The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 29 24
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 13 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.93% 7.50% 6.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 7.66% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 38 42
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £68.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.17% +13.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 647 640 745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.28% 98.01% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 418 443
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 49 42
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £17.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
South Wales -17 10 £363 -3.33% 9
West Wales -13 2 - - 3
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, .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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
3 19 (70.37%) C#
4 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
6 15 (55.56%) MVC
7 13 (48.15%) Scrum
7 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
7 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (40.74%) SQL
8 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
9 10 (37.04%) WCF
10 9 (33.33%) NUnit
10 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
11 8 (29.63%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (29.63%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (29.63%) jQuery
12 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
12 7 (25.93%) Web Development
12 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
12 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
13 6 (22.22%) MSTest
13 6 (22.22%) NHibernate
13 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
14 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
14 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (18.52%) OOP
14 5 (18.52%) Finance
14 5 (18.52%) RDBMS

.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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Extranet
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) NUnit
2 6 (22.22%) MSTest
3 5 (18.52%) MSBuild
3 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) MbUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (37.04%) WCF
5 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (29.63%) jQuery
6 8 (29.63%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
8 6 (22.22%) NHibernate
9 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
9 5 (18.52%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (14.81%) CSS
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
11 3 (11.11%) REST
11 3 (11.11%) Sass
12 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (3.70%) CSS3
12 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
12 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (7.41%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) MVC
3 13 (48.15%) Scrum
4 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 8 (29.63%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Web Development
7 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) Coaching
8 5 (18.52%) OOP
8 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (11.11%) API Design
10 3 (11.11%) Data Flow Diagram
10 3 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (11.11%) Mobile First
10 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (11.11%) Use Case
11 2 (7.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
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