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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 17 44 25
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 20 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.38% 0.79% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.73% 2.33% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Average daily rate
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£335 £340 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +20.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £340 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
.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
88 129 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.47% 33.95% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 86 8
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 6 May 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) C#
3 17 (73.91%) Entity Framework
4 16 (69.57%) WCF
5 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
6 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (52.17%) SQL
7 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio
8 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
8 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
8 11 (47.83%) MVC
9 10 (43.48%) IIS
9 10 (43.48%) Windows
9 10 (43.48%) LINQ
9 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
10 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
11 8 (34.78%) Oracle
11 8 (34.78%) Oracle9i Database
11 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
11 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
11 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
11 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
12 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (30.43%) Scrum
12 7 (30.43%) OOP
13 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
13 6 (26.09%) NHS
13 6 (26.09%) WinForms

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (43.48%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle9i Database
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
4 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) MS Access
5 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio
2 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (13.04%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (4.35%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) JMeter
5 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.35%) NUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) CRM Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Security Tester
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) Entity Framework
3 16 (69.57%) WCF
4 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
5 10 (43.48%) LINQ
6 6 (26.09%) WinForms
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (17.39%) REST
9 3 (13.04%) WPF
9 3 (13.04%) SOAP
9 3 (13.04%) XML
10 1 (4.35%) Ajax
10 1 (4.35%) HTML5
10 1 (4.35%) jQuery
10 1 (4.35%) CSS3
10 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) OOP
6 5 (21.74%) CRM
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 3 (13.04%) MVVM
7 3 (13.04%) UML
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Coaching
9 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Service Management
9 1 (4.35%) ITIL
9 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle