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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 24 62 34
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -28
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 53 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.85% 1.98% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.93% 6.48% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 13 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
.NET Framework
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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
280 247 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.18% 30.61% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 167 54
Average daily rate £375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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 22 May 2015.

.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 22 May 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
South Wales +36 50 £390 +20.00% 1
.NET Framework
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.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (69.33%) C#
3 48 (64.00%) MVC
4 46 (61.33%) ASP.NET
5 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (57.33%) SQL Server
7 41 (54.67%) Visual Studio
8 40 (53.33%) Security Cleared
9 39 (52.00%) Entity Framework
10 38 (50.67%) IIS
11 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
11 35 (46.67%) Scrum
11 35 (46.67%) SC Cleared
12 33 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 32 (42.67%) WCF
14 31 (41.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (36.00%) HTML
15 27 (36.00%) CSS
16 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
16 25 (33.33%) BDD
17 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (30.67%) TDD
18 23 (30.67%) Unit Testing
19 22 (29.33%) Web Services
20 21 (28.00%) SQL
21 18 (24.00%) CRM
22 17 (22.67%) REST
23 16 (21.33%) XML
23 16 (21.33%) SOAP
23 16 (21.33%) Dynamics CRM

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 38 (50.67%) IIS
2 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) FileNet
4 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) SAN
1 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (57.33%) SQL Server
2 33 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.00%) MySQL
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (54.67%) Visual Studio
2 31 (41.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (16.00%) Selenium
4 11 (14.67%) WebDriver
5 10 (13.33%) JIRA
6 9 (12.00%) JMeter
7 8 (10.67%) TestNG
7 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
7 8 (10.67%) Subversion
8 7 (9.33%) Bugzilla
8 7 (9.33%) JUnit
9 5 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (4.00%) MSBuild
11 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.67%) ReSharper
11 2 (2.67%) NUnit
11 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.67%) Gradle
11 2 (2.67%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (6.67%) Back Office
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (80.00%) Developer
2 29 (38.67%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.33%) CRM Developer
4 14 (18.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 11 (14.67%) Tester
6 10 (13.33%) Analyst
6 10 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Architect
8 6 (8.00%) CRM Architect
9 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Applications Support
9 5 (6.67%) Test Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Applications Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (61.33%) ASP.NET
3 39 (52.00%) Entity Framework
4 32 (42.67%) WCF
5 27 (36.00%) HTML
5 27 (36.00%) CSS
6 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (29.33%) Web Services
8 17 (22.67%) REST
9 16 (21.33%) XML
9 16 (21.33%) SOAP
9 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 10 (13.33%) LINQ
11 6 (8.00%) WinForms
11 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (8.00%) CSS3
11 6 (8.00%) HTML5
12 4 (5.33%) jQuery
13 3 (4.00%) WPF
14 2 (2.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Client/Server
2 6 (8.00%) NHS
2 6 (8.00%) Open Source
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) MVC
2 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.67%) Scrum
4 25 (33.33%) BDD
5 23 (30.67%) TDD
5 23 (30.67%) Unit Testing
6 18 (24.00%) CRM
7 9 (12.00%) Load Testing
7 9 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (10.67%) Automation Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Test Management
9 7 (9.33%) OOP
10 5 (6.67%) Use Case
10 5 (6.67%) Project Management
11 4 (5.33%) SOA
11 4 (5.33%) Software Testing
12 3 (4.00%) MVVM
12 3 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (69.33%) C#
2 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (28.00%) SQL
4 11 (14.67%) Java
5 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.33%) C
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 35 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) ISEB
4 2 (2.67%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) vSphere
1 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) SCOM
1 1 (1.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) OpenText
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco
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