Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing .NET 83 104 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.77% 6.52% 7.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.24% 24.64% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 74 74
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £278
90th Percentile £556 £500 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £364
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.97% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.33% +14.67% -

.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 410 422 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.49% 26.47% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 284 203
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £312 £260 £256
90th Percentile £588 £567 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £422
% change year-on-year - +6.64% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +233.33% +42.86%
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%

.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 19 August 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
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 19 August 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
Stevenage +8 28 £303 +42.35% 1
Watford -17 21 £375 -6.25% 17
Welwyn Garden City +22 7 £450 +10.43% 1
Letchworth - 6 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -16 3 £390 -2.50% 10
Hatfield - 3 £425 - 3
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £340 - 2
Welwyn - 1 £575 -
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 54 (65.06%) C#
2 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (49.40%) Java
4 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
5 38 (45.78%) Web Services
6 37 (44.58%) Scrum
7 34 (40.96%) Git (software)
8 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
9 29 (34.94%) Windows
9 29 (34.94%) Software Engineering
10 27 (32.53%) Visual Studio
11 26 (31.33%) Node.js
12 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
13 24 (28.92%) Linux
14 23 (27.71%) ASP.NET
14 23 (27.71%) SC Cleared
15 22 (26.51%) Qt
15 22 (26.51%) GLSL
15 22 (26.51%) HLSL
15 22 (26.51%) C++
15 22 (26.51%) MFC
15 22 (26.51%) OpenGL
15 22 (26.51%) DirectX
15 22 (26.51%) Eclipse
15 22 (26.51%) Ethernet
15 22 (26.51%) TCP/IP
15 22 (26.51%) ActiveX
15 22 (26.51%) Degree
15 22 (26.51%) Mathematics
15 22 (26.51%) NetBeans

.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 8 (9.64%) IIS
2 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.61%) Confluence
3 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.23%) Office 365
3 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.41%) npm
5 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.20%) PaaS
5 1 (1.20%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) Ethernet
1 22 (26.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) MySQL
2 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.20%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.20%) Power BI
5 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (40.96%) Git (software)
2 27 (32.53%) Visual Studio
3 22 (26.51%) Eclipse
3 22 (26.51%) NetBeans
4 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (7.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (6.02%) JIRA
7 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.61%) AppScan
8 3 (3.61%) Burp Suite
8 3 (3.61%) Moq
8 3 (3.61%) MSTest
8 3 (3.61%) NUnit
8 3 (3.61%) Selenium
8 3 (3.61%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (3.61%) xUnit.net
9 2 (2.41%) Bower
9 2 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (26.51%) Aerospace
1 22 (26.51%) Military
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Finance
4 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Developer
2 14 (16.87%) C# Developer
3 13 (15.66%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.43%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.61%) .NET Architect
9 3 (3.61%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Agile Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Office 365 Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Agile Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.61%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.78%) Web Services
2 26 (31.33%) Node.js
3 23 (27.71%) ASP.NET
4 22 (26.51%) ActiveX
4 22 (26.51%) DirectX
4 22 (26.51%) MFC
4 22 (26.51%) OpenGL
4 22 (26.51%) Qt
5 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (15.66%) .NET Framework
6 13 (15.66%) HTML
7 12 (14.46%) .NET Core
8 11 (13.25%) AngularJS
8 11 (13.25%) jQuery
9 9 (10.84%) CSS
9 9 (10.84%) RESTful
10 8 (9.64%) XML
11 7 (8.43%) Ajax
12 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) EPoS
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.20%) FMCG
3 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.94%) Windows
2 24 (28.92%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Android
3 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.58%) Scrum
3 29 (34.94%) Software Engineering
4 22 (26.51%) Mathematics
5 15 (18.07%) DevOps
6 12 (14.46%) Microservices
7 11 (13.25%) MVC
8 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.23%) Migration
9 6 (7.23%) SOA
9 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.02%) OO
10 5 (6.02%) TDD
11 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.82%) Kanban
11 4 (4.82%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.61%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (65.06%) C#
2 41 (49.40%) Java
3 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
4 22 (26.51%) C++
4 22 (26.51%) GLSL
4 22 (26.51%) HLSL
5 18 (21.69%) SQL
6 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.23%) VB
8 5 (6.02%) Python
8 5 (6.02%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.61%) C
9 3 (3.61%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.61%) Perl
9 3 (3.61%) PHP
9 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.71%) SC Cleared
3 22 (26.51%) Degree
4 3 (3.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Ansible
1 4 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.61%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (3.61%) Puppet
2 3 (3.61%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (3.61%) WebInspect
3 1 (1.20%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
3 7 (8.43%) SAP
4 3 (3.61%) Acunetix
4 3 (3.61%) HP
4 3 (3.61%) IBM
4 3 (3.61%) Nintex
5 2 (2.41%) EMC
6 1 (1.20%) Sitecore