The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ASP.NET
Wales / South Wales
Rank 46 36 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 9 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.62% 5.98% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 15.98% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 15
Median daily rate £350 £373 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +19.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £323 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £329
% change year-on-year +3.70% +2.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.92% -7.14%  

ASP.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 153 219 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 27.47% 37.44% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 156 66
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing ASP.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in South Wales

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in South Wales

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in South Wales over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in South Wales

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in South Wales

ASP.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 ASP.NET within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 March 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 +2 6 £275 -34.52% 6
ASP.NET
Wales

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) MVC
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (60.00%) C#
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) SQL
6 11 (44.00%) jQuery
6 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (32.00%) NUnit
8 8 (32.00%) Scrum
8 8 (32.00%) Web Development
8 8 (32.00%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (32.00%) MSTest
8 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (28.00%) Coaching
9 7 (28.00%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (28.00%) MSBuild
9 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
9 7 (28.00%) WCF
9 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
9 7 (28.00%) OOP
9 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
10 6 (24.00%) HTML

ASP.NET
Top Related 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) GeoServer
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Extranet
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (8.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MSTest
1 8 (32.00%) NUnit
2 7 (28.00%) MSBuild
2 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) Grunt
4 2 (8.00%) gulp
4 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) MbUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ASP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Developer
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (44.00%) jQuery
4 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
5 7 (28.00%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (28.00%) WCF
6 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (24.00%) CSS
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (16.00%) HTML5
9 3 (12.00%) Ajax
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (12.00%) Sass
10 2 (8.00%) CSS3
10 2 (8.00%) REST
10 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (8.00%) Web Services
11 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) MVC
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) Web Development
5 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (28.00%) Coaching
5 7 (28.00%) OOP
6 4 (16.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 4 (16.00%) Use Case
7 3 (12.00%) CRM
7 3 (12.00%) Mobile First
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.00%) VMware