Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 > Watford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 38 18
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 30 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.80% 2.41% 7.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.48% 8.86% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 5 10
Watford median daily rate £363 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +15.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £325
90th Percentile £438 £500 £700
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 - £20.94

.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 154 79 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 34.92% 27.24% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 32 37
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £280 £213 £294
90th Percentile £594 £499 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £35.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
% change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%

.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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for .NET.

1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (43.33%) MVC
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (36.67%) Finance
5 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (30.00%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (26.67%) WCF
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (20.00%) RESTful
9 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 6 (20.00%) DataPower
9 6 (20.00%) TDD
9 6 (20.00%) IBM
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 6 (20.00%) XML
9 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 6 (20.00%) SDLC
9 6 (20.00%) SOLID
10 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
10 5 (16.67%) API Development
10 5 (16.67%) XSLT

.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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.67%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Boomi
1 2 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.33%) OLAP
3 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 3 (10.00%) Data Lake
4 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (10.00%) Power BI
5 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) JMeter
4 2 (6.67%) jMock
4 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Interactive Media
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
5 5 (16.67%) WCF Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Integration Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (26.67%) WCF
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) RESTful
2 6 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) HTML5
3 5 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (16.67%) JSON
3 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (16.67%) XSLT
4 4 (13.33%) jQuery
4 4 (13.33%) REST
5 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.00%) CSS3
5 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) DataPower
2 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.00%) NHS
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (43.33%) MVC
2 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.00%) SDLC
3 6 (20.00%) SOLID
3 6 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) API Development
4 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) ETL
5 4 (13.33%) OO
5 4 (13.33%) Open Source
5 4 (13.33%) Workflow
6 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.67%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Dell
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) Nintex
3 1 (3.33%) RedGate