The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 35 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.37% 1.45% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 1.55% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£316 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.55% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
.NET Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
370 258 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.37% 93.82% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 184 108
Average daily rate £350 £330 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £223 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £13.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.90 £19.17 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Cardiff region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
7 5 (31.25%) MVC
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (25.00%) REST
8 4 (25.00%) Ajax
8 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) CRM
9 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 3 (18.75%) MS Access
9 3 (18.75%) TDD
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (18.75%) CSS3
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (18.75%) User Experience
9 3 (18.75%) ArcGIS
9 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (18.75%) HTML5

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MS Access
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) CSS3
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (12.50%) WCF
7 2 (12.50%) WPF
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 1 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
1 5 (31.25%) Scrum
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) ESRI
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore