The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 27 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 12 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.64% 5.41% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 5.52% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 6
Median daily rate £200 £423 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% +37.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £293 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £465 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.95% +23.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
313 417 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 94.85% 98.12% 97.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 314 218
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 12
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Cardiff region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 12 (66.67%) MVC
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (50.00%) C#
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (44.44%) Scrum
6 8 (44.44%) NUnit
7 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
7 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
7 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) MSTest
8 6 (33.33%) jQuery
9 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
9 5 (27.78%) Coaching
9 5 (27.78%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (27.78%) MSBuild
9 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
9 5 (27.78%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
9 5 (27.78%) OOP
9 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
9 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
9 5 (27.78%) TDD

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Extranet
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) NUnit
2 6 (33.33%) MSTest
3 5 (27.78%) MSBuild
3 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) MbUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
6 5 (27.78%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
7 2 (11.11%) REST
7 2 (11.11%) WCF
8 1 (5.56%) Ajax
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Coaching
5 5 (27.78%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) OOP
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
7 3 (16.67%) Use Case
8 2 (11.11%) API Design
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) SAP