The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.89% 7.32% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 17.37% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 5
Median daily rate £381 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.92% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £460 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -17.15% +9.03%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 113 167 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 33.63% 42.17% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 124 37
Median daily rate £388 £388 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Cardiff

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) Entity Framework
3 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
4 7 (63.64%) Coaching
4 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (63.64%) MSTest
4 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
4 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 7 (63.64%) OOP
4 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
4 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
4 7 (63.64%) NUnit
4 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (54.55%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) Use Case
6 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
7 2 (18.18%) NHS
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

.NET Framework
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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Jetty
1 1 (9.09%) Mongrel
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Google App Engine
1 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Route 53
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) DSL
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) IPsec
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
1 7 (63.64%) MSTest
1 7 (63.64%) NUnit
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Travis CI
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) Entity Framework
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) Java EE
5 1 (9.09%) Kafka
5 1 (9.09%) Servlets
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
4 7 (63.64%) Coaching
4 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (63.64%) OOP
5 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (36.36%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Fluentd
1 1 (9.09%) Grafana
1 1 (9.09%) Kibana
1 1 (9.09%) Marathon
1 1 (9.09%) Mesos
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Rundeck
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) VMware