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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 68 80 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.71% 11.38% 15.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.23% 35.09% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 64
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £504 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.93 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
211 228 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.23% 32.43% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 133 156
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Watford +20 14 £283 -19.28% 6
Hemel Hempstead +8 12 £325 +6.55% 4
St Albans -1 4 £1,000 +185.71% 8
Welwyn Garden City -1 3 £375 +9.09% 4
Stevenage -2 2 £281 +30.81% 1
Borehamwood - 1 - - 1
Harpenden - - - - 1
Ware - - - -
Welwyn - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 3
Hoddesdon - - - - 2
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Radlett - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 90 (63.38%) C#
2 60 (42.25%) SQL Server
2 60 (42.25%) ASP.NET
3 55 (38.73%) SQL
4 44 (30.99%) HTML
4 44 (30.99%) JavaScript
5 41 (28.87%) Microsoft
6 40 (28.17%) Windows
7 36 (25.35%) MVC
7 36 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (24.65%) CSS
9 31 (21.83%) jQuery
10 30 (21.13%) Oracle
11 29 (20.42%) XML
12 26 (18.31%) .NET Framework
13 24 (16.90%) WCF
13 24 (16.90%) TDD
13 24 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (14.79%) HTML5
15 20 (14.08%) Scrum
16 19 (13.38%) Web Services
16 19 (13.38%) BDD
17 18 (12.68%) ADO.NET
17 18 (12.68%) Finance
18 17 (11.97%) WPF
18 17 (11.97%) T-SQL
18 17 (11.97%) SOA
19 16 (11.27%) SharePoint
19 16 (11.27%) CSS3
20 15 (10.56%) SQL Server 2012

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.04%) IIS
3 9 (6.34%) CMS
4 4 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.11%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.11%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.11%) ArchestrA
6 2 (1.41%) Node.js
6 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.70%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.70%) LiveLink
Applications
1 9 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.93%) MS Office
3 5 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.11%) Maximo
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) PaaS
3 1 (0.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.34%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.52%) FTP
2 5 (3.52%) 2G
2 5 (3.52%) LTE
2 5 (3.52%) 4G
2 5 (3.52%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (3.52%) 3G
3 4 (2.82%) SAN
4 3 (2.11%) DNS
4 3 (2.11%) 3GPP
4 3 (2.11%) DHCP
5 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.41%) WAN
5 2 (1.41%) HTTP
5 2 (1.41%) Internet
5 2 (1.41%) Firewall
5 2 (1.41%) LAN
6 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (42.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.52%) Couchbase
6 5 (3.52%) DTS
6 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.11%) DB2
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.41%) QlikView
9 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.70%) WebFOCUS
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.70%) DataStage
9 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (4.23%) JIRA
4 5 (3.52%) StyleCop
4 5 (3.52%) Selenium
5 4 (2.82%) FxCop
5 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.11%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.11%) NUnit
7 2 (1.41%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.41%) JUnit
7 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.41%) Moq
7 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.70%) MSTest
8 1 (0.70%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (12.68%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Retail
3 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Local Government
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (59.86%) Developer
2 49 (34.51%) .NET Developer
3 22 (15.49%) C# Developer
4 21 (14.79%) Architect
5 20 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (7.04%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) Systems Architect
9 6 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Firmware Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Software Architect
12 3 (2.11%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.11%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (42.25%) ASP.NET
2 44 (30.99%) HTML
3 35 (24.65%) CSS
4 31 (21.83%) jQuery
5 29 (20.42%) XML
6 26 (18.31%) .NET Framework
7 24 (16.90%) WCF
7 24 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (14.79%) HTML5
9 19 (13.38%) Web Services
10 18 (12.68%) ADO.NET
11 17 (11.97%) WPF
12 16 (11.27%) CSS3
13 14 (9.86%) LINQ
14 10 (7.04%) WinForms
15 9 (6.34%) XSL
15 9 (6.34%) XSLT
15 9 (6.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (6.34%) Razor View Engine
15 9 (6.34%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.82%) Replication
3 4 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.11%) Kindle
4 3 (2.11%) Clustering
4 3 (2.11%) PDA
5 2 (1.41%) EMV
5 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) iPhone
6 1 (0.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.17%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Linux
2 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (2.82%) UNIX
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.35%) MVC
1 36 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.90%) TDD
3 20 (14.08%) Scrum
4 19 (13.38%) BDD
5 17 (11.97%) SOA
6 15 (10.56%) E-Commerce
7 13 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (8.45%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.75%) MVVM
10 9 (6.34%) Code Coverage
10 9 (6.34%) Regression Testing
11 8 (5.63%) Data Security
11 8 (5.63%) OO
11 8 (5.63%) Asset Management
11 8 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.93%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.23%) Data Modelling
13 6 (4.23%) OOP
13 6 (4.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 90 (63.38%) C#
2 55 (38.73%) SQL
3 44 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.97%) T-SQL
5 15 (10.56%) VBScript
6 14 (9.86%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.63%) Java
8 7 (4.93%) C++
9 6 (4.23%) VB
10 5 (3.52%) Perl
11 4 (2.82%) Ruby
12 3 (2.11%) PHP
12 3 (2.11%) C
13 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.70%) Python
13 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.70%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.70%) CFML
13 1 (0.70%) VB6
13 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.11%) Degree
3 2 (1.41%) VCP4
3 2 (1.41%) MCSE
3 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Firmware
2 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.41%) XenApp
4 2 (1.41%) vSphere
4 2 (1.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.70%) SCOM
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (28.87%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.13%) Oracle
3 4 (2.82%) Wonderware
4 3 (2.11%) HP
4 3 (2.11%) VMware
5 2 (1.41%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.41%) Cognos
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco
5 2 (1.41%) Nortel
5 2 (1.41%) Citrix
5 2 (1.41%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.41%) NetApp
5 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.41%) ESRI
5 2 (1.41%) Huawei
5 2 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (0.70%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.70%) Splunk
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