Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 3,197 3,543 2,818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.57% 7.68% 6.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.51% 21.17% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,614 2,858 2,232
London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £633
England median daily rate £460 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +5.14% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 13
London median hourly rate £36.25 £44.67 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.84% -6.62% -30.93%
10th Percentile £26.10 £34.00 £21.86
90th Percentile £86.25 £187.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +8.04%

.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 15,591 16,732 14,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.93% 36.25% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,695 12,838 10,591
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £370 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £443
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.22% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 125 89
London median hourly rate £36.00 £41.41 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.06% -7.98% +14.65%
10th Percentile £24.11 £20.83 £20.16
90th Percentile £56.50 £57.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.61% +5.16%

.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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -8 656 £500 +5.26% 257
West London +2 122 £475 +5.56% 118
South London +14 92 £435 +19.18% 24
East London -11 61 £550 +4.76% 39
North London +11 34 £450 +9.09% 14
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 2,298 (71.88%) C#
2 1,444 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1,161 (36.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,091 (34.13%) SQL Server
5 1,088 (34.03%) SQL
6 1,026 (32.09%) JavaScript
7 854 (26.71%) AngularJS
8 848 (26.52%) Finance
9 819 (25.62%) ASP.NET
10 799 (24.99%) MVC
11 719 (22.49%) Microsoft
12 676 (21.14%) TDD
13 627 (19.61%) HTML
14 570 (17.83%) .NET Framework
15 531 (16.61%) ASP.NET Web API
16 514 (16.08%) DevOps
17 500 (15.64%) CSS
18 498 (15.58%) Microservices
19 489 (15.30%) Scrum
20 483 (15.11%) .NET Core
21 409 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
22 405 (12.67%) Java
23 391 (12.23%) React
24 369 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
25 367 (11.48%) Git (software)
26 365 (11.42%) Banking
27 348 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
28 334 (10.45%) BDD
29 329 (10.29%) Windows
30 320 (10.01%) REST

.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
1 185 (5.79%) IIS
2 140 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 83 (2.60%) CMS
4 80 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 65 (2.03%) Umbraco
6 50 (1.56%) Confluence
7 44 (1.38%) WebSphere
8 43 (1.35%) Apache
9 41 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 39 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
11 29 (0.91%) nginx
12 28 (0.88%) Jetty
13 27 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
14 26 (0.81%) Mongrel
15 25 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (0.50%) Skype for Business
17 12 (0.38%) Apache Spark
17 12 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (0.34%) Apache Solr
19 10 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 108 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.094%) InVision
6 1 (0.031%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.031%) Stata
Business Applications
1 97 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.63%) Endur
3 13 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
5 10 (0.31%) RMDS
6 8 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.22%) Sentinel
8 6 (0.19%) R3 Corda
9 4 (0.13%) Relativity
10 3 (0.094%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 3 (0.094%) Magento
10 3 (0.094%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.094%) OpenLink RightAngle
10 3 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.063%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.063%) Infor SunSystems
11 2 (0.063%) SDL Web 8
12 1 (0.031%) Summit
12 1 (0.031%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,161 (36.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 409 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
3 105 (3.28%) PaaS
4 101 (3.16%) Serverless
5 80 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
6 65 (2.03%) SaaS
7 61 (1.91%) Azure Functions
8 57 (1.78%) Office 365
9 56 (1.75%) IaaS
10 52 (1.63%) GitHub
10 52 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
11 48 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
11 48 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
12 40 (1.25%) OpenShift
13 39 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
14 30 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
15 26 (0.81%) Google App Engine
16 25 (0.78%) Apigee
17 23 (0.72%) npm
18 19 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.10%) SSL
2 60 (1.88%) HTTP
3 54 (1.69%) DNS
4 43 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 42 (1.31%) Internet
6 37 (1.16%) Firewall
7 32 (1.00%) DHCP
8 30 (0.94%) FTP
9 27 (0.84%) IPsec
10 26 (0.81%) AMQP
11 24 (0.75%) Intranet
12 16 (0.50%) SAN
13 14 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (0.44%) iSCSI
14 13 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (0.34%) SNMP
16 9 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (0.28%) Cisco Firepower
16 9 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (0.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,091 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 183 (5.72%) NoSQL
3 162 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 126 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 122 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 114 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 102 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 94 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
9 90 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 82 (2.56%) Cosmos DB
11 75 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 72 (2.25%) Data Lake
13 62 (1.94%) MySQL
14 61 (1.91%) Big Data
15 59 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
16 58 (1.81%) Power BI
17 48 (1.50%) Redis
18 46 (1.44%) Oracle Database
19 43 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
20 38 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 367 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 272 (8.51%) TeamCity
3 260 (8.13%) Jenkins
4 244 (7.63%) Visual Studio
5 194 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 182 (5.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 166 (5.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 164 (5.13%) Selenium
9 153 (4.79%) JIRA
10 133 (4.16%) SpecFlow
11 108 (3.38%) NUnit
12 81 (2.53%) Subversion
13 55 (1.72%) Moq
14 43 (1.35%) Cucumber
14 43 (1.35%) Jasmine
15 37 (1.16%) Bitbucket
16 35 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
16 35 (1.09%) MSTest
17 34 (1.06%) WebDriver
18 31 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 848 (26.52%) Finance
2 365 (11.42%) Banking
3 265 (8.29%) Front Office
4 100 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 95 (2.97%) Retail
6 71 (2.22%) Back Office
7 68 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 60 (1.88%) Law
9 50 (1.56%) Legal
10 31 (0.97%) French Language
11 27 (0.84%) Marketing
12 25 (0.78%) Games
13 19 (0.59%) Advertising
13 19 (0.59%) German Language
14 15 (0.47%) Telecoms
15 13 (0.41%) Automotive
15 13 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.28%) Publishing
17 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,275 (71.16%) Developer
2 1,125 (35.19%) .NET Developer
3 917 (28.68%) C# Developer
4 481 (15.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 273 (8.54%) Full Stack Developer
6 270 (8.45%) Senior Developer
7 254 (7.94%) Angular Developer
8 215 (6.73%) Azure Developer
9 186 (5.82%) SQL Developer
10 180 (5.63%) Architect
11 154 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
12 145 (4.54%) React Developer
13 143 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
14 114 (3.57%) Software Developer
15 104 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
16 100 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
17 94 (2.94%) Analyst
17 94 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
18 89 (2.78%) WPF Developer
19 76 (2.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 854 (26.71%) AngularJS
2 819 (25.62%) ASP.NET
3 627 (19.61%) HTML
4 570 (17.83%) .NET Framework
5 531 (16.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 500 (15.64%) CSS
7 483 (15.11%) .NET Core
8 391 (12.23%) React
9 369 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 320 (10.01%) REST
11 298 (9.32%) HTML5
12 275 (8.60%) Web Services
13 267 (8.35%) RESTful
14 257 (8.04%) Entity Framework
15 247 (7.73%) jQuery
16 241 (7.54%) WPF
17 239 (7.48%) WCF
18 221 (6.91%) Node.js
19 202 (6.32%) JSON
20 157 (4.91%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 271 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
2 210 (6.57%) Fintech
3 193 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 148 (4.63%) Hedge funds
5 147 (4.60%) User Experience
6 93 (2.91%) Fixed Income
7 91 (2.85%) Derivative
8 83 (2.60%) Mobile App
9 76 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
10 63 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
11 55 (1.72%) Algorithms
12 47 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 36 (1.13%) Data Structures
13 36 (1.13%) OTC Derivatives
14 27 (0.84%) Digital Media
15 26 (0.81%) Equities
16 21 (0.66%) Market Risk
17 18 (0.56%) Reinsurance
18 17 (0.53%) Credit Risk
18 17 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 329 (10.29%) Windows
2 141 (4.41%) Linux
3 91 (2.85%) Windows Server
4 42 (1.31%) Unix
5 39 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.09%) Android
7 25 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 15 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.13%) Solaris
13 4 (0.13%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.094%) CentOS
15 2 (0.063%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.063%) zOS
16 1 (0.031%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.031%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,444 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
2 799 (24.99%) MVC
3 676 (21.14%) TDD
4 514 (16.08%) DevOps
5 498 (15.58%) Microservices
6 489 (15.30%) Scrum
7 348 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
8 334 (10.45%) BDD
9 296 (9.26%) Test Automation
10 269 (8.41%) Software Engineering
11 251 (7.85%) Unit Testing
12 233 (7.29%) SOLID
13 225 (7.04%) Web Development
14 213 (6.66%) OO
15 181 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
16 172 (5.38%) Multithreading
17 158 (4.94%) SDLC
18 153 (4.79%) E-Commerce
19 140 (4.38%) Migration
20 139 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,298 (71.88%) C#
2 1,088 (34.03%) SQL
3 1,026 (32.09%) JavaScript
4 405 (12.67%) Java
5 248 (7.76%) PowerShell
6 240 (7.51%) TypeScript
7 196 (6.13%) T-SQL
8 186 (5.82%) Python
9 144 (4.50%) C++
10 136 (4.25%) VB.NET
11 116 (3.63%) VBA
12 114 (3.57%) VB
13 55 (1.72%) PL/SQL
14 54 (1.69%) Ruby
15 52 (1.63%) Bash Shell
16 51 (1.60%) PHP
17 34 (1.06%) C
17 34 (1.06%) Scala
18 24 (0.75%) Shell Script
19 22 (0.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 129 (4.04%) Degree
2 88 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 61 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 25 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.38%) PhD
8 8 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.19%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.19%) SANS
10 4 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.094%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.094%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.094%) ISEB
11 3 (0.094%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.094%) MCP
11 3 (0.094%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.094%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (5.94%) QA
2 17 (0.53%) GDPR
3 7 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.22%) GxP
4 6 (0.19%) HL7
5 5 (0.16%) PSD2
6 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.13%) ISO 15022
6 4 (0.13%) ISO 20022
6 4 (0.13%) SLA
7 3 (0.094%) MiFID
7 3 (0.094%) WCAG
8 2 (0.063%) IFRS
8 2 (0.063%) SEPA
8 2 (0.063%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.031%) COREP
9 1 (0.031%) FATCA
9 1 (0.031%) FINREP
9 1 (0.031%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.031%) PMO
System Software
1 251 (7.85%) Docker
2 94 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.81%) Xen
5 22 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.56%) XenApp
7 16 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.094%) Firmware
8 3 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.063%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.063%) etcd
9 2 (0.063%) flannel
9 2 (0.063%) HDFS
9 2 (0.063%) LXC
9 2 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.031%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.031%) KVM
10 1 (0.031%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.031%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.031%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 173 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 92 (2.88%) Ansible
3 81 (2.53%) Terraform
4 68 (2.13%) Puppet
5 30 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (0.88%) SCCM
7 24 (0.75%) SCOM
8 16 (0.50%) Nagios
9 15 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
9 15 (0.47%) SCOrch
10 13 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 12 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 11 (0.34%) QRadar
12 11 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 9 (0.28%) Kibana
15 7 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.22%) HP Fortify
15 7 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
15 7 (0.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 719 (22.49%) Microsoft
2 241 (7.54%) Oracle
3 73 (2.28%) Google
4 61 (1.91%) Sitecore
5 59 (1.85%) Citrix
6 40 (1.25%) Telerik
7 38 (1.19%) Splunk
8 36 (1.13%) VMware
9 31 (0.97%) MuleSoft
10 27 (0.84%) TIBCO
11 26 (0.81%) SAP
12 25 (0.78%) IBM
12 25 (0.78%) New Relic
13 24 (0.75%) DevExpress
14 21 (0.66%) Xamarin
15 19 (0.59%) Atlassian
16 18 (0.56%) AppDynamics
17 17 (0.53%) Dynatrace
17 17 (0.53%) OpenLink
17 17 (0.53%) Salesforce.com