Period
to 6 December 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 6 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
UK > England
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 262 559
Rank change year-on-year +84 +297 +304
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 1,093 992 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.03% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.81% 2.94% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 812 261
England median daily rate £450 £454 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +6.82% +17.24%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £315
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £33.78 - -
UK median hourly rate £33.78 - -

.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 22,723 33,775 31,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.56% 35.21% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,884 24,146 22,197
England median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 288 368
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% +3.83% +2.56%
10th Percentile £17.28 £17.35 £18.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £57.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% +3.83% +1.01%

.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 6 December 2019.

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 6 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 +52 481 £500 - 313
South East +47 241 £450 - 158
North of England +82 168 £395 +8.22% 217
North West +68 99 £388 +8.01% 117
Midlands +87 87 £400 - 128
South West +7 83 £450 - 41
Yorkshire +34 57 £400 +6.67% 90
East Midlands +73 53 £385 -9.41% 65
West Midlands +33 34 £425 +13.33% 63
East of England +46 28 £450 - 38
North East +28 12 £430 +27.41% 10
.NET Core
UK

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

1 1,091 (99.82%) .NET
2 886 (81.06%) C#
3 620 (56.72%) Azure
4 470 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
5 378 (34.58%) JavaScript
6 361 (33.03%) Microservices
7 357 (32.66%) AngularJS
8 345 (31.56%) TDD
9 338 (30.92%) SQL Server
10 333 (30.47%) MVC
11 324 (29.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 323 (29.55%) SQL
13 320 (29.28%) ASP.NET
14 266 (24.34%) .NET Framework
15 218 (19.95%) DevOps
16 209 (19.12%) Docker
16 209 (19.12%) AWS
17 206 (18.85%) Microsoft
18 203 (18.57%) CSS
19 201 (18.39%) Finance
20 188 (17.20%) HTML
21 185 (16.93%) React
22 166 (15.19%) Kubernetes
22 166 (15.19%) Scrum
23 153 (14.00%) TypeScript
24 152 (13.91%) BDD
25 142 (12.99%) Entity Framework
26 132 (12.08%) Git (software)
27 131 (11.99%) Greenfield Project
28 122 (11.16%) Serverless

