Period
to 17 January 2022

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 January 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
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 30 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 2,333 1,054 2,140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.30% 6.19% 7.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.41% 17.17% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,909 809 1,708
10th Percentile £406 £363 £375
25th Percentile £500 £433 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -0.99%
75th Percentile £700 £625 £600
90th Percentile £800 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
10th Percentile £18.17 " £19.48
25th Percentile £19.35 " £24.31
Median hourly rate £36.25 - £34.25
75th Percentile £55.31 " £45.81
90th Percentile £58.13 " £51.63
England median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +7.78% +2.27% -2.22%

.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 12,020 6,139 10,759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.45% 36.03% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,265 4,589 8,058
10th Percentile £413 £355 £375
25th Percentile £500 £425 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% - -
75th Percentile £688 £613 £613
90th Percentile £763 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 24 59
10th Percentile £20.89 £22.38 £20.85
25th Percentile £35.00 £29.74 £36.60
Median hourly rate £55.50 £45.00 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +23.33% -5.92% +25.87%
75th Percentile £71.00 £54.25 £53.28
90th Percentile £80.50 £64.18 £78.75
England median hourly rate £50.88 £46.21 £46.00
% change year-on-year +10.10% +0.45% +9.93%

.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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London +27 311 £575 - 269
West London -12 24 £563 +73.08% 69
South London +2 15 £550 +37.50% 22
East London -8 4 £500 -9.09% 73
North London - 2 £400 - 5
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 1,699 (72.82%) C#
2 1,053 (45.14%) Azure
3 904 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
4 889 (38.11%) SQL
5 701 (30.05%) SQL Server
6 632 (27.09%) DevOps
7 600 (25.72%) JavaScript
8 589 (25.25%) .NET Core
9 578 (24.77%) Finance
10 526 (22.55%) .NET Framework
11 504 (21.60%) Microservices
12 481 (20.62%) Microsoft
13 463 (19.85%) ASP.NET
14 447 (19.16%) AngularJS
14 447 (19.16%) Social Skills
15 429 (18.39%) Banking
16 412 (17.66%) React
17 363 (15.56%) Full Stack Development
18 359 (15.39%) Scrum
19 358 (15.35%) HTML
20 345 (14.79%) Windows
21 332 (14.23%) Oracle
21 332 (14.23%) Kubernetes
22 327 (14.02%) TDD
23 325 (13.93%) CSS
23 325 (13.93%) Python
24 321 (13.76%) Java
25 320 (13.72%) AWS
26 317 (13.59%) Software Engineering
27 311 (13.33%) 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
1 135 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 74 (3.17%) Confluence
3 66 (2.83%) IIS
4 37 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
5 31 (1.33%) CMS
6 30 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
8 16 (0.69%) Apache
9 14 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (0.56%) Umbraco
11 12 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.43%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.39%) nginx
14 8 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.30%) JBoss
15 7 (0.30%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.26%) EPiServer
17 4 (0.17%) Jetty
17 4 (0.17%) Moodle
17 4 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 91 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.13%) Mingle
6 2 (0.086%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.043%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (1.07%) SunGard Martini
4 21 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
5 20 (0.86%) Endur
6 5 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.086%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.086%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.043%) Alphatax
9 1 (0.043%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.043%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.043%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.043%) Sonata
9 1 (0.043%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,053 (45.14%) Azure
2 320 (13.72%) AWS
3 186 (7.97%) Serverless
4 127 (5.44%) Azure Service Bus
4 127 (5.44%) PaaS
5 126 (5.40%) Power Platform
6 113 (4.84%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 99 (4.24%) Azure Functions
8 91 (3.90%) Azure Logic Apps
9 63 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
10 62 (2.66%) Dynamics 365
11 61 (2.61%) GitHub
12 58 (2.49%) Azure Data Factory
13 55 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 55 (2.36%) GCP
14 51 (2.19%) IaaS
14 51 (2.19%) SaaS
15 50 (2.14%) PowerApps
16 49 (2.10%) Azure Storage
16 49 (2.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 32 (1.37%) Internet
3 30 (1.29%) HTTP
4 26 (1.11%) RTMP
5 20 (0.86%) Firewall
6 18 (0.77%) Intranet
7 16 (0.69%) Network Security
8 11 (0.47%) DNS
9 6 (0.26%) SSL
10 5 (0.21%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.13%) DHCP
12 3 (0.13%) FTP
12 3 (0.13%) IPsec
12 3 (0.13%) SAN
13 2 (0.086%) Cisco IPT
13 2 (0.086%) Skype
13 2 (0.086%) SSH
14 1 (0.043%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (30.05%) SQL Server
2 126 (5.40%) Relational Database
3 93 (3.99%) NoSQL
4 89 (3.81%) Power BI
5 83 (3.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 78 (3.34%) MongoDB
6 78 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 67 (2.87%) Oracle Database
7 67 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
8 66 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 56 (2.40%) MySQL
10 53 (2.27%) Data Lake
11 51 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 34 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 33 (1.41%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 27 (1.16%) Big Data
16 26 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
17 25 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 311 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 196 (8.40%) JIRA
3 162 (6.94%) Visual Studio
4 155 (6.64%) Jenkins
5 143 (6.13%) TeamCity
6 84 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 83 (3.56%) Bitbucket
8 81 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
9 77 (3.30%) Subversion
10 71 (3.04%) Artifactory
11 65 (2.79%) Selenium
12 57 (2.44%) SpecFlow
13 43 (1.84%) Cucumber
14 42 (1.80%) NUnit
15 40 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
16 34 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
17 31 (1.33%) Jasmine
18 29 (1.24%) Mocha
19 26 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
20 25 (1.07%) CppUnit
General
1 578 (24.77%) Finance
2 447 (19.16%) Social Skills
3 429 (18.39%) Banking
4 267 (11.44%) Front Office
5 208 (8.92%) Investment Banking
6 174 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
7 75 (3.21%) Presentation Skills
8 58 (2.49%) Public Sector
9 38 (1.63%) Retail
10 33 (1.41%) Marketing
11 29 (1.24%) Back Office
12 18 (0.77%) Law
13 15 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
14 12 (0.51%) Legal
14 12 (0.51%) Organisational Skills
15 10 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
16 7 (0.30%) Publishing
16 7 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,480 (63.44%) Developer
2 674 (28.89%) .NET Developer
3 573 (24.56%) C# Developer
4 266 (11.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 191 (8.19%) Senior Developer
6 187 (8.02%) Azure Developer
7 162 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 143 (6.13%) Software Engineer
9 137 (5.87%) Architect
10 110 (4.71%) Angular Developer
11 105 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
12 102 (4.37%) React Developer
13 92 (3.94%) Senior .NET Developer
14 89 (3.81%) SQL Developer
15 88 (3.77%) Azure Engineer
16 87 (3.73%) Analyst
17 81 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
18 78 (3.34%) Senior C# Developer
19 67 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
20 66 (2.83%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (25.25%) .NET Core
2 526 (22.55%) .NET Framework
3 463 (19.85%) ASP.NET
4 447 (19.16%) AngularJS
5 412 (17.66%) React
6 358 (15.35%) HTML
7 325 (13.93%) CSS
8 219 (9.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 192 (8.23%) REST
10 187 (8.02%) WPF
11 166 (7.12%) HTML5
12 134 (5.74%) Entity Framework
13 133 (5.70%) Node.js
14 130 (5.57%) Web Services
15 128 (5.49%) RESTful
16 115 (4.93%) JSON
17 98 (4.20%) XML
18 90 (3.86%) WinForms
19 86 (3.69%) WCF
20 83 (3.56%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 193 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
2 170 (7.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 127 (5.44%) User Experience
4 84 (3.60%) Derivative
5 71 (3.04%) Equities
6 64 (2.74%) Fixed Income
7 57 (2.44%) Cloud Native
8 52 (2.23%) Data Protection Act
9 51 (2.19%) Hedge funds
10 47 (2.01%) Legacy Systems
11 42 (1.80%) Data Structures
12 34 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
13 31 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (1.07%) Management Information System
15 21 (0.90%) Algorithms
16 19 (0.81%) Mobile App
16 19 (0.81%) Reinsurance
17 18 (0.77%) Market Risk
18 14 (0.60%) Credit Risk
18 14 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 345 (14.79%) Windows
2 134 (5.74%) Linux
3 61 (2.61%) Unix
4 53 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 25 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 15 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.56%) Android
9 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.17%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.086%) VMS
13 1 (0.043%) AIX
13 1 (0.043%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.043%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 904 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 632 (27.09%) DevOps
3 504 (21.60%) Microservices
4 363 (15.56%) Full Stack Development
5 359 (15.39%) Scrum
6 327 (14.02%) TDD
7 317 (13.59%) Software Engineering
8 211 (9.04%) Analytics
9 209 (8.96%) MVC
9 209 (8.96%) Test Automation
10 200 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
11 184 (7.89%) SDLC
12 179 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
13 174 (7.46%) Unit Testing
14 169 (7.24%) OO
15 158 (6.77%) Fintech
16 146 (6.26%) BDD
17 136 (5.83%) SOLID
18 135 (5.79%) Migration
19 130 (5.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,699 (72.82%) C#
2 889 (38.11%) SQL
3 600 (25.72%) JavaScript
4 325 (13.93%) Python
5 321 (13.76%) Java
6 303 (12.99%) TypeScript
7 188 (8.06%) PowerShell
8 149 (6.39%) C++
9 145 (6.22%) T-SQL
10 114 (4.89%) VB.NET
11 87 (3.73%) VBA
12 72 (3.09%) PL/SQL
13 60 (2.57%) VB
14 28 (1.20%) C
14 28 (1.20%) Scala
14 28 (1.20%) XAML
15 27 (1.16%) Go
16 26 (1.11%) Perl
17 22 (0.94%) ES6
17 22 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (3.56%) Degree
2 65 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 59 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.30%) CISSP
7 6 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.21%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.13%) CEH
10 3 (0.13%) CSSLP
10 3 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.13%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.086%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.086%) CISM
11 2 (0.086%) PhD
11 2 (0.086%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.27%) QA
2 20 (0.86%) Accessibility
3 14 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 7 (0.30%) GDPR
5 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.21%) PMO
5 5 (0.21%) WCAG
6 3 (0.13%) MiFID
6 3 (0.13%) NIST
7 2 (0.086%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.086%) SLA
8 1 (0.043%) COBIT
8 1 (0.043%) EMIR
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.043%) NCSC
8 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.043%) Section 508
System Software
1 284 (12.17%) Docker
2 65 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.043%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.043%) HDFS
4 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.043%) LXC
4 1 (0.043%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.043%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 332 (14.23%) Kubernetes
2 106 (4.54%) Terraform
3 86 (3.69%) Ansible
4 64 (2.74%) BladeLogic
5 37 (1.59%) Prometheus
6 35 (1.50%) Grafana
7 33 (1.41%) ITRS Geneos
8 22 (0.94%) Puppet
9 15 (0.64%) Kibana
10 13 (0.56%) SCCM
11 10 (0.43%) Nagios
12 9 (0.39%) MIIS
13 8 (0.34%) Istio
13 8 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
15 5 (0.21%) Automic
15 5 (0.21%) Control-M
15 5 (0.21%) HP Fortify
16 4 (0.17%) CA Wily
16 4 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 481 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 332 (14.23%) Oracle
3 50 (2.14%) Databricks
4 49 (2.10%) SAP
5 42 (1.80%) TIBCO
6 39 (1.67%) Splunk
7 28 (1.20%) Atlassian
7 28 (1.20%) DevExpress
8 26 (1.11%) Google
8 26 (1.11%) SunGard
9 25 (1.07%) FIS
10 24 (1.03%) BMC
11 22 (0.94%) OpenLink
11 22 (0.94%) Sitecore
12 20 (0.86%) MuleSoft
12 20 (0.86%) Telerik
13 18 (0.77%) Altiris
13 18 (0.77%) Citrix
14 16 (0.69%) Micro Focus
14 16 (0.69%) ServiceNow