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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 41 20 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.95% 6.39% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.49% 19.54% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 2
Median daily rate £300 £315 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
.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
137 87 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.64% 32.71% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 60 85
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (90.63%) C#
3 28 (87.50%) Entity Framework
4 27 (84.38%) Unit Testing
5 24 (75.00%) OOP
6 20 (62.50%) MVC
7 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
8 16 (50.00%) SQL
8 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (43.75%) OO
10 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
11 13 (40.63%) Oracle
12 12 (37.50%) Windows
12 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
12 12 (37.50%) LDAP
12 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
13 11 (34.38%) NHS
13 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
13 11 (34.38%) Back Office
14 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
14 10 (31.25%) WinForms
14 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
14 10 (31.25%) Oracle9i Database
14 10 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
14 10 (31.25%) LINQ
15 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle9i Database
3 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
3 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) DB2
5 1 (3.13%) MS Access
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (34.38%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) .NET Developer
3 13 (40.63%) Software Developer
4 12 (37.50%) Senior Developer
5 11 (34.38%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Developer
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
9 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (87.50%) Entity Framework
3 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
4 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (31.25%) LINQ
5 10 (31.25%) WinForms
6 6 (18.75%) WCF
7 5 (15.63%) WPF
8 2 (6.25%) Ajax
8 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.25%) AutoMapper
8 2 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (6.25%) Code First Entity Framework
8 2 (6.25%) CSS
8 2 (6.25%) HTML
8 2 (6.25%) jQuery
8 2 (6.25%) REST
8 2 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Unit Testing
2 24 (75.00%) OOP
3 20 (62.50%) MVC
4 14 (43.75%) OO
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) SDLC
8 4 (12.50%) MVVM
8 4 (12.50%) UML
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) TDD
10 2 (6.25%) BDD
10 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.25%) Cross-Platform Development
10 2 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) Use Case
11 1 (3.13%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (3.13%) SOA
11 1 (3.13%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) VC++
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) Sitecore