The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 22 June 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 Framework
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 51 73
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.06% 1.20% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.44% 6.78% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 3
Median daily rate £320 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.79% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +13.01% -14.11%  

.NET Framework 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 154 118 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 24.37% 17.66% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 79 118
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -52.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing .NET Framework 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 Framework in Hertfordshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Hertfordshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Hertfordshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Hertfordshire

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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 -7 3 £300 -36.84%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £450 - 1
.NET Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
2 19 (79.17%) C#
3 18 (75.00%) MVC
3 18 (75.00%) Entity Framework
4 16 (66.67%) HTML
5 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 14 (58.33%) CSS
5 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
6 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (41.67%) SQL
8 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (37.50%) HTML5
8 9 (37.50%) WCF
8 9 (37.50%) jQuery
9 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 7 (29.17%) Web Services
10 7 (29.17%) XML
10 7 (29.17%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (25.00%) CSS3
11 6 (25.00%) LINQ
11 6 (25.00%) Ajax
12 5 (20.83%) Scrum
12 5 (20.83%) TDD
12 5 (20.83%) Windows
12 5 (20.83%) IIS
12 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio Team System

.NET Framework
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 (20.83%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) IMAP
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) SMTP
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (8.33%) FxCop
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Moq
3 2 (8.33%) ReSharper
3 2 (8.33%) StyleCop
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.17%) Protractor
General
1 3 (12.50%) Interactive Media
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Application Development Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Development Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Manager
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
3 18 (75.00%) Entity Framework
4 16 (66.67%) HTML
5 14 (58.33%) CSS
6 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (37.50%) HTML5
8 9 (37.50%) jQuery
8 9 (37.50%) WCF
9 7 (29.17%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (29.17%) Web Services
9 7 (29.17%) XML
10 6 (25.00%) Ajax
10 6 (25.00%) CSS3
10 6 (25.00%) LINQ
11 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 4 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
12 4 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) W3C
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) SOLID
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Code Coverage
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) OOP
6 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) User Stories
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) OpenView
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Retalix
3 1 (4.17%) Toshiba