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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 24 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.44% 5.26% 5.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.15% 18.33% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 14
Median daily rate £475 £350 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
.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
52 120 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.97% 28.71% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 99 76
Median daily rate £425 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

.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 30 August 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 30 August 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 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 29 (51.79%) C#
4 27 (48.21%) MVC
4 27 (48.21%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (46.43%) TDD
5 26 (46.43%) HTML
6 25 (44.64%) BDD
7 24 (42.86%) WCF
8 23 (41.07%) Visual Studio
8 23 (41.07%) DevOps
9 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (39.29%) jQuery
10 21 (37.50%) CSS
11 20 (35.71%) Web Development
12 19 (33.93%) Unit Testing
12 19 (33.93%) Scrum
12 19 (33.93%) Java
13 18 (32.14%) Test-First Development
13 18 (32.14%) NUnit
13 18 (32.14%) TypeScript
13 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
13 18 (32.14%) CSS3
13 18 (32.14%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (32.14%) ATDD
13 18 (32.14%) MSTest
13 18 (32.14%) HTML5
13 18 (32.14%) MbUnit
14 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
14 15 (26.79%) Selenium

.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 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.71%) CMS
3 5 (8.93%) MQSeries
4 4 (7.14%) IIS
4 4 (7.14%) JBoss
4 4 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (5.36%) Apache
5 3 (5.36%) Apache Solr
5 3 (5.36%) Jetty
5 3 (5.36%) Mongrel
5 3 (5.36%) nginx
5 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon S3
1 5 (8.93%) Google App Engine
1 5 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (8.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) Route 53
3 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) FTP
2 5 (8.93%) DHCP
2 5 (8.93%) DNS
2 5 (8.93%) HTTP
2 5 (8.93%) SSL
2 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) IPsec
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) Couchbase
2 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) GIS
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Visual Studio
2 18 (32.14%) MbUnit
2 18 (32.14%) MSTest
2 18 (32.14%) NUnit
3 15 (26.79%) Selenium
4 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 9 (16.07%) SpecFlow
7 7 (12.50%) Mercurial
7 7 (12.50%) TeamCity
8 5 (8.93%) JIRA
8 5 (8.93%) JUnit
8 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (7.14%) Burp Suite
9 4 (7.14%) DbUnit
9 4 (7.14%) JMeter
9 4 (7.14%) Spock
10 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
10 3 (5.36%) Subversion
10 3 (5.36%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Agile Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Agile Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (7.14%) CMS Developer
6 4 (7.14%) CRM Developer
6 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Web Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) HTML
2 24 (42.86%) WCF
3 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (39.29%) jQuery
4 21 (37.50%) CSS
5 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
5 18 (32.14%) CSS3
5 18 (32.14%) HTML5
5 18 (32.14%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
8 10 (17.86%) SOAP
9 7 (12.50%) XML
10 6 (10.71%) Middleware
10 6 (10.71%) Web Services
11 5 (8.93%) REST
12 4 (7.14%) JSTS
13 3 (5.36%) Kafka
13 3 (5.36%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
1 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (48.21%) MVC
3 26 (46.43%) TDD
4 25 (44.64%) BDD
5 23 (41.07%) DevOps
6 20 (35.71%) Web Development
7 19 (33.93%) Scrum
7 19 (33.93%) Unit Testing
8 18 (32.14%) ATDD
8 18 (32.14%) Test-First Development
9 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
10 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
11 10 (17.86%) Open Source
12 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 7 (12.50%) Workflow
13 6 (10.71%) SOA
14 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
14 5 (8.93%) V-Model
14 5 (8.93%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 29 (51.79%) C#
3 19 (33.93%) Java
4 18 (32.14%) TypeScript
5 8 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (8.93%) Perl
7 4 (7.14%) C
8 3 (5.36%) PHP
8 3 (5.36%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) MCAD
4 1 (1.79%) MCSD
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Ansible
1 5 (8.93%) Fluentd
1 5 (8.93%) Puppet
1 5 (8.93%) Terraform
2 3 (5.36%) Marathon
2 3 (5.36%) Mesos
2 3 (5.36%) Piwik
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.93%) Atlassian
3 5 (8.93%) Google
3 5 (8.93%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Alterian
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) ESRI
5 1 (1.79%) SAP