The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 18 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.36% 2.33% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 2.33% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £245 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -38.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 86 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 93.96% 100.00% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 42
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.13 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% +38.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Watford

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle