Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 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 Framework
England > London
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 251 194
Rank change year-on-year +35 -57 -36
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 562 405 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.22% 1.03% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.34% 2.90% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 322 447
London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £341 £300 £302
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
England median daily rate £415 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +14.48% -2.03% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
London median hourly rate £47.83 £53.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.97% - -
England median hourly rate £46.42 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +16.04% +4.58% -4.38%

.NET Framework 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 16,845 13,985 13,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.66% 35.40% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,879 10,443 10,554
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +4.00%
10th Percentile £363 £330 £313
90th Percentile £656 £638 £634
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 89 66
London median hourly rate £43.25 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.70% +3.53% +55.28%
10th Percentile £21.00 £19.25 £18.56
90th Percentile £67.75 £57.50 £80.00
England median hourly rate £42.26 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +3.07% +7.19% +9.29%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in London

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in London

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in London

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in London

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the London region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
Central London +9 156 £475 +18.75% 58
West London -20 37 £475 +18.75% 45
East London -22 10 £500 +11.11% 11
South London -43 6 £444 +22.41% 7
North London +3 2 - - 4
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 London region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 562 (100.00%) .NET
2 497 (88.43%) C#
3 317 (56.41%) SQL Server
4 297 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
5 269 (47.86%) ASP.NET
6 243 (43.24%) JavaScript
7 238 (42.35%) MVC
8 229 (40.75%) Entity Framework
9 221 (39.32%) SQL
10 214 (38.08%) Finance
11 202 (35.94%) AngularJS
12 190 (33.81%) Microsoft
13 176 (31.32%) HTML
14 160 (28.47%) CSS
14 160 (28.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 153 (27.22%) Continuous Integration
16 151 (26.87%) TDD
17 134 (23.84%) Banking
18 132 (23.49%) ASP.NET MVC
19 122 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
20 115 (20.46%) jQuery
21 111 (19.75%) Unit Testing
22 110 (19.57%) Scrum
23 106 (18.86%) WCF
24 98 (17.44%) Visual Studio
25 86 (15.30%) Web Services
25 86 (15.30%) React
26 85 (15.12%) TeamCity
27 84 (14.95%) DevOps
28 82 (14.59%) Git (software)

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 28 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (4.45%) CMS
3 23 (4.09%) IIS
4 16 (2.85%) NServiceBus
5 14 (2.49%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.71%) Confluence
7 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.53%) Apache
8 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.36%) Kentico
9 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.18%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.18%) GemFire
10 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) HipChat
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.42%) Elite 3E
2 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.53%) Endur
5 2 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 122 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.38%) GitHub
4 18 (3.20%) Serverless
5 14 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.42%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.42%) SaaS
8 8 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (1.25%) Route 53
10 6 (1.07%) PaaS
11 5 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.89%) Office 365
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.53%) IaaS
13 2 (0.36%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.60%) HTTP
2 6 (1.07%) Internet
3 5 (0.89%) Intranet
3 5 (0.89%) MQTT
4 2 (0.36%) DNS
4 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.36%) SMTP
5 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.18%) PPP
5 1 (0.18%) snoop
5 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.94%) Oracle Database
3 38 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (5.87%) Relational Database
6 31 (5.52%) NoSQL
7 30 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 16 (2.85%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (2.49%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.07%) Cosmos DB
16 5 (0.89%) Big Data
16 5 (0.89%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 98 (17.44%) Visual Studio
2 85 (15.12%) TeamCity
3 82 (14.59%) Git (software)
4 77 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 73 (12.99%) NUnit
6 48 (8.54%) SpecFlow
7 47 (8.36%) Selenium
8 35 (6.23%) Jenkins
9 34 (6.05%) JIRA
10 30 (5.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 26 (4.63%) Subversion
12 23 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
13 20 (3.56%) Jasmine
14 18 (3.20%) Moq
15 13 (2.31%) MSTest
16 12 (2.14%) CruiseControl
17 11 (1.96%) ReSharper
18 9 (1.60%) MSBuild
19 8 (1.42%) ER Studio
20 7 (1.25%) git-flow
General
1 214 (38.08%) Finance
2 134 (23.84%) Banking
3 48 (8.54%) Investment Banking
4 39 (6.94%) Front Office
5 19 (3.38%) Retail
6 17 (3.02%) Back Office
6 17 (3.02%) Legal
7 13 (2.31%) Law
8 7 (1.25%) Marketing
9 5 (0.89%) Music Industry
10 4 (0.71%) Advertising
11 3 (0.53%) Billing
11 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.36%) Games
12 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 462 (82.21%) Developer
2 294 (52.31%) .NET Developer
3 212 (37.72%) C# Developer
4 135 (24.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (10.50%) SQL Developer
6 57 (10.14%) Angular Developer
7 53 (9.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 46 (8.19%) Senior Developer
9 41 (7.30%) Agile Developer
9 41 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
10 39 (6.94%) WPF Developer
11 38 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 37 (6.58%) C# WPF Developer
13 36 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
14 35 (6.23%) Agile C# Developer
15 33 (5.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 28 (4.98%) React Developer
16 28 (4.98%) Senior .NET Developer
17 27 (4.80%) Software Developer
18 21 (3.74%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 562 (100.00%) .NET
2 269 (47.86%) ASP.NET
3 229 (40.75%) Entity Framework
4 202 (35.94%) AngularJS
5 176 (31.32%) HTML
6 160 (28.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 160 (28.47%) CSS
7 132 (23.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 115 (20.46%) jQuery
9 106 (18.86%) WCF
10 86 (15.30%) React
10 86 (15.30%) Web Services
11 77 (13.70%) RESTful
12 69 (12.28%) WPF
13 63 (11.21%) HTML5
14 62 (11.03%) XML
15 52 (9.25%) LINQ
15 52 (9.25%) REST
16 40 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 39 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.92%) Fintech
2 50 (8.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 45 (8.01%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (5.87%) Online Banking
5 29 (5.16%) Fixed Income
6 25 (4.45%) Computer Science
6 25 (4.45%) Hedge funds
7 24 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.85%) User Experience
10 14 (2.49%) Market Risk
11 12 (2.14%) Derivative
12 11 (1.96%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.78%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (1.60%) Clustering
15 8 (1.42%) Credit Risk
16 7 (1.25%) Algorithms
16 7 (1.25%) Data Structures
17 6 (1.07%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 82 (14.59%) Windows
2 12 (2.14%) Android
2 12 (2.14%) Apple iOS
3 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (1.78%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.07%) Linux
5 6 (1.07%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (1.07%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 4 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (42.35%) MVC
3 153 (27.22%) Continuous Integration
4 151 (26.87%) TDD
5 111 (19.75%) Unit Testing
6 110 (19.57%) Scrum
7 84 (14.95%) DevOps
8 79 (14.06%) BDD
9 75 (13.35%) Microservices
10 73 (12.99%) OO
10 73 (12.99%) SOLID
11 71 (12.63%) Test Automation
12 65 (11.57%) Software Engineering
13 63 (11.21%) Web Development
14 56 (9.96%) SDLC
15 45 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (7.65%) CQRS
16 43 (7.65%) Multithreading
17 40 (7.12%) SOA
18 39 (6.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 497 (88.43%) C#
2 243 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 221 (39.32%) SQL
4 65 (11.57%) T-SQL
5 57 (10.14%) TypeScript
6 36 (6.41%) PowerShell
7 29 (5.16%) Java
8 28 (4.98%) VB.NET
9 25 (4.45%) PL/SQL
10 23 (4.09%) VBA
11 21 (3.74%) C++
11 21 (3.74%) VB
12 17 (3.02%) Python
13 11 (1.96%) C
14 8 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.42%) XAML
14 8 (1.42%) XPath
15 7 (1.25%) Ruby
15 7 (1.25%) Scala
16 5 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (4.27%) Degree
2 11 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.53%) MCP
6 3 (0.53%) MCSD
6 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) MCAD
7 2 (0.36%) MCPD
7 2 (0.36%) MCTS
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) MCSA
8 1 (0.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.69%) QA
2 11 (1.96%) MiFID
3 5 (0.89%) SLA
4 3 (0.53%) GCP
5 2 (0.36%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (5.52%) Docker
2 11 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.18%) Xen
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.60%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.42%) Control-M
3 7 (1.25%) BladeLogic
4 6 (1.07%) logstash
4 6 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.71%) PowerCLI
5 4 (0.71%) Puppet
6 3 (0.53%) Ansible
6 3 (0.53%) Grafana
6 3 (0.53%) Terraform
7 2 (0.36%) Consul
7 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.18%) Automic
8 1 (0.18%) Kibana
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 190 (33.81%) Microsoft
2 79 (14.06%) Oracle
3 12 (2.14%) Sybase
4 11 (1.96%) Sitecore
4 11 (1.96%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.60%) Citrix
5 9 (1.60%) Intapp
5 9 (1.60%) Telerik
6 8 (1.42%) Embarcadero
6 8 (1.42%) VMware
7 7 (1.25%) SAP
8 6 (1.07%) DevExpress
8 6 (1.07%) Google
9 5 (0.89%) IBM
9 5 (0.89%) Micro Focus
9 5 (0.89%) New Relic
10 4 (0.71%) Tableau
10 4 (0.71%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.53%) Capita
11 3 (0.53%) Splunk