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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 31 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.16% 5.82% 5.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.10% 29.63% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £500
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 £37.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
.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 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.11% 19.64% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 39 23
Average daily rate £348 £285 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.92% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.99 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+663.76% +5.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 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 23 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 (49.12%) C#
2 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
5 20 (35.09%) HTML
5 20 (35.09%) CSS
6 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
7 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (26.32%) SQL
9 14 (24.56%) UML
9 14 (24.56%) SharePoint
10 12 (21.05%) Finance
10 12 (21.05%) REST
11 11 (19.30%) Web Services
12 10 (17.54%) XML
12 10 (17.54%) Windows
13 9 (15.79%) CRM
13 9 (15.79%) Project Management
13 9 (15.79%) OO
13 9 (15.79%) MS Office
13 9 (15.79%) Scrum
14 8 (14.04%) MVC
14 8 (14.04%) TDD
14 8 (14.04%) Dynamics CRM
14 8 (14.04%) jQuery
14 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
14 8 (14.04%) Java
14 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
14 8 (14.04%) MS Project
14 8 (14.04%) SOAP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 14 (24.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.77%) IIS
3 4 (7.02%) ArcGIS
3 4 (7.02%) CMS
4 3 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.75%) Kentico
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Office
2 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Project
3 6 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.02%) MS Access
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
1 8 (14.04%) TestDirector
2 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.51%) Selenium
3 2 (3.51%) TestNG
3 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) JUnit
4 1 (1.75%) JMeter
4 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Developer
6 4 (7.02%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (3.51%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.51%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.51%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 20 (35.09%) CSS
2 20 (35.09%) HTML
3 12 (21.05%) REST
4 11 (19.30%) Web Services
5 10 (17.54%) XML
6 8 (14.04%) SOAP
6 8 (14.04%) jQuery
7 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (12.28%) HTML5
7 7 (12.28%) CSS3
8 6 (10.53%) J2EE
9 5 (8.77%) WCF
10 4 (7.02%) Ajax
11 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
11 3 (5.26%) WPF
11 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (3.51%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) AS400
2 6 (10.53%) GIS
3 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
3 4 (7.02%) Open Source
4 3 (5.26%) User Experience
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.51%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) UML
3 9 (15.79%) OO
3 9 (15.79%) CRM
3 9 (15.79%) Scrum
3 9 (15.79%) Project Management
4 8 (14.04%) MVC
4 8 (14.04%) TDD
5 7 (12.28%) BDD
6 6 (10.53%) SOA
6 6 (10.53%) Content Management
6 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Business Development
8 4 (7.02%) Test Planning
9 3 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (5.26%) Cyber Security
10 2 (3.51%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) C#
2 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.32%) SQL
4 8 (14.04%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.51%) Scala
6 2 (3.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) CCA
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Kibana
2 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.51%) ESRI
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Informatica
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