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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.71% 10.99% 8.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.66% 33.18% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 60 37
Median daily rate £425 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +193.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £39.55 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +5.46%
.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
113 220 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.24% 33.13% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 170 129
Median daily rate £463 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.15% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -93.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

.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 August 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 August 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 +14 14 £475 +35.71% 16
Neath Port Talbot -2 2 - - 2
Bridgend - 2 - - 3
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 63 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (51.89%) C#
3 48 (45.28%) JavaScript
4 45 (42.45%) TDD
5 42 (39.62%) MVC
5 42 (39.62%) HTML
6 41 (38.68%) Visual Studio
7 37 (34.91%) BDD
8 36 (33.96%) Java
8 36 (33.96%) SQL Server
9 35 (33.02%) Unit Testing
10 34 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (32.08%) CSS
11 33 (31.13%) jQuery
11 33 (31.13%) WCF
12 32 (30.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 32 (30.19%) Scrum
13 31 (29.25%) ASP.NET
14 29 (27.36%) KnockoutJS
15 27 (25.47%) Test-First Development
16 25 (23.58%) CSS3
16 25 (23.58%) HTML5
16 25 (23.58%) TypeScript
16 25 (23.58%) DevOps
16 25 (23.58%) AngularJS
16 25 (23.58%) Web Development
16 25 (23.58%) Selenium
17 21 (19.81%) MbUnit
17 21 (19.81%) MSTest
17 21 (19.81%) ATDD

.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 (6.60%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.66%) CMS
2 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.72%) MQSeries
4 4 (3.77%) IIS
4 4 (3.77%) JBoss
4 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.83%) Apache
5 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.83%) Jetty
5 3 (2.83%) Mongrel
5 3 (2.83%) nginx
5 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.94%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.72%) Google App Engine
3 5 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.83%) Route 53
5 2 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) FTP
2 5 (4.72%) DHCP
2 5 (4.72%) DNS
2 5 (4.72%) HTTP
2 5 (4.72%) SSL
2 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.83%) IPsec
4 2 (1.89%) Internet
4 2 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.32%) Couchbase
2 12 (11.32%) MongoDB
2 12 (11.32%) NoSQL
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.83%) MySQL
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) GIS
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (38.68%) Visual Studio
2 25 (23.58%) Selenium
3 21 (19.81%) MbUnit
3 21 (19.81%) MSTest
3 21 (19.81%) NUnit
4 19 (17.92%) SpecFlow
5 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
6 15 (14.15%) Jenkins
7 14 (13.21%) JMeter
8 13 (12.26%) Cucumber
9 12 (11.32%) WebDriver
10 9 (8.49%) TeamCity
11 7 (6.60%) Mercurial
11 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (4.72%) JIRA
12 5 (4.72%) JUnit
13 4 (3.77%) Burp Suite
13 4 (3.77%) DbUnit
13 4 (3.77%) Spock
14 3 (2.83%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (19.81%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Welsh Language
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Billing
3 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (55.66%) Developer
2 30 (28.30%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.15%) Senior Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Agile Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Senior Agile Developer
5 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) Change Manager
6 9 (8.49%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) CRM Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Tester
8 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Sitecore Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) CMS Developer
10 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (39.62%) HTML
2 34 (32.08%) CSS
3 33 (31.13%) jQuery
3 33 (31.13%) WCF
4 32 (30.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 31 (29.25%) ASP.NET
6 29 (27.36%) KnockoutJS
7 25 (23.58%) AngularJS
7 25 (23.58%) CSS3
7 25 (23.58%) HTML5
8 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (11.32%) SOAP
10 11 (10.38%) Web Services
10 11 (10.38%) XML
11 10 (9.43%) .NET Framework
11 10 (9.43%) Gherkin
12 6 (5.66%) Middleware
13 5 (4.72%) REST
14 4 (3.77%) JSTS
15 3 (2.83%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.83%) Digital Media
1 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.89%) User Experience
3 1 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) Linux
2 8 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.45%) TDD
3 42 (39.62%) MVC
4 37 (34.91%) BDD
5 35 (33.02%) Unit Testing
6 34 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (30.19%) Scrum
8 27 (25.47%) Test-First Development
9 25 (23.58%) DevOps
9 25 (23.58%) Web Development
10 21 (19.81%) ATDD
11 20 (18.87%) Test Automation
12 19 (17.92%) Configuration Management
13 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
14 12 (11.32%) Non-Functional Testing
15 10 (9.43%) Open Source
16 9 (8.49%) Project Planning
16 9 (8.49%) Risk Management
17 8 (7.55%) Kanban
17 8 (7.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.89%) C#
2 48 (45.28%) JavaScript
3 36 (33.96%) Java
4 25 (23.58%) TypeScript
5 15 (14.15%) SQL
6 5 (4.72%) Perl
7 4 (3.77%) C
8 3 (2.83%) PHP
8 3 (2.83%) Python
9 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) ISEB
4 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.94%) MCAD
5 1 (0.94%) MCSD
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) SDET
3 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) Ansible
1 5 (4.72%) Fluentd
1 5 (4.72%) Puppet
1 5 (4.72%) Terraform
2 3 (2.83%) Marathon
2 3 (2.83%) Mesos
2 3 (2.83%) Piwik
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) Sitecore
3 5 (4.72%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.72%) Google
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle
3 5 (4.72%) VMware
4 2 (1.89%) Alterian
5 1 (0.94%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.94%) ESRI
5 1 (0.94%) SAP