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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 47 57 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 17 9 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.50% 1.42% 5.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.24% 4.35% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 20
Average daily rate
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£365 £219 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.85% -32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £163 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
.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
184 207 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.10% 32.65% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 113 201
Average daily rate £370 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -71.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.35 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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
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 December 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 December 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 - 5 £260 -
Stevenage - 2 £288 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £385 -
Ware - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (93.75%) ASP.NET
3 26 (81.25%) C#
4 25 (78.13%) JavaScript
5 22 (68.75%) XML
6 21 (65.63%) CSS
6 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
8 18 (56.25%) HTML
8 18 (56.25%) MVC
9 17 (53.13%) Scrum
9 17 (53.13%) VBScript
10 15 (46.88%) WCF
10 15 (46.88%) LINQ
11 13 (40.63%) QA
11 13 (40.63%) SQL
11 13 (40.63%) ADO.NET
11 13 (40.63%) XSLT
12 12 (37.50%) XSL
12 12 (37.50%) TDD
12 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
12 12 (37.50%) Code Coverage
12 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
13 11 (34.38%) jQuery
13 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (31.25%) BDD
14 10 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (31.25%) POCO
14 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (31.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Joomla!
2 2 (6.25%) WordPress
2 2 (6.25%) Drupal
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.63%) FTP
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (15.63%) DTS
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) DB2
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (21.88%) JIRA
1 7 (21.88%) FxCop
1 7 (21.88%) StyleCop
2 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.25%) Moq
5 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
5 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.25%) CruiseControl
5 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 21 (65.63%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.13%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (93.75%) ASP.NET
3 22 (68.75%) XML
4 21 (65.63%) CSS
5 18 (56.25%) HTML
6 15 (46.88%) WCF
6 15 (46.88%) LINQ
7 13 (40.63%) ADO.NET
7 13 (40.63%) XSLT
8 12 (37.50%) XSL
9 11 (34.38%) jQuery
10 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (31.25%) POCO
11 8 (25.00%) Web Services
12 7 (21.88%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (18.75%) DHTML
13 6 (18.75%) SOAP
14 5 (15.63%) WinForms
14 5 (15.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (6.25%) EMV
2 1 (3.13%) FMCG
2 1 (3.13%) RIA
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) MVC
3 17 (53.13%) Scrum
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
4 12 (37.50%) Code Coverage
4 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 10 (31.25%) BDD
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.63%) OO
8 5 (15.63%) Database Tuning
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.50%) OOP
10 3 (9.38%) SOA
10 3 (9.38%) Refactoring
11 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (6.25%) MVVM
11 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) C#
2 25 (78.13%) JavaScript
3 17 (53.13%) VBScript
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.13%) Zend
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