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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 21 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Contract jobs citing .NET 1497 1566 1944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.22% 7.21% 8.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.06% 22.27% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 1267 1455
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 18
Median hourly rate £35.54 £190.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.29% +297.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.41 £71.84 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7464 7033 7352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 36.00% 32.40% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5536 5401 5349
Median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 24 51
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 303 £475 +5.55% 140
Kingston Upon Thames 0 30 £370 -12.94% 8
Bromley +10 10 £575 +48.38%
Canary Wharf -2 6 £538 +10.25%
West End of London +2 5 £375 -25.00% 10
Croydon -3 5 £375 +22.95% 1
Docklands, London -5 5 £575 +32.18%
Surbiton 0 3 £390 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £270 - 2
Westminster +5 1 - - 2
Ilford +2 1 £450 -2.70%
Romford +1 1 £350 -6.66% 2
Ruislip 0 1 - -
Wimbledon -1 1 £360 -10.00% 1
Uxbridge -4 1 £425 +25.92% 5
Hammersmith -7 1 £425 -22.72% 3
Chiswick - 1 £425 - 1
Mayfair - 1 £800 -
Greenwich - 1 £410 -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for .NET.

1 2014 (70.69%) C#
2 1194 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
3 1022 (35.87%) SQL Server
4 978 (34.33%) SQL
5 930 (32.64%) JavaScript
6 892 (31.31%) ASP.NET
7 830 (29.13%) MVC
8 746 (26.18%) Microsoft
9 708 (24.85%) Finance
10 697 (24.46%) HTML
11 687 (24.11%) TDD
11 687 (24.11%) AngularJS
12 533 (18.71%) CSS
13 474 (16.64%) Banking
14 465 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
15 452 (15.87%) Java
16 432 (15.16%) ASP.NET MVC
17 409 (14.36%) ASP.NET Web API
18 404 (14.18%) .NET Framework
19 393 (13.79%) Scrum
20 384 (13.48%) Windows
21 325 (11.41%) DevOps
22 321 (11.27%) BDD
23 319 (11.20%) Web Services
24 312 (10.95%) jQuery
25 311 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
26 308 (10.81%) HTML5
27 303 (10.64%) WCF
28 296 (10.39%) OO
29 288 (10.11%) WPF

.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
1 158 (5.55%) SharePoint
2 125 (4.39%) CMS
3 118 (4.14%) IIS
4 94 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
5 55 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 52 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 50 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
8 45 (1.58%) Umbraco
9 41 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 39 (1.37%) Confluence
11 37 (1.30%) Apache
12 31 (1.09%) NServiceBus
13 30 (1.05%) EPiServer
14 28 (0.98%) Tomcat
15 26 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
16 22 (0.77%) Apache Spark
17 18 (0.63%) WebLogic
18 15 (0.53%) JBoss
18 15 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 14 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 127 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.070%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.035%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.035%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 148 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.70%) Endur
3 16 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.56%) RMDS
4 14 (0.49%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.18%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
9 2 (0.070%) Pega PRPC
9 2 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.070%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.070%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.070%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.070%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.070%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.070%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.070%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 465 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 251 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (1.58%) Office 365
3 45 (1.58%) PaaS
4 39 (1.37%) GitHub
5 34 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (0.88%) IaaS
7 22 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
7 22 (0.77%) SaaS
8 19 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 16 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 14 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.49%) OpenShift
11 12 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.35%) Yammer
13 8 (0.28%) Akamai
14 7 (0.25%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.58%) HTTP
2 42 (1.47%) Internet
3 40 (1.40%) Firewall
4 36 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 30 (1.05%) DNS
6 21 (0.74%) Intranet
7 18 (0.63%) SSL
8 14 (0.49%) AMQP
8 14 (0.49%) Kerberos
9 9 (0.32%) LDAP
10 8 (0.28%) FTP
11 7 (0.25%) Multicast
12 5 (0.18%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.18%) Network Security
12 5 (0.18%) VPN
12 5 (0.18%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.18%) X.509
13 4 (0.14%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.14%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1022 (35.87%) SQL Server
2 225 (7.90%) NoSQL
3 173 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 154 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 151 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 142 (4.98%) MongoDB
7 122 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 108 (3.79%) Relational Database
9 78 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 77 (2.70%) Big Data
11 59 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
12 51 (1.79%) Hadoop
13 42 (1.47%) Oracle Database
13 42 (1.47%) Power BI
14 37 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
15 36 (1.26%) Redis
16 34 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
17 33 (1.16%) RavenDB
18 32 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 32 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 276 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 262 (9.20%) Visual Studio
3 230 (8.07%) Git (software)
4 213 (7.48%) TeamCity
5 156 (5.48%) JIRA
6 154 (5.41%) NUnit
7 148 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 142 (4.98%) Selenium
9 113 (3.97%) Jenkins
10 102 (3.58%) SpecFlow
11 95 (3.33%) Subversion
12 54 (1.90%) Maven
13 51 (1.79%) Moq
14 49 (1.72%) MSTest
15 45 (1.58%) Grunt
16 44 (1.54%) gulp
17 39 (1.37%) Cucumber
18 37 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 34 (1.19%) Hudson
20 32 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 708 (24.85%) Finance
2 474 (16.64%) Banking
3 269 (9.44%) Front Office
4 193 (6.77%) Investment Banking
5 105 (3.69%) Retail
6 77 (2.70%) Marketing
7 61 (2.14%) Advertising
8 50 (1.76%) Financial Institution
9 48 (1.68%) Back Office
10 22 (0.77%) Telecoms
11 21 (0.74%) Law
11 21 (0.74%) Legal
12 16 (0.56%) Games
13 15 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.42%) Publishing
15 8 (0.28%) Electronics
16 7 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.21%) Digital Economy
18 5 (0.18%) Automotive
18 5 (0.18%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2090 (73.36%) Developer
2 1072 (37.63%) .NET Developer
3 907 (31.84%) C# Developer
4 584 (20.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 265 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 221 (7.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 217 (7.62%) Angular Developer
8 215 (7.55%) SQL Developer
9 157 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 155 (5.44%) Architect
11 151 (5.30%) ASP.NET Developer
12 150 (5.27%) Analyst
13 136 (4.77%) Senior .NET Developer
14 131 (4.60%) Senior C# Developer
15 127 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
16 126 (4.42%) WPF Developer
17 117 (4.11%) Consultant
18 110 (3.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 104 (3.65%) C# WPF Developer
20 103 (3.62%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 892 (31.31%) ASP.NET
2 697 (24.46%) HTML
3 687 (24.11%) AngularJS
4 533 (18.71%) CSS
5 432 (15.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 409 (14.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 404 (14.18%) .NET Framework
8 319 (11.20%) Web Services
9 312 (10.95%) jQuery
10 308 (10.81%) HTML5
11 303 (10.64%) WCF
12 288 (10.11%) WPF
13 246 (8.63%) React
14 221 (7.76%) XML
15 190 (6.67%) RESTful
16 183 (6.42%) REST
17 182 (6.39%) Entity Framework
18 139 (4.88%) Node.js
19 127 (4.46%) CSS3
20 125 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 221 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
2 191 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 153 (5.37%) Fixed Income
4 125 (4.39%) User Experience
5 110 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 102 (3.58%) Computer Science
7 98 (3.44%) Derivative
8 80 (2.81%) Fintech
9 70 (2.46%) Equities
10 53 (1.86%) Mobile App
11 51 (1.79%) Algorithms
12 50 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
12 50 (1.76%) Hedge funds
13 41 (1.44%) Public Cloud
14 39 (1.37%) Virtual Team
15 37 (1.30%) Data Structures
16 32 (1.12%) Market Risk
17 28 (0.98%) Credit Risk
18 27 (0.95%) Client/Server
19 24 (0.84%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 384 (13.48%) Windows
2 130 (4.56%) Linux
3 66 (2.32%) Unix
4 61 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 41 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.23%) Android
7 27 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (0.70%) Windows 10
8 20 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.32%) Solaris
12 7 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.21%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.11%) CentOS
15 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.070%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.070%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 1 (0.035%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1194 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 830 (29.13%) MVC
3 687 (24.11%) TDD
4 393 (13.79%) Scrum
5 325 (11.41%) DevOps
6 321 (11.27%) BDD
7 311 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
8 296 (10.39%) OO
9 237 (8.32%) Test Automation
10 234 (8.21%) Web Development
11 232 (8.14%) Software Engineering
12 223 (7.83%) Unit Testing
13 197 (6.91%) Microservices
13 197 (6.91%) SDLC
14 191 (6.70%) SOLID
15 175 (6.14%) E-Commerce
16 171 (6.00%) CRM
16 171 (6.00%) SOA
17 152 (5.34%) MVVM
18 142 (4.98%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2014 (70.69%) C#
2 978 (34.33%) SQL
3 930 (32.64%) JavaScript
4 452 (15.87%) Java
5 246 (8.63%) T-SQL
6 191 (6.70%) PowerShell
7 148 (5.19%) Python
8 140 (4.91%) VB.NET
9 135 (4.74%) C++
10 118 (4.14%) TypeScript
11 116 (4.07%) VB
12 103 (3.62%) VBA
13 90 (3.16%) Ruby
14 57 (2.00%) Perl
15 51 (1.79%) PHP
16 46 (1.61%) C
17 42 (1.47%) Scala
18 41 (1.44%) XAML
19 40 (1.40%) PL/SQL
20 38 (1.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 112 (3.93%) Degree
2 73 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 44 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 15 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
8 11 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.35%) MCITP
9 10 (0.35%) MCP
10 9 (0.32%) CFA
11 7 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.25%) MCTS
12 6 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.21%) PMP
13 5 (0.18%) ISEB
13 5 (0.18%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.18%) MCSE
14 3 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (5.23%) QA
2 27 (0.95%) MiFID
3 11 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.28%) WCAG
6 7 (0.25%) SEPA
7 6 (0.21%) GAAP
8 5 (0.18%) HL7
8 5 (0.18%) SLA
9 4 (0.14%) EMIR
10 3 (0.11%) PMO
11 2 (0.070%) COBIT
11 2 (0.070%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.070%) GxP
11 2 (0.070%) IFRS
11 2 (0.070%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.070%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.070%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.035%) DICOM
System Software
1 65 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.14%) Docker
3 11 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.18%) HDFS
7 5 (0.18%) vSphere
8 4 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
9 3 (0.11%) XenApp
9 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.070%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.070%) LXC
10 2 (0.070%) UAG
10 2 (0.070%) vCloud
10 2 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.035%) Postfix
11 1 (0.035%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.035%) Xen
Systems Management
1 92 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 60 (2.11%) Ansible
3 50 (1.76%) Puppet
4 22 (0.77%) Kibana
5 16 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 12 (0.42%) HP Fortify
7 11 (0.39%) Nagios
8 10 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
8 10 (0.35%) Control-M
8 10 (0.35%) Terraform
9 9 (0.32%) logstash
10 8 (0.28%) SCOM
11 7 (0.25%) Graphite
12 5 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.18%) MOM
13 4 (0.14%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.11%) Opsview
15 2 (0.070%) Packer
15 2 (0.070%) Riemann
15 2 (0.070%) Salt
Vendors
1 746 (26.18%) Microsoft
2 239 (8.39%) Oracle
3 82 (2.88%) Sitecore
4 45 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (1.40%) SAP
6 33 (1.16%) IBM
7 30 (1.05%) Xamarin
8 28 (0.98%) TIBCO
9 27 (0.95%) ION Trading
10 26 (0.91%) Sybase
11 24 (0.84%) Reuters
11 24 (0.84%) Splunk
12 23 (0.81%) Atlassian
12 23 (0.81%) Telerik
12 23 (0.81%) VMware
13 21 (0.74%) ServiceNow
14 20 (0.70%) Bloomberg
15 19 (0.67%) Blue Prism
16 18 (0.63%) HP
16 18 (0.63%) OpenLink
City, London
I3
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £499 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Norton Blake
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day 3 Months Rolling
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: 10 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Blind Veterans UK
Rate: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Contract £400-450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + Long term contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Several Roles
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago