The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 24 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 / Stevenage
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 2.86% 17.65% 8.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 85.71% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.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 Stevenage with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3 7 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 8.57% 20.59% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £150 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £36.00
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 Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Stevenage

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for .NET.

1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Tcl
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) ThinApp
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SAP

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Tcl
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware