Period
to 24 January 2022

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 January 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 202 249 248
Rank change year-on-year +47 -1 -34
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 535 157 309
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.44% 0.90% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 2.49% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 112 238
10th Percentile £363 £363 £369
25th Percentile £505 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £614 £534 £488
Median % change year-on-year +14.99% +9.49% -2.50%
75th Percentile £700 £600 £538
90th Percentile £750 £650 £600
England median daily rate £550 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +19.57% +8.24% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £51.25 - -
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
75th Percentile £53.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £23.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year +109.68% -46.55% -3.33%

.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 12,059 6,315 10,690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.43% 36.05% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,311 4,716 8,006
10th Percentile £413 £360 £375
25th Percentile £500 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £595 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
75th Percentile £688 £613 £613
90th Percentile £763 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 25 55
10th Percentile £20.89 £22.75 £25.68
25th Percentile £35.00 £30.68 £36.70
Median hourly rate £55.25 £45.00 £48.85
Median % change year-on-year +22.78% -7.88% +28.55%
75th Percentile £71.00 £54.00 £54.14
90th Percentile £80.50 £63.40 £78.75
England median hourly rate £50.88 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +13.06% -5.26% +14.38%

.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 January 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
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 January 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 +6 97 £575 +2.22% 58
South London -7 8 £438 +16.67% 6
East London -4 2 £470 +10.59% 9
West London -24 1 £468 +107.78% 17
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 535 (100.00%) .NET
2 464 (86.73%) C#
3 271 (50.65%) SQL Server
4 263 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
5 250 (46.73%) Azure
6 240 (44.86%) SQL
7 192 (35.89%) .NET Core
8 162 (30.28%) ASP.NET
9 153 (28.60%) Banking
10 152 (28.41%) Git (software)
11 150 (28.04%) DevOps
11 150 (28.04%) Scrum
12 138 (25.79%) Microservices
13 132 (24.67%) Entity Framework
14 131 (24.49%) JavaScript
15 124 (23.18%) Finance
16 118 (22.06%) Social Skills
17 116 (21.68%) Microsoft
18 111 (20.75%) AngularJS
19 105 (19.63%) Windows
20 102 (19.07%) HTML
20 102 (19.07%) Docker
21 95 (17.76%) Oracle
21 95 (17.76%) TDD
22 93 (17.38%) Kubernetes
23 90 (16.82%) CSS
24 89 (16.64%) TypeScript
25 87 (16.26%) WPF
26 85 (15.89%) React
27 84 (15.70%) CI/CD

.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 22 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.74%) Confluence
2 20 (3.74%) IIS
3 4 (0.75%) CMS
4 2 (0.37%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.37%) DNN
4 2 (0.37%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.19%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.19%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (0.19%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.19%) Kentico
5 1 (0.19%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 42 (7.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (4.67%) SunGard Martini
2 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.19%) Endur
4 1 (0.19%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 250 (46.73%) Azure
2 45 (8.41%) Azure Service Bus
2 45 (8.41%) PaaS
3 29 (5.42%) AWS
3 29 (5.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (4.49%) Azure Key Vault
5 21 (3.93%) Serverless
6 20 (3.74%) Azure Functions
7 19 (3.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 16 (2.99%) Azure Data Factory
9 13 (2.43%) Power Platform
10 12 (2.24%) Azure Storage
10 12 (2.24%) OpenShift
11 11 (2.06%) Azure Monitor
12 10 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (1.87%) NuGet
13 9 (1.68%) Azure App Service
13 9 (1.68%) GitHub
14 7 (1.31%) Azure Logic Apps
14 7 (1.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.68%) Internet
3 5 (0.93%) Intranet
4 4 (0.75%) HTTP
5 3 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.37%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) SSH
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (50.65%) SQL Server
2 58 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 41 (7.66%) NoSQL
3 41 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 31 (5.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 29 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (4.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 23 (4.30%) MongoDB
9 15 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (2.43%) Data Lake
11 13 (2.43%) MySQL
11 13 (2.43%) Redis
11 13 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (2.06%) Power BI
14 9 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 152 (28.41%) Git (software)
2 68 (12.71%) Visual Studio
3 52 (9.72%) JIRA
4 46 (8.60%) Jenkins
5 42 (7.85%) Bitbucket
6 38 (7.10%) SpecFlow
6 38 (7.10%) Subversion
7 37 (6.92%) TeamCity
8 31 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (4.86%) Artifactory
10 25 (4.67%) CppUnit
10 25 (4.67%) Oracle APEX
10 25 (4.67%) Robot Framework
11 24 (4.49%) NUnit
12 16 (2.99%) Selenium
13 14 (2.62%) Moq
14 11 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (1.50%) MSTest
16 7 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (1.31%) Cucumber
General
1 153 (28.60%) Banking
2 124 (23.18%) Finance
3 118 (22.06%) Social Skills
4 82 (15.33%) Investment Banking
5 70 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
6 69 (12.90%) Front Office
7 28 (5.23%) Presentation Skills
8 23 (4.30%) Retail
9 13 (2.43%) Public Sector
10 8 (1.50%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.31%) Documentation Skills
12 6 (1.12%) Back Office
13 4 (0.75%) Marketing
14 3 (0.56%) Automotive
15 2 (0.37%) Law
16 1 (0.19%) Advertising
16 1 (0.19%) Electronics
16 1 (0.19%) Games
16 1 (0.19%) Legal
16 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 441 (82.43%) Developer
2 232 (43.36%) C# Developer
3 230 (42.99%) .NET Developer
4 121 (22.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (11.21%) Azure Developer
5 60 (11.21%) Senior Developer
6 51 (9.53%) .NET Developer - Fintech
7 40 (7.48%) Full Stack Developer
8 34 (6.36%) C++ Developer
9 29 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
10 27 (5.05%) Front Office Developer
11 25 (4.67%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
12 24 (4.49%) C# WPF Developer
12 24 (4.49%) WPF Developer
13 23 (4.30%) Senior C# Developer
13 23 (4.30%) Software Engineer
14 21 (3.93%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
15 17 (3.18%) Agile Developer
15 17 (3.18%) Azure Engineer
15 17 (3.18%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (100.00%) .NET
2 192 (35.89%) .NET Core
3 162 (30.28%) ASP.NET
4 132 (24.67%) Entity Framework
5 111 (20.75%) AngularJS
6 102 (19.07%) HTML
7 90 (16.82%) CSS
8 87 (16.26%) WPF
9 85 (15.89%) React
10 71 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 66 (12.34%) REST
12 64 (11.96%) WinForms
13 49 (9.16%) HTML5
14 45 (8.41%) RESTful
14 45 (8.41%) Web Services
15 41 (7.66%) XML
16 40 (7.48%) JSON
17 39 (7.29%) Sass
18 33 (6.17%) ASP.NET Core
18 33 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.35%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (3.55%) Fixed Income
4 17 (3.18%) Equities
5 16 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.43%) Market Risk
7 12 (2.24%) User Experience
8 11 (2.06%) Derivative
9 9 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.50%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.31%) Legacy Systems
12 5 (0.93%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.75%) Cybercrime
13 4 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.75%) Spread Betting
14 3 (0.56%) Hedge funds
15 2 (0.37%) Reference Data
16 1 (0.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 105 (19.63%) Windows
2 8 (1.50%) Linux
2 8 (1.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.31%) Unix
4 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.19%) Android
5 1 (0.19%) VMS
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (28.04%) DevOps
2 150 (28.04%) Scrum
3 138 (25.79%) Microservices
4 95 (17.76%) TDD
5 84 (15.70%) CI/CD
6 81 (15.14%) MVC
7 74 (13.83%) Software Engineering
8 72 (13.46%) Multithreading
9 71 (13.27%) Test Automation
10 70 (13.08%) Analytics
11 69 (12.90%) Full Stack Development
12 66 (12.34%) SOLID
13 64 (11.96%) BDD
14 59 (11.03%) Fintech
15 57 (10.65%) Data Analytics
16 51 (9.53%) SDLC
17 50 (9.35%) Unit Testing
18 49 (9.16%) OO
19 44 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 464 (86.73%) C#
2 240 (44.86%) SQL
3 131 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 89 (16.64%) TypeScript
5 75 (14.02%) T-SQL
6 69 (12.90%) Python
7 50 (9.35%) C++
8 44 (8.22%) VB.NET
9 42 (7.85%) PowerShell
9 42 (7.85%) VBA
10 32 (5.98%) VB
11 30 (5.61%) Java
11 30 (5.61%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.99%) C
13 8 (1.50%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.31%) Scala
15 3 (0.56%) VBScript
15 3 (0.56%) XAML
16 2 (0.37%) PHP
16 2 (0.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (5.79%) Degree
2 22 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.37%) CISM
6 2 (0.37%) CISSP
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CEH
7 1 (0.19%) CISA
7 1 (0.19%) CRISC
7 1 (0.19%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.85%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) Accessibility
2 2 (0.37%) NIST
3 1 (0.19%) COBIT
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 102 (19.07%) Docker
2 21 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.37%) LXC
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 93 (17.38%) Kubernetes
2 25 (4.67%) BladeLogic
3 12 (2.24%) Terraform
4 8 (1.50%) MIIS
5 7 (1.31%) Ansible
6 4 (0.75%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.56%) Automic
7 3 (0.56%) Control-M
7 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.56%) SCCM
8 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.19%) Grafana
9 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.19%) Kibana
9 1 (0.19%) Nessus
9 1 (0.19%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.19%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 116 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 95 (17.76%) Oracle
3 30 (5.61%) DevExpress
4 25 (4.67%) FIS
4 25 (4.67%) SunGard
5 18 (3.36%) SAP
6 17 (3.18%) Telerik
7 12 (2.24%) Databricks
8 8 (1.50%) Citrix
9 5 (0.93%) Sybase
10 4 (0.75%) Blue Prism
10 4 (0.75%) ESRI
11 3 (0.56%) BMC
11 3 (0.56%) Splunk
11 3 (0.56%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.37%) Adobe
12 2 (0.37%) IBM
12 2 (0.37%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.19%) F5
13 1 (0.19%) Trayport