Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 39 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET 86 63 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.55% 4.72% 6.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.99% 17.26% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 40 53
Hertfordshire median daily rate £385 £355 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.45% +2.90% -4.17%
10th Percentile £313 £258 £275
90th Percentile £473 £494 £650
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.03% -4.69% +6.67%

.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 391 365 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.24% 27.34% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 229 171
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £552 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.61 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.71% +41.51% -29.33%
10th Percentile £11.51 £31.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £15.42 £44.18 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.86% -1.25%

.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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Watford -6 17 £388 -13.89% 18
Hemel Hempstead +9 10 £350 -2.78% 13
Letchworth +1 10 £388 +29.17% 5
Stevenage +2 8 £388 -21.52% 4
Hatfield -4 7 £550 +29.41% 4
Welwyn Garden City -4 4 £271 -32.31% 1
Rickmansworth -1 2 - -
Hertford -2 2 £325 -
Berkhamsted - 1 - -
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 63 (73.26%) C#
2 49 (56.98%) JavaScript
3 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (44.19%) HTML
5 37 (43.02%) SQL Server
5 37 (43.02%) CSS
6 36 (41.86%) SQL
7 32 (37.21%) jQuery
8 28 (32.56%) MVC
9 25 (29.07%) ASP.NET
9 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
10 24 (27.91%) Finance
11 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (25.58%) TDD
13 20 (23.26%) XML
14 19 (22.09%) Ajax
14 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (19.77%) OO
15 17 (19.77%) E-Commerce
16 16 (18.60%) Web Services
16 16 (18.60%) MongoDB
17 15 (17.44%) BDD
17 15 (17.44%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
17 15 (17.44%) JSON
17 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
17 15 (17.44%) Java
18 14 (16.28%) SDLC
18 14 (16.28%) .NET Core

.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 9 (10.47%) IIS
2 7 (8.14%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
5 1 (1.16%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.16%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.33%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.16%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.79%) Google Analytics
2 11 (12.79%) PaaS
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.33%) Boomi
4 2 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.16%) Heroku
5 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Internet
2 4 (4.65%) DNS
2 4 (4.65%) IMAP
2 4 (4.65%) SMTP
2 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.33%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (43.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.60%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.49%) MySQL
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.33%) MS Access
10 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.33%) Power BI
10 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.16%) OLAP
11 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.49%) Subversion
4 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.33%) MSI
4 2 (2.33%) NUnit
4 2 (2.33%) Selenium
4 2 (2.33%) WinDbg
5 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.16%) JMeter
5 1 (1.16%) jMock
5 1 (1.16%) JUnit
5 1 (1.16%) MSTest
5 1 (1.16%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Advertising
3 11 (12.79%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Automotive
4 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) French Language
5 1 (1.16%) Military
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (73.26%) Developer
2 37 (43.02%) .NET Developer
3 20 (23.26%) C# Developer
4 15 (17.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (15.12%) Architect
6 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce Architect
6 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 11 (12.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (12.79%) Lead Developer
6 11 (12.79%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (11.63%) Lead .NET Developer
7 10 (11.63%) SQL Developer
8 9 (10.47%) .NET Team Leader
8 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (10.47%) Team Leader
9 8 (9.30%) .NET Development Team Leader
9 8 (9.30%) Development Team Leader
10 7 (8.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 7 (8.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (44.19%) HTML
2 37 (43.02%) CSS
3 32 (37.21%) jQuery
4 25 (29.07%) ASP.NET
5 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (23.26%) XML
7 19 (22.09%) Ajax
7 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (18.60%) Web Services
9 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
9 15 (17.44%) JSON
10 14 (16.28%) .NET Core
10 14 (16.28%) Node.js
10 14 (16.28%) WCF
11 12 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (13.95%) RESTful
12 11 (12.79%) AngularJS
12 11 (12.79%) Kafka
13 10 (11.63%) HTML5
14 9 (10.47%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) DataPower
1 7 (8.14%) W3C
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.49%) Tandem
5 2 (2.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Robotics
6 1 (1.16%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Linux
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.65%) Unix
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.56%) MVC
3 22 (25.58%) TDD
4 17 (19.77%) E-Commerce
4 17 (19.77%) OO
5 15 (17.44%) BDD
6 14 (16.28%) SDLC
7 13 (15.12%) API Development
8 12 (13.95%) Microservices
9 11 (12.79%) Analytics
9 11 (12.79%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (9.30%) CRM
10 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.98%) DevOps
11 6 (6.98%) ITIL
11 6 (6.98%) Open Source
11 6 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.98%) Web Application Development
11 6 (6.98%) Web Development
12 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 63 (73.26%) C#
2 49 (56.98%) JavaScript
3 36 (41.86%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) Java
5 13 (15.12%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.65%) PHP
8 3 (3.49%) Python
8 3 (3.49%) Ruby
9 2 (2.33%) VBA
9 2 (2.33%) VBScript
10 1 (1.16%) C++
10 1 (1.16%) GLSL
10 1 (1.16%) HLSL
10 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.49%) Degree
3 2 (2.33%) HND
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) Docker
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.28%) Oracle
3 11 (12.79%) Google
4 10 (11.63%) IBM
5 4 (4.65%) Sun
6 3 (3.49%) SAP
7 2 (2.33%) Cognos
7 2 (2.33%) Dell
7 2 (2.33%) HP
7 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.16%) Apple
8 1 (1.16%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.16%) RedGate
8 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.16%) Sybase