Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 217 212
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +21
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 419 146 502
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.23% 1.09% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 2.85% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 100 406
10th Percentile £358 £413 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £631 £538
90th Percentile £750 £700 £616
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £36.75 " £21.25
Median hourly rate £44.50 - £21.50
75th Percentile £52.25 " £21.75
90th Percentile " " "
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00

.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 11,740 5,123 14,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.54% 38.24% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,810 3,778 10,576
10th Percentile £400 £363 £375
25th Percentile £469 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +1.45%
75th Percentile £660 £625 £613
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 23 61
10th Percentile £21.11 £21.70 £16.25
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate £49.00 £34.95 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +40.20% -30.10% +14.61%
75th Percentile £66.38 £46.38 £53.75
90th Percentile £72.80 £53.28 £68.75
England median hourly rate £49.00 £43.00 £46.02
% change year-on-year +13.95% -6.56% +9.57%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in London

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Framework in London.

Daily rate trend for .NET Framework in London

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Framework in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in London

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET Framework in London.

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 24 September 2021. 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 -24 54 £475 -15.56% 86
East London -11 2 £470 +10.59% 16
South London 0 1 £425 -26.09% 8
West London -17 1 - - 15
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 419 (100.00%) .NET
2 351 (83.77%) C#
3 242 (57.76%) SQL
4 210 (50.12%) SQL Server
5 169 (40.33%) Azure
6 164 (39.14%) Agile Software Development
7 158 (37.71%) .NET Core
8 144 (34.37%) Banking
9 135 (32.22%) JavaScript
10 131 (31.26%) ASP.NET
11 129 (30.79%) Entity Framework
12 128 (30.55%) DevOps
13 124 (29.59%) AngularJS
14 120 (28.64%) Git (software)
15 112 (26.73%) Finance
16 103 (24.58%) Oracle
17 92 (21.96%) HTML
18 89 (21.24%) Social Skills
18 89 (21.24%) Full Stack Development
19 79 (18.85%) TypeScript
19 79 (18.85%) Microservices
20 78 (18.62%) CSS
20 78 (18.62%) Microsoft
21 69 (16.47%) TDD
21 69 (16.47%) React
22 68 (16.23%) Test Automation
23 67 (15.99%) Scrum
23 67 (15.99%) Python
24 65 (15.51%) Windows
25 64 (15.27%) Front Office

