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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 67 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.90% 9.06% 5.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.07% 32.64% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 16
Average daily rate £370 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £210 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £485 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £68.50 - £35.13
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 - £31.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 - £39.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
176 144 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.26% 27.75% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 106 46
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 £300 £283 £263
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 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 10 February 2016.

.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 10 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 -7 39 £375 +19.04% 12
Newport +9 21 £375 -16.66% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £238 - 1
Bridgend - 1 £350 - 1
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 146 (75.26%) C#
2 123 (63.40%) MVC
3 112 (57.73%) SQL Server
4 104 (53.61%) Scrum
5 93 (47.94%) Unit Testing
6 92 (47.42%) ASP.NET
7 89 (45.88%) .NET Framework
8 79 (40.72%) Microsoft
9 76 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (38.14%) TDD
10 74 (38.14%) JavaScript
11 70 (36.08%) Entity Framework
12 69 (35.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 69 (35.57%) HTML
13 66 (34.02%) jQuery
14 64 (32.99%) WCF
14 64 (32.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 64 (32.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 64 (32.99%) Visual Studio
15 63 (32.47%) CSS
15 63 (32.47%) SQL
16 59 (30.41%) Web Services
17 54 (27.84%) XML
18 51 (26.29%) Security Cleared
19 47 (24.23%) OO
20 46 (23.71%) REST
20 46 (23.71%) Ajax
21 43 (22.16%) BDD
21 43 (22.16%) ASP.NET Web API
22 41 (21.13%) SC Cleared

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 37 (19.07%) IIS
2 31 (15.98%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (6.19%) Apache
3 12 (6.19%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.67%) Jetty
4 11 (5.67%) nginx
4 11 (5.67%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.09%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.58%) JBoss
6 5 (2.58%) Mule
7 4 (2.06%) FileNet
8 3 (1.55%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.52%) CMS
10 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.52%) Node.js
10 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (5.15%) Google App Engine
1 10 (5.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.92%) HTTP
2 14 (7.22%) SSL
2 14 (7.22%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.70%) LDAP
4 10 (5.15%) DHCP
4 10 (5.15%) DNS
4 10 (5.15%) FTP
4 10 (5.15%) IPsec
5 3 (1.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (57.73%) SQL Server
2 64 (32.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (19.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (8.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.09%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.58%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.06%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.06%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.55%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.03%) MS Access
11 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.52%) DB2
11 1 (0.52%) MySQL
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (35.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (32.99%) Visual Studio
3 37 (19.07%) SpecFlow
4 35 (18.04%) Selenium
5 34 (17.53%) Git (software)
6 17 (8.76%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.12%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.58%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.55%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.55%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.55%) NUnit
10 3 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.55%) Subversion
11 2 (1.03%) MbUnit
11 2 (1.03%) MSTest
12 1 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.52%) GoLive
12 1 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 30 (15.46%) Back Office
2 14 (7.22%) Finance
3 13 (6.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 149 (76.80%) Developer
2 118 (60.82%) .NET Developer
3 45 (23.20%) SQL Developer
4 25 (12.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (12.89%) C# Developer
5 19 (9.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (7.73%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 14 (7.22%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Analyst
9 10 (5.15%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Agile Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Digital Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (3.61%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.61%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (47.42%) ASP.NET
2 89 (45.88%) .NET Framework
3 70 (36.08%) Entity Framework
4 69 (35.57%) HTML
5 66 (34.02%) jQuery
6 64 (32.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 64 (32.99%) WCF
7 63 (32.47%) CSS
8 59 (30.41%) Web Services
9 54 (27.84%) XML
10 46 (23.71%) Ajax
10 46 (23.71%) REST
11 43 (22.16%) ASP.NET Web API
12 36 (18.56%) SOAP
13 20 (10.31%) HTML5
14 17 (8.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (8.25%) XForms
15 16 (8.25%) XSLT
16 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 14 (7.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.98%) NHS
2 8 (4.12%) User Experience
3 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.52%) Clustering
4 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.52%) Physics
4 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.34%) Linux
2 16 (8.25%) Windows
3 4 (2.06%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.52%) Unix
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (63.40%) MVC
2 104 (53.61%) Scrum
3 93 (47.94%) Unit Testing
4 76 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (38.14%) TDD
6 47 (24.23%) OO
7 43 (22.16%) BDD
8 36 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (17.01%) Software Engineering
10 31 (15.98%) OOP
11 27 (13.92%) SOA
12 21 (10.82%) Configuration Management
12 21 (10.82%) UML
13 19 (9.79%) DevOps
14 18 (9.28%) Data Modelling
15 17 (8.76%) SDLC
16 15 (7.73%) Regression Testing
16 15 (7.73%) Software Testing
17 13 (6.70%) Web Development
18 10 (5.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 146 (75.26%) C#
2 74 (38.14%) JavaScript
3 63 (32.47%) SQL
4 19 (9.79%) Java
5 15 (7.73%) XPath
6 11 (5.67%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.09%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.55%) C++
8 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.03%) VBScript
10 1 (0.52%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.52%) Jython
10 1 (0.52%) VB
10 1 (0.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 51 (26.29%) Security Cleared
2 41 (21.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (11.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 17 (8.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.15%) Xen
3 9 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (40.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.15%) Google
2 10 (5.15%) Oracle
3 9 (4.64%) VMware
4 5 (2.58%) Red Gate
5 3 (1.55%) Lotus
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe
6 1 (0.52%) Cognos
6 1 (0.52%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.52%) Sybase
6 1 (0.52%) Telerik
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