The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 50 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 14 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.97% 3.57% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.76% 17.05% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 4
Average daily rate £325 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £350
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 £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 88 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.07% 20.95% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 59 57
Average daily rate £425 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £397 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.94% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
UK

.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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 8 £300 - 6
South Wales -24 6 £325 - 12
Mid Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 25 (89.29%) C#
4 24 (85.71%) ASP.NET
4 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
5 19 (67.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (64.29%) SQL
7 16 (57.14%) Visual Studio
7 16 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (42.86%) MCTS
9 10 (35.71%) MVC
10 8 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (28.57%) XML
11 7 (25.00%) jQuery
12 6 (21.43%) XSLT
13 5 (17.86%) Windows
13 5 (17.86%) WCF
14 4 (14.29%) MCSD
14 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
14 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 4 (14.29%) Web Services
14 4 (14.29%) Scrum
14 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
15 3 (10.71%) TDD
15 3 (10.71%) CSS
15 3 (10.71%) SOAP
15 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
15 3 (10.71%) HTML
15 3 (10.71%) Java

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) .NET Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Software Developer
4 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
4 9 (32.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Programmer
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 8 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (28.57%) XML
4 7 (25.00%) jQuery
5 6 (21.43%) XSLT
6 5 (17.86%) WCF
7 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (10.71%) CSS
8 3 (10.71%) SOAP
8 3 (10.71%) HTML
8 3 (10.71%) XSD
8 3 (10.71%) WPF
8 3 (10.71%) Apache FOP
8 3 (10.71%) NHibernate
8 3 (10.71%) Java SE
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (10.71%) REST
9 1 (3.57%) Middleware
9 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) SCADA
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) Web Development
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Web Design
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) EAI
5 1 (3.57%) B2B
5 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (42.86%) MCTS
3 4 (14.29%) MCSD
4 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) MCAD
6 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (3.57%) GAMP
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
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