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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs citing .NET 44 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.67% 14.60% 6.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.48% 43.96% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 15
Median daily rate £388 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
.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
124 91 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.33% 33.21% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 68 95
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 62 (68.89%) C#
2 46 (51.11%) MVC
2 46 (51.11%) Unit Testing
3 43 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
4 31 (34.44%) Visual Studio
5 30 (33.33%) Scrum
5 30 (33.33%) WCF
6 29 (32.22%) .NET Framework
6 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
7 28 (31.11%) SQL
8 27 (30.00%) HTML
9 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET
9 26 (28.89%) TDD
9 26 (28.89%) Entity Framework
10 25 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (27.78%) OOP
11 23 (25.56%) jQuery
11 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (25.56%) BDD
12 22 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (24.44%) CSS
13 21 (23.33%) Finance
13 21 (23.33%) DevOps
14 19 (21.11%) Web Development
15 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 18 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 17 (18.89%) TypeScript
16 17 (18.89%) HTML5

.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 7 (7.78%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.67%) CMS
3 5 (5.56%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.44%) IIS
4 4 (4.44%) JBoss
4 4 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.33%) Apache
5 3 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.33%) Jetty
5 3 (3.33%) nginx
5 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.33%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.11%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 5 (5.56%) Google App Engine
1 5 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) Route 53
3 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) LDAP
2 6 (6.67%) FTP
3 5 (5.56%) DHCP
3 5 (5.56%) DNS
3 5 (5.56%) HTTP
3 5 (5.56%) SSL
3 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.33%) IPsec
5 2 (2.22%) Internet
5 2 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle Database
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 10 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.33%) MySQL
7 2 (2.22%) DB2
8 1 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.11%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (34.44%) Visual Studio
2 16 (17.78%) MbUnit
2 16 (17.78%) MSTest
2 16 (17.78%) NUnit
3 13 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (12.22%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (8.89%) Selenium
6 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.56%) JIRA
7 4 (4.44%) Burp Suite
7 4 (4.44%) DbUnit
7 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.44%) JMeter
7 4 (4.44%) JUnit
7 4 (4.44%) Spock
8 3 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.33%) Subversion
8 3 (3.33%) Travis CI
9 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.22%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (71.11%) Developer
2 29 (32.22%) Senior Developer
3 28 (31.11%) .NET Developer
4 16 (17.78%) Agile Developer
4 16 (17.78%) Senior Agile Developer
4 16 (17.78%) Software Developer
5 15 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 12 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Test Analyst
11 4 (4.44%) CMS Developer
11 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 4 (4.44%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.33%) WCF
2 29 (32.22%) .NET Framework
3 27 (30.00%) HTML
4 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET
4 26 (28.89%) Entity Framework
5 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (25.56%) jQuery
6 22 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (24.44%) CSS
7 18 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 17 (18.89%) CSS3
8 17 (18.89%) HTML5
8 17 (18.89%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (12.22%) XML
10 10 (11.11%) LINQ
10 10 (11.11%) SOAP
10 10 (11.11%) Web Services
10 10 (11.11%) WinForms
11 5 (5.56%) WPF
12 4 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) NHS
2 3 (3.33%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Windows
2 10 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) MVC
1 46 (51.11%) Unit Testing
2 43 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (33.33%) Scrum
4 26 (28.89%) TDD
5 25 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (27.78%) OOP
6 23 (25.56%) BDD
7 21 (23.33%) DevOps
8 19 (21.11%) Web Development
9 16 (17.78%) ATDD
9 16 (17.78%) Mentoring
9 16 (17.78%) OO
9 16 (17.78%) Test-First Development
10 9 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 9 (10.00%) SDLC
11 8 (8.89%) Open Source
11 8 (8.89%) Test Automation
12 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 62 (68.89%) C#
2 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
3 28 (31.11%) SQL
4 17 (18.89%) TypeScript
5 16 (17.78%) Java
6 13 (14.44%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.56%) Perl
8 4 (4.44%) C
9 3 (3.33%) C++
9 3 (3.33%) PHP
9 3 (3.33%) Python
9 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.22%) VBA
10 2 (2.22%) VBScript
10 2 (2.22%) VC++
11 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) SDET
4 1 (1.11%) HL7
4 1 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Ansible
1 5 (5.56%) Fluentd
1 5 (5.56%) Puppet
1 5 (5.56%) Terraform
2 3 (3.33%) Mesos
2 3 (3.33%) Piwik
Vendors
1 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.56%) Google
4 5 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (2.22%) Alterian
5 2 (2.22%) Sybase
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