The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 36 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 37 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.83% 2.64% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.14% 9.94% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 5
Average daily rate £435 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £271 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £554 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%
.NET Framework
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
204 181 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.13% 26.54% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 119 64
Average daily rate £370 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £526 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Wales region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Wales

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Wales region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales +21 34 £435 -19.06% 4
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 94 (100.00%) .NET
2 89 (94.68%) MVC
3 87 (92.55%) C#
4 74 (78.72%) Entity Framework
5 73 (77.66%) Unit Testing
6 66 (70.21%) Scrum
6 66 (70.21%) SQL Server
7 61 (64.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 57 (60.64%) TDD
9 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET
10 50 (53.19%) jQuery
11 49 (52.13%) Visual Studio
12 48 (51.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 47 (50.00%) REST
14 44 (46.81%) BDD
15 42 (44.68%) Ajax
16 41 (43.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (42.55%) WCF
18 38 (40.43%) SQL Server 2012
19 36 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
20 35 (37.23%) OO
21 34 (36.17%) SpecFlow
21 34 (36.17%) Selenium
22 32 (34.04%) Git (software)
23 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
24 30 (31.91%) SOA
24 30 (31.91%) SQL
24 30 (31.91%) Elasticsearch
25 28 (29.79%) Security Cleared
26 27 (28.72%) Back Office

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (31.91%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (19.15%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (70.21%) SQL Server
2 48 (51.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (40.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) MS Access
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 61 (64.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (52.13%) Visual Studio
3 34 (36.17%) Selenium
3 34 (36.17%) SpecFlow
4 32 (34.04%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.19%) CruiseControl
6 3 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.19%) Subversion
7 2 (2.13%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.06%) NUnit
8 1 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 27 (28.72%) Back Office
2 4 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (97.87%) Developer
2 82 (87.23%) .NET Developer
3 27 (28.72%) SQL Developer
4 16 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (17.02%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (9.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (3.19%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (78.72%) Entity Framework
3 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET
4 50 (53.19%) jQuery
5 47 (50.00%) REST
6 42 (44.68%) Ajax
7 41 (43.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 40 (42.55%) WCF
9 36 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (23.40%) XML
11 20 (21.28%) HTML
12 18 (19.15%) Web Services
13 16 (17.02%) SOAP
14 14 (14.89%) CSS
15 10 (10.64%) XForms
15 10 (10.64%) XSLT
16 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 6 (6.38%) Unity DI Container
18 5 (5.32%) LINQ
19 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) NHS
2 2 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (94.68%) MVC
2 73 (77.66%) Unit Testing
3 66 (70.21%) Scrum
4 57 (60.64%) TDD
5 44 (46.81%) BDD
6 35 (37.23%) OO
7 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (31.91%) SOA
9 26 (27.66%) OOP
10 16 (17.02%) SDLC
11 14 (14.89%) UML
12 13 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (12.77%) Software Engineering
14 11 (11.70%) Data Modelling
15 9 (9.57%) Regression Testing
15 9 (9.57%) Software Testing
16 6 (6.38%) Front End Development
16 6 (6.38%) OOD
16 6 (6.38%) Web Development
17 4 (4.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 87 (92.55%) C#
2 30 (31.91%) SQL
3 20 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.64%) XPath
5 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.06%) C++
6 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (26.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 11 (11.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle
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