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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 58 53 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.59% 8.76% 9.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.14% 27.18% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 41
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +27.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £615 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
175 195 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.93% 32.23% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 102 160
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £230 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £35.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +42.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 1 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 1 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 +5 8 £363 +21.84% 2
Watford +3 6 £275 -33.33% 5
Hitchin -1 5 £393 -36.17% 2
Welwyn Garden City -5 3 - - 2
Letchworth - 2 £263 - 3
Potters Bar - 2 £525 -
St Albans - 2 £220 - 8
Hoddesdon - 1 - - 2
Hertford - - - - 2
Berkhamsted - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - - 6
Harpenden - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 2
Ware - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 69 (55.20%) C#
2 61 (48.80%) SQL Server
3 57 (45.60%) ASP.NET
4 44 (35.20%) SQL
5 41 (32.80%) Oracle
6 40 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 33 (26.40%) HTML
8 29 (23.20%) CSS
8 29 (23.20%) Microsoft
9 27 (21.60%) MVC
10 26 (20.80%) Finance
10 26 (20.80%) SharePoint
11 24 (19.20%) E-Commerce
11 24 (19.20%) Java
12 23 (18.40%) .NET Framework
13 22 (17.60%) jQuery
14 20 (16.00%) XML
15 19 (15.20%) Scrum
16 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (12.80%) WCF
17 16 (12.80%) Asset Management
18 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (12.00%) Web Services
18 15 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
19 14 (11.20%) Windows
20 13 (10.40%) Data Security
20 13 (10.40%) QA
21 12 (9.60%) TDD
21 12 (9.60%) HTML5
21 12 (9.60%) Project Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 26 (20.80%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.80%) IIS
3 10 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (4.00%) CMS
5 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.40%) Node.js
6 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.60%) Drupal
7 2 (1.60%) WordPress
7 2 (1.60%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.60%) SAS
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.80%) Apache
8 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.80%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.80%) MS Project
4 1 (0.80%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.40%) Intranet
2 3 (2.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.80%) RFID
3 1 (0.80%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (48.80%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.80%) MySQL
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.60%) MS Access
7 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.60%) DB2
7 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.60%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.80%) DTS
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.00%) StyleCop
1 5 (4.00%) FxCop
1 5 (4.00%) JIRA
2 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.40%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.60%) Subversion
4 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.80%) dotTrace
5 1 (0.80%) Moq
5 1 (0.80%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.80%) NUnit
5 1 (0.80%) CruiseControl
General
1 26 (20.80%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Retail
3 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.20%) Marketing
4 4 (3.20%) Back Office
5 3 (2.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (52.00%) Developer
2 39 (31.20%) .NET Developer
3 26 (20.80%) C# Developer
4 24 (19.20%) Architect
5 23 (18.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (10.40%) Project Manager
8 13 (10.40%) Systems Architect
9 10 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (7.20%) Web Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.80%) .NET Web Developer
12 6 (4.80%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.80%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.80%) Analyst
13 5 (4.00%) Applications Developer
13 5 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (45.60%) ASP.NET
2 33 (26.40%) HTML
3 29 (23.20%) CSS
4 23 (18.40%) .NET Framework
5 22 (17.60%) jQuery
6 20 (16.00%) XML
7 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (12.80%) WCF
9 15 (12.00%) Web Services
10 12 (9.60%) HTML5
11 11 (8.80%) JSON
12 10 (8.00%) Ajax
12 10 (8.00%) CSS3
13 9 (7.20%) AngularJS
13 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (7.20%) XSLT
13 9 (7.20%) LINQ
14 8 (6.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 6 (4.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) Informatics
1 6 (4.80%) Mainframe
1 6 (4.80%) NHS
2 4 (3.20%) RIA
3 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.40%) Open Source
4 2 (1.60%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.60%) W3C
4 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) PKI
5 1 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.20%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
3 4 (3.20%) UNIX
4 1 (0.80%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.60%) MVC
2 24 (19.20%) E-Commerce
3 19 (15.20%) Scrum
4 16 (12.80%) Asset Management
5 15 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (10.40%) Data Security
7 12 (9.60%) TDD
7 12 (9.60%) Project Management
8 11 (8.80%) SOA
8 11 (8.80%) Web Development
9 10 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.60%) CRM
10 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.80%) Migration
12 5 (4.00%) Code Coverage
12 5 (4.00%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 69 (55.20%) C#
2 44 (35.20%) SQL
3 40 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (19.20%) Java
5 9 (7.20%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.40%) VB
7 7 (5.60%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.80%) VB6
8 6 (4.80%) VBScript
9 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.60%) Python
10 2 (1.60%) VBA
10 2 (1.60%) C++
11 1 (0.80%) Perl
11 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (1.60%) APMP
2 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (32.80%) Oracle
2 29 (23.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.60%) VMware
3 2 (1.60%) Informatica
3 2 (1.60%) Citrix
3 2 (1.60%) Cisco
4 1 (0.80%) Sybase
4 1 (0.80%) SAP
4 1 (0.80%) IBM
4 1 (0.80%) BEA
4 1 (0.80%) Plumtree
4 1 (0.80%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.80%) Zend
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