Period
to 5 December 2019

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 5 December 2019 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 155 207
Rank change year-on-year +26 +52 +40
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 96 116 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.67% 1.62% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.73% 4.09% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 104 26
City of London median daily rate £513 £519 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21% +11.76%
10th Percentile £408 £454 £366
90th Percentile £634 £588 £534
Central London median daily rate £500 £503 £475
% change year-on-year -0.50% +5.79% +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 2,028 2,834 2,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.28% 39.58% 38.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,658 2,374 2,308
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +3.45% +6.84%
10th Percentile £400 £406 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £671
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 £19.00 £22.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +173.68% -17.36% -34.31%
10th Percentile £26.70 £14.32 £20.28
90th Percentile £63.10 £77.95 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 £27.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +61.11% +25.58% -38.57%

.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 5 December 2019.

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 5 December 2019. 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 - 7 £500 - 1
.NET Core
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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 96 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (78.13%) C#
3 73 (76.04%) Azure
4 50 (52.08%) Microservices
5 45 (46.88%) Docker
6 35 (36.46%) Kubernetes
7 33 (34.38%) SQL
8 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (31.25%) Finance
9 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
11 26 (27.08%) AngularJS
12 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 22 (22.92%) TDD
13 22 (22.92%) Greenfield Project
14 21 (21.88%) .NET Framework
15 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
15 20 (20.83%) DevOps
16 19 (19.79%) MVC
17 18 (18.75%) Cosmos DB
18 14 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
19 13 (13.54%) React
20 12 (12.50%) TypeScript
20 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
20 12 (12.50%) AWS
20 12 (12.50%) Test Automation
21 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
21 11 (11.46%) Serverless
22 10 (10.42%) SOLID
22 10 (10.42%) NoSQL

.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 8 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.04%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 73 (76.04%) Azure
2 12 (12.50%) AWS
3 11 (11.46%) Serverless
4 8 (8.33%) PaaS
5 7 (7.29%) IaaS
6 4 (4.17%) npm
7 3 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.08%) Office 365
8 2 (2.08%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.04%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (1.04%) Azure Functions
9 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.04%) Fastly
9 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.75%) Cosmos DB
3 10 (10.42%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (10.42%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.38%) Redis
5 7 (7.29%) Data Lake
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) SQLite
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.04%) Big Data
9 1 (1.04%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.04%) MySQL
9 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) NUnit
2 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.33%) Moq
3 5 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (5.21%) SpecFlow
3 5 (5.21%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.13%) JIRA
4 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.08%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.08%) MSTest
5 2 (2.08%) NSubstitute
5 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.04%) gulp
6 1 (1.04%) jspm
6 1 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.04%) Swashbuckle
General
1 30 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Games
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (62.50%) Developer
2 41 (42.71%) .NET Developer
3 26 (27.08%) C# Developer
4 17 (17.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (16.67%) Azure Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.17%) React Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
12 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 26 (27.08%) AngularJS
4 21 (21.88%) .NET Framework
5 13 (13.54%) React
6 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 10 (10.42%) Node.js
7 10 (10.42%) WCF
8 9 (9.38%) Entity Framework
9 8 (8.33%) REST
10 7 (7.29%) Angular 2
10 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (7.29%) HTML
11 6 (6.25%) CSS
11 6 (6.25%) OAuth
11 6 (6.25%) RESTful
12 4 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.17%) Swagger
13 3 (3.13%) Ninject
13 3 (3.13%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.13%) Equities
3 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (1.04%) Derivative
4 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Android
1 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.08%) Microservices
2 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.92%) TDD
4 20 (20.83%) DevOps
5 19 (19.79%) MVC
6 14 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.42%) SOLID
10 9 (9.38%) Asset Management
10 9 (9.38%) Fintech
11 8 (8.33%) BDD
11 8 (8.33%) Scrum
12 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure as Code
12 7 (7.29%) SDLC
12 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.25%) User Stories
14 5 (5.21%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 75 (78.13%) C#
2 33 (34.38%) SQL
3 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.08%) XAML
7 1 (1.04%) C
7 1 (1.04%) ES6
7 1 (1.04%) Java
7 1 (1.04%) Python
7 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 45 (46.88%) Docker
2 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (36.46%) Kubernetes
2 9 (9.38%) MIIS
3 3 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.08%) Terraform
5 1 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.04%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.04%) Google
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle
3 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.04%) Splunk
3 1 (1.04%) Twitter