Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 17 November 2017 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
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 877 -
Rank change year-on-year +315 - -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 327 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.016% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 0.053% -
Number of daily rates quoted 264 14 0
UK median daily rate £425 £334 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.34% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 -
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32915 32203 32498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.02% 30.39% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23251 22320 22282
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 368 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.25 £14.09 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% -2.67% +10.29%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in the UK

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Core in the UK

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Core over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Core in the UK

.NET Core
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +300 311 £425 +22.74% 80
London +159 170 £475 +7.04% 27
UK excluding London +173 154 £375 +15.38% 53
South East +47 44 £400 +16.36% 14
Midlands - 35 £340 - 9
East Midlands - 27 £340 - 8
North of England +81 25 £375 +20.00% 20
East of England - 20 £525 - 6
South West - 20 £363 - 4
North West +37 16 £375 +29.31% 6
Scotland +1 12 £395 +19.25%
Yorkshire +37 9 £388 +29.17% 12
West Midlands - 8 £380 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for .NET Core.

1 326 (99.69%) .NET
2 257 (78.59%) C#
3 214 (65.44%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (63.00%) MVC
5 162 (49.54%) ASP.NET
6 154 (47.09%) TDD
7 148 (45.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 142 (43.43%) JavaScript
9 136 (41.59%) AngularJS
10 135 (41.28%) SQL Server
11 118 (36.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 93 (28.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 91 (27.83%) SQL
14 84 (25.69%) Microservices
15 81 (24.77%) HTML
16 80 (24.46%) CSS
17 79 (24.16%) BDD
18 77 (23.55%) Unit Testing
19 76 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
20 75 (22.94%) REST
21 72 (22.02%) .NET Framework
22 68 (20.80%) Microsoft
23 63 (19.27%) jQuery
24 62 (18.96%) React
25 61 (18.65%) Continuous Integration
26 60 (18.35%) Web Services
27 58 (17.74%) Scrum
28 57 (17.43%) RESTful
28 57 (17.43%) Docker
29 55 (16.82%) DevOps

