Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 47 73
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26 -10
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 57 53 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.57% 3.51% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 3.79% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 58 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -7.05% +11.43%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £246
90th Percentile £440 £425 £510
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +10.34% +4.32% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50

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 1,488 1,398 1,366
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.17% 92.71% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 706 746
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £173 £200 £205
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 130 86
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.35 £16.81 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +6.70% -7.35%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.49 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.55 £40.00 £53.13
East of England median hourly rate £17.46 £18.00 £20.41
% change year-on-year -3.00% -11.81% -5.07%

.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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 October 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 +7 16 £400 +11.11% 4
Watford +8 9 £400 +10.34% 8
St Albans +2 9 £319 -1.92% 8
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £408 - 1
Hatfield -2 2 £413 +3.13%
Rickmansworth -18 1 £338 -3.57%
Royston - 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 - -
.NET Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (89.47%) C#
3 34 (59.65%) ASP.NET
4 30 (52.63%) MVC
5 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (42.11%) SQL
6 24 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
8 20 (35.09%) HTML
8 20 (35.09%) Visual Studio
8 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
9 19 (33.33%) Web Services
10 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (29.82%) REST
12 16 (28.07%) TDD
13 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
13 15 (26.32%) CSS
14 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
15 12 (21.05%) WCF
15 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
15 12 (21.05%) SOLID
16 11 (19.30%) Windows
17 10 (17.54%) SOAP
17 10 (17.54%) NUnit
17 10 (17.54%) ReSharper
17 10 (17.54%) Refactoring
17 10 (17.54%) Velocity
18 9 (15.79%) Entity Framework
19 8 (14.04%) API Development
19 8 (14.04%) HTML5

.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 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.02%) Power BI
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.54%) NUnit
2 10 (17.54%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.02%) Advertising
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Military
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (59.65%) ASP.NET
3 24 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (35.09%) HTML
5 19 (33.33%) Web Services
6 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (29.82%) REST
8 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 15 (26.32%) CSS
9 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
9 12 (21.05%) WCF
10 10 (17.54%) SOAP
10 10 (17.54%) Velocity
11 9 (15.79%) Entity Framework
12 8 (14.04%) HTML5
12 8 (14.04%) XML
13 7 (12.28%) jQuery
14 6 (10.53%) RESTful
15 5 (8.77%) Angular 2
16 4 (7.02%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) MVC
2 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) TDD
4 12 (21.05%) SOLID
5 10 (17.54%) Refactoring
6 8 (14.04%) API Development
7 7 (12.28%) Asynchronous Programming
8 6 (10.53%) DevOps
8 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 5 (8.77%) SDLC
9 5 (8.77%) Web Development
10 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.02%) CQRS
11 3 (5.26%) Front End Development
11 3 (5.26%) OOP
11 3 (5.26%) Open Source
11 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (3.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (89.47%) C#
2 24 (42.11%) SQL
3 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle