Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 26 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 24 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.56% 6.27% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.43% 19.55% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 7
Watford median daily rate £400 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -27.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £213
90th Percentile £473 £438 £630
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +15.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +133.33% - -

.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 107 133 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 29.23% 32.05% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 35
Watford median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +17.24%
10th Percentile £163 £263 £225
90th Percentile £556 £538 £523
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £30.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +221.67% -47.37% +36.14%

.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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 (79.17%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (70.83%) CSS
4 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
6 13 (54.17%) jQuery
7 12 (50.00%) REST
8 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
8 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (45.83%) Office 365
8 11 (45.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (45.83%) Nintex
8 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio Code
8 11 (45.83%) CAML
8 11 (45.83%) Workflow
8 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
9 10 (41.67%) SQL
10 8 (33.33%) Law
10 8 (33.33%) Sony
11 6 (25.00%) MVC
11 6 (25.00%) HTML
11 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
13 3 (12.50%) API Development
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (12.50%) Web Services
13 3 (12.50%) SQL Server

.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 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
1 11 (45.83%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (8.33%) Power BI
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) dBASE
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Azure Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Angular Developer
8 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Power BI Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (70.83%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) jQuery
4 12 (50.00%) REST
5 11 (45.83%) CAML
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.33%) Ajax
8 2 (8.33%) LINQ
8 2 (8.33%) RequireJS
8 2 (8.33%) XML
9 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
9 1 (4.17%) J2EE
9 1 (4.17%) Java EE
9 1 (4.17%) Node.js
9 1 (4.17%) RESTful
9 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Workflow
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) API Development
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Vision
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Nintex
2 8 (33.33%) Sony
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) webMethods