The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 23 April 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 ASP.NET
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 2 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.61% 6.28% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 13.45% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 10
Median daily rate £325 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.68% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £460 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +61.81% -21.42%  

ASP.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 93 171 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 28.18% 46.72% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 127 56
Median daily rate £370 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.51% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.28 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing ASP.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 ASP.NET in Cardiff

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in Cardiff

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) MVC
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) jQuery
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (47.06%) MSTest
5 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
5 8 (47.06%) NUnit
6 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
6 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (41.18%) OOP
6 7 (41.18%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
6 7 (41.18%) MSBuild
6 7 (41.18%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
6 7 (41.18%) Coaching
6 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
7 6 (35.29%) C#
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
8 5 (29.41%) Web Development
9 4 (23.53%) Use Case
9 4 (23.53%) CSS

ASP.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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Extranet
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MSTest
1 8 (47.06%) NUnit
2 7 (41.18%) MSBuild
2 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Grunt
3 2 (11.76%) gulp
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) MbUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Senior Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
5 3 (17.65%) ASP Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (52.94%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
4 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
4 7 (41.18%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) Ajax
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 2 (11.76%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) Sass
7 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
8 1 (5.88%) LINQ
8 1 (5.88%) WCF
8 1 (5.88%) WPF
8 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) W3C
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Coaching
3 7 (41.18%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 7 (41.18%) OOP
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Web Development
5 4 (23.53%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (23.53%) Use Case
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.76%) Mobile First
7 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
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