The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 21 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.10% - 3.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% - 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
.NET Framework
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 46.15% 38.53% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 11
Average daily rate £410 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Watford

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (57.14%) RESTful
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) JSON
5 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
5 3 (42.86%) Kendo UI
5 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Back Office
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
6 2 (28.57%) XSLT
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) Kendo UI
3 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) RIA
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft