The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ASP.NET
UK / Wales
Rank 57 37 26
Rank change year-on-year -20 -11  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 11 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.56% 6.19% 5.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.14% 15.97% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 24
Median daily rate £350 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £460 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.92% -7.14%  

ASP.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 214 263 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 30.35% 38.73% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 180 95
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £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%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in Wales

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in Wales over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in Wales

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Wales

ASP.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 ASP.NET within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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 -13 6 £388 +4.72% 10
West Wales -17 4 £300 +20.00% 3
ASP.NET
UK

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (69.70%) C#
3 22 (66.67%) MVC
4 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
5 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
6 15 (45.45%) SQL
6 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (39.39%) jQuery
8 12 (36.36%) .NET Framework
9 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 11 (33.33%) Scrum
10 10 (30.30%) Web Development
10 10 (30.30%) WCF
10 10 (30.30%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
10 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
11 9 (27.27%) HTML
11 9 (27.27%) CSS
12 8 (24.24%) NUnit
12 8 (24.24%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (24.24%) MSTest
13 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (21.21%) MSBuild
13 7 (21.21%) Coaching
13 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
13 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
13 7 (21.21%) Unity DI Container
13 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis

ASP.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 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) GeoServer
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Extranet
1 2 (6.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Couchbase
4 2 (6.06%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.03%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MSTest
1 8 (24.24%) NUnit
2 7 (21.21%) MSBuild
2 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
3 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.06%) Grunt
4 2 (6.06%) gulp
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) MbUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (9.09%) Advertising
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (39.39%) jQuery
4 12 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
5 10 (30.30%) WCF
6 9 (27.27%) CSS
6 9 (27.27%) HTML
7 8 (24.24%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
8 7 (21.21%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (15.15%) Sass
10 4 (12.12%) HTML5
11 3 (9.09%) Ajax
11 3 (9.09%) LINQ
11 3 (9.09%) NHibernate
11 3 (9.09%) Web Services
12 2 (6.06%) CSS3
12 2 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) W3C
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) MVC
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
4 10 (30.30%) Web Development
5 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
5 7 (21.21%) Coaching
5 7 (21.21%) OOP
6 5 (15.15%) Mobile First
7 4 (12.12%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (12.12%) Use Case
8 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.06%) Data Management
9 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) TypeScript
4 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.06%) VMware