The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
London / Docklands, London
Rank 15 12 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 3.57% 5.26% 9.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 15.79% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Median daily rate £550 £677 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +59.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.85%  

.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 Docklands, London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 17 19 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 30.36% 33.33% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 14
Median daily rate £588 £421 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.46% +4.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £395 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £690 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Docklands, London

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Docklands, London

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for .NET.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Front Office
4 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (50.00%) WCF
5 4 (50.00%) WPF
5 4 (50.00%) LINQ
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Confluence
5 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (37.50%) SOA
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (37.50%) QA
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) TDD
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, 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 4 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Pricing Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
6 1 (12.50%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (12.50%) WCF Developer
6 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) React
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) CAML
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) SOLID
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Basel III
1 3 (37.50%) CRD IV
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Nintex
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau