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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 66 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 1.34% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 5.08% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£335 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £525 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.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
211 177 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.85% 26.30% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 105 103
Average daily rate £363 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

.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
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 29 July 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
Watford -2 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £335 -
Stevenage - 1 £375 -
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) C#
3 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) MVC
5 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
5 10 (58.82%) XML
6 9 (52.94%) Windows
6 9 (52.94%) jQuery
6 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (52.94%) Entity Framework
7 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
8 6 (35.29%) Subversion
8 6 (35.29%) LINQ
8 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
8 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET
8 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
9 5 (29.41%) SOAP
9 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) Scrum
10 4 (23.53%) Workflow
10 4 (23.53%) WF
10 4 (23.53%) HTML
10 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 4 (23.53%) CSS
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Administrator
8 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
8 1 (5.88%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) XML
4 9 (52.94%) jQuery
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (52.94%) Entity Framework
5 6 (35.29%) LINQ
5 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET
6 5 (29.41%) SOAP
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) WF
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (17.65%) XML Schema
8 3 (17.65%) WinForms
9 2 (11.76%) Ajax
9 2 (11.76%) JSON
9 2 (11.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) RIA
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
3 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
7 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Logistics
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) B2B
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL
8 1 (5.88%) SOA
8 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.88%) OpenUP
8 1 (5.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GxP
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) NetIQ
3 1 (5.88%) Varonis