The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK / Wales
Rank 33 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.31% 13.72% 9.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.43% 40.69% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 67 31
Median daily rate £280 £370 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.11 £68.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.10% +110.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
- +16.09%

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
201 231 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.87% 33.72% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 164 92
Median daily rate £400 £370 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £19.11 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.05% +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Wales

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Wales

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

.NET
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
South Wales -18 25 £280 -24.32% 19
West Wales -19 1 £350 +19.14% 6
North Wales - 1 - - 2
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for .NET.

1 40 (67.80%) C#
2 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET
3 30 (50.85%) MVC
4 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
5 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
6 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (30.51%) SQL
7 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
8 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
10 14 (23.73%) Unit Testing
10 14 (23.73%) Scrum
11 12 (20.34%) NUnit
11 12 (20.34%) HTML
11 12 (20.34%) CSS
11 12 (20.34%) jQuery
12 11 (18.64%) Entity Framework
12 11 (18.64%) Web Development
13 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
14 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
15 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
15 8 (13.56%) WCF
15 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
15 8 (13.56%) TDD
15 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (13.56%) MSTest
16 7 (11.86%) Inversion of Control
16 7 (11.86%) Sitecore

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
3 3 (5.08%) Apache
3 3 (5.08%) CMS
3 3 (5.08%) Jetty
3 3 (5.08%) Mongrel
3 3 (5.08%) nginx
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.39%) GeoServer
4 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.08%) Google App Engine
3 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.69%) Route 53
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) DSL
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
1 4 (6.78%) SSL
1 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.08%) DHCP
2 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) FTP
2 3 (5.08%) IPsec
3 2 (3.39%) Extranet
3 2 (3.39%) Intranet
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) GIS
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.39%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) NUnit
2 8 (13.56%) MSTest
2 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (11.86%) MSBuild
3 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.08%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.08%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.39%) Grunt
7 2 (3.39%) gulp
7 2 (3.39%) Selenium
8 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.69%) MbUnit
8 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (8.47%) Advertising
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 45 (76.27%) Developer
2 29 (49.15%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) XML Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET
2 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
4 12 (20.34%) CSS
4 12 (20.34%) HTML
4 12 (20.34%) jQuery
5 11 (18.64%) Entity Framework
6 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (13.56%) WCF
7 7 (11.86%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (10.17%) HTML5
8 6 (10.17%) REST
8 6 (10.17%) XML
9 5 (8.47%) Ajax
9 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.47%) SOAP
9 5 (8.47%) Web Services
10 4 (6.78%) J2EE
10 4 (6.78%) LINQ
10 4 (6.78%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.08%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.39%) User Experience
2 2 (3.39%) W3C
3 1 (1.69%) Fintech
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
3 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) MVC
2 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.73%) Scrum
3 14 (23.73%) Unit Testing
4 11 (18.64%) Web Development
5 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
6 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
7 8 (13.56%) TDD
8 7 (11.86%) Coaching
8 7 (11.86%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (11.86%) OOP
9 6 (10.17%) DevOps
10 5 (8.47%) CRM
11 4 (6.78%) API Design
11 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.78%) OO
11 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) C#
2 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 18 (30.51%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) Java
4 6 (10.17%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.78%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.39%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) COBOL
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.08%) Xen
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Ansible
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
1 4 (6.78%) Terraform
2 3 (5.08%) Marathon
2 3 (5.08%) Mesos
2 3 (5.08%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.69%) Fluentd
3 1 (1.69%) Grafana
3 1 (1.69%) Kibana
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) Google
4 3 (5.08%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.39%) OpenText
6 1 (1.69%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) Infor
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
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