Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £364 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 75 25
Rank change year-on-year +43 -50 +30
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 69 31 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.40% 2.18% 7.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.64% 2.24% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 95
Wales median daily rate £364 £316 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.02% -9.64% +14.75%
10th Percentile £259 £180 £263
90th Percentile £429 £434 £526
UK median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +22.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 1,224 1,384 1,387
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 97.12% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 954 1,002
Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £180 £181 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 92 78
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.65 £59.75 £47.09
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

.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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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
South Wales +33 56 £375 +22.45% 13
West Wales +9 6 £281 -2.17% 7
North Wales 0 1 £250 -28.06% 4
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (76.81%) MVC
3 48 (69.57%) C#
4 44 (63.77%) ASP.NET
5 37 (53.62%) SQL Server
6 35 (50.72%) SQL
6 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (43.48%) .NET Framework
8 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
10 24 (34.78%) NUnit
10 24 (34.78%) Unit Testing
11 22 (31.88%) MSTest
11 22 (31.88%) Entity Framework
11 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
12 19 (27.54%) HTML
12 19 (27.54%) CSS
13 18 (26.09%) OOP
14 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
14 17 (24.64%) LINQ
15 15 (21.74%) jQuery
15 15 (21.74%) Coaching
15 15 (21.74%) Relational Database
15 15 (21.74%) RDBMS
16 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
17 12 (17.39%) TDD
18 10 (14.49%) Scrum
18 10 (14.49%) Degree

.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 4 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (53.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.74%) RDBMS
2 15 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.35%) Couchbase
7 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.90%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) NUnit
2 22 (31.88%) MSTest
3 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.70%) MbUnit
5 6 (8.70%) Mercurial
5 6 (8.70%) Selenium
5 6 (8.70%) SpecFlow
5 6 (8.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Back Office
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (63.77%) ASP.NET
3 30 (43.48%) .NET Framework
4 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (31.88%) Entity Framework
7 19 (27.54%) CSS
7 19 (27.54%) HTML
8 17 (24.64%) LINQ
9 15 (21.74%) jQuery
10 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
10 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (13.04%) CSS3
11 9 (13.04%) HTML5
11 9 (13.04%) WCF
12 7 (10.14%) NHibernate
12 7 (10.14%) REST
13 6 (8.70%) Gherkin
13 6 (8.70%) Web Services
14 5 (7.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.25%) NHS
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (76.81%) MVC
2 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) Unit Testing
4 18 (26.09%) OOP
5 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
6 15 (21.74%) Coaching
7 12 (17.39%) TDD
8 10 (14.49%) Scrum
9 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
10 8 (11.59%) BDD
10 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.14%) OO
12 6 (8.70%) ATDD
12 6 (8.70%) Test-First Development
13 5 (7.25%) SDLC
13 5 (7.25%) Web Development
14 4 (5.80%) DevOps
14 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
15 2 (2.90%) Requirements Analysis
15 2 (2.90%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 48 (69.57%) C#
2 35 (50.72%) SQL
3 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.35%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.90%) XPath
7 1 (1.45%) Groovy
7 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) HL7
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.45%) Google
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) RedGate