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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 24 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.45% 7.49% 5.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.10% 24.17% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 14
Median daily rate £475 £333 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +17.14%
.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
63 120 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.18% 31.01% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 97 80
Median daily rate £475 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

.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 24 July 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 24 July 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 65 (70.65%) C#
2 50 (54.35%) Unit Testing
3 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (52.17%) MVC
5 36 (39.13%) Visual Studio
6 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
7 34 (36.96%) WCF
8 31 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (33.70%) HTML
8 31 (33.70%) TDD
9 30 (32.61%) SQL Server
9 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
9 30 (32.61%) BDD
10 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET
10 29 (31.52%) Scrum
11 28 (30.43%) jQuery
12 27 (29.35%) .NET Framework
12 27 (29.35%) DevOps
13 26 (28.26%) CSS
13 26 (28.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (27.17%) Web Development
15 24 (26.09%) Entity Framework
15 24 (26.09%) AngularJS
16 23 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
16 23 (25.00%) CSS3
16 23 (25.00%) HTML5
16 23 (25.00%) TypeScript
16 23 (25.00%) OOP
16 23 (25.00%) SQL

.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 (7.61%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.52%) CMS
3 5 (5.43%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.35%) IIS
4 4 (4.35%) JBoss
4 4 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.26%) Apache
5 3 (3.26%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.26%) Jetty
5 3 (3.26%) nginx
5 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.26%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.09%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon S3
1 5 (5.43%) Google App Engine
1 5 (5.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (5.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) Route 53
3 2 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) LDAP
2 6 (6.52%) FTP
3 5 (5.43%) DHCP
3 5 (5.43%) DNS
3 5 (5.43%) HTTP
3 5 (5.43%) SSL
3 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.26%) IPsec
5 2 (2.17%) Internet
5 2 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (8.70%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.61%) Couchbase
5 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.61%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.26%) MySQL
8 2 (2.17%) DB2
9 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.09%) GIS
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (39.13%) Visual Studio
2 22 (23.91%) MbUnit
2 22 (23.91%) MSTest
2 22 (23.91%) NUnit
3 15 (16.30%) Selenium
4 13 (14.13%) Jenkins
4 13 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (13.04%) Git (software)
6 9 (9.78%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (9.78%) SpecFlow
7 6 (6.52%) Mercurial
7 6 (6.52%) TeamCity
8 5 (5.43%) JIRA
8 5 (5.43%) JUnit
9 4 (4.35%) Burp Suite
9 4 (4.35%) DbUnit
9 4 (4.35%) JMeter
9 4 (4.35%) Spock
10 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.26%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Back Office
3 2 (2.17%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (73.91%) Developer
2 30 (32.61%) .NET Developer
3 27 (29.35%) Senior Developer
4 16 (17.39%) Agile Developer
4 16 (17.39%) Senior Agile Developer
5 14 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (15.22%) C# Developer
5 14 (15.22%) Software Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.52%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (5.43%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.35%) CMS Developer
10 4 (4.35%) CRM Developer
10 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.96%) WCF
2 31 (33.70%) HTML
3 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET
3 29 (31.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (30.43%) jQuery
5 27 (29.35%) .NET Framework
6 26 (28.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (28.26%) CSS
7 24 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 24 (26.09%) Entity Framework
8 23 (25.00%) CSS3
8 23 (25.00%) HTML5
8 23 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (11.96%) SOAP
10 9 (9.78%) Gherkin
10 9 (9.78%) WinForms
10 9 (9.78%) XML
11 8 (8.70%) LINQ
11 8 (8.70%) Web Services
12 6 (6.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) NHS
2 3 (3.26%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.35%) Unit Testing
2 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (52.17%) MVC
4 31 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (33.70%) TDD
5 30 (32.61%) BDD
6 29 (31.52%) Scrum
7 27 (29.35%) DevOps
8 25 (27.17%) Web Development
9 23 (25.00%) OOP
10 22 (23.91%) ATDD
10 22 (23.91%) Test-First Development
11 16 (17.39%) Mentoring
12 15 (16.30%) OO
13 14 (15.22%) Test Automation
14 10 (10.87%) Open Source
15 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
15 9 (9.78%) SDLC
16 7 (7.61%) SOA
16 7 (7.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (70.65%) C#
2 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.00%) SQL
3 23 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 19 (20.65%) Java
5 10 (10.87%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.43%) C
6 5 (5.43%) Perl
7 3 (3.26%) C++
7 3 (3.26%) PHP
7 3 (3.26%) Python
8 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.17%) VBA
8 2 (2.17%) VBScript
8 2 (2.17%) VC++
9 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) SDET
4 1 (1.09%) HL7
4 1 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Ansible
1 5 (5.43%) Fluentd
1 5 (5.43%) Puppet
1 5 (5.43%) Terraform
2 3 (3.26%) Marathon
2 3 (3.26%) Mesos
2 3 (3.26%) Piwik
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.43%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.43%) Google
4 5 (5.43%) VMware
5 2 (2.17%) Alterian
5 2 (2.17%) Sybase
6 1 (1.09%) ESRI
6 1 (1.09%) SAP