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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 26 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 24 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.07% 8.27% 8.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.60% 28.10% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 30
Median daily rate £235 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £412 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.83 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +29.68%

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
129 153 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.27% 29.42% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 130 100
Median daily rate £400 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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 20 January 2017.

.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 20 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 +4 18 £200 -36.50% 12
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 37 (72.55%) C#
2 35 (68.63%) ASP.NET
3 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 25 (49.02%) MVC
5 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (35.29%) SQL
6 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 16 (31.37%) jQuery
8 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
8 15 (29.41%) HTML
8 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (25.49%) CSS
10 13 (25.49%) Scrum
11 12 (23.53%) NUnit
11 12 (23.53%) Web Development
12 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
13 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (17.65%) WCF
14 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
14 9 (17.65%) XML
14 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (15.69%) TDD
15 8 (15.69%) Sitecore
15 8 (15.69%) MSTest
16 7 (13.73%) HTML5
16 7 (13.73%) Inversion of Control
16 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (13.73%) RDBMS
16 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis

.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 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.92%) GeoServer
3 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Extranet
1 2 (3.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) RDBMS
2 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.88%) GIS
5 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) NUnit
2 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (15.69%) MSTest
4 7 (13.73%) MSBuild
5 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.88%) Mercurial
7 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.92%) Grunt
8 2 (3.92%) gulp
8 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.96%) MbUnit
9 1 (1.96%) Selenium
9 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Developer
2 27 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Sitecore Developer
4 6 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) CRM Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) XML Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) VB.NET Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (68.63%) ASP.NET
2 16 (31.37%) jQuery
3 15 (29.41%) HTML
4 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (25.49%) CSS
6 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
7 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (17.65%) WCF
7 9 (17.65%) XML
8 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
8 7 (13.73%) HTML5
8 7 (13.73%) SOAP
8 7 (13.73%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (11.76%) Ajax
9 6 (11.76%) REST
10 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
10 5 (9.80%) Web Services
11 4 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (7.84%) NHibernate
12 3 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.88%) NHS
3 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) W3C
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) MVC
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 13 (25.49%) Scrum
5 12 (23.53%) Web Development
6 8 (15.69%) TDD
7 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
7 7 (13.73%) Coaching
7 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.73%) CRM
7 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.73%) OOP
8 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.84%) API Design
9 4 (7.84%) Data Flow Diagram
9 4 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.84%) Use Case
10 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) C#
2 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) TypeScript
4 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) MCAD
3 1 (1.96%) MCSD
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.92%) OpenText
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.96%) SAP