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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 29 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 37 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.82% 8.55% 11.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.42% 29.41% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 39
Average daily rate
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£355 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £515 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
165 221 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.94% 29.08% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 125 120
Average daily rate £375 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

.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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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
Watford +11 9 £265 -11.66% 6
Stevenage +2 4 £300 +39.53% 1
Welwyn Garden City +8 3 £375 +25.00% 1
St Albans +2 3 £1,000 +247.82% 17
Hemel Hempstead +3 2 £405 +12.50% 5
Hoddesdon - 1 £388 -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 70 (61.95%) C#
2 61 (53.98%) SQL Server
3 54 (47.79%) ASP.NET
4 49 (43.36%) SQL
5 48 (42.48%) HTML
6 39 (34.51%) JavaScript
7 35 (30.97%) Microsoft
8 34 (30.09%) CSS
9 32 (28.32%) Windows
9 32 (28.32%) jQuery
10 30 (26.55%) MVC
11 26 (23.01%) Oracle
11 26 (23.01%) .NET Framework
12 25 (22.12%) XML
13 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (18.58%) HTML5
15 19 (16.81%) WCF
16 17 (15.04%) ADO.NET
16 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
16 17 (15.04%) E-Commerce
17 16 (14.16%) Web Services
18 15 (13.27%) SOA
18 15 (13.27%) T-SQL
18 15 (13.27%) CSS3
19 13 (11.50%) VB.NET
20 12 (10.62%) Finance
20 12 (10.62%) Retail
20 12 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
21 11 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.96%) CMS
3 6 (5.31%) IIS
4 4 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.65%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.65%) ArchestrA
6 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.77%) Confluence
6 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.88%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.88%) Node.js
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Office
1 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (4.42%) Maximo
3 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.77%) Office 365
3 2 (1.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) FTP
1 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.54%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (3.54%) 4G
2 4 (3.54%) 3G
2 4 (3.54%) SAN
2 4 (3.54%) 2G
2 4 (3.54%) LTE
3 3 (2.65%) Internet
4 2 (1.77%) Firewall
4 2 (1.77%) DHCP
4 2 (1.77%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.77%) DNS
4 2 (1.77%) LAN
4 2 (1.77%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.77%) WAN
5 1 (0.88%) NAS
5 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (53.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.31%) DB2
5 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.42%) DTS
5 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.77%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.77%) MySQL
6 2 (1.77%) QlikView
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.88%) DataStage
7 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.65%) Selenium
6 2 (1.77%) Grunt
6 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.77%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.77%) Moq
6 2 (1.77%) JUnit
6 2 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.77%) JIRA
6 2 (1.77%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.77%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.77%) Subversion
7 1 (0.88%) NUnit
7 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
1 12 (10.62%) Retail
2 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Local Government
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (60.18%) Developer
2 36 (31.86%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.93%) Architect
4 16 (14.16%) C# Developer
5 13 (11.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Systems Architect
8 5 (4.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.54%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Service Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.65%) Applications Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (47.79%) ASP.NET
2 48 (42.48%) HTML
3 34 (30.09%) CSS
4 32 (28.32%) jQuery
5 26 (23.01%) .NET Framework
6 25 (22.12%) XML
7 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (18.58%) HTML5
8 19 (16.81%) WCF
9 17 (15.04%) ADO.NET
10 16 (14.16%) Web Services
11 15 (13.27%) CSS3
12 11 (9.73%) Entity Framework
12 11 (9.73%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (8.85%) LINQ
14 9 (7.96%) WinForms
14 9 (7.96%) Razor View Engine
15 8 (7.08%) SOAP
16 7 (6.19%) WPF
16 7 (6.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.42%) PDA
4 4 (3.54%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.65%) Clustering
5 3 (2.65%) Kindle
6 2 (1.77%) EMV
6 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) RIA
7 1 (0.88%) FMCG
7 1 (0.88%) iSeries
7 1 (0.88%) DataPower
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.32%) Windows
2 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.42%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.54%) UNIX
3 4 (3.54%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) MVC
2 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.04%) E-Commerce
4 15 (13.27%) SOA
5 10 (8.85%) Scrum
5 10 (8.85%) TDD
6 9 (7.96%) BDD
7 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (7.08%) Migration
8 7 (6.19%) Asset Management
8 7 (6.19%) Content Management
8 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.19%) Data Migration
8 7 (6.19%) Data Security
9 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.31%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.42%) Database Tuning
10 5 (4.42%) OO
10 5 (4.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 70 (61.95%) C#
2 49 (43.36%) SQL
3 39 (34.51%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.27%) T-SQL
5 13 (11.50%) VB.NET
6 11 (9.73%) VBScript
7 7 (6.19%) Java
8 6 (5.31%) VB
9 4 (3.54%) C++
9 4 (3.54%) Perl
9 4 (3.54%) Ruby
10 3 (2.65%) PHP
11 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.88%) Scala
12 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.88%) Python
12 1 (0.88%) CFML
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.77%) MCSE
2 2 (1.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Firmware
2 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.77%) vSphere
4 2 (1.77%) XenApp
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.88%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 35 (30.97%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.01%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) Wonderware
4 3 (2.65%) VMware
4 3 (2.65%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.65%) NetApp
4 3 (2.65%) HP
5 2 (1.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (1.77%) Nortel
5 2 (1.77%) Citrix
5 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.77%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.77%) ESRI
5 2 (1.77%) Cisco
5 2 (1.77%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.77%) Huawei
6 1 (0.88%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.88%) Cognos
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
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