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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 48 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 15 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.34% 2.09% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.94% 6.38% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £244 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £385 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
.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
216 235 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.64% 32.68% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 138 159
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

.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 3 March 2015.

.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 3 March 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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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 - 5 £260 -
Stevenage +2 2 £281 -
Ware - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
3 24 (88.89%) C#
4 22 (81.48%) XML
5 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
6 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
7 16 (59.26%) CSS
7 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
8 15 (55.56%) HTML
9 14 (51.85%) VBScript
9 14 (51.85%) SQL
9 14 (51.85%) MVC
9 14 (51.85%) LINQ
10 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
10 13 (48.15%) ADO.NET
11 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (40.74%) WCF
13 10 (37.04%) TDD
13 10 (37.04%) Scrum
13 10 (37.04%) Web Services
13 10 (37.04%) Windows
13 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (37.04%) BDD
14 9 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (33.33%) jQuery
14 9 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
14 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (33.33%) XSL

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (25.93%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 5 (18.52%) DTS
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (14.81%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) FxCop
3 4 (14.81%) StyleCop
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Moq
5 2 (7.41%) ReSharper
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Architect
8 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.70%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
3 22 (81.48%) XML
4 16 (59.26%) CSS
5 15 (55.56%) HTML
6 14 (51.85%) LINQ
7 13 (48.15%) ADO.NET
8 11 (40.74%) WCF
9 10 (37.04%) Web Services
10 9 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
10 9 (33.33%) jQuery
10 9 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (33.33%) XSL
10 9 (33.33%) XSLT
10 9 (33.33%) WinForms
11 7 (25.93%) POCO
12 6 (22.22%) HTML5
13 5 (18.52%) WF
13 5 (18.52%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (7.41%) EMV
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) MVC
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) BDD
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 9 (33.33%) Code Coverage
4 9 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) OO
7 5 (18.52%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) Database Tuning
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (14.81%) Time Management
8 4 (14.81%) OOP
8 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
9 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
10 2 (7.41%) Use Case
10 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
2 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) VBScript
4 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
5 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) ESRI