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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 57 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 1.44% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.43% 5.26% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £262 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
.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
158 190 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.27% 27.34% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 103 109
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £363 - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £388 - 1
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (70.00%) XML
5 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (65.00%) SQL
5 13 (65.00%) MVC
6 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (60.00%) HTML
7 11 (55.00%) Windows
7 11 (55.00%) Web Services
8 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (45.00%) jQuery
9 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (45.00%) WinForms
10 8 (40.00%) CSS
11 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (35.00%) ADO.NET
11 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
11 7 (35.00%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (30.00%) VBScript
12 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
13 5 (25.00%) Workflow
13 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (25.00%) DTS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) FTP
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (25.00%) DTS
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.00%) DB2
5 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (70.00%) XML
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 11 (55.00%) Web Services
6 9 (45.00%) jQuery
6 9 (45.00%) WinForms
7 8 (40.00%) CSS
8 7 (35.00%) ADO.NET
8 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
8 7 (35.00%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (25.00%) DHTML
9 5 (25.00%) WF
9 5 (25.00%) Ajax
10 4 (20.00%) LINQ
10 4 (20.00%) HTML5
10 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (20.00%) SOAP
11 3 (15.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) RIA
2 2 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Time Management
4 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Logistics
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) B2B
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (30.00%) VBScript
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (5.00%) ESRI
3 1 (5.00%) Varonis