Period
to 17 October 2021

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 October 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 (dotNet)
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 32 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 2,131 914 2,471
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.05% 6.63% 6.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.59% 17.48% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,707 706 2,022
10th Percentile £400 £388 £363
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.82% +10.00% -0.99%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £595
90th Percentile £750 £725 £675
England median daily rate £506 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +6.42% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
10th Percentile £20.91 " £14.90
25th Percentile £26.20 £23.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year +45.83% +11.63% -50.10%
75th Percentile £39.63 £24.50 £55.50
90th Percentile £42.40 " £58.20
England median hourly rate £47.88 £25.30 £45.00
% change year-on-year +89.23% -43.78% +3.45%

.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 12,115 5,228 13,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.38% 37.93% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,088 3,874 10,152
10th Percentile £406 £361 £375
25th Percentile £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
75th Percentile £673 £625 £613
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 20 65
10th Percentile £19.91 £22.38 £19.00
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.63 £36.70
Median hourly rate £49.00 £34.23 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +43.17% -31.55% +18.30%
75th Percentile £64.56 £40.94 £53.00
90th Percentile £76.85 £50.75 £64.50
England median hourly rate £49.00 £40.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% -13.98% +11.97%

.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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021.

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 October 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 +8 273 £600 +14.29% 312
South London +11 15 £550 +4.76% 38
West London -26 7 £545 +29.99% 87
East London -12 3 £465 +9.41% 66
North London +2 2 £400 -11.11% 8
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 1,545 (72.50%) C#
2 939 (44.06%) Azure
3 913 (42.84%) SQL
4 825 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 627 (29.42%) SQL Server
6 567 (26.61%) DevOps
7 557 (26.14%) .NET Core
8 552 (25.90%) Finance
9 531 (24.92%) JavaScript
10 447 (20.98%) Banking
11 445 (20.88%) .NET Framework
12 427 (20.04%) Social Skills
13 416 (19.52%) Microservices
14 407 (19.10%) AngularJS
15 383 (17.97%) Full Stack Development
16 364 (17.08%) ASP.NET
17 363 (17.03%) Microsoft
18 343 (16.10%) TDD
19 329 (15.44%) HTML
20 327 (15.34%) Python
20 327 (15.34%) AWS
21 322 (15.11%) Oracle
22 308 (14.45%) React
23 304 (14.27%) Git (software)
24 297 (13.94%) Java
25 291 (13.66%) Software Engineering
26 272 (12.76%) Windows
27 266 (12.48%) TypeScript
28 265 (12.44%) Front Office
29 258 (12.11%) Docker

.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
1 123 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 74 (3.47%) Confluence
3 53 (2.49%) IIS
4 42 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
5 36 (1.69%) CMS
5 36 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.31%) Apache
7 21 (0.99%) Umbraco
8 14 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 13 (0.61%) nginx
10 12 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
10 12 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.56%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
12 9 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.38%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.33%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 87 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.14%) Mingle
6 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.047%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.64%) SunGard Martini
3 24 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.38%) Endur
5 6 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.094%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.094%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.047%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.047%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.047%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 939 (44.06%) Azure
2 327 (15.34%) AWS
3 190 (8.92%) Serverless
4 117 (5.49%) Power Platform
5 110 (5.16%) Azure Functions
6 104 (4.88%) PaaS
7 103 (4.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 92 (4.32%) Azure Service Bus
9 71 (3.33%) GCP
10 68 (3.19%) Azure Logic Apps
11 60 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
12 58 (2.72%) IaaS
13 56 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
14 52 (2.44%) PowerApps
15 47 (2.21%) Azure Storage
16 43 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
17 41 (1.92%) GitHub
18 39 (1.83%) Microsoft 365
19 38 (1.78%) Azure Data Factory
20 33 (1.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 33 (1.55%) HTTP
3 25 (1.17%) RTMP
4 17 (0.80%) Firewall
5 16 (0.75%) Intranet
6 14 (0.66%) DNS
6 14 (0.66%) Internet
7 12 (0.56%) Kerberos
8 10 (0.47%) SSL
9 9 (0.42%) FTP
10 8 (0.38%) Network Security
10 8 (0.38%) SMTP
11 6 (0.28%) SSH
12 5 (0.23%) DHCP
13 4 (0.19%) 2G
13 4 (0.19%) PuTTY
13 4 (0.19%) Telnet
13 4 (0.19%) WinSCP
14 3 (0.14%) Extranet
14 3 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 627 (29.42%) SQL Server
2 124 (5.82%) Relational Database
3 103 (4.83%) Azure SQL Database
4 91 (4.27%) NoSQL
5 90 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 81 (3.80%) Power BI
7 76 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 69 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 67 (3.14%) MongoDB
10 53 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
11 48 (2.25%) Data Lake
12 44 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
13 42 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
14 37 (1.74%) MySQL
15 30 (1.41%) Big Data
16 27 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 27 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (1.13%) RDBMS
17 24 (1.13%) Redis
18 23 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 304 (14.27%) Git (software)
2 174 (8.17%) JIRA
3 171 (8.02%) Visual Studio
4 160 (7.51%) Jenkins
5 142 (6.66%) TeamCity
6 94 (4.41%) Subversion
7 72 (3.38%) Bitbucket
7 72 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 58 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 56 (2.63%) SpecFlow
10 55 (2.58%) NUnit
11 52 (2.44%) Selenium
12 50 (2.35%) Artifactory
13 44 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
14 36 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
15 35 (1.64%) CppUnit
16 30 (1.41%) Mocha
16 30 (1.41%) Moq
17 29 (1.36%) Jasmine
17 29 (1.36%) Robot Framework
General
1 552 (25.90%) Finance
2 447 (20.98%) Banking
3 427 (20.04%) Social Skills
4 265 (12.44%) Front Office
5 199 (9.34%) Investment Banking
6 141 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
7 64 (3.00%) Presentation Skills
8 40 (1.88%) Public Sector
9 37 (1.74%) Marketing
10 26 (1.22%) Retail
11 23 (1.08%) Back Office
12 22 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
13 11 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.47%) Billing
14 10 (0.47%) Organisational Skills
14 10 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.42%) Influencing Skills
16 8 (0.38%) Legal
17 6 (0.28%) Law
17 6 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,336 (62.69%) Developer
2 555 (26.04%) .NET Developer
3 536 (25.15%) C# Developer
4 219 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 171 (8.02%) Full Stack Developer
6 156 (7.32%) Azure Developer
7 149 (6.99%) Senior Developer
8 131 (6.15%) Software Engineer
9 123 (5.77%) Angular Developer
10 120 (5.63%) Architect
11 103 (4.83%) React Developer
12 97 (4.55%) SQL Developer
13 86 (4.04%) Front Office Developer
14 84 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
15 83 (3.89%) Analyst
16 72 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
16 72 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
17 68 (3.19%) Azure Engineer
18 59 (2.77%) Consultant
19 56 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 557 (26.14%) .NET Core
2 445 (20.88%) .NET Framework
3 407 (19.10%) AngularJS
4 364 (17.08%) ASP.NET
5 329 (15.44%) HTML
6 308 (14.45%) React
7 256 (12.01%) CSS
8 180 (8.45%) REST
9 163 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 162 (7.60%) WPF
11 161 (7.56%) HTML5
12 158 (7.41%) Web Services
13 145 (6.80%) RESTful
14 133 (6.24%) Entity Framework
15 120 (5.63%) JSON
16 106 (4.97%) XML
17 95 (4.46%) Node.js
18 84 (3.94%) WCF
19 71 (3.33%) Reactive Extensions
20 68 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 112 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 109 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
3 89 (4.18%) Derivative
4 87 (4.08%) User Experience
5 75 (3.52%) Fixed Income
6 71 (3.33%) Cloud Native
7 53 (2.49%) Data Structures
8 50 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
9 47 (2.21%) Legacy Systems
10 42 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
11 41 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
12 39 (1.83%) Equities
13 27 (1.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 27 (1.27%) Market Risk
14 25 (1.17%) Hedge funds
15 24 (1.13%) Management Information System
16 22 (1.03%) Mobile App
17 20 (0.94%) CMDB
18 19 (0.89%) Legacy Applications
19 16 (0.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 272 (12.76%) Windows
2 114 (5.35%) Linux
3 45 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 29 (1.36%) Unix
5 14 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.38%) Android
8 8 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.047%) AIX
12 1 (0.047%) CentOS
12 1 (0.047%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.047%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.047%) VMS
12 1 (0.047%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 825 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 567 (26.61%) DevOps
3 416 (19.52%) Microservices
4 383 (17.97%) Full Stack Development
5 343 (16.10%) TDD
6 291 (13.66%) Software Engineering
7 232 (10.89%) Scrum
8 189 (8.87%) Test Automation
9 179 (8.40%) Unit Testing
10 174 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
11 172 (8.07%) MVC
12 169 (7.93%) SDLC
13 165 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
14 145 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
15 140 (6.57%) Analytics
16 127 (5.96%) OO
17 125 (5.87%) Multithreading
18 116 (5.44%) Migration
19 115 (5.40%) BDD
20 104 (4.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,545 (72.50%) C#
2 913 (42.84%) SQL
3 531 (24.92%) JavaScript
4 327 (15.34%) Python
5 297 (13.94%) Java
6 266 (12.48%) TypeScript
7 175 (8.21%) C++
8 154 (7.23%) PowerShell
9 117 (5.49%) T-SQL
10 106 (4.97%) VB.NET
11 90 (4.22%) PL/SQL
12 85 (3.99%) VBA
13 53 (2.49%) VB
14 35 (1.64%) Go
15 28 (1.31%) XAML
16 27 (1.27%) C
17 25 (1.17%) ES6
18 23 (1.08%) PHP
19 22 (1.03%) Shell Script
20 21 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (4.55%) Degree
2 75 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 60 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.38%) PhD
6 7 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.28%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.19%) CISSP
9 4 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.14%) CISA
10 3 (0.14%) CISM
10 3 (0.14%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.14%) MCSE
11 2 (0.094%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.094%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.047%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.32%) QA
2 21 (0.99%) Accessibility
3 7 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (0.19%) WCAG
5 2 (0.094%) GDPR
5 2 (0.094%) NIST
6 1 (0.047%) COBIT
6 1 (0.047%) GRC
6 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.047%) PMO
6 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.047%) Section 508
6 1 (0.047%) SLA
System Software
1 258 (12.11%) Docker
2 75 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.047%) GeoWebCache
5 1 (0.047%) HDFS
5 1 (0.047%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.047%) LXC
5 1 (0.047%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.047%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.047%) Xen
Systems Management
1 257 (12.06%) Kubernetes
2 98 (4.60%) Terraform
3 76 (3.57%) Ansible
4 48 (2.25%) BladeLogic
5 41 (1.92%) Prometheus
6 30 (1.41%) Grafana
7 26 (1.22%) ITRS Geneos
8 20 (0.94%) Puppet
9 18 (0.84%) MIIS
10 16 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (0.56%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.47%) Control-M
13 7 (0.33%) HP Fortify
13 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.28%) Istio
14 6 (0.28%) Kibana
14 6 (0.28%) SCCM
14 6 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 363 (17.03%) Microsoft
2 322 (15.11%) Oracle
3 38 (1.78%) Databricks
4 36 (1.69%) SunGard
5 35 (1.64%) FIS
6 34 (1.60%) Splunk
7 29 (1.36%) Atlassian
7 29 (1.36%) MuleSoft
8 26 (1.22%) Google
8 26 (1.22%) SAP
9 19 (0.89%) Sitecore
9 19 (0.89%) Telerik
10 18 (0.84%) IBM
11 17 (0.80%) TIBCO
12 16 (0.75%) Altiris
12 16 (0.75%) ServiceNow
13 15 (0.70%) Charles River
14 13 (0.61%) BMC
14 13 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.56%) New Relic