Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 41 35
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 +20
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 38 14 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.20% 2.55% 6.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.44% 2.59% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 50
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +48.44% +4.92%
10th Percentile £183 £369 £245
90th Percentile £400 £513 £391
South Wales median daily rate £350 £413 £363
% change year-on-year -15.15% +13.79% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - £47.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 590 540 854
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 98.36% 97.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 406 697
Cardiff median daily rate £363 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.65% -2.29%
10th Percentile £163 £173 £210
90th Percentile £500 £525 £461
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 22
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.68 £9.78
90th Percentile £24.33 £35.98 £21.35
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.59% +16.67%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Cardiff over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 November 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (71.05%) MVC
3 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (55.26%) C#
4 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
5 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET
6 19 (50.00%) OOP
6 19 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 18 (47.37%) Entity Framework
8 17 (44.74%) Unit Testing
8 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (44.74%) LINQ
9 16 (42.11%) RDBMS
9 16 (42.11%) Relational Database
10 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
11 14 (36.84%) jQuery
11 14 (36.84%) NUnit
12 12 (31.58%) MSTest
12 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
12 12 (31.58%) Coaching
13 11 (28.95%) Degree
14 8 (21.05%) NHS
15 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
16 6 (15.79%) HTML
16 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
16 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
17 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database

.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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) RDBMS
1 16 (42.11%) Relational Database
2 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) NUnit
2 12 (31.58%) MSTest
3 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
4 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (7.89%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 19 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 18 (47.37%) Entity Framework
5 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (44.74%) LINQ
6 14 (36.84%) jQuery
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (15.79%) HTML
8 5 (13.16%) CSS
9 4 (10.53%) Code First Entity Framework
9 4 (10.53%) HTML5
9 4 (10.53%) WCF
9 4 (10.53%) WinForms
10 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.89%) CSS3
10 3 (7.89%) REST
10 3 (7.89%) Web Services
11 2 (5.26%) NHibernate
11 2 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) MVC
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (50.00%) OOP
4 17 (44.74%) Unit Testing
5 12 (31.58%) Coaching
5 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.16%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) Informatics
8 4 (10.53%) OO
9 3 (7.89%) MVVM
9 3 (7.89%) TDD
9 3 (7.89%) UML
10 2 (5.26%) API Design
10 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
10 2 (5.26%) SDLC
11 1 (2.63%) Front End Development
11 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 21 (55.26%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) HL7
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) RedGate