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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.30% 12.29% 8.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.83% 43.28% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 11
Average daily rate
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£349 £295 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.22% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £221 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £380 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+28.69% -11.53%
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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
115 67 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.43% 28.39% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 42 39
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +6.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 26 November 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 26 November 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 32 (59.26%) C#
2 28 (51.85%) SQL Server
3 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
4 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (38.89%) CSS
6 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
6 19 (35.19%) HTML
6 19 (35.19%) SQL
7 16 (29.63%) Web Services
7 16 (29.63%) TDD
7 16 (29.63%) MVC
8 14 (25.93%) Scrum
8 14 (25.93%) XML
9 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
9 13 (24.07%) WCF
9 13 (24.07%) REST
10 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (22.22%) SOAP
11 10 (18.52%) UML
11 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (18.52%) BDD
12 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 9 (16.67%) Finance
13 8 (14.81%) Windows
13 8 (14.81%) CRM
13 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (12.96%) Sitecore
14 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (9.26%) ArcGIS
4 4 (7.41%) CMS
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.70%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.85%) Lync
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Project
2 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.41%) MS Access
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (7.41%) TestDirector
2 4 (7.41%) Subversion
3 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) TestNG
4 2 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.85%) JMeter
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
2 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.56%) Electronics
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Systems Developer
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
2 21 (38.89%) CSS
3 19 (35.19%) HTML
4 16 (29.63%) Web Services
5 14 (25.93%) XML
6 13 (24.07%) WCF
6 13 (24.07%) REST
7 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (22.22%) SOAP
8 7 (12.96%) jQuery
8 7 (12.96%) HTML5
8 7 (12.96%) CSS3
8 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 6 (11.11%) Ajax
10 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (7.41%) J2EE
12 2 (3.70%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) NHS
2 5 (9.26%) AS400
2 5 (9.26%) GIS
3 4 (7.41%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Open Source
3 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 4 (7.41%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) DTV
5 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) TDD
2 16 (29.63%) MVC
3 14 (25.93%) Scrum
4 10 (18.52%) UML
4 10 (18.52%) BDD
5 8 (14.81%) CRM
6 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) Content Management
7 5 (9.26%) Project Management
7 5 (9.26%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) SOA
8 4 (7.41%) OO
8 4 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) C#
2 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 19 (35.19%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.70%) VB
5 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) CCA
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Kibana
2 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.85%) Ansible
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Sitecore
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.70%) ESRI
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
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