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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / London
Rank 25 24 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8  
Contract jobs citing .NET 1365 1638 1781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.09% 7.40% 8.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.38% 23.25% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1258 1369
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Median hourly rate £45.50 £24.00 £93.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.58% -74.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £24.00 £20.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.88 £24.00 £172.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +2.85%  

.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 6698 7045 6400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.80% 31.82% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4986 5272 4632
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 27
Median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -5 242 £475 +5.55% 126
Kingston Upon Thames +3 16 £388 -4.90% 8
Twickenham +2 8 £348 -13.12% 4
Croydon +8 6 £275 -18.51% 3
Canary Wharf -5 6 £556 +19.62%
West End of London 0 4 £263 -39.13% 20
Uxbridge +2 3 £369 -23.17%
New Malden - 3 - -
Bromley +12 2 £294 -9.61%
Westminster +1 2 £488 +10.79%
Hammersmith +1 2 £518 +40.81%
Chiswick 0 2 £180 -48.57% 1
Ilford 0 2 £350 -12.50%
Docklands, London -4 2 £550 -15.38%
Greenwich - 2 £425 -
Heathrow +4 1 £413 +17.85%
Feltham +1 1 - -
Hackney -5 1 £325 -3.70%
Lewisham - 1 £300 -
Southwark - 1 £200 - 1
Morden - 1 £330 -
Hendon - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £450 - 2
Chessington - 1 £300 -
Edgware - 1 £425 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1916 (69.07%) C#
2 1132 (40.81%) SQL Server
3 1128 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
4 913 (32.91%) SQL
5 900 (32.44%) ASP.NET
6 895 (32.26%) JavaScript
7 814 (29.34%) MVC
8 779 (28.08%) Microsoft
9 677 (24.41%) HTML
10 665 (23.97%) Finance
11 615 (22.17%) TDD
12 529 (19.07%) AngularJS
13 484 (17.45%) CSS
14 460 (16.58%) Microsoft Azure
15 416 (15.00%) .NET Framework
16 415 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
17 409 (14.74%) Banking
18 366 (13.19%) Java
18 366 (13.19%) Scrum
19 364 (13.12%) Windows
20 353 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
21 316 (11.39%) Web Services
21 316 (11.39%) jQuery
22 287 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
22 287 (10.35%) OO
23 285 (10.27%) WPF
24 284 (10.24%) HTML5
25 280 (10.09%) DevOps
26 279 (10.06%) WCF
27 275 (9.91%) BDD

.NET
Top Related 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
1 188 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 143 (5.16%) IIS
3 115 (4.15%) CMS
4 71 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 63 (2.27%) Confluence
6 54 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
7 52 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 44 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 42 (1.51%) Apache
9 42 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 40 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 40 (1.44%) Umbraco
11 33 (1.19%) EPiServer
12 28 (1.01%) NServiceBus
13 26 (0.94%) Apache Spark
14 24 (0.87%) Skype for Business
15 23 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 20 (0.72%) Tomcat
17 17 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 13 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 263 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.51%) MS Office
3 12 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.32%) MS Project
5 8 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 160 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.79%) ION MarketView
3 21 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.68%) Endur
5 15 (0.54%) RMDS
6 10 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.29%) Workday HCM
8 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.11%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.11%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.072%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.072%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.072%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (0.072%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.036%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 460 (16.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 202 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (2.67%) Office 365
4 52 (1.87%) PaaS
5 46 (1.66%) IaaS
6 43 (1.55%) GitHub
7 34 (1.23%) SaaS
8 29 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.65%) Yammer
10 17 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.36%) Data Lake Analytics
12 10 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.25%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.22%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
17 4 (0.14%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.87%) HTTP
2 44 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 38 (1.37%) Internet
4 34 (1.23%) DNS
4 34 (1.23%) Firewall
5 27 (0.97%) AMQP
6 24 (0.87%) Intranet
7 23 (0.83%) SSL
8 15 (0.54%) VPN
9 11 (0.40%) Kerberos
9 11 (0.40%) LDAP
10 10 (0.36%) SAN
11 7 (0.25%) FTP
11 7 (0.25%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.22%) DHCP
12 6 (0.22%) Multicast
12 6 (0.22%) X.509
13 5 (0.18%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.14%) NAS
14 4 (0.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1132 (40.81%) SQL Server
2 191 (6.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 173 (6.24%) NoSQL
4 165 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 137 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 117 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 106 (3.82%) MongoDB
8 93 (3.35%) Relational Database
9 86 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
10 71 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 70 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 63 (2.27%) Big Data
13 58 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
14 55 (1.98%) Hadoop
15 53 (1.91%) Power BI
16 44 (1.59%) Oracle Database
17 37 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
18 32 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
19 29 (1.05%) MySQL
19 29 (1.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 253 (9.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 232 (8.36%) Visual Studio
3 215 (7.75%) Git (software)
4 168 (6.06%) TeamCity
5 154 (5.55%) JIRA
6 128 (4.61%) NUnit
7 110 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 96 (3.46%) Jenkins
9 94 (3.39%) Subversion
10 77 (2.78%) Selenium
11 71 (2.56%) SpecFlow
12 46 (1.66%) MSTest
13 45 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 40 (1.44%) Hudson
15 37 (1.33%) Moq
16 36 (1.30%) WebDriver
17 35 (1.26%) Cucumber
17 35 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
18 34 (1.23%) Maven
19 32 (1.15%) MSBuild
General
1 665 (23.97%) Finance
2 409 (14.74%) Banking
3 208 (7.50%) Front Office
4 135 (4.87%) Investment Banking
5 101 (3.64%) Retail
6 86 (3.10%) Advertising
7 73 (2.63%) Back Office
8 69 (2.49%) Marketing
9 53 (1.91%) Financial Institution
10 36 (1.30%) Games
11 24 (0.87%) Telecoms
12 20 (0.72%) Legal
13 14 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.47%) Law
14 13 (0.47%) Publishing
15 10 (0.36%) Electronics
16 6 (0.22%) Local Government
16 6 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.18%) Automotive
17 5 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1897 (68.39%) Developer
2 959 (34.57%) .NET Developer
3 801 (28.88%) C# Developer
4 536 (19.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 237 (8.54%) Senior Developer
6 223 (8.04%) Architect
7 212 (7.64%) SQL Developer
8 181 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 157 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
10 139 (5.01%) Full Stack Developer
11 132 (4.76%) Angular Developer
12 130 (4.69%) Analyst
13 121 (4.36%) Senior .NET Developer
14 120 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
15 114 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 110 (3.97%) WPF Developer
17 107 (3.86%) Consultant
18 106 (3.82%) Agile Developer
19 98 (3.53%) Senior C# Developer
20 89 (3.21%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 900 (32.44%) ASP.NET
2 677 (24.41%) HTML
3 529 (19.07%) AngularJS
4 484 (17.45%) CSS
5 416 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 415 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 353 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 316 (11.39%) jQuery
8 316 (11.39%) Web Services
9 285 (10.27%) WPF
10 284 (10.24%) HTML5
11 279 (10.06%) WCF
12 196 (7.07%) XML
13 188 (6.78%) Entity Framework
14 183 (6.60%) REST
15 164 (5.91%) RESTful
16 161 (5.80%) React
17 117 (4.22%) SOAP
17 117 (4.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 114 (4.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 160 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (5.01%) Fixed Income
3 120 (4.33%) User Experience
4 106 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 80 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 73 (2.63%) Derivative
7 63 (2.27%) Fintech
8 55 (1.98%) Mobile App
9 47 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 46 (1.66%) Equities
11 34 (1.23%) Algorithms
11 34 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 32 (1.15%) Virtual Team
13 30 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 27 (0.97%) Management Information System
15 25 (0.90%) Hedge funds
16 24 (0.87%) Data Centre
16 24 (0.87%) Market Risk
17 20 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
18 19 (0.68%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 364 (13.12%) Windows
2 137 (4.94%) Linux
3 97 (3.50%) Windows Server
4 59 (2.13%) Unix
5 34 (1.23%) Android
6 33 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 29 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (0.72%) Windows 10
10 17 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.29%) CentOS
14 7 (0.25%) Solaris
15 6 (0.22%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
18 3 (0.11%) CoreOS
18 3 (0.11%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1128 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
2 814 (29.34%) MVC
3 615 (22.17%) TDD
4 366 (13.19%) Scrum
5 287 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
5 287 (10.35%) OO
6 280 (10.09%) DevOps
7 275 (9.91%) BDD
8 201 (7.25%) Unit Testing
9 200 (7.21%) SDLC
9 200 (7.21%) Software Engineering
10 187 (6.74%) CRM
11 178 (6.42%) E-Commerce
12 174 (6.27%) Web Development
13 159 (5.73%) SOA
14 156 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
15 146 (5.26%) Migration
16 143 (5.16%) MVVM
17 142 (5.12%) Microservices
18 127 (4.58%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1916 (69.07%) C#
2 913 (32.91%) SQL
3 895 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 366 (13.19%) Java
5 256 (9.23%) T-SQL
6 195 (7.03%) PowerShell
7 135 (4.87%) VB.NET
8 130 (4.69%) Python
9 114 (4.11%) VB
10 107 (3.86%) C++
11 98 (3.53%) VBA
12 87 (3.14%) Ruby
13 60 (2.16%) TypeScript
14 48 (1.73%) C
15 46 (1.66%) Perl
15 46 (1.66%) PHP
16 40 (1.44%) Bash Shell
17 39 (1.41%) VB6
18 38 (1.37%) XAML
19 35 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 102 (3.68%) Degree
2 75 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
5 14 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.50%) ISEB
6 10 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (0.29%) CFA
8 7 (0.25%) MCITP
8 7 (0.25%) MCTS
9 5 (0.18%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.18%) MCP
9 5 (0.18%) MCSE
9 5 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.18%) PMP
10 4 (0.14%) CCNP
11 3 (0.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (5.88%) QA
2 12 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.40%) WCAG
4 8 (0.29%) SEPA
5 7 (0.25%) SDET
6 6 (0.22%) MiFID
6 6 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.18%) Basel III
7 5 (0.18%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.18%) HL7
7 5 (0.18%) SLA
8 4 (0.14%) PMO
9 2 (0.072%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.072%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.072%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.036%) DICOM
10 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.036%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 76 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 60 (2.16%) Docker
3 19 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.29%) vSphere
7 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.14%) Xen
9 3 (0.11%) NFS
9 3 (0.11%) Samba
10 2 (0.072%) Firmware
10 2 (0.072%) HDFS
10 2 (0.072%) LXC
10 2 (0.072%) vCloud
10 2 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.072%) XenApp
10 2 (0.072%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.036%) etcd
11 1 (0.036%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 82 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
2 78 (2.81%) Puppet
3 60 (2.16%) Ansible
4 13 (0.47%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.43%) Kibana
6 9 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.32%) Nagios
7 8 (0.29%) SCOM
8 6 (0.22%) Control-M
8 6 (0.22%) logstash
8 6 (0.22%) MOM
9 5 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.18%) Graphite
9 5 (0.18%) SELinux
9 5 (0.18%) Terraform
10 4 (0.14%) HP Fortify
11 3 (0.11%) Packer
11 3 (0.11%) WMI
12 2 (0.072%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.072%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 779 (28.08%) Microsoft
2 248 (8.94%) Oracle
3 85 (3.06%) Sitecore
4 65 (2.34%) SAP
5 55 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (1.37%) ION Trading
7 36 (1.30%) VMware
8 35 (1.26%) TIBCO
9 32 (1.15%) Atlassian
9 32 (1.15%) IBM
10 30 (1.08%) Tableau
11 28 (1.01%) Xamarin
12 24 (0.87%) Google
13 20 (0.72%) Adobe
13 20 (0.72%) Sybase
14 19 (0.68%) Bloomberg
15 18 (0.65%) OpenLink
15 18 (0.65%) Red Hat
15 18 (0.65%) Reuters
15 18 (0.65%) Telerik
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £1,000 per day or £120,000 + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Reco Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 2 Month initial contract - likely to extend.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Source Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 3 Months Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Flexi Working (Some WFH)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Rate: From £46,250 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £454.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £300 per day 4 Week Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago