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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 41 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.54% 6.03% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.71% 18.05% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £225 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.85%
.NET
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
96 133 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.04% 33.42% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 95 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +27.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £400
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 £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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 29 May 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 29 May 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 49 (65.33%) C#
2 38 (50.67%) SQL
3 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
4 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (37.33%) .NET Framework
6 26 (34.67%) SQL Server
7 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (29.33%) WCF
9 21 (28.00%) MVC
10 20 (26.67%) XML
11 19 (25.33%) Entity Framework
12 18 (24.00%) Visual Studio
12 18 (24.00%) CSS
12 18 (24.00%) HTML
13 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
13 17 (22.67%) CRM
13 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
14 16 (21.33%) Dynamics CRM
14 16 (21.33%) Windows
15 15 (20.00%) Web Services
16 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
16 14 (18.67%) SharePoint
16 14 (18.67%) NHS
16 14 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (17.33%) IIS
18 11 (14.67%) Oracle
18 11 (14.67%) Project Management
18 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (18.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.33%) IIS
3 3 (4.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.33%) Lync
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Intranet
2 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 3 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.00%) FileMaker
6 3 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.67%) Ingres
8 1 (1.33%) MS Access
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.00%) MSI
4 3 (4.00%) InstallShield
4 3 (4.00%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.67%) Subversion
6 1 (1.33%) JUnit
6 1 (1.33%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.33%) JMeter
6 1 (1.33%) NUnit
6 1 (1.33%) TestNG
6 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Publishing
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (73.33%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Software Developer
3 15 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.33%) CRM Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Applications Support
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Tester
10 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
11 3 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Specialist
12 2 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 28 (37.33%) .NET Framework
3 22 (29.33%) WCF
4 20 (26.67%) XML
5 19 (25.33%) Entity Framework
6 18 (24.00%) CSS
6 18 (24.00%) HTML
7 15 (20.00%) Web Services
8 10 (13.33%) LINQ
8 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (12.00%) SOAP
10 8 (10.67%) HTML5
10 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (8.00%) RESTful
11 6 (8.00%) Ajax
11 6 (8.00%) WinForms
12 5 (6.67%) jQuery
12 5 (6.67%) CSS3
13 4 (5.33%) REST
13 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) NHS
2 5 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) MVC
3 17 (22.67%) CRM
4 11 (14.67%) Project Management
5 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.33%) TDD
6 9 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (12.00%) Scrum
7 7 (9.33%) OOP
7 7 (9.33%) SDLC
7 7 (9.33%) BDD
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL
9 5 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.33%) Content Management
10 4 (5.33%) Migration
10 4 (5.33%) UML
11 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.00%) Web Design
11 3 (4.00%) Use Case
11 3 (4.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 49 (65.33%) C#
2 38 (50.67%) SQL
3 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.67%) Java
6 7 (9.33%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
8 2 (2.67%) C++
9 1 (1.33%) VBA
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) HL7
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.00%) Citrix
4 3 (4.00%) AppSense
4 3 (4.00%) OpenText
4 3 (4.00%) Alterian
5 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.67%) InterSystems
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago