Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 63 22
Rank change year-on-year +29 -41 +39
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 43 28 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.58% 2.48% 9.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 2.54% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 99
South Wales median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.86% +12.00%
10th Percentile £186 £289 £267
90th Percentile £400 £524 £516
Wales median daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - £47.75
10th Percentile £21.87 - £32.18
90th Percentile £24.42 - £65.13
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - £34.75

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 909 1103 1251
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 97.70% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 756 943
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £167 £196 £213
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 70 54
South Wales median hourly rate £16.50 £15.38 £15.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.72% +17.07%
10th Percentile £11.12 £10.43 £9.58
90th Percentile £45.78 £70.75 £28.68
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +15.02% -5.36% -

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +19 38 £350 -26.32% 4
.NET Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (69.77%) MVC
3 26 (60.47%) C#
4 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (51.16%) SQL
5 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
6 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
7 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
7 20 (46.51%) .NET Framework
8 19 (44.19%) OOP
8 19 (44.19%) Entity Framework
9 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (39.53%) Unit Testing
9 17 (39.53%) LINQ
10 16 (37.21%) RDBMS
10 16 (37.21%) Relational Database
11 14 (32.56%) jQuery
11 14 (32.56%) NUnit
12 12 (27.91%) MSTest
12 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
12 12 (27.91%) Coaching
13 11 (25.58%) Degree
13 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
14 9 (20.93%) HTML
15 8 (18.60%) CSS
15 8 (18.60%) NHS
16 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 6 (13.95%) HTML5
17 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (13.95%) Test Automation

.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 (4.65%) CMS
1 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.65%) IIS
1 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (37.21%) RDBMS
2 16 (37.21%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) NUnit
2 12 (27.91%) MSTest
3 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (6.98%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.65%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) .NET Framework
4 19 (44.19%) Entity Framework
5 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (39.53%) LINQ
6 14 (32.56%) jQuery
7 9 (20.93%) HTML
8 8 (18.60%) CSS
9 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (13.95%) HTML5
11 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
11 5 (11.63%) CSS3
12 4 (9.30%) Code First Entity Framework
12 4 (9.30%) React
12 4 (9.30%) WCF
12 4 (9.30%) WinForms
13 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (6.98%) REST
13 3 (6.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) MVC
2 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) OOP
4 17 (39.53%) Unit Testing
5 12 (27.91%) Coaching
5 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) Informatics
8 4 (9.30%) OO
9 3 (6.98%) MVVM
9 3 (6.98%) SDLC
9 3 (6.98%) TDD
9 3 (6.98%) UML
10 2 (4.65%) API Design
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.65%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (4.65%) Functional Testing
11 1 (2.33%) BDD
11 1 (2.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) RedGate
4 1 (2.33%) Xamarin