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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 79 70 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.42% 11.02% 18.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.17% 33.65% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 97
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.43% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £552 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £41.50 £11.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+277.27% -71.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
.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
183 208 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.45% 32.76% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 114 200
Average daily rate £365 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -71.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.35 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 +6 10 £325 +6.55% 3
Stevenage - 8 £250 - 4
Welwyn Garden City +1 4 £355 - 5
Royston - 4 £335 - 1
Watford +2 3 £525 +114.28% 7
St Albans -3 2 - - 7
Borehamwood - 1 - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - - 2
Rickmansworth - - - -
Ware - - - - 4
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 96 (64.00%) C#
2 63 (42.00%) ASP.NET
3 56 (37.33%) SQL
3 56 (37.33%) SQL Server
4 51 (34.00%) JavaScript
5 49 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (28.67%) HTML
7 42 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 41 (27.33%) CSS
9 40 (26.67%) MVC
10 32 (21.33%) TDD
10 32 (21.33%) .NET Framework
11 31 (20.67%) XML
12 29 (19.33%) Windows
12 29 (19.33%) Scrum
13 28 (18.67%) jQuery
14 27 (18.00%) Oracle
15 24 (16.00%) WCF
16 23 (15.33%) BDD
17 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (13.33%) Finance
19 19 (12.67%) Web Services
19 19 (12.67%) HTML5
20 18 (12.00%) CSS3
20 18 (12.00%) VBScript
20 18 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (11.33%) QA
21 17 (11.33%) E-Commerce
22 15 (10.00%) Java
22 15 (10.00%) T-SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.67%) IIS
3 11 (7.33%) CMS
4 7 (4.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.00%) Node.js
6 3 (2.00%) ColdFusion
6 3 (2.00%) WordPress
6 3 (2.00%) Drupal
6 3 (2.00%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.33%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.67%) Kentico
8 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.33%) MS Office
3 5 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.67%) PaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.00%) FTP
3 5 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (3.33%) 4G
3 5 (3.33%) 2G
3 5 (3.33%) 3G
3 5 (3.33%) LTE
4 3 (2.00%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.33%) DHCP
5 2 (1.33%) HTTP
5 2 (1.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.67%) VPN
6 1 (0.67%) Intranet
6 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (37.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.33%) Couchbase
5 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.33%) DTS
7 5 (3.33%) MySQL
7 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.67%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.67%) DB2
10 1 (0.67%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.00%) JIRA
2 9 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.33%) StyleCop
3 8 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.67%) SpecFlow
4 7 (4.67%) FxCop
4 7 (4.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.33%) Selenium
7 4 (2.67%) NUnit
8 3 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.33%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.33%) Subversion
9 2 (1.33%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.33%) JUnit
9 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.33%) Moq
10 1 (0.67%) MSTest
General
1 20 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.67%) Marketing
4 6 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 100 (66.67%) Developer
2 54 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 25 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 23 (15.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (9.33%) Architect
6 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (7.33%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Systems Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Database Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.00%) Technical Project Manager
12 3 (2.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (42.00%) ASP.NET
2 43 (28.67%) HTML
3 41 (27.33%) CSS
4 32 (21.33%) .NET Framework
5 31 (20.67%) XML
6 28 (18.67%) jQuery
7 24 (16.00%) WCF
8 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (12.67%) Web Services
9 19 (12.67%) HTML5
10 18 (12.00%) CSS3
11 15 (10.00%) ADO.NET
11 15 (10.00%) LINQ
12 13 (8.67%) XSLT
12 13 (8.67%) REST
13 12 (8.00%) XSL
14 10 (6.67%) WPF
14 10 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (6.67%) POCO
15 9 (6.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.00%) Replication
2 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.33%) Informatics
4 2 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.33%) PKI
4 2 (1.33%) EMV
4 2 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.67%) Clustering
5 1 (0.67%) Derivative
5 1 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.67%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) iPhone
5 1 (0.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.33%) Windows
2 3 (2.00%) UNIX
2 3 (2.00%) Linux
2 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.67%) MVC
3 32 (21.33%) TDD
4 29 (19.33%) Scrum
5 23 (15.33%) BDD
6 18 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.33%) E-Commerce
8 13 (8.67%) MVVM
9 12 (8.00%) Code Coverage
9 12 (8.00%) Regression Testing
10 11 (7.33%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.00%) SOA
11 9 (6.00%) PRINCE2
12 8 (5.33%) Asset Management
12 8 (5.33%) Data Security
12 8 (5.33%) OO
12 8 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (4.67%) Project Management
13 7 (4.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (64.00%) C#
2 56 (37.33%) SQL
3 51 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.00%) VBScript
5 15 (10.00%) Java
5 15 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 13 (8.67%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.67%) C++
8 6 (4.00%) VB
9 5 (3.33%) Perl
10 4 (2.67%) Ruby
11 3 (2.00%) PHP
11 3 (2.00%) C
11 3 (2.00%) VB6
11 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.67%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.67%) Python
12 1 (0.67%) CFML
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (1.33%) APMP
2 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.33%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) SCOM
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 42 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.00%) Oracle
3 3 (2.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.33%) Huawei
4 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.33%) Nortel
4 2 (1.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (1.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (0.67%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.67%) Tableau
5 1 (0.67%) Splunk
5 1 (0.67%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.67%) Akamai
5 1 (0.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (0.67%) Cognos
5 1 (0.67%) SAP
5 1 (0.67%) Teradata
5 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.67%) HP
5 1 (0.67%) EMC
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