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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 53 120 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.33% 13.97% 8.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.86% 41.52% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 95 42
Median daily rate £388 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
140 289 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.65% 33.64% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 207 165
Median daily rate £400 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £275
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 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% +32.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

.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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -2 46 £388 +10.71% 25
West Wales +10 2 £333 +35.71% 4
North Wales - 2 £325 - 1
Mid Wales +3 1 £338 +20.53%
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 111 (63.79%) C#
2 80 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (45.40%) MVC
4 78 (44.83%) Unit Testing
5 67 (38.51%) JavaScript
6 65 (37.36%) SQL Server
7 56 (32.18%) Visual Studio
8 54 (31.03%) HTML
9 53 (30.46%) Scrum
10 52 (29.89%) ASP.NET
10 52 (29.89%) TDD
11 50 (28.74%) .NET Framework
12 46 (26.44%) BDD
13 45 (25.86%) WCF
13 45 (25.86%) CSS
14 42 (24.14%) Microsoft
14 42 (24.14%) jQuery
15 41 (23.56%) SQL
16 39 (22.41%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (21.84%) Java
18 37 (21.26%) Entity Framework
19 36 (20.69%) Security Cleared
20 35 (20.11%) OO
21 33 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
22 31 (17.82%) Selenium
22 31 (17.82%) Web Development
23 30 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (17.24%) Finance
23 30 (17.24%) Windows
23 30 (17.24%) OOP

.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 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.02%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.45%) CMS
4 5 (2.87%) IIS
4 5 (2.87%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.30%) JBoss
5 4 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.72%) Apache
6 3 (1.72%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.72%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.72%) Jetty
6 3 (1.72%) nginx
6 3 (1.72%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.72%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.57%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (2.87%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (2.87%) Amazon S3
1 5 (2.87%) Google App Engine
1 5 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (2.87%) Office 365
1 5 (2.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.20%) LDAP
2 6 (3.45%) FTP
3 5 (2.87%) DHCP
3 5 (2.87%) DNS
3 5 (2.87%) HTTP
3 5 (2.87%) SSL
3 5 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.72%) IPsec
4 3 (1.72%) Skype
5 2 (1.15%) Internet
5 2 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (37.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.20%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (6.90%) Oracle9i Database
5 12 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (6.32%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.87%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.87%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.87%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.72%) MySQL
9 2 (1.15%) DB2
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.57%) GIS
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 56 (32.18%) Visual Studio
2 31 (17.82%) Selenium
3 25 (14.37%) SpecFlow
3 25 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (11.49%) MbUnit
4 20 (11.49%) MSTest
4 20 (11.49%) NUnit
5 18 (10.34%) Git (software)
6 16 (9.20%) JMeter
7 15 (8.62%) Cucumber
8 14 (8.05%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (8.05%) WebDriver
9 11 (6.32%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.87%) JIRA
10 5 (2.87%) JUnit
11 4 (2.30%) Burp Suite
11 4 (2.30%) DbUnit
11 4 (2.30%) Spock
11 4 (2.30%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.72%) Travis CI
General
1 30 (17.24%) Finance
2 19 (10.92%) Back Office
3 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.15%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.57%) Banking
4 1 (0.57%) Billing
4 1 (0.57%) Electronics
4 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (66.09%) Developer
2 57 (32.76%) .NET Developer
3 32 (18.39%) Senior Developer
4 21 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (12.07%) C# Developer
5 18 (10.34%) Software Developer
6 17 (9.77%) Agile Developer
6 17 (9.77%) Senior Agile Developer
7 14 (8.05%) Software Engineer
8 13 (7.47%) SQL Developer
9 12 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
10 11 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.75%) Tester
12 9 (5.17%) Change Manager
13 8 (4.60%) Analyst
13 8 (4.60%) Test Analyst
14 6 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.03%) HTML
2 52 (29.89%) ASP.NET
3 50 (28.74%) .NET Framework
4 45 (25.86%) CSS
4 45 (25.86%) WCF
5 42 (24.14%) jQuery
6 39 (22.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 37 (21.26%) Entity Framework
8 33 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (15.52%) HTML5
10 26 (14.94%) CSS3
11 25 (14.37%) KnockoutJS
11 25 (14.37%) Web Services
12 24 (13.79%) AngularJS
13 19 (10.92%) XML
14 13 (7.47%) REST
14 13 (7.47%) SOAP
14 13 (7.47%) WinForms
15 11 (6.32%) LINQ
16 9 (5.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.05%) NHS
2 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.72%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (1.72%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.57%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.24%) Windows
2 19 (10.92%) Linux
3 4 (2.30%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (45.40%) MVC
3 78 (44.83%) Unit Testing
4 53 (30.46%) Scrum
5 52 (29.89%) TDD
6 46 (26.44%) BDD
7 35 (20.11%) OO
8 31 (17.82%) Web Development
9 30 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (17.24%) OOP
10 28 (16.09%) Test-First Development
11 25 (14.37%) Configuration Management
12 24 (13.79%) DevOps
13 20 (11.49%) ATDD
14 17 (9.77%) Mentoring
14 17 (9.77%) Software Engineering
15 16 (9.20%) SDLC
16 13 (7.47%) Non-Functional Testing
16 13 (7.47%) SOA
17 12 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 111 (63.79%) C#
2 67 (38.51%) JavaScript
3 41 (23.56%) SQL
4 38 (21.84%) Java
5 21 (12.07%) TypeScript
6 16 (9.20%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.87%) C
7 5 (2.87%) Perl
7 5 (2.87%) PHP
7 5 (2.87%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.30%) C++
9 3 (1.72%) Python
10 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.15%) VB
10 2 (1.15%) VBA
10 2 (1.15%) VBScript
10 2 (1.15%) VC++
11 1 (0.57%) Delphi
11 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 25 (14.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.60%) ISEB
4 4 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) MCAD
6 1 (0.57%) MCSD
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.72%) QA
4 2 (1.15%) SDET
5 1 (0.57%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (9.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.87%) Ansible
1 5 (2.87%) Fluentd
1 5 (2.87%) Puppet
1 5 (2.87%) Terraform
2 3 (1.72%) Marathon
2 3 (1.72%) Mesos
2 3 (1.72%) Piwik
Vendors
1 42 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.92%) Oracle
3 9 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.87%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.87%) Google
4 5 (2.87%) VMware
5 3 (1.72%) Lotus
6 2 (1.15%) Alterian
6 2 (1.15%) SAP
6 2 (1.15%) Sybase
7 1 (0.57%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.57%) ESRI
7 1 (0.57%) Sage
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday