The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 31 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing .NET 46 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.53% 3.89% 8.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.22% 33.33% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £301 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £399 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £26.38 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 - £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.48 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +10.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
163 48 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.68% 11.68% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 36 64
Average daily rate £375 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
.NET
Wales

.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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +4 22 £300 -7.69% 18
Newport -5 15 £385 +14.07% 1
Torfaen - 2 £375 - 4
Bridgend - 1 - - 2
Caerphilly - - - -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Gwent - - - -
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 55 (59.14%) C#
2 39 (41.94%) SharePoint
3 38 (40.86%) ASP.NET
4 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
6 30 (32.26%) .NET Framework
7 29 (31.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (29.03%) TDD
9 25 (26.88%) Scrum
9 25 (26.88%) Security Cleared
10 24 (25.81%) BDD
10 24 (25.81%) Java
11 22 (23.66%) SQL
12 21 (22.58%) HTML
12 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
13 19 (20.43%) CSS
13 19 (20.43%) Finance
14 18 (19.35%) Subversion
14 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
15 17 (18.28%) ISTQB
15 17 (18.28%) XML
15 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
15 17 (18.28%) ISEB
16 16 (17.20%) CRM
16 16 (17.20%) Selenium
16 16 (17.20%) WCF
17 15 (16.13%) Load Testing
17 15 (16.13%) Test Scripting
17 15 (16.13%) TestNG
17 15 (16.13%) HP Quality Center

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (41.94%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.98%) CMS
3 10 (10.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (6.45%) IIS
4 6 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (5.38%) Kentico
6 4 (4.30%) Lync
6 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.30%) Umbraco
7 3 (3.23%) ArcGIS
8 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.83%) MS Office
3 9 (9.68%) MS Project
4 7 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.15%) InfoPath
5 2 (2.15%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) SaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Basecamp
3 2 (2.15%) Trello
4 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Intranet
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.08%) MS Access
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (31.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (19.35%) Subversion
3 16 (17.20%) Selenium
4 15 (16.13%) TestNG
4 15 (16.13%) WebDriver
5 14 (15.05%) JIRA
5 14 (15.05%) JUnit
5 14 (15.05%) Visual Studio
5 14 (15.05%) JMeter
6 13 (13.98%) Bugzilla
6 13 (13.98%) TortoiseSVN
7 12 (12.90%) Jenkins
7 12 (12.90%) Ant
7 12 (12.90%) Maven
8 9 (9.68%) TestDirector
9 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (20.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Advertising
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (48.39%) Developer
2 24 (25.81%) .NET Developer
3 23 (24.73%) Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) Tester
6 7 (7.53%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.30%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.30%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.23%) GIS Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.86%) ASP.NET
2 30 (32.26%) .NET Framework
3 21 (22.58%) HTML
4 19 (20.43%) CSS
5 17 (18.28%) XML
6 16 (17.20%) WCF
7 13 (13.98%) Web Services
8 11 (11.83%) REST
9 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (10.75%) SOAP
10 9 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (7.53%) J2EE
13 6 (6.45%) WPF
14 5 (5.38%) XSLT
14 5 (5.38%) CSS3
14 5 (5.38%) HTML5
14 5 (5.38%) jQuery
15 3 (3.23%) Silverlight
15 3 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Open Source
2 14 (15.05%) Client/Server
3 11 (11.83%) AS400
4 7 (7.53%) GIS
5 4 (4.30%) iSeries
5 4 (4.30%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.08%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) UNIX
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) TDD
2 25 (26.88%) Scrum
3 24 (25.81%) BDD
4 16 (17.20%) CRM
5 15 (16.13%) Load Testing
5 15 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 15 (16.13%) Automation Testing
6 14 (15.05%) Kanban
6 14 (15.05%) Test Management
6 14 (15.05%) Software Testing
7 13 (13.98%) MVC
8 12 (12.90%) OO
8 12 (12.90%) Migration
8 12 (12.90%) Project Management
8 12 (12.90%) Automated Testing
9 11 (11.83%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.75%) UML
11 7 (7.53%) SOA
11 7 (7.53%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (7.53%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.14%) C#
2 24 (25.81%) Java
3 22 (23.66%) SQL
4 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.23%) PHP
6 3 (3.23%) C++
7 2 (2.15%) Scala
8 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (26.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.28%) ISEB
3 17 (18.28%) ISTQB
4 8 (8.60%) Degree
5 6 (6.45%) CCA
5 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.30%) Kibana
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Sitecore
3 9 (9.68%) Oracle
4 4 (4.30%) IBM
4 4 (4.30%) Informatica
5 3 (3.23%) ESRI
6 2 (2.15%) SAP
6 2 (2.15%) Cognos
6 2 (2.15%) Adobe
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