Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 44 83
Rank change year-on-year -7 +39 -43
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 47 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.35% 3.95% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.71% 14.44% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 2
South Wales median daily rate £400 £373 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% - -12.35%
10th Percentile £283 £213 £356
90th Percentile £496 £400 £387
Wales median daily rate £400 £374 £370
% change year-on-year +7.02% +1.01% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% - -
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 -
% change year-on-year +51.25% - -

.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 484 270 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 34.50% 27.36% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 201 210
South Wales median daily rate £415 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -11.76% +16.44%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £281
90th Percentile £575 £488 £538
Wales median daily rate £425 £395 £438
% change year-on-year +7.59% -9.71% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
South Wales median hourly rate £24.00 £23.14 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.69% +7.63% +34.38%
Wales median hourly rate £24.50 £23.14 £21.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.63% -27.12%

.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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -25 33 £400 +7.74% 6
Newport - 10 £413 -
Caerphilly - 1 - -
.NET Framework
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (65.96%) C#
3 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
3 29 (61.70%) MVC
4 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
5 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (53.19%) Entity Framework
7 23 (48.94%) SQL
8 20 (42.55%) Unit Testing
9 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (38.30%) MSTest
10 18 (38.30%) NUnit
11 16 (34.04%) Windows
12 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
12 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
12 15 (31.91%) Visual Studio
13 14 (29.79%) OOP
13 14 (29.79%) TDD
13 14 (29.79%) LINQ
13 14 (29.79%) Relational Database
14 13 (27.66%) Mentoring
14 13 (27.66%) Xamarin
14 13 (27.66%) Android Development
14 13 (27.66%) iOS Development
14 13 (27.66%) Android
14 13 (27.66%) Apple iOS
14 13 (27.66%) Scrum
14 13 (27.66%) RDBMS
14 13 (27.66%) HTML
14 13 (27.66%) CSS

.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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DSL
1 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) Relational Database
3 13 (27.66%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.13%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
8 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) MSTest
1 18 (38.30%) NUnit
2 15 (31.91%) Visual Studio
3 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.77%) Selenium
4 6 (12.77%) SpecFlow
5 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (6.38%) MbUnit
6 3 (6.38%) Mercurial
6 3 (6.38%) NCrunch
6 3 (6.38%) ReSharper
6 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 32 (68.09%) .NET Developer
3 14 (29.79%) C# Developer
4 13 (27.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Lead Developer
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Developer
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Xamarin Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Developer in Test
9 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
3 25 (53.19%) Entity Framework
4 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (29.79%) LINQ
6 13 (27.66%) CSS
6 13 (27.66%) HTML
7 12 (25.53%) WPF
8 11 (23.40%) jQuery
9 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
11 7 (14.89%) Ajax
12 5 (10.64%) WCF
13 4 (8.51%) HTML5
13 4 (8.51%) React
14 3 (6.38%) .NET Core
14 3 (6.38%) Castle Windsor
14 3 (6.38%) Razor View Engine
14 3 (6.38%) RESTful
14 3 (6.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) NHS
4 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Android
2 13 (27.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) MVC
2 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) Unit Testing
4 14 (29.79%) OOP
4 14 (29.79%) TDD
5 13 (27.66%) Android Development
5 13 (27.66%) iOS Development
5 13 (27.66%) Mentoring
5 13 (27.66%) Scrum
6 11 (23.40%) Coaching
7 10 (21.28%) OO
8 9 (19.15%) BDD
8 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
11 4 (8.51%) SDET
11 4 (8.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) C#
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.40%) XAML
5 4 (8.51%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.13%) Groovy
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.13%) Apple