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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 6 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Contract jobs citing .NET 77 113 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.52% 21.77% 7.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.77% 57.36% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 94 29
Median daily rate £386 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £296 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £446 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +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
172 197 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.91% 37.96% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 151 118
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
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 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

.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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -4 44 £388 +19.23% 9
Newport +1 22 £370 +5.71% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £315 - 2
Bridgend - 1 £375 - 3
Gwent - 1 £300 -
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 97 (61.39%) C#
2 72 (45.57%) Unit Testing
3 69 (43.67%) MVC
4 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (39.24%) SQL Server
6 56 (35.44%) JavaScript
7 50 (31.65%) Visual Studio
8 48 (30.38%) .NET Framework
9 47 (29.75%) TDD
9 47 (29.75%) HTML
10 46 (29.11%) ASP.NET
10 46 (29.11%) Scrum
11 40 (25.32%) WCF
11 40 (25.32%) BDD
12 39 (24.68%) Microsoft
13 38 (24.05%) Java
14 36 (22.78%) CSS
14 36 (22.78%) OO
14 36 (22.78%) Security Cleared
14 36 (22.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 34 (21.52%) Entity Framework
16 32 (20.25%) jQuery
16 32 (20.25%) SQL
17 31 (19.62%) Configuration Management
18 30 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (18.35%) Finance
20 28 (17.72%) Web Development
21 27 (17.09%) OOP
21 27 (17.09%) DevOps
22 26 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC

.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 10 (6.33%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.43%) IIS
3 7 (4.43%) JBoss
3 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.80%) Apache
4 6 (3.80%) CMS
4 6 (3.80%) Jetty
4 6 (3.80%) nginx
4 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.16%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.90%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.90%) FileNet
7 3 (1.90%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.90%) Mule
7 3 (1.90%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.63%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (5.06%) Google App Engine
1 8 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (3.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (3.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (3.16%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (3.16%) Amazon S3
2 5 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.90%) Route 53
5 2 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.23%) LDAP
2 10 (6.33%) HTTP
2 10 (6.33%) SSL
2 10 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.70%) FTP
4 8 (5.06%) DHCP
4 8 (5.06%) DNS
5 6 (3.80%) IPsec
6 2 (1.27%) Internet
6 2 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (39.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.86%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (7.59%) Oracle9i Database
5 11 (6.96%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.33%) RDBMS
7 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.90%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.90%) MySQL
9 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.27%) DB2
10 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 50 (31.65%) Visual Studio
2 25 (15.82%) Selenium
3 20 (12.66%) SpecFlow
3 20 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (11.39%) MbUnit
4 18 (11.39%) MSTest
4 18 (11.39%) NUnit
5 14 (8.86%) JMeter
6 13 (8.23%) Git (software)
7 12 (7.59%) Cucumber
7 12 (7.59%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (7.59%) WebDriver
8 10 (6.33%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.80%) Travis CI
10 5 (3.16%) JIRA
11 4 (2.53%) Burp Suite
11 4 (2.53%) DbUnit
11 4 (2.53%) JUnit
11 4 (2.53%) Spock
12 3 (1.90%) Subversion
General
1 29 (18.35%) Finance
2 17 (10.76%) Back Office
3 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.27%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (60.13%) Developer
2 50 (31.65%) .NET Developer
3 31 (19.62%) Senior Developer
4 17 (10.76%) Agile Developer
4 17 (10.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (10.76%) C# Developer
4 17 (10.76%) Senior Agile Developer
4 17 (10.76%) Software Developer
5 12 (7.59%) Analyst
5 12 (7.59%) Senior Software Developer
5 12 (7.59%) Software Engineer
5 12 (7.59%) SQL Developer
6 10 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (5.70%) Change Manager
8 8 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (5.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.43%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Test Analyst
9 7 (4.43%) Tester
10 6 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.38%) .NET Framework
2 47 (29.75%) HTML
3 46 (29.11%) ASP.NET
4 40 (25.32%) WCF
5 36 (22.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 36 (22.78%) CSS
6 34 (21.52%) Entity Framework
7 32 (20.25%) jQuery
8 26 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (14.56%) Web Services
10 22 (13.92%) KnockoutJS
11 21 (13.29%) AngularJS
12 20 (12.66%) HTML5
13 19 (12.03%) CSS3
14 17 (10.76%) XML
15 11 (6.96%) WinForms
16 10 (6.33%) LINQ
16 10 (6.33%) REST
16 10 (6.33%) SOAP
17 8 (5.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.76%) NHS
2 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.90%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.82%) Linux
2 23 (14.56%) Windows
3 2 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (45.57%) Unit Testing
2 69 (43.67%) MVC
3 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (29.75%) TDD
5 46 (29.11%) Scrum
6 40 (25.32%) BDD
7 36 (22.78%) OO
8 31 (19.62%) Configuration Management
9 30 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (17.72%) Web Development
11 27 (17.09%) DevOps
11 27 (17.09%) OOP
12 24 (15.19%) Test-First Development
13 18 (11.39%) ATDD
13 18 (11.39%) Software Engineering
14 17 (10.76%) Mentoring
14 17 (10.76%) SDLC
15 12 (7.59%) Cross-Platform Development
15 12 (7.59%) Requirements Engineering
16 11 (6.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 97 (61.39%) C#
2 56 (35.44%) JavaScript
3 38 (24.05%) Java
4 32 (20.25%) SQL
5 19 (12.03%) TypeScript
6 14 (8.86%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.16%) Perl
8 4 (2.53%) C
8 4 (2.53%) C++
9 3 (1.90%) PHP
9 3 (1.90%) Python
9 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.27%) VBA
10 2 (1.27%) VBScript
10 2 (1.27%) VC++
11 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.63%) VB
11 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (22.78%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) ISEB
4 3 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.90%) QA
4 2 (1.27%) SDET
5 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.06%) Xen
3 5 (3.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) Puppet
2 5 (3.16%) Ansible
2 5 (3.16%) Fluentd
2 5 (3.16%) Terraform
3 3 (1.90%) Mesos
3 3 (1.90%) Piwik
Vendors
1 39 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.13%) Oracle
3 8 (5.06%) Google
3 8 (5.06%) Sitecore
3 8 (5.06%) VMware
4 5 (3.16%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.90%) Lotus
6 2 (1.27%) Alterian
6 2 (1.27%) Sybase
7 1 (0.63%) ArcSight
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