Period
to 10 May 2021

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 10 May 2021 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 22 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 1,663 1,599 3,087
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.15% 7.47% 7.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.71% 19.89% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,266 1,246 2,520
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
25th Percentile £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £613 £588
90th Percentile £738 £725 £673
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
10th Percentile " " £23.90
25th Percentile £36.75 £23.50 £26.38
Median hourly rate £44.50 £24.00 £36.75
Median % change year-on-year +85.42% -34.69% -14.71%
75th Percentile £52.25 £24.50 £48.63
90th Percentile " " £50.65
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +5.56%

.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 8,437 8,038 15,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.25% 37.57% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,317 6,012 11,479
10th Percentile £375 £375 £375
25th Percentile £450 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £530 £525
Median % change year-on-year -0.94% +0.95% +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 63
10th Percentile £19.39 £25.00 £24.11
25th Percentile £36.25 £32.75 £27.75
Median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +24.49% +3.95%
75th Percentile £65.00 £65.54 £49.57
90th Percentile £68.00 £78.75 £55.95
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £44.96
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.43% +7.04%

.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 10 May 2021.

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 10 May 2021. 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 -12 188 £600 +20.00% 252
South London +21 8 £380 -15.56% 18
East London +5 6 £465 -22.50% 74
West London -14 3 £545 +37.11% 63
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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 1,102 (66.27%) C#
2 808 (48.59%) Azure
3 664 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
4 594 (35.72%) SQL
5 538 (32.35%) .NET Core
6 459 (27.60%) DevOps
7 430 (25.86%) Finance
8 424 (25.50%) JavaScript
9 387 (23.27%) SQL Server
10 362 (21.77%) Microservices
11 345 (20.75%) Software Engineering
12 344 (20.69%) AWS
13 339 (20.38%) TDD
14 332 (19.96%) AngularJS
15 314 (18.88%) Microsoft
16 297 (17.86%) React
17 290 (17.44%) Banking
18 282 (16.96%) Python
19 264 (15.87%) ASP.NET
20 234 (14.07%) .NET Framework
21 220 (13.23%) Serverless
22 216 (12.99%) Social Skills
23 214 (12.87%) Kubernetes
24 206 (12.39%) Front Office
25 194 (11.67%) Greenfield Project
26 192 (11.55%) Oracle
27 190 (11.43%) Git (software)
28 189 (11.37%) Java
29 186 (11.18%) HTML
30 184 (11.06%) Web Services

.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 65 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.07%) IIS
3 23 (1.38%) Apache
4 22 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (1.32%) NServiceBus
5 21 (1.26%) Confluence
6 18 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
8 13 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
8 13 (0.78%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.60%) CMS
10 10 (0.60%) nginx
10 10 (0.60%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.48%) EPiServer
11 8 (0.48%) SAS
12 6 (0.36%) Jetty
12 6 (0.36%) Mongrel
Applications
1 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.30%) Adobe XD
4 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.060%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.060%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.060%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.060%) Maya
6 1 (0.060%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.060%) Sketch
6 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.60%) SunGard Martini
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.24%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.18%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.18%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.12%) Salerio
5 2 (0.12%) Shopify
5 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.060%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.060%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.060%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.060%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.060%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.060%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.060%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 808 (48.59%) Azure
2 344 (20.69%) AWS
3 220 (13.23%) Serverless
4 121 (7.28%) GCP
5 102 (6.13%) Azure Service Bus
6 96 (5.77%) PaaS
7 92 (5.53%) Azure Functions
8 89 (5.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 79 (4.75%) Power Platform
10 61 (3.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 59 (3.55%) AWS Lambda
12 53 (3.19%) IaaS
13 49 (2.95%) Azure Logic Apps
14 43 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
15 37 (2.22%) SaaS
16 34 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
17 33 (1.98%) Azure Storage
18 27 (1.62%) Azure Key Vault
18 27 (1.62%) GitHub
18 27 (1.62%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.14%) DNS
2 18 (1.08%) HTTP
3 15 (0.90%) Firewall
4 13 (0.78%) FTP
5 11 (0.66%) SMTP
6 9 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.48%) DHCP
8 6 (0.36%) IPsec
8 6 (0.36%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.30%) Network Security
10 4 (0.24%) CTI
10 4 (0.24%) Internet
10 4 (0.24%) Softphone
10 4 (0.24%) SSL
11 3 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.18%) LAN
11 3 (0.18%) WAN
12 2 (0.12%) Intranet
12 2 (0.12%) SSH
12 2 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (23.27%) SQL Server
2 102 (6.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 98 (5.89%) NoSQL
4 64 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 58 (3.49%) Power BI
5 58 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 53 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (1.80%) MySQL
9 29 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (1.38%) Big Data
10 23 (1.38%) Tableau
11 22 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 21 (1.26%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.26%) Tableau Desktop
12 21 (1.26%) Tableau Server
13 18 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
14 15 (0.90%) Redis
15 13 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 190 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 110 (6.61%) Visual Studio
3 94 (5.65%) Jenkins
3 94 (5.65%) JIRA
4 84 (5.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 80 (4.81%) TeamCity
6 48 (2.89%) Subversion
7 47 (2.83%) Selenium
8 38 (2.29%) SpecFlow
9 31 (1.86%) NUnit
10 28 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
12 20 (1.20%) Bitbucket
12 20 (1.20%) Moq
13 16 (0.96%) Cucumber
14 15 (0.90%) SonarQube
15 11 (0.66%) CppUnit
15 11 (0.66%) Cypress.io
16 10 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
General
1 430 (25.86%) Finance
2 290 (17.44%) Banking
3 216 (12.99%) Social Skills
4 206 (12.39%) Front Office
5 162 (9.74%) Investment Banking
6 79 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (1.92%) Public Sector
8 28 (1.68%) Back Office
9 18 (1.08%) Retail
10 10 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.60%) Marketing
10 10 (0.60%) Presentation Skills
10 10 (0.60%) Publishing
11 7 (0.42%) Law
11 7 (0.42%) Legal
11 7 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
12 6 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.36%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,094 (65.78%) Developer
2 485 (29.16%) .NET Developer
3 381 (22.91%) C# Developer
4 163 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
4 163 (9.80%) Software Engineer
5 123 (7.40%) React Developer
6 122 (7.34%) Senior Developer
7 107 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 106 (6.37%) Azure Developer
9 92 (5.53%) Architect
10 88 (5.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 68 (4.09%) C++ Developer
12 66 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
13 64 (3.85%) SQL Developer
14 56 (3.37%) .NET Software Engineer
15 52 (3.13%) Analyst
15 52 (3.13%) Lead Developer
16 49 (2.95%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
17 45 (2.71%) Angular Developer
17 45 (2.71%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (32.35%) .NET Core
2 332 (19.96%) AngularJS
3 297 (17.86%) React
4 264 (15.87%) ASP.NET
5 234 (14.07%) .NET Framework
6 186 (11.18%) HTML
7 184 (11.06%) Web Services
8 154 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 138 (8.30%) CSS
10 125 (7.52%) WPF
11 117 (7.04%) REST
12 106 (6.37%) HTML5
13 100 (6.01%) ASP.NET Core
14 78 (4.69%) React Native
15 71 (4.27%) Node.js
16 65 (3.91%) WCF
17 64 (3.85%) Kafka
18 63 (3.79%) Entity Framework
18 63 (3.79%) XML
19 61 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 194 (11.67%) Greenfield Project
2 133 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 89 (5.35%) Fixed Income
4 81 (4.87%) Derivative
5 68 (4.09%) User Experience
6 57 (3.43%) Cloud Native
7 54 (3.25%) Hedge funds
8 53 (3.19%) Data Structures
9 52 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
10 48 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
11 45 (2.71%) Algorithms
12 42 (2.53%) Blog
13 24 (1.44%) Equities
14 20 (1.20%) Public Cloud
15 15 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 14 (0.84%) Mobile App
17 13 (0.78%) Market Risk
17 13 (0.78%) N-Tier
18 12 (0.72%) CMDB
18 12 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 136 (8.18%) Windows
2 93 (5.59%) Linux
3 26 (1.56%) Unix
4 17 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 15 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.84%) Android
6 14 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.48%) CentOS
8 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (0.30%) VMS
10 4 (0.24%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.060%) Solaris
13 1 (0.060%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.060%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (27.60%) DevOps
3 362 (21.77%) Microservices
4 345 (20.75%) Software Engineering
5 339 (20.38%) TDD
6 176 (10.58%) Test Automation
7 153 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
8 148 (8.90%) Analytics
8 148 (8.90%) BDD
9 137 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
10 131 (7.88%) MVC
11 127 (7.64%) Scrum
12 124 (7.46%) Unit Testing
13 115 (6.92%) Asset Management
14 110 (6.61%) Fintech
15 109 (6.55%) SDLC
16 108 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
17 102 (6.13%) Multithreading
18 100 (6.01%) OO
19 88 (5.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,102 (66.27%) C#
2 594 (35.72%) SQL
3 424 (25.50%) JavaScript
4 282 (16.96%) Python
5 189 (11.37%) Java
6 176 (10.58%) TypeScript
7 158 (9.50%) C++
8 141 (8.48%) PowerShell
9 86 (5.17%) T-SQL
10 72 (4.33%) PL/SQL
11 36 (2.16%) Go
11 36 (2.16%) VB.NET
12 22 (1.32%) VB
13 19 (1.14%) VBA
14 18 (1.08%) Ruby
15 17 (1.02%) ES6
16 16 (0.96%) C
16 16 (0.96%) PHP
17 15 (0.90%) Shell Script
18 14 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (4.81%) Degree
2 62 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.48%) AWS Certification
5 8 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.48%) PhD
6 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.18%) MCSE
8 3 (0.18%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.12%) ISEB
9 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.12%) MCP
9 2 (0.12%) MCSA
10 1 (0.060%) CISSP
10 1 (0.060%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.060%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.05%) QA
2 11 (0.66%) WCAG
3 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.12%) NIST
5 1 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.060%) GDPR
5 1 (0.060%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.060%) GRC
5 1 (0.060%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.060%) MiFID
5 1 (0.060%) SLA
System Software
1 176 (10.58%) Docker
2 73 (4.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.36%) Xen
4 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.12%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.12%) LXC
5 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.060%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.060%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 214 (12.87%) Kubernetes
2 136 (8.18%) Terraform
3 52 (3.13%) Ansible
4 21 (1.26%) Puppet
5 20 (1.20%) Prometheus
6 14 (0.84%) Grafana
7 13 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.60%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.48%) MIIS
11 7 (0.42%) HP Fortify
11 7 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.24%) Packer
15 2 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 2 (0.12%) Nagios
16 1 (0.060%) BladeLogic
16 1 (0.060%) Control-M
16 1 (0.060%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 314 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 192 (11.55%) Oracle
3 38 (2.29%) Google
4 32 (1.92%) MuleSoft
5 29 (1.74%) Splunk
6 23 (1.38%) DevExpress
7 19 (1.14%) TIBCO
8 17 (1.02%) New Relic
9 16 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (0.90%) Databricks
10 15 (0.90%) ServiceNow
11 12 (0.72%) IBM
12 11 (0.66%) VMware
13 10 (0.60%) FIS
13 10 (0.60%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.60%) Sitecore
13 10 (0.60%) Spiceworks
13 10 (0.60%) SunGard
14 9 (0.54%) CA
14 9 (0.54%) SAP