Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 232 238 208
Rank change year-on-year +6 -30 +26
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 217 244 581
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.00% 0.99% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.77% 2.65% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 168 485
10th Percentile £363 £362 £353
25th Percentile £420 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £563
90th Percentile £675 £704 £650
England median daily rate £470 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +10.59% -5.56% +5.88%

.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 7,843 9,193 15,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.22% 37.47% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,881 6,828 11,989
10th Percentile £375 £375 £370
25th Percentile £440 £450 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £625 £600
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 67
10th Percentile £19.75 £24.74 £22.25
25th Percentile £32.50 £44.43 £27.50
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.00 £37.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.86% +37.84% -1.33%
75th Percentile £63.75 £65.54 £47.67
90th Percentile £68.00 £78.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £44.09
% change year-on-year -2.17% +4.33% +7.54%

.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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +32 22 £475 - 75
South London +38 4 £375 -11.76% 5
East London +26 3 - - 17
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 217 (100.00%) .NET
2 156 (71.89%) C#
3 123 (56.68%) SQL
4 99 (45.62%) Azure
5 91 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (41.94%) .NET Core
6 90 (41.47%) JavaScript
7 89 (41.01%) SQL Server
8 69 (31.80%) DevOps
9 62 (28.57%) Finance
10 60 (27.65%) ASP.NET
10 60 (27.65%) TDD
11 59 (27.19%) Banking
11 59 (27.19%) CSS
12 58 (26.73%) Microsoft
13 57 (26.27%) Entity Framework
14 56 (25.81%) MVC
15 55 (25.35%) AngularJS
16 52 (23.96%) HTML
17 44 (20.28%) React
18 42 (19.35%) Oracle
19 39 (17.97%) ASP.NET Web API
19 39 (17.97%) Git (software)
20 38 (17.51%) Test Automation
21 37 (17.05%) TypeScript
22 36 (16.59%) Microservices
23 34 (15.67%) Visual Studio
24 33 (15.21%) WPF
25 32 (14.75%) Web Services
25 32 (14.75%) Python

.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 (6.91%) IIS
2 4 (1.84%) Apache
2 4 (1.84%) Confluence
2 4 (1.84%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.92%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.92%) CMS
3 2 (0.92%) Drupal
3 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.92%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.46%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.38%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 99 (45.62%) Azure
2 27 (12.44%) PaaS
3 15 (6.91%) AWS
4 14 (6.45%) Serverless
5 11 (5.07%) Azure Functions
6 9 (4.15%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (4.15%) GitHub
7 8 (3.69%) IaaS
7 8 (3.69%) Logic Apps
8 7 (3.23%) Datadog
8 7 (3.23%) NuGet
9 5 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.38%) SaaS
11 3 (1.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.92%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.92%) Azure Stack
12 2 (0.92%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.30%) Firewall
2 3 (1.38%) DNS
2 3 (1.38%) HTTP
3 2 (0.92%) Broadband
3 2 (0.92%) LAN
3 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.92%) VPN
3 2 (0.92%) Wireless
4 1 (0.46%) DHCP
4 1 (0.46%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) VLAN
4 1 (0.46%) WAN
4 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (41.01%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 19 (8.76%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.45%) Cosmos DB
5 11 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.15%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.76%) Data Lake
8 6 (2.76%) Redis
9 5 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.84%) MySQL
10 4 (1.84%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.38%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.92%) Apache Ignite
12 2 (0.92%) Event Store
12 2 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 39 (17.97%) Git (software)
2 34 (15.67%) Visual Studio
3 22 (10.14%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.83%) NUnit
5 14 (6.45%) TeamCity
6 12 (5.53%) SpecFlow
7 11 (5.07%) Selenium
8 10 (4.61%) JIRA
9 6 (2.76%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.76%) Moq
9 6 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.30%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.30%) Cypress.io
10 5 (2.30%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.30%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.84%) LINQPad
11 4 (1.84%) MSTest
11 4 (1.84%) Postman
11 4 (1.84%) ReSharper
General
1 62 (28.57%) Finance
2 59 (27.19%) Banking
3 29 (13.36%) Investment Banking
4 27 (12.44%) Front Office
5 3 (1.38%) Legal
6 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.92%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 151 (69.59%) Developer
2 94 (43.32%) .NET Developer
3 68 (31.34%) C# Developer
4 43 (19.82%) Senior Developer
5 37 (17.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (12.44%) Senior .NET Developer
7 16 (7.37%) SQL Developer
8 15 (6.91%) Azure Developer
8 15 (6.91%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (6.45%) Architect
9 14 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (4.61%) Consultant
11 9 (4.15%) Azure Architect
11 9 (4.15%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) React Developer
12 8 (3.69%) .NET Architect
12 8 (3.69%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 8 (3.69%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.23%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (100.00%) .NET
2 91 (41.94%) .NET Core
3 60 (27.65%) ASP.NET
4 59 (27.19%) CSS
5 57 (26.27%) Entity Framework
6 55 (25.35%) AngularJS
7 52 (23.96%) HTML
8 44 (20.28%) React
9 39 (17.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (15.21%) WPF
11 32 (14.75%) Web Services
12 28 (12.90%) jQuery
13 27 (12.44%) HTML5
13 27 (12.44%) REST
14 26 (11.98%) WCF
14 26 (11.98%) WinForms
15 24 (11.06%) CSS3
15 24 (11.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (10.14%) RESTful
17 21 (9.68%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.68%) User Experience
2 14 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 8 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.76%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.84%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.84%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.38%) NHS
8 3 (1.38%) W3C
9 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.92%) Derivative
9 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.60%) Windows
2 8 (3.69%) Linux
3 6 (2.76%) Android
3 6 (2.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.46%) CentOS
5 1 (0.46%) Solaris
5 1 (0.46%) Unix
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.80%) DevOps
3 60 (27.65%) TDD
4 56 (25.81%) MVC
5 38 (17.51%) Test Automation
6 36 (16.59%) Microservices
7 32 (14.75%) Scrum
8 25 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (11.06%) Unit Testing
10 21 (9.68%) Multithreading
11 20 (9.22%) Software Engineering
12 19 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (8.29%) OO
13 18 (8.29%) SOA
14 15 (6.91%) Mentoring
15 14 (6.45%) Computer Science
15 14 (6.45%) Deployment Automation
15 14 (6.45%) MVVM
16 13 (5.99%) Migration
16 13 (5.99%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 156 (71.89%) C#
2 123 (56.68%) SQL
3 90 (41.47%) JavaScript
4 37 (17.05%) TypeScript
5 32 (14.75%) Python
6 25 (11.52%) PowerShell
7 18 (8.29%) PL/SQL
7 18 (8.29%) T-SQL
8 17 (7.83%) Java
9 8 (3.69%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.69%) XPath
10 5 (2.30%) ES6
10 5 (2.30%) VB
10 5 (2.30%) VBA
11 3 (1.38%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.38%) C++
12 2 (0.92%) PHP
12 2 (0.92%) XAML
13 1 (0.46%) Perl
13 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.23%) Degree
3 5 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.92%) PhD
6 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CCNA
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.61%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) NIST
3 1 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (5.07%) Docker
2 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (11.52%) Terraform
2 17 (7.83%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.69%) Ansible
4 3 (1.38%) Puppet
5 2 (0.92%) Grafana
6 1 (0.46%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.46%) Packer
Vendors
1 58 (26.73%) Microsoft
2 42 (19.35%) Oracle
3 15 (6.91%) DevExpress
4 8 (3.69%) Google
5 6 (2.76%) Telerik
6 4 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.38%) DocuSign
7 3 (1.38%) Workday
7 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.92%) Sybase
9 1 (0.46%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.46%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.46%) IBM
9 1 (0.46%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.46%) New Relic
9 1 (0.46%) Syncfusion
9 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.46%) Veracode