Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 44 16
Rank change year-on-year +24 -28 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 108 49 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.84% 3.54% 7.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.27% 15.41% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 30 60
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £302 £263 £268
90th Percentile £459 £500 £566
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +3.57% -4.11% +2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 - £20.94
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £42.65 £39.75
% change year-on-year -21.85% +7.30% +6.00%

.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 382 318 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.19% 22.94% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 188 207
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £505
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

.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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +14 29 £363 -19.44% 9
Hemel Hempstead +9 10 £450 +16.13% 12
Letchworth 0 10 £388 +19.23% 5
Stevenage -3 10 £363 -27.50%
Rickmansworth +4 8 £305 -12.86% 1
Hatfield -5 6 £425 -22.73% 5
St Albans - 5 £325 - 6
Welwyn Garden City -1 2 £253 -42.29%
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Hertford - 1 £325 - 2
Berkhamsted - 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £500 - 1
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 78 (72.22%) C#
2 61 (56.48%) JavaScript
3 55 (50.93%) SQL Server
4 49 (45.37%) HTML
5 46 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (41.67%) CSS
7 43 (39.81%) MVC
8 40 (37.04%) SQL
9 38 (35.19%) ASP.NET
10 33 (30.56%) jQuery
11 32 (29.63%) Finance
12 31 (28.70%) WCF
13 28 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
14 25 (23.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (21.30%) XML
15 23 (21.30%) .NET Framework
16 22 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (19.44%) Oracle
18 20 (18.52%) Java
18 20 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 19 (17.59%) TDD
20 18 (16.67%) Visual Studio
21 17 (15.74%) T-SQL
21 17 (15.74%) HTML5
22 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
22 16 (14.81%) RESTful
22 16 (14.81%) SDLC
23 15 (13.89%) Web Services
24 14 (12.96%) Ajax

.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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.26%) IIS
3 7 (6.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.78%) Confluence
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.85%) CMS
5 2 (1.85%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.85%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.85%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) Maximo
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.78%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.78%) PaaS
4 2 (1.85%) Boomi
4 2 (1.85%) Office 365
4 2 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) SMS
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.93%) IMAP
3 1 (0.93%) SMTP
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (50.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (6.48%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.63%) Power BI
7 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (3.70%) MySQL
8 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.70%) OLAP
9 3 (2.78%) Big Data
9 3 (2.78%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.48%) JIRA
5 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.56%) Subversion
6 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.78%) FxCop
7 3 (2.78%) Moq
7 3 (2.78%) ReSharper
7 3 (2.78%) StyleCop
7 3 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.85%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.85%) NUnit
8 2 (1.85%) Selenium
8 2 (1.85%) WiX
9 1 (0.93%) jMock
9 1 (0.93%) MSTest
9 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Retail
3 4 (3.70%) Advertising
3 4 (3.70%) Automotive
4 3 (2.78%) Interactive Media
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) French Language
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Local Government
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (78.70%) Developer
2 46 (42.59%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.30%) C# Developer
4 19 (17.59%) SQL Developer
5 15 (13.89%) Lead Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Lead .NET Developer
7 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (12.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
8 12 (11.11%) Team Leader
9 11 (10.19%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (10.19%) Senior Developer
9 11 (10.19%) SQL Server Developer
9 11 (10.19%) SSIS Developer
10 9 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
10 9 (8.33%) WCF Developer
11 8 (7.41%) .NET Development Team Leader
11 8 (7.41%) Development Team Leader
11 8 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (6.48%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.37%) HTML
2 45 (41.67%) CSS
3 38 (35.19%) ASP.NET
4 33 (30.56%) jQuery
5 31 (28.70%) WCF
6 25 (23.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (21.30%) .NET Framework
7 23 (21.30%) XML
8 17 (15.74%) HTML5
9 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (14.81%) RESTful
10 15 (13.89%) Web Services
11 14 (12.96%) Ajax
11 14 (12.96%) JSON
12 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
12 11 (10.19%) REST
13 9 (8.33%) CSS3
13 9 (8.33%) Entity Framework
13 9 (8.33%) WPF
13 9 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.48%) DataPower
3 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.78%) NHS
5 3 (2.78%) User Experience
6 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) W3C
7 1 (0.93%) FMCG
7 1 (0.93%) SCADA
7 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Windows
2 6 (5.56%) Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.81%) MVC
3 19 (17.59%) TDD
4 16 (14.81%) SDLC
5 14 (12.96%) SOLID
6 13 (12.04%) OO
7 12 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (10.19%) Mentoring
8 11 (10.19%) Web Development
9 9 (8.33%) CRM
10 8 (7.41%) API Development
10 8 (7.41%) DevOps
10 8 (7.41%) Unit Testing
11 7 (6.48%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.48%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.48%) ETL
11 7 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.48%) Scrum
12 6 (5.56%) Migration
12 6 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 78 (72.22%) C#
2 61 (56.48%) JavaScript
3 40 (37.04%) SQL
4 20 (18.52%) Java
5 17 (15.74%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.70%) VBScript
9 3 (2.78%) VBA
10 2 (1.85%) PHP
10 2 (1.85%) Python
10 2 (1.85%) Ruby
10 2 (1.85%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.93%) R
11 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.93%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.70%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) HND
3 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.44%) Oracle
3 10 (9.26%) IBM
4 6 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.70%) Google
5 4 (3.70%) SAP
6 3 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.78%) VMware
7 2 (1.85%) Cognos
7 2 (1.85%) Dell
7 2 (1.85%) Sun
7 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.93%) Apple
8 1 (0.93%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.93%) Nintex
8 1 (0.93%) RedGate
8 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.93%) Sybase
8 1 (0.93%) Telerik