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 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
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 41 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.79% 0.73% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 3.77% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £255 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -17.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
.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
100 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.32% 19.27% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 38 22
Average daily rate £338 £285 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.99 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+663.76% +5.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 22 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) TestNG
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica