Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 41 68
Rank change year-on-year -23 +27 -32
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 32 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.51% 3.76% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.73% 13.48% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 11
South Wales median daily rate £400 £374 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.02% +18.65% -21.25%
10th Percentile £328 £203 £281
90th Percentile £463 £400 £388
Wales median daily rate £400 £374 £308
% change year-on-year +7.02% +21.54% -23.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £23.14 -
Wales median hourly rate - £23.14 -

.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 414 282 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 32.42% 27.89% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 218 211
South Wales median daily rate £410 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £308 £225 £285
90th Percentile £550 £504 £513
Wales median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
South Wales median hourly rate - £18.25 £42.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.45% +211.96%
Wales median hourly rate - £18.25 £42.90
% change year-on-year - -57.45% +88.55%

.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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in South Wales over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 August 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 -35 15 £375 +1.01% 3
Newport -8 8 £400 -
Bridgend - 2 - -
.NET Framework
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) C#
3 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
3 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (62.50%) Scrum
5 19 (59.38%) Entity Framework
6 18 (56.25%) MVC
7 15 (46.88%) TDD
7 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
8 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
9 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
9 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (37.50%) HTML
9 12 (37.50%) jQuery
9 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
10 11 (34.38%) Selenium
10 11 (34.38%) CSS
10 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
11 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
11 10 (31.25%) WCF
11 10 (31.25%) TypeScript
12 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (28.13%) RESTful
12 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (28.13%) JSON
12 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
13 8 (25.00%) SQL
14 7 (21.88%) SOAP

.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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) CMS
2 4 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.88%) SpecFlow
4 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
6 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.25%) MSTest
7 2 (6.25%) NUnit
8 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.13%) MbUnit
8 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
8 1 (3.13%) NCrunch
8 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
8 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Azure Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Developer in Test
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) Entity Framework
3 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
4 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
5 12 (37.50%) HTML
5 12 (37.50%) jQuery
6 11 (34.38%) CSS
7 10 (31.25%) WCF
8 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (28.13%) JSON
8 9 (28.13%) RESTful
9 7 (21.88%) SOAP
10 6 (18.75%) .NET Core
10 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (18.75%) XML
11 5 (15.63%) Aurelia
11 5 (15.63%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (15.63%) React
11 5 (15.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Scrum
3 18 (56.25%) MVC
4 15 (46.88%) TDD
5 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.75%) SDET
7 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) Microservices
9 4 (12.50%) API Testing
9 4 (12.50%) BDD
9 4 (12.50%) DevOps
9 4 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Kanban
9 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management
10 3 (9.38%) Migration
10 3 (9.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) TypeScript
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle