The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 63 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 15 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.78% 1.45% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.94% 5.11% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate
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£308 £375 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £366 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £384 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
.NET Framework
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
216 137 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.65% 28.31% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 72 185
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £358 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 - -
Watford -6 2 £220 - 1
St Albans - 1 £220 - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (65.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) Scrum
6 9 (45.00%) XML
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) HTML
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (40.00%) QA
7 8 (40.00%) WCF
8 7 (35.00%) LINQ
8 7 (35.00%) XSLT
8 7 (35.00%) MVC
9 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
9 6 (30.00%) Code Coverage
9 6 (30.00%) XSL
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) IIS
9 6 (30.00%) VBScript
9 6 (30.00%) JIRA
9 6 (30.00%) jQuery
9 6 (30.00%) FxCop
9 6 (30.00%) StyleCop
9 6 (30.00%) POCO
10 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (25.00%) JSON
10 5 (25.00%) Windows

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (10.00%) Drupal
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Kentico
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
1 6 (30.00%) FxCop
1 6 (30.00%) StyleCop
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Moq
3 1 (5.00%) dotTrace
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) XML
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) WCF
6 7 (35.00%) XSLT
6 7 (35.00%) LINQ
7 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 6 (30.00%) XSL
7 6 (30.00%) POCO
8 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (25.00%) JSON
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET
10 3 (15.00%) SOAP
10 3 (15.00%) Web Services
10 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
1 1 (5.00%) RIA
1 1 (5.00%) FMCG
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) Code Coverage
4 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (10.00%) SOA
8 2 (10.00%) BDD
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Change Control
9 1 (5.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) VBScript
4 2 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Zend
3 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
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