Period
to 19 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

.NET Developer
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 33 69
Rank change year-on-year -24 +36 -28
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 51 82 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.19% 5.42% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 5.69% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 24
Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £333 £314 £180
90th Percentile £526 £440 £425
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +17.02% +62.07% -26.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,538 1,440 1,289
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 95.18% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,084 978 911
Wales median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £181
90th Percentile £625 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 75 96
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -22.88% +3.84%
10th Percentile £9.95 £10.16 £11.17
90th Percentile £43.75 £49.90 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.13% -3.06%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Wales

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Wales

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Wales

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Wales

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. 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
South Wales -20 50 £425 +13.33% 19
West Wales - 1 £250 - 7
.NET Developer
UK

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (68.63%) C#
3 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET
4 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
4 26 (50.98%) .NET Framework
5 25 (49.02%) MVC
6 22 (43.14%) SQL
7 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (37.25%) CSS
9 17 (33.33%) HTML
9 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 15 (29.41%) jQuery
11 14 (27.45%) Windows
12 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (21.57%) UML
13 11 (21.57%) OO
13 11 (21.57%) Ajax
14 10 (19.61%) OOA/OOD
14 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
14 10 (19.61%) Entity Framework
14 10 (19.61%) Customer Requirements
14 10 (19.61%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
15 9 (17.65%) LINQ
15 9 (17.65%) Scrum
16 8 (15.69%) OOP
16 8 (15.69%) SOAP

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) NuGet
3 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.92%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.96%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) Redis
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.76%) MSTest
3 6 (11.76%) NUnit
3 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) gulp
5 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET
3 26 (50.98%) .NET Framework
4 19 (37.25%) CSS
5 17 (33.33%) HTML
6 15 (29.41%) jQuery
7 11 (21.57%) Ajax
8 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (19.61%) Entity Framework
9 9 (17.65%) LINQ
10 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (15.69%) REST
10 8 (15.69%) SOAP
11 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 6 (11.76%) Web Services
12 3 (5.88%) .NET Core
12 3 (5.88%) React
13 2 (3.92%) NHibernate
13 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) MVC
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 11 (21.57%) OO
4 11 (21.57%) UML
5 10 (19.61%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (19.61%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (17.65%) Scrum
6 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 8 (15.69%) OOP
8 7 (13.73%) Migration
9 6 (11.76%) Microservices
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.80%) DevOps
11 4 (7.84%) Case Management
11 4 (7.84%) CRM
11 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.84%) TDD
12 3 (5.88%) Coaching
12 3 (5.88%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) C#
2 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
3 22 (43.14%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.92%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Twitter
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle