The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 32 45 46
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 25 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.18% 2.04% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 2.14% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 14
Median daily rate £325 £325 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £301 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £349 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +2.59% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 579 653 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.82% 95.33% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 320 339
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 44
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.72% +12.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.18 £49.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Watford -2 3 £450 +50.00% 6
St Albans - 3 £115 - 8
Stevenage - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £360 - 4
Letchworth - 1 - - 2
Hatfield - 1 £325 - 1
.NET Developer
East of England

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (78.38%) C#
3 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
4 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
4 22 (59.46%) MVC
5 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (43.24%) CSS
6 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
6 16 (43.24%) Entity Framework
7 15 (40.54%) HTML
7 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
7 15 (40.54%) SQL
8 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (35.14%) WCF
9 12 (32.43%) TDD
10 11 (29.73%) XML
11 10 (27.03%) Scrum
11 10 (27.03%) LINQ
12 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
12 9 (24.32%) SOAP
13 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (21.62%) jQuery
14 7 (18.92%) REST
14 7 (18.92%) BDD
14 7 (18.92%) Web Services
14 7 (18.92%) XSLT
14 7 (18.92%) IIS
14 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
14 7 (18.92%) SOLID

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (10.81%) FxCop
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) Moq
2 4 (10.81%) ReSharper
2 4 (10.81%) StyleCop
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.70%) Protractor
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
3 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
4 16 (43.24%) CSS
4 16 (43.24%) Entity Framework
5 15 (40.54%) HTML
6 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (35.14%) WCF
7 11 (29.73%) XML
8 10 (27.03%) LINQ
9 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
9 9 (24.32%) SOAP
10 8 (21.62%) jQuery
11 7 (18.92%) REST
11 7 (18.92%) Web Services
11 7 (18.92%) XSLT
12 6 (16.22%) ADO.NET
13 5 (13.51%) RESTful
13 5 (13.51%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Contactless
1 4 (10.81%) EMV
2 1 (2.70%) DataPower
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) MVC
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) BDD
5 7 (18.92%) SOLID
6 6 (16.22%) OO
7 5 (13.51%) Code Coverage
7 5 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (13.51%) OOP
7 5 (13.51%) Refactoring
8 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.41%) Digital Signal Processing
9 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) VBScript
4 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) Tcl
7 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) Telerik
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago