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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 42 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.95% 0.89% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.06% 5.00% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £244 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
.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
98 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.11% 17.86% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 27 26
Average daily rate £450 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

.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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 3 (42.86%) WCF
5 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) CRM
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) Ajax
6 2 (28.57%) NUnit
6 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) TestNG
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
4 1 (14.29%) Ant
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) CRM Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Sass
6 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
6 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft