Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 53 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 48 28 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.58% 2.58% 4.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.87% 8.78% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 34
South Wales median daily rate £405 £355 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.25% -12.47% +1.25%
10th Percentile £360 £182 £225
90th Percentile £440 £398 £512
Wales median daily rate £400 £352 £405
% change year-on-year +13.56% -13.02% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South Wales median hourly rate - - £68.50
Wales median hourly rate - £19.11 £68.50
% change year-on-year - -72.11% -

.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 373 319 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.82% 29.43% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 258 264
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £303 £214 £281
90th Percentile £550 £525 £462
Wales median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -63.54% +39.23%
10th Percentile £32.50 £16.19 £39.02
90th Percentile £77.50 £20.15 £70.25
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £17.80 £45.25
% change year-on-year +208.95% -60.66% +39.23%

.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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -5 33 £420 +19.23% 5
Newport -1 7 £400 -
Bridgend - 2 - -
.NET Framework
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (77.08%) MVC
3 34 (70.83%) Entity Framework
4 32 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 30 (62.50%) C#
5 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (62.50%) Unit Testing
6 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
7 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (47.92%) SQL
8 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
9 22 (45.83%) NUnit
9 22 (45.83%) MSTest
10 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (35.42%) Coaching
11 17 (35.42%) LINQ
11 17 (35.42%) Scrum
12 16 (33.33%) OOP
12 16 (33.33%) Mentoring
13 15 (31.25%) Relational Database
13 15 (31.25%) RDBMS
13 15 (31.25%) TDD
13 15 (31.25%) jQuery
14 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (27.08%) WCF
16 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
16 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
17 11 (22.92%) Selenium
18 10 (20.83%) HTML

.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 4 (8.33%) CMS
1 4 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.25%) RDBMS
2 15 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MSTest
1 22 (45.83%) NUnit
2 11 (22.92%) Selenium
3 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.58%) SpecFlow
3 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
4 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (10.42%) MbUnit
5 5 (10.42%) Mercurial
5 5 (10.42%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (4.17%) Back Office
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (87.50%) Developer
2 35 (72.92%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.42%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Azure Developer
6 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Azure Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (70.83%) Entity Framework
3 32 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (35.42%) LINQ
7 15 (31.25%) jQuery
8 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (27.08%) WCF
9 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 10 (20.83%) HTML
11 9 (18.75%) CSS
12 6 (12.50%) JSON
12 6 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (12.50%) RESTful
13 5 (10.42%) Gherkin
13 5 (10.42%) SOAP
14 4 (8.33%) React
14 4 (8.33%) REST
14 4 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) MVC
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 17 (35.42%) Coaching
3 17 (35.42%) Scrum
4 16 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 16 (33.33%) OOP
5 15 (31.25%) TDD
6 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.50%) DevOps
8 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.42%) ATDD
9 5 (10.42%) BDD
9 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.42%) Test-First Development
10 4 (8.33%) Microservices
11 2 (4.17%) API Testing
11 2 (4.17%) SDET
11 2 (4.17%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) C#
2 23 (47.92%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) TypeScript
4 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) XPath
7 1 (2.08%) Groovy
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle