Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 83 34
Rank change year-on-year +31 -49 +23
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 25 7 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.69% 0.62% 5.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.16% 2.50% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 64
South Wales median daily rate £375 £373 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -12.35% +28.79%
10th Percentile £189 £356 £273
90th Percentile £400 £387 £529
Wales median daily rate £375 £370 £425
% change year-on-year +1.35% -12.94% +28.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - £66.00
10th Percentile £21.87 - £63.00
90th Percentile £24.42 - £69.00
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - £60.50

.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 246 280 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.45% 24.80% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 205 379
South Wales median daily rate £384 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.65% +18.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £288 £245
90th Percentile £525 £541 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £431 £360
% change year-on-year -7.25% +19.79% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £60.25
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +31.11%

.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 25 November 2017.

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 25 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 +24 24 £374 -0.33% 1
.NET Framework
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 22 (88.00%) OOP
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) Entity Framework
3 21 (84.00%) Unit Testing
3 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (80.00%) MVC
4 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (80.00%) LINQ
5 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (72.00%) RDBMS
5 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
6 16 (64.00%) NUnit
7 14 (56.00%) MSTest
8 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
8 13 (52.00%) Coaching
9 12 (48.00%) Degree
10 11 (44.00%) jQuery
10 11 (44.00%) C#
11 6 (24.00%) NHS
11 6 (24.00%) Scrum
12 5 (20.00%) WinForms
12 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle
12 5 (20.00%) Windows
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database

.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 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) RDBMS
1 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) NUnit
2 14 (56.00%) MSTest
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (16.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.00%) FxCop
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (8.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) Entity Framework
3 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (80.00%) LINQ
4 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (44.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 5 (20.00%) WCF
6 5 (20.00%) WinForms
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.00%) CSS3
9 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (88.00%) OOP
2 21 (84.00%) Unit Testing
3 20 (80.00%) MVC
4 13 (52.00%) Coaching
4 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Informatics
6 4 (16.00%) MVVM
6 4 (16.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.00%) UML
7 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.00%) SDLC
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Xamarin