Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 2,422 3,776 3,451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.80% 8.13% 7.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.87% 20.71% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,944 3,095 2,777
London median daily rate £500 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +6.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £341
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
London median hourly rate £21.50 £57.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.61% +24.32% +18.85%
10th Percentile £14.90 £19.25 £15.17
90th Percentile £58.20 £74.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -4.55% +3.53% +6.25%

.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 12,834 18,235 17,545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.03% 39.26% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,525 13,750 13,398
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £375 £374 £350
90th Percentile £691 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 84 104
London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £30.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% +32.52% -24.54%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.25 £19.13
90th Percentile £78.75 £63.51 £49.63
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%

.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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -3 543 £500 - 312
West London +10 114 £450 - 128
South London +57 86 £413 -2.94% 51
North London -3 18 £450 - 11
East London -25 17 £555 +5.71% 51
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1,820 (75.14%) C#
2 967 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
3 941 (38.85%) Azure
4 876 (36.17%) SQL
5 823 (33.98%) JavaScript
6 813 (33.57%) SQL Server
7 727 (30.02%) Finance
8 646 (26.67%) TDD
9 614 (25.35%) AngularJS
10 598 (24.69%) MVC
11 595 (24.57%) Microsoft
12 589 (24.32%) ASP.NET
13 529 (21.84%) HTML
14 477 (19.69%) .NET Core
15 463 (19.12%) CSS
16 451 (18.62%) Microservices
17 415 (17.13%) .NET Framework
18 389 (16.06%) DevOps
19 374 (15.44%) ASP.NET Web API
20 364 (15.03%) React
21 312 (12.88%) AWS
22 277 (11.44%) Java
23 262 (10.82%) BDD
24 256 (10.57%) ASP.NET MVC
25 253 (10.45%) Web Services
26 243 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
27 239 (9.87%) Git (software)
28 237 (9.79%) Banking
29 230 (9.50%) Software Engineering
30 227 (9.37%) Scrum

.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
1 122 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 106 (4.38%) IIS
3 73 (3.01%) CMS
4 59 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 52 (2.15%) Confluence
6 40 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
7 32 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 22 (0.91%) EPiServer
9 21 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (0.78%) Kentico
11 16 (0.66%) Apache
11 16 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (0.62%) NServiceBus
13 10 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.37%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.33%) nginx
15 8 (0.33%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.29%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 78 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.17%) Adobe XD
5 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.083%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.083%) Sketch
8 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.041%) InVision
8 1 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.041%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 76 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.91%) Endur
3 21 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.21%) Magento
6 4 (0.17%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.17%) R3 Corda
7 3 (0.12%) FINCAD Analytics
7 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.083%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.041%) Minerva
9 1 (0.041%) Primavera
9 1 (0.041%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.041%) Sophis RISQUE
9 1 (0.041%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 941 (38.85%) Azure
2 312 (12.88%) AWS
3 134 (5.53%) Serverless
4 105 (4.34%) Power Platform
5 82 (3.39%) PaaS
6 68 (2.81%) Azure Functions
7 64 (2.64%) Dynamics 365
8 51 (2.11%) Office 365
9 48 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
10 47 (1.94%) GitHub
11 42 (1.73%) npm
12 40 (1.65%) GCP
13 39 (1.61%) IaaS
14 38 (1.57%) Amazon S3
15 36 (1.49%) SaaS
16 32 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
16 32 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
16 32 (1.32%) OpenShift
17 26 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
18 20 (0.83%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (0.99%) AMQP
1 24 (0.99%) Firewall
2 16 (0.66%) Internet
3 13 (0.54%) DNS
4 12 (0.50%) Intranet
5 9 (0.37%) Network Security
6 8 (0.33%) SSL
7 7 (0.29%) HTTP
8 5 (0.21%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.17%) FTP
9 4 (0.17%) SAN
10 3 (0.12%) Extranet
10 3 (0.12%) IPFS
10 3 (0.12%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.12%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 3 (0.12%) Skype
11 2 (0.083%) Cisco Firepower
11 2 (0.083%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.083%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.083%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 813 (33.57%) SQL Server
2 170 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 138 (5.70%) NoSQL
4 113 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 99 (4.09%) Power BI
6 85 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 77 (3.18%) Azure SQL Database
7 77 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 71 (2.93%) Cosmos DB
10 68 (2.81%) Relational Database
11 56 (2.31%) MySQL
12 52 (2.15%) Oracle Database
13 51 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
14 49 (2.02%) Data Lake
15 47 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 41 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 40 (1.65%) Redis
17 40 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
18 39 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 239 (9.87%) Git (software)
2 190 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 162 (6.69%) TeamCity
4 145 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 113 (4.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 100 (4.13%) NUnit
7 91 (3.76%) JIRA
8 89 (3.67%) Jenkins
9 77 (3.18%) Selenium
10 69 (2.85%) Moq
11 62 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
12 61 (2.52%) SpecFlow
13 44 (1.82%) MSTest
14 39 (1.61%) webpack
15 32 (1.32%) Subversion
16 24 (0.99%) gulp
17 19 (0.78%) Bitbucket
18 18 (0.74%) MSBuild
19 15 (0.62%) Cucumber
19 15 (0.62%) Maven
General
1 727 (30.02%) Finance
2 237 (9.79%) Banking
3 217 (8.96%) Front Office
4 82 (3.39%) Law
5 63 (2.60%) Retail
6 49 (2.02%) Back Office
6 49 (2.02%) Public Sector
7 48 (1.98%) Marketing
8 41 (1.69%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 24 (0.99%) Legal
11 15 (0.62%) Publishing
12 12 (0.50%) Games
12 12 (0.50%) Police
12 12 (0.50%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.33%) Advertising
14 8 (0.33%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.29%) Electronics
15 7 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,709 (70.56%) Developer
2 790 (32.62%) .NET Developer
3 623 (25.72%) C# Developer
4 305 (12.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 255 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 206 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 174 (7.18%) Architect
8 151 (6.23%) Azure Developer
9 147 (6.07%) Angular Developer
10 130 (5.37%) React Developer
11 119 (4.91%) SQL Developer
12 103 (4.25%) Senior .NET Developer
13 95 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
14 90 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
15 87 (3.59%) Software Developer
16 79 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
17 68 (2.81%) ASP.NET Developer
18 66 (2.73%) Software Engineer
19 65 (2.68%) Lead Developer
20 62 (2.56%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (25.35%) AngularJS
2 589 (24.32%) ASP.NET
3 529 (21.84%) HTML
4 477 (19.69%) .NET Core
5 463 (19.12%) CSS
6 415 (17.13%) .NET Framework
7 374 (15.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 364 (15.03%) React
9 256 (10.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 253 (10.45%) Web Services
11 206 (8.51%) REST
12 193 (7.97%) Entity Framework
13 169 (6.98%) Node.js
14 158 (6.52%) RESTful
15 157 (6.48%) jQuery
16 145 (5.99%) HTML5
17 137 (5.66%) JSON
18 134 (5.53%) WCF
19 129 (5.33%) Vue.js
20 125 (5.16%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 204 (8.42%) Greenfield Project
2 156 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 104 (4.29%) Derivative
5 80 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 77 (3.18%) Equities
7 64 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
8 61 (2.52%) Fixed Income
9 60 (2.48%) User Experience
10 40 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 36 (1.49%) W3C
12 35 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
13 33 (1.36%) Management Information System
14 22 (0.91%) Reference Data
15 21 (0.87%) Cloud Native
16 17 (0.70%) Virtual Team
17 16 (0.66%) Credit Risk
17 16 (0.66%) Digital Media
17 16 (0.66%) Public Cloud
18 15 (0.62%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 160 (6.61%) Windows
2 88 (3.63%) Linux
3 24 (0.99%) Windows Server
4 22 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.70%) Android
6 15 (0.62%) Unix
7 12 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.29%) CentOS
9 5 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.21%) VMS
9 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.17%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.041%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.041%) SUSE
13 1 (0.041%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.041%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.041%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (26.67%) TDD
3 598 (24.69%) MVC
4 451 (18.62%) Microservices
5 389 (16.06%) DevOps
6 262 (10.82%) BDD
7 243 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
8 230 (9.50%) Software Engineering
9 227 (9.37%) Scrum
10 217 (8.96%) Test Automation
11 186 (7.68%) Unit Testing
12 180 (7.43%) OO
13 169 (6.98%) Web Development
14 166 (6.85%) SOLID
15 165 (6.81%) Problem-Solving
16 154 (6.36%) SDLC
17 140 (5.78%) Fintech
18 130 (5.37%) Analytics
19 123 (5.08%) SOA
20 122 (5.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,820 (75.14%) C#
2 876 (36.17%) SQL
3 823 (33.98%) JavaScript
4 277 (11.44%) Java
5 213 (8.79%) Python
6 193 (7.97%) T-SQL
7 158 (6.52%) TypeScript
8 144 (5.95%) PowerShell
9 121 (5.00%) C++
10 113 (4.67%) VB.NET
11 64 (2.64%) VBA
12 46 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 41 (1.69%) VB
14 38 (1.57%) PHP
15 26 (1.07%) ES6
16 25 (1.03%) Bash Shell
17 24 (0.99%) Go
17 24 (0.99%) Perl
17 24 (0.99%) R
18 23 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (4.13%) Degree
2 79 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 55 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.33%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.29%) SANS
9 6 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.25%) HND
9 6 (0.25%) ISEB
10 4 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.17%) MCITP
10 4 (0.17%) MCP
10 4 (0.17%) MCSE
10 4 (0.17%) MCTS
10 4 (0.17%) OSCP
11 3 (0.12%) GPEN
11 3 (0.12%) GWAPT
11 3 (0.12%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (3.88%) QA
2 38 (1.57%) WCAG
3 14 (0.58%) MiFID
4 5 (0.21%) SLA
5 3 (0.12%) IFRS
5 3 (0.12%) NIST
6 2 (0.083%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.083%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.083%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.083%) PMO
6 2 (0.083%) PSD2
7 1 (0.041%) Basel III
7 1 (0.041%) COBIT
7 1 (0.041%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.041%) EMIR
7 1 (0.041%) GxP
7 1 (0.041%) HL7
7 1 (0.041%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 216 (8.92%) Docker
2 57 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.12%) XenApp
6 2 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.083%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.041%) Corosync
7 1 (0.041%) Varnish
7 1 (0.041%) vSphere
7 1 (0.041%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 170 (7.02%) Kubernetes
2 46 (1.90%) Terraform
3 42 (1.73%) Ansible
4 18 (0.74%) MIIS
5 15 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.54%) Kibana
7 12 (0.50%) Nagios
8 11 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
9 10 (0.41%) Puppet
9 10 (0.41%) SCOM
10 9 (0.37%) logstash
11 8 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.29%) Control-M
12 7 (0.29%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.21%) SCCM
14 4 (0.17%) Grafana
14 4 (0.17%) Salt
15 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
15 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 3 (0.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 595 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 169 (6.98%) Oracle
3 75 (3.10%) Sitecore
4 40 (1.65%) Google
4 40 (1.65%) Remedy
5 38 (1.57%) Tableau
6 27 (1.11%) Xamarin
7 25 (1.03%) Cognos
8 24 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
8 24 (0.99%) OpenLink
9 23 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 18 (0.74%) SAP
11 16 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.62%) Databricks
13 12 (0.50%) Blue Prism
13 12 (0.50%) ServiceNow
13 12 (0.50%) Splunk
13 12 (0.50%) TIBCO
13 12 (0.50%) UiPath
14 11 (0.45%) F5