Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 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 (dotNet)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 15 36
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 93 104 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.90% 8.13% 4.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.46% 30.41% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 66 39
Hertfordshire median daily rate £385 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £285
90th Percentile £493 £481 £603
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £34.70 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.47% +15.38% +55.24%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 414 342 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.29% 26.74% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 233 158
Hertfordshire median daily rate £418 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £244 £286
90th Percentile £559 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.11 £37.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.04% +257.14% -53.33%
10th Percentile £10.88 £19.25 £8.48
90th Percentile £56.25 £38.75 £31.55
East of England median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £33.60
% change year-on-year -9.33% +11.61% -7.31%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Hertfordshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Hertfordshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Hertfordshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Hertfordshire

.NET
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 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 +2 33 £400 +6.67% 5
Stevenage -9 11 £213 -56.41% 4
St Albans +3 9 £306 +0.41% 11
Watford -21 7 £400 +9.59% 14
Welwyn Garden City -5 6 £400 -
Rickmansworth -12 2 £338 +10.66%
Royston -8 1 - - 6
Hitchin - 1 - - 1
Cheshunt - 1 £275 -
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET.

1 73 (78.49%) C#
2 55 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET
5 41 (44.09%) SQL Server
6 36 (38.71%) SQL
7 35 (37.63%) Web Services
8 31 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 31 (33.33%) HTML
9 30 (32.26%) CSS
9 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
10 29 (31.18%) MVC
11 27 (29.03%) TDD
12 26 (27.96%) Windows
13 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (22.58%) AngularJS
15 19 (20.43%) REST
16 18 (19.35%) jQuery
17 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
18 16 (17.20%) HTML5
18 16 (17.20%) Java
19 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
19 15 (16.13%) .NET Framework
20 14 (15.05%) RESTful
20 14 (15.05%) CSS3
21 13 (13.98%) Node.js
21 13 (13.98%) WCF
21 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
21 13 (13.98%) Degree

.NET
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 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.30%) IIS
3 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) InVision
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.23%) Office 365
3 3 (3.23%) PaaS
4 2 (2.15%) GitHub
5 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) Ethernet
1 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) Internet
3 1 (1.08%) LAN
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (44.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.23%) Power BI
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.15%) MySQL
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.08%) MS Access
8 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 31 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.83%) NUnit
3 11 (11.83%) ReSharper
4 10 (10.75%) Eclipse
4 10 (10.75%) NetBeans
5 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.23%) JIRA
6 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.08%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.08%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.08%) JMeter
8 1 (1.08%) Maven
8 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.08%) Protractor
8 1 (1.08%) Subversion
8 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (10.75%) Aerospace
1 10 (10.75%) Military
2 8 (8.60%) Advertising
3 5 (5.38%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (73.12%) Developer
2 53 (56.99%) .NET Developer
3 30 (32.26%) C# Developer
4 28 (30.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (17.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Architect
8 8 (8.60%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.60%) SQL Developer
9 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Angular Developer
12 4 (4.30%) C# WCF Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Elasticsearch Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (4.30%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET
2 35 (37.63%) Web Services
3 31 (33.33%) HTML
4 30 (32.26%) CSS
5 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (22.58%) AngularJS
6 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (20.43%) REST
8 18 (19.35%) jQuery
9 16 (17.20%) HTML5
10 15 (16.13%) .NET Framework
11 14 (15.05%) CSS3
11 14 (15.05%) RESTful
12 13 (13.98%) Node.js
12 13 (13.98%) SOAP
12 13 (13.98%) WCF
13 12 (12.90%) .NET Core
13 12 (12.90%) JSON
13 12 (12.90%) Velocity
14 11 (11.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.38%) Tandem
3 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.96%) Windows
2 12 (12.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) AIX
3 1 (1.08%) MVS
3 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) MVC
3 27 (29.03%) TDD
4 13 (13.98%) Scrum
4 13 (13.98%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.90%) SOLID
6 11 (11.83%) Refactoring
7 10 (10.75%) Mathematics
7 10 (10.75%) Web Development
8 8 (8.60%) BDD
8 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (7.53%) API Development
9 7 (7.53%) Asynchronous Programming
10 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.45%) DevOps
10 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.45%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.38%) Analytics
11 5 (5.38%) Microservices
11 5 (5.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 73 (78.49%) C#
2 45 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 36 (38.71%) SQL
4 16 (17.20%) Java
5 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.75%) C++
6 10 (10.75%) GLSL
6 10 (10.75%) HLSL
7 5 (5.38%) PHP
8 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.15%) C
10 2 (2.15%) VBScript
11 1 (1.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Degree
1 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Capita
2 3 (3.23%) Google
2 3 (3.23%) Nintex
3 1 (1.08%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.08%) Sony
3 1 (1.08%) Sun
3 1 (1.08%) Tableau
3 1 (1.08%) webMethods