Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 2,136 3,440 3,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.10% 7.84% 7.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.79% 20.31% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,683 2,812 2,780
London median daily rate £500 £505 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +4.39% +7.50%
10th Percentile £375 £371 £350
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £452 £425
% change year-on-year -0.33% +6.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.82% -11.29%
10th Percentile £20.00 £24.35 £39.61
90th Percentile £51.40 £64.25 £173.63
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +14.80%

.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 10,791 16,941 16,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.86% 38.62% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,891 12,735 13,075
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £373 £350
90th Percentile £698 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.11% +4.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 70 98
London median hourly rate £47.83 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% +2.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £24.50 £24.11 £20.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.37% +3.79% -

.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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 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 +2 470 £500 - 262
West London +10 84 £450 -5.26% 124
South London +21 61 £425 -3.95% 51
East London -15 12 £600 +9.09% 60
North London -9 9 £525 +16.67% 10
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 1,568 (73.41%) C#
2 905 (42.37%) Azure
3 863 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
4 784 (36.70%) SQL
5 732 (34.27%) SQL Server
6 723 (33.85%) JavaScript
7 617 (28.89%) Finance
8 577 (27.01%) AngularJS
9 540 (25.28%) Microsoft
10 524 (24.53%) TDD
11 480 (22.47%) ASP.NET
12 459 (21.49%) HTML
13 453 (21.21%) MVC
14 445 (20.83%) .NET Core
15 419 (19.62%) Microservices
16 390 (18.26%) CSS
17 361 (16.90%) React
18 347 (16.25%) DevOps
19 321 (15.03%) AWS
20 318 (14.89%) .NET Framework
21 288 (13.48%) ASP.NET Web API
22 276 (12.92%) Java
23 254 (11.89%) Scrum
24 247 (11.56%) Web Services
25 235 (11.00%) Python
26 228 (10.67%) Git (software)
27 227 (10.63%) Software Engineering
28 224 (10.49%) Front Office
29 218 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC
30 213 (9.97%) BDD

.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 94 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 75 (3.51%) IIS
3 65 (3.04%) CMS
4 53 (2.48%) Umbraco
5 51 (2.39%) Confluence
6 33 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
7 32 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
8 18 (0.84%) Apache
8 18 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (0.75%) Kentico
10 15 (0.70%) EPiServer
11 14 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.56%) NServiceBus
12 12 (0.56%) SAS
13 11 (0.51%) nginx
14 10 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.33%) JBoss
15 7 (0.33%) Mendix
15 7 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 73 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.19%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.094%) Sketch
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.047%) InVision
9 1 (0.047%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 47 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.47%) Endur
4 5 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
4 5 (0.23%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.19%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
6 3 (0.14%) Magento
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.094%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.094%) Orchestrade
8 1 (0.047%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.047%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.047%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.047%) iTrent
8 1 (0.047%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.047%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 905 (42.37%) Azure
2 321 (15.03%) AWS
3 120 (5.62%) Serverless
4 88 (4.12%) PaaS
5 85 (3.98%) Power Platform
6 68 (3.18%) Azure Functions
7 61 (2.86%) GCP
8 57 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
9 46 (2.15%) GitHub
10 43 (2.01%) SaaS
11 37 (1.73%) Amazon S3
12 36 (1.69%) IaaS
13 34 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
13 34 (1.59%) Office 365
14 33 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
15 29 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
15 29 (1.36%) npm
16 26 (1.22%) OpenShift
17 24 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
18 17 (0.80%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.98%) Firewall
2 16 (0.75%) Network Security
3 14 (0.66%) AMQP
4 12 (0.56%) HTTP
5 11 (0.51%) DNS
6 9 (0.42%) Internet
7 7 (0.33%) Intranet
7 7 (0.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.28%) SSL
9 5 (0.23%) RTMP
10 4 (0.19%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.19%) Skype
11 3 (0.14%) Extranet
12 2 (0.094%) DHCP
12 2 (0.094%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.047%) FTP
13 1 (0.047%) SAN
13 1 (0.047%) SMTP
13 1 (0.047%) VLAN
13 1 (0.047%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 732 (34.27%) SQL Server
2 147 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 131 (6.13%) NoSQL
4 96 (4.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 92 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 91 (4.26%) MySQL
7 87 (4.07%) MongoDB
8 84 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 82 (3.84%) Power BI
10 79 (3.70%) Relational Database
11 65 (3.04%) Cosmos DB
11 65 (3.04%) Redis
12 54 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
13 50 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 50 (2.34%) Oracle Database
14 49 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
15 43 (2.01%) Data Lake
16 40 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
17 38 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
17 38 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 228 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 170 (7.96%) TeamCity
3 156 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 148 (6.93%) Visual Studio
5 125 (5.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 94 (4.40%) JIRA
7 82 (3.84%) Jenkins
8 77 (3.60%) NUnit
9 72 (3.37%) Moq
9 72 (3.37%) Selenium
10 67 (3.14%) SpecFlow
11 56 (2.62%) Visual Studio Team System
12 49 (2.29%) Subversion
13 42 (1.97%) MSTest
14 23 (1.08%) MSBuild
15 21 (0.98%) webpack
16 20 (0.94%) Artifactory
17 19 (0.89%) gulp
18 14 (0.66%) JUnit
19 13 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 617 (28.89%) Finance
2 224 (10.49%) Front Office
3 203 (9.50%) Banking
4 70 (3.28%) Law
5 53 (2.48%) Public Sector
6 47 (2.20%) Retail
7 45 (2.11%) Back Office
8 38 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 37 (1.73%) Marketing
10 20 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.75%) Legal
12 14 (0.66%) Police
13 10 (0.47%) Games
13 10 (0.47%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.37%) Publishing
15 7 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.28%) Electronics
16 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.23%) International Banking
17 5 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,458 (68.26%) Developer
2 665 (31.13%) .NET Developer
3 503 (23.55%) C# Developer
4 242 (11.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 185 (8.66%) Senior Developer
6 169 (7.91%) Architect
7 165 (7.72%) Full Stack Developer
8 144 (6.74%) Azure Developer
9 118 (5.52%) SQL Developer
10 117 (5.48%) Angular Developer
11 113 (5.29%) React Developer
12 87 (4.07%) Senior .NET Developer
13 85 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
14 80 (3.75%) Software Developer
15 72 (3.37%) Software Engineer
16 66 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
16 66 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
17 59 (2.76%) ASP.NET Developer
18 52 (2.43%) Azure Engineer
18 52 (2.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 577 (27.01%) AngularJS
2 480 (22.47%) ASP.NET
3 459 (21.49%) HTML
4 445 (20.83%) .NET Core
5 390 (18.26%) CSS
6 361 (16.90%) React
7 318 (14.89%) .NET Framework
8 288 (13.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 247 (11.56%) Web Services
10 218 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 161 (7.54%) Node.js
12 152 (7.12%) REST
13 141 (6.60%) RESTful
14 134 (6.27%) Entity Framework
15 130 (6.09%) jQuery
16 115 (5.38%) JSON
17 112 (5.24%) Vue.js
18 109 (5.10%) HTML5
18 109 (5.10%) WCF
19 103 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
2 144 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (5.43%) Hedge funds
4 96 (4.49%) Derivative
5 80 (3.75%) Fixed Income
6 75 (3.51%) Equities
7 72 (3.37%) User Experience
8 70 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 50 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 36 (1.69%) W3C
11 33 (1.54%) Cloud Native
12 26 (1.22%) Reference Data
13 24 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
14 21 (0.98%) Algorithms
14 21 (0.98%) Public Cloud
14 21 (0.98%) Virtual Team
15 19 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
16 17 (0.80%) Blog
16 17 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 146 (6.84%) Windows
2 98 (4.59%) Linux
3 27 (1.26%) Windows Server
4 21 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.84%) Android
5 18 (0.84%) Unix
6 13 (0.61%) CentOS
7 11 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.28%) VMS
9 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.19%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.094%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.047%) SUSE
13 1 (0.047%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.047%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (24.53%) TDD
3 453 (21.21%) MVC
4 419 (19.62%) Microservices
5 347 (16.25%) DevOps
6 254 (11.89%) Scrum
7 227 (10.63%) Software Engineering
8 213 (9.97%) BDD
9 208 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
10 202 (9.46%) Test Automation
11 152 (7.12%) OO
12 151 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
13 134 (6.27%) Web Development
14 133 (6.23%) Unit Testing
15 128 (5.99%) SDLC
16 121 (5.66%) SOLID
17 113 (5.29%) Analytics
18 109 (5.10%) Fintech
18 109 (5.10%) Front End Development
19 98 (4.59%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1,568 (73.41%) C#
2 784 (36.70%) SQL
3 723 (33.85%) JavaScript
4 276 (12.92%) Java
5 235 (11.00%) Python
6 159 (7.44%) T-SQL
7 145 (6.79%) TypeScript
8 142 (6.65%) PowerShell
9 111 (5.20%) C++
10 87 (4.07%) VB.NET
11 59 (2.76%) VBA
12 39 (1.83%) F#
13 37 (1.73%) R
14 35 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 31 (1.45%) PHP
16 26 (1.22%) Ruby
17 25 (1.17%) VB
18 21 (0.98%) Go
19 15 (0.70%) Bash Shell
19 15 (0.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 91 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 84 (3.93%) Degree
3 67 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.51%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.37%) CCENT
8 8 (0.37%) CCNA
8 8 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.37%) MCITP
8 8 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (0.28%) ISEB
9 6 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.23%) MCSE
10 5 (0.23%) MCTS
10 5 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.19%) MCP
12 3 (0.14%) CISSP
12 3 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.75%) QA
2 38 (1.78%) WCAG
3 13 (0.61%) MiFID
4 10 (0.47%) SLA
5 8 (0.37%) NIST
6 4 (0.19%) PMO
7 3 (0.14%) IFRS
8 2 (0.094%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.047%) Basel III
9 1 (0.047%) COBIT
9 1 (0.047%) GxP
9 1 (0.047%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.047%) PSD2
System Software
1 211 (9.88%) Docker
2 60 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.33%) VMware NSX
5 6 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.094%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.047%) Corosync
8 1 (0.047%) Postfix
8 1 (0.047%) Varnish
8 1 (0.047%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 175 (8.19%) Kubernetes
2 42 (1.97%) Ansible
3 41 (1.92%) Terraform
4 19 (0.89%) Puppet
5 18 (0.84%) MIIS
6 17 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.47%) Kibana
8 9 (0.42%) logstash
9 8 (0.37%) SCOM
9 8 (0.37%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.19%) Salt
11 4 (0.19%) SCCM
12 3 (0.14%) Control-M
12 3 (0.14%) Packer
13 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 2 (0.094%) SCOrch
14 1 (0.047%) ITRS Geneos
14 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 540 (25.28%) Microsoft
2 167 (7.82%) Oracle
3 68 (3.18%) Sitecore
4 49 (2.29%) Google
5 44 (2.06%) Remedy
6 39 (1.83%) Tableau
7 26 (1.22%) Xamarin
8 24 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 24 (1.12%) Cognos
9 23 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
10 19 (0.89%) SAP
11 15 (0.70%) DevExpress
11 15 (0.70%) UiPath
11 15 (0.70%) VMware
12 14 (0.66%) Blue Prism
12 14 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.61%) OpenLink
14 11 (0.51%) Citrix
14 11 (0.51%) IBM
14 11 (0.51%) TIBCO