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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 51 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.92% 0.54% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.31% 2.02% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £315 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.63 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+37.68% -8.53%
.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
121 99 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.75% 26.76% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 76 30
Average daily rate £250 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 31 August 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) SQL
4 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (57.69%) Entity Framework
5 14 (53.85%) WCF
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 12 (46.15%) Windows
7 11 (42.31%) LINQ
7 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
8 9 (34.62%) MVC
8 9 (34.62%) IIS
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
8 9 (34.62%) PL/SQL
9 8 (30.77%) Oracle
9 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
9 8 (30.77%) Oracle9i Database
9 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
9 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
9 8 (30.77%) SDLC
9 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (26.92%) Scrum
10 7 (26.92%) OOP
11 6 (23.08%) NHS
11 6 (23.08%) UML
11 6 (23.08%) WinForms
11 6 (23.08%) RDBMS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (34.62%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle9i Database
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
1 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (11.54%) MSBuild
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) TestNG
5 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) JMeter
5 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Billing
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Tester
6 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Architect
7 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
9 1 (3.85%) Security Tester
9 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) Entity Framework
3 14 (53.85%) WCF
4 11 (42.31%) LINQ
5 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 6 (23.08%) WinForms
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) REST
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (11.54%) WPF
8 3 (11.54%) XML
8 3 (11.54%) HTML
8 3 (11.54%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) SOAP
9 1 (3.85%) jQuery
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Unit Testing
3 9 (34.62%) MVC
4 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 8 (30.77%) SDLC
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 7 (26.92%) OOP
6 6 (23.08%) UML
7 5 (19.23%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
8 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Use Case
8 3 (11.54%) ETL
8 3 (11.54%) B2B
8 3 (11.54%) B2C
8 3 (11.54%) MVVM
9 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) PL/SQL
4 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) OpenText