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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 52 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.89% 5.27% 6.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.33% 32.89% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £389 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
.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
166 76 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.38% 16.03% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 57 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.63% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 22 August 2014.

.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 22 August 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
Cardiff +7 23 £300 -2.43% 11
Newport -2 18 £385 +14.07% 12
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £210 - 1
Bridgend - 1 - - 4
Torfaen - 1 £375 -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - - 2
Gwent - - - -
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 60 (61.86%) C#
2 41 (42.27%) ASP.NET
3 36 (37.11%) SharePoint
4 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
5 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
6 29 (29.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (28.87%) .NET Framework
7 28 (28.87%) TDD
8 27 (27.84%) Scrum
9 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
9 25 (25.77%) BDD
10 24 (24.74%) Java
11 22 (22.68%) SQL
11 22 (22.68%) HTML
12 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
12 20 (20.62%) CSS
12 20 (20.62%) Finance
13 18 (18.56%) Subversion
13 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
14 17 (17.53%) ISTQB
14 17 (17.53%) ISEB
14 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
14 17 (17.53%) CRM
15 16 (16.49%) Selenium
16 15 (15.46%) WCF
16 15 (15.46%) TestNG
16 15 (15.46%) Load Testing
16 15 (15.46%) Test Scripting
16 15 (15.46%) HP Quality Center
16 15 (15.46%) Open Source

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (37.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.34%) CMS
3 9 (9.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (6.19%) IIS
5 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.12%) Lync
5 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.09%) Kentico
6 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.09%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.09%) SAS
7 2 (2.06%) ArcGIS
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.34%) MS Office
3 9 (9.28%) MS Project
4 7 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) SaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Basecamp
3 2 (2.06%) Trello
4 1 (1.03%) Office 365
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.03%) Network Security
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.06%) MS Access
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (29.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (18.56%) Subversion
3 16 (16.49%) Selenium
4 15 (15.46%) TestNG
4 15 (15.46%) WebDriver
5 14 (14.43%) Visual Studio
5 14 (14.43%) JUnit
5 14 (14.43%) JMeter
5 14 (14.43%) JIRA
6 13 (13.40%) TortoiseSVN
6 13 (13.40%) Bugzilla
7 12 (12.37%) Ant
7 12 (12.37%) Maven
7 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
8 9 (9.28%) TestDirector
9 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Advertising
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (49.48%) Developer
2 30 (30.93%) .NET Developer
3 23 (23.71%) Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) Tester
6 7 (7.22%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.09%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.09%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (42.27%) ASP.NET
2 28 (28.87%) .NET Framework
3 22 (22.68%) HTML
4 20 (20.62%) CSS
5 15 (15.46%) WCF
5 15 (15.46%) XML
6 13 (13.40%) REST
6 13 (13.40%) Web Services
7 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (11.34%) SOAP
8 9 (9.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (7.22%) J2EE
11 6 (6.19%) WPF
11 6 (6.19%) jQuery
12 4 (4.12%) XSLT
12 4 (4.12%) HTML5
12 4 (4.12%) CSS3
13 3 (3.09%) Java SE
13 3 (3.09%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Open Source
2 14 (14.43%) Client/Server
3 11 (11.34%) AS400
4 6 (6.19%) GIS
5 4 (4.12%) iSeries
5 4 (4.12%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.03%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Windows
2 8 (8.25%) UNIX
3 5 (5.15%) Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) TDD
2 27 (27.84%) Scrum
3 25 (25.77%) BDD
4 17 (17.53%) CRM
5 15 (15.46%) Load Testing
5 15 (15.46%) Test Scripting
5 15 (15.46%) Automation Testing
6 14 (14.43%) MVC
6 14 (14.43%) Kanban
6 14 (14.43%) Test Management
6 14 (14.43%) Software Testing
7 12 (12.37%) OO
7 12 (12.37%) Project Management
7 12 (12.37%) Automated Testing
7 12 (12.37%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.31%) UML
9 9 (9.28%) Migration
9 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
10 7 (7.22%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.86%) C#
2 24 (24.74%) Java
3 22 (22.68%) SQL
4 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.19%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.12%) PHP
7 3 (3.09%) SAS Macro
8 2 (2.06%) C++
8 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.06%) Scala
9 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
3 17 (17.53%) ISTQB
3 17 (17.53%) ISEB
4 9 (9.28%) Degree
5 6 (6.19%) CCA
5 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.12%) Kibana
3 1 (1.03%) Ansible
3 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.31%) Sitecore
3 9 (9.28%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) Informatica
4 4 (4.12%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) ESRI
5 2 (2.06%) SAP
5 2 (2.06%) Cognos
6 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.03%) Google
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