The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET 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 (dotNet)
UK / Wales
Rank 36 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -28 +3  
Contract jobs citing .NET 30 116 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.30% 16.89% 10.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.95% 44.27% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 80 38
Median daily rate £350 £380 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +24.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £47.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

.NET 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
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing .NET 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 in Wales

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Wales

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Wales

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Wales

.NET
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 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 -24 24 £363 -6.14% 27
West Wales -16 4 £300 +23.07% 5
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 41 (65.08%) C#
2 33 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 30 (47.62%) MVC
4 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 22 (34.92%) SQL
6 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
7 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
8 19 (30.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (28.57%) Scrum
10 16 (25.40%) .NET Framework
11 15 (23.81%) jQuery
12 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
12 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
13 12 (19.05%) NUnit
14 11 (17.46%) WCF
14 11 (17.46%) Web Development
14 11 (17.46%) HTML
14 11 (17.46%) CSS
14 11 (17.46%) Entity Framework
15 10 (15.87%) Inversion of Control
15 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
15 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (14.29%) Finance
16 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis
17 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
17 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (12.70%) MSTest

.NET
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 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) Jetty
3 3 (4.76%) Mongrel
3 3 (4.76%) nginx
3 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.17%) GeoServer
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.76%) Google App Engine
4 3 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.59%) Route 53
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) DSL
1 4 (6.35%) HTTP
1 4 (6.35%) SSL
1 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.76%) DHCP
2 3 (4.76%) DNS
2 3 (4.76%) FTP
2 3 (4.76%) IPsec
3 2 (3.17%) Extranet
3 2 (3.17%) Intranet
4 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.17%) GIS
5 2 (3.17%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) NUnit
2 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.70%) MSTest
3 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.11%) MSBuild
4 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.76%) Selenium
6 3 (4.76%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.17%) Grunt
7 2 (3.17%) gulp
7 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.59%) MbUnit
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (74.60%) Developer
2 32 (50.79%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Sitecore Developer
8 3 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) ASP.NET
2 19 (30.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (25.40%) .NET Framework
4 15 (23.81%) jQuery
5 11 (17.46%) CSS
5 11 (17.46%) Entity Framework
5 11 (17.46%) HTML
5 11 (17.46%) WCF
6 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.11%) NHibernate
9 7 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (9.52%) REST
11 5 (7.94%) Ajax
11 5 (7.94%) Sass
11 5 (7.94%) SOAP
11 5 (7.94%) XML
12 4 (6.35%) J2EE
12 4 (6.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.76%) NHS
2 2 (3.17%) iSeries
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
2 2 (3.17%) W3C
3 1 (1.59%) Fintech
3 1 (1.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Android
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) MVC
2 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Scrum
4 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
4 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
5 11 (17.46%) Web Development
6 10 (15.87%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis
8 8 (12.70%) DevOps
9 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 7 (11.11%) Coaching
9 7 (11.11%) OOP
9 7 (11.11%) TDD
10 6 (9.52%) Test Strategy
11 5 (7.94%) Mobile First
12 4 (6.35%) API Design
12 4 (6.35%) Data Flow Diagram
12 4 (6.35%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (6.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (65.08%) C#
2 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.92%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) Java
5 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.35%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.17%) Python
7 2 (3.17%) VB
7 2 (3.17%) VB6
8 1 (1.59%) COBOL
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) Scala
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.76%) Xen
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Ansible
1 5 (7.94%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) Terraform
3 3 (4.76%) Marathon
3 3 (4.76%) Mesos
3 3 (4.76%) Rundeck
4 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.59%) Fluentd
5 1 (1.59%) Grafana
5 1 (1.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) VMware
3 4 (6.35%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.76%) Google
5 2 (3.17%) Blue Prism
5 2 (3.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.59%) Infor
6 1 (1.59%) OpenText
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) SAP