The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 33 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 23 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.42% 1.29% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.43% 4.04% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 2
Average daily rate £410 £550 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +125.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £530 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £560 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
.NET Framework
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
140 99 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.02% 31.83% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 74 33
Average daily rate £360 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework.

1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (88.10%) MVC
3 36 (85.71%) Entity Framework
4 35 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 35 (83.33%) C#
5 28 (66.67%) Unit Testing
6 26 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (61.90%) OO
7 24 (57.14%) OOP
7 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
8 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (52.38%) Scrum
10 20 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (42.86%) jQuery
11 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
12 17 (40.48%) SQL
13 14 (33.33%) NHS
14 13 (30.95%) TDD
14 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
14 13 (30.95%) HTML
14 13 (30.95%) CSS
14 13 (30.95%) UML
15 12 (28.57%) LDAP
15 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
15 12 (28.57%) Back Office
15 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
16 11 (26.19%) Web Services
16 11 (26.19%) IIS
17 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.19%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.14%) CruiseControl
4 3 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.38%) NUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 12 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 30 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 12 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Senior Developer
5 9 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Applications Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Agile Developer
9 3 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (85.71%) Entity Framework
3 35 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 26 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (42.86%) jQuery
6 13 (30.95%) CSS
6 13 (30.95%) HTML
7 11 (26.19%) Web Services
8 10 (23.81%) Ajax
9 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 9 (21.43%) XForms
9 9 (21.43%) XML
9 9 (21.43%) XSLT
10 8 (19.05%) SOAP
11 6 (14.29%) LINQ
11 6 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (11.90%) REST
13 4 (9.52%) WCF
14 3 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) MVC
2 28 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 26 (61.90%) OO
4 24 (57.14%) OOP
5 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (52.38%) Scrum
7 13 (30.95%) TDD
7 13 (30.95%) UML
8 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
10 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
11 9 (21.43%) SDLC
12 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
13 5 (11.90%) BDD
14 4 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
15 3 (7.14%) MVVM
15 3 (7.14%) Server Building
15 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
16 1 (2.38%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) C#
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.43%) XPath
5 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Sybase
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