The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 25 April 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 / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 13 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 1.72% 2.99% 8.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 28.57% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +32.30% -7.14%  

.NET 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 Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 18 7 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 31.03% 10.45% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £475 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +62.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +10.66% +3.44%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Welwyn Garden City

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for .NET.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) EMV
2 2 (66.67%) Code Coverage
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) FxCop
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Moq
1 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
1 2 (66.67%) StyleCop
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) AutoMapper
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Contactless
1 2 (66.67%) EMV
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Code Coverage
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian