The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 34 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET 23 39 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.24% 5.41% 8.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.25% 23.08% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 35
Median daily rate £375 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
126 169 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.75% 23.44% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 92 122
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £40.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +3 3 £305 +5.62% 5
Royston - 3 £325 -
St Albans -1 2 £325 -67.50% 8
Hemel Hempstead -5 2 £556 +17.10% 2
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
Stevenage -3 1 £500 +66.66% 2
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 54 (85.71%) C#
2 26 (41.27%) SQL
3 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
5 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
6 20 (31.75%) SOA
6 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
6 20 (31.75%) .NET Framework
7 18 (28.57%) HTML
8 17 (26.98%) MVC
8 17 (26.98%) jQuery
9 16 (25.40%) CSS
10 14 (22.22%) SOAP
10 14 (22.22%) WCF
11 13 (20.63%) REST
11 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
11 13 (20.63%) TDD
11 13 (20.63%) Retail
12 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
12 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
13 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (15.87%) Web Development
14 10 (15.87%) Middleware
14 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
15 9 (14.29%) HTML5
16 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
16 8 (12.70%) SaaS
16 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (12.70%) Finance

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) CMS
2 3 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) Node.js
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) SaaS
2 7 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.76%) CruiseControl
3 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.17%) MSTest
4 2 (3.17%) NUnit
4 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 13 (20.63%) Retail
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Developer
2 26 (41.27%) .NET Developer
3 17 (26.98%) C# Developer
4 16 (25.40%) Architect
4 16 (25.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce Architect
7 7 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 5 (7.94%) Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Architect
8 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
9 4 (6.35%) .NET Architect
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) ASP.NET
2 20 (31.75%) .NET Framework
3 18 (28.57%) HTML
4 17 (26.98%) jQuery
5 16 (25.40%) CSS
6 14 (22.22%) SOAP
6 14 (22.22%) WCF
7 13 (20.63%) REST
8 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (15.87%) Middleware
10 9 (14.29%) HTML5
11 8 (12.70%) MSMQ
12 7 (11.11%) Ajax
12 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (11.11%) JSON
12 7 (11.11%) WPF
13 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (9.52%) Entity Framework
14 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.17%) iPad
3 2 (3.17%) iPhone
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) RIA
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) FMCG
4 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) SCADA
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) SOA
3 17 (26.98%) MVC
4 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
4 13 (20.63%) TDD
5 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
5 10 (15.87%) Web Development
6 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.11%) DevOps
8 5 (7.94%) CRM
9 4 (6.35%) B2B
9 4 (6.35%) Change Control
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.35%) High Availability
9 4 (6.35%) Migration
9 4 (6.35%) SOLID
10 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Microservices
10 3 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (85.71%) C#
2 26 (41.27%) SQL
3 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Java
6 4 (6.35%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) HND
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Splunk
6 1 (1.59%) Apigee
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) hybris
6 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.59%) Mashery
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.59%) Teradata
Watford, Hertfordshire
Tec Partners
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Inzu
Rate: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum - Paid weekly based on this salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago