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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 61 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.13% 9.35% 10.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.13% 50.00% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 31
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£323 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £388 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.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
152 78 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.74% 18.71% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 48 75
Average daily rate £420 £314 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.86% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.84 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% +22.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -5 26 £315 +3.70% 11
Newport +10 22 £325 +18.18% 2
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 2
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 83 (67.48%) C#
2 66 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (45.53%) ASP.NET
4 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
5 42 (34.15%) CSS
6 41 (33.33%) MVC
7 40 (32.52%) HTML
8 39 (31.71%) Scrum
8 39 (31.71%) .NET Framework
8 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
9 36 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (27.64%) TDD
10 34 (27.64%) Microsoft
11 32 (26.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (25.20%) JavaScript
13 30 (24.39%) SharePoint
14 29 (23.58%) Visual Studio
15 28 (22.76%) XML
15 28 (22.76%) SC Cleared
16 27 (21.95%) Java
17 26 (21.14%) Web Services
17 26 (21.14%) BDD
17 26 (21.14%) Selenium
18 25 (20.33%) WCF
19 24 (19.51%) Open Source
19 24 (19.51%) SQL
20 21 (17.07%) REST
20 21 (17.07%) Subversion
21 20 (16.26%) JIRA
21 20 (16.26%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (24.39%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.69%) IIS
2 7 (5.69%) JBoss
2 7 (5.69%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.07%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.25%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.44%) SAS
5 3 (2.44%) CMS
5 3 (2.44%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.63%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.81%) Lync
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.81%) Node.js
7 1 (0.81%) FileNet
7 1 (0.81%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) MS Office
1 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (10.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.44%) Office 365
3 2 (1.63%) Basecamp
3 2 (1.63%) Trello
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) Intranet
2 2 (1.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (44.72%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.25%) MS Access
8 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.81%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (23.58%) Visual Studio
3 26 (21.14%) Selenium
4 21 (17.07%) Subversion
5 20 (16.26%) JIRA
5 20 (16.26%) Jenkins
6 19 (15.45%) WebDriver
7 12 (9.76%) JMeter
7 12 (9.76%) Bugzilla
8 11 (8.94%) TortoiseSVN
9 8 (6.50%) TestNG
10 6 (4.88%) Maven
10 6 (4.88%) Eclipse
10 6 (4.88%) Ant
10 6 (4.88%) JUnit
10 6 (4.88%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.07%) Gradle
11 5 (4.07%) Artifactory
11 5 (4.07%) ReSharper
12 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
3 3 (2.44%) Back Office
3 3 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (1.63%) Publishing
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Front Office
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (54.47%) Developer
2 37 (30.08%) .NET Developer
3 13 (10.57%) Architect
3 13 (10.57%) Tester
4 12 (9.76%) Analyst
5 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Technical Architect
7 8 (6.50%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (5.69%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.07%) CRM Developer
10 4 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.25%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (45.53%) ASP.NET
2 42 (34.15%) CSS
3 40 (32.52%) HTML
4 39 (31.71%) .NET Framework
5 32 (26.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (22.76%) XML
7 26 (21.14%) Web Services
8 25 (20.33%) WCF
9 21 (17.07%) REST
10 20 (16.26%) SOAP
11 19 (15.45%) jQuery
12 17 (13.82%) HTML5
12 17 (13.82%) CSS3
13 12 (9.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (7.32%) Ajax
15 8 (6.50%) Spring
15 8 (6.50%) Spring MVC
15 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 7 (5.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Open Source
2 14 (11.38%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.69%) NHS
4 6 (4.88%) AS400
4 6 (4.88%) User Experience
5 4 (3.25%) Replication
6 3 (2.44%) iSeries
6 3 (2.44%) DTV
6 3 (2.44%) GIS
7 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.69%) UNIX
2 3 (2.44%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Android
3 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (33.33%) MVC
3 39 (31.71%) Scrum
4 34 (27.64%) TDD
5 26 (21.14%) BDD
6 19 (15.45%) Automation Testing
7 18 (14.63%) Test Scripting
7 18 (14.63%) Kanban
8 17 (13.82%) Load Testing
9 16 (13.01%) Software Testing
10 14 (11.38%) CRM
10 14 (11.38%) SOA
11 13 (10.57%) Project Management
12 11 (8.94%) UML
12 11 (8.94%) Test Management
13 8 (6.50%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.69%) Content Management
15 6 (4.88%) Migration
16 5 (4.07%) Automated Testing
16 5 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 83 (67.48%) C#
2 31 (25.20%) JavaScript
3 27 (21.95%) Java
4 24 (19.51%) SQL
5 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.44%) SAS Macro
6 3 (2.44%) VB
6 3 (2.44%) PHP
7 2 (1.63%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) C
8 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 28 (22.76%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.38%) ISTQB
4 13 (10.57%) ISEB
5 3 (2.44%) CCA
5 3 (2.44%) Degree
6 2 (1.63%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) MCSD
7 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) vCloud
2 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (27.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.57%) Oracle
3 6 (4.88%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.25%) SAP
5 3 (2.44%) Informatica
5 3 (2.44%) VMware
5 3 (2.44%) IBM
6 2 (1.63%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.81%) Alterian
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) ESRI
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos
7 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 9 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago