Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 39 70
Rank change year-on-year +2 +31 -44
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 90 55 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.22% 4.45% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 4.59% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 43 26
Wales median daily rate £375 £325 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -17.46% +12.50%
10th Percentile £285 £188 £288
90th Percentile £488 £393 £519
UK median daily rate £425 £395 £368
% change year-on-year +7.59% +7.48% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% - -
UK median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.56% +12.50% -

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 1,675 1,198 1,360
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 96.93% 97.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,139 798 925
Wales median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £155 £200
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 69 91
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £37.50 £48.66 £62.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

.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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +10 84 £375 +7.14% 16
North Wales +1 2 £350 +40.00% 3
West Wales -6 1 - - 5
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, .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 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (67.78%) C#
3 52 (57.78%) MVC
4 51 (56.67%) ASP.NET
5 46 (51.11%) .NET Framework
6 39 (43.33%) SQL
7 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (30.00%) Entity Framework
10 26 (28.89%) JavaScript
11 25 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (25.56%) OO
13 22 (24.44%) OOP
13 22 (24.44%) MSTest
13 22 (24.44%) Unit Testing
14 21 (23.33%) CSS
14 21 (23.33%) HTML
14 21 (23.33%) NUnit
14 21 (23.33%) Finance
15 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
16 18 (20.00%) Visual Studio
17 17 (18.89%) Scrum
17 17 (18.89%) LINQ
17 17 (18.89%) Relational Database
18 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (17.78%) TDD
18 16 (17.78%) RDBMS
19 14 (15.56%) Windows
19 14 (15.56%) jQuery
19 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API

.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 (3.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.89%) Relational Database
3 16 (17.78%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) Redis
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (24.44%) MSTest
2 21 (23.33%) NUnit
3 18 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.33%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.33%) NCrunch
6 3 (3.33%) ReSharper
6 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.22%) MbUnit
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.44%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (56.67%) ASP.NET
3 46 (51.11%) .NET Framework
4 27 (30.00%) Entity Framework
5 25 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (23.33%) CSS
6 21 (23.33%) HTML
7 17 (18.89%) LINQ
8 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (15.56%) jQuery
9 10 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 9 (10.00%) WPF
11 7 (7.78%) React
11 7 (7.78%) REST
12 6 (6.67%) Ajax
12 6 (6.67%) SOAP
13 5 (5.56%) .NET Core
13 5 (5.56%) WCF
13 5 (5.56%) Web Services
14 3 (3.33%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Android
2 13 (14.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.78%) MVC
2 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.56%) OO
4 22 (24.44%) OOP
4 22 (24.44%) Unit Testing
5 17 (18.89%) Scrum
6 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (17.78%) TDD
7 12 (13.33%) Android Development
7 12 (13.33%) iOS Development
7 12 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 11 (12.22%) BDD
8 11 (12.22%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.89%) Coaching
9 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.67%) SDLC
11 5 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (5.56%) OpenUP
11 5 (5.56%) UML
12 4 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.78%) C#
2 39 (43.33%) SQL
3 26 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.89%) XAML
5 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.22%) C
7 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 35 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle