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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 28 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.80% 5.42% 8.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.56% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 12
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £249 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.25 £27.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
114 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.75% 10.84% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 8 18
Average daily rate £425 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.25 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.94% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.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 18 April 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 18 April 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 23 (60.53%) C#
2 21 (55.26%) SharePoint
3 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
3 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
5 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 14 (36.84%) SQL
6 13 (34.21%) Migration
7 12 (31.58%) CRM
8 11 (28.95%) XML
8 11 (28.95%) CMS
8 11 (28.95%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (26.32%) CSS
9 10 (26.32%) HTML
10 9 (23.68%) Release Management
11 8 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (21.05%) Sitecore
11 8 (21.05%) Web Development
11 8 (21.05%) Windows
11 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (18.42%) Web Services
12 7 (18.42%) Data Migration
13 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
13 6 (15.79%) Document Management
13 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (15.79%) Web Design
13 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (55.26%) SharePoint
2 11 (28.95%) CMS
3 8 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (13.16%) Kentico
6 4 (10.53%) Umbraco
6 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (10.53%) Lync
6 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (7.89%) IIS
8 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (5.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.16%) MS Project
2 2 (5.26%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.26%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
3 4 (10.53%) CRM Developer
4 3 (7.89%) UI Programmer
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (7.89%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.26%) CMS Developer
5 2 (5.26%) GIS Developer
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) CRM Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Development Team Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 11 (28.95%) XML
3 10 (26.32%) CSS
3 10 (26.32%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) Web Services
5 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.16%) jQuery
7 4 (10.53%) DOM
7 4 (10.53%) SOAP
7 4 (10.53%) HTML5
7 4 (10.53%) CSS3
8 3 (7.89%) Middleware
8 3 (7.89%) XSLT
8 3 (7.89%) WCF
9 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
9 2 (5.26%) Sass
9 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.63%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) GIS
2 4 (10.53%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) AS400
3 1 (2.63%) SCADA
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Migration
2 12 (31.58%) CRM
3 9 (23.68%) Release Management
4 8 (21.05%) Web Development
5 7 (18.42%) Data Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Document Management
6 6 (15.79%) Web Design
7 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) System Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) Workflow
8 4 (10.53%) BDD
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C#
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) Scala
4 2 (5.26%) C++
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) MCAD
2 5 (13.16%) MCSD
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) HL7
2 1 (2.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.63%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.26%) ESRI
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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