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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 45 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 28 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.14% 2.96% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.98% 10.68% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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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
255 206 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.62% 27.76% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 148 53
Average daily rate £310 £385 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% +21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

.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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +6 22 £400 +10.34% 4
.NET Framework
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.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (82.89%) C#
3 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 46 (60.53%) MVC
6 44 (57.89%) ASP.NET
7 43 (56.58%) Scrum
8 40 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (50.00%) Visual Studio
10 35 (46.05%) BDD
11 34 (44.74%) IIS
12 33 (43.42%) Security Cleared
13 32 (42.11%) TDD
14 31 (40.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (40.79%) Unit Testing
15 30 (39.47%) Web Services
16 29 (38.16%) XML
16 29 (38.16%) SQL
17 28 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
18 27 (35.53%) SC Cleared
19 26 (34.21%) REST
20 25 (32.89%) SOAP
21 23 (30.26%) Entity Framework
22 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
23 18 (23.68%) HTML
24 17 (22.37%) WCF
25 15 (19.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 15 (19.74%) Windows
25 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
26 14 (18.42%) CSS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 34 (44.74%) IIS
2 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) FileNet
3 3 (3.95%) Lync
4 1 (1.32%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) SAN
1 1 (1.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (15.79%) Selenium
4 11 (14.47%) WebDriver
4 11 (14.47%) JIRA
5 9 (11.84%) JMeter
6 8 (10.53%) Subversion
6 8 (10.53%) TestNG
6 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.21%) JUnit
7 7 (9.21%) Bugzilla
8 5 (6.58%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (3.95%) MSBuild
10 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.63%) Gradle
10 2 (2.63%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.63%) NUnit
10 2 (2.63%) ReSharper
10 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (14.47%) Back Office
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Billing
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (76.32%) Developer
2 42 (55.26%) .NET Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Tester
4 10 (13.16%) Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.58%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 31 (40.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (39.47%) Web Services
5 29 (38.16%) XML
6 26 (34.21%) REST
7 25 (32.89%) SOAP
8 23 (30.26%) Entity Framework
9 18 (23.68%) HTML
10 17 (22.37%) WCF
11 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (18.42%) CSS
13 10 (13.16%) LINQ
14 7 (9.21%) HTML5
14 7 (9.21%) CSS3
15 6 (7.89%) WinForms
16 4 (5.26%) jQuery
17 3 (3.95%) WPF
17 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
17 3 (3.95%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.89%) NHS
2 6 (7.89%) User Experience
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (60.53%) MVC
3 43 (56.58%) Scrum
4 35 (46.05%) BDD
5 32 (42.11%) TDD
6 31 (40.79%) Unit Testing
7 13 (17.11%) SDLC
8 9 (11.84%) Load Testing
8 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
8 9 (11.84%) Automated Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Automation Testing
10 7 (9.21%) Test Management
10 7 (9.21%) OOP
11 6 (7.89%) UML
11 6 (7.89%) Open Source
12 5 (6.58%) Project Management
12 5 (6.58%) OO
12 5 (6.58%) CRM
12 5 (6.58%) OOD
12 5 (6.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (82.89%) C#
2 29 (38.16%) SQL
3 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.47%) Java
5 9 (11.84%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (43.42%) Security Cleared
2 27 (35.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) ISEB
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) MCITP
4 2 (2.63%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) vSphere
1 1 (1.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Nagios
1 1 (1.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) OpenText
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco
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