Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 25 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 921 2,452 3,756
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.43% 6.73% 8.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.31% 18.47% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 2,036 3,105
Median daily rate £525 £500 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -0.99% +6.32%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £365
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £45.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.63% -53.13% +1.94%
10th Percentile £23.50 £15.35 £19.25
90th Percentile £24.50 £60.00 £73.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £43.92
% change year-on-year -17.65% -3.22% +3.33%

.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 5,322 13,276 18,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.18% 36.42% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,726 9,913 13,626
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £356 £375 £375
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 77 80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +9.20% +40.32%
10th Percentile £23.65 £21.70 £20.02
90th Percentile £49.85 £63.75 £72.08
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.53
% change year-on-year -17.65% +2.34% +3.83%

.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 27 October 2020.

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
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 27 October 2020. 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 -13 107 £525 +5.00% 174
West London -12 18 £409 -9.11% 36
South London -13 8 £525 +27.27% 9
East London +43 5 £425 -19.05% 33
North London -5 1 £450 - 4
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 658 (71.44%) C#
2 388 (42.13%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (41.04%) Azure
4 308 (33.44%) SQL
5 295 (32.03%) JavaScript
6 272 (29.53%) Finance
7 269 (29.21%) .NET Core
8 253 (27.47%) SQL Server
9 237 (25.73%) AngularJS
10 232 (25.19%) ASP.NET
11 231 (25.08%) Microservices
12 207 (22.48%) React
13 194 (21.06%) DevOps
14 183 (19.87%) AWS
15 169 (18.35%) Microsoft
16 162 (17.59%) HTML
17 159 (17.26%) Front Office
18 155 (16.83%) Banking
19 150 (16.29%) TDD
20 149 (16.18%) .NET Framework
21 139 (15.09%) Software Engineering
22 137 (14.88%) Java
23 133 (14.44%) Python
24 131 (14.22%) Docker
25 130 (14.12%) Web Services
26 110 (11.94%) Git (software)
27 109 (11.83%) CSS
28 108 (11.73%) Derivative
29 105 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
30 101 (10.97%) ASP.NET Core

.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 63 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.80%) Confluence
3 17 (1.85%) IIS
4 15 (1.63%) CMS
5 9 (0.98%) Apache Spark
5 9 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.76%) nginx
7 6 (0.65%) Apache
8 5 (0.54%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.43%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.33%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.33%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.22%) Jetty
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.76%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.22%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.11%) InVision
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Sketch
5 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 27 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.19%) SunGard Martini
3 7 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.43%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.33%) Endur
7 2 (0.22%) Advent Geneva
7 2 (0.22%) Aligne
7 2 (0.22%) Orchestrade
7 2 (0.22%) RMDS
7 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.11%) OpenLink RightAngle
8 1 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
8 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 378 (41.04%) Azure
2 183 (19.87%) AWS
3 69 (7.49%) GCP
4 50 (5.43%) Serverless
5 39 (4.23%) Power Platform
6 33 (3.58%) Dynamics 365
6 33 (3.58%) PaaS
7 30 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
8 26 (2.82%) Logic Apps
9 24 (2.61%) OpenShift
10 20 (2.17%) Azure Functions
10 20 (2.17%) SaaS
11 19 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
11 19 (2.06%) GitHub
12 18 (1.95%) Office 365
13 15 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (1.63%) IaaS
14 13 (1.41%) PowerApps
14 13 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (1.30%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.17%) Internet
2 18 (1.95%) Firewall
3 14 (1.52%) Intranet
4 11 (1.19%) WAN
5 10 (1.09%) DMZ
5 10 (1.09%) HTTP
5 10 (1.09%) VPN
5 10 (1.09%) Wireless
6 8 (0.87%) Kerberos
7 7 (0.76%) DNS
8 5 (0.54%) SSL
9 4 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.43%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.33%) DHCP
10 3 (0.33%) FTP
10 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.33%) SSH
11 2 (0.22%) IPsec
11 2 (0.22%) SNMP
12 1 (0.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (27.47%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.73%) NoSQL
3 59 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (6.08%) MongoDB
5 39 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (3.58%) Big Data
8 29 (3.15%) Power BI
9 26 (2.82%) Cosmos DB
10 25 (2.71%) Relational Database
11 24 (2.61%) Redis
12 21 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (1.85%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.74%) MySQL
15 16 (1.74%) SQL Server 2017
16 15 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
17 14 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
18 13 (1.41%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 110 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 58 (6.30%) Jenkins
3 55 (5.97%) JIRA
4 37 (4.02%) TeamCity
5 33 (3.58%) Visual Studio
6 32 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 32 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 26 (2.82%) Subversion
8 24 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.74%) Bitbucket
10 15 (1.63%) NUnit
11 14 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (1.41%) Selenium
12 13 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (1.19%) CppUnit
13 11 (1.19%) MSBuild
13 11 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
13 11 (1.19%) SpecFlow
14 10 (1.09%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 272 (29.53%) Finance
2 159 (17.26%) Front Office
3 155 (16.83%) Banking
4 75 (8.14%) Investment Banking
5 31 (3.37%) Public Sector
6 26 (2.82%) Back Office
7 22 (2.39%) Marketing
8 10 (1.09%) Law
8 10 (1.09%) Retail
8 10 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.54%) Advertising
10 5 (0.54%) Police
11 4 (0.43%) International Banking
12 3 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.33%) Legal
12 3 (0.33%) Publishing
12 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 575 (62.43%) Developer
2 268 (29.10%) .NET Developer
3 213 (23.13%) C# Developer
4 102 (11.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 82 (8.90%) Azure Developer
6 72 (7.82%) Full Stack Developer
7 71 (7.71%) React Developer
8 64 (6.95%) Software Engineer
9 62 (6.73%) Senior Developer
10 59 (6.41%) AWS Engineer
11 57 (6.19%) Architect
12 48 (5.21%) .NET Software Engineer
13 47 (5.10%) SQL Developer
14 39 (4.23%) AWS Software Engineer
15 38 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
16 37 (4.02%) Angular Developer
17 35 (3.80%) AWS Developer
18 31 (3.37%) .NET Software Developer
18 31 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
19 29 (3.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (29.21%) .NET Core
2 237 (25.73%) AngularJS
3 232 (25.19%) ASP.NET
4 207 (22.48%) React
5 162 (17.59%) HTML
6 149 (16.18%) .NET Framework
7 130 (14.12%) Web Services
8 109 (11.83%) CSS
9 105 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 101 (10.97%) ASP.NET Core
11 86 (9.34%) HTML5
12 75 (8.14%) REST
13 72 (7.82%) RESTful
14 71 (7.71%) Vue.js
15 61 (6.62%) Entity Framework
16 57 (6.19%) WPF
17 56 (6.08%) Node.js
18 43 (4.67%) XML
19 42 (4.56%) WCF
20 40 (4.34%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.73%) Derivative
2 93 (10.10%) Fixed Income
3 75 (8.14%) Hedge funds
4 74 (8.03%) Equities
5 71 (7.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 65 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
7 50 (5.43%) User Experience
8 47 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (2.39%) Blog
10 18 (1.95%) Private Cloud
11 17 (1.85%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.74%) PKI
13 14 (1.52%) Public Cloud
14 13 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (1.41%) Management Information System
15 11 (1.19%) Cloud Native
15 11 (1.19%) Credit Risk
15 11 (1.19%) Data Centre
16 9 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.99%) Windows
2 61 (6.62%) Linux
3 18 (1.95%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.41%) Android
5 8 (0.87%) Unix
6 5 (0.54%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.54%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.33%) CentOS
7 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) HPUX
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (42.13%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (25.08%) Microservices
3 194 (21.06%) DevOps
4 150 (16.29%) TDD
5 139 (15.09%) Software Engineering
6 96 (10.42%) Fintech
7 94 (10.21%) Asset Management
8 93 (10.10%) Migration
9 92 (9.99%) Test Automation
10 91 (9.88%) Scrum
11 86 (9.34%) MVC
12 82 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (8.03%) Investment Management
14 66 (7.17%) BDD
15 64 (6.95%) OO
16 60 (6.51%) SOLID
17 58 (6.30%) SDLC
18 52 (5.65%) Computer Science
19 49 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
20 47 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 658 (71.44%) C#
2 308 (33.44%) SQL
3 295 (32.03%) JavaScript
4 137 (14.88%) Java
5 133 (14.44%) Python
6 65 (7.06%) PowerShell
7 57 (6.19%) TypeScript
8 48 (5.21%) C++
9 44 (4.78%) T-SQL
10 26 (2.82%) Kotlin
11 25 (2.71%) VB.NET
12 19 (2.06%) VBA
13 18 (1.95%) PHP
13 18 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.30%) R
15 11 (1.19%) VB
16 10 (1.09%) Apple Swift
16 10 (1.09%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.98%) ES6
18 8 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (6.51%) Degree
2 29 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.93%) Master's Degree
4 23 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (0.87%) CISSP
8 6 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.54%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.11%) CISA
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.11%) MCSE
11 1 (0.11%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.26%) QA
2 4 (0.43%) NIST
3 3 (0.33%) GDPR
3 3 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.22%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) COREP
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) FINREP
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) MiFID
5 1 (0.11%) NCSC
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
5 1 (0.11%) SEPA
5 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 131 (14.22%) Docker
2 42 (4.56%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.33%) LXC
6 2 (0.22%) Xen
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 99 (10.75%) Kubernetes
2 30 (3.26%) Terraform
3 24 (2.61%) Ansible
4 9 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.98%) Puppet
4 9 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.43%) Grafana
6 3 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.22%) Control-M
7 2 (0.22%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.11%) Consul
8 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.11%) MIIS
8 1 (0.11%) Nessus
8 1 (0.11%) Nmap
8 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 169 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.75%) Oracle
3 42 (4.56%) Databricks
4 35 (3.80%) Google
5 23 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 21 (2.28%) StreamSets
7 13 (1.41%) DevExpress
8 12 (1.30%) SAP
9 11 (1.19%) Cisco
9 11 (1.19%) FIS
9 11 (1.19%) SunGard
9 11 (1.19%) Xamarin
10 9 (0.98%) VMware
11 8 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.76%) Cognos
12 7 (0.76%) OpenLink
12 7 (0.76%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.76%) Sybase
13 6 (0.65%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.65%) ION Trading