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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 45 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 15 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.62% 2.04% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 10.47% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
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£385 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
.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
160 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.97% 19.50% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 59 58
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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
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 19 September 2014. 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 -1 11 £385 +14.07% 2
Cardiff -11 3 £315 +23.52%
Torfaen - 1 £375 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
.NET Framework
Wales

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (96.55%) C#
3 25 (86.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
5 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (79.31%) TDD
6 22 (75.86%) Java
6 22 (75.86%) BDD
7 20 (68.97%) Selenium
8 19 (65.52%) ISTQB
8 19 (65.52%) Load Testing
8 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
8 19 (65.52%) WebDriver
8 19 (65.52%) Open Source
8 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
8 19 (65.52%) TestNG
8 19 (65.52%) HP Quality Center
8 19 (65.52%) Automation Testing
8 19 (65.52%) Scrum
9 18 (62.07%) JMeter
9 18 (62.07%) JUnit
9 18 (62.07%) SharePoint
9 18 (62.07%) Client/Server
9 18 (62.07%) ISEB
9 18 (62.07%) Kanban
9 18 (62.07%) JIRA
9 18 (62.07%) Test Management
9 18 (62.07%) Software Testing
10 17 (58.62%) TortoiseSVN
10 17 (58.62%) Bugzilla

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (62.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (86.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (68.97%) Selenium
3 19 (65.52%) WebDriver
3 19 (65.52%) TestNG
4 18 (62.07%) JMeter
4 18 (62.07%) JUnit
4 18 (62.07%) JIRA
5 17 (58.62%) TortoiseSVN
5 17 (58.62%) Bugzilla
5 17 (58.62%) Subversion
6 16 (55.17%) Maven
6 16 (55.17%) Ant
6 16 (55.17%) Jenkins
7 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Tester
4 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Automated Tester
8 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 9 (31.03%) WCF
4 8 (27.59%) REST
4 8 (27.59%) SOAP
4 8 (27.59%) Web Services
4 8 (27.59%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 7 (24.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.90%) XHTML
6 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.45%) Java SE
7 1 (3.45%) Apache FOP
7 1 (3.45%) WPF
7 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
7 1 (3.45%) WinForms
7 1 (3.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Open Source
2 18 (62.07%) Client/Server
3 4 (13.79%) AS400
3 4 (13.79%) iSeries
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (79.31%) TDD
2 22 (75.86%) BDD
3 19 (65.52%) Load Testing
3 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
3 19 (65.52%) Automation Testing
3 19 (65.52%) Scrum
4 18 (62.07%) Kanban
4 18 (62.07%) Test Management
4 18 (62.07%) Software Testing
5 8 (27.59%) MVC
6 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.90%) Web Development
10 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.45%) Logistics
10 1 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 22 (75.86%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
2 19 (65.52%) ISTQB
2 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 18 (62.07%) ISEB
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 19 (65.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Informatica
1 4 (13.79%) IBM
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
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