Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 464 614
Rank change year-on-year +204 +150 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 493 173 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 0.36% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 0.98% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 147 6
London median daily rate £500 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.04% -
10th Percentile £386 £388 £344
90th Percentile £600 £588 £471
England median daily rate £455 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +7.06% +17.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

.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 18,404 17,604 15,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.12% 37.02% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,918 13,476 11,577
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £321
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 100 71
London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.31 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.94% -26.73% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.71 £19.00 £19.23
90th Percentile £61.27 £47.83 £57.50
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.01% +5.60%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in London

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Core in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Core in London

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Core in London over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor 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 12 December 2018. 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 +72 139 £513 +7.89% 76
West London +21 26 £475 -8.43% 32
East London - 8 £425 - 16
South London -12 6 £400 +23.08% 2
North London - 1 £500 - 2
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 491 (99.59%) .NET
2 435 (88.24%) C#
3 323 (65.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 274 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
5 226 (45.84%) TDD
6 220 (44.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 219 (44.42%) AngularJS
8 214 (43.41%) Microservices
9 186 (37.73%) MVC
10 182 (36.92%) JavaScript
11 164 (33.27%) SQL Server
12 140 (28.40%) SQL
13 138 (27.99%) Greenfield Project
14 133 (26.98%) ASP.NET
15 116 (23.53%) React
16 107 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
17 101 (20.49%) BDD
17 101 (20.49%) CSS
17 101 (20.49%) HTML
18 100 (20.28%) REST
19 99 (20.08%) Angular 2
20 97 (19.68%) Fintech
21 92 (18.66%) .NET Framework
22 83 (16.84%) Finance
22 83 (16.84%) Octopus Deploy
23 80 (16.23%) Git (software)
24 79 (16.02%) Microsoft
25 77 (15.62%) Scrum
25 77 (15.62%) Docker
25 77 (15.62%) ASP.NET MVC

.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 40 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.25%) IIS
3 7 (1.42%) CMS
3 7 (1.42%) NServiceBus
4 6 (1.22%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.61%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.41%) Apache
8 2 (0.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.20%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.20%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.41%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 323 (65.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (9.33%) Serverless
4 28 (5.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (4.67%) Azure Functions
6 13 (2.64%) GitHub
6 13 (2.64%) PaaS
7 10 (2.03%) SaaS
8 6 (1.22%) npm
9 5 (1.01%) IaaS
10 4 (0.81%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.07%) HTTP
2 8 (1.62%) DNS
3 1 (0.20%) DKIM
3 1 (0.20%) DMARC
3 1 (0.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (33.27%) SQL Server
2 71 (14.40%) Cosmos DB
3 58 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 46 (9.33%) NoSQL
5 31 (6.29%) SQL Server 2016
6 29 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 28 (5.68%) Relational Database
8 27 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (5.48%) Redis
9 26 (5.27%) Data Lake
10 14 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (2.03%) Power BI
13 9 (1.83%) CouchDB
14 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.22%) NewSQL
15 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (1.01%) Big Data
16 5 (1.01%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 83 (16.84%) Octopus Deploy
2 80 (16.23%) Git (software)
3 67 (13.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 50 (10.14%) TeamCity
5 43 (8.72%) NUnit
6 42 (8.52%) Selenium
7 40 (8.11%) Moq
7 40 (8.11%) Visual Studio
8 32 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (6.09%) Jenkins
10 26 (5.27%) MSTest
11 25 (5.07%) SpecFlow
12 14 (2.84%) JIRA
13 12 (2.43%) WebDriver
14 9 (1.83%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (1.42%) Artifactory
16 6 (1.22%) GitLab
16 6 (1.22%) gulp
17 4 (0.81%) jspm
General
1 83 (16.84%) Finance
2 31 (6.29%) Law
3 23 (4.67%) Banking
4 19 (3.85%) Retail
5 13 (2.64%) Advertising
6 12 (2.43%) Front Office
7 8 (1.62%) Marketing
8 7 (1.42%) Billing
9 4 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.81%) Legal
9 4 (0.81%) Publishing
10 3 (0.61%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 406 (82.35%) Developer
2 305 (61.87%) .NET Developer
3 179 (36.31%) C# Developer
4 104 (21.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 83 (16.84%) Angular Developer
6 78 (15.82%) Senior Developer
7 72 (14.60%) Azure Developer
8 58 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 56 (11.36%) Full Stack Developer
10 37 (7.51%) React Developer
11 34 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 32 (6.49%) AWS Developer
13 30 (6.09%) Senior C# Developer
14 28 (5.68%) .NET Developer - Fintech
15 19 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
16 18 (3.65%) Lead Developer
17 17 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
18 14 (2.84%) Architect
18 14 (2.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 14 (2.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (99.59%) .NET
2 220 (44.62%) ASP.NET Web API
3 219 (44.42%) AngularJS
4 133 (26.98%) ASP.NET
5 116 (23.53%) React
6 101 (20.49%) CSS
6 101 (20.49%) HTML
7 100 (20.28%) REST
8 99 (20.08%) Angular 2
9 92 (18.66%) .NET Framework
10 77 (15.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 59 (11.97%) HTML5
12 54 (10.95%) Entity Framework
13 52 (10.55%) Web Services
14 47 (9.53%) jQuery
15 41 (8.32%) Node.js
16 35 (7.10%) WCF
17 33 (6.69%) RabbitMQ
17 33 (6.69%) RESTful
18 27 (5.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 138 (27.99%) Greenfield Project
2 97 (19.68%) Fintech
3 27 (5.48%) User Experience
4 21 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.45%) Hedge funds
6 9 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.01%) Tandem
9 4 (0.81%) Cloud Native
9 4 (0.81%) Grid Computing
9 4 (0.81%) NHS
10 3 (0.61%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.61%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.41%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.41%) Derivative
11 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.90%) Windows
2 6 (1.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.61%) Android
3 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.61%) Linux
4 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (45.84%) TDD
3 214 (43.41%) Microservices
4 186 (37.73%) MVC
5 101 (20.49%) BDD
6 77 (15.62%) Scrum
7 76 (15.42%) DevOps
8 62 (12.58%) E-Commerce
9 52 (10.55%) Web Development
10 49 (9.94%) Unit Testing
11 44 (8.92%) SOLID
12 41 (8.32%) Test Automation
13 39 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (7.91%) OO
13 39 (7.91%) SDLC
14 37 (7.51%) Asset Management
14 37 (7.51%) Continuous Delivery
15 32 (6.49%) Software Engineering
16 26 (5.27%) Pair Programming
17 25 (5.07%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 435 (88.24%) C#
2 182 (36.92%) JavaScript
3 140 (28.40%) SQL
4 47 (9.53%) TypeScript
5 25 (5.07%) C
6 18 (3.65%) Java
7 15 (3.04%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.04%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.84%) Python
9 8 (1.62%) Go
9 8 (1.62%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.42%) ES6
11 5 (1.01%) Scala
12 4 (0.81%) U-SQL
13 3 (0.61%) F#
14 2 (0.41%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.41%) C++
14 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (3.85%) Degree
2 9 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.84%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) PSD2
3 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 77 (15.62%) Docker
2 3 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 67 (13.59%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.26%) Ansible
3 8 (1.62%) Puppet
4 6 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.22%) Terraform
5 3 (0.61%) Grafana
5 3 (0.61%) Kibana
6 2 (0.41%) Packer
7 1 (0.20%) Consul
7 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 79 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.03%) Oracle
3 9 (1.83%) Google
4 6 (1.22%) Veracode
5 5 (1.01%) Tableau
6 4 (0.81%) SendGrid
7 3 (0.61%) Nintex
8 2 (0.41%) SAP
8 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.20%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.20%) Apple
9 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.20%) RedGate
9 1 (0.20%) Reuters
9 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.20%) Splunk
9 1 (0.20%) webMethods