Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 57 70
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 48 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.00% 2.98% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 3.20% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £381 £363 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -8.23% +12.86%
10th Percentile £260 £313 £248
90th Percentile £449 £419 £508
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +10.34% +11.54% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £47.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.57% +184.85% -62.29%

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 1,486 1,499 1,369
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.93% 93.11% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 766 789
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £188 £200 £210
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 128 84
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +20.69% -15.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.24% - -4.78%

.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 12 December 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 12 December 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 11 £420 +29.23% 2
Watford +3 9 £413 +13.79% 7
St Albans +4 5 £300 -7.69% 7
Hatfield +3 3 £413 +3.13%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £408 -
Hitchin - 2 £313 -
Royston - 1 - -
.NET Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (91.67%) C#
3 27 (56.25%) ASP.NET
4 25 (52.08%) MVC
4 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
6 21 (43.75%) SQL
7 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
8 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (37.50%) Visual Studio
10 17 (35.42%) HTML
10 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
12 14 (29.17%) CSS
13 13 (27.08%) Web Services
13 13 (27.08%) REST
14 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
15 11 (22.92%) HTML5
15 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
16 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
17 8 (16.67%) TDD
17 8 (16.67%) XML
17 8 (16.67%) jQuery
17 8 (16.67%) DevOps
18 7 (14.58%) SDLC
19 6 (12.50%) SOLID
19 6 (12.50%) Open Source
19 6 (12.50%) Windows
19 6 (12.50%) Finance

.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 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (4.17%) Office 365
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.33%) Power BI
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) NUnit
2 4 (8.33%) ReSharper
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Military
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (35.42%) HTML
5 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 14 (29.17%) CSS
7 13 (27.08%) REST
7 13 (27.08%) Web Services
8 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
9 11 (22.92%) HTML5
10 8 (16.67%) jQuery
10 8 (16.67%) XML
11 5 (10.42%) .NET Core
11 5 (10.42%) WCF
12 4 (8.33%) SOAP
12 4 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (8.33%) Velocity
13 3 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (52.08%) MVC
2 8 (16.67%) DevOps
2 8 (16.67%) TDD
3 7 (14.58%) SDLC
4 6 (12.50%) Open Source
4 6 (12.50%) SOLID
5 5 (10.42%) API Development
5 5 (10.42%) Asynchronous Programming
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 4 (8.33%) Web Development
7 3 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.25%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) SOA
7 3 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) C#
2 21 (43.75%) SQL
3 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) C
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.17%) MCSA
1 2 (4.17%) MCSE
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) F5
4 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto