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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 45 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 32 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.51% 3.17% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.45% 10.58% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 10
Average daily rate
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£478 £363 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.72% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £320 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £415 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.63 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+37.68% -8.53%
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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
257 208 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.18% 29.97% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 150 65
Average daily rate £325 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -60.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 31 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 31 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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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 +3 30 £475 +31.03% 2
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.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (90.11%) C#
3 64 (70.33%) SQL Server
4 62 (68.13%) MVC
5 61 (67.03%) Scrum
6 56 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 55 (60.44%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (57.14%) Visual Studio
9 50 (54.95%) BDD
10 49 (53.85%) Unit Testing
10 49 (53.85%) TDD
11 44 (48.35%) ASP.NET
11 44 (48.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 43 (47.25%) REST
13 38 (41.76%) Security Cleared
14 37 (40.66%) Entity Framework
15 33 (36.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (35.16%) WCF
16 32 (35.16%) IIS
17 31 (34.07%) ASP.NET Web API
18 30 (32.97%) SQL
18 30 (32.97%) Web Services
18 30 (32.97%) XML
18 30 (32.97%) SC Cleared
19 26 (28.57%) Selenium
19 26 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 25 (27.47%) SOAP
21 23 (25.27%) SQL Server 2012
22 18 (19.78%) jQuery
22 18 (19.78%) SOA

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 32 (35.16%) IIS
2 13 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) FileNet
4 3 (3.30%) Lync
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) SAN
1 1 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (70.33%) SQL Server
2 44 (48.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (25.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.59%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 56 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 26 (28.57%) Selenium
4 16 (17.58%) SpecFlow
5 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
6 11 (12.09%) JIRA
6 11 (12.09%) WebDriver
7 9 (9.89%) Subversion
7 9 (9.89%) JMeter
8 8 (8.79%) TestNG
8 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
9 7 (7.69%) Bugzilla
9 7 (7.69%) JUnit
10 5 (5.49%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (3.30%) MSBuild
12 2 (2.20%) Gradle
12 2 (2.20%) Artifactory
12 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.20%) ReSharper
General
1 17 (18.68%) Back Office
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Billing
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (81.32%) Developer
2 61 (67.03%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.09%) Tester
4 10 (10.99%) Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.59%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (48.35%) ASP.NET
3 43 (47.25%) REST
4 37 (40.66%) Entity Framework
5 33 (36.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (35.16%) WCF
7 31 (34.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 30 (32.97%) Web Services
8 30 (32.97%) XML
9 25 (27.47%) SOAP
10 18 (19.78%) jQuery
11 17 (18.68%) HTML
12 14 (15.38%) Ajax
13 12 (13.19%) CSS
14 11 (12.09%) LINQ
15 6 (6.59%) HTML5
15 6 (6.59%) CSS3
15 6 (6.59%) WinForms
16 3 (3.30%) WPF
16 3 (3.30%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.59%) NHS
2 6 (6.59%) User Experience
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (68.13%) MVC
2 61 (67.03%) Scrum
3 55 (60.44%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (54.95%) BDD
5 49 (53.85%) TDD
5 49 (53.85%) Unit Testing
6 18 (19.78%) SOA
7 14 (15.38%) SDLC
8 9 (9.89%) Test Scripting
8 9 (9.89%) Automated Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Load Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Automation Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Test Management
10 7 (7.69%) OOP
10 7 (7.69%) OO
10 7 (7.69%) OOD
11 6 (6.59%) UML
11 6 (6.59%) Web Development
11 6 (6.59%) Open Source
12 5 (5.49%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 82 (90.11%) C#
2 30 (32.97%) SQL
3 11 (12.09%) Java
3 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.89%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.49%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.10%) C
6 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (41.76%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.97%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) ISEB
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.20%) MCITP
4 2 (2.20%) MCDBA
4 2 (2.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) vSphere
1 1 (1.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Nagios
1 1 (1.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) OpenText
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco
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