Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 19 41
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22 -18
Contract jobs citing .NET 121 102 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.42% 7.22% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.14% 31.00% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 87 34
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £363 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -8.23% +17.04%
10th Percentile £276 £288 £263
90th Percentile £500 £450 £578
East of England median daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £42.80
% change year-on-year +16.00% -12.38% +104.44%

.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 430 329 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.36% 23.28% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 202 175
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -5.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £235 £257 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 £15.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.67% -22.08% -8.05%
10th Percentile £18.90 £15.00 £11.78
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £27.33
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -8.86%

.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 September 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 September 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 30 £400 +6.67% 5
Watford +2 22 £400 +10.34% 10
Stevenage +1 18 £420 +15.86% 2
St Albans +1 10 £313 -3.85% 21
Welwyn Garden City -9 5 £408 -
Hatfield -1 2 £413 -2.94% 2
Royston -2 2 £550 +46.67% 1
Rickmansworth -16 2 £338 +10.66%
Berkhamsted 0 1 - - 1
Hitchin - 1 - - 1
Cheshunt - 1 £275 -
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 92 (76.03%) C#
2 64 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (47.11%) JavaScript
4 55 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 49 (40.50%) Visual Studio
6 46 (38.02%) Web Services
7 44 (36.36%) SQL
8 41 (33.88%) SQL Server
9 38 (31.40%) CSS
9 38 (31.40%) Microsoft
10 36 (29.75%) Windows
11 35 (28.93%) MVC
12 34 (28.10%) HTML
13 29 (23.97%) REST
14 27 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (20.66%) Java
16 22 (18.18%) Linux
16 22 (18.18%) Git (software)
17 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
17 21 (17.36%) TDD
18 20 (16.53%) jQuery
19 19 (15.70%) .NET Framework
19 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET Web API
19 19 (15.70%) Software Engineering
20 18 (14.88%) Scrum
20 18 (14.88%) Node.js
20 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
21 17 (14.05%) Degree
22 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
22 16 (13.22%) Military

.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 12 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.13%) Confluence
4 4 (3.31%) IIS
5 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.65%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.92%) Office 365
2 10 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.31%) GitHub
5 2 (1.65%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.40%) Ethernet
1 15 (12.40%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.48%) Firewall
2 3 (2.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (33.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.96%) Power BI
5 4 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.31%) MySQL
5 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.83%) MS Access
8 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 49 (40.50%) Visual Studio
2 22 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 15 (12.40%) Eclipse
3 15 (12.40%) NetBeans
4 14 (11.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (9.09%) NUnit
5 11 (9.09%) ReSharper
6 10 (8.26%) Visual Studio Code
7 7 (5.79%) JIRA
8 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.31%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.48%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (2.48%) Maven
10 3 (2.48%) Subversion
11 2 (1.65%) JMeter
12 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.83%) jMock
12 1 (0.83%) JUnit
12 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 16 (13.22%) Military
2 15 (12.40%) Aerospace
3 8 (6.61%) Law
4 7 (5.79%) Finance
5 5 (4.13%) Advertising
5 5 (4.13%) Retail
6 3 (2.48%) Back Office
7 2 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (71.90%) Developer
2 56 (46.28%) .NET Developer
3 27 (22.31%) C# Developer
4 25 (20.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (14.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (12.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (10.74%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (8.26%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (7.44%) SQL Developer
10 8 (6.61%) Angular Developer
10 8 (6.61%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 6 (4.96%) Architect
12 6 (4.96%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 6 (4.96%) Senior C# Developer
13 4 (3.31%) Analyst
13 4 (3.31%) Lead Developer
13 4 (3.31%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (3.31%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 46 (38.02%) Web Services
3 38 (31.40%) CSS
4 34 (28.10%) HTML
5 29 (23.97%) REST
6 27 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
8 20 (16.53%) jQuery
9 19 (15.70%) .NET Framework
9 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (14.88%) Node.js
11 15 (12.40%) ActiveX
11 15 (12.40%) DirectX
11 15 (12.40%) MFC
11 15 (12.40%) OpenGL
11 15 (12.40%) Qt
11 15 (12.40%) SOAP
12 13 (10.74%) HTML5
12 13 (10.74%) WCF
12 13 (10.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.75%) Windows
2 22 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (2.48%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.83%) AIX
4 1 (0.83%) MVS
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.93%) MVC
3 21 (17.36%) TDD
4 19 (15.70%) Software Engineering
5 18 (14.88%) Scrum
6 15 (12.40%) Mathematics
7 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (9.92%) DevOps
8 12 (9.92%) SOLID
9 11 (9.09%) Refactoring
9 11 (9.09%) Workflow
10 9 (7.44%) SDLC
10 9 (7.44%) Web Development
11 8 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.79%) API Development
12 7 (5.79%) Asynchronous Programming
12 7 (5.79%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (5.79%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.96%) Multithreading
13 6 (4.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (76.03%) C#
2 57 (47.11%) JavaScript
3 44 (36.36%) SQL
4 25 (20.66%) Java
5 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
6 15 (12.40%) C++
6 15 (12.40%) GLSL
6 15 (12.40%) HLSL
7 10 (8.26%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.31%) PHP
8 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.48%) Perl
9 3 (2.48%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.65%) C
11 1 (0.83%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.05%) Degree
3 15 (12.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) WCAG
3 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.26%) Nintex
3 8 (6.61%) Sony
4 6 (4.96%) Oracle
5 3 (2.48%) Capita
6 2 (1.65%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.83%) Facebook
7 1 (0.83%) Lotus
7 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) Sybase
7 1 (0.83%) Tableau
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter
7 1 (0.83%) webMethods