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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing .NET 77 61 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.44% 10.48% 6.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.62% 36.97% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 43 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £420 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
229 165 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.03% 28.35% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 127 57
Average daily rate £323 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £145.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.96% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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 3 September 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 3 September 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 34 £328 -6.09% 13
Newport +3 28 £438 +13.63% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 6 £240 -
Monmouthshire - 1 - - 1
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 134 (67.34%) C#
2 121 (60.80%) Scrum
3 115 (57.79%) SQL Server
4 92 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (44.22%) ASP.NET
6 85 (42.71%) .NET Framework
7 83 (41.71%) MVC
8 72 (36.18%) TDD
9 67 (33.67%) Security Cleared
9 67 (33.67%) XML
10 64 (32.16%) Microsoft
11 63 (31.66%) SQL
12 62 (31.16%) BDD
13 61 (30.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 60 (30.15%) Web Services
15 59 (29.65%) Visual Studio
16 58 (29.15%) Unit Testing
17 57 (28.64%) Team Foundation Server
18 56 (28.14%) SC Cleared
18 56 (28.14%) HTML
19 53 (26.63%) ASP.NET MVC
20 50 (25.13%) JavaScript
21 48 (24.12%) WCF
22 47 (23.62%) SOAP
23 43 (21.61%) CSS
24 42 (21.11%) Windows
24 42 (21.11%) REST
25 41 (20.60%) Java
26 38 (19.10%) Selenium
27 36 (18.09%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (18.09%) IIS
2 12 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.51%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.01%) Apache
4 4 (2.01%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.51%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.51%) FileNet
5 3 (1.51%) nginx
5 3 (1.51%) Lync
6 2 (1.01%) ArcSDE
6 2 (1.01%) Jetty
6 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.01%) JBoss
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.50%) CMS
7 1 (0.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.51%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Office 365
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.54%) HTTP
2 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.51%) SSL
3 2 (1.01%) Intranet
3 2 (1.01%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) IPsec
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) DHCP
4 1 (0.50%) FTP
4 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (57.79%) SQL Server
2 61 (30.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (13.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.02%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.52%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.51%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.01%) MySQL
10 1 (0.50%) InterBase
10 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.50%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 59 (29.65%) Visual Studio
2 57 (28.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (19.10%) Selenium
4 34 (17.09%) Jenkins
5 29 (14.57%) MSBuild
6 26 (13.07%) Artifactory
7 25 (12.56%) SpecFlow
7 25 (12.56%) Hudson
8 21 (10.55%) JMeter
9 17 (8.54%) Subversion
10 14 (7.04%) Git (software)
11 12 (6.03%) WebDriver
11 12 (6.03%) Cucumber
12 11 (5.53%) JIRA
13 10 (5.03%) Gradle
14 8 (4.02%) TestNG
14 8 (4.02%) Maven
15 7 (3.52%) Bugzilla
15 7 (3.52%) JUnit
16 5 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (9.05%) Back Office
2 13 (6.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (4.52%) Finance
4 3 (1.51%) Billing
5 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 136 (68.34%) Developer
2 88 (44.22%) .NET Developer
3 22 (11.06%) Tester
4 21 (10.55%) Analyst
5 18 (9.05%) Software Developer
6 17 (8.54%) SQL Developer
7 15 (7.54%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.53%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.52%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.52%) Deployment Specialist
10 7 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (3.52%) CRM Developer
11 6 (3.02%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (3.02%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.02%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (2.51%) AWS Developer
13 4 (2.01%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (44.22%) ASP.NET
2 85 (42.71%) .NET Framework
3 67 (33.67%) XML
4 60 (30.15%) Web Services
5 56 (28.14%) HTML
6 53 (26.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (24.12%) WCF
8 47 (23.62%) SOAP
9 43 (21.61%) CSS
10 42 (21.11%) REST
11 34 (17.09%) Entity Framework
11 34 (17.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (12.56%) jQuery
13 22 (11.06%) HTML5
14 19 (9.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 14 (7.04%) Ajax
16 12 (6.03%) CSS3
17 11 (5.53%) LINQ
18 10 (5.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.06%) NHS
2 13 (6.53%) User Experience
3 9 (4.52%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.51%) GIS
5 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.11%) Windows
2 16 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (4.02%) Linux
4 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.50%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (60.80%) Scrum
2 92 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (41.71%) MVC
4 72 (36.18%) TDD
5 62 (31.16%) BDD
6 58 (29.15%) Unit Testing
7 22 (11.06%) Test Scripting
8 19 (9.55%) DevOps
9 18 (9.05%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (8.54%) SDLC
11 16 (8.04%) Software Delivery
12 15 (7.54%) SOA
13 14 (7.04%) Regression Testing
14 13 (6.53%) CRM
15 12 (6.03%) Test-First Development
16 11 (5.53%) Open Source
16 11 (5.53%) Load Testing
17 10 (5.03%) Project Management
18 9 (4.52%) OO
18 9 (4.52%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (67.34%) C#
2 63 (31.66%) SQL
3 50 (25.13%) JavaScript
4 41 (20.60%) Java
5 28 (14.07%) PowerShell
6 25 (12.56%) Jython
7 12 (6.03%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.52%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.02%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.01%) VBA
10 4 (2.01%) VB
10 4 (2.01%) VB6
11 3 (1.51%) Python
12 2 (1.01%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) Perl
13 1 (0.50%) C
13 1 (0.50%) Delphi
13 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 67 (33.67%) Security Cleared
2 56 (28.14%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.04%) ISEB
4 3 (1.51%) Degree
5 2 (1.01%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.01%) MCITP
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.51%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.01%) Xen
3 1 (0.50%) vSphere
3 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) Nagios
2 1 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (32.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.54%) Oracle
3 3 (1.51%) OpenText
3 3 (1.51%) VMware
3 3 (1.51%) ESRI
4 2 (1.01%) InterSystems
4 2 (1.01%) Alterian
5 1 (0.50%) Google
5 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco
5 1 (0.50%) Sage
5 1 (0.50%) Mapinfo
Newport, Gwent
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £380 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
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LA International
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
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