Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 22 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 3,481 2,860 3,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.73% 7.18% 7.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.89% 20.09% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,804 2,240 2,538
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £358 £325 £307
90th Percentile £650 £638 £631
England median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 5
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.50 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -75.00% +297.24%
10th Percentile £38.35 £19.82 £22.32
90th Percentile £170.00 £57.50 £195.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%

.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 16,663 14,237 14,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.03% 35.72% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,704 10,588 10,752
London median daily rate £505 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +2.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £313
90th Percentile £668 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 100 56
London median hourly rate £44.21 £43.13 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +26.84% +13.33%
10th Percentile £19.73 £19.42 £18.56
90th Percentile £74.00 £54.69 £58.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.13 £38.00
% change year-on-year +5.91% +5.61% +8.57%

.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 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -1 823 £500 +11.11% 294
West London +14 142 £450 +12.50% 143
South London -54 65 £375 - 28
East London -21 42 £525 +16.67% 50
North London -6 7 £475 +22.58% 6
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 2,662 (76.47%) C#
2 1,595 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1,381 (39.67%) SQL
4 1,267 (36.40%) SQL Server
5 1,109 (31.86%) JavaScript
6 1,050 (30.16%) ASP.NET
7 1,019 (29.27%) Finance
8 1,005 (28.87%) MVC
9 941 (27.03%) TDD
10 939 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 856 (24.59%) AngularJS
12 769 (22.09%) Microsoft
13 743 (21.34%) HTML
14 607 (17.44%) CSS
15 600 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 551 (15.83%) Banking
17 543 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 534 (15.34%) .NET Framework
19 429 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
20 428 (12.30%) WCF
21 424 (12.18%) BDD
22 423 (12.15%) Microservices
23 405 (11.63%) Scrum
24 401 (11.52%) Java
25 399 (11.46%) DevOps
26 398 (11.43%) Web Services
27 397 (11.40%) Windows
28 377 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
29 374 (10.74%) Unit Testing
30 361 (10.37%) React

.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
1 128 (3.68%) CMS
2 119 (3.42%) IIS
3 111 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 96 (2.76%) NServiceBus
5 80 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 65 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 56 (1.61%) Umbraco
8 37 (1.06%) EPiServer
9 32 (0.92%) Confluence
9 32 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 30 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
11 25 (0.72%) Apache
12 18 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 16 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.43%) Apache Spark
15 12 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.29%) Hyperledger
17 9 (0.26%) Tomcat
18 8 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 94 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.086%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.086%) Blender
9 3 (0.086%) Maya
10 2 (0.057%) InDesign
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.029%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.029%) HipChat
11 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 71 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.60%) thinkFolio
3 14 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
3 14 (0.40%) Front Arena
4 13 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.32%) Elite 3E
6 8 (0.23%) ION MarketView
7 7 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.17%) Bloomberg AIM
8 6 (0.17%) Endur
8 6 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (0.086%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.086%) Infor M3
10 3 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.057%) Concordance
11 2 (0.057%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.057%) Pivotal CRM
11 2 (0.057%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 939 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 429 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
4 81 (2.33%) Serverless
5 75 (2.15%) GitHub
6 68 (1.95%) PaaS
7 44 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
8 35 (1.01%) npm
9 34 (0.98%) Office 365
10 33 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (0.95%) SaaS
11 32 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
12 29 (0.83%) IaaS
13 28 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
15 20 (0.57%) NuGet
15 20 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 16 (0.46%) Amazon S3
16 16 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
17 11 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.55%) HTTP
2 40 (1.15%) Internet
3 25 (0.72%) AMQP
4 24 (0.69%) DNS
5 20 (0.57%) Firewall
6 16 (0.46%) FTP
7 15 (0.43%) Intranet
8 14 (0.40%) DKIM
8 14 (0.40%) DMARC
8 14 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 14 (0.40%) SAN
9 13 (0.37%) SMS
10 10 (0.29%) MQTT
10 10 (0.29%) SSL
11 9 (0.26%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.17%) Skype
12 6 (0.17%) VLAN
13 4 (0.11%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.11%) NAS
13 4 (0.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,267 (36.40%) SQL Server
2 233 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 209 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 172 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 154 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 120 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 109 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 104 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 97 (2.79%) MongoDB
10 89 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 79 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 71 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 61 (1.75%) Power BI
14 56 (1.61%) MySQL
15 50 (1.44%) Big Data
15 50 (1.44%) Oracle Database
16 48 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
17 43 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
18 42 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
19 37 (1.06%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 359 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 301 (8.65%) TeamCity
3 295 (8.47%) Visual Studio
4 259 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 190 (5.46%) Octopus Deploy
6 187 (5.37%) NUnit
7 160 (4.60%) Visual Studio Team System
8 157 (4.51%) Selenium
9 149 (4.28%) JIRA
10 148 (4.25%) SpecFlow
11 146 (4.19%) Jenkins
12 64 (1.84%) Subversion
13 61 (1.75%) Cucumber
14 49 (1.41%) Moq
15 41 (1.18%) MSTest
16 39 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 37 (1.06%) webpack
18 36 (1.03%) WebDriver
19 35 (1.01%) MSBuild
20 33 (0.95%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,019 (29.27%) Finance
2 551 (15.83%) Banking
3 285 (8.19%) Front Office
4 218 (6.26%) Investment Banking
5 139 (3.99%) Retail
6 78 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 67 (1.92%) Law
8 51 (1.47%) Advertising
9 45 (1.29%) Legal
10 40 (1.15%) Back Office
10 40 (1.15%) Marketing
11 26 (0.75%) Games
12 14 (0.40%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.23%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.14%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.14%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.14%) Publishing
15 4 (0.11%) Automotive
15 4 (0.11%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.086%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,620 (75.27%) Developer
2 1,393 (40.02%) .NET Developer
3 1,218 (34.99%) C# Developer
4 613 (17.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 402 (11.55%) Senior Developer
6 274 (7.87%) SQL Developer
7 264 (7.58%) Full Stack Developer
8 254 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 221 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
10 207 (5.95%) Angular Developer
11 194 (5.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 174 (5.00%) Architect
13 173 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 171 (4.91%) Senior C# Developer
15 156 (4.48%) Azure Developer
16 155 (4.45%) JavaScript Developer
17 154 (4.42%) WPF Developer
18 129 (3.71%) C# WPF Developer
19 111 (3.19%) Front Office Developer
20 100 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,050 (30.16%) ASP.NET
2 856 (24.59%) AngularJS
3 743 (21.34%) HTML
4 607 (17.44%) CSS
5 600 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 543 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 534 (15.34%) .NET Framework
8 428 (12.30%) WCF
9 398 (11.43%) Web Services
10 361 (10.37%) React
11 319 (9.16%) HTML5
12 311 (8.93%) REST
13 307 (8.82%) jQuery
14 306 (8.79%) WPF
15 296 (8.50%) .NET Core
16 263 (7.56%) RESTful
17 235 (6.75%) Entity Framework
18 222 (6.38%) XML
19 201 (5.77%) Node.js
20 193 (5.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 321 (9.22%) Greenfield Project
2 202 (5.80%) Fintech
3 193 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 166 (4.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 123 (3.53%) Fixed Income
6 114 (3.27%) User Experience
7 96 (2.76%) Derivative
8 95 (2.73%) Computer Science
8 95 (2.73%) Hedge funds
9 89 (2.56%) Algorithms
10 74 (2.13%) Equities
11 64 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
12 51 (1.47%) Mobile App
13 45 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
14 41 (1.18%) Market Risk
15 36 (1.03%) Online Banking
16 34 (0.98%) Management Information System
17 32 (0.92%) Client/Server
18 29 (0.83%) Data Structures
19 22 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 397 (11.40%) Windows
2 111 (3.19%) Windows Server
3 98 (2.82%) Linux
4 57 (1.64%) Android
5 54 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 53 (1.52%) Unix
7 23 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.23%) Solaris
10 8 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 5 (0.14%) Nucleus RTOS
12 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.14%) zOS
13 2 (0.057%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.029%) AIX
14 1 (0.029%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.029%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,595 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1,005 (28.87%) MVC
3 941 (27.03%) TDD
4 424 (12.18%) BDD
5 423 (12.15%) Microservices
6 405 (11.63%) Scrum
7 399 (11.46%) DevOps
8 377 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
9 374 (10.74%) Unit Testing
10 354 (10.17%) OO
11 309 (8.88%) E-Commerce
12 304 (8.73%) Software Engineering
12 304 (8.73%) SOLID
13 294 (8.45%) SOA
14 274 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
15 269 (7.73%) Test Automation
16 267 (7.67%) Multithreading
17 257 (7.38%) Web Development
18 209 (6.00%) SDLC
19 175 (5.03%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2,662 (76.47%) C#
2 1,381 (39.67%) SQL
3 1,109 (31.86%) JavaScript
4 401 (11.52%) Java
5 273 (7.84%) T-SQL
6 208 (5.98%) VB.NET
7 204 (5.86%) PowerShell
8 167 (4.80%) TypeScript
9 143 (4.11%) Python
10 130 (3.73%) C++
11 102 (2.93%) VBA
12 98 (2.82%) VB
13 76 (2.18%) PL/SQL
14 63 (1.81%) R
15 58 (1.67%) Ruby
16 43 (1.24%) PHP
17 38 (1.09%) VB6
18 35 (1.01%) C
19 33 (0.95%) Perl
20 31 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 153 (4.40%) Degree
2 74 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 58 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.14%) CISSP
9 5 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.14%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.11%) CRISC
10 4 (0.11%) GSSP-.NET
10 4 (0.11%) GSSP-JAVA
10 4 (0.11%) GWAPT
10 4 (0.11%) ISACA
10 4 (0.11%) ISEB
10 4 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (6.00%) QA
2 27 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.52%) GDPR
4 15 (0.43%) SLA
5 14 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.40%) MiFID
6 9 (0.26%) GCP
6 9 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.23%) WCAG
8 7 (0.20%) HL7
8 7 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.11%) EMIR
10 3 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.086%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.057%) HAZOP
11 2 (0.057%) PMO
12 1 (0.029%) IFRS
12 1 (0.029%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.029%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.029%) TARGET2
System Software
1 187 (5.37%) Docker
2 75 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
6 5 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.11%) XenApp
7 4 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.057%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.057%) HDFS
8 2 (0.057%) vCloud
8 2 (0.057%) Xen
9 1 (0.029%) iptables
9 1 (0.029%) KVM
9 1 (0.029%) LXC
9 1 (0.029%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.029%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.029%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 49 (1.41%) Terraform
2 48 (1.38%) Kubernetes
3 47 (1.35%) Puppet
4 45 (1.29%) Ansible
5 31 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (0.34%) Kibana
8 10 (0.29%) Control-M
9 8 (0.23%) logstash
10 7 (0.20%) BladeLogic
10 7 (0.20%) Consul
10 7 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.17%) MOM
11 6 (0.17%) Rundeck
11 6 (0.17%) SCCM
11 6 (0.17%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.14%) SCOM
12 5 (0.14%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 769 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 198 (5.69%) Oracle
3 135 (3.88%) Sitecore
4 47 (1.35%) Tableau
5 44 (1.26%) MapR
6 43 (1.24%) Google
7 42 (1.21%) SAP
8 41 (1.18%) TIBCO
9 36 (1.03%) VMware
10 30 (0.86%) Charles River
11 29 (0.83%) IBM
12 28 (0.80%) Atlassian
12 28 (0.80%) Xamarin
13 27 (0.78%) Telerik
14 24 (0.69%) Splunk
15 23 (0.66%) Adobe
16 22 (0.63%) Apigee
16 22 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
17 21 (0.60%) SimCorp
18 20 (0.57%) Citrix