The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cardiff region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 24 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing .NET 22 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.77% 3.56% 14.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.56% 36.00% 51.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 24
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £305 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
107 25 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.08% 9.88% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 21 34
Average daily rate £300 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
.NET
South Wales

.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 28 July 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 28 July 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 29 (55.77%) C#
2 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET
3 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
4 20 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 17 (32.69%) SQL
7 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 15 (28.85%) HTML
8 15 (28.85%) CSS
9 13 (25.00%) CMS
10 12 (23.08%) CRM
11 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
11 11 (21.15%) Finance
11 11 (21.15%) Migration
11 11 (21.15%) Sitecore
12 10 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
12 10 (19.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (17.31%) OO
13 9 (17.31%) Windows
14 8 (15.38%) TestDirector
14 8 (15.38%) Project Management
14 8 (15.38%) UML
14 8 (15.38%) MS Project
14 8 (15.38%) MS Office
14 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (13.46%) BDD
15 7 (13.46%) XML
15 7 (13.46%) GIS
15 7 (13.46%) Systems Analysis
15 7 (13.46%) Document Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 13 (25.00%) CMS
3 10 (19.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (11.54%) IIS
4 6 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (9.62%) Kentico
6 4 (7.69%) Lync
6 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (7.69%) Umbraco
6 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 3 (5.77%) ArcGIS
8 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Project
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
3 6 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.85%) InfoPath
4 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.85%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) TestDirector
2 5 (9.62%) Subversion
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) TestNG
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) GIS Developer
6 3 (5.77%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.77%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.85%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.85%) CMS Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET
2 15 (28.85%) CSS
2 15 (28.85%) HTML
3 7 (13.46%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) J2EE
4 6 (11.54%) WCF
5 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.62%) jQuery
5 5 (9.62%) HTML5
5 5 (9.62%) CSS3
6 4 (7.69%) Web Services
7 3 (5.77%) Middleware
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.77%) Silverlight
7 3 (5.77%) WPF
8 2 (3.85%) XSLT
8 2 (3.85%) Sass
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) GIS
1 7 (13.46%) AS400
2 4 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) CRM
2 11 (21.15%) Migration
3 9 (17.31%) OO
4 8 (15.38%) UML
4 8 (15.38%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) TDD
5 7 (13.46%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (13.46%) Document Management
5 7 (13.46%) BDD
6 6 (11.54%) Content Management
6 6 (11.54%) Release Management
6 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.54%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) SOA
7 5 (9.62%) Web Design
7 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.69%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) C#
2 17 (32.69%) SQL
3 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) C++
4 3 (5.77%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.85%) Scala
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) CCA
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Kibana
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.77%) ESRI
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) Informatica
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago