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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 63 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.88% 7.09% 8.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 27.66% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 20
Average daily rate
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£339 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
.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
126 141 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.75% 25.64% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 88 38
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +11 35 £320 -11.72% 7
Newport +9 16 £345 +6.15% 2
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £450 - 1
Bridgend - - - - 5
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 85 (72.65%) C#
2 53 (45.30%) ASP.NET
3 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (36.75%) CSS
4 43 (36.75%) Microsoft
5 42 (35.90%) SQL Server
6 39 (33.33%) SQL
6 39 (33.33%) HTML
6 39 (33.33%) MVC
7 38 (32.48%) Scrum
8 37 (31.62%) .NET Framework
9 33 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
10 30 (25.64%) Java
11 29 (24.79%) Visual Studio
11 29 (24.79%) Security Cleared
12 27 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (23.08%) TDD
13 26 (22.22%) WCF
13 26 (22.22%) SharePoint
14 24 (20.51%) HTML5
14 24 (20.51%) jQuery
15 23 (19.66%) SC Cleared
15 23 (19.66%) CRM
16 22 (18.80%) Web Services
17 20 (17.09%) Selenium
17 20 (17.09%) Subversion
18 19 (16.24%) Dynamics CRM
18 19 (16.24%) Open Source
19 18 (15.38%) XML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 26 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.98%) JBoss
2 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.27%) IIS
3 5 (4.27%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.56%) CMS
4 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.71%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.71%) Lync
5 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.71%) Apache
5 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.71%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.85%) FileNet
6 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.13%) Office 365
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) Intranet
2 4 (3.42%) Internet
3 3 (2.56%) Firewall
4 2 (1.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.56%) FileMaker
7 3 (2.56%) MySQL
7 3 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.71%) Ingres
8 2 (1.71%) MS Access
9 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (24.79%) Visual Studio
3 20 (17.09%) Selenium
3 20 (17.09%) Subversion
4 17 (14.53%) JIRA
5 16 (13.68%) Jenkins
6 14 (11.97%) WebDriver
7 13 (11.11%) JMeter
8 11 (9.40%) Bugzilla
9 7 (5.98%) TestNG
10 6 (5.13%) JUnit
10 6 (5.13%) Eclipse
10 6 (5.13%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.27%) Gradle
11 5 (4.27%) Artifactory
11 5 (4.27%) ReSharper
12 4 (3.42%) TortoiseSVN
12 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (5.98%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Back Office
2 4 (3.42%) Marketing
3 3 (2.56%) Electronics
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.56%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (59.83%) Developer
2 28 (23.93%) .NET Developer
3 12 (10.26%) Tester
3 12 (10.26%) CRM Developer
4 10 (8.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 10 (8.55%) Software Developer
5 7 (5.98%) Analyst
6 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.27%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.27%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Architect
7 5 (4.27%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (3.42%) AWS Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.42%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (45.30%) ASP.NET
2 43 (36.75%) CSS
3 39 (33.33%) HTML
4 37 (31.62%) .NET Framework
5 27 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (22.22%) WCF
7 24 (20.51%) HTML5
7 24 (20.51%) jQuery
8 22 (18.80%) Web Services
9 18 (15.38%) XML
10 15 (12.82%) CSS3
11 14 (11.97%) Entity Framework
12 12 (10.26%) Ajax
13 9 (7.69%) Spring
14 8 (6.84%) Spring MVC
14 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (5.98%) RESTful
16 6 (5.13%) Sass
16 6 (5.13%) LINQ
16 6 (5.13%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Open Source
2 11 (9.40%) Client/Server
2 11 (9.40%) NHS
3 10 (8.55%) User Experience
4 4 (3.42%) Replication
5 3 (2.56%) DTV
6 2 (1.71%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) Windows
2 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.33%) MVC
3 38 (32.48%) Scrum
4 27 (23.08%) TDD
5 23 (19.66%) CRM
6 17 (14.53%) BDD
7 14 (11.97%) Load Testing
8 13 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 13 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 12 (10.26%) SOA
10 11 (9.40%) Test Management
11 9 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 8 (6.84%) Project Management
13 7 (5.98%) Content Management
14 6 (5.13%) Migration
14 6 (5.13%) ITIL
14 6 (5.13%) Software Testing
14 6 (5.13%) Kanban
15 5 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (4.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 85 (72.65%) C#
2 39 (33.33%) SQL
3 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 30 (25.64%) Java
5 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.56%) C++
8 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.71%) PHP
9 1 (0.85%) VBA
9 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (24.79%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.66%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.27%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.27%) ISEB
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.71%) MCITP
4 2 (1.71%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (2.56%) vCloud
2 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (36.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.26%) Oracle
3 6 (5.13%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.56%) SAP
4 3 (2.56%) Citrix
4 3 (2.56%) VMware
4 3 (2.56%) AppSense
4 3 (2.56%) Alterian
5 2 (1.71%) EPiServer
Newport, Shropshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £365 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Barry, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 4 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago