The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
London / Croydon
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 36 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13  
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.55% 1.67% 5.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.05% 3.92% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £375 £305 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.95% -22.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £265 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £338 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% -  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 99 102 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 50.51% 42.50% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 70 22
Median daily rate £500 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Croydon

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Croydon

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Croydon over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Croydon

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for .NET.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) DHTML
6 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (20.00%) CQRS
6 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Manager
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (30.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) DHTML
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) CQRS
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft