Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 263 215
Rank change year-on-year +41 -48 -57
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 562 432 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.23% 1.01% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 2.76% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 349 437
London median daily rate £488 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% +13.55%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £308
90th Percentile £650 £600 £588
England median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
London median hourly rate £47.83 £49.54 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% - -
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 17,656 15,631 15,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.78% 36.57% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,395 11,612 11,347
London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £364 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 100 55
London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +11.89%
10th Percentile £20.42 £18.95 £19.00
90th Percentile £77.00 £52.55 £56.88
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.93% +8.84% -0.68%

.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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +19 141 £475 +14.46% 49
West London -24 23 £475 +18.75% 43
East London -22 9 £325 -27.78% 14
South London -38 7 £400 +6.67% 4
North London +3 2 £475 +25.00% 5
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
2 460 (81.85%) C#
3 320 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
4 283 (50.36%) SQL Server
5 254 (45.20%) ASP.NET
6 244 (43.42%) JavaScript
7 240 (42.70%) Entity Framework
8 228 (40.57%) MVC
9 225 (40.04%) SQL
10 209 (37.19%) AngularJS
11 191 (33.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 185 (32.92%) HTML
13 177 (31.49%) Microsoft
14 171 (30.43%) TDD
15 160 (28.47%) Finance
16 156 (27.76%) CSS
17 141 (25.09%) ASP.NET MVC
18 127 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
19 112 (19.93%) WCF
20 106 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
21 105 (18.68%) jQuery
21 105 (18.68%) Banking
22 93 (16.55%) Scrum
22 93 (16.55%) Web Services
23 91 (16.19%) REST
24 90 (16.01%) Windows
25 83 (14.77%) OO
26 82 (14.59%) Test Automation
27 81 (14.41%) BDD
28 80 (14.23%) HTML5

.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 35 (6.23%) CMS
2 30 (5.34%) IIS
3 19 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.42%) NServiceBus
7 7 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.25%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.71%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.53%) Apache
10 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.53%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.18%) JBoss
12 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.89%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.53%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.53%) Endur
4 2 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.36%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 127 (22.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (4.45%) GitHub
4 23 (4.09%) Serverless
5 12 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (1.60%) PaaS
8 8 (1.42%) SaaS
9 7 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.25%) BrowserStack
10 6 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.07%) IaaS
10 6 (1.07%) Sauce Labs
11 4 (0.71%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.71%) Office 365
12 3 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.53%) G Suite
12 3 (0.53%) npm
13 2 (0.36%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.36%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.52%) HTTP
2 15 (2.67%) Internet
3 10 (1.78%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.07%) MQTT
5 4 (0.71%) Intranet
6 2 (0.36%) DNS
6 2 (0.36%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.18%) FTP
7 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (50.36%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.65%) Relational Database
3 40 (7.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (6.23%) NoSQL
5 31 (5.52%) MongoDB
5 31 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.78%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.42%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.25%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.25%) Redis
13 7 (1.25%) SQLite
14 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 80 (14.23%) Git (software)
2 66 (11.74%) Visual Studio
3 64 (11.39%) TeamCity
4 49 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (8.19%) JIRA
6 45 (8.01%) NUnit
6 45 (8.01%) Selenium
7 35 (6.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 33 (5.87%) SpecFlow
9 32 (5.69%) Subversion
10 23 (4.09%) Jenkins
11 22 (3.91%) WebDriver
12 19 (3.38%) CruiseControl
13 18 (3.20%) Jasmine
14 16 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (2.31%) Bitbucket
15 13 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (1.78%) Moq
16 10 (1.78%) MSTest
17 9 (1.60%) ReSharper
General
1 160 (28.47%) Finance
2 105 (18.68%) Banking
3 50 (8.90%) Front Office
4 45 (8.01%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.56%) Retail
6 14 (2.49%) Publishing
7 13 (2.31%) Legal
8 10 (1.78%) Law
9 9 (1.60%) Marketing
10 7 (1.25%) Advertising
10 7 (1.25%) Back Office
11 5 (0.89%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.36%) Billing
13 2 (0.36%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 459 (81.67%) Developer
2 296 (52.67%) .NET Developer
3 210 (37.37%) C# Developer
4 122 (21.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (10.32%) Full Stack Developer
6 55 (9.79%) Angular Developer
7 41 (7.30%) Senior Developer
8 39 (6.94%) SQL Developer
9 36 (6.41%) Agile Developer
10 34 (6.05%) C# WCF Developer
10 34 (6.05%) WCF Developer
11 33 (5.87%) C# WPF Developer
11 33 (5.87%) WPF Developer
12 30 (5.34%) React Developer
13 29 (5.16%) Senior .NET Developer
14 28 (4.98%) Agile C# Developer
15 25 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 24 (4.27%) Azure Developer
16 24 (4.27%) Front Office Developer
17 22 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 562 (100.00%) .NET
2 254 (45.20%) ASP.NET
3 240 (42.70%) Entity Framework
4 209 (37.19%) AngularJS
5 191 (33.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 185 (32.92%) HTML
7 156 (27.76%) CSS
8 141 (25.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 112 (19.93%) WCF
10 105 (18.68%) jQuery
11 93 (16.55%) Web Services
12 91 (16.19%) REST
13 80 (14.23%) HTML5
14 76 (13.52%) React
15 72 (12.81%) .NET Core
15 72 (12.81%) WPF
16 61 (10.85%) RESTful
17 58 (10.32%) XML
18 50 (8.90%) LINQ
19 47 (8.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.43%) Fixed Income
2 49 (8.72%) Fintech
3 43 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (7.30%) Computer Science
5 36 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (3.74%) Market Risk
9 19 (3.38%) Hedge funds
9 19 (3.38%) Online Banking
10 18 (3.20%) Mobile App
11 17 (3.02%) User Experience
12 16 (2.85%) Credit Risk
13 15 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
14 13 (2.31%) Graphic Design
15 12 (2.14%) Equities
16 9 (1.60%) Algorithms
16 9 (1.60%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.60%) Derivative
16 9 (1.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 90 (16.01%) Windows
2 20 (3.56%) Linux
3 19 (3.38%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.49%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.96%) Android
6 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.25%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (40.57%) MVC
3 171 (30.43%) TDD
4 106 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (16.55%) Scrum
6 83 (14.77%) OO
7 82 (14.59%) Test Automation
8 81 (14.41%) BDD
9 78 (13.88%) Unit Testing
10 76 (13.52%) SOLID
11 72 (12.81%) SDLC
12 68 (12.10%) Web Development
13 60 (10.68%) Microservices
14 57 (10.14%) OOP
15 54 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
16 52 (9.25%) DevOps
17 49 (8.72%) Software Engineering
18 43 (7.65%) SOA
19 42 (7.47%) Multithreading
20 36 (6.41%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 460 (81.85%) C#
2 244 (43.42%) JavaScript
3 225 (40.04%) SQL
4 65 (11.57%) TypeScript
5 54 (9.61%) T-SQL
6 43 (7.65%) Java
7 27 (4.80%) PowerShell
8 24 (4.27%) C++
9 18 (3.20%) C
10 16 (2.85%) Python
11 14 (2.49%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.96%) PHP
12 11 (1.96%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.25%) Scala
13 7 (1.25%) VBA
14 6 (1.07%) Apple Swift
14 6 (1.07%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.07%) VB
14 6 (1.07%) VBScript
15 5 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (6.41%) Degree
2 15 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.18%) MCSD
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
6 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.23%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) IFRS
System Software
1 24 (4.27%) Docker
2 9 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
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 14 (2.49%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.07%) Ansible
3 5 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.71%) PowerCLI
5 3 (0.53%) Control-M
5 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.53%) Puppet
6 2 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.36%) CASB
6 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.18%) Automic
7 1 (0.18%) Kibana
7 1 (0.18%) logstash
7 1 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) SCCM
7 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 177 (31.49%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.79%) Oracle
3 15 (2.67%) Red Hat
4 14 (2.49%) Google
5 10 (1.78%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.78%) Sybase
6 7 (1.25%) VMware
7 6 (1.07%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 6 (1.07%) DevExpress
7 6 (1.07%) IBM
7 6 (1.07%) Perfecto Mobile
7 6 (1.07%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.89%) Intapp
8 5 (0.89%) SAP
9 4 (0.71%) Nintex
9 4 (0.71%) Tableau
9 4 (0.71%) Telerik
10 3 (0.53%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.53%) Cadence
10 3 (0.53%) Citrix