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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 19 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 46 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.16% 2.19% 4.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.47% 7.47% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 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 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
.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
188 174 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.45% 29.34% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 109 49
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
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% -

.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 6 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 6 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 26 £421 +29.38% 1
Cardiff +27 20 £335 -1.47%
.NET Framework
Wales

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 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 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (86.00%) C#
3 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (62.00%) Scrum
5 30 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (56.00%) Visual Studio
7 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
7 27 (54.00%) SQL Server
7 27 (54.00%) MVC
8 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
9 24 (48.00%) BDD
10 23 (46.00%) TDD
10 23 (46.00%) Unit Testing
10 23 (46.00%) IIS
11 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
12 20 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (40.00%) Web Services
13 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (38.00%) Entity Framework
14 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
15 17 (34.00%) WCF
15 17 (34.00%) REST
16 16 (32.00%) XML
16 16 (32.00%) SOAP
17 15 (30.00%) SQL
18 14 (28.00%) Windows
19 12 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 12 (24.00%) Selenium
20 11 (22.00%) WebDriver
20 11 (22.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 23 (46.00%) IIS
2 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.00%) FileNet
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) SAN
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (54.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.00%) MySQL
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 30 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (56.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (24.00%) Selenium
4 11 (22.00%) WebDriver
5 9 (18.00%) JMeter
5 9 (18.00%) JIRA
6 8 (16.00%) Subversion
6 8 (16.00%) TestNG
6 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (14.00%) JUnit
7 7 (14.00%) Bugzilla
8 5 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (6.00%) MSBuild
10 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
10 2 (4.00%) Gradle
10 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
10 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
10 2 (4.00%) NUnit
10 2 (4.00%) ReSharper
10 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (8.00%) Back Office
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Developer
2 24 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Tester
3 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (8.00%) CRM Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (40.00%) Web Services
4 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (38.00%) Entity Framework
5 17 (34.00%) REST
5 17 (34.00%) WCF
6 16 (32.00%) XML
6 16 (32.00%) SOAP
7 10 (20.00%) LINQ
8 8 (16.00%) HTML
8 8 (16.00%) CSS
9 6 (12.00%) WinForms
10 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 3 (6.00%) WPF
11 3 (6.00%) jQuery
11 3 (6.00%) HTML5
11 3 (6.00%) CSS3
11 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (12.00%) NHS
2 6 (12.00%) Open Source
3 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (62.00%) Scrum
3 27 (54.00%) MVC
4 24 (48.00%) BDD
5 23 (46.00%) Unit Testing
5 23 (46.00%) TDD
6 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (18.00%) Load Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Automation Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.00%) Test Management
8 7 (14.00%) OOP
9 6 (12.00%) CRM
10 3 (6.00%) UML
10 3 (6.00%) Project Management
10 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.00%) MVVM
11 2 (4.00%) Coaching
11 2 (4.00%) ETL
12 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (86.00%) C#
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.00%) Java
4 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) MCDBA
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) vSphere
1 1 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Nagios
1 1 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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