Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 18 30
Rank change year-on-year -21 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 61 89 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.16% 7.12% 4.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.99% 25.65% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 46
Hertfordshire median daily rate £360 £360 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.46% +24.62%
10th Percentile £280 £219 £304
90th Percentile £435 £484 £650
East of England median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year +46.67% +80.72% -35.36%

.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 359 347 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.49% 27.76% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 239 162
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.19% +6.73%
10th Percentile £274 £235 £300
90th Percentile £550 £575 £586
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +54.64% -35.33%
10th Percentile £12.28 £36.25 £8.63
90th Percentile £56.25 £43.35 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £35.54 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -5.23% +1.35% -5.13%

.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 May 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 May 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 19 £385 +6.94% 13
Stevenage -4 8 £213 -56.41% 2
St Albans 0 4 £319 +165.63% 12
Hatfield -5 3 £550 +33.33% 2
Watford -19 3 £353 -21.67% 20
Welwyn Garden City -5 2 £273 - 2
Rickmansworth -6 2 £338 -
Hertford -4 1 £325 -
Cheshunt - 1 £275 -
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 51 (83.61%) C#
2 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
3 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
4 27 (44.26%) SQL
4 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET
5 24 (39.34%) HTML
6 23 (37.70%) Visual Studio
7 22 (36.07%) MVC
8 21 (34.43%) TDD
9 20 (32.79%) Windows
9 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
10 19 (31.15%) CSS
10 19 (31.15%) Web Services
11 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (26.23%) jQuery
13 15 (24.59%) Node.js
13 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (22.95%) BDD
15 13 (21.31%) .NET Core
16 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
16 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
17 11 (18.03%) WCF
18 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
18 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
18 10 (16.39%) KnockoutJS
18 10 (16.39%) MongoDB
18 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
19 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
19 9 (14.75%) HTML5

.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 6 (9.84%) IIS
2 5 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) InVision
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.11%) Google Analytics
2 8 (13.11%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Heroku
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.84%) Ethernet
3 5 (8.20%) Internet
4 3 (4.92%) DNS
4 3 (4.92%) IMAP
4 3 (4.92%) SMTP
5 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) MongoDB
3 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.64%) MS Access
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
4 6 (9.84%) NetBeans
4 6 (9.84%) NUnit
4 6 (9.84%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.28%) MSI
5 2 (3.28%) WinDbg
6 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) JMeter
6 1 (1.64%) jMock
6 1 (1.64%) JUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 9 (14.75%) Advertising
2 8 (13.11%) Marketing
3 6 (9.84%) Aerospace
3 6 (9.84%) Military
4 5 (8.20%) Finance
5 2 (3.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Developer
2 34 (55.74%) .NET Developer
3 21 (34.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 21 (34.43%) C# Developer
4 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Architect
5 11 (18.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce Architect
6 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 8 (13.11%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (11.48%) Digital Architect
7 7 (11.48%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 7 (11.48%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C# WCF Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 4 (6.56%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.56%) WCF Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.92%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET
2 24 (39.34%) HTML
3 19 (31.15%) CSS
3 19 (31.15%) Web Services
4 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (26.23%) jQuery
6 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (24.59%) Node.js
7 13 (21.31%) .NET Core
8 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
8 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
9 11 (18.03%) WCF
10 10 (16.39%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (14.75%) HTML5
11 9 (14.75%) JSON
11 9 (14.75%) REST
12 8 (13.11%) CSS3
12 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
12 8 (13.11%) Kafka
12 8 (13.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.20%) Tandem
2 5 (8.20%) W3C
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.64%) Robotics
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) Unix
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.64%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) MVC
3 21 (34.43%) TDD
4 14 (22.95%) BDD
5 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
6 9 (14.75%) Analytics
6 9 (14.75%) Scrum
7 8 (13.11%) API Development
7 8 (13.11%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (13.11%) Microservices
7 8 (13.11%) OO
8 7 (11.48%) SDLC
8 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
9 6 (9.84%) Refactoring
9 6 (9.84%) SOLID
9 6 (9.84%) Web Development
10 5 (8.20%) Web Application Development
11 4 (6.56%) ITIL
12 3 (4.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 51 (83.61%) C#
2 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
3 27 (44.26%) SQL
4 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
5 9 (14.75%) Java
6 6 (9.84%) C++
6 6 (9.84%) GLSL
6 6 (9.84%) HLSL
7 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.92%) PHP
8 3 (4.92%) Python
8 3 (4.92%) VBScript
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
1 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Capita
3 2 (3.28%) HP
3 2 (3.28%) Sun
4 1 (1.64%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) Sybase
4 1 (1.64%) Tableau