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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 42 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.03% 5.39% 8.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.79% 31.88% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 23
Average daily rate
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£315 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £231 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £388 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
.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
141 69 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.96% 16.91% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 43 49
Average daily rate £425 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £13.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1257.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 January 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 January 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 +9 30 £311 -17.00% 18
Newport -1 4 £450 +57.89%
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 3
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 4
Caerphilly - - - -
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 74 (66.07%) C#
2 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 43 (38.39%) SQL Server
5 39 (34.82%) CSS
6 38 (33.93%) HTML
7 37 (33.04%) Scrum
8 36 (32.14%) MVC
9 34 (30.36%) Security Cleared
10 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
10 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
11 29 (25.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (25.89%) .NET Framework
12 28 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 27 (24.11%) TDD
14 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (23.21%) Java
15 23 (20.54%) Visual Studio
15 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
15 23 (20.54%) Selenium
16 22 (19.64%) Open Source
16 22 (19.64%) XML
16 22 (19.64%) SQL
17 21 (18.75%) jQuery
18 20 (17.86%) Web Services
19 19 (16.96%) JIRA
19 19 (16.96%) Subversion
19 19 (16.96%) Jenkins
20 18 (16.07%) WCF
20 18 (16.07%) BDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.25%) IIS
2 7 (6.25%) JBoss
2 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.57%) ArcGIS
4 3 (2.68%) SAS
4 3 (2.68%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.79%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.79%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) FileNet
6 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.89%) Lync
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.36%) MS Office
2 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Intranet
2 2 (1.79%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) LDAP
3 1 (0.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (38.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.57%) MS Access
7 3 (2.68%) FileMaker
7 3 (2.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.79%) Ingres
9 1 (0.89%) MySQL
9 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.89%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (20.54%) Visual Studio
2 23 (20.54%) Selenium
3 19 (16.96%) JIRA
3 19 (16.96%) Subversion
3 19 (16.96%) Jenkins
4 17 (15.18%) WebDriver
5 11 (9.82%) JMeter
5 11 (9.82%) Bugzilla
6 10 (8.93%) TortoiseSVN
7 6 (5.36%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.36%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.46%) Ant
8 5 (4.46%) JUnit
8 5 (4.46%) ReSharper
8 5 (4.46%) Maven
8 5 (4.46%) TestNG
8 5 (4.46%) Gradle
8 5 (4.46%) Artifactory
9 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Marketing
2 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.68%) Electronics
3 3 (2.68%) Back Office
3 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.68%) Publishing
4 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.89%) Front Office
4 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (52.68%) Developer
2 29 (25.89%) .NET Developer
3 13 (11.61%) Architect
4 11 (9.82%) Tester
4 11 (9.82%) Analyst
5 9 (8.04%) Technical Architect
6 8 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.46%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.57%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 39 (34.82%) CSS
3 38 (33.93%) HTML
4 29 (25.89%) .NET Framework
5 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (19.64%) XML
7 21 (18.75%) jQuery
8 20 (17.86%) Web Services
9 18 (16.07%) WCF
10 17 (15.18%) CSS3
10 17 (15.18%) HTML5
11 14 (12.50%) REST
12 13 (11.61%) SOAP
13 12 (10.71%) Ajax
14 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (8.04%) Spring
16 8 (7.14%) Spring MVC
17 7 (6.25%) RESTful
17 7 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 6 (5.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.64%) Open Source
2 12 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 10 (8.93%) NHS
4 6 (5.36%) User Experience
5 4 (3.57%) Replication
6 3 (2.68%) GIS
6 3 (2.68%) DTV
7 2 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.89%) AS400
8 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) UNIX
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.89%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.04%) Scrum
3 36 (32.14%) MVC
4 27 (24.11%) TDD
5 18 (16.07%) BDD
6 17 (15.18%) Kanban
6 17 (15.18%) Automation Testing
7 16 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 15 (13.39%) Load Testing
9 14 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 14 (12.50%) CRM
10 13 (11.61%) SOA
10 13 (11.61%) Project Management
11 10 (8.93%) Test Management
11 10 (8.93%) UML
12 6 (5.36%) Content Management
12 6 (5.36%) Migration
13 5 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (4.46%) Domain-Driven Design
14 4 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 74 (66.07%) C#
2 31 (27.68%) JavaScript
3 26 (23.21%) Java
4 22 (19.64%) SQL
5 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.68%) VB
6 3 (2.68%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.68%) PHP
6 3 (2.68%) SAS Macro
7 2 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.89%) VBA
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) Ruby
8 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.54%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.71%) ISEB
4 2 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) CCA
5 1 (0.89%) Degree
5 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.68%) vCloud
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) Puppet
2 1 (0.89%) Ansible
2 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.68%) VMware
4 3 (2.68%) SAP
5 2 (1.79%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.89%) ESRI
6 1 (0.89%) AppSense
6 1 (0.89%) Citrix
6 1 (0.89%) Alterian
6 1 (0.89%) Google
6 1 (0.89%) Rackspace
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £175.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago