Period
to 20 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 20 April 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.

.NET Core
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 114 152 244
Rank change year-on-year +38 +92 +167
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 519 373 483
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.34% 1.58% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.50% 4.24% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 295 423
10th Percentile £400 £411 £413
25th Percentile £438 £450 £454
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year - +0.96% +7.22%
75th Percentile £631 £625 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £670
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

.NET Core 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 7,980 8,801 15,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.98% 37.33% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,985 6,553 11,758
10th Percentile £375 £375 £370
25th Percentile £438 £450 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £625 £600
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 65
10th Percentile £19.75 £25.72 £22.99
25th Percentile £32.50 £45.06 £27.50
Median hourly rate £46.42 £56.25 £43.92
Median % change year-on-year -17.48% +28.09% +14.06%
75th Percentile £58.75 £69.50 £47.83
90th Percentile £68.00 £78.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £44.18
% change year-on-year -2.17% +4.12% +7.76%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in London

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Core in London.

Daily rate trend for .NET Core in London

.NET Core
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Core in London

.NET Core
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 Core within the London region over the 6 months to 20 April 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 +22 26 £538 -2.27% 144
South London +43 3 £375 -11.76% 13
East London +23 1 £675 +285.71% 24
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 517 (99.61%) .NET
2 411 (79.19%) C#
3 326 (62.81%) Azure
4 230 (44.32%) Microservices
5 188 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
6 180 (34.68%) SQL
7 145 (27.94%) DevOps
8 133 (25.63%) TDD
9 132 (25.43%) JavaScript
10 130 (25.05%) Kubernetes
11 128 (24.66%) Software Engineering
12 127 (24.47%) Finance
13 118 (22.74%) AngularJS
14 116 (22.35%) Greenfield Project
15 109 (21.00%) AWS
15 109 (21.00%) Docker
16 107 (20.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 104 (20.04%) SQL Server
18 101 (19.46%) ASP.NET
19 95 (18.30%) React
20 92 (17.73%) Microsoft
21 90 (17.34%) .NET Framework
22 83 (15.99%) Fintech
23 74 (14.26%) HTML
24 73 (14.07%) Terraform
25 72 (13.87%) Banking
26 65 (12.52%) CSS
27 62 (11.95%) Azure Service Bus
28 61 (11.75%) ASP.NET Core
29 60 (11.56%) Azure SQL Database

