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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 20 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET 37 33 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.22% 5.54% 10.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.50% 23.40% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 43
Median daily rate £338 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £308 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £20.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
- +16.82%

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
151 141 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.38% 23.66% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 111
Median daily rate £338 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.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 24 February 2017.

.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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +4 8 £450 +47.54% 10
Stevenage +1 4 £488 - 1
St Albans +2 3 £115 -81.60% 17
Hertford - 2 - -
Letchworth - 2 £300 - 3
Hemel Hempstead +5 1 £360 -33.02% 6
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 45 (73.77%) C#
2 35 (57.38%) ASP.NET
3 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
3 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.90%) MVC
5 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
6 25 (40.98%) .NET Framework
7 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (34.43%) Entity Framework
8 21 (34.43%) HTML
8 21 (34.43%) CSS
9 19 (31.15%) SQL
10 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (26.23%) XML
12 15 (24.59%) TDD
13 14 (22.95%) Scrum
14 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
14 13 (21.31%) WCF
14 13 (21.31%) jQuery
14 13 (21.31%) Java
15 12 (19.67%) XSLT
15 12 (19.67%) LINQ
16 11 (18.03%) OO
16 11 (18.03%) SOAP
17 10 (16.39%) Web Services
17 10 (16.39%) IIS
18 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (14.75%) RESTful
19 8 (13.11%) SOLID
19 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012

.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 10 (16.39%) IIS
2 7 (11.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) CMS
4 2 (3.28%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.28%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Boomi
2 2 (3.28%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
5 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.28%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (8.20%) FxCop
3 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.20%) ReSharper
3 5 (8.20%) StyleCop
4 4 (6.56%) JIRA
4 4 (6.56%) Moq
5 3 (4.92%) Protractor
6 2 (3.28%) Grunt
7 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.64%) PROIV
7 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Legal
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (88.52%) Developer
2 37 (60.66%) .NET Developer
3 17 (27.87%) C# Developer
4 14 (22.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (11.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Applications Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.20%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# WCF Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Integration Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.92%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) ASP.NET
2 25 (40.98%) .NET Framework
3 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (34.43%) CSS
4 21 (34.43%) Entity Framework
4 21 (34.43%) HTML
5 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (26.23%) XML
7 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
7 13 (21.31%) jQuery
7 13 (21.31%) WCF
8 12 (19.67%) LINQ
8 12 (19.67%) XSLT
9 11 (18.03%) SOAP
10 10 (16.39%) Web Services
11 9 (14.75%) RESTful
12 8 (13.11%) REST
13 7 (11.48%) JSON
14 6 (9.84%) IBM Integration Bus
14 6 (9.84%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) DataPower
1 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.56%) Contactless
2 4 (6.56%) EMV
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.64%) RIA
3 1 (1.64%) Tandem
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) MVC
3 15 (24.59%) TDD
4 14 (22.95%) Scrum
5 11 (18.03%) OO
6 8 (13.11%) Open Source
6 8 (13.11%) SOLID
7 7 (11.48%) BDD
8 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.84%) OOP
8 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.20%) API Development
9 5 (8.20%) Code Coverage
9 5 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (8.20%) Refactoring
9 5 (8.20%) Web Development
10 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.92%) ATDD
11 3 (4.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (73.77%) C#
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 19 (31.15%) SQL
4 13 (21.31%) Java
5 6 (9.84%) VBScript
6 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) Tcl
8 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) IBM
3 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) Dell
5 2 (3.28%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
5 2 (3.28%) Sybase
6 1 (1.64%) PTC
6 1 (1.64%) Siemens
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) Xamarin