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 23 June 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 57 27
Rank change year-on-year +23 -30  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 26 2 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.21% 0.35% 6.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.77% 1.39% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 54
Median daily rate £375 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £393 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.72% -14.11%  

.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 155 144 300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.12% 25.53% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 109 216
Median daily rate £370 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.51% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -24.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.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 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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 +21 24 £375 -18.91% 2
North Wales - 1 - - 1
West Wales - 1 - - 5
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) C#
3 26 (86.67%) Entity Framework
4 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (73.33%) SQL
5 22 (73.33%) LINQ
5 22 (73.33%) Unit Testing
5 22 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (70.00%) Visual Studio
6 21 (70.00%) OOP
7 20 (66.67%) Windows
7 20 (66.67%) RDBMS
7 20 (66.67%) Relational Database
8 19 (63.33%) WCF
8 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
9 17 (56.67%) Oracle
10 16 (53.33%) Oracle9i Database
10 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
10 16 (53.33%) WinForms
10 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
11 15 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
11 15 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (46.67%) MVC
12 14 (46.67%) Scrum
13 13 (43.33%) Informatics
14 12 (40.00%) MSBuild
14 12 (40.00%) UML
15 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
15 11 (36.67%) Test Automation

.NET Framework
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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Jetty
1 1 (3.33%) Mongrel
1 1 (3.33%) nginx
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.33%) Route 53
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) DSL
1 1 (3.33%) FTP
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) IPsec
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 20 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 15 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (40.00%) MSBuild
5 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
6 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 22 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Software Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 2 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Azure Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (86.67%) Entity Framework
3 22 (73.33%) LINQ
4 19 (63.33%) WCF
5 16 (53.33%) WinForms
6 15 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
7 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
8 7 (23.33%) jQuery
8 7 (23.33%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (20.00%) SOAP
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (6.67%) CSS
12 2 (6.67%) HTML
13 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
13 1 (3.33%) J2EE
13 1 (3.33%) Servlets
13 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Unit Testing
3 21 (70.00%) OOP
4 14 (46.67%) MVC
4 14 (46.67%) Scrum
5 13 (43.33%) Informatics
6 12 (40.00%) UML
7 11 (36.67%) Test Automation
8 8 (26.67%) MVVM
9 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) SDLC
10 1 (3.33%) Coaching
10 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.33%) DevOps
10 1 (3.33%) Health Informatics
10 1 (3.33%) High Availability
10 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
10 1 (3.33%) Open Source
10 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Fluentd
1 1 (3.33%) Grafana
1 1 (3.33%) Kibana
1 1 (3.33%) Marathon
1 1 (3.33%) Mesos
1 1 (3.33%) Prometheus
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Rundeck
1 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
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