The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 18 55 28
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -27
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 54 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.00% 1.41% 4.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.84% 5.17% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 8 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
.NET Framework
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
209 174 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.70% 27.27% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 119 51
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +7 30 £425 +30.76% 3
Cardiff - 22 £318 -
.NET Framework
Wales

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (83.61%) C#
3 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (60.66%) Scrum
5 36 (59.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (57.38%) MVC
6 35 (57.38%) SQL Server
6 35 (57.38%) ASP.NET
7 34 (55.74%) Visual Studio
8 31 (50.82%) IIS
9 30 (49.18%) BDD
10 28 (45.90%) TDD
10 28 (45.90%) Unit Testing
10 28 (45.90%) Security Cleared
11 26 (42.62%) Web Services
12 25 (40.98%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (37.70%) SC Cleared
14 22 (36.07%) Entity Framework
14 22 (36.07%) REST
15 21 (34.43%) XML
15 21 (34.43%) SOAP
15 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
16 19 (31.15%) SQL
16 19 (31.15%) WCF
17 15 (24.59%) Windows
18 14 (22.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 12 (19.67%) Selenium
20 11 (18.03%) CSS
20 11 (18.03%) HTML

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (50.82%) IIS
2 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) FileNet
4 1 (1.64%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (57.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (40.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) MySQL
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (59.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (55.74%) Visual Studio
3 12 (19.67%) Selenium
4 11 (18.03%) WebDriver
5 10 (16.39%) JIRA
6 9 (14.75%) JMeter
7 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
7 8 (13.11%) TestNG
7 8 (13.11%) Subversion
8 7 (11.48%) Bugzilla
8 7 (11.48%) JUnit
9 5 (8.20%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (4.92%) MSBuild
11 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.28%) NUnit
11 2 (3.28%) ReSharper
11 2 (3.28%) Gradle
11 2 (3.28%) Artifactory
11 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (13.11%) Back Office
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (77.05%) Developer
2 31 (50.82%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Tester
3 10 (16.39%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) CRM Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (57.38%) ASP.NET
3 26 (42.62%) Web Services
4 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (36.07%) Entity Framework
5 22 (36.07%) REST
6 21 (34.43%) XML
6 21 (34.43%) SOAP
7 19 (31.15%) WCF
8 11 (18.03%) CSS
8 11 (18.03%) HTML
9 10 (16.39%) LINQ
10 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (9.84%) WinForms
12 4 (6.56%) jQuery
12 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 4 (6.56%) CSS3
12 4 (6.56%) HTML5
13 3 (4.92%) WPF
14 2 (3.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.84%) NHS
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (60.66%) Scrum
3 35 (57.38%) MVC
4 30 (49.18%) BDD
5 28 (45.90%) TDD
5 28 (45.90%) Unit Testing
6 9 (14.75%) Load Testing
6 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
6 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Automation Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Test Management
8 7 (11.48%) OOP
9 6 (9.84%) CRM
9 6 (9.84%) Open Source
10 5 (8.20%) SDLC
10 5 (8.20%) Project Management
11 4 (6.56%) Use Case
12 3 (4.92%) MVVM
12 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (83.61%) C#
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL
5 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Security Cleared
2 23 (37.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) ISEB
4 2 (3.28%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.28%) MCITP
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) vSphere
1 1 (1.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
1 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) OpenText
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
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