Data Lake
6 10 (8.40%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.04%) CouchDB
9 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.84%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (13.45%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.61%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (10.08%) NUnit
3 12 (10.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (9.24%) Moq
4 11 (9.24%) MSTest
5 10 (8.40%) Git (software)
6 9 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.36%) Artifactory
7 4 (3.36%) NSubstitute
7 4 (3.36%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.52%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.52%) Mocha
8 3 (2.52%) Selenium
8 3 (2.52%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.68%) JIRA
9 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (20.17%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Law
3 7 (5.88%) Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Advertising
4 5 (4.20%) Billing
4 5 (4.20%) Front Office
5 4 (3.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 2 (1.68%) Publishing
6 2 (1.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (73.95%) Developer
2 66 (55.46%) .NET Developer
3 32 (26.89%) C# Developer
4 23 (19.33%) Azure Developer
5 19 (15.97%) Senior Developer
6 16 (13.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (13.45%) React Developer
7 13 (10.92%) Angular Developer
8 11 (9.24%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (7.56%) C Developer
10 7 (5.88%) .NET Developer - Fintech
10 7 (5.88%) Architect
10 7 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (5.04%) Lead Developer
11 6 (5.04%) Senior React Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Analyst
12 5 (4.20%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Azure Architect
12 5 (4.20%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (37.82%) AngularJS
3 35 (29.41%) React
4 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 31 (26.05%) .NET Framework
6 29 (24.37%) Angular 2
7 26 (21.85%) ASP.NET
8 23 (19.33%) CSS
8 23 (19.33%) HTML
9 16 (13.45%) REST
10 15 (12.61%) Entity Framework
11 14 (11.76%) RESTful
12 12 (10.08%) HTML5
13 10 (8.40%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (6.72%) Redux
16 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET Core
17 6 (5.04%) Kafka
17 6 (5.04%) Node.js
17 6 (5.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (41.18%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (32.77%) Fintech
3 5 (4.20%) Tandem
4 4 (3.36%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.36%) User Experience
5 3 (2.52%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.84%) Derivative
7 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (61.34%) TDD
2 66 (55.46%) Microservices
3 56 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (22.69%) Scrum
5 23 (19.33%) MVC
6 20 (16.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (16.81%) DevOps
7 17 (14.29%) BDD
8 15 (12.61%) Asset Management
8 15 (12.61%) OO
9 13 (10.92%) Kanban
9 13 (10.92%) SDLC
10 12 (10.08%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.40%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (8.40%) SOLID
12 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.56%) Pair Programming
12 9 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (7.56%) Refactoring
12 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 113 (94.96%) C#
2 46 (38.66%) SQL
3 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.65%) C
5 6 (5.04%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.04%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.20%) Go
7 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.68%) Python
9 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.84%) R
9 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.84%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 23 (19.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (15.97%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.56%) Ansible
3 4 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle
3 1 (0.84%) Splunk
3 1 (0.84%) Tableau