The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
Wales / South Wales
Rank 42 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.65% 2.16% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.15% 7.38% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Median daily rate £185 £310 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% -40.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £261 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £371 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.05 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-29.73% +2.66%

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 149 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.75% 29.27% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 125 100
Median daily rate £400 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +20 8 £185 -39.34% 1
.NET Framework
Wales

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 South Wales region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) MVC
4 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (63.64%) MSTest
5 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
5 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
5 7 (63.64%) NUnit
5 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
5 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
5 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
5 7 (63.64%) Coaching
5 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (63.64%) Scrum
5 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
5 7 (63.64%) OOP
5 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
5 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
7 4 (36.36%) Use Case
7 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
8 3 (27.27%) C#
9 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
2 7 (63.64%) MSTest
2 7 (63.64%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) CMS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) Coaching
3 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 7 (63.64%) OOP
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
4 4 (36.36%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore