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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 39 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.20% 10.61% 4.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.86% 33.33% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 8
Average daily rate £375 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £528 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
140 99 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.02% 31.83% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 74 33
Average daily rate £360 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 11 February 2016.

.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 11 February 2016, 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 79 (74.53%) C#
2 74 (69.81%) MVC
3 70 (66.04%) ASP.NET
4 62 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (56.60%) SQL Server
6 58 (54.72%) Scrum
7 54 (50.94%) Microsoft
7 54 (50.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (47.17%) SQL
9 49 (46.23%) JavaScript
10 46 (43.40%) HTML
11 45 (42.45%) CSS
11 45 (42.45%) Unit Testing
12 42 (39.62%) .NET Framework
13 41 (38.68%) XML
14 38 (35.85%) Web Services
15 36 (33.96%) Entity Framework
16 35 (33.02%) OO
17 34 (32.08%) TDD
18 31 (29.25%) Team Foundation Server
19 30 (28.30%) jQuery
19 30 (28.30%) NHS
20 29 (27.36%) OOP
20 29 (27.36%) WCF
21 28 (26.42%) SOAP
22 26 (24.53%) Software Engineering
22 26 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
23 21 (19.81%) SQL Server 2008
24 20 (18.87%) UML
25 19 (17.92%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (17.92%) IIS
2 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.94%) Apache
3 1 (0.94%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.94%) CMS
3 1 (0.94%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.94%) JBoss
3 1 (0.94%) Mule
3 1 (0.94%) Node.js
3 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) HTTP
2 12 (11.32%) LDAP
3 3 (2.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (56.60%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (4.72%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.83%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.89%) MS Access
10 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.94%) DB2
10 1 (0.94%) MySQL
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (29.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.55%) SpecFlow
3 8 (7.55%) TeamCity
4 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.66%) Selenium
6 5 (4.72%) Mercurial
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.83%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.83%) NUnit
8 3 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.83%) Subversion
9 2 (1.89%) MbUnit
9 2 (1.89%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.89%) MSTest
10 1 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.94%) GoLive
10 1 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 16 (15.09%) Back Office
2 13 (12.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (8.49%) Finance
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (79.25%) Developer
2 65 (61.32%) .NET Developer
3 32 (30.19%) SQL Developer
4 18 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (16.98%) C# Developer
5 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (14.15%) Senior Developer
6 13 (12.26%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Agile Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Analyst
9 8 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (6.60%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Agile .NET Developer
10 7 (6.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Applications Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Agile C# Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (66.04%) ASP.NET
2 54 (50.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 46 (43.40%) HTML
4 45 (42.45%) CSS
5 42 (39.62%) .NET Framework
6 41 (38.68%) XML
7 38 (35.85%) Web Services
8 36 (33.96%) Entity Framework
9 30 (28.30%) jQuery
10 29 (27.36%) WCF
11 28 (26.42%) SOAP
12 17 (16.04%) Ajax
12 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (15.09%) XForms
13 16 (15.09%) XSLT
14 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (6.60%) AngularJS
17 7 (6.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.30%) NHS
2 3 (2.83%) User Experience
3 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.94%) Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.49%) Windows
2 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (69.81%) MVC
2 62 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (54.72%) Scrum
4 45 (42.45%) Unit Testing
5 35 (33.02%) OO
6 34 (32.08%) TDD
7 29 (27.36%) OOP
8 26 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (24.53%) Software Engineering
9 20 (18.87%) UML
10 18 (16.98%) Data Modelling
11 15 (14.15%) Regression Testing
11 15 (14.15%) Software Testing
12 11 (10.38%) SDLC
13 7 (6.60%) BDD
14 6 (5.66%) Test Automation
15 5 (4.72%) Business Analysis
15 5 (4.72%) DevOps
15 5 (4.72%) High Availability
15 5 (4.72%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 79 (74.53%) C#
2 50 (47.17%) SQL
3 49 (46.23%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.15%) XPath
5 11 (10.38%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.72%) Java
8 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.89%) C++
9 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.94%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.94%) VB
10 1 (0.94%) VBScript
10 1 (0.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 54 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle
3 5 (4.72%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe
4 1 (0.94%) Cognos
4 1 (0.94%) Macromedia
4 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.94%) Sybase
4 1 (0.94%) Telerik
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