Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 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 (dotNet)
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 2,708 3,735 3,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.77% 8.14% 7.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.55% 21.08% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,239 3,008 2,396
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £362 £363 £338
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £422
% change year-on-year - +6.76% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 17
London median hourly rate £44.75 £43.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +23.11% -68.18%
10th Percentile £16.03 £19.83 £14.40
90th Percentile £69.25 £77.00 £55.63
England median hourly rate £45.32 £42.50 £43.13
% change year-on-year +6.63% -1.45% +11.29%

.NET 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 14,598 17,715 15,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.48% 38.61% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,924 13,450 11,583
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £375 £367 £350
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 103 102
London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £16.88 £20.48 £19.03
90th Percentile £97.75 £76.50 £52.95
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.95% +4.22% +11.11%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in London

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in London

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in London over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in London

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in London

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in London over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in London

.NET
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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 -8 589 £505 +1.00% 276
West London +2 122 £425 -5.56% 118
South London +52 95 £413 +6.45% 38
North London +13 30 £450 -5.26% 18
East London -34 19 £525 - 58
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 2,066 (76.29%) C#
2 1,163 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
3 1,023 (37.78%) SQL
4 1,004 (37.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 895 (33.05%) JavaScript
6 883 (32.61%) SQL Server
7 818 (30.21%) Finance
8 739 (27.29%) AngularJS
9 656 (24.22%) TDD
10 650 (24.00%) ASP.NET
11 648 (23.93%) MVC
12 610 (22.53%) Microsoft
13 552 (20.38%) .NET Core
14 525 (19.39%) Microservices
15 523 (19.31%) HTML
16 512 (18.91%) .NET Framework
17 503 (18.57%) ASP.NET Web API
18 466 (17.21%) CSS
19 426 (15.73%) DevOps
20 357 (13.18%) Scrum
21 344 (12.70%) React
22 330 (12.19%) Java
23 329 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
24 306 (11.30%) Git (software)
25 303 (11.19%) Greenfield Project
26 297 (10.97%) Banking
27 277 (10.23%) REST
28 276 (10.19%) Web Services
29 275 (10.16%) BDD
30 263 (9.71%) Unit Testing

.NET
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
1 133 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 116 (4.28%) IIS
3 64 (2.36%) CMS
4 58 (2.14%) Umbraco
5 49 (1.81%) Confluence
6 38 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 20 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (0.63%) EPiServer
12 15 (0.55%) Apache
13 13 (0.48%) Apache Spark
14 12 (0.44%) Ethereum
14 12 (0.44%) Hyperledger
14 12 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.41%) MS Exchange
15 11 (0.41%) Skype for Business
15 11 (0.41%) SugarCRM
16 10 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 89 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.15%) InVision
6 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.074%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.037%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.037%) Sketch
8 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 106 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.74%) Endur
3 17 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
4 13 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.44%) R3 Corda
6 11 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.37%) Magento
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.15%) Relativity
11 2 (0.074%) Primavera
12 1 (0.037%) Infor M3
12 1 (0.037%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.037%) OpenLink RightAngle
12 1 (0.037%) SDL Web 8
12 1 (0.037%) Sophis RISQUE
12 1 (0.037%) Summit
12 1 (0.037%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,004 (37.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 329 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
3 112 (4.14%) Serverless
4 93 (3.43%) Power Platform
5 89 (3.29%) PaaS
6 76 (2.81%) Office 365
7 69 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
8 64 (2.36%) SaaS
9 52 (1.92%) OpenShift
10 45 (1.66%) Azure Functions
11 44 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 41 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 41 (1.51%) IaaS
13 35 (1.29%) GitHub
13 35 (1.29%) npm
14 33 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
15 22 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (0.78%) Amazon S3
17 20 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
18 19 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.18%) Firewall
1 32 (1.18%) Internet
2 28 (1.03%) HTTP
3 24 (0.89%) AMQP
4 23 (0.85%) Intranet
5 21 (0.78%) DNS
5 21 (0.78%) SSL
6 18 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.41%) IPFS
7 11 (0.41%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 8 (0.30%) DHCP
8 8 (0.30%) SAN
8 8 (0.30%) SNMP
9 7 (0.26%) FTP
9 7 (0.26%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.22%) Network Security
11 5 (0.18%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (0.18%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 883 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 179 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 160 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 117 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 113 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 110 (4.06%) MongoDB
7 102 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 98 (3.62%) Relational Database
9 89 (3.29%) Cosmos DB
10 82 (3.03%) Power BI
11 75 (2.77%) MySQL
12 68 (2.51%) Big Data
13 65 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 61 (2.25%) Data Lake
15 51 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 49 (1.81%) Redis
16 49 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
17 45 (1.66%) Oracle Database
17 45 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
18 43 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 306 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 176 (6.50%) TeamCity
3 175 (6.46%) Visual Studio
4 139 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 122 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 117 (4.32%) JIRA
7 112 (4.14%) NUnit
8 103 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 103 (3.80%) Selenium
9 91 (3.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 78 (2.88%) SpecFlow
11 44 (1.62%) webpack
12 41 (1.51%) Subversion
13 37 (1.37%) Jasmine
14 36 (1.33%) Bitbucket
15 31 (1.14%) Moq
16 27 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
16 27 (1.00%) MSBuild
16 27 (1.00%) MSTest
17 21 (0.78%) gulp
General
1 818 (30.21%) Finance
2 297 (10.97%) Banking
3 210 (7.75%) Front Office
4 87 (3.21%) Retail
5 67 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 67 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 56 (2.07%) Back Office
7 52 (1.92%) Law
8 44 (1.62%) Legal
9 40 (1.48%) Marketing
10 20 (0.74%) Publishing
11 17 (0.63%) Advertising
12 15 (0.55%) Games
12 15 (0.55%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.37%) Electronics
14 10 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.30%) French Language
15 8 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,938 (71.57%) Developer
2 956 (35.30%) .NET Developer
3 698 (25.78%) C# Developer
4 377 (13.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 295 (10.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 220 (8.12%) Senior Developer
7 194 (7.16%) Angular Developer
8 172 (6.35%) Architect
9 153 (5.65%) Azure Developer
10 146 (5.39%) SQL Developer
11 130 (4.80%) React Developer
12 127 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
13 100 (3.69%) ASP.NET Developer
14 90 (3.32%) Software Developer
15 84 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
16 82 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
17 79 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
18 74 (2.73%) Analyst
19 70 (2.58%) Lead Developer
20 65 (2.40%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 739 (27.29%) AngularJS
2 650 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 552 (20.38%) .NET Core
4 523 (19.31%) HTML
5 512 (18.91%) .NET Framework
6 503 (18.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 466 (17.21%) CSS
8 344 (12.70%) React
9 277 (10.23%) REST
10 276 (10.19%) Web Services
11 250 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 225 (8.31%) Entity Framework
13 218 (8.05%) RESTful
14 200 (7.39%) HTML5
15 190 (7.02%) Node.js
16 172 (6.35%) WCF
17 153 (5.65%) jQuery
18 150 (5.54%) WPF
19 142 (5.24%) Angular 2
20 134 (4.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 303 (11.19%) Greenfield Project
2 170 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (4.21%) Hedge funds
4 103 (3.80%) Derivative
5 88 (3.25%) User Experience
6 78 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 64 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 59 (2.18%) Data Protection Act
9 55 (2.03%) Equities
10 51 (1.88%) Fixed Income
11 49 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 49 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
12 32 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 30 (1.11%) Digital Media
14 27 (1.00%) Management Information System
15 25 (0.92%) Data Structures
16 22 (0.81%) Cloud Native
17 18 (0.66%) Credit Risk
18 17 (0.63%) Market Risk
19 16 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 207 (7.64%) Windows
2 116 (4.28%) Linux
3 42 (1.55%) Windows Server
4 27 (1.00%) Android
4 27 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.63%) Unix
6 12 (0.44%) Mac OS
6 12 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.33%) CentOS
10 6 (0.22%) CoreOS
10 6 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.18%) Solaris
12 4 (0.15%) VMS
12 4 (0.15%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.074%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.037%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,163 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (24.22%) TDD
3 648 (23.93%) MVC
4 525 (19.39%) Microservices
5 426 (15.73%) DevOps
6 357 (13.18%) Scrum
7 275 (10.16%) BDD
8 263 (9.71%) Unit Testing
9 255 (9.42%) Software Engineering
10 254 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
11 232 (8.57%) Test Automation
12 221 (8.16%) SOLID
13 192 (7.09%) Fintech
14 187 (6.91%) SDLC
15 182 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
16 174 (6.43%) OO
17 157 (5.80%) Web Development
18 144 (5.32%) CRM
18 144 (5.32%) SOA
19 142 (5.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,066 (76.29%) C#
2 1,023 (37.78%) SQL
3 895 (33.05%) JavaScript
4 330 (12.19%) Java
5 221 (8.16%) TypeScript
6 214 (7.90%) T-SQL
7 200 (7.39%) Python
8 175 (6.46%) PowerShell
9 158 (5.83%) VB.NET
10 119 (4.39%) C++
11 83 (3.06%) VBA
12 77 (2.84%) VB
13 63 (2.33%) PHP
14 56 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 44 (1.62%) PL/SQL
16 41 (1.51%) Ruby
17 33 (1.22%) ES6
18 27 (1.00%) F#
19 25 (0.92%) Perl
20 24 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 134 (4.95%) Degree
2 60 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 36 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (0.59%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.52%) SANS
7 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.22%) HND
9 6 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.22%) PhD
10 5 (0.18%) MCSE
11 4 (0.15%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.11%) GPEN
12 3 (0.11%) GWAPT
12 3 (0.11%) GXPN
12 3 (0.11%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.11%) MCITP
12 3 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (5.10%) QA
2 7 (0.26%) GDPR
2 7 (0.26%) SLA
3 6 (0.22%) HL7
4 5 (0.18%) GxP
5 4 (0.15%) PSD2
6 2 (0.074%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.074%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.074%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.074%) SEPA
6 2 (0.074%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.037%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.037%) EMIR
7 1 (0.037%) IFRS
7 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.037%) MiFID
7 1 (0.037%) NIST
System Software
1 263 (9.71%) Docker
2 83 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.33%) XenApp
5 8 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.15%) Xen
7 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.074%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.037%) KVM
9 1 (0.037%) LXC
9 1 (0.037%) Varnish
9 1 (0.037%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 198 (7.31%) Kubernetes
2 51 (1.88%) Terraform
3 50 (1.85%) Ansible
4 23 (0.85%) SCCM
5 22 (0.81%) Puppet
6 20 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (0.66%) SCOM
8 11 (0.41%) Nagios
9 10 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
9 10 (0.37%) Kibana
10 9 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (0.33%) SCOrch
10 9 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (0.22%) HP Fortify
12 6 (0.22%) Packer
12 6 (0.22%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.18%) Control-M
13 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (0.18%) MIIS
Vendors
1 610 (22.53%) Microsoft
2 176 (6.50%) Oracle
3 57 (2.10%) Sitecore
4 47 (1.74%) Google
5 33 (1.22%) Citrix
6 25 (0.92%) Telerik
7 24 (0.89%) Xamarin
8 21 (0.78%) MuleSoft
8 21 (0.78%) OpenLink
8 21 (0.78%) Tableau
9 20 (0.74%) Atlassian
10 17 (0.63%) SAP
11 16 (0.59%) Cognos
11 16 (0.59%) Splunk
11 16 (0.59%) Veracode
12 15 (0.55%) Blue Prism
13 14 (0.52%) UiPath
14 13 (0.48%) IBM
14 13 (0.48%) VMware
15 12 (0.44%) Salesforce.com