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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 26 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.98% 1.16% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 3.92% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£318 £340 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% +20.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £198 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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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
65 102 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.90% 29.48% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 68 6
Average daily rate £350 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 1 April 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) Entity Framework
4 11 (68.75%) C#
4 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (62.50%) WCF
5 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (50.00%) MVC
7 7 (43.75%) HTML
7 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
7 7 (43.75%) CSS
8 6 (37.50%) Scrum
8 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
8 6 (37.50%) LINQ
8 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) TDD
9 5 (31.25%) Windows
9 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
9 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 5 (31.25%) CRM
10 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (25.00%) OOP
10 4 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (25.00%) NHS
10 4 (25.00%) Oracle

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) MS Access
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (18.75%) NUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (12.50%) MSBuild
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) TestNG
5 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) JMeter
5 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) CRM Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Security Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) Entity Framework
3 10 (62.50%) WCF
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) LINQ
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (18.75%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) CSS3
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) HTML5
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Ajax
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) WinForms
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
9 1 (6.25%) Sass
9 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) OOP
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (12.50%) UML
7 2 (12.50%) MVVM
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle