Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

.NET Developer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 39 64
Rank change year-on-year -26 +25 +3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 35 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.40% 4.13% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 4.33% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £355 £331 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.17% +1.15% +0.77%
10th Percentile £306 £209 £289
90th Percentile £403 £444 £413
East of England median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +12.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -
East of England median hourly rate - £16.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,382 1,178 1,276
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.38% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 642 629
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £183 £196 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £569
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 89 91
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% -4.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.45 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £52.40 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £21.50
% change year-on-year -17.09% -7.44% +4.88%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Hertfordshire

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Hertfordshire

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Hertfordshire

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +4 18 £385 +6.94% 7
St Albans +1 4 £319 +165.63% 5
Rickmansworth -6 2 £338 -
Watford -7 2 £325 -7.14% 11
Hatfield -2 1 £413 +26.92%
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 - -
Hertford -4 1 £325 -
.NET Developer
East of England

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (88.57%) C#
3 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET
4 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (54.29%) MVC
6 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
7 18 (51.43%) SQL
7 18 (51.43%) HTML
8 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (40.00%) CSS
9 14 (40.00%) jQuery
10 13 (37.14%) TDD
10 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (31.43%) Web Services
11 11 (31.43%) Visual Studio
12 10 (28.57%) WCF
12 10 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
13 9 (25.71%) Windows
13 9 (25.71%) JSON
13 9 (25.71%) RESTful
14 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
14 8 (22.86%) API Development
14 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
15 7 (20.00%) XHTML
15 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 7 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (20.00%) CSS3

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
1 1 (2.86%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) IMAP
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
1 2 (5.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.14%) NUnit
2 6 (17.14%) ReSharper
2 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET
3 18 (51.43%) HTML
4 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (40.00%) CSS
5 14 (40.00%) jQuery
6 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (31.43%) Web Services
8 10 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (28.57%) WCF
9 9 (25.71%) JSON
9 9 (25.71%) RESTful
10 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
11 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 7 (20.00%) CSS3
11 7 (20.00%) HTML5
11 7 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (20.00%) XHTML
12 6 (17.14%) SOAP
12 6 (17.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (14.29%) Tandem
3 4 (11.43%) W3C
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) MVC
3 13 (37.14%) TDD
4 8 (22.86%) API Development
5 6 (17.14%) BDD
5 6 (17.14%) Refactoring
5 6 (17.14%) SOLID
6 5 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) Web Development
8 3 (8.57%) OOP
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
9 1 (2.86%) Asynchronous Programming
9 1 (2.86%) CQRS
9 1 (2.86%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) C#
2 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (51.43%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Capita
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com