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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 50 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.95% 0.94% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.80% 3.85% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £500 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% +7.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
.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
125 208 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.72% 24.50% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 113 99
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +8 4 £475 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
4 8 (57.14%) MVC
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (50.00%) Retail
5 7 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (42.86%) Web Development
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) B2B
7 5 (35.71%) WPF
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (28.57%) MSMQ
8 4 (28.57%) HTML
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 4 (28.57%) CSS
8 4 (28.57%) SOAP
8 4 (28.57%) NServiceBus
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (21.43%) CRM
9 3 (21.43%) SOA
9 3 (21.43%) Telecoms

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (28.57%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Architect
6 1 (7.14%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) MSMQ
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (21.43%) WCF
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) Kendo UI
6 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) RIA
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
2 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) B2B
3 6 (42.86%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Logistics
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) SOLID
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) ETL
7 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter