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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 37 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 17 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.95% 3.94% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 4.07% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 23
Average daily rate £328 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £430 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
.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
533 615 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.53% 96.85% 95.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 322 336
Average daily rate £375 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 46 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.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 11 February 2016.

.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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Welwyn Garden City +6 4 £345 -10.38%
Watford -1 4 £300 +23.71%
Stevenage -4 3 £330 +14.78%
.NET Developer
East of England

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (95.00%) C#
3 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
5 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 19 (47.50%) MVC
7 17 (42.50%) SQL
8 14 (35.00%) HTML
8 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
8 14 (35.00%) jQuery
9 13 (32.50%) Entity Framework
10 12 (30.00%) CSS
10 12 (30.00%) Web Services
10 12 (30.00%) Windows
10 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 9 (22.50%) RESTful
13 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (20.00%) Web Development
13 8 (20.00%) WCF
14 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
15 6 (15.00%) TDD
15 6 (15.00%) Ajax
15 6 (15.00%) JSON
15 6 (15.00%) Oracle
15 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
15 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
16 5 (12.50%) Back Office

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.00%) 2G
2 2 (5.00%) 3G
2 2 (5.00%) 4G
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.50%) MSTest
6 1 (2.50%) NUnit
6 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (12.50%) Back Office
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (35.00%) HTML
3 14 (35.00%) jQuery
4 13 (32.50%) Entity Framework
5 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (30.00%) CSS
5 12 (30.00%) Web Services
6 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (22.50%) RESTful
8 8 (20.00%) WCF
9 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
10 6 (15.00%) Ajax
10 6 (15.00%) JSON
11 5 (12.50%) HTML5
12 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (10.00%) REST
12 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (5.00%) iPad
1 2 (5.00%) iPhone
1 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.50%) RIA
2 1 (2.50%) Tandem
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) MVC
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Web Development
4 6 (15.00%) TDD
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) SDLC
5 4 (10.00%) SOA
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) BDD
6 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) MVVM
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
6 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) API Design
7 2 (5.00%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) C#
2 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.50%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) HND
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.50%) Splunk