Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 8 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 119 86 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.97% 13.40% 5.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.31% 46.74% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 58 23
Cardiff median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38% +1.56%
10th Percentile £303 £310 £180
90th Percentile £575 £475 £435
South Wales median daily rate £403 £395 £344
% change year-on-year +1.90% +14.91% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £22.84 - -

.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 337 184 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 39.55% 28.66% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 127 125
Cardiff median daily rate £418 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £266 £180
90th Percentile £576 £477 £525
South Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% +15.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 - £21.50
South Wales median hourly rate £23.49 £55.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -57.29% +155.81% +16.22%

.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 19 January 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 19 January 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 67 (56.30%) C#
2 56 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (42.86%) MVC
3 51 (42.86%) SQL
4 50 (42.02%) ASP.NET
5 47 (39.50%) Microsoft
6 41 (34.45%) .NET Framework
7 30 (25.21%) Finance
8 29 (24.37%) JavaScript
8 29 (24.37%) Entity Framework
9 28 (23.53%) MSTest
10 27 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (22.69%) Unit Testing
10 27 (22.69%) NUnit
11 26 (21.85%) OOP
12 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
13 24 (20.17%) LINQ
14 23 (19.33%) Relational Database
15 21 (17.65%) RDBMS
15 21 (17.65%) Test Automation
16 20 (16.81%) Visual Studio
16 20 (16.81%) TDD
17 19 (15.97%) Mentoring
18 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (15.13%) BDD
19 17 (14.29%) Apple iOS
19 17 (14.29%) Android
19 17 (14.29%) Android Development
19 17 (14.29%) iOS Development
19 17 (14.29%) Xamarin

.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 (3.36%) IIS
2 3 (2.52%) Apache
2 3 (2.52%) Confluence
3 2 (1.68%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.20%) SaaS
4 3 (2.52%) Office 365
5 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) DSL
1 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.33%) Relational Database
3 21 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.20%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (3.36%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.52%) GIS
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.84%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.84%) OLAP
8 1 (0.84%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.84%) OLTP
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (23.53%) MSTest
2 27 (22.69%) NUnit
3 20 (16.81%) Visual Studio
4 11 (9.24%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.04%) Mercurial
6 6 (5.04%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.36%) JIRA
8 3 (2.52%) MbUnit
8 3 (2.52%) NCrunch
8 3 (2.52%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (2.52%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (2.52%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.52%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.68%) Selenium
9 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.84%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.84%) JUnit
10 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (25.21%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.36%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Law
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (79.83%) Developer
2 63 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 23 (19.33%) C# Developer
4 16 (13.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (9.24%) Architect
5 11 (9.24%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Lead Developer
7 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.72%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.04%) CRM Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Lead Software Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Xamarin Developer
11 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Lead .NET Developer
12 4 (3.36%) Senior Developer
13 3 (2.52%) Agile .NET Developer
13 3 (2.52%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (42.02%) ASP.NET
2 41 (34.45%) .NET Framework
3 29 (24.37%) Entity Framework
4 27 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (20.17%) LINQ
6 17 (14.29%) CSS
6 17 (14.29%) HTML
7 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (10.08%) jQuery
7 12 (10.08%) WPF
8 9 (7.56%) WCF
9 8 (6.72%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.88%) RESTful
11 6 (5.04%) .NET Core
11 6 (5.04%) SOAP
12 5 (4.20%) React
12 5 (4.20%) REST
12 5 (4.20%) XML
13 4 (3.36%) JSON
13 4 (3.36%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.88%) NHS
4 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.29%) Android
1 17 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 17 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (1.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (42.86%) MVC
3 27 (22.69%) Unit Testing
4 26 (21.85%) OOP
5 21 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 20 (16.81%) TDD
7 19 (15.97%) Mentoring
8 18 (15.13%) BDD
9 17 (14.29%) Android Development
9 17 (14.29%) iOS Development
9 17 (14.29%) Scrum
10 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (13.45%) OO
11 15 (12.61%) Coaching
11 15 (12.61%) DevOps
12 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (5.88%) API Development
14 7 (5.88%) Migration
14 7 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (56.30%) C#
2 51 (42.86%) SQL
3 29 (24.37%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.08%) XAML
5 5 (4.20%) Java
6 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.68%) C
7 2 (1.68%) Python
7 2 (1.68%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.68%) VBA
8 1 (0.84%) C++
8 1 (0.84%) Groovy
8 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.84%) Scala
8 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.56%) Degree
3 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.36%) CISSP
4 4 (3.36%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.68%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.68%) MCP
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.68%) SSCP
6 1 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
1 3 (2.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Ansible
1 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 47 (39.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 5 (4.20%) OutSystems
3 5 (4.20%) SAP
4 2 (1.68%) ESRI
4 2 (1.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.84%) Apple
5 1 (0.84%) Micro Focus