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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 23 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.45% 8.06% 9.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.95% 24.24% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 21
Median daily rate £200 £315 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £452 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +27.23%

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
82 132 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.39% 33.25% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 114 80
Median daily rate £388 £328 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% -27.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £278 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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 19 January 2017.

.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 19 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for .NET.

1 23 (79.31%) ASP.NET
2 19 (65.52%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) MVC
3 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (37.93%) jQuery
6 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
6 11 (37.93%) Scrum
6 11 (37.93%) NUnit
7 9 (31.03%) Web Development
7 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
8 8 (27.59%) MSTest
8 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (27.59%) HTML
8 8 (27.59%) CSS
9 7 (24.14%) OOP
9 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
9 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
9 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
9 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
9 7 (24.14%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (24.14%) Entity Framework
9 7 (24.14%) MSBuild
9 7 (24.14%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
9 7 (24.14%) Mentoring

.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 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.45%) GeoServer
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Extranet
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) RDBMS
2 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) NUnit
2 8 (27.59%) MSTest
2 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (24.14%) MSBuild
4 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.90%) Grunt
5 2 (6.90%) gulp
6 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.45%) MbUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium
6 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (10.34%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) CMS Developer
8 2 (6.90%) CRM Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) ASP.NET
2 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (37.93%) jQuery
4 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
5 8 (27.59%) CSS
5 8 (27.59%) HTML
6 7 (24.14%) Entity Framework
6 7 (24.14%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (17.24%) Ajax
8 5 (17.24%) REST
9 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
9 3 (10.34%) HTML5
9 3 (10.34%) NHibernate
9 3 (10.34%) Web Services
9 3 (10.34%) XML
10 2 (6.90%) Sass
10 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.90%) WCF
10 2 (6.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (10.34%) NHS
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) W3C
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) Fintech
4 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) MVC
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Scrum
3 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
4 9 (31.03%) Web Development
5 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
5 7 (24.14%) Coaching
5 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
5 7 (24.14%) OOP
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) CRM
7 4 (13.79%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (13.79%) Use Case
8 3 (10.34%) API Design
8 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.34%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) MCAD
3 1 (3.45%) MCSD
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) SAP