.NET Core
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 13 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.31%) IIS
3 11 (2.12%) NServiceBus
4 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.77%) Confluence
6 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.19%) Drupal
7 1 (0.19%) nginx
7 1 (0.19%) SAS
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 326 (62.81%) Azure
2 109 (21.00%) AWS
3 62 (11.95%) Azure Service Bus
4 47 (9.06%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 43 (8.29%) PaaS
6 31 (5.97%) Serverless
7 25 (4.82%) Azure Functions
8 21 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (3.85%) GCP
10 18 (3.47%) Azure Key Vault
10 18 (3.47%) Azure Logic Apps
11 17 (3.28%) NuGet
12 16 (3.08%) Azure Storage
12 16 (3.08%) SaaS
13 15 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (2.89%) IaaS
14 14 (2.70%) Azure App Service
15 13 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (2.31%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.96%) Firewall
2 4 (0.77%) HTTP
3 2 (0.39%) DNS
4 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.19%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) LAN
4 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) VPN
4 1 (0.19%) WAN
4 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 36 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 33 (6.36%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.89%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.12%) MySQL
8 10 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (1.35%) Event Store
9 7 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.16%) Power BI
11 5 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.96%) Redis
12 4 (0.77%) Big Data
12 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2019
13 3 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.39%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.19%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (10.79%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.55%) Visual Studio
3 33 (6.36%) TeamCity
4 27 (5.20%) JIRA
5 20 (3.85%) Subversion
6 18 (3.47%) NUnit
7 15 (2.89%) Selenium
8 12 (2.31%) Moq
8 12 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (2.31%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.54%) SonarQube
10 6 (1.16%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.16%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.77%) git-flow
11 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.58%) Cypress.io
12 3 (0.58%) MSTest
12 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.39%) MSBuild
General
1 127 (24.47%) Finance
2 72 (13.87%) Banking
3 48 (9.25%) Front Office
4 42 (8.09%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.73%) Retail
6 7 (1.35%) Marketing
6 7 (1.35%) Public Sector
7 5 (0.96%) Electronics
7 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.58%) Publishing
9 2 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Police
Job Titles
1 350 (67.44%) Developer
2 233 (44.89%) .NET Developer
3 139 (26.78%) C# Developer
4 63 (12.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (10.60%) Software Engineer
6 54 (10.40%) Senior Developer
7 47 (9.06%) Azure Developer
8 44 (8.48%) Full Stack Developer
9 39 (7.51%) .NET Software Engineer
10 35 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
11 31 (5.97%) Quantitative Developer
12 30 (5.78%) C# Quant Developer
13 25 (4.82%) React Developer
14 24 (4.62%) AWS Developer
15 23 (4.43%) Architect
15 23 (4.43%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
16 21 (4.05%) .NET Software Developer
17 20 (3.85%) Angular Developer
18 18 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
19 17 (3.28%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (99.61%) .NET
2 118 (22.74%) AngularJS
3 107 (20.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 101 (19.46%) ASP.NET
5 95 (18.30%) React
6 90 (17.34%) .NET Framework
7 74 (14.26%) HTML
8 65 (12.52%) CSS
9 61 (11.75%) ASP.NET Core
10 52 (10.02%) REST
11 51 (9.83%) HTML5
12 38 (7.32%) Entity Framework
12 38 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
13 31 (5.97%) Vue.js
14 30 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (5.78%) CSS3
15 29 (5.59%) Web Services
16 27 (5.20%) Kafka
16 27 (5.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (5.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 116 (22.35%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (10.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (7.13%) Hedge funds
4 33 (6.36%) Data Structures
5 32 (6.17%) Algorithms
5 32 (6.17%) Fixed Income
6 27 (5.20%) Cloud Native
7 23 (4.43%) Derivative
7 23 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (3.08%) User Experience
10 15 (2.89%) Equities
11 13 (2.50%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.54%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.96%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.77%) CMDB
14 4 (0.77%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.58%) BBC
15 3 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
15 3 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.09%) Linux
1 42 (8.09%) Windows
2 10 (1.93%) Unix
3 3 (0.58%) Android
3 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.39%) CentOS
4 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (44.32%) Microservices
2 188 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (27.94%) DevOps
4 133 (25.63%) TDD
5 128 (24.66%) Software Engineering
6 83 (15.99%) Fintech
7 59 (11.37%) MVC
8 56 (10.79%) BDD
9 44 (8.48%) Unit Testing
10 42 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (7.51%) SDLC
12 37 (7.13%) SOA
13 36 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (6.36%) Scrum
15 31 (5.97%) Analytics
15 31 (5.97%) Multithreading
16 29 (5.59%) E-Commerce
16 29 (5.59%) Test Automation
17 28 (5.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 28 (5.39%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 411 (79.19%) C#
2 180 (34.68%) SQL
3 132 (25.43%) JavaScript
4 55 (10.60%) TypeScript
5 54 (10.40%) C++
6 53 (10.21%) Python
7 44 (8.48%) PL/SQL
8 31 (5.97%) PowerShell
9 29 (5.59%) T-SQL
10 19 (3.66%) Go
11 16 (3.08%) Java
12 7 (1.35%) Kotlin
13 4 (0.77%) Ada
14 3 (0.58%) C
14 3 (0.58%) ES6
15 2 (0.39%) Ruby
15 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.39%) VBA
16 1 (0.19%) VB
16 1 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (4.82%) Degree
2 9 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.12%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) GDPR
3 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 109 (21.00%) Docker
2 15 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.58%) LXC
Systems Management
1 130 (25.05%) Kubernetes
2 73 (14.07%) Terraform
3 9 (1.73%) Ansible
4 5 (0.96%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.77%) Puppet
6 3 (0.58%) MIIS
7 2 (0.39%) Grafana
7 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.19%) Consul
8 1 (0.19%) Istio
8 1 (0.19%) Packer
8 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 92 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.98%) Oracle
3 13 (2.50%) MuleSoft
4 12 (2.31%) DevExpress
4 12 (2.31%) TIBCO
5 10 (1.93%) Google
6 6 (1.16%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.96%) MEDITECH
7 5 (0.96%) SAP
7 5 (0.96%) VMware
8 4 (0.77%) Dell
9 3 (0.58%) Apple
9 3 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.58%) Facebook
9 3 (0.58%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.58%) Sony
9 3 (0.58%) Workday
9 3 (0.58%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.39%) Refinitiv
10 2 (0.39%) Splunk