The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 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 (dotNet)
Rank 14 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 65 45 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.71% 7.45% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.33% 28.85% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 34 11
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £257 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £402 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
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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
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the South Wales region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the South Wales region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

.NET
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 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
Newport +11 27 £365 -5.19% 3
Cardiff +4 27 £340 +13.33% 10
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £240 - 2
Monmouthshire - 1 - - 1
.NET
Wales

.NET
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 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.

1 110 (62.86%) C#
2 87 (49.71%) Scrum
3 84 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 76 (43.43%) ASP.NET
4 76 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (38.29%) .NET Framework
6 60 (34.29%) Security Cleared
7 56 (32.00%) SQL
7 56 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 53 (30.29%) MVC
9 50 (28.57%) XML
9 50 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 50 (28.57%) TDD
10 49 (28.00%) BDD
11 47 (26.86%) Web Services
12 45 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 43 (24.57%) Visual Studio
13 43 (24.57%) Java
14 42 (24.00%) Windows
15 39 (22.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (21.14%) HTML
17 36 (20.57%) IIS
18 34 (19.43%) SOAP
19 33 (18.86%) JavaScript
19 33 (18.86%) Jenkins
20 30 (17.14%) CSS
20 30 (17.14%) Unit Testing
21 28 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
21 28 (16.00%) MSBuild
22 27 (15.43%) PowerShell

.NET
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 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (20.57%) IIS
2 17 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.29%) Apache
4 4 (2.29%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.29%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.29%) Lync
5 3 (1.71%) nginx
5 3 (1.71%) FileNet
6 2 (1.14%) CMS
6 2 (1.14%) ArcSDE
6 2 (1.14%) Jetty
6 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.29%) SaaS
3 2 (1.14%) Office 365
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) HTTP
2 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.71%) SSL
2 3 (1.71%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) Intranet
3 2 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) DHCP
4 1 (0.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (4.57%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.71%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.14%) MySQL
11 1 (0.57%) MS Access
11 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (24.57%) Visual Studio
3 33 (18.86%) Jenkins
4 28 (16.00%) MSBuild
5 25 (14.29%) Artifactory
5 25 (14.29%) Selenium
6 24 (13.71%) Hudson
7 21 (12.00%) JMeter
8 17 (9.71%) Subversion
9 12 (6.86%) WebDriver
9 12 (6.86%) Cucumber
9 12 (6.86%) SpecFlow
10 11 (6.29%) JIRA
11 10 (5.71%) Gradle
12 8 (4.57%) TestNG
12 8 (4.57%) Maven
13 7 (4.00%) Bugzilla
13 7 (4.00%) JUnit
14 5 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (1.71%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (5.71%) Back Office
2 6 (3.43%) Finance
3 3 (1.71%) Billing
4 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (61.14%) Developer
2 60 (34.29%) .NET Developer
3 22 (12.57%) Tester
4 20 (11.43%) Analyst
5 16 (9.14%) Software Developer
6 12 (6.86%) Test Analyst
7 10 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (4.57%) CRM Developer
9 7 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.00%) Deployment Specialist
9 7 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 7 (4.00%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.43%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (2.86%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.29%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (2.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (43.43%) ASP.NET
2 67 (38.29%) .NET Framework
3 50 (28.57%) XML
4 47 (26.86%) Web Services
5 39 (22.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (21.14%) HTML
7 34 (19.43%) SOAP
8 30 (17.14%) CSS
9 26 (14.86%) REST
10 21 (12.00%) HTML5
11 19 (10.86%) Entity Framework
11 19 (10.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (10.29%) WCF
13 15 (8.57%) jQuery
14 11 (6.29%) CSS3
15 10 (5.71%) LINQ
15 10 (5.71%) RESTful
16 7 (4.00%) Sass
17 6 (3.43%) AngularJS
17 6 (3.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.43%) User Experience
2 12 (6.86%) NHS
3 9 (5.14%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.71%) GIS
5 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.00%) Windows
2 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (4.00%) Linux
4 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.57%) UNIX
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (49.71%) Scrum
2 76 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (30.29%) MVC
4 50 (28.57%) TDD
5 49 (28.00%) BDD
6 30 (17.14%) Unit Testing
7 22 (12.57%) Test Scripting
8 18 (10.29%) DevOps
9 17 (9.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (9.71%) CRM
10 16 (9.14%) Software Delivery
11 14 (8.00%) SDLC
11 14 (8.00%) Regression Testing
12 12 (6.86%) Test-First Development
12 12 (6.86%) ITIL
13 11 (6.29%) Open Source
13 11 (6.29%) Load Testing
14 10 (5.71%) Configuration Management
14 10 (5.71%) Project Management
14 10 (5.71%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (62.86%) C#
2 56 (32.00%) SQL
3 43 (24.57%) Java
4 33 (18.86%) JavaScript
5 27 (15.43%) PowerShell
6 24 (13.71%) Jython
7 10 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.14%) VB.NET
8 9 (5.14%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.29%) VBA
9 4 (2.29%) VB6
9 4 (2.29%) VB
10 3 (1.71%) Python
11 2 (1.14%) PHP
11 2 (1.14%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) Perl
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 60 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 50 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.14%) ISEB
4 3 (1.71%) Degree
5 2 (1.14%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.14%) MCITP
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.86%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.14%) Xen
3 1 (0.57%) vSphere
3 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Puppet
2 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.57%) Nagios
2 1 (0.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.29%) Oracle
3 3 (1.71%) ESRI
3 3 (1.71%) OpenText
3 3 (1.71%) VMware
3 3 (1.71%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.14%) AppSense
4 2 (1.14%) Alterian
4 2 (1.14%) InterSystems
4 2 (1.14%) Citrix
5 1 (0.57%) Sage
5 1 (0.57%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco
5 1 (0.57%) Google
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