Period
to

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 9 August 2022 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
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 187 230 230
Rank change year-on-year +43 0 -18
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 602 366 162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.51% 1.19% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.87% 3.37% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 289 109
10th Percentile £400 £413 £369
25th Percentile £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £585 £500
Median % change year-on-year -1.71% +17.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £750 £675 £650
90th Percentile £800 £750 £725
England median daily rate £538 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +13.16% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
10th Percentile £51.95 - -
25th Percentile £57.14 £36.75 -
Median hourly rate £65.79 £44.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +47.84% - -
75th Percentile - £52.25 -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £61.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +36.67% - -2.70%

.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 12,370 10,853 5,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.06% 35.34% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,403 8,068 4,225
10th Percentile £425 £400 £370
25th Percentile £505 £463 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £725 £650 £625
90th Percentile £800 £725 £713
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 34
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.09 £22.80
25th Percentile £41.41 £35.06 £33.75
Median hourly rate £57.70 £49.33 £47.42
Median % change year-on-year +16.96% +4.03% -5.17%
75th Percentile £68.91 £65.00 £63.00
90th Percentile £76.84 £69.20 £68.31
England median hourly rate £58.28 £47.88 £45.00
% change year-on-year +21.73% +6.39% -4.43%

.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 9 August 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing .NET Framework in London over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +22 88 £550 +7.32% 49
East London +11 19 £400 - 9
South London -11 5 £625 +38.89% 4
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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.

1 602 (100.00%) .NET
2 544 (90.37%) C#
3 305 (50.66%) Azure
4 286 (47.51%) Agile
5 275 (45.68%) SQL
6 253 (42.03%) SQL Server
7 230 (38.21%) Finance
8 216 (35.88%) DevOps
9 210 (34.88%) ASP.NET
10 169 (28.07%) .NET Core
11 160 (26.58%) Banking
12 156 (25.91%) Microservices
13 148 (24.58%) Git (software)
14 135 (22.43%) Social Skills
15 134 (22.26%) Entity Framework
16 130 (21.59%) Oracle
17 126 (20.93%) JavaScript
17 126 (20.93%) Microsoft
18 121 (20.10%) HTML
19 116 (19.27%) Scrum
20 114 (18.94%) Multithreading
20 114 (18.94%) ASP.NET Web API
21 108 (17.94%) Windows
22 107 (17.77%) AngularJS
22 107 (17.77%) Azure DevOps
23 103 (17.11%) Full Stack Development
23 103 (17.11%) Docker
24 102 (16.94%) CSS
25 101 (16.78%) Kubernetes
26 97 (16.11%) React

.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 15 (2.49%) Confluence
2 11 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.50%) IIS
3 9 (1.50%) MQSeries
4 8 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.00%) CMS
5 6 (1.00%) OpenEdge
5 6 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.50%) DNN
6 3 (0.50%) Kentico
6 3 (0.50%) nginx
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Endur
2 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 305 (50.66%) Azure
2 107 (17.77%) Azure DevOps
3 58 (9.63%) AWS
4 52 (8.64%) Azure Service Bus
5 37 (6.15%) Serverless
6 21 (3.49%) Azure Functions
7 18 (2.99%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 17 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (2.82%) NuGet
9 14 (2.33%) Azure Monitor
9 14 (2.33%) GitHub
10 13 (2.16%) Microsoft 365
11 12 (1.99%) PaaS
12 10 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (1.66%) Azure Logic Apps
13 9 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (1.50%) Azure App Service
14 8 (1.33%) GCP
15 7 (1.16%) Azure Key Vault
15 7 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.98%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.00%) Internet
3 4 (0.66%) DNS
3 4 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) ICMP
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (42.03%) SQL Server
2 60 (9.97%) Oracle Database
3 52 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 36 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (5.48%) Redis
6 30 (4.98%) Oracle Database 12c
7 27 (4.49%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.32%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.66%) MySQL
11 10 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.16%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.00%) DynamoDB
13 6 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.66%) DB2
14 4 (0.66%) Power BI
15 2 (0.33%) Big Data
15 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 148 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 79 (13.12%) TeamCity
3 66 (10.96%) Jenkins
4 57 (9.47%) Visual Studio
5 54 (8.97%) JIRA
6 32 (5.32%) NUnit
7 28 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (3.65%) Bitbucket
9 18 (2.99%) Moq
9 18 (2.99%) Subversion
10 17 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (2.33%) MSBuild
12 12 (1.99%) SpecFlow
12 12 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (1.83%) Artifactory
13 11 (1.83%) git-flow
13 11 (1.83%) MSTest
14 10 (1.66%) CppUnit
14 10 (1.66%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.50%) Robot Framework
General
1 230 (38.21%) Finance
2 160 (26.58%) Banking
3 135 (22.43%) Social Skills
4 94 (15.61%) Investment Banking
5 74 (12.29%) Front Office
6 50 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (7.64%) Back Office
8 19 (3.16%) Public Sector
9 10 (1.66%) Retail
10 9 (1.50%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (1.00%) Legal
13 4 (0.66%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.33%) Law
15 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.17%) Advertising
16 1 (0.17%) International Banking
16 1 (0.17%) Marketing
16 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 500 (83.06%) Developer
2 272 (45.18%) C# Developer
3 261 (43.36%) .NET Developer
4 130 (21.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 77 (12.79%) Senior Developer
6 63 (10.47%) Azure Developer
7 52 (8.64%) C++ Developer
8 50 (8.31%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
8 50 (8.31%) C++/C# Developer
9 44 (7.31%) Full Stack Developer
10 39 (6.48%) .NET Developer - Fintech
11 30 (4.98%) Senior .NET Developer
12 29 (4.82%) Angular Developer
12 29 (4.82%) Senior C# Developer
13 22 (3.65%) Front Office Developer
14 21 (3.49%) Software Developer
14 21 (3.49%) SQL Developer
15 20 (3.32%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
16 14 (2.33%) Architect
16 14 (2.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (100.00%) .NET
2 210 (34.88%) ASP.NET
3 169 (28.07%) .NET Core
4 134 (22.26%) Entity Framework
5 121 (20.10%) HTML
6 114 (18.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 107 (17.77%) AngularJS
8 102 (16.94%) CSS
9 97 (16.11%) React
10 74 (12.29%) RESTful
11 67 (11.13%) WPF
12 66 (10.96%) XML
13 61 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (8.80%) JSON
14 53 (8.80%) REST
15 41 (6.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 41 (6.81%) STL
16 39 (6.48%) Web Services
17 38 (6.31%) HTML5
18 34 (5.65%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.97%) Fixed Income
2 47 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (7.64%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (5.32%) Derivative
5 24 (3.99%) Data Structures
6 20 (3.32%) User Experience
7 14 (2.33%) Cloud Native
7 14 (2.33%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.99%) Legacy Systems
9 10 (1.66%) Market Risk
9 10 (1.66%) OTC Derivatives
10 7 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.16%) Wiki
11 6 (1.00%) Grid Computing
11 6 (1.00%) Renewable Energy
12 4 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.50%) Legacy Applications
13 3 (0.50%) Low-Code
13 3 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (17.94%) Windows
2 30 (4.98%) Linux
3 17 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.33%) Unix
4 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (47.51%) Agile
2 216 (35.88%) DevOps
3 156 (25.91%) Microservices
4 116 (19.27%) Scrum
5 114 (18.94%) Multithreading
6 103 (17.11%) Full Stack Development
7 97 (16.11%) CI/CD
7 97 (16.11%) Test Automation
8 89 (14.78%) TDD
9 88 (14.62%) Unit Testing
10 84 (13.95%) MVC
11 78 (12.96%) OO
12 72 (11.96%) Analytics
13 71 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
14 61 (10.13%) Software Engineering
15 60 (9.97%) Fintech
16 57 (9.47%) Refactoring
17 54 (8.97%) SDLC
18 50 (8.31%) Clean Code
19 47 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 544 (90.37%) C#
2 275 (45.68%) SQL
3 126 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 85 (14.12%) T-SQL
5 84 (13.95%) Python
6 82 (13.62%) TypeScript
7 62 (10.30%) C++
8 47 (7.81%) Java
9 40 (6.64%) PowerShell
10 34 (5.65%) PL/SQL
11 27 (4.49%) VB.NET
12 21 (3.49%) VB
13 19 (3.16%) VBA
14 18 (2.99%) C
15 13 (2.16%) Bash
16 8 (1.33%) F#
17 7 (1.16%) ES6
18 2 (0.33%) Ada
18 2 (0.33%) Scala
18 2 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (6.48%) Degree
2 20 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.66%) MCAD
6 3 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.50%) HNC
6 3 (0.50%) HND
6 3 (0.50%) MCSA
6 3 (0.50%) MCSE
7 2 (0.33%) MCSD
7 2 (0.33%) MCTS
8 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.81%) QA
2 5 (0.83%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.33%) HL7
3 2 (0.33%) WCAG
4 1 (0.17%) DICOM
4 1 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 103 (17.11%) Docker
2 22 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.50%) VMware NSX
4 3 (0.50%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) LXC
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 101 (16.78%) Kubernetes
2 53 (8.80%) Ansible
3 27 (4.49%) Terraform
4 11 (1.83%) MIIS
5 9 (1.50%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.50%) Grafana
6 3 (0.50%) PowerCLI
6 3 (0.50%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.50%) vRealize
6 3 (0.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 3 (0.50%) WMI
7 2 (0.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.33%) Control-M
7 2 (0.33%) Graphite
7 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.33%) Puppet
7 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.17%) Automic
8 1 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 130 (21.59%) Oracle
2 126 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.49%) DevExpress
4 16 (2.66%) TIBCO
5 14 (2.33%) Citrix
6 11 (1.83%) Adobe
7 10 (1.66%) Tealium
8 9 (1.50%) IBM
8 9 (1.50%) Telerik
9 8 (1.33%) Databricks
10 7 (1.16%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.00%) Progress
12 5 (0.83%) Google
12 5 (0.83%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.83%) VMware
13 4 (0.66%) SAP
13 4 (0.66%) Sybase
14 3 (0.50%) Infoblox
14 3 (0.50%) OpenLink
14 3 (0.50%) SolarWinds