Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 17 29
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.11% 7.89% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.08% 27.27% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 8
Watford median daily rate £400 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -23.68% +35.71%
10th Percentile £325 £287 £213
90th Percentile £440 £470 £623
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £363 £406
% change year-on-year +10.34% -10.77% +19.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £15.00 -

.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 107 99 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 31.38% 28.95% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 52 38
Watford median daily rate £378 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -14.71% +17.24%
10th Percentile £200 £251 £280
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year +233.33% +42.86% -49.84%

.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 17 August 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 17 August 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 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) REST
5 6 (42.86%) Nintex
5 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (42.86%) Office 365
5 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio Code
5 6 (42.86%) Workflow
5 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) CAML
5 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) Sony
6 4 (28.57%) Law
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Vision
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) T-SQL

.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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) dBASE
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 4 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (42.86%) CAML
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Vision
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) API Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Development
4 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Nintex
2 4 (28.57%) Sony
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) webMethods