The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 33 28
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 20 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.23% 2.08% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.51% 2.14% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 12
Median daily rate £375 £394 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £313 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 307 280 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.64% 96.89% 97.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 191 263
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.63 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Cardiff

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Cardiff

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Cardiff

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) C#
3 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 19 (79.17%) Visual Studio
3 19 (79.17%) Unit Testing
4 18 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 18 (75.00%) Entity Framework
5 17 (70.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (70.83%) LINQ
5 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (70.83%) Windows
5 17 (70.83%) OOP
6 16 (66.67%) RDBMS
6 16 (66.67%) WCF
6 16 (66.67%) Relational Database
7 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
8 14 (58.33%) WinForms
8 14 (58.33%) Oracle
8 14 (58.33%) PL/SQL
8 14 (58.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
8 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (54.17%) Code First Entity Framework
9 13 (54.17%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
11 11 (45.83%) Scrum
11 11 (45.83%) Informatics
12 10 (41.67%) MVC
13 8 (33.33%) UML
13 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 16 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
6 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Visual Studio
2 17 (70.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (54.17%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (33.33%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) MbUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.17%) MSTest
5 1 (4.17%) NUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 18 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 17 (70.83%) LINQ
4 16 (66.67%) WCF
5 14 (58.33%) WinForms
6 13 (54.17%) Code First Entity Framework
7 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (25.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.83%) Web Services
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (16.67%) CSS
10 4 (16.67%) CSS3
10 4 (16.67%) HTML
10 4 (16.67%) HTML5
10 4 (16.67%) SOAP
11 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Unit Testing
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) OOP
3 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (45.83%) Informatics
4 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 10 (41.67%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) UML
7 6 (25.00%) MVVM
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) DevOps
8 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) Web Development
9 1 (4.17%) ATDD
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.17%) Health Informatics
9 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.17%) Test-First Development
9 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) PL/SQL
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) HP
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