Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 475 -
Rank change year-on-year +202 - -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 442 145 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 0.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 395 124 0
London median daily rate £488 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - -
England median daily rate £450 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +5.88% +30.77% -
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 18,099 16,290 15,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.44% 36.93% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,687 12,245 11,290
London median daily rate £518 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £370 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 96 62
London median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £20.65 £18.75 £19.00
90th Percentile £72.50 £52.25 £87.28
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.35%

.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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +58 123 £500 +5.26% 62
West London +5 25 £450 -14.29% 29
South London - 6 £325 - 2
North London - 3 £500 -
East London - 2 £380 - 7
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 440 (99.55%) .NET
2 390 (88.24%) C#
3 263 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
4 259 (58.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 222 (50.23%) TDD
6 215 (48.64%) AngularJS
7 203 (45.93%) MVC
8 202 (45.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 190 (42.99%) Microservices
10 157 (35.52%) SQL Server
11 152 (34.39%) JavaScript
12 137 (31.00%) ASP.NET
13 124 (28.05%) SQL
14 112 (25.34%) Angular 2
15 109 (24.66%) Greenfield Project
16 97 (21.95%) REST
17 93 (21.04%) React
18 92 (20.81%) HTML
19 91 (20.59%) Fintech
20 90 (20.36%) Amazon AWS
20 90 (20.36%) BDD
21 87 (19.68%) .NET Framework
22 86 (19.46%) CSS
23 76 (17.19%) Octopus Deploy
24 75 (16.97%) ASP.NET MVC
25 71 (16.06%) Git (software)
26 68 (15.38%) Cosmos DB
27 67 (15.16%) Docker
28 66 (14.93%) Scrum
29 65 (14.71%) Microsoft

.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 31 (7.01%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (4.52%) IIS
3 19 (4.30%) NServiceBus
4 6 (1.36%) CMS
5 4 (0.90%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.68%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.45%) Apache
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 259 (58.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (20.36%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (7.92%) Serverless
4 20 (4.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (4.52%) PaaS
5 18 (4.07%) Azure Functions
6 13 (2.94%) npm
7 8 (1.81%) SaaS
8 5 (1.13%) GitHub
9 4 (0.90%) AWS Fargate
10 3 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.68%) IaaS
11 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.98%) HTTP
2 2 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (35.52%) SQL Server
2 68 (15.38%) Cosmos DB
3 40 (9.05%) NoSQL
4 39 (8.82%) Azure SQL Database
5 35 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (7.01%) Relational Database
7 26 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 19 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (4.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 15 (3.39%) Data Lake
10 14 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (2.94%) Power BI
12 11 (2.49%) Redis
13 9 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.81%) RavenDB
15 7 (1.58%) NewSQL
16 6 (1.36%) MySQL
17 5 (1.13%) Big Data
17 5 (1.13%) RDBMS
17 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 76 (17.19%) Octopus Deploy
2 71 (16.06%) Git (software)
3 54 (12.22%) TeamCity
4 49 (11.09%) NUnit
5 30 (6.79%) Visual Studio Team System
6 25 (5.66%) Selenium
7 24 (5.43%) Visual Studio
8 23 (5.20%) Moq
9 18 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (3.62%) MSTest
11 14 (3.17%) Jenkins
12 13 (2.94%) SpecFlow
13 12 (2.71%) WebDriver
14 11 (2.49%) JIRA
15 10 (2.26%) webpack
16 9 (2.04%) GitLab
17 7 (1.58%) Artifactory
18 6 (1.36%) Jasmine
19 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 4 (0.90%) NSubstitute
General
1 63 (14.25%) Finance
2 32 (7.24%) Law
3 21 (4.75%) Banking
4 16 (3.62%) Marketing
5 13 (2.94%) Retail
6 12 (2.71%) Advertising
7 5 (1.13%) Back Office
8 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Billing
9 2 (0.45%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 362 (81.90%) Developer
2 294 (66.52%) .NET Developer
3 137 (31.00%) C# Developer
4 93 (21.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (16.97%) Senior Developer
6 69 (15.61%) Angular Developer
7 65 (14.71%) Senior .NET Developer
8 54 (12.22%) Azure Developer
9 46 (10.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 34 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 29 (6.56%) Senior C# Developer
12 28 (6.33%) AWS Developer
13 24 (5.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 20 (4.52%) .NET Developer - Fintech
15 18 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
16 15 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 13 (2.94%) React Developer
18 12 (2.71%) Principal .NET Developer
18 12 (2.71%) Principal Developer
18 12 (2.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (99.55%) .NET
2 215 (48.64%) AngularJS
3 202 (45.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 137 (31.00%) ASP.NET
5 112 (25.34%) Angular 2
6 97 (21.95%) REST
7 93 (21.04%) React
8 92 (20.81%) HTML
9 87 (19.68%) .NET Framework
10 86 (19.46%) CSS
11 75 (16.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 55 (12.44%) HTML5
13 51 (11.54%) Entity Framework
14 45 (10.18%) Web Services
15 41 (9.28%) jQuery
16 34 (7.69%) ASP.NET Core
17 31 (7.01%) Node.js
18 30 (6.79%) WCF
19 28 (6.33%) JSON
19 28 (6.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 109 (24.66%) Greenfield Project
2 91 (20.59%) Fintech
3 21 (4.75%) User Experience
4 20 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 8 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.81%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.58%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.13%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.90%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.68%) Animation
10 3 (0.68%) NHS
11 2 (0.45%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.45%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.45%) Derivative
12 1 (0.23%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.82%) Windows
2 8 (1.81%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.13%) Android
5 2 (0.45%) Linux
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (50.23%) TDD
3 203 (45.93%) MVC
4 190 (42.99%) Microservices
5 90 (20.36%) BDD
6 66 (14.93%) Scrum
7 58 (13.12%) SOLID
8 57 (12.90%) E-Commerce
9 55 (12.44%) DevOps
10 51 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (11.09%) Unit Testing
12 39 (8.82%) SDLC
12 39 (8.82%) Web Development
13 38 (8.60%) OO
14 37 (8.37%) Software Engineering
15 35 (7.92%) CQRS
16 29 (6.56%) SOA
17 28 (6.33%) Pair Programming
18 27 (6.11%) Test Automation
19 23 (5.20%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 390 (88.24%) C#
2 152 (34.39%) JavaScript
3 124 (28.05%) SQL
4 45 (10.18%) TypeScript
5 24 (5.43%) C
6 14 (3.17%) Java
7 12 (2.71%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.71%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.58%) ES6
8 7 (1.58%) Python
8 7 (1.58%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.68%) ES7
10 2 (0.45%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.45%) F#
10 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.45%) Ruby
10 2 (0.45%) Scala
11 1 (0.23%) CFML
11 1 (0.23%) XPath
11 1 (0.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (2.71%) Degree
2 5 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.52%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 67 (15.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (11.09%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.49%) Ansible
3 3 (0.68%) Puppet
3 3 (0.68%) Terraform
4 2 (0.45%) Grafana
4 2 (0.45%) Kibana
4 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.45%) Packer
5 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 65 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.26%) Google
3 6 (1.36%) Oracle
4 4 (0.90%) SendGrid
4 4 (0.90%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.68%) Tableau
6 2 (0.45%) BT
6 2 (0.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.45%) Telerik
6 2 (0.45%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.23%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.23%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.23%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.23%) New Relic
7 1 (0.23%) RedGate
7 1 (0.23%) Reuters
7 1 (0.23%) Splunk
7 1 (0.23%) webMethods