The first table below looks at the demand for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 58 63 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.37% 10.24% 10.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.25% 30.58% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 34
Average daily rate
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£364 £400 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.06% +36.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £293 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £615 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £34.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +5.91%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
160 206 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.85% 33.50% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 101 129
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £230 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
.NET
East of England

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Hertfordshire region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Hertfordshire region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

.NET
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Watford -3 6 £263 -4.54% 7
Hemel Hempstead +4 5 £363 - 4
Hitchin 0 4 £393 -36.17% 1
Potters Bar - 2 £525 -
Welwyn Garden City -6 1 £375 -10.71%
St Albans - 1 £220 - 5
Hoddesdon - 1 - - 2
Letchworth - 1 £325 -
Hertford - - - - 1
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - - 3
Ware - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing .NET 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.

1 65 (53.72%) C#
2 57 (47.11%) SQL Server
3 54 (44.63%) ASP.NET
4 40 (33.06%) Oracle
5 38 (31.40%) SQL
6 35 (28.93%) JavaScript
7 32 (26.45%) Microsoft
8 29 (23.97%) HTML
9 26 (21.49%) SharePoint
9 26 (21.49%) Finance
10 25 (20.66%) MVC
11 24 (19.83%) CSS
12 22 (18.18%) Java
13 21 (17.36%) Scrum
14 19 (15.70%) E-Commerce
15 18 (14.88%) XML
15 18 (14.88%) jQuery
15 18 (14.88%) .NET Framework
16 16 (13.22%) Web Services
16 16 (13.22%) Asset Management
17 15 (12.40%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (11.57%) Windows
18 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (10.74%) Data Security
20 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
20 12 (9.92%) VB.NET
21 11 (9.09%) IIS
21 11 (9.09%) Project Management
21 11 (9.09%) QA

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (21.49%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.09%) IIS
3 9 (7.44%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.48%) CMS
6 2 (1.65%) AquaLogic
6 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.65%) Apache
6 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.65%) SAS
6 2 (1.65%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.65%) Node.js
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.83%) Drupal
7 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.48%) Intranet
2 3 (2.48%) Internet
3 2 (1.65%) Firewall
3 2 (1.65%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.83%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (47.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.13%) MySQL
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.65%) MS Access
7 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.83%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.83%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) JIRA
1 4 (3.31%) FxCop
1 4 (3.31%) StyleCop
2 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) Moq
4 1 (0.83%) NUnit
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) dotTrace
4 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (21.49%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Back Office
3 7 (5.79%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (46.28%) Developer
2 36 (29.75%) .NET Developer
3 25 (20.66%) C# Developer
4 24 (19.83%) Architect
5 21 (17.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (14.05%) Project Manager
7 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (10.74%) Systems Architect
8 13 (10.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Web Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.61%) Technical Project Manager
10 8 (6.61%) Technical Manager
11 7 (5.79%) .NET Web Developer
11 7 (5.79%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (5.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (5.79%) Development Manager
11 7 (5.79%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.96%) Analyst
12 6 (4.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (44.63%) ASP.NET
2 29 (23.97%) HTML
3 24 (19.83%) CSS
4 18 (14.88%) XML
4 18 (14.88%) .NET Framework
4 18 (14.88%) jQuery
5 16 (13.22%) Web Services
6 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (9.09%) WCF
8 9 (7.44%) HTML5
8 9 (7.44%) Ajax
9 8 (6.61%) XSLT
9 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (6.61%) LINQ
10 7 (5.79%) CSS3
10 7 (5.79%) JSON
11 6 (4.96%) AngularJS
12 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (4.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (3.31%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) NHS
1 6 (4.96%) Mainframe
1 6 (4.96%) Informatics
2 4 (3.31%) Open Source
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.48%) RIA
4 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.65%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.65%) W3C
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.57%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Linux
3 4 (3.31%) UNIX
4 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.66%) MVC
2 21 (17.36%) Scrum
3 19 (15.70%) E-Commerce
4 16 (13.22%) Asset Management
5 15 (12.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.74%) Data Security
8 11 (9.09%) Project Management
9 10 (8.26%) SOA
9 10 (8.26%) Web Development
10 9 (7.44%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (6.61%) TDD
12 6 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.96%) CRM
13 5 (4.13%) Migration
13 5 (4.13%) Risk Management
14 4 (3.31%) Workflow
14 4 (3.31%) Zachman Framework
14 4 (3.31%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.72%) C#
2 38 (31.40%) SQL
3 35 (28.93%) JavaScript
4 22 (18.18%) Java
5 12 (9.92%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.61%) VB
6 8 (6.61%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.96%) VB6
8 5 (4.13%) VBScript
9 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.65%) VBA
10 2 (1.65%) Python
10 2 (1.65%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) Perl
11 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.65%) APMP
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (33.06%) Oracle
2 32 (26.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.65%) Citrix
3 2 (1.65%) BEA
3 2 (1.65%) Plumtree
3 2 (1.65%) Informatica
3 2 (1.65%) VMware
3 2 (1.65%) Cisco
4 1 (0.83%) IBM
4 1 (0.83%) Sybase
Hertfordshire
Code Red Associates
Rate: £200 to £250 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 15 days ago