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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 48 7 23
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +16
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 111 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.96% 16.13% 8.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.47% 42.69% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 95 48
Median daily rate £338 £356 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £273 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £490 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.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
279 260 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.53% 37.79% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 220 160
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £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 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £30.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.50% +35.55%
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 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 8 December 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 8 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
South Wales -33 26 £338 -6.89% 12
West Wales -21 2 £344 +16.52% 4
North Wales - 2 £348 - 4
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 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 Wales region with a requirement for .NET.

1 53 (85.48%) C#
2 41 (66.13%) JavaScript
3 36 (58.06%) ASP.NET
4 27 (43.55%) MVC
4 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
5 24 (38.71%) HTML
6 22 (35.48%) CSS
7 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (29.03%) WCF
8 18 (29.03%) jQuery
9 16 (25.81%) Web Development
9 16 (25.81%) SQL
9 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
10 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
10 15 (24.19%) TDD
10 15 (24.19%) Unit Testing
11 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (22.58%) HTML5
12 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
13 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
13 12 (19.35%) TypeScript
14 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (17.74%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (17.74%) Web Services
14 11 (17.74%) Windows
14 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
15 10 (16.13%) MongoDB

.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 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.23%) CMS
5 2 (3.23%) GeoServer
5 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Skype
2 3 (4.84%) LDAP
3 2 (3.23%) Extranet
3 2 (3.23%) Intranet
4 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (16.13%) Couchbase
3 10 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 10 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.84%) GIS
6 2 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.52%) NUnit
3 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.29%) Mercurial
5 6 (9.68%) TeamCity
6 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.06%) MbUnit
6 5 (8.06%) MSTest
6 5 (8.06%) Selenium
6 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.23%) Grunt
8 2 (3.23%) gulp
8 2 (3.23%) InstallShield
8 2 (3.23%) MSI
8 2 (3.23%) WiX
9 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (4.84%) Advertising
2 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 49 (79.03%) Developer
2 34 (54.84%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) CRM Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.84%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) ASP Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (58.06%) ASP.NET
2 24 (38.71%) HTML
3 22 (35.48%) CSS
4 18 (29.03%) jQuery
4 18 (29.03%) WCF
5 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (22.58%) HTML5
7 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (19.35%) AngularJS
9 11 (17.74%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (17.74%) Web Services
10 10 (16.13%) CSS3
11 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
11 9 (14.52%) XML
12 6 (9.68%) REST
13 5 (8.06%) Ajax
13 5 (8.06%) Gherkin
13 5 (8.06%) SOAP
14 4 (6.45%) NHibernate
15 3 (4.84%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.23%) User Experience
2 2 (3.23%) W3C
3 1 (1.61%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Fintech
3 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.84%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) MVC
2 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) Web Development
4 15 (24.19%) TDD
4 15 (24.19%) Unit Testing
5 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.90%) Scrum
9 6 (9.68%) CRM
9 6 (9.68%) Web Application Development
10 5 (8.06%) ATDD
10 5 (8.06%) Automated Testing
10 5 (8.06%) BDD
10 5 (8.06%) DevOps
10 5 (8.06%) Test-First Development
11 4 (6.45%) API Design
11 4 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (6.45%) OO
12 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (85.48%) C#
2 41 (66.13%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.81%) SQL
4 12 (19.35%) TypeScript
5 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.06%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.45%) PHP
8 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.23%) Python
10 1 (1.61%) Java
10 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
1 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) MCAD
2 1 (1.61%) MCSD
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.84%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.23%) OpenText
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) SAP