The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
West Midlands / Herefordshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 37.50% 23.53% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 62.50% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
Median daily rate £285 £438 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.85% +59.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +31.53% -7.14%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Herefordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 24 5 1
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 60.00% 29.41% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 1
Median daily rate £300 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +54.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Herefordshire citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Herefordshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Herefordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Herefordshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Herefordshire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford +1 4 £300 -29.41%
.NET
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Herefordshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 15 (83.33%) HTML
3 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (83.33%) MVC
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (66.67%) Google
6 10 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
7 9 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (50.00%) Docker
7 9 (50.00%) Angular 2
8 8 (44.44%) SDLC
8 8 (44.44%) BDD
8 8 (44.44%) TDD
8 8 (44.44%) Java
9 7 (38.89%) Windows
9 7 (38.89%) MySQL
9 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
10 5 (27.78%) Web Development
10 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
11 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
11 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
11 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
11 4 (22.22%) Migration
12 3 (16.67%) HTML5

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (38.89%) MySQL
4 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 15 (83.33%) CSS
1 15 (83.33%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 9 (50.00%) Angular 2
4 9 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Core
6 2 (11.11%) WPF
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) MVC
3 8 (44.44%) BDD
3 8 (44.44%) SDLC
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) API Development
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Google