Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 3403 3099 3579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.31% 6.85% 7.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.71% 19.91% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2741 2411 2776
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £342 £313 £313
90th Percentile £650 £613 £613
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 13
London median hourly rate £46.25 £38.92 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.85% -18.64% +12.54%
10th Percentile £15.17 £23.84 £40.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £61.60 £52.17
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

.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 17269 15562 15183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.40% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 11655 11304
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 72 92
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

.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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +5 744 £475 +5.56% 132
West London -11 92 £400 +6.67% 38
South London -13 76 £375 -2.60% 8
East London -1 44 £450 +2.27% 17
North London +3 14 £375 -17.81% 11
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for .NET.

1 2458 (72.23%) C#
2 1596 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
3 1273 (37.41%) SQL Server
4 1264 (37.14%) SQL
5 1076 (31.62%) JavaScript
6 1055 (31.00%) ASP.NET
7 992 (29.15%) MVC
8 954 (28.03%) Finance
9 886 (26.04%) Microsoft
10 862 (25.33%) AngularJS
11 848 (24.92%) TDD
12 808 (23.74%) HTML
13 679 (19.95%) Microsoft Azure
14 583 (17.13%) Banking
15 580 (17.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 578 (16.99%) CSS
17 571 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
18 516 (15.16%) Scrum
19 515 (15.13%) .NET Framework
20 510 (14.99%) Java
21 468 (13.75%) WCF
22 452 (13.28%) Web Services
22 452 (13.28%) Windows
23 442 (12.99%) BDD
24 404 (11.87%) DevOps
25 385 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
26 375 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
27 364 (10.70%) jQuery
28 362 (10.64%) HTML5
29 348 (10.23%) WPF

.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
1 150 (4.41%) CMS
2 143 (4.20%) IIS
3 137 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 105 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
5 78 (2.29%) Confluence
6 59 (1.73%) NServiceBus
7 56 (1.65%) Apache
7 56 (1.65%) Umbraco
8 48 (1.41%) EPiServer
9 44 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 40 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
11 39 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
12 35 (1.03%) Tomcat
13 31 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
14 24 (0.71%) OpenStack
15 21 (0.62%) JBoss
16 17 (0.50%) Apache Solr
17 16 (0.47%) nginx
18 15 (0.44%) Kentico
18 15 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 167 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.088%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.088%) InVision
9 2 (0.059%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.029%) HipChat
10 1 (0.029%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 140 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.44%) ION MarketView
3 13 (0.38%) Endur
4 12 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
7 5 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 5 (0.15%) RMDS
8 4 (0.12%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.088%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.088%) MetaTrader
9 3 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.059%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.059%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.059%) Maximo
10 2 (0.059%) Salerio
10 2 (0.059%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.059%) SessionCam
11 1 (0.029%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 679 (19.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 375 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (1.82%) GitHub
4 58 (1.70%) PaaS
5 57 (1.67%) Office 365
6 39 (1.15%) SaaS
7 37 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
7 37 (1.09%) Serverless
8 26 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (0.73%) IaaS
9 25 (0.73%) npm
10 24 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 15 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 14 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 13 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (0.35%) Yarn
16 9 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (0.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 57 (1.67%) HTTP
2 40 (1.18%) Internet
3 39 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 33 (0.97%) Firewall
5 27 (0.79%) SSL
6 26 (0.76%) LDAP
7 24 (0.71%) Intranet
8 21 (0.62%) DNS
9 19 (0.56%) FTP
10 17 (0.50%) WAN
11 12 (0.35%) DHCP
11 12 (0.35%) IPsec
12 11 (0.32%) LAN
12 11 (0.32%) VLAN
13 9 (0.26%) Network Security
13 9 (0.26%) VPN
14 7 (0.21%) SSH
15 6 (0.18%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.18%) PPP
15 6 (0.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1273 (37.41%) SQL Server
2 302 (8.87%) NoSQL
3 192 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 166 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 160 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 157 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 146 (4.29%) Relational Database
8 132 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 83 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
10 74 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 66 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
12 60 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
13 53 (1.56%) Oracle Database
14 51 (1.50%) Big Data
14 51 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
15 47 (1.38%) MySQL
16 46 (1.35%) Hadoop
16 46 (1.35%) RavenDB
17 44 (1.29%) RDBMS
18 42 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 343 (10.08%) TeamCity
2 305 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 259 (7.61%) Visual Studio
4 249 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 240 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 199 (5.85%) JIRA
7 180 (5.29%) NUnit
8 151 (4.44%) Selenium
9 147 (4.32%) SpecFlow
10 119 (3.50%) Jenkins
11 111 (3.26%) Subversion
12 77 (2.26%) MSTest
13 66 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
14 59 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 59 (1.73%) Jasmine
15 58 (1.70%) Moq
16 49 (1.44%) Cucumber
16 49 (1.44%) Maven
17 48 (1.41%) MSBuild
18 46 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 954 (28.03%) Finance
2 583 (17.13%) Banking
3 342 (10.05%) Front Office
4 240 (7.05%) Investment Banking
5 125 (3.67%) Retail
6 70 (2.06%) Law
7 69 (2.03%) Marketing
8 65 (1.91%) Back Office
9 62 (1.82%) Financial Institution
10 51 (1.50%) Advertising
11 37 (1.09%) Legal
12 32 (0.94%) Games
13 18 (0.53%) Telecoms
14 12 (0.35%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.29%) Publishing
16 9 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
17 8 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.24%) Private Banking
18 7 (0.21%) Electronics
19 6 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2599 (76.37%) Developer
2 1217 (35.76%) .NET Developer
3 1179 (34.65%) C# Developer
4 633 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 331 (9.73%) Senior Developer
6 319 (9.37%) Full Stack Developer
7 302 (8.87%) SQL Developer
8 255 (7.49%) Angular Developer
9 200 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 177 (5.20%) Senior .NET Developer
11 169 (4.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 165 (4.85%) Architect
13 156 (4.58%) Analyst
14 151 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
15 145 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 145 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
16 141 (4.14%) WPF Developer
17 126 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
18 124 (3.64%) Agile Developer
19 113 (3.32%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1055 (31.00%) ASP.NET
2 862 (25.33%) AngularJS
3 808 (23.74%) HTML
4 580 (17.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 578 (16.99%) CSS
6 571 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 515 (15.13%) .NET Framework
8 468 (13.75%) WCF
9 452 (13.28%) Web Services
10 364 (10.70%) jQuery
11 362 (10.64%) HTML5
12 348 (10.23%) WPF
13 336 (9.87%) REST
14 328 (9.64%) React
15 298 (8.76%) RESTful
16 289 (8.49%) XML
17 238 (6.99%) Entity Framework
18 226 (6.64%) Node.js
19 186 (5.47%) JSON
20 172 (5.05%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 270 (7.93%) Greenfield Project
2 188 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 187 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 157 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 147 (4.32%) Derivative
5 147 (4.32%) Fixed Income
6 134 (3.94%) User Experience
7 130 (3.82%) Fintech
8 106 (3.11%) Equities
9 91 (2.67%) Hedge funds
10 85 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
11 73 (2.15%) Mobile App
12 62 (1.82%) Algorithms
13 56 (1.65%) Market Risk
14 50 (1.47%) Data Structures
15 48 (1.41%) Credit Risk
16 30 (0.88%) N-Tier
16 30 (0.88%) Public Cloud
17 27 (0.79%) W3C
18 26 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 452 (13.28%) Windows
2 148 (4.35%) Linux
3 90 (2.64%) Windows Server
4 75 (2.20%) Unix
5 68 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.59%) Android
7 26 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 22 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.21%) CentOS
11 7 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.18%) Solaris
13 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.12%) VMS
15 3 (0.088%) MVS
15 3 (0.088%) SUSE
16 2 (0.059%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.059%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1596 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
2 992 (29.15%) MVC
3 848 (24.92%) TDD
4 516 (15.16%) Scrum
5 442 (12.99%) BDD
6 404 (11.87%) DevOps
7 385 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
8 326 (9.58%) OO
9 292 (8.58%) Test Automation
10 279 (8.20%) SOLID
11 276 (8.11%) Software Engineering
12 273 (8.02%) Unit Testing
13 267 (7.85%) Web Development
14 241 (7.08%) Microservices
15 237 (6.96%) SDLC
16 201 (5.91%) E-Commerce
17 200 (5.88%) SOA
18 193 (5.67%) Front End Development
19 178 (5.23%) CRM
20 171 (5.02%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2458 (72.23%) C#
2 1264 (37.14%) SQL
3 1076 (31.62%) JavaScript
4 510 (14.99%) Java
5 324 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 231 (6.79%) PowerShell
7 195 (5.73%) Python
8 175 (5.14%) VB.NET
9 169 (4.97%) C++
10 134 (3.94%) TypeScript
11 133 (3.91%) VBA
12 90 (2.64%) VB
13 81 (2.38%) PHP
14 69 (2.03%) Ruby
15 62 (1.82%) Perl
16 48 (1.41%) PL/SQL
17 40 (1.18%) C
18 36 (1.06%) Bash Shell
19 33 (0.97%) VB6
20 32 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 210 (6.17%) Degree
2 65 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 37 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
7 12 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.32%) ISEB
8 11 (0.32%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.32%) PhD
9 8 (0.24%) AWS Certification
9 8 (0.24%) MCP
10 6 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.18%) MCITP
10 6 (0.18%) MCTS
11 5 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.15%) CISA
11 5 (0.15%) CISSP
12 4 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (4.97%) QA
2 73 (2.15%) MiFID
3 10 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.29%) SLA
4 8 (0.24%) EMIR
4 8 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.24%) WCAG
5 6 (0.18%) GAAP
6 5 (0.15%) GDPR
7 3 (0.088%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.088%) UCITS
8 2 (0.059%) HL7
8 2 (0.059%) PMO
8 2 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.059%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.029%) COBIT
9 1 (0.029%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.029%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.029%) IFRS
System Software
1 120 (3.53%) Docker
2 92 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.35%) vCloud
6 8 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.24%) Xen
7 5 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.088%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.088%) Cronacle
8 3 (0.088%) Gluster
8 3 (0.088%) HDFS
8 3 (0.088%) vSphere
9 2 (0.059%) Samba
9 2 (0.059%) XenApp
9 2 (0.059%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.029%) NFS
Systems Management
1 101 (2.97%) Puppet
2 90 (2.64%) Ansible
3 88 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.79%) Nagios
4 27 (0.79%) Terraform
5 25 (0.73%) Kubernetes
6 16 (0.47%) Control-M
7 10 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.26%) Kibana
8 9 (0.26%) SCCM
9 8 (0.24%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.21%) HP Fortify
10 7 (0.21%) Icinga
10 7 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.15%) SCOM
12 4 (0.12%) Mesos
12 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.12%) MOM
12 4 (0.12%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 886 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 239 (7.02%) Oracle
3 131 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 49 (1.44%) Apigee
5 44 (1.29%) Atlassian
5 44 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (1.15%) IBM
7 38 (1.12%) Sybase
8 35 (1.03%) DevExpress
9 33 (0.97%) VMware
10 30 (0.88%) Red Hat
10 30 (0.88%) Splunk
11 29 (0.85%) Google
12 27 (0.79%) Xamarin
13 23 (0.68%) TIBCO
14 22 (0.65%) Adobe
14 22 (0.65%) AppDynamics
14 22 (0.65%) ServiceNow
15 20 (0.59%) ION Trading
15 20 (0.59%) SAP