Period
to

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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 2,566 1,950 1,309
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.48% 7.04% 7.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.83% 19.46% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,145 1,526 1,003
10th Percentile £421 £400 £363
25th Percentile £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £750 £680 £625
90th Percentile £800 £750 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
10th Percentile £31.40 £35.18 -
25th Percentile £48.49 £35.44 £23.50
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.75 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +25.79% +65.63% -15.79%
75th Percentile £51.48 £47.94 £24.50
90th Percentile £60.07 £50.53 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £40.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year +24.22% +80.90% -51.24%

.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 12,319 10,020 6,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.10% 36.19% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,513 7,451 5,001
10th Percentile £425 £394 £375
25th Percentile £505 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £719 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £713
England median daily rate £575 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 42 37
10th Percentile £29.75 £25.33 £22.50
25th Percentile £35.00 £35.06 £30.86
Median hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £47.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.89% -4.26% -4.34%
75th Percentile £67.07 £60.18 £63.00
90th Percentile £75.39 £68.32 £67.12
England median hourly rate £52.75 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +17.22% -2.17% +2.22%

.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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -1 294 £618 +0.82% 208
South London 0 22 £625 +28.21% 17
West London +9 21 £580 +6.42% 64
East London +5 19 £400 -13.98% 41
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 1,949 (75.95%) C#
2 1,142 (44.51%) Azure
3 949 (36.98%) SQL
4 894 (34.84%) Agile
5 774 (30.16%) Finance
6 677 (26.38%) .NET Core
7 661 (25.76%) JavaScript
8 649 (25.29%) DevOps
9 632 (24.63%) SQL Server
10 583 (22.72%) Microsoft
11 574 (22.37%) .NET Framework
12 542 (21.12%) Microservices
13 525 (20.46%) ASP.NET
14 524 (20.42%) AngularJS
15 500 (19.49%) CI/CD
16 458 (17.85%) Banking
17 453 (17.65%) Front Office
18 439 (17.11%) Social Skills
19 426 (16.60%) AWS
20 404 (15.74%) React
21 394 (15.35%) Software Engineering
22 379 (14.77%) Kubernetes
23 372 (14.50%) HTML
24 362 (14.11%) Full Stack Development
25 357 (13.91%) CSS
26 353 (13.76%) TDD
27 351 (13.68%) Oracle
28 343 (13.37%) Python
29 325 (12.67%) Test Automation
30 310 (12.08%) Git (software)

.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
1 106 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 71 (2.77%) Confluence
3 49 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
4 44 (1.71%) IIS
5 42 (1.64%) CMS
6 21 (0.82%) Apache
7 17 (0.66%) Umbraco
8 16 (0.62%) MQSeries
8 16 (0.62%) Sitefinity
8 16 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.47%) nginx
9 12 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.35%) OpenEdge
10 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.27%) DNN
11 7 (0.27%) Ethereum
11 7 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.23%) Kentico
12 6 (0.23%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.19%) EPiServer
Applications
1 55 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 18 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.12%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.078%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.039%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.70%) Endur
3 12 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
5 9 (0.35%) RMDS
6 6 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.23%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.19%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
7 5 (0.19%) SunGard Martini
8 4 (0.16%) Bloomberg AIM
9 3 (0.12%) Sonata
9 3 (0.12%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.039%) Eze OMS
11 1 (0.039%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.039%) Loan IQ
11 1 (0.039%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.039%) Primavera
11 1 (0.039%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,142 (44.51%) Azure
2 426 (16.60%) AWS
3 302 (11.77%) Azure DevOps
4 187 (7.29%) Serverless
5 135 (5.26%) Azure Service Bus
6 116 (4.52%) Power Platform
7 106 (4.13%) PaaS
8 104 (4.05%) GCP
9 90 (3.51%) Azure Logic Apps
10 88 (3.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 84 (3.27%) SaaS
12 81 (3.16%) Azure Functions
13 77 (3.00%) Dynamics 365
14 73 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
15 66 (2.57%) IaaS
16 60 (2.34%) PowerApps
17 58 (2.26%) GitHub
18 52 (2.03%) Microsoft 365
19 50 (1.95%) Azure AKS
20 44 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.71%) TCP/IP
2 26 (1.01%) RTMP
3 17 (0.66%) Firewall
4 16 (0.62%) SSH
5 11 (0.43%) DNS
5 11 (0.43%) Internet
6 9 (0.35%) HTTP
7 8 (0.31%) Network Security
8 6 (0.23%) AMQP
8 6 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.23%) SSL
9 5 (0.19%) FTP
10 4 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.12%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.12%) SWIFTNet
12 2 (0.078%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (0.078%) DHCP
12 2 (0.078%) Intranet
12 2 (0.078%) IPsec
12 2 (0.078%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (24.63%) SQL Server
2 105 (4.09%) Relational Database
3 94 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 88 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 82 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
6 81 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 74 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 69 (2.69%) MongoDB
9 59 (2.30%) MySQL
10 57 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
11 52 (2.03%) Power BI
12 50 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 44 (1.71%) DynamoDB
14 30 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
15 29 (1.13%) Redis
16 28 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
17 25 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 24 (0.94%) Data Lake
19 18 (0.70%) Big Data
19 18 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 310 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 198 (7.72%) Jenkins
3 178 (6.94%) JIRA
4 160 (6.24%) TeamCity
5 132 (5.14%) Visual Studio
6 78 (3.04%) SpecFlow
7 75 (2.92%) Selenium
8 69 (2.69%) Bitbucket
9 59 (2.30%) NUnit
10 57 (2.22%) GitLab
11 51 (1.99%) Artifactory
12 50 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
13 48 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
14 44 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 43 (1.68%) Postman
16 40 (1.56%) Cucumber
16 40 (1.56%) Cypress.io
17 34 (1.33%) Gatling
17 34 (1.33%) JMeter
18 32 (1.25%) Moq
General
1 774 (30.16%) Finance
2 458 (17.85%) Banking
3 453 (17.65%) Front Office
4 439 (17.11%) Social Skills
5 282 (10.99%) Investment Banking
6 198 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (3.35%) Back Office
8 80 (3.12%) Public Sector
9 32 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.25%) Retail
10 31 (1.21%) Legal
11 29 (1.13%) Presentation Skills
12 22 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 22 (0.86%) Marketing
13 14 (0.55%) Law
14 12 (0.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 11 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
15 11 (0.43%) International Banking
15 11 (0.43%) Publishing
16 9 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,665 (64.89%) Developer
2 853 (33.24%) .NET Developer
3 640 (24.94%) C# Developer
4 337 (13.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 179 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
6 168 (6.55%) Senior Developer
7 163 (6.35%) Azure Developer
8 157 (6.12%) Software Engineer
9 136 (5.30%) Architect
10 100 (3.90%) Front Office Developer
11 97 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
12 90 (3.51%) .NET Software Engineer
13 84 (3.27%) C++ Developer
14 83 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
14 83 (3.23%) Analyst
14 83 (3.23%) Angular Developer
14 83 (3.23%) React Developer
15 80 (3.12%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
16 77 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
17 71 (2.77%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (26.38%) .NET Core
2 574 (22.37%) .NET Framework
3 525 (20.46%) ASP.NET
4 524 (20.42%) AngularJS
5 404 (15.74%) React
6 372 (14.50%) HTML
7 357 (13.91%) CSS
8 261 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 183 (7.13%) REST
10 162 (6.31%) WPF
11 155 (6.04%) Node.js
12 148 (5.77%) HTML5
13 134 (5.22%) ASP.NET Core
13 134 (5.22%) Entity Framework
14 132 (5.14%) RESTful
14 132 (5.14%) XML
15 120 (4.68%) Web Services
16 108 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
17 98 (3.82%) Kafka
18 92 (3.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 269 (10.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 209 (8.14%) Fixed Income
3 181 (7.05%) Greenfield Project
4 172 (6.70%) Derivative
5 136 (5.30%) User Experience
6 120 (4.68%) Hedge funds
7 105 (4.09%) Equities
8 84 (3.27%) Cloud Native
9 62 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.71%) Data Structures
11 43 (1.68%) Legacy Systems
12 38 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 28 (1.09%) Market Risk
14 25 (0.97%) SWIFT
15 23 (0.90%) Credit Risk
16 22 (0.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 20 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
17 20 (0.78%) Low-Code
17 20 (0.78%) Swaptions
18 18 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 298 (11.61%) Windows
2 142 (5.53%) Linux
3 75 (2.92%) Unix
4 57 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 30 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 17 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.23%) Android
8 6 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.12%) VMS
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.078%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.039%) AIX
13 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.039%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 894 (34.84%) Agile
2 649 (25.29%) DevOps
3 542 (21.12%) Microservices
4 500 (19.49%) CI/CD
5 394 (15.35%) Software Engineering
6 362 (14.11%) Full Stack Development
7 353 (13.76%) TDD
8 325 (12.67%) Test Automation
9 244 (9.51%) Scrum
10 231 (9.00%) OO
11 215 (8.38%) Analytics
11 215 (8.38%) Fintech
12 213 (8.30%) MVC
13 203 (7.91%) SDLC
14 199 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
15 194 (7.56%) Asset Management
16 187 (7.29%) Unit Testing
17 173 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
18 159 (6.20%) Multithreading
19 147 (5.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,949 (75.95%) C#
2 949 (36.98%) SQL
3 661 (25.76%) JavaScript
4 343 (13.37%) Python
5 298 (11.61%) Java
6 286 (11.15%) TypeScript
7 207 (8.07%) PowerShell
8 192 (7.48%) C++
9 164 (6.39%) T-SQL
10 112 (4.36%) PL/SQL
11 92 (3.59%) VB.NET
12 43 (1.68%) C
13 40 (1.56%) Bash
14 35 (1.36%) Shell Script
15 33 (1.29%) Perl
16 32 (1.25%) VBA
17 28 (1.09%) VB
18 26 (1.01%) Ruby
19 25 (0.97%) F#
19 25 (0.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 102 (3.98%) Degree
2 55 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 45 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 21 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.31%) HND
8 5 (0.19%) CISSP
8 5 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.16%) HNC
10 3 (0.12%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.078%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.078%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.078%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.078%) GIAC
11 2 (0.078%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.078%) MCSA
11 2 (0.078%) MCSE
11 2 (0.078%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (6.20%) QA
2 16 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.51%) Accessibility
4 11 (0.43%) GDPR
4 11 (0.43%) PMO
5 10 (0.39%) MiFID
6 9 (0.35%) ISO 20022
7 5 (0.19%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.19%) EMIR
7 5 (0.19%) SLA
7 5 (0.19%) WCAG
8 3 (0.12%) GRC
9 2 (0.078%) HL7
9 2 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.078%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.039%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.039%) DICOM
10 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.039%) NCSC
10 1 (0.039%) Section 508
System Software
1 299 (11.65%) Docker
2 40 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.16%) LXC
5 4 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.12%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.12%) vSphere
7 2 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.039%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 379 (14.77%) Kubernetes
2 153 (5.96%) Terraform
3 106 (4.13%) Ansible
4 25 (0.97%) Grafana
5 24 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (0.90%) BladeLogic
7 22 (0.86%) Prometheus
8 18 (0.70%) Kibana
8 18 (0.70%) Puppet
9 12 (0.47%) MIIS
10 10 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.27%) Control-M
12 6 (0.23%) Dollar Universe
13 5 (0.19%) logstash
14 4 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.16%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.12%) PowerCLI
15 3 (0.12%) vRealize
15 3 (0.12%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 3 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 583 (22.72%) Microsoft
2 351 (13.68%) Oracle
3 78 (3.04%) TIBCO
4 62 (2.42%) DevExpress
5 44 (1.71%) Google
5 44 (1.71%) Sitecore
6 42 (1.64%) Databricks
7 38 (1.48%) Citrix
7 38 (1.48%) SAP
8 35 (1.36%) Atlassian
9 28 (1.09%) IBM
10 26 (1.01%) Telerik
11 24 (0.94%) OpenLink
12 23 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 20 (0.78%) MuleSoft
14 19 (0.74%) Bloomberg
14 19 (0.74%) Charles River
14 19 (0.74%) Pega
15 16 (0.62%) ServiceNow
16 15 (0.58%) Splunk