The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 38 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 25 21 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.83% 3.37% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 3.57% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 40
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.76% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £247 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £35.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +13.60%
.NET Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
624 589 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.56% 94.54% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 305 385
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.10 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.27% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

.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 28 January 2015.

.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 28 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +7 6 £325 +9.70% 2
Stevenage - 3 £288 - 2
Watford +4 2 £243 -30.71% 3
St Albans -6 1 £475 +35.71% 4
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Ware - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
.NET Developer
East of England

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (85.45%) C#
3 36 (65.45%) ASP.NET
4 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
5 29 (52.73%) CSS
6 22 (40.00%) XML
6 22 (40.00%) HTML
6 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (38.18%) .NET Framework
8 20 (36.36%) SQL
9 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
9 19 (34.55%) Scrum
10 18 (32.73%) jQuery
11 17 (30.91%) TDD
11 17 (30.91%) MVC
12 16 (29.09%) WCF
12 16 (29.09%) LINQ
13 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (25.45%) BDD
15 12 (21.82%) Code Coverage
15 12 (21.82%) XSL
15 12 (21.82%) XSLT
15 12 (21.82%) VBScript
15 12 (21.82%) HTML5
15 12 (21.82%) CSS3
16 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (18.18%) POCO
17 10 (18.18%) IIS
17 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
17 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (18.18%) IIS
2 9 (16.36%) CMS
3 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.64%) EPiServer CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) JIRA
1 7 (12.73%) FxCop
1 7 (12.73%) StyleCop
2 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) Moq
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (65.45%) ASP.NET
3 29 (52.73%) CSS
4 22 (40.00%) XML
4 22 (40.00%) HTML
5 21 (38.18%) .NET Framework
6 18 (32.73%) jQuery
7 16 (29.09%) WCF
7 16 (29.09%) LINQ
8 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (21.82%) XSL
9 12 (21.82%) XSLT
9 12 (21.82%) HTML5
9 12 (21.82%) CSS3
10 10 (18.18%) POCO
11 9 (16.36%) ADO.NET
12 8 (14.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (10.91%) WPF
14 5 (9.09%) Web Services
14 5 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) EMV
3 1 (1.82%) Derivative
3 1 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.82%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Scrum
3 17 (30.91%) TDD
3 17 (30.91%) MVC
4 14 (25.45%) BDD
5 12 (21.82%) Code Coverage
6 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.73%) Content Management
9 5 (9.09%) MVVM
10 4 (7.27%) OO
10 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.45%) SOA
11 3 (5.45%) OOP
11 3 (5.45%) Workflow
11 3 (5.45%) Time Management
12 2 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (3.64%) Web Application Development
12 2 (3.64%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) C#
2 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
3 20 (36.36%) SQL
4 12 (21.82%) VBScript
5 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.64%) ESRI
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos
4 1 (1.82%) Teradata
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago