Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 94 46
Rank change year-on-year +31 -48 +22
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 29 10 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.45% 0.71% 4.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.73% 2.48% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 68
Wales median daily rate £375 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -12.94% +28.79%
10th Percentile £190 £285 £279
90th Percentile £400 £410 £530
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - £60.50
10th Percentile £21.87 - £53.55
90th Percentile £24.42 - £67.85
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 375 404 543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.62% 28.84% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 297 429
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £250 £294 £244
90th Percentile £550 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +24.21%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £59.15
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +31 25 £375 +0.67%
West Wales +5 2 - - 1
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (82.76%) MVC
3 24 (82.76%) SQL
3 24 (82.76%) OOP
4 23 (79.31%) ASP.NET
4 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
4 23 (79.31%) Unit Testing
4 23 (79.31%) Entity Framework
5 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (72.41%) LINQ
6 19 (65.52%) RDBMS
6 19 (65.52%) Relational Database
7 18 (62.07%) NUnit
8 15 (51.72%) MSTest
9 14 (48.28%) Mentoring
9 14 (48.28%) Coaching
9 14 (48.28%) C#
10 12 (41.38%) Degree
11 11 (37.93%) jQuery
12 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
12 7 (24.14%) Scrum
13 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
13 6 (20.69%) NHS
13 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (17.24%) WCF
14 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (17.24%) WinForms
14 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
14 5 (17.24%) HTML

.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 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) RDBMS
1 19 (65.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) NUnit
2 15 (51.72%) MSTest
3 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (13.79%) MSBuild
6 2 (6.90%) FxCop
6 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.90%) ReSharper
7 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (79.31%) .NET Developer
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) ASP.NET
2 23 (79.31%) Entity Framework
3 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (72.41%) LINQ
4 11 (37.93%) jQuery
5 5 (17.24%) Code First Entity Framework
5 5 (17.24%) CSS
5 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 5 (17.24%) WCF
5 5 (17.24%) WinForms
6 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.45%) Angular 2
8 1 (3.45%) CSS3
8 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (82.76%) MVC
2 24 (82.76%) OOP
3 23 (79.31%) Unit Testing
4 14 (48.28%) Coaching
4 14 (48.28%) Mentoring
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) OO
7 4 (13.79%) Informatics
7 4 (13.79%) MVVM
7 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.79%) UML
8 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
8 3 (10.34%) Web Development
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.45%) SDLC
10 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Xamarin