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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 28 May 2022 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
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 160 118 143
Rank change year-on-year -42 +25 +81
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 669 565 364
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.72% 2.27% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.53% 6.22% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 471 289
10th Percentile £450 £400 £418
25th Percentile £513 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £738 £631 £650
90th Percentile £825 £688 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -

.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 12,098 9,086 7,321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.08% 36.58% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,404 6,780 5,447
10th Percentile £425 £383 £375
25th Percentile £505 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £713 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £570 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +14.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 35 33
10th Percentile £26.25 £20.60 £23.80
25th Percentile £35.00 £36.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate £41.63 £50.00 £48.85
Median % change year-on-year -16.75% +2.35% +8.56%
75th Percentile £63.06 £65.00 £63.00
90th Percentile £75.39 £68.00 £68.71
England median hourly rate £51.88 £47.00 £46.42
% change year-on-year +10.37% +1.26% +3.14%

.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 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +13 75 £650 +23.81% 62
West London - 3 £525 - 19
South London -18 2 £713 +90.00% 6
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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.

1 668 (99.85%) .NET
2 565 (84.45%) C#
3 365 (54.56%) Azure
4 273 (40.81%) Agile
5 270 (40.36%) Microservices
6 249 (37.22%) Finance
7 225 (33.63%) JavaScript
8 218 (32.59%) ASP.NET
9 205 (30.64%) AngularJS
10 195 (29.15%) CI/CD
11 187 (27.95%) SQL
12 179 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 171 (25.56%) Software Engineering
14 163 (24.36%) Front Office
15 159 (23.77%) Full Stack Development
16 155 (23.17%) AWS
17 145 (21.67%) React
18 141 (21.08%) SQL Server
18 141 (21.08%) .NET Framework
19 135 (20.18%) Asset Management
20 133 (19.88%) Docker
21 123 (18.39%) Kubernetes
21 123 (18.39%) DevOps
22 122 (18.24%) Git (software)
23 120 (17.94%) Microsoft
24 117 (17.49%) Fintech
25 113 (16.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 113 (16.89%) TDD
26 110 (16.44%) Greenfield Project
27 109 (16.29%) Fixed Income

.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 23 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.75%) Confluence
4 5 (0.75%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.45%) CMS
5 3 (0.45%) Jupyter
5 3 (0.45%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.30%) nginx
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.15%) DNN
7 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.15%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.15%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Kentico
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.15%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.49%) SunGard Martini
2 8 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Endur
4 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 365 (54.56%) Azure
2 155 (23.17%) AWS
3 47 (7.03%) Azure Service Bus
4 41 (6.13%) GCP
4 41 (6.13%) Serverless
5 37 (5.53%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 32 (4.78%) PaaS
7 28 (4.19%) SaaS
8 27 (4.04%) Azure Functions
9 26 (3.89%) Azure Logic Apps
10 25 (3.74%) Microsoft 365
11 20 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (2.39%) Azure Monitor
13 16 (2.39%) Dynamics 365
13 16 (2.39%) IaaS
14 15 (2.24%) Amazon MSK
14 15 (2.24%) GitHub
15 13 (1.94%) Amazon EKS
15 13 (1.94%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.75%) AMQP
3 4 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.15%) HTTP
4 1 (0.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.17%) NoSQL
3 42 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (4.48%) Azure SQL Database
4 30 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 30 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.29%) MySQL
5 22 (3.29%) Oracle Database
5 22 (3.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 16 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.64%) Event Store
9 11 (1.64%) Redis
10 6 (0.90%) Data Lake
10 6 (0.90%) InterSystems Cache
11 5 (0.75%) Power BI
11 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.45%) Big Data
12 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 122 (18.24%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.32%) TeamCity
3 45 (6.73%) Visual Studio
4 29 (4.33%) NUnit
5 26 (3.89%) Moq
6 24 (3.59%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.84%) Artifactory
8 18 (2.69%) Bitbucket
8 18 (2.69%) Subversion
9 16 (2.39%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.79%) CppUnit
10 12 (1.79%) GitLab
10 12 (1.79%) Robot Framework
11 10 (1.49%) JIRA
11 10 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
11 10 (1.49%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.90%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.60%) MSTest
14 4 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 249 (37.22%) Finance
2 163 (24.36%) Front Office
3 84 (12.56%) Banking
4 64 (9.57%) Investment Banking
5 56 (8.37%) Social Skills
6 38 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (4.48%) Back Office
8 13 (1.94%) Public Sector
9 11 (1.64%) Legal
9 11 (1.64%) Retail
10 6 (0.90%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (0.75%) International Banking
12 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.45%) Aviation
13 3 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 3 (0.45%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.45%) Publishing
13 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 535 (79.97%) Developer
2 381 (56.95%) .NET Developer
3 181 (27.06%) C# Developer
4 112 (16.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 87 (13.00%) Software Engineer
6 79 (11.81%) Full Stack Developer
7 78 (11.66%) .NET Software Engineer
8 70 (10.46%) Azure Developer
9 62 (9.27%) .NET Software Developer
10 61 (9.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 50 (7.47%) AWS Developer
12 48 (7.17%) Senior Developer
13 37 (5.53%) Front Office Developer
14 35 (5.23%) AWS Engineer
14 35 (5.23%) AWS Software Engineer
15 34 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
16 33 (4.93%) .NET Developer - Fintech
17 31 (4.63%) Angular Developer
18 30 (4.48%) C# Software Engineer
19 26 (3.89%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 668 (99.85%) .NET
2 218 (32.59%) ASP.NET
3 205 (30.64%) AngularJS
4 179 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 145 (21.67%) React
6 141 (21.08%) .NET Framework
7 106 (15.84%) HTML
8 105 (15.70%) CSS
9 101 (15.10%) ASP.NET Core
10 55 (8.22%) Web Services
11 54 (8.07%) Vue.js
12 51 (7.62%) REST
13 45 (6.73%) Entity Framework
14 38 (5.68%) Kafka
14 38 (5.68%) RESTful
15 34 (5.08%) RabbitMQ
15 34 (5.08%) SignalR
16 33 (4.93%) JSON
17 27 (4.04%) HTML5
18 26 (3.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 113 (16.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 110 (16.44%) Greenfield Project
3 109 (16.29%) Fixed Income
4 104 (15.55%) Equities
5 95 (14.20%) Derivative
6 87 (13.00%) Hedge funds
7 58 (8.67%) User Experience
8 45 (6.73%) Cloud Native
9 18 (2.69%) Legacy Systems
10 14 (2.09%) Sports Betting
11 13 (1.94%) Exotic Derivative
12 10 (1.49%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.20%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.05%) Market Risk
14 7 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.90%) Credit Risk
16 5 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
16 5 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.75%) Learning Management System
17 4 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 98 (14.65%) Windows
2 11 (1.64%) Linux
3 4 (0.60%) Android
4 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.45%) Unix
5 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (40.81%) Agile
2 270 (40.36%) Microservices
3 195 (29.15%) CI/CD
4 171 (25.56%) Software Engineering
5 159 (23.77%) Full Stack Development
6 135 (20.18%) Asset Management
7 123 (18.39%) DevOps
8 117 (17.49%) Fintech
9 113 (16.89%) TDD
10 85 (12.71%) Investment Management
11 79 (11.81%) Test Automation
12 78 (11.66%) Migration
12 78 (11.66%) Multithreading
13 74 (11.06%) MVC
14 72 (10.76%) Scrum
15 60 (8.97%) Analytics
16 58 (8.67%) Clean Code
17 51 (7.62%) OO
18 49 (7.32%) SOLID
19 46 (6.88%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 565 (84.45%) C#
2 225 (33.63%) JavaScript
3 187 (27.95%) SQL
4 75 (11.21%) TypeScript
5 50 (7.47%) Python
6 39 (5.83%) C++
6 39 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 36 (5.38%) PowerShell
8 19 (2.84%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.09%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.94%) Go
11 7 (1.05%) Java
12 5 (0.75%) C
13 4 (0.60%) F#
13 4 (0.60%) VBA
14 2 (0.30%) Ada
14 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.15%) Groovy
15 1 (0.15%) Ruby
15 1 (0.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (3.14%) Degree
2 4 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (0.60%) HND
3 3 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.20%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) Accessibility
2 2 (0.30%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) DICOM
3 1 (0.15%) HL7
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (19.88%) Docker
2 16 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 123 (18.39%) Kubernetes
2 55 (8.22%) Terraform
3 12 (1.79%) BladeLogic
4 11 (1.64%) Grafana
4 11 (1.64%) Kibana
4 11 (1.64%) MIIS
4 11 (1.64%) Prometheus
5 7 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.90%) Ansible
7 2 (0.30%) Control-M
7 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 120 (17.94%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.43%) Oracle
3 15 (2.24%) TIBCO
4 12 (1.79%) Charles River
4 12 (1.79%) MuleSoft
5 11 (1.64%) Dynatrace
6 10 (1.49%) FIS
6 10 (1.49%) SunGard
7 6 (0.90%) Databricks
8 5 (0.75%) Google
9 4 (0.60%) IBM
10 3 (0.45%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.30%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.30%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.30%) Dell
11 2 (0.30%) Facebook
11 2 (0.30%) iManage
11 2 (0.30%) Intapp
11 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.30%) Xamarin