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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 48 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 22 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.04% 2.34% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.23% 14.43% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £312 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £338 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.94
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.30%
.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
215 97 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.70% 16.19% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 72 88
Average daily rate £375 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £393 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £55.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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
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 22 August 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
South Wales +1 17 £363 +11.53% 4
West Wales -1 3 - - 1
North Wales - - - - 3
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (94.74%) C#
3 30 (78.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
4 23 (60.53%) TDD
5 22 (57.89%) Java
6 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
7 20 (52.63%) BDD
8 19 (50.00%) Scrum
9 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
9 18 (47.37%) Selenium
10 17 (44.74%) Load Testing
10 17 (44.74%) ISTQB
10 17 (44.74%) TestNG
10 17 (44.74%) Automation Testing
10 17 (44.74%) Test Scripting
10 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
10 17 (44.74%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (44.74%) WebDriver
10 17 (44.74%) Open Source
10 17 (44.74%) SharePoint
11 16 (42.11%) ISEB
11 16 (42.11%) JUnit
11 16 (42.11%) Visual Studio
11 16 (42.11%) JMeter
11 16 (42.11%) Client/Server
11 16 (42.11%) Test Management
11 16 (42.11%) Kanban
11 16 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (42.11%) JIRA

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 17 (44.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (78.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (47.37%) Selenium
3 17 (44.74%) TestNG
3 17 (44.74%) WebDriver
4 16 (42.11%) JUnit
4 16 (42.11%) Visual Studio
4 16 (42.11%) JMeter
4 16 (42.11%) JIRA
5 15 (39.47%) Subversion
5 15 (39.47%) Bugzilla
5 15 (39.47%) TortoiseSVN
6 14 (36.84%) Maven
6 14 (36.84%) Ant
6 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Tester
4 7 (18.42%) Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
9 2 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 12 (31.58%) XML
3 12 (31.58%) WCF
4 11 (28.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 11 (28.95%) REST
4 11 (28.95%) SOAP
4 11 (28.95%) Web Services
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.53%) XSLT
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) WPF
7 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
7 3 (7.89%) Java SE
7 3 (7.89%) Apache FOP
7 3 (7.89%) XSD
8 2 (5.26%) HTML
8 2 (5.26%) CSS
8 2 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Open Source
2 16 (42.11%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.53%) AS400
3 4 (10.53%) iSeries
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) TDD
2 20 (52.63%) BDD
3 19 (50.00%) Scrum
4 17 (44.74%) Load Testing
4 17 (44.74%) Automation Testing
4 17 (44.74%) Test Scripting
5 16 (42.11%) Test Management
5 16 (42.11%) Kanban
5 16 (42.11%) Software Testing
6 14 (36.84%) MVC
7 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.89%) Project Management
10 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.26%) Web Development
10 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.63%) Logistics
11 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) ISTQB
2 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
3 16 (42.11%) ISEB
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.53%) MCSD
5 4 (10.53%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 17 (44.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Informatica
3 4 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos