Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 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 (dotNet)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 109 76 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.07% 11.88% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.83% 39.79% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 30
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -12.12% +28.91%
10th Percentile £294 £174 £288
90th Percentile £538 £420 £513
South Wales median daily rate £400 £370 £395
% change year-on-year +8.11% -6.33% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 -
% change year-on-year +51.25% - -

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 332 191 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 39.81% 29.84% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 144 108
Cardiff median daily rate £415 £367 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -6.79% +19.32%
10th Percentile £313 £254 £263
90th Percentile £565 £475 £525
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £27.50 £23.14 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.84% +7.63% +43.33%
South Wales median hourly rate £24.00 £23.14 £21.50
% change year-on-year +3.69% +7.63% +34.38%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Cardiff

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Cardiff

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Cardiff over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Cardiff

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for .NET.

1 70 (64.22%) C#
2 51 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
4 42 (38.53%) ASP.NET
4 42 (38.53%) MVC
5 41 (37.61%) SQL
6 33 (30.28%) .NET Framework
7 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
8 29 (26.61%) Finance
9 26 (23.85%) SQL Server
10 24 (22.02%) HTML
11 23 (21.10%) Visual Studio
11 23 (21.10%) CSS
11 23 (21.10%) Scrum
12 22 (20.18%) Unit Testing
12 22 (20.18%) MSTest
12 22 (20.18%) Entity Framework
13 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (19.27%) NUnit
14 20 (18.35%) OOP
15 19 (17.43%) Test Automation
15 19 (17.43%) Relational Database
16 17 (15.60%) Android Development
16 17 (15.60%) iOS Development
16 17 (15.60%) Xamarin
16 17 (15.60%) Android
16 17 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (15.60%) Apple iOS
16 17 (15.60%) OO
16 17 (15.60%) Windows

.NET
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 4 (3.67%) IIS
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.83%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.92%) CMS
4 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.92%) npm
4 1 (0.92%) NuGet
4 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) DSL
1 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.43%) Relational Database
3 16 (14.68%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.67%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.75%) GIS
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.92%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.92%) OLAP
8 1 (0.92%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (21.10%) Visual Studio
2 22 (20.18%) MSTest
3 21 (19.27%) NUnit
4 11 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.50%) Mercurial
7 6 (5.50%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.67%) JIRA
9 3 (2.75%) MbUnit
9 3 (2.75%) NCrunch
9 3 (2.75%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (2.75%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (2.75%) ReSharper
9 3 (2.75%) Selenium
9 3 (2.75%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.92%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.92%) Rational Team Concert
10 1 (0.92%) Subversion
10 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (79.82%) Developer
2 56 (51.38%) .NET Developer
3 26 (23.85%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Architect
6 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.50%) CRM Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.50%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Xamarin Developer
9 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Lead .NET Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.53%) ASP.NET
2 33 (30.28%) .NET Framework
3 24 (22.02%) HTML
4 23 (21.10%) CSS
5 22 (20.18%) Entity Framework
6 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (12.84%) LINQ
8 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (11.01%) WPF
9 10 (9.17%) AngularJS
9 10 (9.17%) jQuery
10 8 (7.34%) SOAP
11 6 (5.50%) .NET Core
11 6 (5.50%) WCF
12 5 (4.59%) HTML5
12 5 (4.59%) React
12 5 (4.59%) REST
12 5 (4.59%) XML
13 4 (3.67%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (3.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.42%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.50%) NHS
4 5 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Android
1 17 (15.60%) Apple iOS
1 17 (15.60%) Windows
2 2 (1.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.53%) MVC
3 23 (21.10%) Scrum
4 22 (20.18%) Unit Testing
5 20 (18.35%) OOP
6 19 (17.43%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.60%) Android Development
7 17 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (15.60%) iOS Development
7 17 (15.60%) OO
7 17 (15.60%) TDD
8 16 (14.68%) Mentoring
9 15 (13.76%) BDD
10 12 (11.01%) Coaching
10 12 (11.01%) DevOps
11 9 (8.26%) Migration
12 7 (6.42%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.50%) ATDD
13 6 (5.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (64.22%) C#
2 41 (37.61%) SQL
3 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.01%) XAML
5 4 (3.67%) Java
6 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.75%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.83%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.83%) VBA
8 1 (0.92%) C
8 1 (0.92%) C++
8 1 (0.92%) Groovy
8 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.92%) Python
8 1 (0.92%) Scala
8 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) Degree
4 4 (3.67%) CISSP
4 4 (3.67%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (2.75%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) MCP
6 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.83%) SSCP
7 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Ansible
1 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.60%) Xamarin
3 5 (4.59%) OutSystems
4 4 (3.67%) SAP
5 3 (2.75%) IBM
6 2 (1.83%) ESRI
7 1 (0.92%) Apple
7 1 (0.92%) Twitter