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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 37 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 24 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.95% 2.81% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 10.90% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £318 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.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
184 156 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.31% 25.83% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 119 36
Average daily rate £310 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

.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 July 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 July 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
Cardiff +8 11 £425 +34.92% 1
Newport +1 7 £413 +7.14%
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £240 - 1
.NET Framework
Wales

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (85.07%) C#
3 49 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (62.69%) SQL Server
5 40 (59.70%) Scrum
6 39 (58.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (56.72%) MVC
7 38 (56.72%) ASP.NET
8 33 (49.25%) Visual Studio
8 33 (49.25%) BDD
9 31 (46.27%) IIS
10 30 (44.78%) TDD
10 30 (44.78%) Unit Testing
11 28 (41.79%) Web Services
11 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (41.79%) Security Cleared
12 27 (40.30%) XML
13 24 (35.82%) SQL
13 24 (35.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (35.82%) REST
14 23 (34.33%) SOAP
15 22 (32.84%) SC Cleared
16 19 (28.36%) Entity Framework
17 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
18 15 (22.39%) Windows
18 15 (22.39%) WCF
18 15 (22.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 12 (17.91%) Selenium
19 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
19 12 (17.91%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (46.27%) IIS
2 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) FileNet
3 3 (4.48%) Lync
4 1 (1.49%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) SAN
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (62.69%) SQL Server
2 24 (35.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.96%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.99%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (58.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (49.25%) Visual Studio
3 12 (17.91%) Selenium
4 11 (16.42%) WebDriver
4 11 (16.42%) JIRA
5 9 (13.43%) JMeter
6 8 (11.94%) Subversion
6 8 (11.94%) TestNG
6 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
7 7 (10.45%) JUnit
7 7 (10.45%) Bugzilla
8 5 (7.46%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (4.48%) MSBuild
10 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.99%) Gradle
10 2 (2.99%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.99%) NUnit
10 2 (2.99%) ReSharper
10 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (14.93%) Back Office
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Billing
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (74.63%) Developer
2 37 (55.22%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Tester
4 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.46%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (56.72%) ASP.NET
3 28 (41.79%) Web Services
3 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (40.30%) XML
5 24 (35.82%) REST
6 23 (34.33%) SOAP
7 19 (28.36%) Entity Framework
8 15 (22.39%) WCF
9 12 (17.91%) HTML
10 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (14.93%) LINQ
12 9 (13.43%) CSS
13 6 (8.96%) WinForms
14 5 (7.46%) HTML5
14 5 (7.46%) CSS3
15 4 (5.97%) jQuery
16 3 (4.48%) WPF
16 3 (4.48%) JAX-RS
17 2 (2.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.96%) NHS
2 6 (8.96%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (59.70%) Scrum
3 38 (56.72%) MVC
4 33 (49.25%) BDD
5 30 (44.78%) Unit Testing
5 30 (44.78%) TDD
6 12 (17.91%) SDLC
7 9 (13.43%) Load Testing
7 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
7 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Automation Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Test Management
9 7 (10.45%) OOP
10 6 (8.96%) UML
10 6 (8.96%) Open Source
11 5 (7.46%) ETL
11 5 (7.46%) Project Management
12 4 (5.97%) OOD
12 4 (5.97%) OO
12 4 (5.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 57 (85.07%) C#
2 24 (35.82%) SQL
3 11 (16.42%) Java
4 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.46%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) Security Cleared
2 22 (32.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.99%) MCITP
4 2 (2.99%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.99%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) vSphere
1 1 (1.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Nagios
1 1 (1.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) OpenText
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
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