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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 36 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 35 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.25% 0.96% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 3.52% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 2
Average daily rate £430 £538 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +120.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £403 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £559 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%
.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
175 142 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.25% 27.31% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 105 45
Average daily rate £370 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £283 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

.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 9 February 2016.

.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 9 February 2016. 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
Cardiff +8 22 £415 -24.54% 4
Newport - 9 £465 -
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £238 -
.NET Framework
Wales

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (93.26%) MVC
3 82 (92.13%) C#
4 69 (77.53%) Entity Framework
5 68 (76.40%) Unit Testing
6 63 (70.79%) SQL Server
7 61 (68.54%) Scrum
8 56 (62.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 52 (58.43%) TDD
10 49 (55.06%) ASP.NET
11 46 (51.69%) jQuery
12 45 (50.56%) Visual Studio
13 44 (49.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (48.31%) REST
15 40 (44.94%) BDD
16 38 (42.70%) Ajax
16 38 (42.70%) ASP.NET Web API
17 37 (41.57%) WCF
18 35 (39.33%) SQL Server 2012
19 33 (37.08%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (37.08%) OO
20 31 (34.83%) SpecFlow
20 31 (34.83%) Selenium
21 29 (32.58%) Git (software)
21 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
22 28 (31.46%) SQL
23 27 (30.34%) SOA
23 27 (30.34%) Security Cleared
23 27 (30.34%) Elasticsearch
24 25 (28.09%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 27 (30.34%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (17.98%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (70.79%) SQL Server
2 44 (49.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (39.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.12%) DB2
6 1 (1.12%) MS Access
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (62.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (50.56%) Visual Studio
3 31 (34.83%) Selenium
3 31 (34.83%) SpecFlow
4 29 (32.58%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.37%) CruiseControl
6 3 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.37%) Subversion
7 2 (2.25%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.12%) NUnit
8 1 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 25 (28.09%) Back Office
2 4 (4.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (96.63%) Developer
2 76 (85.39%) .NET Developer
3 25 (28.09%) SQL Developer
4 15 (16.85%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (16.85%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (10.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.11%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.49%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (3.37%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (77.53%) Entity Framework
3 49 (55.06%) ASP.NET
4 46 (51.69%) jQuery
5 43 (48.31%) REST
6 38 (42.70%) Ajax
6 38 (42.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 37 (41.57%) WCF
8 33 (37.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (22.47%) XML
10 19 (21.35%) HTML
11 16 (17.98%) Web Services
12 14 (15.73%) SOAP
13 13 (14.61%) CSS
14 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 9 (10.11%) XForms
14 9 (10.11%) XSLT
15 6 (6.74%) Unity DI Container
16 5 (5.62%) LINQ
17 3 (3.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) NHS
2 2 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (93.26%) MVC
2 68 (76.40%) Unit Testing
3 61 (68.54%) Scrum
4 52 (58.43%) TDD
5 40 (44.94%) BDD
6 33 (37.08%) OO
7 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (30.34%) SOA
9 24 (26.97%) OOP
10 16 (17.98%) SDLC
11 14 (15.73%) UML
12 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
13 10 (11.24%) Data Modelling
14 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
14 8 (8.99%) Software Testing
15 6 (6.74%) Front End Development
15 6 (6.74%) OOD
15 6 (6.74%) Web Development
16 4 (4.49%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (92.13%) C#
2 28 (31.46%) SQL
3 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.11%) XPath
5 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.25%) C++
7 1 (1.12%) Java
7 1 (1.12%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (24.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (11.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (14.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (28.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.12%) Sybase
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