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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 53 24
Rank change year-on-year +22 -29  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 24 2 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.52% 0.42% 7.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 1.61% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 43
Median daily rate £375 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £381 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £534 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +46.01% -33.52%  

.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 138 124 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.99% 26.22% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 321 831
Median daily rate £370 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +19 21 £375 - 3
Newport - 1 - -
.NET Framework
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (96.30%) C#
3 24 (88.89%) Entity Framework
4 22 (81.48%) Unit Testing
4 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (77.78%) SQL
5 21 (77.78%) Visual Studio
5 21 (77.78%) OOP
5 21 (77.78%) LINQ
5 21 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (74.07%) Relational Database
6 20 (74.07%) Windows
6 20 (74.07%) RDBMS
7 19 (70.37%) WCF
8 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
8 17 (62.96%) Oracle
9 16 (59.26%) Oracle9i Database
9 16 (59.26%) PL/SQL
9 16 (59.26%) WinForms
9 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database
10 15 (55.56%) Code First Entity Framework
10 15 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (51.85%) Scrum
12 13 (48.15%) Informatics
13 12 (44.44%) MSBuild
13 12 (44.44%) MVC
13 12 (44.44%) UML
14 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
15 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET

.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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Jetty
1 1 (3.70%) Mongrel
1 1 (3.70%) nginx
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Route 53
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) DSL
1 1 (3.70%) FTP
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) IPsec
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) RDBMS
1 20 (74.07%) Relational Database
2 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database
2 16 (59.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (59.26%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 15 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (44.44%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.70%) Back Office
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 20 (74.07%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 2 (7.41%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (88.89%) Entity Framework
3 21 (77.78%) LINQ
4 19 (70.37%) WCF
5 16 (59.26%) WinForms
6 15 (55.56%) Code First Entity Framework
7 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.93%) jQuery
9 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (22.22%) SOAP
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (3.70%) CSS
12 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
12 1 (3.70%) Kafka
12 1 (3.70%) Servlets
12 1 (3.70%) Spring
12 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (81.48%) Unit Testing
2 21 (77.78%) OOP
3 14 (51.85%) Scrum
4 13 (48.15%) Informatics
5 12 (44.44%) MVC
5 12 (44.44%) UML
6 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
7 8 (29.63%) MVVM
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) SDLC
9 1 (3.70%) Coaching
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.70%) DevOps
9 1 (3.70%) Health Informatics
9 1 (3.70%) OO
9 1 (3.70%) Open Source
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 16 (59.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Fluentd
1 1 (3.70%) Grafana
1 1 (3.70%) Kibana
1 1 (3.70%) Marathon
1 1 (3.70%) Mesos
1 1 (3.70%) Prometheus
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Rundeck
1 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
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