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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 39 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 26 102 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.13% 17.20% 11.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.94% 43.78% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 88 45
Median daily rate £338 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £484 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.51 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +24.03%
.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
174 233 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.62% 39.29% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 199 124
Median daily rate £403 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -16 15 £338 +5.46% 3
Newport -26 3 £300 -25.00% 5
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 42 (84.00%) C#
2 36 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET
4 24 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (48.00%) MVC
5 22 (44.00%) HTML
6 20 (40.00%) CSS
7 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (36.00%) jQuery
9 17 (34.00%) WCF
10 16 (32.00%) Web Development
10 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (30.00%) TDD
11 15 (30.00%) Unit Testing
12 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (28.00%) HTML5
13 13 (26.00%) Visual Studio
14 12 (24.00%) TypeScript
14 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
15 11 (22.00%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
16 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
16 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
16 10 (20.00%) SQL
16 10 (20.00%) Couchbase
16 10 (20.00%) CSS3
17 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure

.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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) GeoServer
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Extranet
1 2 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (20.00%) Couchbase
3 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.00%) GIS
6 2 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (18.00%) NUnit
3 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.00%) Mercurial
5 6 (12.00%) TeamCity
6 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.00%) MbUnit
6 5 (10.00%) MSTest
6 5 (10.00%) Selenium
6 5 (10.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.00%) Grunt
8 2 (4.00%) gulp
8 2 (4.00%) InstallShield
8 2 (4.00%) MSI
8 2 (4.00%) WiX
9 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Developer
2 30 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) CRM Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) ASP Developer
8 2 (4.00%) CMS Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (44.00%) HTML
3 20 (40.00%) CSS
4 18 (36.00%) jQuery
5 17 (34.00%) WCF
6 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (28.00%) HTML5
8 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (22.00%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (20.00%) CSS3
11 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (12.00%) REST
11 6 (12.00%) XML
12 5 (10.00%) Ajax
12 5 (10.00%) Gherkin
12 5 (10.00%) SOAP
12 5 (10.00%) Web Services
13 4 (8.00%) NHibernate
14 3 (6.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.00%) User Experience
1 2 (4.00%) W3C
2 1 (2.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Fintech
2 1 (2.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) MVC
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) Web Development
4 15 (30.00%) TDD
4 15 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (14.00%) Scrum
8 6 (12.00%) CRM
9 5 (10.00%) ATDD
9 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (10.00%) BDD
9 5 (10.00%) DevOps
9 5 (10.00%) Test-First Development
9 5 (10.00%) Web Application Development
10 4 (8.00%) API Design
10 4 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
12 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (84.00%) C#
2 36 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.00%) TypeScript
4 10 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) MCAD
2 1 (2.00%) MCSD
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.00%) OpenText
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) VMware
2 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.00%) SAP