The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in St Albans with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 June 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)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 25.00% 3.57% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in St Albans with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
St Albans
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 50.00% 21.43% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £300 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in St Albans

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in St Albans.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in St Albans

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in St Albans.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 St Albans region with a requirement for .NET.

1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore