Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 249 247
Rank change year-on-year +52 -2 -39
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 655 526 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.40% 1.12% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 3.02% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 436 357
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £318 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £575
England median daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +11.88% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
London median hourly rate - £47.83 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +87.50% -41.82%

.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 18,363 17,439 15,423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.11% 36.99% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,889 13,353 11,489
London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £370 £350 £320
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 100 71
London median hourly rate £39.38 £30.19 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.45% -24.54% +15.94%
10th Percentile £20.91 £19.00 £19.23
90th Percentile £62.10 £47.83 £57.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.01% +5.60%

.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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +25 170 £500 +5.26% 49
West London -8 21 £463 +19.35% 52
North London +5 14 £450 - 3
South London -32 6 £413 +26.92% 14
East London -37 4 £394 -25.00% 17
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 655 (100.00%) .NET
2 553 (84.43%) C#
3 342 (52.21%) SQL Server
4 327 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
5 309 (47.18%) SQL
6 288 (43.97%) Entity Framework
7 253 (38.63%) MVC
8 244 (37.25%) AngularJS
9 242 (36.95%) ASP.NET
10 234 (35.73%) JavaScript
11 196 (29.92%) TDD
12 174 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 167 (25.50%) HTML
14 159 (24.27%) Finance
15 158 (24.12%) Microsoft
16 157 (23.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 152 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
18 144 (21.98%) WCF
19 121 (18.47%) CSS
20 115 (17.56%) jQuery
21 111 (16.95%) WPF
21 111 (16.95%) HTML5
22 110 (16.79%) Banking
23 109 (16.64%) Test Automation
24 103 (15.73%) TypeScript
25 101 (15.42%) REST
25 101 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
25 101 (15.42%) OO
26 91 (13.89%) Git (software)
26 91 (13.89%) .NET Core

.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 52 (7.94%) IIS
2 22 (3.36%) CMS
2 22 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.83%) Confluence
5 10 (1.53%) NServiceBus
5 10 (1.53%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.31%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.31%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.15%) Apache
10 1 (0.15%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.61%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.31%) Endur
3 2 (0.31%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 174 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.82%) Serverless
4 20 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.83%) GitHub
6 8 (1.22%) PaaS
7 7 (1.07%) BrowserStack
7 7 (1.07%) SaaS
7 7 (1.07%) Sauce Labs
8 6 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.61%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.61%) npm
9 4 (0.61%) Office 365
10 3 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.46%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.31%) G Suite
11 2 (0.31%) IaaS
11 2 (0.31%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.73%) HTTP
2 12 (1.83%) Internet
3 10 (1.53%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.92%) DNS
5 3 (0.46%) FTP
5 3 (0.46%) SMTP
5 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.31%) DHCP
6 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.31%) Firewall
6 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.15%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.15%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (52.21%) SQL Server
2 60 (9.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 48 (7.33%) MongoDB
4 45 (6.87%) NoSQL
5 43 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (5.65%) Relational Database
7 32 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (4.43%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (3.36%) Azure SQL Database
12 18 (2.75%) Redis
13 17 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (2.14%) Cosmos DB
15 13 (1.98%) Data Lake
16 7 (1.07%) KDB
16 7 (1.07%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 91 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 70 (10.69%) JIRA
3 63 (9.62%) TeamCity
3 63 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 59 (9.01%) Selenium
5 52 (7.94%) Subversion
6 39 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (4.27%) Visual Studio Team System
9 26 (3.97%) NUnit
10 24 (3.66%) Jenkins
10 24 (3.66%) WebDriver
11 22 (3.36%) SpecFlow
12 19 (2.90%) Jasmine
13 17 (2.60%) CruiseControl
14 14 (2.14%) Bitbucket
15 13 (1.98%) Visual Studio Coded UI
16 12 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
17 11 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (1.68%) webpack
General
1 159 (24.27%) Finance
2 110 (16.79%) Banking
3 85 (12.98%) Front Office
4 59 (9.01%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.44%) Publishing
5 16 (2.44%) Retail
6 13 (1.98%) Back Office
6 13 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.07%) Advertising
8 6 (0.92%) Marketing
9 4 (0.61%) Legal
10 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) French Language
11 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 549 (83.82%) Developer
2 307 (46.87%) .NET Developer
3 287 (43.82%) C# Developer
4 131 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 89 (13.59%) Angular Developer
6 62 (9.47%) Full Stack Developer
7 49 (7.48%) Azure Developer
8 45 (6.87%) Senior Developer
8 45 (6.87%) WCF Developer
9 43 (6.56%) WPF Developer
10 42 (6.41%) C# WCF Developer
11 38 (5.80%) SQL Developer
12 34 (5.19%) C# WPF Developer
12 34 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
13 33 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 27 (4.12%) Credit Risk Developer
15 27 (4.12%) Market Risk Developer
16 26 (3.97%) Software Developer
17 25 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 655 (100.00%) .NET
2 288 (43.97%) Entity Framework
3 244 (37.25%) AngularJS
4 242 (36.95%) ASP.NET
5 167 (25.50%) HTML
6 157 (23.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 152 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 144 (21.98%) WCF
9 121 (18.47%) CSS
10 115 (17.56%) jQuery
11 111 (16.95%) HTML5
11 111 (16.95%) WPF
12 101 (15.42%) REST
13 91 (13.89%) .NET Core
14 83 (12.67%) Web Services
15 76 (11.60%) React
16 64 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 63 (9.62%) Node.js
18 62 (9.47%) JSON
19 53 (8.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.38%) Fixed Income
2 60 (9.16%) Greenfield Project
3 52 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (7.02%) Fintech
5 45 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (6.56%) Hedge funds
7 29 (4.43%) Market Risk
8 28 (4.27%) Credit Risk
9 23 (3.51%) Mobile App
10 20 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (2.75%) Reinsurance
11 18 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (2.75%) User Experience
12 14 (2.14%) Graphic Design
13 11 (1.68%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.37%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.37%) Device Driver
14 9 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (1.22%) Equities
16 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 87 (13.28%) Windows
2 29 (4.43%) Windows Server
3 24 (3.66%) Linux
4 23 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 23 (3.51%) Windows 8
5 18 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.14%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.68%) Android
8 4 (0.61%) Unix
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.46%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (38.63%) MVC
3 196 (29.92%) TDD
4 109 (16.64%) Test Automation
5 101 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
5 101 (15.42%) OO
6 82 (12.52%) BDD
7 78 (11.91%) Scrum
8 72 (10.99%) MVVM
9 71 (10.84%) Unit Testing
10 68 (10.38%) SOLID
11 67 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
12 66 (10.08%) Microservices
13 65 (9.92%) Test Scripting
14 61 (9.31%) OOP
15 57 (8.70%) Multithreading
16 56 (8.55%) Integration Testing
17 54 (8.24%) SDLC
18 53 (8.09%) SOA
19 51 (7.79%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 553 (84.43%) C#
2 309 (47.18%) SQL
3 234 (35.73%) JavaScript
4 103 (15.73%) TypeScript
5 87 (13.28%) T-SQL
6 39 (5.95%) Java
7 37 (5.65%) C++
8 36 (5.50%) C
9 28 (4.27%) PowerShell
10 23 (3.51%) C++/CLI
11 18 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 18 (2.75%) VBA
12 17 (2.60%) VB.NET
13 15 (2.29%) PHP
14 11 (1.68%) Python
15 7 (1.07%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.92%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.92%) VB
17 4 (0.61%) Scala
18 3 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (7.18%) Degree
2 12 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.15%) CCNA
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.15%) CISSP
6 1 (0.15%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.15%) MCSE
6 1 (0.15%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PMP
6 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.15%) SANS
6 1 (0.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.72%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.15%) IFRS
System Software
1 32 (4.89%) Docker
2 6 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.31%) Firmware
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (3.66%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.60%) Ansible
3 3 (0.46%) Terraform
4 2 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.31%) CASB
4 2 (0.31%) Puppet
4 2 (0.31%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.15%) Salt
5 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 158 (24.12%) Microsoft
2 76 (11.60%) Oracle
3 21 (3.21%) Google
4 17 (2.60%) Red Hat
5 13 (1.98%) Sybase
6 9 (1.37%) Bloomberg
6 9 (1.37%) Northgate
6 9 (1.37%) Oneserve
7 7 (1.07%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 7 (1.07%) Perfecto Mobile
7 7 (1.07%) Reuters
7 7 (1.07%) Telerik
8 5 (0.76%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.76%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.61%) IBM
9 4 (0.61%) Nintex
9 4 (0.61%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.46%) Cadence
10 3 (0.46%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.46%) Trayport