Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 139 202
Rank change year-on-year +13 +63 +127
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 614 315 558
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.07% 1.94% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 5.09% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 252 490
10th Percentile £413 £421 £413
25th Percentile £463 £463 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £650 £688 £600
90th Percentile £713 £800 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.07

.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 10,528 6,184 14,902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.57% 38.10% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,837 4,612 11,238
10th Percentile £400 £375 £375
25th Percentile £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £631 £601
90th Percentile £718 £713 £675
England median daily rate £524 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.70% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 59
10th Percentile £25.33 £23.00 £13.05
25th Percentile £35.06 £31.11 £32.88
Median hourly rate £47.00 £46.75 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% -2.26% +10.59%
75th Percentile £63.99 £63.00 £54.38
90th Percentile £68.81 £67.52 £69.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

.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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -20 41 £563 -2.17% 183
South London +22 1 £475 +5.56% 15
East London +4 1 £465 +9.41% 24
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 612 (99.67%) .NET
2 505 (82.25%) C#
3 333 (54.23%) Azure
4 244 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (38.76%) Microservices
6 222 (36.16%) SQL
7 173 (28.18%) DevOps
8 159 (25.90%) AngularJS
9 154 (25.08%) TDD
10 150 (24.43%) Kubernetes
11 148 (24.10%) Software Engineering
12 135 (21.99%) Docker
13 133 (21.66%) AWS
14 132 (21.50%) .NET Framework
15 131 (21.34%) JavaScript
16 126 (20.52%) SQL Server
17 124 (20.20%) Finance
18 115 (18.73%) ASP.NET
19 112 (18.24%) Banking
20 107 (17.43%) Oracle
21 98 (15.96%) Python
22 93 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
23 89 (14.50%) Git (software)
23 89 (14.50%) Microsoft
23 89 (14.50%) HTML
24 84 (13.68%) Greenfield Project
25 80 (13.03%) C++
26 76 (12.38%) PL/SQL
27 72 (11.73%) MVC
28 71 (11.56%) Fintech

.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 24 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.79%) IIS
4 10 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.81%) Confluence
5 5 (0.81%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.65%) CMS
7 3 (0.49%) Ethereum
7 3 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.33%) Apache
8 2 (0.33%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.33%) Kentico
8 2 (0.33%) nginx
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.16%) Camunda
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) SAS
9 1 (0.16%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.44%) SunGard Martini
2 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 333 (54.23%) Azure
2 133 (21.66%) AWS
3 66 (10.75%) Serverless
4 56 (9.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 55 (8.96%) Azure Functions
6 45 (7.33%) PaaS
7 37 (6.03%) IaaS
8 35 (5.70%) Azure Service Bus
9 33 (5.37%) AWS Lambda
10 31 (5.05%) Azure Logic Apps
11 29 (4.72%) Azure Storage
12 25 (4.07%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (3.09%) SaaS
14 18 (2.93%) GCP
15 16 (2.61%) Azure Service Fabric
16 14 (2.28%) NuGet
17 11 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
18 10 (1.63%) Power Platform
19 7 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
20 6 (0.98%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.81%) Firewall
2 5 (0.81%) HTTP
3 3 (0.49%) LAN
3 3 (0.49%) WAN
4 2 (0.33%) IPv4
4 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Extranet
5 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.31%) Azure SQL Database
3 39 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 36 (5.86%) NoSQL
5 34 (5.54%) Relational Database
6 27 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (2.61%) MySQL
8 15 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.14%) Power BI
12 5 (0.81%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2019
13 4 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.65%) Big Data
13 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 89 (14.50%) Git (software)
2 60 (9.77%) TeamCity
3 43 (7.00%) Visual Studio
4 34 (5.54%) Subversion
5 27 (4.40%) JIRA
6 26 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 24 (3.91%) NUnit
8 19 (3.09%) Bitbucket
9 15 (2.44%) Artifactory
9 15 (2.44%) CppUnit
9 15 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
9 15 (2.44%) Robot Framework
10 14 (2.28%) Moq
11 12 (1.95%) Jasmine
12 10 (1.63%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (1.30%) Selenium
13 8 (1.30%) SpecFlow
13 8 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.81%) CircleCI
General
1 124 (20.20%) Finance
2 112 (18.24%) Banking
3 66 (10.75%) Front Office
3 66 (10.75%) Investment Banking
4 42 (6.84%) Social Skills
5 24 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.12%) Presentation Skills
7 10 (1.63%) Back Office
8 9 (1.47%) Marketing
9 8 (1.30%) Documentation Skills
10 7 (1.14%) Billing
11 6 (0.98%) Public Sector
12 5 (0.81%) Retail
13 4 (0.65%) Electronics
13 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.65%) Publishing
13 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 2 (0.33%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 407 (66.29%) Developer
2 233 (37.95%) .NET Developer
3 185 (30.13%) C# Developer
4 80 (13.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (9.93%) Azure Developer
6 58 (9.45%) Software Engineer
7 56 (9.12%) Senior Developer
8 49 (7.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 29 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
9 29 (4.72%) SQL Developer
10 28 (4.56%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
11 27 (4.40%) Angular Developer
12 26 (4.23%) C++ Developer
13 25 (4.07%) Quantitative Developer
14 24 (3.91%) AWS Developer
14 24 (3.91%) C# Quant Developer
14 24 (3.91%) Oracle Developer
15 22 (3.58%) Azure Engineer
15 22 (3.58%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
16 20 (3.26%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (99.67%) .NET
2 159 (25.90%) AngularJS
3 132 (21.50%) .NET Framework
4 115 (18.73%) ASP.NET
5 93 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 89 (14.50%) HTML
7 68 (11.07%) React
8 59 (9.61%) REST
9 58 (9.45%) CSS
10 53 (8.63%) ASP.NET Core
10 53 (8.63%) HTML5
11 50 (8.14%) Entity Framework
12 40 (6.51%) RESTful
13 38 (6.19%) Kafka
14 37 (6.03%) JSON
14 37 (6.03%) WCF
15 36 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (5.37%) WPF
17 32 (5.21%) Web Services
18 28 (4.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.68%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (9.61%) Cloud Native
3 52 (8.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (7.65%) Data Structures
5 31 (5.05%) Hedge funds
6 30 (4.89%) Algorithms
7 26 (4.23%) Fixed Income
8 21 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (3.26%) User Experience
10 19 (3.09%) CMDB
10 19 (3.09%) Legacy Systems
11 17 (2.77%) Derivative
12 9 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (1.30%) Equities
14 6 (0.98%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.98%) Reference Data
15 5 (0.81%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
16 3 (0.49%) BBC
16 3 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (9.77%) Windows
2 41 (6.68%) Linux
3 9 (1.47%) Unix
4 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.16%) CentOS
5 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (38.76%) Microservices
3 173 (28.18%) DevOps
4 154 (25.08%) TDD
5 148 (24.10%) Software Engineering
6 72 (11.73%) MVC
7 71 (11.56%) Fintech
8 61 (9.93%) Unit Testing
9 56 (9.12%) SDLC
10 50 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 47 (7.65%) BDD
11 47 (7.65%) Multithreading
12 40 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (6.51%) Event-Driven
13 39 (6.35%) Clean Code
14 36 (5.86%) E-Commerce
14 36 (5.86%) Scrum
14 36 (5.86%) SOLID
15 35 (5.70%) Front End Development
15 35 (5.70%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 505 (82.25%) C#
2 222 (36.16%) SQL
3 131 (21.34%) JavaScript
4 98 (15.96%) Python
5 80 (13.03%) C++
6 76 (12.38%) PL/SQL
7 56 (9.12%) TypeScript
8 35 (5.70%) T-SQL
9 27 (4.40%) Go
10 23 (3.75%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.28%) Java
12 8 (1.30%) C
13 6 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.98%) VBA
14 4 (0.65%) Ada
14 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.65%) VB
15 3 (0.49%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.49%) PHP
15 3 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (5.37%) Degree
2 13 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.49%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.16%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.28%) QA
2 4 (0.65%) WCAG
3 2 (0.33%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 135 (21.99%) Docker
2 7 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 150 (24.43%) Kubernetes
2 58 (9.45%) Terraform
3 24 (3.91%) Prometheus
4 15 (2.44%) BladeLogic
4 15 (2.44%) MIIS
5 13 (2.12%) Ansible
6 5 (0.81%) Grafana
6 5 (0.81%) Puppet
6 5 (0.81%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.33%) SCCM
9 1 (0.16%) Istio
9 1 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 107 (17.43%) Oracle
2 89 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.91%) MuleSoft
4 15 (2.44%) FIS
4 15 (2.44%) SunGard
5 13 (2.12%) TIBCO
6 12 (1.95%) Google
7 11 (1.79%) DevExpress
8 8 (1.30%) ESRI
8 8 (1.30%) Splunk
8 8 (1.30%) Telerik
9 6 (0.98%) New Relic
9 6 (0.98%) QAD
9 6 (0.98%) Refinitiv
10 5 (0.81%) Spiceworks
10 5 (0.81%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.65%) Dell
11 4 (0.65%) SAP
11 4 (0.65%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.49%) Sybase