Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 243 235
Rank change year-on-year +30 -8 -58
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 604 489 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.09% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.35% 2.93% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 398 390
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £310 £313
90th Percentile £688 £638 £575
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +30.77% -23.53%

.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 18,005 16,711 15,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.36% 37.09% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,546 12,696 11,541
London median daily rate £525 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 86 69
London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.19 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.11% -28.98% +21.43%
10th Percentile £19.93 £18.25 £19.00
90th Percentile £72.12 £49.38 £82.20
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +1.24%

.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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +22 155 £500 +11.11% 52
West London -3 21 £463 +19.35% 43
North London - 5 £450 - 4
East London -21 4 £350 -22.22% 4
South London -33 4 £400 +14.29% 21
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 604 (100.00%) .NET
2 504 (83.44%) C#
3 344 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
4 289 (47.85%) SQL Server
5 265 (43.87%) SQL
5 265 (43.87%) Entity Framework
6 230 (38.08%) JavaScript
6 230 (38.08%) ASP.NET
7 226 (37.42%) MVC
8 214 (35.43%) AngularJS
9 200 (33.11%) TDD
10 182 (30.13%) HTML
11 174 (28.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 160 (26.49%) Microsoft
13 149 (24.67%) Finance
14 142 (23.51%) CSS
15 136 (22.52%) Microsoft Azure
16 132 (21.85%) WCF
17 125 (20.70%) ASP.NET MVC
18 107 (17.72%) WPF
19 104 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
20 101 (16.72%) Banking
21 97 (16.06%) Test Automation
22 94 (15.56%) REST
22 94 (15.56%) jQuery
22 94 (15.56%) Scrum
22 94 (15.56%) Windows
23 92 (15.23%) .NET Core
24 90 (14.90%) TypeScript
25 89 (14.74%) OO

.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 39 (6.46%) IIS
2 30 (4.97%) CMS
3 24 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.99%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.82%) NServiceBus
7 8 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.83%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.50%) Confluence
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.33%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.17%) Apache
12 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.17%) JBoss
12 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.83%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.66%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.50%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.33%) Endur
4 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 136 (22.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (4.30%) Serverless
4 21 (3.48%) GitHub
5 17 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (1.66%) BrowserStack
7 9 (1.49%) SaaS
7 9 (1.49%) Sauce Labs
8 7 (1.16%) PaaS
9 5 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.66%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.66%) npm
10 4 (0.66%) Office 365
11 3 (0.50%) Azure Functions
11 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.50%) IaaS
12 2 (0.33%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.33%) G Suite
12 2 (0.33%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.29%) HTTP
2 15 (2.48%) Internet
3 13 (2.15%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.83%) MQTT
5 3 (0.50%) Intranet
5 3 (0.50%) SMTP
5 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.33%) DNS
6 2 (0.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.17%) Firewall
7 1 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.17%) FTP
7 1 (0.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (47.85%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.95%) NoSQL
3 47 (7.78%) MongoDB
4 45 (7.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 44 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (7.12%) Relational Database
7 26 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
11 19 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
12 17 (2.81%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (2.15%) Redis
14 10 (1.66%) Cosmos DB
14 10 (1.66%) Data Lake
15 7 (1.16%) Big Data
15 7 (1.16%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.83%) KDB
16 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 88 (14.57%) Git (software)
2 72 (11.92%) TeamCity
3 65 (10.76%) JIRA
4 56 (9.27%) Visual Studio
5 53 (8.77%) Selenium
6 46 (7.62%) Subversion
7 36 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (5.46%) NUnit
9 31 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 29 (4.80%) Jenkins
11 28 (4.64%) Visual Studio Team System
12 26 (4.30%) SpecFlow
12 26 (4.30%) WebDriver
13 20 (3.31%) CruiseControl
14 18 (2.98%) Jasmine
15 16 (2.65%) Bitbucket
16 15 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (1.82%) webpack
18 10 (1.66%) JMeter
19 9 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 149 (24.67%) Finance
2 101 (16.72%) Banking
3 75 (12.42%) Front Office
4 58 (9.60%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.48%) Publishing
6 13 (2.15%) Retail
7 11 (1.82%) Marketing
8 10 (1.66%) Advertising
8 10 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.16%) Back Office
9 7 (1.16%) Legal
10 5 (0.83%) Law
10 5 (0.83%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.33%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 508 (84.11%) Developer
2 300 (49.67%) .NET Developer
3 254 (42.05%) C# Developer
4 123 (20.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (11.26%) Angular Developer
6 57 (9.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 49 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 48 (7.95%) WCF Developer
9 46 (7.62%) C# WCF Developer
9 46 (7.62%) WPF Developer
10 41 (6.79%) SQL Developer
11 39 (6.46%) C# WPF Developer
12 34 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
13 30 (4.97%) ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (4.47%) Agile Developer
14 27 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 27 (4.47%) Credit Risk Developer
14 27 (4.47%) Market Risk Developer
14 27 (4.47%) React Developer
15 26 (4.30%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (100.00%) .NET
2 265 (43.87%) Entity Framework
3 230 (38.08%) ASP.NET
4 214 (35.43%) AngularJS
5 182 (30.13%) HTML
6 174 (28.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 142 (23.51%) CSS
8 132 (21.85%) WCF
9 125 (20.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 107 (17.72%) WPF
11 94 (15.56%) jQuery
11 94 (15.56%) REST
12 92 (15.23%) .NET Core
13 89 (14.74%) HTML5
14 84 (13.91%) Web Services
15 65 (10.76%) React
16 51 (8.44%) RESTful
17 50 (8.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 47 (7.78%) JSON
19 44 (7.28%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.25%) Fixed Income
2 56 (9.27%) Computer Science
3 51 (8.44%) Greenfield Project
4 48 (7.95%) Fintech
5 38 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (5.46%) Market Risk
8 29 (4.80%) Credit Risk
9 26 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 22 (3.64%) Mobile App
11 21 (3.48%) User Experience
12 20 (3.31%) Hedge funds
13 16 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
14 14 (2.32%) Graphic Design
15 12 (1.99%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.99%) Equities
16 11 (1.82%) Algorithms
17 10 (1.66%) Reinsurance
18 9 (1.49%) Device Driver
18 9 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 94 (15.56%) Windows
2 27 (4.47%) Windows Server
3 24 (3.97%) Linux
4 16 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.82%) Android
7 11 (1.82%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.50%) Unix
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (37.42%) MVC
3 200 (33.11%) TDD
4 104 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (16.06%) Test Automation
6 94 (15.56%) Scrum
7 89 (14.74%) OO
8 82 (13.58%) BDD
9 73 (12.09%) Unit Testing
10 69 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
10 69 (11.42%) SDLC
11 67 (11.09%) SOLID
12 58 (9.60%) Web Development
13 57 (9.44%) MVVM
14 55 (9.11%) Microservices
15 54 (8.94%) OOP
16 49 (8.11%) Front End Development
16 49 (8.11%) Multithreading
17 47 (7.78%) Test Scripting
18 44 (7.28%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 504 (83.44%) C#
2 265 (43.87%) SQL
3 230 (38.08%) JavaScript
4 90 (14.90%) TypeScript
5 72 (11.92%) T-SQL
6 40 (6.62%) Java
7 27 (4.47%) C++
8 24 (3.97%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.64%) C
10 16 (2.65%) PHP
11 14 (2.32%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.32%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.15%) VBA
13 12 (1.99%) Python
14 11 (1.82%) C++/CLI
15 7 (1.16%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.16%) Scala
15 7 (1.16%) VB
16 6 (0.99%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.83%) ES6
Qualifications
1 55 (9.11%) Degree
2 21 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) CCNA
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.17%) CISSP
7 1 (0.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) GIAC
7 1 (0.17%) MCSE
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) PMP
7 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.17%) SANS
7 1 (0.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.78%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) GDPR
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) IFRS
System Software
1 34 (5.63%) Docker
2 4 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (4.47%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.81%) Ansible
3 2 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.33%) CASB
3 2 (0.33%) Puppet
3 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.17%) Kibana
4 1 (0.17%) logstash
4 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.17%) Salt
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 160 (26.49%) Microsoft
2 56 (9.27%) Oracle
3 20 (3.31%) Google
4 17 (2.81%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.49%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 9 (1.49%) Perfecto Mobile
6 8 (1.32%) Bloomberg
6 8 (1.32%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.99%) Reuters
7 6 (0.99%) Sybase
8 5 (0.83%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.66%) Nintex
9 4 (0.66%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.50%) Cadence
10 3 (0.50%) Telerik
10 3 (0.50%) VMware
11 2 (0.33%) BT
11 2 (0.33%) IBM
11 2 (0.33%) Intel
11 2 (0.33%) TIBCO