.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 19 (4.53%) IIS
1 19 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.82%) Confluence
3 9 (2.15%) Apache
4 6 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.95%) CMS
6 3 (0.72%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.48%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.48%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.48%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) Camunda
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (5.49%) SunGard Martini
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 169 (40.33%) Azure
2 27 (6.44%) AWS
2 27 (6.44%) PaaS
3 23 (5.49%) Azure Service Bus
4 21 (5.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (4.77%) Azure Data Factory
6 19 (4.53%) Serverless
7 17 (4.06%) Power Platform
8 14 (3.34%) OpenShift
9 13 (3.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 13 (3.10%) Azure Functions
9 13 (3.10%) Azure Key Vault
10 7 (1.67%) IaaS
11 6 (1.43%) Azure Logic Apps
11 6 (1.43%) Azure Service Fabric
11 6 (1.43%) GitHub
11 6 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
12 5 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.19%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.73%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.43%) Internet
3 5 (1.19%) Intranet
4 4 (0.95%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.72%) HTTP
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) Extranet
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.24%) LAN
6 1 (0.24%) SSH
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (50.12%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.74%) Oracle Database
3 38 (9.07%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.44%) Azure SQL Database
5 26 (6.21%) NoSQL
6 23 (5.49%) Oracle Database 12c
7 18 (4.30%) Data Lake
8 16 (3.82%) Power BI
9 15 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (3.34%) Redis
11 13 (3.10%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (1.91%) Big Data
15 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (1.43%) Apache Ignite
16 6 (1.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (1.19%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 120 (28.64%) Git (software)
2 64 (15.27%) Jenkins
3 59 (14.08%) TeamCity
4 51 (12.17%) Visual Studio
5 42 (10.02%) Bitbucket
6 40 (9.55%) NUnit
7 37 (8.83%) JIRA
8 34 (8.11%) SpecFlow
9 27 (6.44%) Subversion
10 26 (6.21%) Robot Framework
11 25 (5.97%) Octopus Deploy
12 23 (5.49%) Artifactory
12 23 (5.49%) CppUnit
12 23 (5.49%) Oracle APEX
13 20 (4.77%) Moq
14 18 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (4.06%) Selenium
16 8 (1.91%) Jasmine
17 7 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
17 7 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 144 (34.37%) Banking
2 112 (26.73%) Finance
3 89 (21.24%) Social Skills
4 64 (15.27%) Front Office
5 61 (14.56%) Investment Banking
6 29 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (3.34%) Documentation Skills
7 14 (3.34%) Presentation Skills
8 10 (2.39%) Back Office
9 8 (1.91%) Marketing
9 8 (1.91%) Public Sector
10 6 (1.43%) Billing
10 6 (1.43%) Retail
11 3 (0.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 3 (0.72%) Legal
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 312 (74.46%) Developer
2 162 (38.66%) .NET Developer
3 121 (28.88%) C# Developer
4 62 (14.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (9.31%) Full Stack Developer
6 35 (8.35%) Front Office Developer
7 33 (7.88%) C++ Developer
7 33 (7.88%) Senior Developer
8 28 (6.68%) Azure Developer
9 24 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
10 23 (5.49%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
11 21 (5.01%) Angular Developer
11 21 (5.01%) Consultant
11 21 (5.01%) Java Developer
11 21 (5.01%) Senior Consultant
12 20 (4.77%) DevOps Engineer
12 20 (4.77%) Front Office C++ Developer
13 17 (4.06%) Agile Developer
14 16 (3.82%) SQL Developer
15 13 (3.10%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (100.00%) .NET
2 158 (37.71%) .NET Core
3 131 (31.26%) ASP.NET
4 129 (30.79%) Entity Framework
5 124 (29.59%) AngularJS
6 92 (21.96%) HTML
7 78 (18.62%) CSS
8 69 (16.47%) React
9 63 (15.04%) REST
10 61 (14.56%) RESTful
11 57 (13.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 56 (13.37%) WPF
13 52 (12.41%) ASP.NET Core
14 50 (11.93%) HTML5
14 50 (11.93%) JSON
15 48 (11.46%) WCF
16 43 (10.26%) XML
17 42 (10.02%) WinForms
18 33 (7.88%) Web Services
19 27 (6.44%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (4.53%) Legacy Applications
3 18 (4.30%) Fixed Income
3 18 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (4.06%) Derivative
5 14 (3.34%) Market Risk
5 14 (3.34%) User Experience
6 11 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.67%) Equities
8 7 (1.67%) Robotics
9 5 (1.19%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.72%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.48%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.48%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 65 (15.51%) Windows
2 15 (3.58%) Linux
3 6 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.48%) Unix
5 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (39.14%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (30.55%) DevOps
3 89 (21.24%) Full Stack Development
4 79 (18.85%) Microservices
5 69 (16.47%) TDD
6 68 (16.23%) Test Automation
7 67 (15.99%) Scrum
8 57 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (13.13%) MVC
10 52 (12.41%) Unit Testing
11 51 (12.17%) Multithreading
12 47 (11.22%) SOLID
13 35 (8.35%) Software Engineering
14 33 (7.88%) SDLC
15 32 (7.64%) OO
16 28 (6.68%) Migration
16 28 (6.68%) Multithreaded Programming
17 24 (5.73%) Data Analysis
17 24 (5.73%) Mathematics
17 24 (5.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 351 (83.77%) C#
2 242 (57.76%) SQL
3 135 (32.22%) JavaScript
4 79 (18.85%) TypeScript
5 67 (15.99%) Python
6 53 (12.65%) C++
7 51 (12.17%) Java
8 42 (10.02%) VBA
9 38 (9.07%) PL/SQL
10 33 (7.88%) PowerShell
11 32 (7.64%) T-SQL
12 26 (6.21%) VB
13 24 (5.73%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.63%) C
15 10 (2.39%) ES6
16 7 (1.67%) Java 8
17 4 (0.95%) Groovy
17 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.72%) Solidity
19 2 (0.48%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 26 (6.21%) Degree
2 14 (3.34%) SC Cleared
2 14 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.91%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (1.91%) PhD
4 4 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.24%) CCNA
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.49%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) Accessibility
System Software
1 64 (15.27%) Docker
2 25 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.24%) LXC
Systems Management
1 56 (13.37%) Kubernetes
2 25 (5.97%) Ansible
3 23 (5.49%) BladeLogic
4 15 (3.58%) Terraform
5 9 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.15%) Puppet
6 5 (1.19%) Control-M
7 3 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.72%) MIIS
8 1 (0.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.24%) Grafana
8 1 (0.24%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.24%) Kibana
8 1 (0.24%) Mesos
Vendors
1 103 (24.58%) Oracle
2 78 (18.62%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.49%) FIS
3 23 (5.49%) SunGard
4 13 (3.10%) Google
4 13 (3.10%) Telerik
5 9 (2.15%) Databricks
6 8 (1.91%) ESRI
7 7 (1.67%) Citrix
8 6 (1.43%) Automation Anywhere
8 6 (1.43%) DevExpress
8 6 (1.43%) Splunk
9 5 (1.19%) BMC
10 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.72%) Adobe
11 3 (0.72%) hybris
11 3 (0.72%) Sybase
11 3 (0.72%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.48%) IBM
13 1 (0.24%) Apple