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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 76 77 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.39% 12.24% 18.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.25% 37.20% 49.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 85
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.93 £11.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.27% -75.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
.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
204 207 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.58% 32.91% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 118 189
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -75.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

.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 23 January 2015.

.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 23 January 2015. 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 +9 12 £325 -16.66% 3
Watford +8 9 £300 -14.28% 14
Stevenage +6 9 £250 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -5 2 £385 +2.66% 5
St Albans -5 2 £475 +18.75% 10
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Harpenden - - - -
Ware - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Royston - - - - 2
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 97 (64.67%) C#
2 66 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 58 (38.67%) SQL Server
3 58 (38.67%) SQL
4 51 (34.00%) JavaScript
5 50 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (32.00%) HTML
7 43 (28.67%) CSS
8 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
8 41 (27.33%) MVC
9 35 (23.33%) jQuery
10 32 (21.33%) .NET Framework
10 32 (21.33%) Windows
11 31 (20.67%) XML
12 30 (20.00%) Oracle
12 30 (20.00%) TDD
12 30 (20.00%) WCF
13 28 (18.67%) Scrum
14 27 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (15.33%) BDD
16 22 (14.67%) HTML5
17 20 (13.33%) Finance
18 18 (12.00%) VBScript
18 18 (12.00%) ADO.NET
18 18 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (12.00%) CSS3
19 17 (11.33%) E-Commerce
20 16 (10.67%) SharePoint
20 16 (10.67%) Web Services
20 16 (10.67%) LINQ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 16 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.67%) IIS
2 13 (8.67%) CMS
3 4 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.00%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.00%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.00%) Node.js
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.33%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (1.33%) Confluence
5 2 (1.33%) WordPress
5 2 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.33%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.33%) Drupal
6 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.67%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.67%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) MS Office
1 7 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Maximo
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.00%) FTP
3 5 (3.33%) 3G
3 5 (3.33%) 2G
3 5 (3.33%) LTE
3 5 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (3.33%) 4G
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 58 (38.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.33%) Couchbase
5 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (3.33%) DTS
8 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.67%) MySQL
9 2 (1.33%) QlikView
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.33%) DB2
10 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.67%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.67%) WebFOCUS
10 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (9.33%) 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%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (4.67%) SpecFlow
4 7 (4.67%) FxCop
5 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.33%) Selenium
6 3 (2.00%) NUnit
6 3 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.33%) Moq
7 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.33%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.33%) Subversion
7 2 (1.33%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.33%) JUnit
8 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (13.33%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Retail
3 10 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.67%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Local Government
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (65.33%) Developer
2 56 (37.33%) .NET Developer
3 23 (15.33%) C# Developer
4 21 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (12.00%) Architect
6 10 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.67%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Systems Architect
9 6 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Database Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Analyst
11 4 (2.67%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.00%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (44.00%) ASP.NET
2 48 (32.00%) HTML
3 43 (28.67%) CSS
4 35 (23.33%) jQuery
5 32 (21.33%) .NET Framework
6 31 (20.67%) XML
7 30 (20.00%) WCF
8 27 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (14.67%) HTML5
10 18 (12.00%) ADO.NET
10 18 (12.00%) CSS3
11 16 (10.67%) Web Services
11 16 (10.67%) LINQ
12 15 (10.00%) WPF
13 14 (9.33%) REST
14 12 (8.00%) XSL
14 12 (8.00%) XSLT
15 11 (7.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (6.67%) POCO
17 9 (6.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.00%) Replication
2 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.33%) PKI
4 2 (1.33%) EMV
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%) PDA
5 1 (0.67%) RIA
5 1 (0.67%) iPhone
5 1 (0.67%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.33%) Windows
2 4 (2.67%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.00%) UNIX
3 3 (2.00%) Linux
3 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.33%) MVC
3 30 (20.00%) TDD
4 28 (18.67%) Scrum
5 23 (15.33%) BDD
6 18 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.33%) E-Commerce
8 14 (9.33%) SOA
9 13 (8.67%) MVVM
9 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
10 12 (8.00%) Regression Testing
10 12 (8.00%) Code Coverage
11 8 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.33%) Asset Management
11 8 (5.33%) Data Security
11 8 (5.33%) OO
12 7 (4.67%) Content Management
12 7 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (4.00%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 97 (64.67%) C#
2 58 (38.67%) SQL
3 51 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.00%) VBScript
5 15 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 10 (6.67%) Java
8 7 (4.67%) C++
9 5 (3.33%) Perl
10 4 (2.67%) Ruby
10 4 (2.67%) VB
11 3 (2.00%) C
11 3 (2.00%) PHP
12 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.67%) Python
13 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.67%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.67%) CFML
13 1 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Firmware
2 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) SCOM
2 1 (0.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (2.00%) EPiServer
3 3 (2.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (1.33%) Huawei
4 2 (1.33%) ESRI
4 2 (1.33%) Nortel
4 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (1.33%) Cognos
5 1 (0.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.67%) HP
5 1 (0.67%) EMC
5 1 (0.67%) VMware
5 1 (0.67%) Open Text
5 1 (0.67%) RedDot
5 1 (0.67%) Telerik
5 1 (0.67%) Teradata
5 1 (0.67%) Zend
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