Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 16 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
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 250 490
Rank change year-on-year +77 +240 +304
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 928 1,017 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.51% 1.13% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.95% 3.30% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 812 305
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +24.14%
10th Percentile £348 £358 £320
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £463 £440
% change year-on-year -2.70% +5.11% +21.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

.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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 18,748 30,810 30,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.43% 34.18% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,029 21,847 21,590
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.34%
10th Percentile £331 £328 £313
90th Percentile £655 £638 £626
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £463
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 264 326
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +4.61% -
10th Percentile £20.34 £18.50 £18.13
90th Percentile £78.75 £60.51 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.05% +4.22% -

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing .NET Core as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Core in England over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 16 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 +79 426 £525 +5.00% 311
South East +29 176 £425 -5.56% 195
North of England +74 148 £400 +4.23% 265
South West -4 75 £431 -6.25% 77
North West +80 74 £388 +3.33% 158
Midlands +60 71 £385 -3.75% 143
Yorkshire +48 60 £400 +6.67% 90
East Midlands +64 46 £363 -9.38% 80
East of England +49 29 £425 -5.56% 63
West Midlands +28 25 £388 -3.13% 62
North East +15 14 £425 -5.56% 17
.NET Core
UK

For the 6 months to 16 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 England region with a requirement for .NET Core.

1 928 (100.00%) .NET
2 753 (81.14%) C#
3 556 (59.91%) Azure
4 386 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
5 347 (37.39%) AngularJS
6 334 (35.99%) JavaScript
7 326 (35.13%) SQL Server
8 320 (34.48%) Microservices
9 304 (32.76%) SQL
10 260 (28.02%) ASP.NET
11 255 (27.48%) MVC
12 252 (27.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 228 (24.57%) TDD
14 222 (23.92%) .NET Framework
15 206 (22.20%) React
16 204 (21.98%) DevOps
17 200 (21.55%) AWS
18 182 (19.61%) Scrum
19 176 (18.97%) Microsoft
20 166 (17.89%) Finance
21 157 (16.92%) Docker
22 151 (16.27%) CSS
23 142 (15.30%) HTML
24 127 (13.69%) Git (software)
25 125 (13.47%) TypeScript
25 125 (13.47%) Kubernetes
26 124 (13.36%) Entity Framework
27 117 (12.61%) Web Services
28 112 (12.07%) BDD
29 101 (10.88%) Software Engineering

.NET Core
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 22 (2.37%) IIS
2 18 (1.94%) Confluence
3 17 (1.83%) Umbraco
4 14 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.19%) CMS
6 8 (0.86%) NServiceBus
7 6 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.65%) nginx
8 3 (0.32%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.32%) Ethereum
8 3 (0.32%) Hyperledger
9 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.11%) Headless CMS
10 1 (0.11%) Kentico
10 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 556 (59.91%) Azure
2 200 (21.55%) AWS
3 83 (8.94%) Serverless
4 44 (4.74%) PaaS
5 43 (4.63%) Azure Functions
6 36 (3.88%) SaaS
7 29 (3.13%) GitHub
8 25 (2.69%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (2.05%) OpenShift
10 18 (1.94%) npm
11 16 (1.72%) IaaS
12 10 (1.08%) GCP
13 9 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.86%) Office 365
15 6 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.65%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.65%) NuGet
15 6 (0.65%) Power Platform
16 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.86%) DNS
2 4 (0.43%) Internet
2 4 (0.43%) Network Security
3 3 (0.32%) Firewall
3 3 (0.32%) SSL
4 2 (0.22%) HTTP
4 2 (0.22%) RTSP
5 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (35.13%) SQL Server
2 76 (8.19%) Azure SQL Database
3 65 (7.00%) MongoDB
3 65 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 59 (6.36%) Cosmos DB
5 53 (5.71%) Redis
6 47 (5.06%) MySQL
7 40 (4.31%) Relational Database
8 23 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 22 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.19%) SQLite
14 9 (0.97%) Data Lake
14 9 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.86%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 127 (13.69%) Git (software)
2 94 (10.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 87 (9.38%) TeamCity
4 59 (6.36%) Jenkins
5 42 (4.53%) JIRA
6 40 (4.31%) Visual Studio Team System
7 37 (3.99%) NUnit
7 37 (3.99%) Visual Studio
8 31 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (3.23%) Moq
10 27 (2.91%) SpecFlow
11 25 (2.69%) gulp
12 23 (2.48%) MSBuild
13 21 (2.26%) webpack
14 18 (1.94%) Selenium
15 14 (1.51%) Bitbucket
15 14 (1.51%) Jasmine
16 13 (1.40%) Subversion
17 11 (1.19%) Maven
17 11 (1.19%) ReSharper
General
1 166 (17.89%) Finance
2 40 (4.31%) Front Office
3 36 (3.88%) Law
4 28 (3.02%) Banking
5 24 (2.59%) Public Sector
6 21 (2.26%) Retail
7 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.43%) Back Office
8 4 (0.43%) Games
8 4 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.32%) Local Government
9 3 (0.32%) Marketing
10 2 (0.22%) German Language
10 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.11%) Advertising
11 1 (0.11%) Automotive
11 1 (0.11%) Legal
11 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.11%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 741 (79.85%) Developer
2 524 (56.47%) .NET Developer
3 209 (22.52%) C# Developer
4 137 (14.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 114 (12.28%) Senior Developer
6 106 (11.42%) Full Stack Developer
7 78 (8.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 76 (8.19%) Azure Developer
9 63 (6.79%) Angular Developer
10 45 (4.85%) React Developer
11 43 (4.63%) Software Engineer
12 42 (4.53%) Lead Developer
12 42 (4.53%) Software Developer
13 33 (3.56%) Senior C# Developer
14 32 (3.45%) AWS Developer
15 30 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 28 (3.02%) .NET Software Developer
17 25 (2.69%) Architect
17 25 (2.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 24 (2.59%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 928 (100.00%) .NET
2 347 (37.39%) AngularJS
3 260 (28.02%) ASP.NET
4 252 (27.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 222 (23.92%) .NET Framework
6 206 (22.20%) React
7 151 (16.27%) CSS
8 142 (15.30%) HTML
9 124 (13.36%) Entity Framework
10 117 (12.61%) Web Services
11 93 (10.02%) REST
12 90 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 83 (8.94%) jQuery
14 77 (8.30%) Angular 2
14 77 (8.30%) RESTful
15 67 (7.22%) Node.js
16 47 (5.06%) JSON
17 44 (4.74%) WCF
18 41 (4.42%) WPF
19 38 (4.09%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.73%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (1.72%) User Experience
5 14 (1.51%) Mobile App
6 6 (0.65%) Algorithms
6 6 (0.65%) Data Centre
6 6 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 6 (0.65%) Derivative
6 6 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (0.65%) Life Science
6 6 (0.65%) Smartphone
7 5 (0.54%) Cloud Native
7 5 (0.54%) Public Cloud
7 5 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.32%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.32%) NHS
10 2 (0.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 32 (3.45%) Windows
2 22 (2.37%) Linux
3 14 (1.51%) Android
3 14 (1.51%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.32%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.22%) VMS
6 1 (0.11%) CentOS
6 1 (0.11%) OS/390
6 1 (0.11%) OS/400
6 1 (0.11%) Unix
6 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (34.48%) Microservices
3 255 (27.48%) MVC
4 228 (24.57%) TDD
5 204 (21.98%) DevOps
6 182 (19.61%) Scrum
7 112 (12.07%) BDD
8 101 (10.88%) Software Engineering
9 85 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (8.84%) Test Automation
11 80 (8.62%) Unit Testing
12 67 (7.22%) SDLC
13 61 (6.57%) Problem-Solving
14 60 (6.47%) SOLID
15 48 (5.17%) Kanban
16 46 (4.96%) OO
17 45 (4.85%) Fintech
18 43 (4.63%) API Development
19 42 (4.53%) Continuous Delivery
20 41 (4.42%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 753 (81.14%) C#
2 334 (35.99%) JavaScript
3 304 (32.76%) SQL
4 125 (13.47%) TypeScript
5 55 (5.93%) T-SQL
6 40 (4.31%) PowerShell
7 34 (3.66%) F#
8 28 (3.02%) Java
9 23 (2.48%) Python
10 9 (0.97%) C
10 9 (0.97%) VBA
11 7 (0.75%) C++
11 7 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.75%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.75%) XAML
12 5 (0.54%) PHP
13 3 (0.32%) ES6
13 3 (0.32%) Java 8
14 2 (0.22%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (1.94%) Degree
2 16 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.32%) PhD
5 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.59%) QA
2 2 (0.22%) PMO
3 1 (0.11%) GDPR
3 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 157 (16.92%) Docker
2 23 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.54%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.11%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 125 (13.47%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.80%) MIIS
3 21 (2.26%) Ansible
4 10 (1.08%) Terraform
5 9 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.97%) Puppet
5 9 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.65%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.54%) Kibana
8 2 (0.22%) Packer
9 1 (0.11%) cPanel
9 1 (0.11%) Grafana
9 1 (0.11%) logstash
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.11%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 176 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.80%) Xamarin
3 13 (1.40%) Atlassian
3 13 (1.40%) Oracle
4 12 (1.29%) Google
5 11 (1.19%) DevExpress
6 6 (0.65%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.54%) IBM
8 4 (0.43%) Tableau
9 3 (0.32%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.32%) Okta
9 3 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.22%) ESRI
10 2 (0.22%) Mapbox
10 2 (0.22%) MEDITECH
10 2 (0.22%) Nintex
10 2 (0.22%) RedGate
10 2 (0.22%) SAP
11 1 (0.11%) Facebook
11 1 (0.11%) Splunk