The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework 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 .NET Framework
UK / Wales
Rank 59 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -26 +3  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 7 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.00% 6.99% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.26% 18.32% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 12
Median daily rate £269 £400 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.81% +30.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £474 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.47% -4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.NET Framework 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 Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 215 262 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 30.80% 38.14% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 178 85
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
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%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Wales

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Wales

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Wales

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Wales

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the 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
South Wales -19 6 £200 -50.00% 3
West Wales - 1 £350 - 1
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Wales region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (68.75%) Entity Framework
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (43.75%) Coaching
7 7 (43.75%) Unity DI Container
7 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
7 7 (43.75%) MSBuild
7 7 (43.75%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (43.75%) MSTest
7 7 (43.75%) NUnit
7 7 (43.75%) C#
7 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
7 7 (43.75%) OOP
7 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
8 6 (37.50%) jQuery
9 4 (25.00%) Data Flow Diagram
9 4 (25.00%) Use Case
10 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio

.NET Framework
Top Related 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Jetty
2 1 (6.25%) Mongrel
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Route 53
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) DSL
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) IPsec
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
1 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (43.75%) MSBuild
2 7 (43.75%) MSTest
2 7 (43.75%) NUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Azure Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) CMS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (68.75%) Entity Framework
4 7 (43.75%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) LINQ
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.25%) HTML
7 1 (6.25%) J2EE
7 1 (6.25%) Kafka
7 1 (6.25%) Servlets
7 1 (6.25%) Spring
7 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Coaching
5 7 (43.75%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (43.75%) OOP
6 4 (25.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 4 (25.00%) Use Case
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) OOD
7 1 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) COBOL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Fluentd
1 1 (6.25%) Grafana
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
1 1 (6.25%) Marathon
1 1 (6.25%) Mesos
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Rundeck
1 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Infor
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) VMware