Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 62 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.56% 7.87% 7.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.40% 24.62% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 43
Cardiff median daily rate £450 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +11.49% -7.50%
10th Percentile £320 £353 £204
90th Percentile £625 £529 £425
South Wales median daily rate £475 £405 £366
% change year-on-year +17.28% +10.58% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 - £23.14
South Wales median hourly rate £27.82 - £23.14

.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 265 260 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.60% 31.98% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 203 159
Cardiff median daily rate £420 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +10.81% -3.58%
10th Percentile £295 £278 £240
90th Percentile £604 £538 £488
South Wales median daily rate £425 £411 £375
% change year-on-year +3.34% +9.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.71
10th Percentile £31.60 - £16.74
90th Percentile £38.20 - £23.61
South Wales median hourly rate £35.50 - £18.25

.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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019, 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 50 (80.65%) C#
2 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
3 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (40.32%) SQL
4 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
5 23 (37.10%) CSS
5 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
6 22 (35.48%) HTML
7 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
8 19 (30.65%) XML
9 17 (27.42%) Finance
10 16 (25.81%) VB.NET
10 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (22.58%) DevOps
11 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
11 14 (22.58%) Python
12 13 (20.97%) Project Management
12 13 (20.97%) Robotics
12 13 (20.97%) Robotic Process Automation
12 13 (20.97%) Automation Anywhere
13 12 (19.35%) Artificial Intelligence
13 12 (19.35%) Banking
13 12 (19.35%) Windows
14 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (17.74%) UiPath
14 11 (17.74%) Blue Prism
14 11 (17.74%) Machine Learning
15 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
15 10 (16.13%) Retail
15 10 (16.13%) Investment Banking

.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 9 (14.52%) IIS
2 5 (8.06%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.68%) SaaS
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.45%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.23%) GIS
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.61%) MS Access
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.06%) Vagrant
4 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.84%) Selenium
6 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.23%) JIRA
8 1 (1.61%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.61%) MSTest
8 1 (1.61%) NUnit
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Banking
3 10 (16.13%) Investment Banking
3 10 (16.13%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Architect
3 20 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 20 (32.26%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (19.35%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
5 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Windows DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.23%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
2 23 (37.10%) CSS
3 22 (35.48%) HTML
4 19 (30.65%) XML
5 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
5 8 (12.90%) Web Services
6 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (9.68%) SOAP
7 4 (6.45%) Middleware
7 4 (6.45%) REST
7 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (6.45%) WCF
8 3 (4.84%) Gherkin
8 3 (4.84%) JSON
9 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.23%) NHibernate
9 2 (3.23%) React
9 2 (3.23%) RESTful
10 1 (1.61%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Robotics
2 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) DevOps
3 13 (20.97%) Project Management
3 13 (20.97%) Robotic Process Automation
4 12 (19.35%) Artificial Intelligence
5 11 (17.74%) Machine Learning
5 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (16.13%) Integration Testing
6 10 (16.13%) MVC
6 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 10 (16.13%) Use Case
7 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.68%) Case Management
8 6 (9.68%) CRM
8 6 (9.68%) Migration
8 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (80.65%) C#
2 25 (40.32%) SQL
3 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
4 16 (25.81%) VB.NET
5 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 14 (22.58%) Python
6 10 (16.13%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.06%) Groovy
8 2 (3.23%) Java
8 2 (3.23%) VB
8 2 (3.23%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) CISSP
2 2 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) MCP
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.84%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) Automation Anywhere
3 11 (17.74%) Blue Prism
3 11 (17.74%) UiPath
4 5 (8.06%) SAP
5 4 (6.45%) Twitter
6 2 (3.23%) ESRI
6 2 (3.23%) Micro Focus
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.61%) CA
7 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.61%) Xamarin