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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 34 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.60% 7.01% 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.97% 24.47% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 3
Average daily rate
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£318 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +11.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
.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
63 94 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.20% 28.66% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 6
Average daily rate £356 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 27 March 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 27 March 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 40 (65.57%) C#
2 31 (50.82%) SQL
3 29 (47.54%) ASP.NET
3 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
4 23 (37.70%) WCF
5 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
6 21 (34.43%) CSS
6 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (34.43%) MVC
7 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
8 19 (31.15%) HTML
8 19 (31.15%) CRM
9 17 (27.87%) Dynamics CRM
10 16 (26.23%) SharePoint
10 16 (26.23%) Visual Studio
11 15 (24.59%) .NET Framework
12 14 (22.95%) XML
12 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (21.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 13 (21.31%) TDD
14 12 (19.67%) Web Services
15 11 (18.03%) NHS
15 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
16 9 (14.75%) HTML5
16 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
16 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
16 9 (14.75%) Scrum

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (26.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) Umbraco
2 5 (8.20%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (8.20%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.28%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.28%) Lync
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Intranet
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.92%) FileMaker
5 2 (3.28%) MS Access
5 2 (3.28%) Ingres
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Visual Studio
2 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (4.92%) NUnit
4 3 (4.92%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) MSI
4 3 (4.92%) InstallShield
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.28%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
1 4 (6.56%) Marketing
2 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.92%) Publishing
2 3 (4.92%) Electronics
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.39%) CRM Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.92%) Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Applications Support Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) ASP.NET
2 23 (37.70%) WCF
3 21 (34.43%) CSS
4 19 (31.15%) HTML
5 15 (24.59%) .NET Framework
6 14 (22.95%) XML
7 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (21.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (19.67%) Web Services
9 9 (14.75%) HTML5
10 8 (13.11%) Ajax
11 6 (9.84%) LINQ
11 6 (9.84%) jQuery
11 6 (9.84%) CSS3
12 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (6.56%) SOAP
13 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (4.92%) REST
14 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) NHS
2 6 (9.84%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) DTV
5 2 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.64%) GIS
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (34.43%) MVC
2 19 (31.15%) CRM
3 13 (21.31%) TDD
4 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
4 9 (14.75%) Scrum
5 6 (9.84%) ITIL
5 6 (9.84%) Content Management
5 6 (9.84%) Migration
6 5 (8.20%) BDD
6 5 (8.20%) Project Management
7 4 (6.56%) OOP
7 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.92%) Release Management
8 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.92%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) C#
2 31 (50.82%) SQL
3 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) Java
5 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.28%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) CCA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 6 (9.84%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.92%) Alterian
4 3 (4.92%) AppSense
4 3 (4.92%) Citrix
4 3 (4.92%) SAP
5 2 (3.28%) EPiServer
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago