Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 12 December 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)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 22 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET 22 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.88% 6.96% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 18.87% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 48 5
Watford median daily rate £394 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.62% -19.44% +11.11%
10th Percentile £325 £309 £213
90th Percentile £500 £438 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £363 £395
% change year-on-year +13.79% -8.23% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

.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 Watford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 99 159 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.47% 36.89% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 75 35
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £168 £293 £216
90th Percentile £550 £595 £525
Hertfordshire median daily rate £439 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +4.78% -1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £30.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 - £41.13

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Watford

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Watford

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Watford over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Watford

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for .NET.

1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
3 14 (63.64%) CSS
3 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (50.00%) jQuery
5 10 (45.45%) REST
6 9 (40.91%) Office 365
6 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (40.91%) Nintex
6 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio Code
6 9 (40.91%) CAML
6 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
6 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (40.91%) Workflow
6 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
7 8 (36.36%) Sony
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (36.36%) Law
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 5 (22.73%) HTML
10 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (13.64%) API Development
11 2 (9.09%) SDLC
11 2 (9.09%) RequireJS

.NET
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
1 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (9.09%) Power BI
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) dBASE
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (36.36%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
2 9 (40.91%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.55%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
2 14 (63.64%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) jQuery
4 10 (45.45%) REST
5 9 (40.91%) CAML
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (9.09%) .NET Core
9 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 2 (9.09%) Ajax
9 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 2 (9.09%) LINQ
9 2 (9.09%) RequireJS
9 2 (9.09%) Web Services
9 2 (9.09%) XML
10 1 (4.55%) J2EE
10 1 (4.55%) Java EE
10 1 (4.55%) RESTful
10 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Workflow
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) API Development
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Vision
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Nintex
2 8 (36.36%) Sony
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) webMethods