The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the St Albans region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.33% 3.23% 16.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 16.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £288 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +40.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 6.67% 19.35% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 10
Average daily rate £288 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
Hertfordshire

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the St Albans region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the St Albans region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

.NET
Top 27 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle