Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 26 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 1,097 2,692 3,692
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.40% 6.76% 8.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.40% 18.48% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 2,281 3,010
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £363
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.75 £43.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.79% +3.85% +23.11%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.64 £42.50
% change year-on-year -23.30% +7.38% -1.73%

.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 5,655 14,569 17,550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.15% 36.56% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,987 10,893 13,350
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £716 £676 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 105
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +9.20% +8.75%
10th Percentile £24.85 £16.75 £19.70
90th Percentile £65.28 £102.70 £75.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year -22.22% +8.36% +3.83%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in London

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in London.

Daily rate trend for .NET in London

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in London over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in London

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in London.

Hourly rate trend for .NET in London

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing .NET in London over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +2 173 £500 -0.50% 130
West London -8 17 £380 -10.71% 26
South London -21 12 £525 +27.27% 5
East London +39 8 £425 -19.05% 30
North London -8 2 £438 -2.78% 2
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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.

1 766 (69.83%) C#
2 478 (43.57%) Azure
3 434 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
4 422 (38.47%) SQL
5 351 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 329 (29.99%) SQL Server
7 315 (28.71%) Finance
8 302 (27.53%) .NET Core
9 278 (25.34%) ASP.NET
10 268 (24.43%) AngularJS
11 239 (21.79%) DevOps
12 234 (21.33%) Microservices
13 229 (20.88%) Microsoft
14 217 (19.78%) React
15 204 (18.60%) HTML
16 187 (17.05%) Front Office
17 183 (16.68%) AWS
18 181 (16.50%) Java
19 171 (15.59%) TDD
20 162 (14.77%) Banking
21 160 (14.59%) Docker
22 159 (14.49%) Web Services
22 159 (14.49%) Windows
23 154 (14.04%) .NET Framework
24 140 (12.76%) Software Engineering
24 140 (12.76%) Python
25 136 (12.40%) Git (software)
26 130 (11.85%) CSS
27 121 (11.03%) Kubernetes
28 119 (10.85%) ASP.NET Web API

.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 72 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.92%) Confluence
3 34 (3.10%) IIS
4 18 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.46%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.19%) CMS
7 12 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (1.00%) Apache
8 11 (1.00%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.46%) nginx
10 5 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.36%) SAS
11 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.36%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.27%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.27%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 47 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.00%) Chatbot
3 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.91%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.091%) InVision
7 1 (0.091%) Sketch
7 1 (0.091%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 18 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.55%) Endur
3 5 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.36%) SunGard Martini
5 3 (0.27%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.18%) Aligne
6 2 (0.18%) RMDS
6 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.091%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.091%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.091%) Magento
7 1 (0.091%) Maximo
7 1 (0.091%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.091%) Sophis RISQUE
7 1 (0.091%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 478 (43.57%) Azure
2 183 (16.68%) AWS
3 49 (4.47%) GCP
4 47 (4.28%) Serverless
5 33 (3.01%) AWS Lambda
6 31 (2.83%) GitHub
7 30 (2.73%) PaaS
7 30 (2.73%) Power Platform
8 24 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
8 24 (2.19%) SaaS
9 21 (1.91%) OpenShift
10 18 (1.64%) Azure Functions
10 18 (1.64%) Logic Apps
10 18 (1.64%) Office 365
11 15 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
12 14 (1.28%) IaaS
13 12 (1.09%) Amazon S3
13 12 (1.09%) AWS Step Functions
13 12 (1.09%) npm
14 10 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.37%) Internet
2 36 (3.28%) Firewall
3 27 (2.46%) VPN
4 25 (2.28%) WAN
5 24 (2.19%) DMZ
5 24 (2.19%) Wireless
6 20 (1.82%) Intranet
7 10 (0.91%) RTMP
8 9 (0.82%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.55%) HTTP
9 6 (0.55%) SSH
10 4 (0.36%) DNS
10 4 (0.36%) MQTT
11 3 (0.27%) Network Security
11 3 (0.27%) SSL
12 2 (0.18%) DHCP
12 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.18%) Skype
13 1 (0.091%) FTP
13 1 (0.091%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (29.99%) SQL Server
2 71 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 56 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (5.01%) MongoDB
7 47 (4.28%) Redis
8 35 (3.19%) Big Data
9 34 (3.10%) Relational Database
10 27 (2.46%) MySQL
10 27 (2.46%) Power BI
11 26 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (1.82%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
14 19 (1.73%) Triplestore
15 18 (1.64%) Data Lake
15 18 (1.64%) OLAP
16 17 (1.55%) Cosmos DB
17 14 (1.28%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 136 (12.40%) Git (software)
2 83 (7.57%) TeamCity
3 78 (7.11%) JIRA
4 62 (5.65%) Visual Studio
5 60 (5.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 56 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (4.83%) Jenkins
8 44 (4.01%) Subversion
9 25 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 23 (2.10%) Selenium
11 22 (2.01%) Bitbucket
12 21 (1.91%) SpecFlow
13 20 (1.82%) NUnit
13 20 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
14 16 (1.46%) Gradle
15 15 (1.37%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.28%) Maven
17 13 (1.19%) Cypress.io
18 12 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 12 (1.09%) MSBuild
General
1 315 (28.71%) Finance
2 187 (17.05%) Front Office
3 162 (14.77%) Banking
4 70 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 44 (4.01%) Public Sector
6 33 (3.01%) Back Office
7 22 (2.01%) Publishing
8 20 (1.82%) Marketing
9 14 (1.28%) Retail
10 11 (1.00%) Law
11 8 (0.73%) Games
12 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.64%) Police
12 7 (0.64%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.55%) Advertising
14 5 (0.46%) International Banking
14 5 (0.46%) Legal
15 4 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 699 (63.72%) Developer
2 293 (26.71%) .NET Developer
3 264 (24.07%) C# Developer
4 97 (8.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 89 (8.11%) Azure Developer
6 80 (7.29%) Senior Developer
7 72 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 72 (6.56%) SQL Developer
8 70 (6.38%) Architect
9 65 (5.93%) React Developer
10 60 (5.47%) AWS Engineer
11 55 (5.01%) Software Engineer
12 50 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
13 48 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
14 46 (4.19%) .NET Software Engineer
15 41 (3.74%) HTML Developer
16 38 (3.46%) AWS Software Engineer
17 34 (3.10%) Angular Developer
18 33 (3.01%) .NET Software Developer
18 33 (3.01%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (27.53%) .NET Core
2 278 (25.34%) ASP.NET
3 268 (24.43%) AngularJS
4 217 (19.78%) React
5 204 (18.60%) HTML
6 159 (14.49%) Web Services
7 154 (14.04%) .NET Framework
8 130 (11.85%) CSS
9 119 (10.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 110 (10.03%) ASP.NET Core
11 97 (8.84%) HTML5
12 88 (8.02%) WPF
13 87 (7.93%) Node.js
14 79 (7.20%) RESTful
15 75 (6.84%) Vue.js
16 69 (6.29%) WCF
17 67 (6.11%) REST
18 66 (6.02%) Entity Framework
19 56 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
20 47 (4.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 118 (10.76%) Fixed Income
2 113 (10.30%) Derivative
3 95 (8.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 82 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
5 72 (6.56%) Equities
6 69 (6.29%) Hedge funds
7 62 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
8 55 (5.01%) User Experience
9 29 (2.64%) Cloud Native
10 26 (2.37%) Data Centre
11 24 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
12 20 (1.82%) PKI
13 17 (1.55%) Blog
13 17 (1.55%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.55%) Virtual Team
14 16 (1.46%) Taxonomies
15 15 (1.37%) Management Information System
15 15 (1.37%) Robotics
16 14 (1.28%) Credit Risk
16 14 (1.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 159 (14.49%) Windows
2 77 (7.02%) Linux
3 24 (2.19%) Windows Server
4 19 (1.73%) Android
5 15 (1.37%) Unix
6 13 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.00%) CentOS
8 4 (0.36%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.091%) AIX
11 1 (0.091%) HPUX
11 1 (0.091%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (21.79%) DevOps
3 234 (21.33%) Microservices
4 171 (15.59%) TDD
5 140 (12.76%) Software Engineering
6 118 (10.76%) MVC
7 112 (10.21%) Scrum
8 108 (9.85%) Asset Management
9 99 (9.02%) Migration
9 99 (9.02%) Test Automation
10 95 (8.66%) Fintech
11 87 (7.93%) SDLC
12 86 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
13 85 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
14 79 (7.20%) BDD
15 78 (7.11%) Investment Management
16 75 (6.84%) Unit Testing
17 66 (6.02%) OO
18 61 (5.56%) SOLID
19 59 (5.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 766 (69.83%) C#
2 422 (38.47%) SQL
3 351 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 181 (16.50%) Java
5 140 (12.76%) Python
6 86 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 85 (7.75%) PowerShell
8 83 (7.57%) TypeScript
9 71 (6.47%) C++
10 59 (5.38%) VB.NET
11 55 (5.01%) VBA
12 22 (2.01%) VB
13 15 (1.37%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.28%) Kotlin
14 14 (1.28%) PHP
14 14 (1.28%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.28%) R
14 14 (1.28%) SPARQL
15 13 (1.19%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (5.93%) Degree
2 44 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 40 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.10%) CISSP
4 23 (2.10%) Master's Degree
5 14 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (0.36%) CCENT
10 4 (0.36%) CCNA
10 4 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.27%) ISEB
11 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.83%) QA
2 7 (0.64%) Solvency II
3 5 (0.46%) MiFID
4 4 (0.36%) NIST
5 3 (0.27%) EMIR
5 3 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (0.27%) SLA
6 2 (0.18%) GDPR
6 2 (0.18%) WCAG
7 1 (0.091%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.091%) GxP
7 1 (0.091%) HL7
7 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.091%) PMO
System Software
1 160 (14.59%) Docker
2 55 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.36%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.18%) LXC
6 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.091%) IAG
6 1 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.091%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 121 (11.03%) Kubernetes
2 34 (3.10%) Ansible
2 34 (3.10%) Terraform
3 11 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (0.91%) Puppet
5 8 (0.73%) FortiGate
6 6 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.36%) Grafana
7 4 (0.36%) Kibana
7 4 (0.36%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.27%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.18%) Control-M
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.091%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.091%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.091%) MIIS
10 1 (0.091%) WMI
Vendors
1 229 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 111 (10.12%) Oracle
3 35 (3.19%) Google
4 33 (3.01%) Databricks
5 30 (2.73%) Atlassian
6 27 (2.46%) DevExpress
7 20 (1.82%) StreamSets
8 18 (1.64%) Cisco
8 18 (1.64%) SAP
9 17 (1.55%) CyberArk
10 16 (1.46%) Cognos
10 16 (1.46%) OpenLink
11 15 (1.37%) Adobe
12 14 (1.28%) VMware
12 14 (1.28%) Xamarin
13 12 (1.09%) RedGate
13 12 (1.09%) Tableau
14 10 (0.91%) Sitecore
15 9 (0.82%) TIBCO
16 8 (0.73%) SunGard