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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 17 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 23 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.07% - 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.71% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 1
Average daily rate
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£318 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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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
97 137 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.04% 34.25% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 97 10
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 27 May 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) C#
3 19 (67.86%) Entity Framework
4 18 (64.29%) WCF
4 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (50.00%) SQL
7 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
7 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
7 13 (46.43%) MVC
8 12 (42.86%) IIS
8 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
9 11 (39.29%) Windows
10 10 (35.71%) LINQ
10 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
11 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
11 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
11 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
12 8 (28.57%) Oracle
12 8 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
12 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
13 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (25.00%) Scrum
13 7 (25.00%) OOP
13 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 7 (25.00%) HTML
13 7 (25.00%) CSS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 12 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (10.71%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) TestNG
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
5 5 (17.86%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (14.29%) CRM Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Tester
6 4 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) Entity Framework
3 18 (64.29%) WCF
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
5 10 (35.71%) LINQ
6 7 (25.00%) HTML
6 7 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (21.43%) WinForms
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (14.29%) REST
10 3 (10.71%) WPF
10 3 (10.71%) XML
10 3 (10.71%) SOAP
11 1 (3.57%) Ajax
11 1 (3.57%) HTML5
11 1 (3.57%) jQuery
11 1 (3.57%) CSS3
11 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) OOP
6 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 5 (17.86%) BDD
6 5 (17.86%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) MVVM
7 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Use Case
7 3 (10.71%) UML
8 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) Coaching
8 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) OpenText