The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 49 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 21 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.67% 5.24% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 5.48% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 18
Average daily rate £290 £500 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £317 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £650 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
724 621 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.11% 95.69% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 320 422
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 81
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
.NET Developer
East of England

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Hertfordshire region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer across the Hertfordshire region.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -10 2 £220 -29.60%
Watford - 2 £250 - 7
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 3
.NET Developer
East of England

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (88.37%) C#
3 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
4 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
5 25 (58.14%) SQL
6 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
7 20 (46.51%) .NET Framework
8 17 (39.53%) XML
9 16 (37.21%) Web Services
9 16 (37.21%) HTML
9 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
10 13 (30.23%) MVC
10 13 (30.23%) XSLT
10 13 (30.23%) CSS
10 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (27.91%) jQuery
11 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
12 11 (25.58%) WCF
13 10 (23.26%) SOAP
13 10 (23.26%) IIS
13 10 (23.26%) MS Office
14 9 (20.93%) LINQ
15 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (18.60%) Windows
15 8 (18.60%) VBScript
15 8 (18.60%) Oracle
16 7 (16.28%) Scrum
16 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
16 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (13.95%) QA

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.26%) IIS
2 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) CMS
4 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.65%) MySQL
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) NUnit
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) FxCop
3 4 (9.30%) StyleCop
4 2 (4.65%) NCover
4 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.65%) PhoneGap
4 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.33%) dotTrace
5 1 (2.33%) Moq
5 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) .NET Framework
4 17 (39.53%) XML
5 16 (37.21%) Web Services
5 16 (37.21%) HTML
6 13 (30.23%) XSLT
6 13 (30.23%) CSS
7 12 (27.91%) jQuery
8 11 (25.58%) WCF
9 10 (23.26%) SOAP
10 9 (20.93%) LINQ
11 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (13.95%) HTML5
12 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (11.63%) DHTML
14 4 (9.30%) NHibernate
14 4 (9.30%) JSON
14 4 (9.30%) POCO
14 4 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.98%) RIA
2 2 (4.65%) Kindle
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) MVC
2 7 (16.28%) Scrum
3 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
3 6 (13.95%) Code Coverage
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (6.98%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (6.98%) OO
5 3 (6.98%) CRM
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.65%) TDD
6 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.65%) Web Design
6 2 (4.65%) Workflow
6 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.33%) B2B
7 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) C#
2 25 (58.14%) SQL
3 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
5 8 (18.60%) VBScript
6 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
7 5 (11.63%) Java
8 3 (6.98%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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