.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 25 (2.29%) IIS
2 24 (2.20%) Confluence
3 19 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.65%) Umbraco
5 15 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.19%) CMS
7 10 (0.91%) NServiceBus
8 6 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.55%) nginx
9 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.27%) Ethereum
10 3 (0.27%) Hyperledger
11 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.18%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.091%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.091%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.091%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.091%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.27%) R3 Corda
2 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.091%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 620 (56.72%) Azure
2 209 (19.12%) AWS
3 122 (11.16%) Serverless
4 64 (5.86%) Azure Functions
5 53 (4.85%) PaaS
6 36 (3.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 36 (3.29%) SaaS
7 29 (2.65%) OpenShift
8 26 (2.38%) npm
9 20 (1.83%) GitHub
10 19 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (1.74%) IaaS
11 15 (1.37%) Amazon S3
12 14 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (1.19%) GCP
14 12 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
16 8 (0.73%) Office 365
16 8 (0.73%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.82%) DNS
2 7 (0.64%) HTTP
3 4 (0.37%) Firewall
3 4 (0.37%) Network Security
3 4 (0.37%) SSL
4 3 (0.27%) Internet
5 1 (0.091%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (30.92%) SQL Server
2 95 (8.69%) Cosmos DB
3 84 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 58 (5.31%) Azure SQL Database
5 55 (5.03%) Relational Database
6 46 (4.21%) MongoDB
7 41 (3.75%) Redis
8 29 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 27 (2.47%) MySQL
10 21 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.46%) Data Lake
14 11 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.91%) SQLite
16 9 (0.82%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (0.73%) Power BI
18 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 132 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 89 (8.14%) Jenkins
3 78 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 74 (6.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 66 (6.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 49 (4.48%) NUnit
6 49 (4.48%) Visual Studio
7 40 (3.66%) JIRA
8 39 (3.57%) Moq
9 34 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (2.74%) gulp
10 30 (2.74%) SpecFlow
11 25 (2.29%) Jasmine
11 25 (2.29%) webpack
12 22 (2.01%) Bitbucket
13 18 (1.65%) ReSharper
14 13 (1.19%) Subversion
15 12 (1.10%) Babel
15 12 (1.10%) MSBuild
16 11 (1.01%) Maven
General
1 201 (18.39%) Finance
2 47 (4.30%) Law
3 34 (3.11%) Front Office
4 32 (2.93%) Banking
5 31 (2.84%) Retail
6 20 (1.83%) Public Sector
7 6 (0.55%) Back Office
7 6 (0.55%) Games
7 6 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.46%) Legal
9 4 (0.37%) Marketing
10 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.27%) Publishing
11 2 (0.18%) Automotive
11 2 (0.18%) German Language
11 2 (0.18%) Local Government
11 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.18%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.091%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 881 (80.60%) Developer
2 586 (53.61%) .NET Developer
3 264 (24.15%) C# Developer
4 177 (16.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 138 (12.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 131 (11.99%) Senior Developer
7 103 (9.42%) Azure Developer
8 90 (8.23%) Senior .NET Developer
9 83 (7.59%) Angular Developer
10 60 (5.49%) Software Developer
11 55 (5.03%) React Developer
12 51 (4.67%) Lead Developer
13 43 (3.93%) Software Engineer
14 36 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 33 (3.02%) Senior C# Developer
16 30 (2.74%) AWS Developer
16 30 (2.74%) SQL Developer
17 29 (2.65%) Architect
18 26 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
18 26 (2.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,091 (99.82%) .NET
2 357 (32.66%) AngularJS
3 324 (29.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 320 (29.28%) ASP.NET
5 266 (24.34%) .NET Framework
6 203 (18.57%) CSS
7 188 (17.20%) HTML
8 185 (16.93%) React
9 142 (12.99%) Entity Framework
10 117 (10.70%) REST
11 116 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 113 (10.34%) Web Services
13 110 (10.06%) jQuery
14 107 (9.79%) RESTful
15 87 (7.96%) Angular 2
16 77 (7.04%) Node.js
17 54 (4.94%) HTML5
17 54 (4.94%) JSON
17 54 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
18 52 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 131 (11.99%) Greenfield Project
2 67 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (1.74%) Cloud Native
5 17 (1.56%) Hedge funds
5 17 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.19%) User Experience
7 8 (0.73%) Life Science
8 7 (0.64%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.55%) Data Centre
9 6 (0.55%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.55%) Public Cloud
9 6 (0.55%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.27%) Derivative
11 3 (0.27%) Equities
11 3 (0.27%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.18%) Replication
12 2 (0.18%) Social Media
12 2 (0.18%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 59 (5.40%) Windows
2 28 (2.56%) Linux
3 16 (1.46%) Android
3 16 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.27%) Unix
5 2 (0.18%) VMS
6 1 (0.091%) CentOS
6 1 (0.091%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.091%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (33.03%) Microservices
3 345 (31.56%) TDD
4 333 (30.47%) MVC
5 218 (19.95%) DevOps
6 166 (15.19%) Scrum
7 152 (13.91%) BDD
8 122 (11.16%) Unit Testing
9 110 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
10 101 (9.24%) Test Automation
11 99 (9.06%) Software Engineering
12 98 (8.97%) SOLID
13 85 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
14 76 (6.95%) SDLC
15 58 (5.31%) Fintech
16 50 (4.57%) OO
17 45 (4.12%) Continuous Delivery
17 45 (4.12%) Kanban
18 43 (3.93%) Dependency Injection
19 40 (3.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 886 (81.06%) C#
2 378 (34.58%) JavaScript
3 323 (29.55%) SQL
4 153 (14.00%) TypeScript
5 58 (5.31%) T-SQL
6 53 (4.85%) Java
7 29 (2.65%) Python
8 27 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.01%) C++
9 11 (1.01%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.64%) PHP
11 6 (0.55%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.55%) VB
11 6 (0.55%) VB6
11 6 (0.55%) XAML
12 5 (0.46%) C
12 5 (0.46%) F#
12 5 (0.46%) Java 8
13 4 (0.37%) ES6
13 4 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (3.39%) Degree
2 23 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.18%) PhD
6 1 (0.091%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.091%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.091%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.091%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.091%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.57%) QA
2 7 (0.64%) PMO
3 1 (0.091%) WCAG
System Software
1 209 (19.12%) Docker
2 35 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.091%) Corosync
4 1 (0.091%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 166 (15.19%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.74%) MIIS
3 22 (2.01%) Ansible
4 17 (1.56%) Terraform
5 10 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.64%) Puppet
8 6 (0.55%) HAProxy
8 6 (0.55%) Kibana
9 4 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.37%) Nagios
10 2 (0.18%) Packer
11 1 (0.091%) cPanel
11 1 (0.091%) Grafana
11 1 (0.091%) logstash
11 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.091%) Pacemaker
11 1 (0.091%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 206 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 37 (3.39%) Xamarin
3 23 (2.10%) Oracle
4 11 (1.01%) Google
5 9 (0.82%) DevExpress
5 9 (0.82%) Sitecore
6 8 (0.73%) Atlassian
7 7 (0.64%) Splunk
8 5 (0.46%) Nintex
8 5 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.37%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.37%) Okta
9 4 (0.37%) SAP
10 3 (0.27%) IBM
11 2 (0.18%) Mapbox
11 2 (0.18%) MEDITECH
11 2 (0.18%) New Relic
12 1 (0.091%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.091%) RedGate
12 1 (0.091%) Twitter