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 3 months to 23 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 (dotNet)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 28 27
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1  
Contract jobs citing .NET 54 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.54% 4.35% 6.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.53% 25.00% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 31
Median daily rate £375 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £340 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £20.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% -  

.NET 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 152 116 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 24.05% 17.42% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 77 117
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 £290 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £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 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing .NET 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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 -2 10 £300 -45.45% 12
Hemel Hempstead +15 8 £375 +7.14% 4
Rickmansworth - 5 £350 - 1
Hatfield -4 3 £425 - 1
St Albans +6 1 - - 19
Welwyn Garden City +4 1 - -
Stevenage -5 1 - -
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 66 (65.35%) C#
2 55 (54.46%) JavaScript
3 53 (52.48%) ASP.NET
4 52 (51.49%) SQL Server
5 44 (43.56%) HTML
6 39 (38.61%) SQL
7 38 (37.62%) MVC
8 37 (36.63%) CSS
9 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (26.73%) XML
11 26 (25.74%) Java
11 26 (25.74%) jQuery
12 24 (23.76%) .NET Framework
12 24 (23.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (22.77%) Web Services
14 22 (21.78%) JSON
14 22 (21.78%) WCF
14 22 (21.78%) HTML5
15 21 (20.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (19.80%) Visual Studio
16 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
17 19 (18.81%) AngularJS
18 18 (17.82%) Entity Framework
19 16 (15.84%) RESTful
20 15 (14.85%) CSS3
20 15 (14.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 14 (13.86%) T-SQL
22 13 (12.87%) Windows
23 11 (10.89%) SAP

.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 10 (9.90%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.91%) IIS
3 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.96%) CMS
5 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.99%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.95%) SAP HCM
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (2.97%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Boomi
1 5 (4.95%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) PaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.99%) GitHub
4 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.99%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) DNS
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.98%) IMAP
2 2 (1.98%) SMTP
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
3 1 (0.99%) Wireless
3 1 (0.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (51.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.95%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.95%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.97%) QlikView
7 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.99%) Big Data
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 21 (20.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (19.80%) Visual Studio
3 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.95%) Subversion
5 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.97%) JIRA
6 3 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.97%) Selenium
7 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.98%) FxCop
7 2 (1.98%) JMeter
7 2 (1.98%) jMock
7 2 (1.98%) JUnit
7 2 (1.98%) Moq
7 2 (1.98%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.98%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.99%) Protractor
General
1 9 (8.91%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Interactive Media
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (78.22%) Developer
2 52 (51.49%) .NET Developer
3 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET Developer
3 17 (16.83%) C# Developer
4 14 (13.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) SQL Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.93%) WebSphere Developer
8 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Integration Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Applications Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.95%) CRM Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Lead .NET Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.96%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (52.48%) ASP.NET
2 44 (43.56%) HTML
3 37 (36.63%) CSS
4 27 (26.73%) XML
5 26 (25.74%) jQuery
6 24 (23.76%) .NET Framework
6 24 (23.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (22.77%) Web Services
8 22 (21.78%) HTML5
8 22 (21.78%) JSON
8 22 (21.78%) WCF
9 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (18.81%) AngularJS
11 18 (17.82%) Entity Framework
12 16 (15.84%) RESTful
13 15 (14.85%) CSS3
13 15 (14.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (10.89%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (9.90%) REST
15 10 (9.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) DataPower
2 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.94%) NHS
3 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) SCADA
4 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Replication
4 2 (1.98%) Tandem
4 2 (1.98%) W3C
5 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.99%) EPoS
5 1 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Windows
2 6 (5.94%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.99%) Unix
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) MVC
2 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.90%) CRM
3 10 (9.90%) TDD
3 10 (9.90%) Web Development
4 9 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (8.91%) OO
5 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.93%) API Development
6 7 (6.93%) DevOps
6 7 (6.93%) Scrum
7 6 (5.94%) Open Source
7 6 (5.94%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.95%) Front End Development
8 5 (4.95%) Integration Testing
8 5 (4.95%) Migration
8 5 (4.95%) SDLC
8 5 (4.95%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.96%) Order to Cash
9 4 (3.96%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 66 (65.35%) C#
2 55 (54.46%) JavaScript
3 39 (38.61%) SQL
4 26 (25.74%) Java
5 14 (13.86%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.92%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.93%) Python
8 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.96%) VBScript
9 3 (2.97%) C
9 3 (2.97%) C++
10 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.98%) Tcl
11 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.99%) VB
11 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.99%) OpenView
3 1 (0.99%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) SAP
3 9 (8.91%) IBM
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle
4 6 (5.94%) Dell
5 5 (4.95%) Sybase
6 4 (3.96%) Telerik
7 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.98%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.99%) BMC
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco
8 1 (0.99%) Citrix
8 1 (0.99%) Google
8 1 (0.99%) HP
8 1 (0.99%) Remedy
8 1 (0.99%) Retalix
8 1 (0.99%) Toshiba
8 1 (0.99%) VMware
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