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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 32 53 38
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 51 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.94% 2.50% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.71% 8.10% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 13 13
Average daily rate
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£421 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
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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
288 247 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.53% 30.91% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 165 62
Average daily rate £370 £403 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% +24.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.38 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.93% +18.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +28 45 £425 +30.76% 2
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.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (75.90%) C#
3 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (63.86%) MVC
5 51 (61.45%) SQL Server
5 51 (61.45%) ASP.NET
6 46 (55.42%) Visual Studio
7 44 (53.01%) Scrum
8 41 (49.40%) IIS
9 40 (48.19%) Security Cleared
9 40 (48.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (43.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (42.17%) BDD
12 34 (40.96%) Entity Framework
12 34 (40.96%) SC Cleared
13 32 (38.55%) TDD
13 32 (38.55%) Web Services
14 31 (37.35%) Unit Testing
15 30 (36.14%) SQL
16 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
17 26 (31.33%) WCF
17 26 (31.33%) REST
18 25 (30.12%) SOAP
19 24 (28.92%) XML
20 22 (26.51%) CSS
20 22 (26.51%) HTML
21 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
22 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET Web API
23 15 (18.07%) Windows

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 41 (49.40%) IIS
2 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.61%) FileNet
3 3 (3.61%) Lync
4 1 (1.20%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.20%) JBoss
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) SAN
1 1 (1.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (61.45%) SQL Server
2 36 (43.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.61%) MySQL
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (55.42%) Visual Studio
2 40 (48.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (14.46%) Selenium
4 11 (13.25%) WebDriver
4 11 (13.25%) JIRA
5 9 (10.84%) JMeter
6 8 (9.64%) Subversion
6 8 (9.64%) TestNG
6 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
7 7 (8.43%) JUnit
7 7 (8.43%) Bugzilla
8 5 (6.02%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (3.61%) MSBuild
10 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.41%) Gradle
10 2 (2.41%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.41%) NUnit
General
1 11 (13.25%) Back Office
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Billing
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (78.31%) Developer
2 39 (46.99%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Tester
4 10 (12.05%) Software Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) CRM Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.64%) SQL Developer
7 7 (8.43%) Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.02%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.82%) CRM Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (61.45%) ASP.NET
3 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (40.96%) Entity Framework
5 32 (38.55%) Web Services
6 26 (31.33%) WCF
6 26 (31.33%) REST
7 25 (30.12%) SOAP
8 24 (28.92%) XML
9 22 (26.51%) HTML
9 22 (26.51%) CSS
10 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 10 (12.05%) LINQ
12 7 (8.43%) CSS3
12 7 (8.43%) HTML5
13 6 (7.23%) WinForms
14 5 (6.02%) jQuery
15 3 (3.61%) WPF
15 3 (3.61%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.43%) User Experience
3 6 (7.23%) NHS
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (63.86%) MVC
3 44 (53.01%) Scrum
4 35 (42.17%) BDD
5 32 (38.55%) TDD
6 31 (37.35%) Unit Testing
7 12 (14.46%) CRM
8 9 (10.84%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.84%) Load Testing
9 8 (9.64%) SDLC
9 8 (9.64%) Automation Testing
10 7 (8.43%) Test Management
10 7 (8.43%) OOP
11 6 (7.23%) UML
11 6 (7.23%) Open Source
12 5 (6.02%) SOA
12 5 (6.02%) ETL
12 5 (6.02%) Project Management
12 5 (6.02%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 63 (75.90%) C#
2 30 (36.14%) SQL
3 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.25%) Java
5 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.02%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.20%) C
7 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (48.19%) Security Cleared
2 34 (40.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) ISEB
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) MCITP
4 2 (2.41%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) vSphere
1 1 (1.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Nagios
1 1 (1.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) OpenText
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco