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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 59 48 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.43% 9.18% 9.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.50% 29.63% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 45
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +27.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.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
207 162 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.07% 30.98% 35.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 90 197
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 12 £361 -9.68% 2
Hitchin -2 7 £393 -36.17% 1
Watford -3 6 £300 -27.27% 10
Welwyn Garden City -3 4 - -
St Albans +2 2 £220 -48.23% 4
Letchworth - 2 £263 -
Hertford +1 1 £350 - 2
Potters Bar - 1 £525 -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - - 2
Ware - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 64 (56.14%) C#
2 61 (53.51%) SQL Server
3 52 (45.61%) ASP.NET
4 44 (38.60%) SQL
5 36 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 31 (27.19%) HTML
7 30 (26.32%) Oracle
8 29 (25.44%) CSS
9 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
9 26 (22.81%) MVC
10 24 (21.05%) Finance
10 24 (21.05%) SharePoint
11 23 (20.18%) .NET Framework
11 23 (20.18%) jQuery
12 20 (17.54%) E-Commerce
13 18 (15.79%) WCF
14 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (14.04%) Scrum
15 16 (14.04%) Asset Management
16 15 (13.16%) QA
16 15 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (13.16%) Windows
16 15 (13.16%) Java
17 14 (12.28%) XML
17 14 (12.28%) HTML5
18 13 (11.40%) TDD
18 13 (11.40%) Data Security
19 12 (10.53%) CSS3
20 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (9.65%) JSON

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.65%) IIS
3 8 (7.02%) CMS
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.63%) Joomla!
4 3 (2.63%) Drupal
4 3 (2.63%) WordPress
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.88%) Kentico
6 1 (0.88%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) RFID
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (53.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.51%) MySQL
6 3 (2.63%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.75%) MS Access
7 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.88%) QlikView
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.88%) DTS
8 1 (0.88%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.88%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.26%) JIRA
1 6 (5.26%) FxCop
1 6 (5.26%) StyleCop
2 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.51%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.88%) NUnit
5 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.88%) Moq
5 1 (0.88%) dotTrace
General
1 24 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Retail
2 6 (5.26%) Marketing
3 3 (2.63%) Legal
3 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 66 (57.89%) Developer
2 37 (32.46%) .NET Developer
3 20 (17.54%) C# Developer
4 17 (14.91%) Architect
4 17 (14.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (11.40%) Systems Architect
7 11 (9.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (8.77%) Project Manager
9 7 (6.14%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.39%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (3.51%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (45.61%) ASP.NET
2 31 (27.19%) HTML
3 29 (25.44%) CSS
4 23 (20.18%) .NET Framework
4 23 (20.18%) jQuery
5 18 (15.79%) WCF
6 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (12.28%) HTML5
7 14 (12.28%) XML
8 12 (10.53%) CSS3
9 11 (9.65%) Web Services
9 11 (9.65%) JSON
10 10 (8.77%) LINQ
11 8 (7.02%) Ajax
11 8 (7.02%) XSLT
12 7 (6.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (6.14%) REST
12 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (5.26%) AngularJS
13 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Informatics
1 6 (5.26%) NHS
2 3 (2.63%) RIA
3 2 (1.75%) Replication
3 2 (1.75%) PKI
3 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.88%) Derivative
4 1 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.88%) FMCG
4 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) MVC
2 20 (17.54%) E-Commerce
3 16 (14.04%) Scrum
3 16 (14.04%) Asset Management
4 15 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (11.40%) TDD
5 13 (11.40%) Data Security
6 11 (9.65%) Web Development
7 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.89%) Project Management
8 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.26%) Code Coverage
10 6 (5.26%) Regression Testing
10 6 (5.26%) CRM
10 6 (5.26%) MVVM
11 5 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.39%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.39%) Content Management
12 4 (3.51%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.14%) C#
2 44 (38.60%) SQL
3 36 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.16%) Java
5 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.14%) VBScript
5 7 (6.14%) VB
5 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.51%) VB6
6 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.75%) VBA
7 2 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.75%) APMP
2 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
1 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) Oracle
2 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.75%) Citrix
3 2 (1.75%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.75%) VMware
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (0.88%) Telerik
4 1 (0.88%) Zend
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.88%) Akamai
4 1 (0.88%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.88%) Tableau
4 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.88%) Sybase
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
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