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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 69 61 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.52% 7.69% 9.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.36% 27.85% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £361 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.94 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
220 219 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.16% 27.62% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 150 90
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -67.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +7 22 £450 -18.18% 2
Watford +7 13 £350 +21.73% 9
Stevenage - 4 £375 - 4
Hemel Hempstead -3 3 £340 -5.88% 1
Letchworth -3 2 £336 +28.09% 2
Rickmansworth - 1 £250 -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 65 (61.90%) C#
2 43 (40.95%) Windows
3 42 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 40 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 35 (33.33%) SQL
6 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
7 30 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 29 (27.62%) Web Services
8 29 (27.62%) Internet
9 28 (26.67%) jQuery
10 27 (25.71%) HTML
11 26 (24.76%) Oracle
11 26 (24.76%) Linux
11 26 (24.76%) MVC
11 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (20.95%) CSS
13 21 (20.00%) LDAP
13 21 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 19 (18.10%) Java
15 18 (17.14%) XML
15 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
15 18 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (16.19%) Entity Framework
17 16 (15.24%) Firewall
17 16 (15.24%) PowerShell
17 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
18 15 (14.29%) Identity Management
18 15 (14.29%) Finance
18 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
19 14 (13.33%) Tivoli

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.52%) CMS
2 10 (9.52%) IIS
3 9 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.90%) Lync
5 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.90%) LiveLink
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.90%) Confluence
6 1 (0.95%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.95%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.76%) MS Office
4 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.95%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Agresso
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.62%) Internet
2 21 (20.00%) LDAP
3 16 (15.24%) Firewall
4 14 (13.33%) Telnet
4 14 (13.33%) SSH
4 14 (13.33%) PuTTY
5 5 (4.76%) Intranet
6 4 (3.81%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (2.86%) 4G
7 3 (2.86%) 2G
7 3 (2.86%) 3G
7 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.90%) DNS
8 2 (1.90%) SAN
8 2 (1.90%) LAN
8 2 (1.90%) WAN
8 2 (1.90%) DHCP
8 2 (1.90%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.95%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.81%) Sybase ASE
4 4 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.81%) MySQL
4 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.86%) DB2
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 14 (13.33%) Toad
4 12 (11.43%) Subversion
5 6 (5.71%) JIRA
6 5 (4.76%) Grunt
6 5 (4.76%) gulp
7 3 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.86%) Selenium
7 3 (2.86%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.86%) NUnit
8 2 (1.90%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.95%) GCC
9 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Marketing
3 6 (5.71%) Publishing
3 6 (5.71%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.86%) Local Government
6 2 (1.90%) Back Office
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (55.24%) Developer
2 26 (24.76%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.43%) Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Junior
6 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Junior Web Developer
7 6 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Configuration Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 29 (27.62%) Web Services
3 28 (26.67%) jQuery
4 27 (25.71%) HTML
5 22 (20.95%) CSS
6 21 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 18 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (17.14%) XML
8 17 (16.19%) Entity Framework
9 12 (11.43%) WCF
10 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (9.52%) AngularJS
11 10 (9.52%) HTML5
11 10 (9.52%) SOAP
12 9 (8.57%) CSS3
12 9 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (7.62%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (5.71%) Sass
14 6 (5.71%) LESS
14 6 (5.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.62%) User Experience
3 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.71%) Social Media
4 6 (5.71%) Digital Media
5 5 (4.76%) PKI
6 3 (2.86%) CMDB
6 3 (2.86%) FMCG
7 2 (1.90%) RIA
7 2 (1.90%) Clustering
8 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.95%) PDA
8 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.95%) Windows
2 26 (24.76%) Linux
3 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.81%) UNIX
5 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.95%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) MVC
1 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
3 15 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 10 (9.52%) OO
4 10 (9.52%) Web Development
5 8 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.62%) Content Management
6 7 (6.67%) Workflow
6 7 (6.67%) Migration
6 7 (6.67%) Scrum
6 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.67%) UML
6 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.71%) Web Design
7 6 (5.71%) TDD
7 6 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (61.90%) C#
2 40 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 35 (33.33%) SQL
4 19 (18.10%) Java
5 16 (15.24%) PowerShell
6 12 (11.43%) VB.NET
7 9 (8.57%) VB
8 8 (7.62%) VB6
8 8 (7.62%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.71%) Perl
10 5 (4.76%) VBScript
10 5 (4.76%) C
10 5 (4.76%) C++
10 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.81%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.95%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Degree
2 7 (6.67%) OCA
2 7 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (4.76%) CISSP
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.90%) MCSE
5 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.90%) XenApp
4 2 (1.90%) vSphere
4 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.95%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 14 (13.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 14 (13.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 7 (6.67%) Novell Identity Manager
2 7 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.95%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (24.76%) Oracle
2 14 (13.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.67%) Sun
4 7 (6.67%) Novell
4 7 (6.67%) CA
4 7 (6.67%) IBM
5 6 (5.71%) VMware
5 6 (5.71%) Adobe
6 4 (3.81%) Sybase
7 2 (1.90%) Cisco
7 2 (1.90%) HP
7 2 (1.90%) Nortel
7 2 (1.90%) Citrix
7 2 (1.90%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.90%) Huawei
8 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.95%) Varonis
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