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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 39 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.87% 0.51% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.48% 1.82% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% +0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £315 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.NET Framework
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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
116 110 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.29% 27.99% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 80 21
Average daily rate £250 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

.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 29 July 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) C#
3 17 (60.71%) SQL
4 16 (57.14%) Entity Framework
5 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (53.57%) WCF
5 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
6 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
7 11 (39.29%) Windows
8 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
8 10 (35.71%) MVC
8 10 (35.71%) LINQ
8 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
9 9 (32.14%) IIS
9 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
9 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
10 8 (28.57%) SDLC
10 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (25.00%) Scrum
11 7 (25.00%) OOP
12 6 (21.43%) UML
12 6 (21.43%) NHS
12 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
12 6 (21.43%) RDBMS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 9 (32.14%) IIS
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) Lync
4 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (10.71%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) TestNG
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Billing
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
5 5 (17.86%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Tester
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
9 1 (3.57%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (3.57%) CRM Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
9 1 (3.57%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 15 (53.57%) WCF
4 10 (35.71%) LINQ
4 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 6 (21.43%) WinForms
6 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 4 (14.29%) CSS
7 4 (14.29%) REST
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (10.71%) WPF
8 3 (10.71%) SOAP
8 3 (10.71%) XML
9 1 (3.57%) Ajax
9 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (3.57%) jQuery
9 1 (3.57%) CSS3
9 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 8 (28.57%) SDLC
3 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) OOP
5 6 (21.43%) UML
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 5 (17.86%) BDD
7 3 (10.71%) MVVM
7 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Use Case
7 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) B2B
7 3 (10.71%) B2C
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) OpenText