Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 21 46
Rank change year-on-year +6 +25 -29
Contract jobs citing .NET 128 108 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.84% 6.91% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.16% 28.42% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 94 30
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £302 £263
90th Percentile £500 £459 £500
East of England median daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £33.33 £42.65
% change year-on-year +27.51% -21.85% +7.30%

.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 439 380 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.88% 24.33% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 213 192
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.04% +8.93%
10th Percentile £260 £270 £263
90th Percentile £566 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.75 £15.00 £34.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.67% -56.91% +66.29%
10th Percentile £16.50 £15.00 £28.83
90th Percentile £52.50 £15.00 £42.24
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.43% +18.75% -4.00%

.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 November 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 November 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
Watford -1 26 £400 +10.34% 20
Hemel Hempstead +4 24 £425 -5.56% 3
Stevenage -1 17 £420 +15.86% 5
St Albans +5 10 £300 -7.69% 13
Welwyn Garden City -6 5 £408 +61.39% 1
Hatfield -2 2 £413 -2.94% 3
Royston - 2 £550 - 6
Berkhamsted -1 1 - - 1
Letchworth -3 1 £200 -48.39% 2
Rickmansworth -13 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 - -
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 96 (75.00%) C#
2 68 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (47.66%) JavaScript
4 58 (45.31%) ASP.NET
5 53 (41.41%) Microsoft
6 52 (40.63%) Visual Studio
7 47 (36.72%) SQL Server
8 42 (32.81%) CSS
9 41 (32.03%) Web Services
9 41 (32.03%) SQL
10 38 (29.69%) HTML
11 35 (27.34%) MVC
12 29 (22.66%) Java
12 29 (22.66%) Windows
13 27 (21.09%) REST
14 25 (19.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (19.53%) Git (software)
15 24 (18.75%) AngularJS
16 23 (17.97%) jQuery
16 23 (17.97%) .NET Framework
16 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (16.41%) HTML5
17 21 (16.41%) Linux
18 18 (14.06%) Software Engineering
18 18 (14.06%) Node.js
18 18 (14.06%) DevOps
18 18 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (13.28%) Security Cleared
19 17 (13.28%) Entity Framework
20 16 (12.50%) PowerShell

.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 (10.16%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.13%) Confluence
3 4 (3.13%) IIS
4 3 (2.34%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (10.16%) Office 365
2 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.13%) GitHub
4 3 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.56%) SaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) Ethernet
1 14 (10.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.34%) Firewall
2 3 (2.34%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (36.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.69%) Power BI
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.13%) MySQL
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.34%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.56%) Big Data
7 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.78%) dBASE
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.78%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 52 (40.63%) Visual Studio
2 25 (19.53%) Git (software)
3 18 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (10.94%) Eclipse
4 14 (10.94%) NetBeans
5 11 (8.59%) Visual Studio Code
6 7 (5.47%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.69%) JIRA
8 5 (3.91%) NUnit
8 5 (3.91%) ReSharper
9 4 (3.13%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.13%) Subversion
10 3 (2.34%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (2.34%) Maven
11 2 (1.56%) JMeter
12 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.78%) jMock
12 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.78%) Protractor
12 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 15 (11.72%) Military
2 14 (10.94%) Aerospace
3 12 (9.38%) Finance
4 8 (6.25%) Law
5 6 (4.69%) Retail
6 4 (3.13%) Advertising
7 3 (2.34%) Back Office
8 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.78%) Marketing
9 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (71.88%) Developer
2 54 (42.19%) .NET Developer
3 26 (20.31%) C# Developer
4 20 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (10.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (8.59%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.59%) SharePoint Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Angular Developer
9 8 (6.25%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Architect
10 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.69%) CRM Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Senior .NET Developer
13 4 (3.13%) Azure Developer
13 4 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 4 (3.13%) Lead Developer
13 4 (3.13%) T-SQL Developer
13 4 (3.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (45.31%) ASP.NET
2 42 (32.81%) CSS
3 41 (32.03%) Web Services
4 38 (29.69%) HTML
5 27 (21.09%) REST
6 25 (19.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 23 (17.97%) .NET Framework
8 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (17.97%) jQuery
9 21 (16.41%) HTML5
10 18 (14.06%) Node.js
11 17 (13.28%) Entity Framework
12 15 (11.72%) XML
13 14 (10.94%) ActiveX
13 14 (10.94%) DirectX
13 14 (10.94%) MFC
13 14 (10.94%) OpenGL
13 14 (10.94%) Qt
14 11 (8.59%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.66%) Windows
2 21 (16.41%) Linux
3 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.78%) AIX
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.34%) MVC
3 18 (14.06%) DevOps
3 18 (14.06%) Software Engineering
4 16 (12.50%) TDD
5 15 (11.72%) Scrum
5 15 (11.72%) SDLC
6 14 (10.94%) Mathematics
7 13 (10.16%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (9.38%) Workflow
9 9 (7.03%) Migration
10 8 (6.25%) API Development
10 8 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.25%) Open Source
10 8 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.25%) Web Development
11 7 (5.47%) CRM
11 7 (5.47%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (5.47%) SOLID
12 6 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 96 (75.00%) C#
2 61 (47.66%) JavaScript
3 41 (32.03%) SQL
4 29 (22.66%) Java
5 16 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 14 (10.94%) C++
6 14 (10.94%) GLSL
6 14 (10.94%) HLSL
7 13 (10.16%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.47%) PHP
9 5 (3.91%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.34%) Perl
10 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.56%) C
12 1 (0.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (13.28%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.50%) Degree
3 14 (10.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.91%) MCSA
4 5 (3.91%) MCSE
4 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.34%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
1 3 (2.34%) WCAG
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (41.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.59%) Nintex
3 8 (6.25%) Sony
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle
5 3 (2.34%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.78%) Facebook
6 1 (0.78%) Lotus
6 1 (0.78%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) Sybase
6 1 (0.78%) Twitter
6 1 (0.78%) webMethods