Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 151 188
Rank change year-on-year -29 +37 +75
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 565 274 523
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.56% 1.91% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 5.11% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 223 433
10th Percentile £418 £409 £413
25th Percentile £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year - +9.52% +10.53%
75th Percentile £675 £681 £588
90th Percentile £725 £800 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £35.07
% change year-on-year +122.22% -35.83% -

.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 12,336 5,363 13,356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.00% 37.34% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,313 3,979 10,065
10th Percentile £413 £360 £375
25th Percentile £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £573 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.05% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £740 £713 £694
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 21 68
10th Percentile £20.93 £22.50 £20.13
25th Percentile £35.00 £25.00 £36.70
Median hourly rate £50.45 £35.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +44.15% -30.00% +14.94%
75th Percentile £69.08 £43.75 £53.00
90th Percentile £79.75 £51.50 £64.12
England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.67% +8.36%

.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 October 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 28 October 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 -46 52 £575 - 162
West London -16 3 £484 +20.94% 45
East London -13 2 £528 -21.85% 26
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 562 (99.47%) .NET
2 482 (85.31%) C#
3 301 (53.27%) Azure
4 233 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
5 230 (40.71%) Microservices
6 226 (40.00%) SQL
7 184 (32.57%) Full Stack Development
8 182 (32.21%) .NET Framework
9 175 (30.97%) DevOps
10 168 (29.73%) SQL Server
11 156 (27.61%) Kubernetes
12 155 (27.43%) AngularJS
13 144 (25.49%) Docker
14 142 (25.13%) JavaScript
15 141 (24.96%) Software Engineering
16 117 (20.71%) ASP.NET
17 109 (19.29%) AWS
18 108 (19.12%) TDD
19 105 (18.58%) Banking
19 105 (18.58%) Git (software)
20 102 (18.05%) HTML
21 99 (17.52%) ASP.NET Web API
22 97 (17.17%) Oracle
23 92 (16.28%) CSS
24 91 (16.11%) Finance
25 90 (15.93%) Python
26 86 (15.22%) SDLC
27 84 (14.87%) Entity Framework
28 83 (14.69%) Unit Testing
29 82 (14.51%) REST

.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 22 (3.89%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (2.48%) Confluence
3 8 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.06%) Umbraco
5 5 (0.88%) Apache
5 5 (0.88%) CMS
6 4 (0.71%) IIS
7 3 (0.53%) Ethereum
7 3 (0.53%) nginx
7 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.35%) Kentico
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.18%) Camunda
9 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.18%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (4.96%) SunGard Martini
2 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 301 (53.27%) Azure
2 109 (19.29%) AWS
3 64 (11.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 64 (11.33%) Serverless
4 51 (9.03%) Azure Service Bus
5 50 (8.85%) Azure Functions
6 41 (7.26%) PaaS
7 31 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
8 29 (5.13%) Azure Logic Apps
8 29 (5.13%) Azure Storage
9 25 (4.42%) IaaS
10 20 (3.54%) Azure Key Vault
11 19 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (2.30%) GCP
13 13 (2.30%) OpenShift
14 9 (1.59%) GitHub
15 8 (1.42%) Azure Service Fabric
15 8 (1.42%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.42%) HTTP
3 3 (0.53%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.35%) Firewall
4 2 (0.35%) IPv4
4 2 (0.35%) LAN
4 2 (0.35%) WAN
5 1 (0.18%) Extranet
5 1 (0.18%) Internet
5 1 (0.18%) SSH
5 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.96%) Azure SQL Database
2 45 (7.96%) Relational Database
3 41 (7.26%) NoSQL
4 38 (6.73%) MongoDB
5 28 (4.96%) Oracle Database
5 28 (4.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 23 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (2.83%) MySQL
8 13 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (1.77%) SQL Server 2019
11 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.71%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.71%) Power BI
14 3 (0.53%) Big Data
14 3 (0.53%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 105 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 73 (12.92%) TeamCity
3 41 (7.26%) Visual Studio
4 37 (6.55%) Jenkins
4 37 (6.55%) Subversion
5 33 (5.84%) Octopus Deploy
6 29 (5.13%) Bitbucket
7 28 (4.96%) Artifactory
7 28 (4.96%) CppUnit
7 28 (4.96%) Oracle APEX
7 28 (4.96%) Robot Framework
8 27 (4.78%) NUnit
9 26 (4.60%) JIRA
10 20 (3.54%) SpecFlow
11 16 (2.83%) Mocha
11 16 (2.83%) Moq
12 14 (2.48%) CircleCI
12 14 (2.48%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.88%) ESLint
General
1 105 (18.58%) Banking
2 91 (16.11%) Finance
3 75 (13.27%) Social Skills
4 63 (11.15%) Front Office
5 60 (10.62%) Investment Banking
6 33 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (3.01%) Presentation Skills
8 13 (2.30%) Retail
9 10 (1.77%) Documentation Skills
10 9 (1.59%) Back Office
11 7 (1.24%) Billing
12 6 (1.06%) Public Sector
13 5 (0.88%) Marketing
14 3 (0.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 2 (0.35%) Automotive
15 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.35%) Influencing Skills
15 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.35%) Publishing
16 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 365 (64.60%) Developer
2 194 (34.34%) .NET Developer
3 145 (25.66%) C# Developer
4 68 (12.04%) Full Stack Developer
5 62 (10.97%) Azure Developer
6 60 (10.62%) Software Engineer
7 58 (10.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 45 (7.96%) Senior Developer
9 31 (5.49%) Angular Developer
10 29 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
10 29 (5.13%) C++ Developer
11 28 (4.96%) .NET Software Engineer
11 28 (4.96%) Front Office Developer
11 28 (4.96%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
12 24 (4.25%) Azure Engineer
13 23 (4.07%) Senior .NET Developer
14 21 (3.72%) Architect
14 21 (3.72%) SQL Developer
15 20 (3.54%) Energy Trading Developer
16 19 (3.36%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 562 (99.47%) .NET
2 182 (32.21%) .NET Framework
3 155 (27.43%) AngularJS
4 117 (20.71%) ASP.NET
5 102 (18.05%) HTML
6 99 (17.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 92 (16.28%) CSS
8 84 (14.87%) Entity Framework
9 82 (14.51%) REST
10 80 (14.16%) React
11 61 (10.80%) RESTful
12 54 (9.56%) JSON
13 49 (8.67%) HTML5
14 42 (7.43%) Web Services
15 38 (6.73%) ASP.NET Core
16 35 (6.19%) WCF
17 34 (6.02%) gRPC
18 33 (5.84%) XML
19 32 (5.66%) WPF
20 29 (5.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.04%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (8.50%) Cloud Native
3 27 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (4.07%) Data Structures
4 23 (4.07%) Legacy Systems
5 20 (3.54%) Data Protection Act
6 18 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (3.01%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.65%) CMDB
9 11 (1.95%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.95%) User Experience
10 10 (1.77%) Derivative
11 7 (1.24%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.71%) Market Risk
15 2 (0.35%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.35%) Equities
15 2 (0.35%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.16%) Windows
2 15 (2.65%) Linux
3 2 (0.35%) Unix
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (40.71%) Microservices
3 184 (32.57%) Full Stack Development
4 175 (30.97%) DevOps
5 141 (24.96%) Software Engineering
6 108 (19.12%) TDD
7 86 (15.22%) SDLC
8 83 (14.69%) Unit Testing
9 75 (13.27%) MVC
10 57 (10.09%) SOLID
11 56 (9.91%) Scrum
12 52 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 52 (9.20%) Multithreading
12 52 (9.20%) Test Automation
13 50 (8.85%) Fintech
14 42 (7.43%) Clean Code
15 41 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (7.08%) Event-Driven
17 37 (6.55%) BDD
18 35 (6.19%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 482 (85.31%) C#
2 226 (40.00%) SQL
3 142 (25.13%) JavaScript
4 90 (15.93%) Python
5 82 (14.51%) TypeScript
6 66 (11.68%) C++
7 57 (10.09%) PL/SQL
8 43 (7.61%) T-SQL
9 23 (4.07%) Go
10 19 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.12%) Java
12 7 (1.24%) C
13 5 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.71%) Groovy
14 4 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.53%) Scala
15 3 (0.53%) VB
15 3 (0.53%) VBA
16 2 (0.35%) ES6
16 2 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (5.13%) Degree
2 13 (2.30%) SC Cleared
2 13 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.54%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) WCAG
3 1 (0.18%) Accessibility
System Software
1 144 (25.49%) Docker
2 13 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 156 (27.61%) Kubernetes
2 38 (6.73%) Terraform
3 28 (4.96%) BladeLogic
4 18 (3.19%) Prometheus
5 17 (3.01%) MIIS
6 6 (1.06%) Ansible
7 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.88%) Puppet
8 4 (0.71%) Grafana
9 3 (0.53%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.35%) SCCM
11 1 (0.18%) Control-M
11 1 (0.18%) Istio
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 97 (17.17%) Oracle
2 77 (13.63%) Microsoft
3 28 (4.96%) FIS
3 28 (4.96%) SunGard
4 22 (3.89%) MuleSoft
5 11 (1.95%) Telerik
6 10 (1.77%) Google
7 9 (1.59%) ESRI
8 6 (1.06%) Splunk
9 4 (0.71%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.53%) New Relic
10 3 (0.53%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.53%) Spiceworks
10 3 (0.53%) Sybase
10 3 (0.53%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.35%) Apple
11 2 (0.35%) Charles River
11 2 (0.35%) IBM
11 2 (0.35%) Nintex
11 2 (0.35%) QAD