Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 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.

.NET Core
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 100 95
Rank change year-on-year +43 -5 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 11 3 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wales 1.48% 0.20% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.78% 0.69% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £320 £433 £357
90th Percentile £525 £498 £440
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £35.07 -
% change year-on-year -45.81% - -

.NET Core 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 230 432 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.91% 29.11% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 340 327
Median daily rate £475 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +4.18%
10th Percentile £363 £305 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £490 £470
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.26% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Median hourly rate £29.75 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.20% - -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +2.41% +1.22%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in Wales

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Core in Wales.

Daily rate trend for .NET Core in Wales

.NET Core
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in Wales over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Core in Wales

.NET Core
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 Core within the Wales region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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 +33 7 £350 -26.32% 2
Mid Wales - 2 £500 -
North Wales - 2 £450 - 2
.NET Core
UK

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) Azure
3 7 (63.64%) Docker
4 6 (54.55%) Kubernetes
5 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) React
6 4 (36.36%) Terraform
6 4 (36.36%) Microservices
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (27.27%) AWS
7 3 (27.27%) DevOps
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 2 (18.18%) PaaS
8 2 (18.18%) IaaS
8 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 2 (18.18%) Web Development
8 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (18.18%) Logic Apps
8 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (18.18%) API Development
8 2 (18.18%) Re-Platforming
9 1 (9.09%) Vue.js
9 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
9 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
9 1 (9.09%) Django
9 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

.NET Core
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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Azure
2 3 (27.27%) AWS
3 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Logic Apps
3 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cypress.io
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) React
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Django
4 1 (9.09%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Microservices
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) API Development
4 2 (18.18%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Kubernetes
2 4 (36.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft