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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 39 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 30 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.52% 3.02% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 10.63% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £318 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £417 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.63 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+37.68% -8.53%
.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
210 160 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.67% 28.42% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 123 52
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 +4 17 £493 +27.92%
Neath Port Talbot - 5 £240 - 1
Cardiff -10 4 £425 +34.92%
.NET Framework
Wales

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 84 (100.00%) .NET
2 76 (90.48%) C#
3 60 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 57 (67.86%) Scrum
5 56 (66.67%) MVC
6 54 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 50 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (57.14%) Visual Studio
9 47 (55.95%) BDD
9 47 (55.95%) Unit Testing
10 46 (54.76%) TDD
11 41 (48.81%) ASP.NET
11 41 (48.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 40 (47.62%) REST
13 34 (40.48%) Entity Framework
13 34 (40.48%) Security Cleared
14 31 (36.90%) WCF
14 31 (36.90%) IIS
15 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (34.52%) XML
17 28 (33.33%) Web Services
18 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
19 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET Web API
20 25 (29.76%) Selenium
20 25 (29.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 25 (29.76%) SQL
21 23 (27.38%) SOAP
22 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
23 17 (20.24%) jQuery
24 16 (19.05%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (36.90%) IIS
2 12 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (11.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.57%) FileNet
4 3 (3.57%) Lync
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) SAN
1 1 (1.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 41 (48.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 8 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 54 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 25 (29.76%) Selenium
4 15 (17.86%) SpecFlow
5 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 11 (13.10%) JIRA
6 11 (13.10%) WebDriver
7 9 (10.71%) Subversion
7 9 (10.71%) JMeter
8 8 (9.52%) TestNG
8 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
9 7 (8.33%) Bugzilla
9 7 (8.33%) JUnit
10 5 (5.95%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (3.57%) MSBuild
12 2 (2.38%) Gradle
12 2 (2.38%) Artifactory
12 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.38%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (19.05%) Back Office
2 5 (5.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Billing
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (80.95%) Developer
2 56 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Tester
4 8 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (48.81%) ASP.NET
3 40 (47.62%) REST
4 34 (40.48%) Entity Framework
5 31 (36.90%) WCF
6 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (34.52%) XML
8 28 (33.33%) Web Services
9 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (27.38%) SOAP
11 17 (20.24%) jQuery
12 14 (16.67%) HTML
13 13 (15.48%) Ajax
14 11 (13.10%) LINQ
15 9 (10.71%) CSS
16 6 (7.14%) WinForms
17 4 (4.76%) HTML5
17 4 (4.76%) CSS3
18 3 (3.57%) JAX-RS
18 3 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.14%) NHS
2 6 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (67.86%) Scrum
2 56 (66.67%) MVC
3 50 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (55.95%) Unit Testing
4 47 (55.95%) BDD
5 46 (54.76%) TDD
6 15 (17.86%) SOA
7 14 (16.67%) SDLC
8 9 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.71%) Load Testing
9 8 (9.52%) Automation Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Test Management
10 7 (8.33%) OOP
10 7 (8.33%) OO
10 7 (8.33%) OOD
11 6 (7.14%) UML
11 6 (7.14%) Web Development
11 6 (7.14%) Open Source
12 5 (5.95%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 76 (90.48%) C#
2 25 (29.76%) SQL
3 11 (13.10%) Java
4 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.19%) C
7 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) ISEB
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) MCITP
4 2 (2.38%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) vSphere
1 1 (1.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Nagios
1 1 (1.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) OpenText
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco
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