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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 97 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.33% 6.50% 4.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.09% 22.46% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 30 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.38 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.NET
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
206 187 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.68% 28.95% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 130 46
Average daily rate £365 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +14 56 £365 +8.14% 2
Cardiff +15 35 £330 +5.60% 16
Monmouthshire - 1 - -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - -
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 106 (66.25%) C#
2 75 (46.88%) Scrum
2 75 (46.88%) SQL Server
3 74 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 64 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 55 (34.38%) Security Cleared
7 54 (33.75%) Microsoft
8 53 (33.13%) SQL
9 50 (31.25%) TDD
10 49 (30.63%) BDD
11 48 (30.00%) MVC
12 47 (29.38%) Visual Studio
13 46 (28.75%) Web Services
14 45 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 45 (28.13%) SC Cleared
15 44 (27.50%) Java
16 43 (26.88%) XML
17 38 (23.75%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (20.63%) IIS
19 32 (20.00%) SOAP
20 31 (19.38%) HTML
21 30 (18.75%) JavaScript
21 30 (18.75%) Unit Testing
22 29 (18.13%) Windows
23 28 (17.50%) CSS
23 28 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
24 26 (16.25%) REST
25 25 (15.63%) Selenium
26 22 (13.75%) Test Scripting

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 33 (20.63%) IIS
2 20 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.50%) Lync
4 3 (1.88%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.88%) FileNet
5 2 (1.25%) CMS
5 2 (1.25%) ArcSDE
5 2 (1.25%) JBoss
5 2 (1.25%) Apache
5 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.25%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.63%) nginx
6 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (8.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.50%) SaaS
3 3 (1.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) Firewall
2 3 (1.88%) Intranet
3 2 (1.25%) Internet
3 2 (1.25%) LDAP
3 2 (1.25%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.88%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.88%) MySQL
8 3 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.25%) Ingres
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.25%) FileMaker
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 47 (29.38%) Visual Studio
2 45 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (15.63%) Selenium
4 21 (13.13%) JMeter
4 21 (13.13%) Jenkins
5 17 (10.63%) Subversion
6 16 (10.00%) MSBuild
7 14 (8.75%) Artifactory
8 12 (7.50%) SpecFlow
8 12 (7.50%) Cucumber
8 12 (7.50%) Hudson
8 12 (7.50%) WebDriver
9 11 (6.88%) JIRA
10 10 (6.25%) Gradle
11 8 (5.00%) TestNG
11 8 (5.00%) Maven
12 7 (4.38%) JUnit
12 7 (4.38%) Bugzilla
13 5 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (1.88%) MSI
General
1 10 (6.25%) Back Office
2 6 (3.75%) Finance
3 3 (1.88%) Billing
4 2 (1.25%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (64.38%) Developer
2 54 (33.75%) .NET Developer
3 22 (13.75%) Tester
4 21 (13.13%) Analyst
5 18 (11.25%) Software Developer
6 11 (6.88%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.00%) CRM Developer
9 7 (4.38%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Deployment Specialist
9 7 (4.38%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.75%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.50%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (2.50%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.50%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 64 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 46 (28.75%) Web Services
4 43 (26.88%) XML
5 38 (23.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (20.00%) SOAP
7 31 (19.38%) HTML
8 28 (17.50%) CSS
9 26 (16.25%) REST
10 20 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 19 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (11.88%) HTML5
11 19 (11.88%) WCF
12 17 (10.63%) jQuery
13 10 (6.25%) LINQ
14 9 (5.63%) RESTful
14 9 (5.63%) CSS3
15 8 (5.00%) Ajax
16 7 (4.38%) Sass
17 6 (3.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) NHS
2 13 (8.13%) User Experience
3 9 (5.63%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.25%) GIS
4 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.13%) Windows
2 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.50%) Linux
3 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.88%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.63%) UNIX
6 1 (0.63%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (46.88%) Scrum
2 74 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (31.25%) TDD
4 49 (30.63%) BDD
5 48 (30.00%) MVC
6 30 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 22 (13.75%) Test Scripting
8 18 (11.25%) CRM
9 14 (8.75%) Regression Testing
10 13 (8.13%) ITIL
10 13 (8.13%) Project Management
11 12 (7.50%) Test-First Development
12 11 (6.88%) Load Testing
12 11 (6.88%) SDLC
13 10 (6.25%) Automated Testing
14 9 (5.63%) UML
14 9 (5.63%) Open Source
14 9 (5.63%) Automation Testing
15 7 (4.38%) Software Delivery
15 7 (4.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (66.25%) C#
2 53 (33.13%) SQL
3 44 (27.50%) Java
4 30 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.75%) PowerShell
6 13 (8.13%) Jython
7 9 (5.63%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.38%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.88%) PHP
11 2 (1.25%) VB
11 2 (1.25%) C++
11 2 (1.25%) VBA
11 2 (1.25%) Python
11 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.25%) VB6
12 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.63%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 45 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.00%) ISEB
4 3 (1.88%) Degree
5 2 (1.25%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.25%) MCITP
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) CCA
6 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.88%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
3 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Nagios
1 1 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.25%) Oracle
3 6 (3.75%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.88%) Citrix
4 3 (1.88%) OpenText
4 3 (1.88%) AppSense
5 2 (1.25%) Alterian
5 2 (1.25%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.25%) ESRI
5 2 (1.25%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco
6 1 (0.63%) Sage
6 1 (0.63%) Mapinfo
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