The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 28 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 Framework
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 17 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.81% 2.96% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 13.33% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +46.01% -33.52%  

.NET Framework 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 Watford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 39 30 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 23.49% 22.22% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 55 98
Median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £231 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £588 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Watford

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Watford region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Interactive Media
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (100.00%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript