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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 89 137 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.42% 17.82% 8.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.41% 49.10% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 113 45
Median daily rate £378 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
.NET
UK

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
196 279 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.16% 36.28% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 190 166
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £300
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 3
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

.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 24 May 2016.

.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 24 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
South Wales -3 79 £388 +10.71% 18
West Wales +12 4 £258 -26.42% 3
North Wales +3 4 £325 -7.14%
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for .NET.

1 106 (58.89%) C#
2 78 (43.33%) MVC
3 76 (42.22%) SQL Server
3 76 (42.22%) Unit Testing
4 72 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (35.56%) JavaScript
6 54 (30.00%) HTML
7 53 (29.44%) ASP.NET
8 51 (28.33%) Visual Studio
9 50 (27.78%) .NET Framework
10 49 (27.22%) TDD
10 49 (27.22%) Scrum
11 43 (23.89%) CSS
12 42 (23.33%) Microsoft
13 41 (22.78%) BDD
14 40 (22.22%) Java
14 40 (22.22%) Security Cleared
14 40 (22.22%) WCF
15 39 (21.67%) jQuery
15 39 (21.67%) SQL
16 38 (21.11%) OO
17 37 (20.56%) Entity Framework
18 35 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 31 (17.22%) Configuration Management
19 31 (17.22%) Finance
19 31 (17.22%) ASP.NET MVC
20 30 (16.67%) Web Development
20 30 (16.67%) OOP
21 29 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (15.56%) SC Cleared

.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 10 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.89%) IIS
3 7 (3.89%) JBoss
4 6 (3.33%) Apache
4 6 (3.33%) CMS
4 6 (3.33%) Jetty
4 6 (3.33%) nginx
4 6 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.78%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.67%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.67%) FileNet
7 3 (1.67%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.67%) Mule
7 3 (1.67%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (4.44%) Google App Engine
1 8 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (2.78%) Amazon S3
2 5 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.67%) Route 53
5 2 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.78%) LDAP
2 10 (5.56%) HTTP
2 10 (5.56%) SSL
2 10 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.00%) FTP
4 8 (4.44%) DHCP
4 8 (4.44%) DNS
5 6 (3.33%) IPsec
6 2 (1.11%) Internet
6 2 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 12 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.11%) RDBMS
6 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.67%) MySQL
9 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.11%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.11%) DB2
10 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.56%) GIS
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (28.33%) Visual Studio
2 27 (15.00%) Selenium
3 23 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (12.22%) SpecFlow
5 17 (9.44%) MbUnit
5 17 (9.44%) MSTest
5 17 (9.44%) NUnit
6 16 (8.89%) JMeter
7 14 (7.78%) WebDriver
8 13 (7.22%) Cucumber
8 13 (7.22%) Git (software)
8 13 (7.22%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (5.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.33%) Travis CI
11 5 (2.78%) JIRA
12 4 (2.22%) Burp Suite
12 4 (2.22%) DbUnit
12 4 (2.22%) JUnit
12 4 (2.22%) Spock
13 3 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 31 (17.22%) Finance
2 19 (10.56%) Back Office
3 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.11%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.56%) Electronics
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (61.11%) Developer
2 56 (31.11%) .NET Developer
3 32 (17.78%) Senior Developer
4 20 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 18 (10.00%) Analyst
5 18 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 17 (9.44%) Agile Developer
6 17 (9.44%) Senior Agile Developer
7 13 (7.22%) SQL Developer
8 12 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
8 12 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (6.11%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.56%) Tester
11 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 9 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.00%) Change Manager
12 8 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (30.00%) HTML
2 53 (29.44%) ASP.NET
3 50 (27.78%) .NET Framework
4 43 (23.89%) CSS
5 40 (22.22%) WCF
6 39 (21.67%) jQuery
7 37 (20.56%) Entity Framework
8 35 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (17.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (13.33%) HTML5
11 23 (12.78%) CSS3
11 23 (12.78%) Web Services
12 22 (12.22%) AngularJS
12 22 (12.22%) KnockoutJS
13 19 (10.56%) XML
14 12 (6.67%) WinForms
15 11 (6.11%) LINQ
15 11 (6.11%) REST
15 11 (6.11%) SOAP
16 9 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.78%) NHS
2 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (1.67%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.11%) User Experience
5 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.56%) Clustering
5 1 (0.56%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.44%) Windows
2 25 (13.89%) Linux
3 2 (1.11%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (43.33%) MVC
2 76 (42.22%) Unit Testing
3 72 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (27.22%) Scrum
4 49 (27.22%) TDD
5 41 (22.78%) BDD
6 38 (21.11%) OO
7 31 (17.22%) Configuration Management
8 30 (16.67%) OOP
8 30 (16.67%) Web Development
9 29 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (14.44%) DevOps
11 25 (13.89%) Test-First Development
12 24 (13.33%) Software Engineering
13 18 (10.00%) SDLC
14 17 (9.44%) ATDD
14 17 (9.44%) Mentoring
15 13 (7.22%) Non-Functional Testing
16 12 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
16 12 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 106 (58.89%) C#
2 64 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 40 (22.22%) Java
4 39 (21.67%) SQL
5 18 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 15 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.78%) Perl
8 4 (2.22%) C
8 4 (2.22%) C++
9 3 (1.67%) PHP
9 3 (1.67%) Python
9 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.11%) VBA
10 2 (1.11%) VBScript
10 2 (1.11%) VC++
11 1 (0.56%) Delphi
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.44%) ISEB
4 5 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) MCAD
6 1 (0.56%) MCSD
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.67%) QA
4 2 (1.11%) SDET
5 1 (0.56%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.44%) Xen
3 5 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (4.44%) Puppet
2 5 (2.78%) Ansible
2 5 (2.78%) Fluentd
2 5 (2.78%) Terraform
3 3 (1.67%) Mesos
3 3 (1.67%) Piwik
Vendors
1 42 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.44%) Oracle
3 8 (4.44%) Google
3 8 (4.44%) Sitecore
3 8 (4.44%) VMware
4 5 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.67%) Lotus
6 2 (1.11%) Alterian
6 2 (1.11%) Sybase
7 1 (0.56%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.56%) Sage
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
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