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 3 months to 23 June 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 (dotNet)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.03% 11.38% 10.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.80% 36.67% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 28
Median daily rate £373 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.87% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £313 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £498 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% -  

.NET 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 81 90 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.23% 31.03% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 70 84
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing .NET 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 33 (76.74%) C#
2 27 (62.79%) SQL
3 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (58.14%) Unit Testing
5 24 (55.81%) .NET Framework
6 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
6 23 (53.49%) Visual Studio
6 23 (53.49%) Windows
6 23 (53.49%) LINQ
7 22 (51.16%) Entity Framework
8 21 (48.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (48.84%) OOP
9 20 (46.51%) RDBMS
9 20 (46.51%) WCF
9 20 (46.51%) Relational Database
10 17 (39.53%) Oracle
11 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
11 16 (37.21%) PL/SQL
11 16 (37.21%) Oracle9i Database
11 16 (37.21%) WinForms
11 16 (37.21%) MVC
11 16 (37.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (37.21%) Oracle Database
12 15 (34.88%) Code First Entity Framework
12 15 (34.88%) Scrum
12 15 (34.88%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
13 13 (30.23%) Informatics
14 12 (27.91%) jQuery
14 12 (27.91%) JavaScript

.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 3 (6.98%) Apache
1 3 (6.98%) IIS
1 3 (6.98%) Jetty
1 3 (6.98%) Mongrel
1 3 (6.98%) nginx
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.98%) Google App Engine
2 3 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Route 53
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) DHCP
1 3 (6.98%) DNS
1 3 (6.98%) DSL
1 3 (6.98%) FTP
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
1 3 (6.98%) IPsec
1 3 (6.98%) SSL
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) RDBMS
1 20 (46.51%) Relational Database
2 16 (37.21%) Oracle Database
2 16 (37.21%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (37.21%) Oracle9i Database
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) Visual Studio
2 21 (48.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (34.88%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (27.91%) MSBuild
5 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
5 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.98%) Travis CI
7 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.65%) Selenium
8 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.33%) Grunt
8 1 (2.33%) gulp
8 1 (2.33%) MbUnit
8 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.33%) MSTest
8 1 (2.33%) NUnit
8 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 24 (55.81%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (4.65%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (2.33%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET Framework
2 23 (53.49%) LINQ
3 22 (51.16%) Entity Framework
4 20 (46.51%) WCF
5 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
5 16 (37.21%) WinForms
6 15 (34.88%) Code First Entity Framework
7 12 (27.91%) jQuery
8 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
9 9 (20.93%) CSS
9 9 (20.93%) HTML
10 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (18.60%) Web Services
11 7 (16.28%) SOAP
12 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (11.63%) HTML5
13 4 (9.30%) Ajax
13 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (9.30%) CSS3
14 3 (6.98%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) NHS
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) Unit Testing
3 21 (48.84%) OOP
4 16 (37.21%) MVC
5 15 (34.88%) Scrum
6 13 (30.23%) Informatics
6 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
7 12 (27.91%) UML
8 8 (18.60%) MVVM
9 7 (16.28%) DevOps
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.30%) Web Development
11 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.98%) Open Source
12 2 (4.65%) BDD
12 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.65%) Microservices
12 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.65%) TDD
13 1 (2.33%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) C#
2 27 (62.79%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) PL/SQL
4 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.33%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Ansible
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) Marathon
2 3 (6.98%) Mesos
2 3 (6.98%) Rundeck
2 3 (6.98%) Terraform
3 1 (2.33%) Fluentd
3 1 (2.33%) Grafana
3 1 (2.33%) Kibana
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Google
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
4 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
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