The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 22 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing .NET 74 42 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.67% 7.47% 16.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.66% 26.25% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 81
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £11.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+277.27% -65.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.94% -6.14%
.NET
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
182 160 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.79% 28.47% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 87 186
Average daily rate £388 £380 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £21.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.80% -30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +2 8 £275 +12.24% 10
Stevenage - 7 £250 - 4
St Albans +6 4 £220 -51.11% 8
Welwyn Garden City -6 4 £385 +10.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead -6 3 £265 -16.86% 5
Hitchin +2 1 £393 +8.27% 1
Hertford -2 1 £160 -1.53% 1
Borehamwood - - - - 3
Harpenden - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - - 2
Rickmansworth - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 85 (63.91%) C#
2 55 (41.35%) ASP.NET
3 53 (39.85%) SQL Server
4 46 (34.59%) SQL
5 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (32.33%) JavaScript
7 36 (27.07%) CSS
8 34 (25.56%) HTML
8 34 (25.56%) Microsoft
8 34 (25.56%) MVC
9 30 (22.56%) TDD
10 27 (20.30%) .NET Framework
10 27 (20.30%) Scrum
10 27 (20.30%) Oracle
11 23 (17.29%) Finance
12 22 (16.54%) jQuery
13 21 (15.79%) BDD
13 21 (15.79%) WCF
13 21 (15.79%) XML
13 21 (15.79%) Windows
14 20 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (12.78%) QA
16 16 (12.03%) HTML5
16 16 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (11.28%) SharePoint
17 15 (11.28%) E-Commerce
17 15 (11.28%) CSS3
18 14 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (10.53%) LINQ
19 13 (9.77%) MVVM

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 15 (11.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.27%) IIS
3 8 (6.02%) CMS
4 7 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.26%) WordPress
5 3 (2.26%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.26%) Drupal
6 2 (1.50%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.50%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (1.50%) Node.js
6 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.75%) Confluence
7 1 (0.75%) Kentico
7 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.51%) MS Office
3 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.26%) 3G
2 3 (2.26%) 2G
2 3 (2.26%) LTE
2 3 (2.26%) 4G
2 3 (2.26%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.50%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.50%) DHCP
3 2 (1.50%) DNS
3 2 (1.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.75%) Intranet
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) FTP
4 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (39.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.51%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.01%) MySQL
6 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.75%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.75%) DB2
8 1 (0.75%) QlikView
8 1 (0.75%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (6.02%) JIRA
1 8 (6.02%) StyleCop
2 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.26%) FxCop
2 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.51%) SpecFlow
3 6 (4.51%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.26%) NUnit
4 3 (2.26%) Selenium
5 2 (1.50%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.50%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.50%) Subversion
5 2 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.50%) Moq
5 2 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.75%) MSTest
6 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (17.29%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Marketing
3 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.76%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (64.66%) Developer
2 46 (34.59%) .NET Developer
3 26 (19.55%) C# Developer
4 24 (18.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (9.77%) Architect
6 12 (9.02%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (8.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.02%) Systems Architect
10 7 (5.26%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.76%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Lead Developer
13 3 (2.26%) Database Developer
13 3 (2.26%) Analyst
13 3 (2.26%) Technical Project Manager
13 3 (2.26%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.35%) ASP.NET
2 36 (27.07%) CSS
3 34 (25.56%) HTML
4 27 (20.30%) .NET Framework
5 22 (16.54%) jQuery
6 21 (15.79%) WCF
6 21 (15.79%) XML
7 20 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (12.03%) HTML5
9 15 (11.28%) CSS3
10 14 (10.53%) LINQ
11 12 (9.02%) XSLT
11 12 (9.02%) REST
12 11 (8.27%) XSL
12 11 (8.27%) Web Services
13 10 (7.52%) ADO.NET
13 10 (7.52%) WPF
14 9 (6.77%) JSON
14 9 (6.77%) SOAP
14 9 (6.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.76%) Replication
3 3 (2.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.50%) PKI
4 2 (1.50%) Informatics
4 2 (1.50%) EMV
4 2 (1.50%) NHS
4 2 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) RIA
5 1 (0.75%) FMCG
5 1 (0.75%) iPhone
5 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.75%) Derivative
5 1 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (1.50%) Linux
2 2 (1.50%) UNIX
3 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (0.75%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.56%) MVC
3 30 (22.56%) TDD
4 27 (20.30%) Scrum
5 21 (15.79%) BDD
6 16 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (11.28%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.77%) MVVM
9 11 (8.27%) Code Coverage
9 11 (8.27%) Web Development
9 11 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.52%) Asset Management
11 9 (6.77%) Regression Testing
11 9 (6.77%) Data Security
11 9 (6.77%) CRM
11 9 (6.77%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.02%) PRINCE2
12 8 (6.02%) Project Management
12 8 (6.02%) SOA
13 7 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 85 (63.91%) C#
2 46 (34.59%) SQL
3 43 (32.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.77%) Java
5 11 (8.27%) VBScript
6 9 (6.77%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.76%) C++
7 5 (3.76%) VB
7 5 (3.76%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.26%) VB6
9 3 (2.26%) C
10 2 (1.50%) Perl
10 2 (1.50%) PHP
10 2 (1.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.75%) CFML
Qualifications
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (1.50%) APMP
2 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.78%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) SCOM
2 1 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (25.56%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.30%) Oracle
3 3 (2.26%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.50%) Cisco
4 2 (1.50%) Huawei
4 2 (1.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (1.50%) Nortel
4 2 (1.50%) Citrix
4 2 (1.50%) Ericsson
4 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.50%) VMware
5 1 (0.75%) Teradata
5 1 (0.75%) Telerik
5 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.75%) Akamai
5 1 (0.75%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.75%) Splunk
5 1 (0.75%) Tableau
5 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.75%) Zend
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