Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 332 672
Rank change year-on-year +139 +340 +221
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 1,219 717 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.43% 0.75% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 2.20% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 561 132
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +30.77%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £313
90th Percentile £650 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.07 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.07 - -

.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 27,448 32,615 28,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.31% 34.32% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,396 23,167 19,745
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £345 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £631 £625
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 358 365
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.52 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.99% +2.51% +8.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.25 £15.45
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.26
% change year-on-year +3.66% +1.84% +7.36%

.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 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 July 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 +142 558 £525 +10.53% 221
South East +119 281 £450 +5.88% 124
North of England +78 148 £388 +3.33% 186
Midlands +79 118 £385 +8.07% 100
South West +5 89 £550 +10.00% 51
North West +27 82 £388 +3.33% 101
West Midlands +31 62 £400 +6.67% 55
East Midlands +59 56 £375 +7.14% 45
Yorkshire +43 46 £365 -2.67% 72
East of England +1 28 £450 +10.77% 51
North East - 20 £460 - 13
.NET Core
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 England region with a requirement for .NET Core.

1 1,211 (99.34%) .NET
2 1,016 (83.35%) C#
3 688 (56.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 594 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
5 475 (38.97%) AngularJS
6 441 (36.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 420 (34.45%) TDD
8 405 (33.22%) Microservices
9 393 (32.24%) JavaScript
10 386 (31.67%) SQL Server
11 385 (31.58%) SQL
12 376 (30.84%) MVC
13 347 (28.47%) ASP.NET
14 325 (26.66%) .NET Framework
15 269 (22.07%) Finance
16 268 (21.99%) HTML
17 259 (21.25%) Docker
18 255 (20.92%) CSS
19 217 (17.80%) DevOps
20 204 (16.74%) Scrum
20 204 (16.74%) Kubernetes
21 203 (16.65%) Amazon AWS
22 202 (16.57%) Microsoft
23 184 (15.09%) BDD
23 184 (15.09%) Greenfield Project
24 177 (14.52%) TypeScript
25 175 (14.36%) Entity Framework
26 169 (13.86%) Git (software)
27 157 (12.88%) REST
28 154 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC

.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 40 (3.28%) CMS
2 32 (2.63%) Umbraco
3 29 (2.38%) Confluence
4 24 (1.97%) IIS
5 22 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 12 (0.98%) NServiceBus
8 5 (0.41%) SAS
9 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.25%) Kentico
11 2 (0.16%) Apache
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.16%) JBoss
11 2 (0.16%) WildFly
12 1 (0.082%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.082%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.082%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.082%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.082%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.082%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.082%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.082%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 688 (56.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 203 (16.65%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (9.35%) Serverless
4 71 (5.82%) PaaS
5 54 (4.43%) Azure Functions
6 44 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 38 (3.12%) SaaS
8 30 (2.46%) IaaS
9 29 (2.38%) OpenShift
10 28 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
10 28 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
11 22 (1.80%) GitHub
12 21 (1.72%) Amazon S3
13 17 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (1.23%) Power Platform
16 13 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
17 12 (0.98%) Loggly
17 12 (0.98%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.82%) HTTP
2 7 (0.57%) Network Security
3 5 (0.41%) Internet
4 2 (0.16%) AMQP
4 2 (0.16%) Intranet
5 1 (0.082%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.082%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.082%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 92 (7.55%) Cosmos DB
3 76 (6.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 70 (5.74%) Redis
5 62 (5.09%) NoSQL
6 44 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 40 (3.28%) MongoDB
8 30 (2.46%) Data Lake
9 27 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 24 (1.97%) MySQL
11 22 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
12 21 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
12 21 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (0.98%) Big Data
16 11 (0.90%) Power BI
17 10 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
18 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 169 (13.86%) Git (software)
2 116 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 94 (7.71%) TeamCity
4 86 (7.05%) Visual Studio Team System
5 75 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 69 (5.66%) Jenkins
7 66 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 61 (5.00%) JIRA
9 54 (4.43%) NUnit
10 53 (4.35%) SpecFlow
11 40 (3.28%) Jasmine
12 33 (2.71%) webpack
13 28 (2.30%) Moq
13 28 (2.30%) Selenium
14 26 (2.13%) Bitbucket
15 22 (1.80%) gulp
15 22 (1.80%) Karma Test Runner
16 18 (1.48%) Grunt
16 18 (1.48%) JMeter
17 15 (1.23%) SonarQube
General
1 269 (22.07%) Finance
2 65 (5.33%) Front Office
3 43 (3.53%) Law
4 41 (3.36%) Banking
4 41 (3.36%) Retail
5 23 (1.89%) Legal
6 17 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.90%) Marketing
9 11 (0.90%) Publishing
10 9 (0.74%) Electronics
11 8 (0.66%) Back Office
12 6 (0.49%) Games
13 5 (0.41%) Advertising
14 4 (0.33%) Automotive
14 4 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.082%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.082%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 935 (76.70%) Developer
2 600 (49.22%) .NET Developer
3 323 (26.50%) C# Developer
4 226 (18.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 174 (14.27%) Full Stack Developer
6 133 (10.91%) Senior Developer
7 126 (10.34%) Angular Developer
8 100 (8.20%) Azure Developer
9 91 (7.47%) Senior .NET Developer
10 66 (5.41%) Software Developer
11 62 (5.09%) Architect
12 56 (4.59%) React Developer
13 47 (3.86%) Software Engineer
14 46 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
15 45 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 37 (3.04%) ASP.NET Developer
16 37 (3.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 34 (2.79%) AWS Developer
18 31 (2.54%) SQL Developer
19 30 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,211 (99.34%) .NET
2 475 (38.97%) AngularJS
3 441 (36.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 347 (28.47%) ASP.NET
5 325 (26.66%) .NET Framework
6 268 (21.99%) HTML
7 255 (20.92%) CSS
8 175 (14.36%) Entity Framework
9 157 (12.88%) REST
10 154 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 150 (12.31%) RESTful
12 145 (11.89%) Angular 2
12 145 (11.89%) Web Services
13 142 (11.65%) React
14 125 (10.25%) jQuery
15 112 (9.19%) HTML5
16 94 (7.71%) Node.js
17 85 (6.97%) CSS3
18 77 (6.32%) WCF
19 64 (5.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 184 (15.09%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 41 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.13%) User Experience
6 21 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
8 16 (1.31%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.23%) Algorithms
10 12 (0.98%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.74%) iPad
12 8 (0.66%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.57%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.49%) Derivative
14 6 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (0.41%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.41%) Equities
15 5 (0.41%) Market Risk
15 5 (0.41%) RIA
15 5 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 63 (5.17%) Windows
2 31 (2.54%) Linux
3 12 (0.98%) Android
4 11 (0.90%) VMS
5 9 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.16%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.16%) Debian
7 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.082%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (34.45%) TDD
3 405 (33.22%) Microservices
4 376 (30.84%) MVC
5 217 (17.80%) DevOps
6 204 (16.74%) Scrum
7 184 (15.09%) BDD
8 137 (11.24%) Unit Testing
9 118 (9.68%) SOLID
10 113 (9.27%) Test Automation
11 108 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
12 105 (8.61%) Software Engineering
13 90 (7.38%) Fintech
14 78 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
15 77 (6.32%) E-Commerce
16 64 (5.25%) OO
17 58 (4.76%) SDLC
18 52 (4.27%) Web Development
19 51 (4.18%) Dependency Injection
20 50 (4.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,016 (83.35%) C#
2 393 (32.24%) JavaScript
3 385 (31.58%) SQL
4 177 (14.52%) TypeScript
5 64 (5.25%) T-SQL
6 56 (4.59%) Java
7 42 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 35 (2.87%) Python
9 23 (1.89%) C++
10 20 (1.64%) Go
11 10 (0.82%) C
12 9 (0.74%) ES6
12 9 (0.74%) F#
12 9 (0.74%) VB
13 7 (0.57%) VB6
14 6 (0.49%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.49%) PHP
15 5 (0.41%) Java 8
15 5 (0.41%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.33%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (3.36%) Degree
2 17 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.66%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.25%) GPEN
7 3 (0.25%) GWAPT
7 3 (0.25%) GXPN
7 3 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.25%) OSCE
7 3 (0.25%) OSCP
7 3 (0.25%) SANS
8 1 (0.082%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.92%) QA
2 13 (1.07%) WCAG
3 4 (0.33%) PA-DSS
3 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.25%) PMO
5 2 (0.16%) GDPR
5 2 (0.16%) HL7
6 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.082%) PSD2
6 1 (0.082%) SLA
System Software
1 259 (21.25%) Docker
2 47 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.082%) LXC
Systems Management
1 204 (16.74%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.72%) Terraform
3 16 (1.31%) Ansible
4 13 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (0.49%) Puppet
6 5 (0.41%) Kibana
7 4 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.33%) MIIS
7 4 (0.33%) Nagios
8 2 (0.16%) Consul
8 2 (0.16%) Mesos
8 2 (0.16%) Rancher
9 1 (0.082%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 202 (16.57%) Microsoft
2 36 (2.95%) Xamarin
3 29 (2.38%) Oracle
4 19 (1.56%) Sitecore
5 18 (1.48%) Google
6 13 (1.07%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 12 (0.98%) New Relic
8 10 (0.82%) SAP
9 7 (0.57%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.49%) Splunk
11 5 (0.41%) MuleSoft
11 5 (0.41%) VMware
12 4 (0.33%) Apple
12 4 (0.33%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.33%) Nintex
12 4 (0.33%) Veracode
13 3 (0.25%) Mercator
13 3 (0.25%) Telerik
14 2 (0.16%) Qualys
14 2 (0.16%) Red Hat