The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 34 18 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +32
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 34 47 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.38% 9.57% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 9.89% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 6
Average daily rate £325 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
.NET Developer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
525 475 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.50% 96.74% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 340 340
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £33.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -16 23 £375 +19.04% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £276 -
Newport -3 1 £375 -11.76% 2
.NET Developer
Wales

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (94.23%) C#
3 42 (80.77%) MVC
4 35 (67.31%) SQL Server
5 31 (59.62%) .NET Framework
6 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
7 28 (53.85%) Unit Testing
8 25 (48.08%) Entity Framework
9 21 (40.38%) OO
10 20 (38.46%) Scrum
10 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (36.54%) WCF
11 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
12 18 (34.62%) SQL
12 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (34.62%) TDD
12 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
13 15 (28.85%) OOP
13 15 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
15 13 (25.00%) HTML
16 12 (23.08%) jQuery
17 11 (21.15%) Back Office
18 10 (19.23%) XML
18 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
19 9 (17.31%) Web Development
19 9 (17.31%) Ajax
19 9 (17.31%) BDD
19 9 (17.31%) Git (software)

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.77%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (67.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.85%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.92%) MS Access
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
3 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
4 8 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 7 (13.46%) Selenium
6 5 (9.62%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (3.85%) NUnit
8 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.92%) MbUnit
8 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.92%) MSTest
8 1 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (21.15%) Back Office
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (59.62%) .NET Framework
3 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
4 25 (48.08%) Entity Framework
5 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (36.54%) WCF
7 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (25.00%) HTML
9 12 (23.08%) jQuery
10 10 (19.23%) XML
11 9 (17.31%) Ajax
12 8 (15.38%) REST
13 7 (13.46%) CSS
13 7 (13.46%) Web Services
14 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
15 5 (9.62%) KnockoutJS
16 4 (7.69%) HTML5
16 4 (7.69%) LINQ
16 4 (7.69%) WinForms
17 3 (5.77%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) NHS
2 3 (5.77%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) MVC
2 28 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 21 (40.38%) OO
4 20 (38.46%) Scrum
5 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (34.62%) TDD
6 15 (28.85%) OOP
7 9 (17.31%) BDD
7 9 (17.31%) SDLC
7 9 (17.31%) Web Development
8 6 (11.54%) Front End Development
8 6 (11.54%) OOD
8 6 (11.54%) SOA
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.85%) UML
10 1 (1.92%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (1.92%) High Availability
10 1 (1.92%) MVVM
10 1 (1.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (94.23%) C#
2 18 (34.62%) SQL
3 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) RedGate