Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 20 July 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 (dotNet)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +14
Contract jobs citing .NET 76 153 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.99% 14.94% 15.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.85% 46.36% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 124 133
South Wales median daily rate £366 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.48% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £247 £289 £270
90th Percentile £459 £513 £449
Wales median daily rate £361 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -6.77% +10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £45.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.86% +39.23% +7.44%
10th Percentile £21.87 £39.02 £31.25
90th Percentile £24.42 £70.25 £33.75
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £45.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year -48.86% +3.43% +44.63%

.NET 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 294 330 363
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 27.05% 32.23% 33.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 241 273
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.63% -2.07%
10th Percentile £240 £285 £245
90th Percentile £525 £513 £450
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
South Wales median hourly rate £18.25 £45.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.67% +118.07% -31.40%
10th Percentile £16.19 £39.02 £11.23
90th Percentile £23.39 £70.25 £31.28
Wales median hourly rate £18.25 £45.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -59.67% +39.23% +7.44%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in South Wales

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in South Wales

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in South Wales

.NET
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 in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in South Wales

.NET
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 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 20 July 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 -2 52 £370 -7.50% 5
Newport -22 6 £400 +8.11% 1
Bridgend -2 2 £306 -18.33%
.NET
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 54 (71.05%) C#
2 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (51.32%) Microsoft
4 38 (50.00%) SQL
5 35 (46.05%) ASP.NET
5 35 (46.05%) Unit Testing
6 34 (44.74%) .NET Framework
7 32 (42.11%) MVC
8 30 (39.47%) Entity Framework
9 28 (36.84%) LINQ
9 28 (36.84%) OOP
10 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
10 26 (34.21%) RDBMS
10 26 (34.21%) WCF
10 26 (34.21%) Relational Database
11 25 (32.89%) Visual Studio
12 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
12 24 (31.58%) Windows
13 22 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (26.32%) AngularJS
15 19 (25.00%) HTML
16 18 (23.68%) Oracle
16 18 (23.68%) CSS
16 18 (23.68%) Scrum
16 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (23.68%) jQuery
17 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
17 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database
17 16 (21.05%) WinForms

.NET
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 7 (9.21%) CMS
2 4 (5.26%) IIS
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (3.95%) Jetty
3 3 (3.95%) Mongrel
3 3 (3.95%) nginx
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.95%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.95%) Google App Engine
3 3 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.32%) Route 53
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) DHCP
1 3 (3.95%) DNS
1 3 (3.95%) DSL
1 3 (3.95%) FTP
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
1 3 (3.95%) IPsec
1 3 (3.95%) SSL
1 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.21%) RDBMS
1 26 (34.21%) Relational Database
1 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Visual Studio
2 22 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (19.74%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (15.79%) MSBuild
5 9 (11.84%) NUnit
6 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.21%) MSTest
8 3 (3.95%) Selenium
8 3 (3.95%) Travis CI
9 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.32%) FxCop
10 1 (1.32%) Grunt
10 1 (1.32%) MbUnit
10 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Back Office
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (81.58%) Developer
2 44 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (6.58%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.95%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.05%) ASP.NET
2 34 (44.74%) .NET Framework
3 30 (39.47%) Entity Framework
4 28 (36.84%) LINQ
5 26 (34.21%) WCF
6 20 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 19 (25.00%) HTML
8 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (23.68%) CSS
8 18 (23.68%) jQuery
9 16 (21.05%) WinForms
10 15 (19.74%) Code First Entity Framework
11 11 (14.47%) HTML5
11 11 (14.47%) Web Services
12 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (11.84%) CSS3
14 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (10.53%) SOAP
15 6 (7.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) NHS
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.63%) iSeries
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Fintech
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.05%) Unit Testing
3 32 (42.11%) MVC
4 28 (36.84%) OOP
5 18 (23.68%) Scrum
6 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 13 (17.11%) Informatics
8 12 (15.79%) UML
9 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.53%) MVVM
11 7 (9.21%) Coaching
11 7 (9.21%) DevOps
11 7 (9.21%) Web Development
12 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (5.26%) Mobile First
13 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
14 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
14 3 (3.95%) Migration
14 3 (3.95%) Open Source
14 3 (3.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) C#
2 38 (50.00%) SQL
3 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.05%) PL/SQL
5 9 (11.84%) Java
6 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.26%) Scala
7 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.63%) VB
8 2 (2.63%) VB6
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Ansible
1 4 (5.26%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Marathon
2 3 (3.95%) Mesos
2 3 (3.95%) Rundeck
2 3 (3.95%) Terraform
3 1 (1.32%) Fluentd
3 1 (1.32%) Grafana
3 1 (1.32%) Kibana
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 39 (51.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) Google
4 3 (3.95%) HP
4 3 (3.95%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.95%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Blue Prism
5 2 (2.63%) Nintex
5 2 (2.63%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
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