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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 30 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 27 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.09% 6.82% 3.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 25.24% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £314 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £269 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £401 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
126 103 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.44% 27.03% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 30
Average daily rate £270 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 53 (77.94%) C#
2 40 (58.82%) SQL
3 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
3 38 (55.88%) ASP.NET
4 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (42.65%) XML
7 26 (38.24%) .NET Framework
8 25 (36.76%) HTML
9 23 (33.82%) WCF
9 23 (33.82%) MVC
10 21 (30.88%) CSS
10 21 (30.88%) Web Services
11 19 (27.94%) Windows
11 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
12 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
13 17 (25.00%) SOAP
14 16 (23.53%) NHS
14 16 (23.53%) Scrum
14 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (22.06%) Entity Framework
15 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
17 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
17 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
17 11 (16.18%) LINQ
17 11 (16.18%) TDD
18 10 (14.71%) IIS
19 9 (13.24%) PL/SQL
19 9 (13.24%) Pharmaceutical

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (14.71%) IIS
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.41%) Lync
4 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.94%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) SaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Office 365
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Intranet
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.29%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
5 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (4.41%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.41%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) TestNG
5 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.47%) JMeter
5 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.47%) JUnit
General
1 9 (13.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Billing
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (80.88%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 17 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (7.35%) CRM Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.88%) VB Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.88%) ASP.NET
2 29 (42.65%) XML
3 26 (38.24%) .NET Framework
4 25 (36.76%) HTML
5 23 (33.82%) WCF
6 21 (30.88%) Web Services
6 21 (30.88%) CSS
7 17 (25.00%) SOAP
8 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (22.06%) Entity Framework
10 11 (16.18%) LINQ
11 9 (13.24%) HTML5
11 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (10.29%) RESTful
14 6 (8.82%) CSS3
14 6 (8.82%) WinForms
15 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
16 4 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) NHS
2 2 (2.94%) GIS
2 2 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) MVC
3 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
4 16 (23.53%) Scrum
5 11 (16.18%) TDD
6 9 (13.24%) SDLC
7 8 (11.76%) Project Management
7 8 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 7 (10.29%) OOP
9 6 (8.82%) CRM
9 6 (8.82%) UML
9 6 (8.82%) BDD
10 3 (4.41%) Information Security
10 3 (4.41%) MVVM
10 3 (4.41%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.41%) ETL
10 3 (4.41%) B2B
10 3 (4.41%) B2C
10 3 (4.41%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (77.94%) C#
2 40 (58.82%) SQL
3 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.24%) PL/SQL
6 8 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.88%) VBA
7 4 (5.88%) VB6
7 4 (5.88%) VB
8 2 (2.94%) Java
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) ISEB
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) HL7
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) OpenText
4 2 (2.94%) Alterian
4 2 (2.94%) ESRI
4 2 (2.94%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago