Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 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 Framework
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 78 30
Rank change year-on-year +29 -48 +25
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 38 10 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.18% 0.89% 7.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.80% 3.27% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 82
South Wales median daily rate £420 £185 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +126.72% -56.41% +27.34%
10th Percentile £359 £173 £263
90th Percentile £440 £271 £526
Wales median daily rate £415 £196 £425
% change year-on-year +111.46% -53.82% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate - - £66.00
Wales median hourly rate - £19.11 £66.00
% change year-on-year - -71.05% -

.NET Framework 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 South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 322 306 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.97% 27.27% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 235 358
South Wales median daily rate £400 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79% +3.57%
10th Percentile £286 £200 £266
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
Wales median daily rate £420 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -1.18% +17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £21.50 £40.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.81% -47.26% +25.42%
10th Percentile £32.50 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £21.50 £69.25
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £20.30 £34.75
% change year-on-year +170.90% -41.58% +6.92%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in South Wales

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in South Wales

.NET Framework
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 Framework in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in South Wales

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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 +17 33 £420 +126.72% 3
Newport - 4 £425 -
.NET Framework
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 South Wales region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (84.21%) MVC
3 31 (81.58%) ASP.NET
4 27 (71.05%) SQL
4 27 (71.05%) NUnit
4 27 (71.05%) Unit Testing
4 27 (71.05%) Entity Framework
5 26 (68.42%) MSTest
6 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
8 22 (57.89%) OOP
8 22 (57.89%) LINQ
9 20 (52.63%) C#
9 20 (52.63%) Mentoring
10 19 (50.00%) Coaching
10 19 (50.00%) Relational Database
10 19 (50.00%) RDBMS
11 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
12 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (31.58%) jQuery
13 12 (31.58%) Degree
14 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
15 6 (15.79%) TDD
15 6 (15.79%) Scrum
15 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
16 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
16 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow

.NET Framework
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 19 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (71.05%) NUnit
2 26 (68.42%) MSTest
3 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.16%) MbUnit
4 5 (13.16%) Mercurial
4 5 (13.16%) Selenium
4 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
4 5 (13.16%) TeamCity
4 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (7.89%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (86.84%) .NET Developer
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Developer
4 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Azure Developer
6 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Agile Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) DevOps Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (81.58%) ASP.NET
3 27 (71.05%) Entity Framework
4 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (57.89%) LINQ
6 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (31.58%) jQuery
8 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
9 5 (13.16%) CSS
9 5 (13.16%) Gherkin
9 5 (13.16%) HTML
9 5 (13.16%) WCF
10 4 (10.53%) CSS3
10 4 (10.53%) HTML5
11 3 (7.89%) Angular 2
12 2 (5.26%) XSL
12 2 (5.26%) XSLT
13 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) MVC
2 27 (71.05%) Unit Testing
3 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (57.89%) OOP
5 20 (52.63%) Mentoring
6 19 (50.00%) Coaching
7 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 6 (15.79%) TDD
7 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.16%) ATDD
8 5 (13.16%) BDD
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.16%) OO
8 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.16%) Test-First Development
9 2 (5.26%) DevOps
9 2 (5.26%) Web Development
10 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.63%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) C#
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) XPath
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft