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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 45 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 35 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.35% 3.10% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.64% 12.41% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 11
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£338 £299 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% -4.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
.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
277 145 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.45% 25.00% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 88 76
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.80 £16.24 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.27% +8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £18.00
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
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 20 October 2014.

.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 20 October 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 +6 33 £334 +11.71% 5
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - - 3
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (96.36%) C#
3 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (76.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (74.55%) Selenium
5 39 (70.91%) Scrum
6 36 (65.45%) JIRA
7 35 (63.64%) Open Source
8 34 (61.82%) WebDriver
8 34 (61.82%) Security Cleared
8 34 (61.82%) Jenkins
8 34 (61.82%) Automation Testing
9 33 (60.00%) Kanban
9 33 (60.00%) BDD
9 33 (60.00%) Test Scripting
10 32 (58.18%) Load Testing
10 32 (58.18%) TDD
11 31 (56.36%) Subversion
12 30 (54.55%) ISTQB
12 30 (54.55%) Java
13 29 (52.73%) ISEB
13 29 (52.73%) Software Testing
13 29 (52.73%) SC Cleared
14 28 (50.91%) HP Quality Center
14 28 (50.91%) Client/Server
14 28 (50.91%) SharePoint
15 27 (49.09%) JMeter
15 27 (49.09%) Bugzilla
15 27 (49.09%) Test Management
16 26 (47.27%) TortoiseSVN

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 28 (50.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.91%) JBoss
2 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (76.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (74.55%) Selenium
3 36 (65.45%) JIRA
4 34 (61.82%) WebDriver
4 34 (61.82%) Jenkins
5 31 (56.36%) Subversion
6 27 (49.09%) JMeter
6 27 (49.09%) Bugzilla
7 26 (47.27%) TortoiseSVN
8 22 (40.00%) TestNG
9 21 (38.18%) JUnit
10 19 (34.55%) Visual Studio
10 19 (34.55%) Maven
10 19 (34.55%) Ant
11 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
12 5 (9.09%) Gradle
12 5 (9.09%) Artifactory
12 5 (9.09%) ReSharper
12 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Tester
2 17 (30.91%) Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Analyst
4 13 (23.64%) Test Analyst
5 11 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Software Tester
9 3 (5.45%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Lead Tester
10 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (16.36%) jQuery
5 8 (14.55%) HTML
5 8 (14.55%) CSS
5 8 (14.55%) SOAP
5 8 (14.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (14.55%) REST
5 8 (14.55%) WCF
6 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (12.73%) Web Services
6 7 (12.73%) XML
7 6 (10.91%) Spring
7 6 (10.91%) Spring MVC
7 6 (10.91%) Java SE
7 6 (10.91%) RESTful
7 6 (10.91%) HTML5
7 6 (10.91%) CSS3
8 2 (3.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (63.64%) Open Source
2 28 (50.91%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.27%) AS400
3 4 (7.27%) iSeries
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (70.91%) Scrum
3 34 (61.82%) Automation Testing
4 33 (60.00%) Kanban
4 33 (60.00%) BDD
4 33 (60.00%) Test Scripting
5 32 (58.18%) Load Testing
5 32 (58.18%) TDD
6 29 (52.73%) Software Testing
7 27 (49.09%) Test Management
8 17 (30.91%) MVC
9 12 (21.82%) Project Management
10 7 (12.73%) Automated Testing
10 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
11 6 (10.91%) SOA
12 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
13 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
13 2 (3.64%) Web Development
14 1 (1.82%) Performance Testing
14 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (96.36%) C#
2 30 (54.55%) Java
3 7 (12.73%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (61.82%) Security Cleared
2 30 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 29 (52.73%) SC Cleared
3 29 (52.73%) ISEB
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.45%) MCTS
6 1 (1.82%) MCSD
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) vCloud
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (50.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Informatica
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
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