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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
Wales / South Wales
Rank 51 30 37
Rank change year-on-year -21 +7  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 45 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.53% 7.77% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 20.64% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 32 9
Median daily rate £381 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £477 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 152 218 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 26.90% 37.65% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 155 72
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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 -7 3 £381 +8.92% 1
.NET Framework
Wales

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 South Wales region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (66.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (58.33%) Coaching
5 7 (58.33%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (58.33%) MSTest
5 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (58.33%) MSBuild
5 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (58.33%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
5 7 (58.33%) NUnit
5 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (58.33%) OOP
5 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
6 6 (50.00%) jQuery
7 4 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (33.33%) Use Case
8 3 (25.00%) C#
8 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (16.67%) NHS

.NET Framework
Top Related 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Jetty
1 1 (8.33%) Mongrel
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Route 53
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) DSL
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MSBuild
1 7 (58.33%) MSTest
1 7 (58.33%) NUnit
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Travis CI
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) CMS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 7 (58.33%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (50.00%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) Java EE
6 1 (8.33%) Kafka
6 1 (8.33%) Servlets
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
4 7 (58.33%) Coaching
4 7 (58.33%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (58.33%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (33.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Fluentd
1 1 (8.33%) Grafana
1 1 (8.33%) Kibana
1 1 (8.33%) Marathon
1 1 (8.33%) Mesos
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Rundeck
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) VMware