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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 52 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 12 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.03% 1.31% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 6.08% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Median daily rate £325 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £317 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £411 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.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 168 148 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 28.47% 21.54% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 85 120
Median daily rate £360 £345 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% -10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.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 28 March 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 28 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
Stevenage - 2 £488 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £110 - 1
.NET Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 20 (83.33%) C#
3 19 (79.17%) Entity Framework
4 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (66.67%) MVC
6 13 (54.17%) CSS
6 13 (54.17%) SQL
6 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (50.00%) HTML
7 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (45.83%) LINQ
9 10 (41.67%) XML
10 9 (37.50%) IIS
10 9 (37.50%) WCF
10 9 (37.50%) TDD
10 9 (37.50%) Scrum
10 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (33.33%) SOAP
11 8 (33.33%) XSLT
12 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
12 7 (29.17%) OO
12 7 (29.17%) jQuery
12 7 (29.17%) REST
12 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (29.17%) SOLID
13 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
13 6 (25.00%) OOP

.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 9 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.17%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Teamcenter
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 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (8.33%) MySQL
6 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (20.83%) FxCop
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) ReSharper
1 5 (20.83%) StyleCop
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Moq
2 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.17%) Protractor
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 16 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) WCF Developer
9 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Build and Configuration Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) EPiServer Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) Entity Framework
3 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (54.17%) CSS
5 12 (50.00%) HTML
6 11 (45.83%) LINQ
7 10 (41.67%) XML
8 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (37.50%) WCF
9 8 (33.33%) SOAP
9 8 (33.33%) XSLT
10 7 (29.17%) jQuery
10 7 (29.17%) REST
11 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
11 6 (25.00%) XSL
12 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET
12 5 (20.83%) Ajax
12 5 (20.83%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Contactless
1 4 (16.67%) EMV
2 2 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) RIA
3 1 (4.17%) SCADA
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) MVC
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) OO
4 7 (29.17%) SOLID
5 6 (25.00%) OOP
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) Code Coverage
6 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.83%) Refactoring
7 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.33%) Change Control
9 2 (8.33%) User Stories
10 1 (4.17%) ATDD
10 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) OpenView
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.33%) MuleSoft
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) PTC
4 1 (4.17%) Retalix
4 1 (4.17%) Siemens
4 1 (4.17%) Toshiba
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago