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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK / Wales
Rank 33 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 27 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.25% 8.91% 8.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.11% 29.61% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 30
Median daily rate £268 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £416 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.11 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +27.23%

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
206 179 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.39% 30.08% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 147 108
Median daily rate £401 £341 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.58% -24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £420 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.11 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.23% +77.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -4 24 £235 -30.88% 14
North Wales - 2 £375 - 2
West Wales -18 1 £400 +35.59% 7
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 44 (74.58%) C#
2 38 (64.41%) ASP.NET
3 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
3 30 (50.85%) MVC
4 22 (37.29%) SQL Server
4 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
6 19 (32.20%) SQL
7 18 (30.51%) HTML
8 17 (28.81%) jQuery
9 16 (27.12%) Unit Testing
9 16 (27.12%) CSS
9 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
11 14 (23.73%) Scrum
12 12 (20.34%) Web Development
12 12 (20.34%) NUnit
13 11 (18.64%) WCF
13 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (18.64%) SharePoint
14 10 (16.95%) Entity Framework
14 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (15.25%) XML
15 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
15 9 (15.25%) TDD
16 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
16 8 (13.56%) Sitecore
16 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
16 8 (13.56%) Mentoring

.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 11 (18.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.08%) CMS
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.39%) GeoServer
4 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Extranet
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.78%) Couchbase
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) GIS
6 2 (3.39%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) NUnit
2 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
4 8 (13.56%) MSTest
5 7 (11.86%) MSBuild
6 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
7 3 (5.08%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.39%) Grunt
8 2 (3.39%) gulp
8 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.69%) MbUnit
9 1 (1.69%) Selenium
9 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.78%) Advertising
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 49 (83.05%) Developer
2 32 (54.24%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Sitecore Developer
5 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) CRM Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) XML Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (64.41%) ASP.NET
2 18 (30.51%) HTML
3 17 (28.81%) jQuery
4 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (27.12%) CSS
5 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
6 11 (18.64%) WCF
7 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (16.95%) Entity Framework
8 9 (15.25%) XML
9 8 (13.56%) HTML5
10 7 (11.86%) SOAP
10 7 (11.86%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (10.17%) Ajax
11 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.17%) REST
11 6 (10.17%) Web Services
12 5 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (6.78%) CSS3
13 4 (6.78%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) NHS
3 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
3 2 (3.39%) W3C
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) 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 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) Unit Testing
4 14 (23.73%) Scrum
5 12 (20.34%) Web Development
6 9 (15.25%) TDD
7 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
7 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.86%) Coaching
8 7 (11.86%) OOP
9 6 (10.17%) CRM
10 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.78%) API Design
11 4 (6.78%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (6.78%) OO
11 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.78%) Use Case
11 4 (6.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (74.58%) C#
2 30 (50.85%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.20%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) TypeScript
4 6 (10.17%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.39%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) COBOL
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) MCAD
3 1 (1.69%) MCSD
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.08%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.39%) OpenText
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Infor
5 1 (1.69%) SAP