The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 24 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 7 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing .NET 47 105 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.73% 17.74% 6.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.30% 50.48% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 88 32
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +25.00%
.NET
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
126 208 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.09% 35.14% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 166 132
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

.NET
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 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 33 £400 +21.21% 3
Newport -11 9 £370 +5.71% 2
Bridgend - 1 £375 - 3
Gwent - 1 £300 - 1
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for .NET.

1 99 (65.13%) C#
2 74 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (48.03%) Unit Testing
4 69 (45.39%) MVC
5 57 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 55 (36.18%) JavaScript
7 53 (34.87%) Visual Studio
8 50 (32.89%) Scrum
9 49 (32.24%) TDD
10 47 (30.92%) .NET Framework
10 47 (30.92%) HTML
11 45 (29.61%) ASP.NET
12 43 (28.29%) WCF
12 43 (28.29%) BDD
13 39 (25.66%) Microsoft
14 38 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 37 (24.34%) CSS
16 36 (23.68%) Java
17 35 (23.03%) jQuery
18 34 (22.37%) Entity Framework
18 34 (22.37%) Security Cleared
18 34 (22.37%) OO
19 32 (21.05%) SQL
20 30 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
21 29 (19.08%) Web Development
22 28 (18.42%) Selenium
22 28 (18.42%) Finance
23 27 (17.76%) OOP
23 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
24 26 (17.11%) Test-First Development

.NET
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 7 (4.61%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.95%) CMS
2 6 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.29%) IIS
3 5 (3.29%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.63%) JBoss
4 4 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.97%) Apache
5 3 (1.97%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.97%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.97%) Jetty
5 3 (1.97%) nginx
5 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.97%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.66%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon S3
1 5 (3.29%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (3.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.97%) Route 53
4 2 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.55%) LDAP
2 6 (3.95%) FTP
3 5 (3.29%) DHCP
3 5 (3.29%) DNS
3 5 (3.29%) HTTP
3 5 (3.29%) SSL
3 5 (3.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.97%) IPsec
5 2 (1.32%) Internet
5 2 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.87%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (7.89%) Oracle9i Database
5 11 (7.24%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.58%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (3.29%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.29%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.97%) MySQL
9 2 (1.32%) DB2
10 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.66%) GIS
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (34.87%) Visual Studio
2 28 (18.42%) Selenium
3 22 (14.47%) SpecFlow
3 22 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (13.16%) MbUnit
4 20 (13.16%) MSTest
4 20 (13.16%) NUnit
5 17 (11.18%) Git (software)
6 14 (9.21%) JMeter
7 13 (8.55%) Cucumber
7 13 (8.55%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (7.89%) WebDriver
9 11 (7.24%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.29%) JIRA
10 5 (3.29%) JUnit
11 4 (2.63%) Burp Suite
11 4 (2.63%) DbUnit
11 4 (2.63%) Spock
11 4 (2.63%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.97%) Travis CI
General
1 28 (18.42%) Finance
2 17 (11.18%) Back Office
3 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.32%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Billing
4 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (65.13%) Developer
2 51 (33.55%) .NET Developer
3 31 (20.39%) Senior Developer
4 18 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (11.84%) C# Developer
5 17 (11.18%) Agile Developer
5 17 (11.18%) Senior Agile Developer
5 17 (11.18%) Software Developer
6 12 (7.89%) Senior Software Developer
6 12 (7.89%) SQL Developer
7 11 (7.24%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (5.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Change Manager
10 8 (5.26%) Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.61%) Tester
12 6 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.92%) .NET Framework
1 47 (30.92%) HTML
2 45 (29.61%) ASP.NET
3 43 (28.29%) WCF
4 38 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (24.34%) CSS
6 35 (23.03%) jQuery
7 34 (22.37%) Entity Framework
8 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
10 23 (15.13%) AngularJS
11 22 (14.47%) HTML5
12 21 (13.82%) CSS3
12 21 (13.82%) Web Services
13 16 (10.53%) XML
14 12 (7.89%) REST
14 12 (7.89%) SOAP
14 12 (7.89%) WinForms
15 10 (6.58%) LINQ
16 8 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) NHS
2 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.97%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.13%) Windows
2 19 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (48.03%) Unit Testing
3 69 (45.39%) MVC
4 50 (32.89%) Scrum
5 49 (32.24%) TDD
6 43 (28.29%) BDD
7 34 (22.37%) OO
8 30 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (19.08%) Web Development
10 27 (17.76%) OOP
11 26 (17.11%) Test-First Development
12 25 (16.45%) Configuration Management
13 24 (15.79%) DevOps
14 20 (13.16%) ATDD
15 17 (11.18%) Mentoring
16 16 (10.53%) SDLC
17 14 (9.21%) Software Engineering
18 12 (7.89%) SOA
18 12 (7.89%) Test Automation
19 11 (7.24%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 99 (65.13%) C#
2 55 (36.18%) JavaScript
3 36 (23.68%) Java
4 32 (21.05%) SQL
5 21 (13.82%) TypeScript
6 15 (9.87%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.29%) C
7 5 (3.29%) Perl
8 4 (2.63%) C++
9 3 (1.97%) PHP
9 3 (1.97%) Python
10 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.32%) VB
10 2 (1.32%) VBA
10 2 (1.32%) VBScript
10 2 (1.32%) VC++
11 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (22.37%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.13%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.61%) ISEB
4 3 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.97%) QA
4 2 (1.32%) SDET
5 1 (0.66%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) Ansible
1 5 (3.29%) Fluentd
1 5 (3.29%) Puppet
1 5 (3.29%) Terraform
2 3 (1.97%) Marathon
2 3 (1.97%) Mesos
2 3 (1.97%) Piwik
Vendors
1 39 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.84%) Oracle
3 9 (5.92%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.29%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.29%) Google
4 5 (3.29%) VMware
5 3 (1.97%) Lotus
6 2 (1.32%) Alterian
6 2 (1.32%) Sybase
7 1 (0.66%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.66%) ESRI
7 1 (0.66%) SAP