Period
to 17 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 21 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 3,735 3,063 3,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.14% 7.17% 7.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.07% 19.64% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,008 2,396 2,584
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £338 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +6.76% +5.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 6
London median hourly rate £43.09 £35.00 £110.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.11% -68.18% +139.57%
10th Percentile £19.83 £14.40 £22.60
90th Percentile £77.00 £55.63 £195.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.13 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.45% +11.29% -3.13%

.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 17,726 15,598 15,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.64% 36.50% 33.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,463 11,590 11,364
London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 102 56
London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £20.48 £19.03 £19.00
90th Percentile £76.50 £52.95 £55.94
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% +11.11% -2.70%

.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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 -2 812 £500 +5.26% 312
West London +20 140 £450 +9.42% 177
East London 0 65 £525 +16.67% 63
South London -64 57 £388 +3.33% 28
North London -2 12 £475 +22.58% 14
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 2,831 (75.80%) C#
2 1,684 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1,479 (39.60%) SQL
4 1,278 (34.22%) SQL Server
5 1,143 (30.60%) JavaScript
6 1,086 (29.08%) ASP.NET
7 1,070 (28.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 1,031 (27.60%) Finance
9 1,012 (27.10%) TDD
10 998 (26.72%) MVC
11 913 (24.44%) AngularJS
12 860 (23.03%) Microsoft
13 750 (20.08%) HTML
14 659 (17.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 585 (15.66%) Banking
16 569 (15.23%) CSS
17 557 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 551 (14.75%) .NET Framework
19 506 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
20 493 (13.20%) Microservices
21 490 (13.12%) WCF
22 442 (11.83%) BDD
23 439 (11.75%) Java
24 428 (11.46%) Web Services
25 405 (10.84%) Scrum
26 392 (10.50%) OO
27 383 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
28 382 (10.23%) .NET Core
29 378 (10.12%) Git (software)
30 372 (9.96%) Unit Testing

.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
1 146 (3.91%) IIS
2 117 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 116 (3.11%) CMS
4 104 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 104 (2.78%) NServiceBus
5 58 (1.55%) Umbraco
6 57 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 36 (0.96%) Confluence
8 27 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 26 (0.70%) Apache
9 26 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 23 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 21 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (0.43%) Apache Spark
14 15 (0.40%) EPiServer
15 11 (0.29%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (0.21%) K2 blackpearl
16 8 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 90 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.11%) Blender
10 4 (0.11%) Maya
11 3 (0.080%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.080%) InVision
12 2 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.027%) HipChat
13 1 (0.027%) InDesign
13 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 59 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.59%) thinkFolio
3 16 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
4 15 (0.40%) Endur
5 14 (0.37%) Front Arena
6 13 (0.35%) Markit EDM
7 11 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.21%) Bloomberg AIM
8 8 (0.21%) ION MarketView
9 7 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
10 6 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.16%) Elite 3E
11 5 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
12 3 (0.080%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (0.080%) SimCorp Dimension
13 2 (0.054%) Concordance
13 2 (0.054%) Relativity
13 2 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
13 2 (0.054%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,070 (28.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 506 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (2.52%) GitHub
4 84 (2.25%) Serverless
5 82 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
6 76 (2.03%) PaaS
7 71 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
8 49 (1.31%) SaaS
9 48 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 43 (1.15%) Office 365
11 42 (1.12%) IaaS
12 40 (1.07%) npm
13 37 (0.99%) Azure Functions
14 27 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
15 26 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
15 26 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 23 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
17 21 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
18 15 (0.40%) NuGet
19 14 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.66%) HTTP
2 46 (1.23%) Internet
3 33 (0.88%) Firewall
4 32 (0.86%) AMQP
5 23 (0.62%) DNS
6 21 (0.56%) Intranet
7 19 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 16 (0.43%) SAN
9 15 (0.40%) Kerberos
9 15 (0.40%) SSL
10 14 (0.37%) DKIM
10 14 (0.37%) DMARC
11 12 (0.32%) FTP
12 11 (0.29%) SMS
12 11 (0.29%) TCP/IP
13 10 (0.27%) MQTT
14 6 (0.16%) DMZ
14 6 (0.16%) NetScaler
15 5 (0.13%) Skype
16 4 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,278 (34.22%) SQL Server
2 262 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 246 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 164 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 144 (3.86%) NoSQL
6 125 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 115 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 109 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 102 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
10 97 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 77 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
11 77 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
12 70 (1.87%) Cosmos DB
13 64 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 62 (1.66%) Power BI
15 56 (1.50%) MySQL
16 49 (1.31%) Big Data
17 45 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
18 44 (1.18%) Data Lake
19 36 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 378 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 305 (8.17%) TeamCity
3 257 (6.88%) Visual Studio
4 233 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 192 (5.14%) Selenium
6 190 (5.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 175 (4.69%) Jenkins
8 174 (4.66%) JIRA
9 165 (4.42%) SpecFlow
10 163 (4.36%) NUnit
11 145 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
12 80 (2.14%) Cucumber
13 65 (1.74%) Subversion
14 59 (1.58%) WebDriver
15 53 (1.42%) Moq
16 46 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 45 (1.20%) Bitbucket
18 42 (1.12%) webpack
19 39 (1.04%) gulp
20 37 (0.99%) Jasmine
General
1 1,031 (27.60%) Finance
2 585 (15.66%) Banking
3 318 (8.51%) Front Office
4 225 (6.02%) Investment Banking
5 137 (3.67%) Retail
6 75 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 69 (1.85%) Law
8 59 (1.58%) Back Office
9 49 (1.31%) Advertising
10 40 (1.07%) Legal
10 40 (1.07%) Marketing
11 20 (0.54%) Games
12 17 (0.46%) Publishing
12 17 (0.46%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.29%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.19%) Electronics
16 5 (0.13%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,821 (75.53%) Developer
2 1,555 (41.63%) .NET Developer
3 1,308 (35.02%) C# Developer
4 684 (18.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 451 (12.07%) Senior Developer
6 286 (7.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 271 (7.26%) SQL Developer
8 263 (7.04%) Full Stack Developer
9 262 (7.01%) Senior .NET Developer
10 248 (6.64%) Angular Developer
11 220 (5.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 199 (5.33%) Architect
13 196 (5.25%) Azure Developer
14 195 (5.22%) Senior C# Developer
15 194 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 172 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
17 144 (3.86%) WPF Developer
18 131 (3.51%) Front Office Developer
19 125 (3.35%) Software Developer
20 124 (3.32%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,086 (29.08%) ASP.NET
2 913 (24.44%) AngularJS
3 750 (20.08%) HTML
4 659 (17.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 569 (15.23%) CSS
6 557 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 551 (14.75%) .NET Framework
8 490 (13.12%) WCF
9 428 (11.46%) Web Services
10 382 (10.23%) .NET Core
11 350 (9.37%) React
11 350 (9.37%) WPF
12 337 (9.02%) HTML5
13 330 (8.84%) REST
14 305 (8.17%) jQuery
15 244 (6.53%) RESTful
16 242 (6.48%) Entity Framework
17 231 (6.18%) XML
18 219 (5.86%) Angular 2
19 194 (5.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 368 (9.85%) Greenfield Project
2 220 (5.89%) Fintech
3 182 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 168 (4.50%) Fixed Income
4 168 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 118 (3.16%) User Experience
6 110 (2.95%) Derivative
7 96 (2.57%) Computer Science
8 90 (2.41%) Hedge funds
9 80 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 80 (2.14%) Equities
10 66 (1.77%) Mobile App
11 65 (1.74%) Algorithms
12 61 (1.63%) Market Risk
13 53 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
14 40 (1.07%) Credit Risk
15 31 (0.83%) Data Structures
16 29 (0.78%) Management Information System
17 24 (0.64%) Grid Computing
17 24 (0.64%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 364 (9.75%) Windows
2 117 (3.13%) Linux
3 99 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 52 (1.39%) Android
4 52 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 51 (1.37%) Unix
6 33 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.40%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.21%) Solaris
12 7 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.080%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.054%) Nucleus RTOS
16 2 (0.054%) VMS
17 1 (0.027%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.027%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,684 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,012 (27.10%) TDD
3 998 (26.72%) MVC
4 493 (13.20%) Microservices
5 442 (11.83%) BDD
6 405 (10.84%) Scrum
7 392 (10.50%) OO
8 383 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
9 372 (9.96%) Unit Testing
10 370 (9.91%) DevOps
11 338 (9.05%) Software Engineering
12 328 (8.78%) Test Automation
13 326 (8.73%) SOLID
14 323 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
15 322 (8.62%) SOA
16 292 (7.82%) Multithreading
17 276 (7.39%) E-Commerce
18 258 (6.91%) Web Development
19 247 (6.61%) SDLC
20 188 (5.03%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2,831 (75.80%) C#
2 1,479 (39.60%) SQL
3 1,143 (30.60%) JavaScript
4 439 (11.75%) Java
5 283 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 206 (5.52%) VB.NET
7 196 (5.25%) PowerShell
8 192 (5.14%) TypeScript
9 135 (3.61%) C++
10 131 (3.51%) Python
11 103 (2.76%) VB
12 88 (2.36%) VBA
13 80 (2.14%) PL/SQL
14 63 (1.69%) C
15 52 (1.39%) PHP
16 49 (1.31%) R
17 42 (1.12%) Ruby
18 39 (1.04%) VB6
19 32 (0.86%) Scala
20 31 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 150 (4.02%) Degree
2 87 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 71 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (0.13%) ISEB
10 4 (0.11%) APMP
10 4 (0.11%) CISA
10 4 (0.11%) CISM
10 4 (0.11%) CISSP
10 4 (0.11%) CRISC
10 4 (0.11%) CSSLP
10 4 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.11%) GIAC
10 4 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (6.08%) QA
2 21 (0.56%) MiFID
2 21 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 20 (0.54%) GDPR
4 17 (0.46%) SLA
5 15 (0.40%) GCP
6 14 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.32%) EMIR
8 11 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 8 (0.21%) HL7
11 3 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.080%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.054%) HAZOP
12 2 (0.054%) WCAG
13 1 (0.027%) DICOM
13 1 (0.027%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.027%) IFRS
13 1 (0.027%) PMO
13 1 (0.027%) WAI
System Software
1 185 (4.95%) Docker
2 72 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (0.19%) XenApp
7 5 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.13%) HDFS
7 5 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
7 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.11%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.080%) KVM
9 3 (0.080%) LXC
9 3 (0.080%) SRDF
10 2 (0.054%) Xen
11 1 (0.027%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.027%) NFS
11 1 (0.027%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 78 (2.09%) Kubernetes
2 67 (1.79%) Ansible
3 41 (1.10%) Puppet
4 35 (0.94%) Terraform
5 26 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
6 15 (0.40%) Kibana
7 11 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (0.21%) HP Fortify
9 8 (0.21%) Nagios
10 6 (0.16%) Control-M
10 6 (0.16%) MOM
10 6 (0.16%) Rundeck
10 6 (0.16%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.13%) logstash
11 5 (0.13%) Oozie
11 5 (0.13%) SCCM
11 5 (0.13%) SCOM
11 5 (0.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 860 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 208 (5.57%) Oracle
3 123 (3.29%) Sitecore
4 44 (1.18%) Tableau
5 43 (1.15%) Google
6 42 (1.12%) SAP
7 39 (1.04%) Splunk
8 37 (0.99%) Charles River
9 36 (0.96%) MapR
10 35 (0.94%) VMware
11 31 (0.83%) TIBCO
12 28 (0.75%) Red Hat
12 28 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (0.70%) Citrix
13 26 (0.70%) IBM
14 24 (0.64%) Xamarin
15 20 (0.54%) Adobe
15 20 (0.54%) Atlassian
15 20 (0.54%) Telerik
16 19 (0.51%) New Relic