The table below looks at the statistics for ASP.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 ASP.NET over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 19 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 18 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.77% 3.17% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.69% 9.16% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 2
Average daily rate
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£355 £340 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +20.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
87 131 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.71% 34.56% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 87 8
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £317 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

ASP.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ASP.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ASP.NET across the Cardiff region.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ASP.NET across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the Cardiff region.

ASP.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (78.79%) C#
3 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
3 20 (60.61%) MVC
4 18 (54.55%) SQL
5 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
5 16 (48.48%) CSS
5 16 (48.48%) XML
6 14 (42.42%) HTML
6 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
8 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
8 12 (36.36%) WCF
8 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (30.30%) Web Services
10 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (27.27%) TDD
10 9 (27.27%) CRM
10 9 (27.27%) SOAP
10 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 9 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
11 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (24.24%) IIS
12 7 (21.21%) HTML5
13 6 (18.18%) RESTful
13 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 6 (18.18%) Business Objects
14 5 (15.15%) T-SQL

ASP.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (24.24%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.06%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
5 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.03%) Lync
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Intranet
2 2 (6.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) MS Access
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (12.12%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Publishing
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) CRM Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Principal Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) CSS
2 16 (48.48%) XML
3 14 (42.42%) HTML
3 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (36.36%) WCF
5 10 (30.30%) Web Services
6 9 (27.27%) SOAP
7 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
7 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (21.21%) HTML5
9 6 (18.18%) RESTful
10 5 (15.15%) Entity Framework
11 4 (12.12%) jQuery
11 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 4 (12.12%) REST
11 4 (12.12%) CSS3
11 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (12.12%) Ajax
12 3 (9.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) NHS
2 3 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) MVC
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) TDD
2 9 (27.27%) CRM
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) BDD
4 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Information Governance
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.03%) Document Management
7 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) HL7
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Business Objects
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) Sitecore