The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 35 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.11% 7.73% 5.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 24.35% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £217 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +11.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.NET
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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
70 115 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.23% 31.77% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 76 8
Average daily rate £375 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +77.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Cardiff region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Cardiff region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing .NET 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.

1 40 (63.49%) C#
2 31 (49.21%) SQL
3 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
4 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 22 (34.92%) CSS
5 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (34.92%) WCF
6 21 (33.33%) MVC
6 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 20 (31.75%) HTML
8 18 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 17 (26.98%) CRM
9 17 (26.98%) .NET Framework
10 16 (25.40%) Dynamics CRM
10 16 (25.40%) XML
11 15 (23.81%) SharePoint
11 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
13 13 (20.63%) Web Services
14 12 (19.05%) TDD
14 12 (19.05%) Entity Framework
15 11 (17.46%) Scrum
15 11 (17.46%) NHS
16 10 (15.87%) HTML5
17 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
17 9 (14.29%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.17%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.17%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Lync
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.52%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Intranet
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (3.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.76%) FileMaker
4 3 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) MS Access
5 2 (3.17%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 14 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (4.76%) MSI
4 3 (4.76%) InstallShield
4 3 (4.76%) NUnit
5 2 (3.17%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.59%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.59%) JUnit
6 1 (1.59%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) TestNG
6 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.59%) JMeter
6 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
1 4 (6.35%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Publishing
2 3 (4.76%) Back Office
2 3 (4.76%) Electronics
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.87%) CRM Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Principal Software Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 22 (34.92%) CSS
2 22 (34.92%) WCF
3 20 (31.75%) HTML
4 17 (26.98%) .NET Framework
5 16 (25.40%) XML
6 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (20.63%) Web Services
8 12 (19.05%) Entity Framework
9 10 (15.87%) HTML5
10 8 (12.70%) Ajax
11 7 (11.11%) CSS3
11 7 (11.11%) jQuery
12 6 (9.52%) SOAP
12 6 (9.52%) LINQ
13 5 (7.94%) REST
14 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
14 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) NHS
2 6 (9.52%) User Experience
3 4 (6.35%) Replication
4 3 (4.76%) DTV
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.33%) MVC
3 17 (26.98%) CRM
4 12 (19.05%) TDD
5 11 (17.46%) Scrum
6 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.11%) BDD
7 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.52%) ITIL
8 5 (7.94%) Project Management
9 4 (6.35%) OOP
9 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.35%) Content Management
9 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.35%) Migration
10 3 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.76%) UML
10 3 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) C#
2 31 (49.21%) SQL
3 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.70%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) VBA
8 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Citrix
3 3 (4.76%) AppSense
3 3 (4.76%) Alterian
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
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