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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 100 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.66% 7.21% 9.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 56.18% 27.15% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 24 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +11.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.NET
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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
178 151 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.78% 26.54% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 95 45
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +77.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +10 55 £350 +7.69% 4
Cardiff +13 35 £350 +1.44% 8
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £200 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £450 -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 88 (62.41%) C#
2 64 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (42.55%) Scrum
4 58 (41.13%) SQL Server
5 55 (39.01%) ASP.NET
6 54 (38.30%) Microsoft
7 46 (32.62%) Security Cleared
8 45 (31.91%) Java
9 44 (31.21%) TDD
10 42 (29.79%) MVC
10 42 (29.79%) .NET Framework
11 41 (29.08%) SQL
12 40 (28.37%) Visual Studio
12 40 (28.37%) SC Cleared
13 38 (26.95%) BDD
14 36 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 36 (25.53%) Web Services
14 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
15 35 (24.82%) CSS
16 33 (23.40%) XML
17 31 (21.99%) HTML
17 31 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (17.73%) WCF
20 23 (16.31%) Selenium
21 22 (15.60%) CRM
22 21 (14.89%) SharePoint
22 21 (14.89%) Test Scripting
23 19 (13.48%) Unit Testing
23 19 (13.48%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.48%) IIS
3 3 (2.13%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.42%) CMS
4 2 (1.42%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.71%) FileNet
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.71%) Lync
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.71%) Node.js
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) Intranet
2 4 (2.84%) Internet
3 3 (2.13%) Firewall
4 2 (1.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (41.13%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.13%) FileMaker
6 3 (2.13%) MySQL
6 3 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.42%) Ingres
7 2 (1.42%) MS Access
8 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (28.37%) Visual Studio
2 36 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (16.31%) Selenium
4 19 (13.48%) JMeter
5 15 (10.64%) Subversion
6 14 (9.93%) Jenkins
7 11 (7.80%) Cucumber
7 11 (7.80%) SpecFlow
7 11 (7.80%) WebDriver
8 10 (7.09%) MSBuild
9 8 (5.67%) Gradle
9 8 (5.67%) Artifactory
9 8 (5.67%) Hudson
9 8 (5.67%) TestNG
9 8 (5.67%) Maven
10 7 (4.96%) JIRA
10 7 (4.96%) JUnit
10 7 (4.96%) Bugzilla
11 4 (2.84%) NUnit
11 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (4.26%) Finance
1 6 (4.26%) Back Office
2 4 (2.84%) Marketing
3 3 (2.13%) Electronics
3 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.13%) Publishing
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (61.70%) Developer
2 42 (29.79%) .NET Developer
3 19 (13.48%) Tester
4 15 (10.64%) Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) CRM Developer
6 10 (7.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 10 (7.09%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.96%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Deployment Specialist
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.26%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.55%) AWS Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Architect
11 4 (2.84%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.13%) Applications Support
12 3 (2.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.01%) ASP.NET
2 42 (29.79%) .NET Framework
3 36 (25.53%) Web Services
4 35 (24.82%) CSS
5 33 (23.40%) XML
6 31 (21.99%) HTML
6 31 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (17.73%) WCF
8 19 (13.48%) SOAP
9 18 (12.77%) HTML5
9 18 (12.77%) REST
10 17 (12.06%) jQuery
11 13 (9.22%) Entity Framework
12 12 (8.51%) Ajax
13 8 (5.67%) CSS3
13 8 (5.67%) Sass
14 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (4.26%) LINQ
16 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (3.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) NHS
2 10 (7.09%) User Experience
3 9 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.67%) Open Source
5 4 (2.84%) Replication
6 3 (2.13%) DTV
7 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.51%) Windows
2 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (42.55%) Scrum
3 44 (31.21%) TDD
4 42 (29.79%) MVC
5 38 (26.95%) BDD
6 22 (15.60%) CRM
7 21 (14.89%) Test Scripting
8 19 (13.48%) Unit Testing
9 13 (9.22%) ITIL
9 13 (9.22%) Regression Testing
10 12 (8.51%) Test-First Development
11 11 (7.80%) Load Testing
12 9 (6.38%) Automation Testing
13 7 (4.96%) Test Management
13 7 (4.96%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.96%) Project Management
14 5 (3.55%) Configuration Management
14 5 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (3.55%) UML
14 5 (3.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 88 (62.41%) C#
2 45 (31.91%) Java
3 41 (29.08%) SQL
4 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.38%) Jython
5 9 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.13%) PHP
8 3 (2.13%) C++
9 2 (1.42%) C
10 1 (0.71%) Ruby
10 1 (0.71%) VBA
10 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (32.62%) Security Cleared
2 40 (28.37%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.22%) ISEB
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.42%) MCITP
4 2 (1.42%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.71%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 54 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.22%) Oracle
3 3 (2.13%) SAP
3 3 (2.13%) Citrix
3 3 (2.13%) AppSense
3 3 (2.13%) Alterian
4 2 (1.42%) Sitecore
South Wales
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Fusion Experience
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 9 days ago