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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 73 36 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.60% 6.96% 11.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.88% 25.35% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 60
Average daily rate
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£356 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £11.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+277.27% -65.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
222 142 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.15% 27.47% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 74 183
Average daily rate £383 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £41.50 £46.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -8 9 £350 +6.46% 4
Watford -3 8 £275 -33.33% 6
Welwyn Garden City -5 7 £438 +25.00% 3
St Albans +8 4 £220 -48.23% 6
Hitchin +2 3 £393 - 1
Hertford 0 2 £255 +56.92% 3
Letchworth - 1 £200 -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 2
Harpenden - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 82 (65.08%) C#
2 54 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 49 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 42 (33.33%) SQL
5 41 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (29.37%) JavaScript
7 34 (26.98%) MVC
8 29 (23.02%) CSS
9 28 (22.22%) HTML
10 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 25 (19.84%) Oracle
12 24 (19.05%) TDD
13 23 (18.25%) Scrum
14 21 (16.67%) jQuery
15 20 (15.87%) .NET Framework
15 20 (15.87%) Windows
16 19 (15.08%) Finance
16 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (14.29%) WCF
18 17 (13.49%) E-Commerce
19 15 (11.90%) XML
19 15 (11.90%) MVVM
20 14 (11.11%) BDD
20 14 (11.11%) QA
20 14 (11.11%) SharePoint
21 13 (10.32%) Web Services
21 13 (10.32%) Java
22 12 (9.52%) WPF
22 12 (9.52%) Web Development
22 12 (9.52%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.14%) IIS
3 8 (6.35%) CMS
4 7 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.38%) WordPress
5 3 (2.38%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.38%) Drupal
6 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.59%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (1.59%) Node.js
6 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
7 1 (0.79%) Kentico
7 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.59%) DNS
2 2 (1.59%) DHCP
2 2 (1.59%) HTTP
2 2 (1.59%) 3G
2 2 (1.59%) 2G
2 2 (1.59%) LTE
2 2 (1.59%) 4G
2 2 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.79%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.79%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.76%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.17%) MySQL
7 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.79%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.79%) DB2
9 1 (0.79%) QlikView
9 1 (0.79%) WebFOCUS
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (6.35%) JIRA
1 8 (6.35%) StyleCop
2 7 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.56%) FxCop
2 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.38%) NUnit
5 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.79%) MSTest
6 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
6 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.79%) Selenium
6 1 (0.79%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Retail
3 7 (5.56%) Marketing
4 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 80 (63.49%) Developer
2 44 (34.92%) .NET Developer
3 28 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 23 (18.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (10.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (8.73%) Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.35%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Systems Architect
10 7 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.17%) Analyst
12 4 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
13 3 (2.38%) Software Developer
13 3 (2.38%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 29 (23.02%) CSS
3 28 (22.22%) HTML
4 21 (16.67%) jQuery
5 20 (15.87%) .NET Framework
6 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (14.29%) WCF
8 15 (11.90%) XML
9 13 (10.32%) Web Services
10 12 (9.52%) WPF
10 12 (9.52%) HTML5
11 11 (8.73%) CSS3
11 11 (8.73%) JSON
12 10 (7.94%) REST
12 10 (7.94%) Ajax
13 8 (6.35%) XSLT
13 8 (6.35%) LINQ
14 7 (5.56%) POCO
14 7 (5.56%) XSL
15 6 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) Replication
3 3 (2.38%) NHS
3 3 (2.38%) Informatics
3 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) Derivative
5 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.79%) RIA
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) iPhone
5 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Linux
2 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (0.79%) Android
2 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.98%) MVC
3 24 (19.05%) TDD
4 23 (18.25%) Scrum
5 17 (13.49%) E-Commerce
6 15 (11.90%) MVVM
7 14 (11.11%) BDD
8 12 (9.52%) Web Development
9 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.94%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (7.14%) Asset Management
12 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2
12 8 (6.35%) Project Management
13 7 (5.56%) Regression Testing
13 7 (5.56%) Data Security
13 7 (5.56%) Code Coverage
13 7 (5.56%) CRM
13 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (3.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 82 (65.08%) C#
2 42 (33.33%) SQL
3 37 (29.37%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.32%) Java
5 7 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.56%) VBScript
6 6 (4.76%) C++
7 5 (3.97%) VB
7 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.38%) VB6
9 3 (2.38%) C
10 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (1.59%) APMP
2 1 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) SCOM
2 1 (0.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.84%) Oracle
3 3 (2.38%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.59%) VMware
4 2 (1.59%) Citrix
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (0.79%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.79%) Teradata
5 1 (0.79%) Telerik
5 1 (0.79%) Huawei
5 1 (0.79%) Zend
5 1 (0.79%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) Cognos
5 1 (0.79%) Nortel
5 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (0.79%) Akamai
5 1 (0.79%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.79%) Splunk
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Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Rate: In Line with work level 3
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago