Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 25 47
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 -26
Contract jobs citing .NET 106 93 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.44% 6.00% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.53% 24.54% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 83 29
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -7.05% +10.64%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £263
90th Percentile £588 £463 £490
East of England median daily rate £420 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +15.86% +3.57% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.13 - £37.50
10th Percentile £19.03 - £36.25
90th Percentile £33.23 - £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £36.67 £42.25
% change year-on-year +19.32% -13.22% +5.63%

.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 359 379 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.19% 24.45% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 202 224
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £277
90th Percentile £575 £569 £570
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £13.61 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +267.38% -63.71% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21.98 £11.51 £31.15
90th Percentile £66.81 £15.42 £44.18
East of England median hourly rate £45.25 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.74% +12.00% -5.06%

.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 23 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 January 2019. 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 +11 24 £400 +10.34% 15
Stevenage +1 20 £420 +15.86% 5
Hemel Hempstead +1 7 £375 +15.38% 9
St Albans +6 5 £300 -7.69% 11
Hatfield +3 4 £413 -25.00% 2
Hertford +4 1 £350 +7.69% 2
Berkhamsted -1 1 - -
Letchworth -5 1 £200 -48.39% 2
Rickmansworth -6 1 - -
Royston - 1 £550 - 2
Broxbourne - 1 £413 -
Hitchin - 1 £313 - 2
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 77 (72.64%) C#
2 59 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (50.94%) JavaScript
4 49 (46.23%) Visual Studio
4 49 (46.23%) Microsoft
5 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET
6 38 (35.85%) SQL Server
7 35 (33.02%) Java
8 29 (27.36%) SQL
8 29 (27.36%) CSS
9 27 (25.47%) Web Services
9 27 (25.47%) Git (software)
10 26 (24.53%) HTML
11 25 (23.58%) Windows
12 23 (21.70%) Linux
13 22 (20.75%) MVC
14 21 (19.81%) .NET Framework
14 21 (19.81%) Security Cleared
15 20 (18.87%) Node.js
16 19 (17.92%) jQuery
16 19 (17.92%) Software Engineering
17 18 (16.98%) Scrum
17 18 (16.98%) Military
17 18 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (16.98%) REST
18 17 (16.04%) GLSL
18 17 (16.04%) HLSL
18 17 (16.04%) Qt
18 17 (16.04%) SC Cleared
18 17 (16.04%) 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 13 (12.26%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.77%) IIS
4 2 (1.89%) Confluence
4 2 (1.89%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Office 365
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.83%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.89%) SaaS
6 1 (0.94%) GitHub
6 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.04%) Ethernet
1 17 (16.04%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.66%) Firewall
3 4 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) MySQL
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.83%) Power BI
4 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.89%) Big Data
5 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 49 (46.23%) Visual Studio
2 27 (25.47%) Git (software)
3 18 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (16.04%) Eclipse
4 17 (16.04%) NetBeans
5 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio Code
6 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.83%) JIRA
7 3 (2.83%) Subversion
8 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.94%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.94%) JMeter
9 1 (0.94%) jMock
9 1 (0.94%) JUnit
9 1 (0.94%) Maven
9 1 (0.94%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.94%) Selenium
9 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (16.98%) Military
2 17 (16.04%) Aerospace
3 10 (9.43%) Law
4 9 (8.49%) Finance
5 8 (7.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (63.21%) Developer
2 36 (33.96%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.15%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.32%) Architect
5 11 (10.38%) SharePoint Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.72%) Angular Developer
10 5 (4.72%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (4.72%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.72%) WPF Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.77%) CRM Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Analyst
12 3 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET
2 29 (27.36%) CSS
3 27 (25.47%) Web Services
4 26 (24.53%) HTML
5 21 (19.81%) .NET Framework
6 20 (18.87%) Node.js
7 19 (17.92%) jQuery
8 18 (16.98%) REST
9 17 (16.04%) ActiveX
9 17 (16.04%) DirectX
9 17 (16.04%) MFC
9 17 (16.04%) OpenGL
9 17 (16.04%) Qt
10 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (12.26%) AngularJS
11 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (12.26%) HTML5
12 12 (11.32%) Entity Framework
13 11 (10.38%) CAML
13 11 (10.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
2 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
2 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.58%) Windows
2 23 (21.70%) Linux
3 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.94%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.75%) MVC
3 19 (17.92%) Software Engineering
4 18 (16.98%) Scrum
5 17 (16.04%) Mathematics
6 12 (11.32%) DevOps
7 11 (10.38%) SDLC
7 11 (10.38%) SOA
7 11 (10.38%) Workflow
8 10 (9.43%) Microservices
9 9 (8.49%) Migration
10 8 (7.55%) UML
11 7 (6.60%) Web Development
12 6 (5.66%) ArchiMate
12 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (5.66%) ITIL
12 6 (5.66%) Multichannel Retail
12 6 (5.66%) Open Source
12 6 (5.66%) TOGAF
12 6 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (72.64%) C#
2 54 (50.94%) JavaScript
3 35 (33.02%) Java
4 29 (27.36%) SQL
5 17 (16.04%) C++
5 17 (16.04%) GLSL
5 17 (16.04%) HLSL
6 15 (14.15%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.60%) VB
7 7 (6.60%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.77%) PHP
9 3 (2.83%) Perl
9 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.94%) Python
10 1 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (19.81%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.04%) Degree
2 17 (16.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) MCSA
3 6 (5.66%) MCSE
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.83%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.94%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) WCAG
2 2 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 49 (46.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.38%) Nintex
3 10 (9.43%) Sony
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle
5 3 (2.83%) F5
5 3 (2.83%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.83%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.94%) Facebook
6 1 (0.94%) Lotus
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.94%) Twitter