Period
to 25 June 2018

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 6 months to 25 June 2018 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 (dotNet)
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 25 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 119 78 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.12% 5.90% 13.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.07% 20.74% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 61 134
Wales median daily rate £408 £370 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -1.99% +7.86%
10th Percentile £320 £250 £282
90th Percentile £538 £463 £513
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Wales median hourly rate - - £45.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%

.NET 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 424 376 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 28.94% 28.46% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 298 284
Wales median daily rate £410 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +4.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £240 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £470 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +5.62% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -63.54% +39.23%
10th Percentile £32.50 £16.19 £39.02
90th Percentile £77.50 £20.15 £70.25
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £41.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +9.67% +7.14%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Wales

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 June 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 +8 118 £408 +8.67% 44
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET.

1 85 (71.43%) C#
2 60 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (50.42%) MVC
3 55 (46.22%) ASP.NET
3 55 (46.22%) SQL Server
4 45 (37.82%) .NET Framework
5 42 (35.29%) SQL
5 42 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 41 (34.45%) HTML
7 38 (31.93%) CSS
8 36 (30.25%) Scrum
9 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 34 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 34 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (27.73%) Entity Framework
11 33 (27.73%) AngularJS
12 29 (24.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (21.01%) WCF
14 24 (20.17%) TDD
15 23 (19.33%) Test Automation
16 22 (18.49%) Mentoring
16 22 (18.49%) Coaching
17 21 (17.65%) MSTest
17 21 (17.65%) NUnit
17 21 (17.65%) jQuery
18 18 (15.13%) DevOps
19 17 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
19 17 (14.29%) REST
20 16 (13.45%) Git (software)

.NET
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 5 (4.20%) CMS
2 4 (3.36%) Mule
2 4 (3.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.36%) WildFly
3 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 34 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.52%) npm
3 3 (2.52%) NuGet
4 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) DSL
3 1 (0.84%) Intranet
3 1 (0.84%) Skype
3 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (46.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.61%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 9 (7.56%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.04%) RavenDB
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.68%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.84%) Big Data
9 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) MSTest
1 21 (17.65%) NUnit
2 16 (13.45%) Git (software)
3 15 (12.61%) Selenium
3 15 (12.61%) Visual Studio
4 13 (10.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (10.08%) Jenkins
6 10 (8.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (6.72%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.20%) MbUnit
8 5 (4.20%) Mercurial
8 5 (4.20%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.36%) Artifactory
9 4 (3.36%) JIRA
9 4 (3.36%) SonarQube
9 4 (3.36%) Subversion
9 4 (3.36%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.52%) Rational Team Concert
11 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (8.40%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Back Office
3 1 (0.84%) Advertising
3 1 (0.84%) Banking
3 1 (0.84%) Legal
3 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
3 1 (0.84%) Retail Finance
3 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (70.59%) Developer
2 66 (55.46%) .NET Developer
3 14 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 11 (9.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (9.24%) SQL Developer
5 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.04%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Azure Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Azure Software Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Scrum Master
8 5 (4.20%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (46.22%) ASP.NET
2 45 (37.82%) .NET Framework
3 41 (34.45%) HTML
4 38 (31.93%) CSS
5 33 (27.73%) AngularJS
5 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (27.73%) Entity Framework
6 29 (24.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (21.01%) WCF
8 21 (17.65%) jQuery
9 17 (14.29%) REST
10 16 (13.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (13.45%) LINQ
11 15 (12.61%) HTML5
12 13 (10.92%) RESTful
13 11 (9.24%) NHibernate
14 10 (8.40%) Aurelia
14 10 (8.40%) CSS3
14 10 (8.40%) SOAP
15 9 (7.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.52%) NHS
3 2 (1.68%) Fintech
3 2 (1.68%) FMCG
4 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
1 4 (3.36%) Windows
2 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.68%) Unix
4 1 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
1 60 (50.42%) MVC
2 36 (30.25%) Scrum
3 34 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 24 (20.17%) TDD
5 23 (19.33%) Test Automation
6 22 (18.49%) Coaching
6 22 (18.49%) Mentoring
7 18 (15.13%) DevOps
8 15 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (12.61%) OOP
9 13 (10.92%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.92%) Web Development
10 11 (9.24%) Microservices
11 9 (7.56%) BDD
12 8 (6.72%) Integration Testing
12 8 (6.72%) Migration
12 8 (6.72%) OO
13 6 (5.04%) SOLID
14 5 (4.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 85 (71.43%) C#
2 42 (35.29%) SQL
3 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.45%) TypeScript
5 11 (9.24%) Java
6 8 (6.72%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.88%) Python
8 6 (5.04%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.36%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.36%) PHP
10 4 (3.36%) Scala
11 3 (2.52%) C++
12 2 (1.68%) Groovy
12 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.68%) XPath
13 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.72%) Degree
3 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.68%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Docker
2 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Ansible
1 2 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) IBM
2 4 (3.36%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.52%) VMware
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle
5 1 (0.84%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.84%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.84%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.84%) Sage
5 1 (0.84%) Tableau
5 1 (0.84%) Twitter