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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 27 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.01% 7.27% 8.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.81% 29.38% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 32
Median daily rate £425 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £438 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.94 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.33%
.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
129 211 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.19% 24.74% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 116 103
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

.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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +1 9 £475 +35.71% 6
Stevenage +9 5 £325 -13.33% 2
Hemel Hempstead +5 2 £388 - 7
Letchworth 0 1 £325 -3.34% 1
Welwyn Garden City -9 1 - - 4
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (50.91%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.18%) SQL
4 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 20 (36.36%) CSS
5 19 (34.55%) HTML
6 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (30.91%) Retail
7 16 (29.09%) MVC
8 15 (27.27%) Java
9 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
9 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
10 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
10 12 (21.82%) jQuery
11 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
12 10 (18.18%) Web Development
13 9 (16.36%) SOAP
13 9 (16.36%) B2B
14 8 (14.55%) CRM
14 8 (14.55%) SOA
14 8 (14.55%) Oracle
14 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
15 7 (12.73%) Entity Framework
15 7 (12.73%) REST
15 7 (12.73%) TDD
15 7 (12.73%) Ajax
15 7 (12.73%) C++
15 7 (12.73%) Web Services

.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 6 (10.91%) CMS
2 4 (7.27%) NServiceBus
3 3 (5.45%) ArcGIS
3 3 (5.45%) DNN
4 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) Confluence
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Windchill
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Route 53
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) DB2
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.82%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (30.91%) Retail
2 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.09%) Automotive
3 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
2 24 (43.64%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 20 (36.36%) CSS
2 19 (34.55%) HTML
3 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
4 12 (21.82%) jQuery
5 9 (16.36%) SOAP
6 7 (12.73%) Ajax
6 7 (12.73%) Entity Framework
6 7 (12.73%) REST
6 7 (12.73%) Web Services
7 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.91%) WCF
8 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.09%) JSON
8 5 (9.09%) MSMQ
8 5 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (9.09%) WPF
8 5 (9.09%) XML
9 4 (7.27%) Node.js
9 4 (7.27%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.27%) RIA
2 3 (5.45%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) MVC
3 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 10 (18.18%) Web Development
4 9 (16.36%) B2B
5 8 (14.55%) CRM
5 8 (14.55%) SOA
6 7 (12.73%) OOP
6 7 (12.73%) TDD
7 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.09%) OO
7 5 (9.09%) PLM
7 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) ERP
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.27%) SOLID
9 3 (5.45%) Logistics
9 3 (5.45%) Scrum
10 2 (3.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.18%) SQL
4 15 (27.27%) Java
5 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
6 7 (12.73%) C++
7 6 (10.91%) PHP
8 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.64%) C
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) Python
10 1 (1.82%) Ruby
10 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) ESRI
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.82%) Teradata
6 1 (1.82%) Twitter
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