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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 30 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.92% 4.50% 8.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.13% 30.23% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 11
Average daily rate
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£348 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £235 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
.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
103 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.18% 14.88% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 34 21
Average daily rate £300 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 2 September 2014.

.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 2 September 2014, 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 28 (51.85%) C#
2 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
4 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
5 16 (29.63%) CSS
5 16 (29.63%) HTML
5 16 (29.63%) SQL
6 15 (27.78%) SharePoint
7 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 13 (24.07%) CRM
9 12 (22.22%) UML
9 12 (22.22%) Finance
10 11 (20.37%) Dynamics CRM
11 9 (16.67%) Windows
11 9 (16.67%) OO
11 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.67%) REST
12 8 (14.81%) Sitecore
12 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (14.81%) Project Management
12 8 (14.81%) TestDirector
12 8 (14.81%) Web Services
12 8 (14.81%) XML
12 8 (14.81%) MS Project
12 8 (14.81%) MS Office
12 8 (14.81%) CMS
12 8 (14.81%) Scrum
13 7 (12.96%) AS400
13 7 (12.96%) TDD
13 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.81%) CMS
3 6 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (9.26%) IIS
5 3 (5.56%) ArcGIS
6 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.70%) Kentico
6 2 (3.70%) Lync
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.81%) MS Project
2 8 (14.81%) MS Office
3 6 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) MS Access
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) TestDirector
2 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) TestNG
5 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.70%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (3.70%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.70%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
2 16 (29.63%) CSS
2 16 (29.63%) HTML
3 9 (16.67%) REST
4 8 (14.81%) Web Services
4 8 (14.81%) XML
5 6 (11.11%) J2EE
5 6 (11.11%) SOAP
5 6 (11.11%) jQuery
6 5 (9.26%) CSS3
6 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.26%) HTML5
7 4 (7.41%) WCF
8 3 (5.56%) WPF
8 3 (5.56%) Ajax
9 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.70%) CAML
9 2 (3.70%) XSL
9 2 (3.70%) XSLT
9 2 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) GIS
1 7 (12.96%) AS400
2 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) UNIX
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) CRM
2 12 (22.22%) UML
3 9 (16.67%) OO
4 8 (14.81%) Scrum
4 8 (14.81%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) TDD
5 7 (12.96%) BDD
6 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 6 (11.11%) Content Management
6 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.11%) SOA
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.11%) MVC
7 5 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Business Development
8 4 (7.41%) Release Management
8 4 (7.41%) Document Management
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) C#
2 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) PHP
5 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.70%) Scala
6 2 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) CCA
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Kibana
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Sitecore
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) ESRI
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Informatica
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