.NET Core
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.34%) IIS
2 21 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (5.50%) CMS
4 6 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
7 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.31%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 118 (36.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.81%) PaaS
4 13 (3.98%) Serverless
5 10 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (2.75%) IaaS
6 9 (2.75%) npm
7 8 (2.45%) Google Analytics
7 8 (2.45%) SaaS
8 7 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.53%) Yarn
10 3 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.31%) Algolia
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.75%) SMTP
2 5 (1.53%) Intranet
3 4 (1.22%) Internet
4 3 (0.92%) CTI
4 3 (0.92%) HTTP
5 2 (0.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
6 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (41.28%) SQL Server
2 52 (15.90%) NoSQL
3 23 (7.03%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.98%) Redis
7 12 (3.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.45%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.83%) Big Data
12 4 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.61%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
14 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (13.76%) Visual Studio
2 39 (11.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 39 (11.93%) TeamCity
3 32 (9.79%) Git (software)
4 29 (8.87%) NUnit
5 22 (6.73%) Selenium
6 17 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (3.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (3.06%) gulp
9 9 (2.75%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.14%) dotCover
10 7 (2.14%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.14%) JIRA
10 7 (2.14%) NDepend
10 7 (2.14%) NuGet
10 7 (2.14%) ProC
11 5 (1.53%) Bower
11 5 (1.53%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.53%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.53%) webpack
General
1 19 (5.81%) Finance
1 19 (5.81%) Retail
2 16 (4.89%) Banking
3 14 (4.28%) Advertising
4 13 (3.98%) Marketing
5 7 (2.14%) Back Office
6 5 (1.53%) Front Office
6 5 (1.53%) Law
6 5 (1.53%) Publishing
7 4 (1.22%) Electronics
7 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.92%) Games
9 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 276 (84.40%) Developer
2 212 (64.83%) .NET Developer
3 91 (27.83%) C# Developer
4 66 (20.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (16.82%) Senior Developer
6 47 (14.37%) Full Stack Developer
7 40 (12.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (11.01%) Senior .NET Developer
9 33 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 30 (9.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (7.03%) Senior C# Developer
12 20 (6.12%) Software Engineer
13 19 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (4.59%) Agile Developer
15 14 (4.28%) Web Developer
16 13 (3.98%) .NET Web Developer
16 13 (3.98%) Architect
16 13 (3.98%) SQL Developer
17 12 (3.67%) AWS Developer
17 12 (3.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (99.69%) .NET
2 162 (49.54%) ASP.NET
3 148 (45.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 136 (41.59%) AngularJS
5 93 (28.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 81 (24.77%) HTML
7 80 (24.46%) CSS
8 75 (22.94%) REST
9 72 (22.02%) .NET Framework
10 63 (19.27%) jQuery
11 62 (18.96%) React
12 60 (18.35%) Web Services
13 57 (17.43%) RESTful
14 53 (16.21%) Angular 2
15 49 (14.98%) HTML5
16 48 (14.68%) Entity Framework
17 45 (13.76%) SOAP
18 37 (11.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 32 (9.79%) CSS3
19 32 (9.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.40%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (3.67%) Derivative
2 12 (3.67%) N-Tier
3 9 (2.75%) User Experience
4 8 (2.45%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.45%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.83%) Equities
6 6 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.53%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.22%) Fintech
8 4 (1.22%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.92%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.92%) Blog
9 3 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.61%) Replication
11 1 (0.31%) iPad
11 1 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.70%) Windows
2 4 (1.22%) Android
2 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (65.44%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (63.00%) MVC
3 154 (47.09%) TDD
4 84 (25.69%) Microservices
5 79 (24.16%) BDD
6 77 (23.55%) Unit Testing
7 61 (18.65%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (17.74%) Scrum
9 55 (16.82%) DevOps
10 48 (14.68%) Test Automation
11 45 (13.76%) Software Engineering
12 37 (11.31%) SOA
13 33 (10.09%) Front End Development
14 28 (8.56%) OO
14 28 (8.56%) SOLID
15 23 (7.03%) Continuous Delivery
16 22 (6.73%) E-Commerce
17 21 (6.42%) Web Development
18 18 (5.50%) Inversion of Control
18 18 (5.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 257 (78.59%) C#
2 142 (43.43%) JavaScript
3 91 (27.83%) SQL
4 46 (14.07%) T-SQL
5 28 (8.56%) TypeScript
6 21 (6.42%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.98%) Python
8 8 (2.45%) GraphQL
8 8 (2.45%) Ruby
9 6 (1.83%) C++
10 5 (1.53%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.53%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (1.22%) Java
11 4 (1.22%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.92%) ECMAScript
13 2 (0.61%) F#
13 2 (0.61%) PHP
13 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.61%) SPARQL
13 2 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (3.06%) Degree
2 4 (1.22%) MCSD
2 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.26%) QA
2 8 (2.45%) MiFID
3 3 (0.92%) EMIR
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (17.43%) Docker
2 4 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.36%) Ansible
2 8 (2.45%) Nagios
2 8 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.45%) Puppet
2 8 (2.45%) ZABBIX
3 7 (2.14%) Terraform
4 1 (0.31%) Kibana
4 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 68 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.98%) Google
3 12 (3.67%) Oracle
4 8 (2.45%) Apigee
4 8 (2.45%) AppDynamics
4 8 (2.45%) New Relic
4 8 (2.45%) Splunk
5 7 (2.14%) Infragistics
5 7 (2.14%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.53%) CQG
6 5 (1.53%) DevExpress
6 5 (1.53%) Fidessa
6 5 (1.53%) FIS
6 5 (1.53%) SunGard
7 4 (1.22%) SAP
8 3 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.92%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.61%) Avaya
9 2 (0.61%) Twitter
9 2 (0.61%) VMware