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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 26 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 50 50 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.27% 8.16% 11.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.91% 33.56% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 55
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.94 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
193 149 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.19% 24.31% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 86 106
Average daily rate £363 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.94 £36.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.84% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

.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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Welwyn Garden City +6 16 £370 -1.23% 5
Watford -2 9 £331 +26.19% 7
Stevenage - 4 £350 - 4
Letchworth +8 1 £338 +3.84% 3
Hemel Hempstead -7 1 - - 1
Borehamwood - 1 - - 4
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 62 (63.27%) C#
2 49 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 43 (43.88%) ASP.NET
4 37 (37.76%) SQL
4 37 (37.76%) Windows
5 33 (33.67%) HTML
6 27 (27.55%) Oracle
7 24 (24.49%) JavaScript
8 21 (21.43%) CSS
8 21 (21.43%) Web Services
9 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 20 (20.41%) jQuery
10 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (19.39%) MVC
11 17 (17.35%) Linux
11 17 (17.35%) WCF
12 16 (16.33%) Internet
13 15 (15.31%) LDAP
13 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
13 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (14.29%) Java
14 14 (14.29%) VB.NET
15 13 (13.27%) XML
15 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
15 13 (13.27%) Active Directory
15 13 (13.27%) .NET Framework
15 13 (13.27%) Retail
15 13 (13.27%) HTML5
16 12 (12.24%) PowerShell
17 11 (11.22%) Workflow

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (7.14%) IIS
2 7 (7.14%) CMS
3 3 (3.06%) ArchestrA
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.04%) LiveLink
4 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Confluence
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Lync
5 1 (1.02%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (5.10%) Maximo
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Agresso
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.06%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) Internet
2 15 (15.31%) LDAP
3 10 (10.20%) Firewall
4 8 (8.16%) SSH
4 8 (8.16%) Telnet
4 8 (8.16%) PuTTY
5 4 (4.08%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (4.08%) SAN
5 4 (4.08%) Intranet
6 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.06%) 4G
6 3 (3.06%) 2G
6 3 (3.06%) 3G
7 2 (2.04%) DNS
7 2 (2.04%) LAN
7 2 (2.04%) WAN
7 2 (2.04%) DHCP
7 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.02%) SNMP
8 1 (1.02%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) DB2
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
4 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.04%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.02%) DataStage
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.02%) QlikView
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.16%) Toad
4 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.10%) Grunt
5 5 (5.10%) Subversion
5 5 (5.10%) gulp
6 3 (3.06%) JIRA
6 3 (3.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.04%) Selenium
7 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.04%) NUnit
7 2 (2.04%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.02%) GCC
8 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (13.27%) Retail
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Local Government
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (56.12%) Developer
2 28 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 10 (10.20%) C# Developer
4 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (8.16%) Analyst
4 8 (8.16%) Architect
5 7 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.88%) ASP.NET
2 33 (33.67%) HTML
3 21 (21.43%) CSS
3 21 (21.43%) Web Services
4 20 (20.41%) jQuery
5 17 (17.35%) WCF
6 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (13.27%) HTML5
7 13 (13.27%) .NET Framework
7 13 (13.27%) XML
8 9 (9.18%) WPF
8 9 (9.18%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (7.14%) CSS3
9 7 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (6.12%) JSON
10 6 (6.12%) Entity Framework
10 6 (6.12%) ADO.NET
10 6 (6.12%) SOAP
11 5 (5.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) PKI
3 5 (5.10%) PDA
4 3 (3.06%) Kindle
5 2 (2.04%) Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) User Experience
5 2 (2.04%) RIA
6 1 (1.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.02%) DataPower
6 1 (1.02%) iSeries
6 1 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.02%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.76%) Windows
2 17 (17.35%) Linux
3 5 (5.10%) UNIX
4 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.02%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) MVC
1 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
3 11 (11.22%) Workflow
4 9 (9.18%) Identity Management
5 8 (8.16%) SOA
5 8 (8.16%) Migration
6 6 (6.12%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.12%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.10%) Web Application Development
7 5 (5.10%) E-Procurement
7 5 (5.10%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (4.08%) Content Management
8 4 (4.08%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.08%) CRM
8 4 (4.08%) Time Management
8 4 (4.08%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.08%) High Availability
8 4 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (63.27%) C#
2 37 (37.76%) SQL
3 24 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.29%) Java
4 14 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 12 (12.24%) PowerShell
6 10 (10.20%) VB
6 10 (10.20%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.10%) Perl
7 5 (5.10%) C++
7 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.10%) VB6
8 4 (4.08%) VBScript
9 3 (3.06%) C
9 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.02%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) CISSP
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) OCA
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.02%) HND
5 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.02%) GxP
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.14%) Firmware
2 7 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (5.10%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.04%) XenApp
4 2 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Tivoli
1 8 (8.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 8 (8.16%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (5.10%) Novell Identity Manager
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (5.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.02%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Oracle
2 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.16%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (6.12%) IBM
5 5 (5.10%) CA
5 5 (5.10%) Sun
5 5 (5.10%) Novell
6 4 (4.08%) Wonderware
7 3 (3.06%) NetApp
7 3 (3.06%) VMware
8 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.04%) Huawei
8 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (2.04%) HP
8 2 (2.04%) Nortel
8 2 (2.04%) Citrix
8 2 (2.04%) Sybase
8 2 (2.04%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.04%) Cisco
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