The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

.NET Developer
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 33 28
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 7 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.24% 7.22% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 7.30% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 16
Median daily rate £350 £393 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.82% +27.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £299 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £483 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £68.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 546 548 431
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.98% 98.92% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 368 297
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 36 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in South Wales

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in South Wales

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in South Wales

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in South Wales

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 4 £350 -14.63% 7
.NET Developer
Wales

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (56.00%) MVC
4 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (44.00%) Scrum
7 10 (40.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (36.00%) NUnit
9 8 (32.00%) jQuery
9 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (28.00%) WCF
11 6 (24.00%) TDD
11 6 (24.00%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (24.00%) MSTest
11 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
12 5 (20.00%) Coaching
12 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 5 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (20.00%) MSBuild
12 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
12 5 (20.00%) Web Development

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Extranet
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) NUnit
2 6 (24.00%) MSTest
3 5 (20.00%) MSBuild
3 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) MbUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (32.00%) jQuery
4 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (28.00%) WCF
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) NHibernate
8 3 (12.00%) REST
9 2 (8.00%) Ajax
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (8.00%) CSS3
9 2 (8.00%) HTML5
10 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) MVC
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Coaching
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) OOP
6 5 (20.00%) Web Development
7 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.00%) API Design
8 3 (12.00%) Data Flow Diagram
8 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (12.00%) Use Case
9 2 (8.00%) DevOps
9 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
South Wales
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