The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 30 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 56 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.64% 13.05% 6.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.86% 34.57% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 49 18
Median daily rate £338 £320 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.NET
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
84 162 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.01% 37.76% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 141 82
Median daily rate £388 £323 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for .NET.

1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) MVC
4 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
4 13 (56.52%) Web Development
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (47.83%) HTML
6 11 (47.83%) CSS
7 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (39.13%) jQuery
8 9 (39.13%) TDD
9 8 (34.78%) NUnit
9 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
9 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (30.43%) HTML5
10 7 (30.43%) TypeScript
10 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
10 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
11 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
11 6 (26.09%) WCF
12 5 (21.74%) Selenium
12 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (21.74%) Sitecore
12 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
12 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
12 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
12 5 (21.74%) MbUnit
12 5 (21.74%) MSTest

.NET
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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.35%) GeoServer
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Extranet
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Couchbase
2 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) NUnit
2 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) MbUnit
3 5 (21.74%) Mercurial
3 5 (21.74%) MSTest
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 5 (21.74%) SpecFlow
3 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.70%) Grunt
4 2 (8.70%) gulp
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.70%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Sitecore Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) CMS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
6 7 (30.43%) HTML5
7 6 (26.09%) WCF
8 5 (21.74%) CSS3
8 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
8 5 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (21.74%) REST
9 4 (17.39%) Ajax
10 3 (13.04%) NHibernate
10 3 (13.04%) Web Services
11 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
11 2 (8.70%) Sass
11 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
1 2 (8.70%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) MVC
2 13 (56.52%) Web Development
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) TDD
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
6 5 (21.74%) ATDD
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Test-First Development
7 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) API Design
8 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.04%) CRM
8 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (8.70%) Mobile First
9 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) TypeScript
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCAD
2 1 (4.35%) MCSD
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Sitecore
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) SAP