The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 84 67 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.90% 9.59% 8.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.89% 35.83% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 25
Average daily rate £370 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £473 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £68.50 - £35.13
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 - £31.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 - £39.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.NET
UK

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
216 187 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.18% 26.75% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 120 69
Average daily rate £370 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Wales region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Wales

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Wales region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

.NET
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 67 £370 +17.46% 22
West Wales +16 5 £265 +0.95% 3
Mid Wales - 1 £450 -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing .NET 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.

1 161 (73.85%) C#
2 134 (61.47%) MVC
3 129 (59.17%) SQL Server
4 109 (50.00%) Scrum
5 101 (46.33%) ASP.NET
5 101 (46.33%) Unit Testing
6 95 (43.58%) .NET Framework
7 85 (38.99%) Microsoft
8 82 (37.61%) JavaScript
9 81 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (36.24%) TDD
11 77 (35.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 75 (34.40%) HTML
12 75 (34.40%) Entity Framework
13 73 (33.49%) jQuery
14 72 (33.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 71 (32.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 70 (32.11%) SQL
16 70 (32.11%) Visual Studio
17 69 (31.65%) CSS
18 67 (30.73%) WCF
19 62 (28.44%) Web Services
20 58 (26.61%) XML
21 56 (25.69%) Security Cleared
22 52 (23.85%) Ajax
23 50 (22.94%) OO
23 50 (22.94%) REST
24 47 (21.56%) BDD
25 46 (21.10%) ASP.NET Web API
26 42 (19.27%) SC Cleared

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (19.27%) IIS
2 34 (15.60%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (5.96%) Apache
3 13 (5.96%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.50%) Jetty
4 12 (5.50%) nginx
4 12 (5.50%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.29%) JBoss
6 5 (2.29%) Mule
7 4 (1.83%) FileNet
8 3 (1.38%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.92%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.46%) CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.46%) Node.js
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (5.05%) Google App Engine
1 11 (5.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.84%) HTTP
2 15 (6.88%) SSL
2 15 (6.88%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.42%) LDAP
4 11 (5.05%) DHCP
4 11 (5.05%) DNS
4 11 (5.05%) FTP
4 11 (5.05%) IPsec
5 4 (1.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (59.17%) SQL Server
2 71 (32.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (18.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (7.34%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (3.21%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.75%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (2.75%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.38%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.92%) MS Access
11 1 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.46%) GIS
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (35.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (32.11%) Visual Studio
3 40 (18.35%) SpecFlow
4 38 (17.43%) Selenium
5 37 (16.97%) Git (software)
6 18 (8.26%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.67%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.29%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.38%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.38%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.38%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.38%) NUnit
10 3 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.38%) Subversion
11 2 (0.92%) MbUnit
11 2 (0.92%) MSTest
12 1 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 33 (15.14%) Back Office
2 15 (6.88%) Finance
3 13 (5.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 166 (76.15%) Developer
2 129 (59.17%) .NET Developer
3 48 (22.02%) SQL Developer
4 28 (12.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 28 (12.84%) C# Developer
5 20 (9.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (7.34%) Analyst
6 16 (7.34%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.34%) Software Developer
7 15 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (5.96%) Business Analyst
9 12 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.59%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (4.13%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (3.67%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Agile Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Digital Developer
13 7 (3.21%) Agile .NET Developer
13 7 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (46.33%) ASP.NET
2 95 (43.58%) .NET Framework
3 75 (34.40%) Entity Framework
3 75 (34.40%) HTML
4 73 (33.49%) jQuery
5 72 (33.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (31.65%) CSS
7 67 (30.73%) WCF
8 62 (28.44%) Web Services
9 58 (26.61%) XML
10 52 (23.85%) Ajax
11 50 (22.94%) REST
12 46 (21.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 39 (17.89%) SOAP
14 23 (10.55%) HTML5
15 18 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (7.80%) XForms
16 17 (7.80%) XSLT
17 16 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 15 (6.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.97%) NHS
2 8 (3.67%) User Experience
3 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.46%) Clustering
4 1 (0.46%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.46%) Physics
4 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.55%) Linux
2 18 (8.26%) Windows
3 4 (1.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) Unix
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (61.47%) MVC
2 109 (50.00%) Scrum
3 101 (46.33%) Unit Testing
4 81 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (36.24%) TDD
6 50 (22.94%) OO
7 47 (21.56%) BDD
8 40 (18.35%) Software Engineering
9 38 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (15.60%) OOP
11 30 (13.76%) SOA
12 22 (10.09%) Configuration Management
12 22 (10.09%) UML
13 20 (9.17%) DevOps
14 19 (8.72%) Data Modelling
15 18 (8.26%) SDLC
16 16 (7.34%) Regression Testing
16 16 (7.34%) Software Testing
17 14 (6.42%) Web Development
18 12 (5.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 161 (73.85%) C#
2 82 (37.61%) JavaScript
3 70 (32.11%) SQL
4 21 (9.63%) Java
5 16 (7.34%) XPath
6 12 (5.50%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.75%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.29%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.29%) VBScript
9 3 (1.38%) C++
9 3 (1.38%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.46%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.46%) Delphi
11 1 (0.46%) Jython
11 1 (0.46%) VB
11 1 (0.46%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (25.69%) Security Cleared
2 42 (19.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) Degree
4 1 (0.46%) MCAD
4 1 (0.46%) MCSD
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (11.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 20 (9.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.05%) Xen
3 10 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.05%) Puppet
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 85 (38.99%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.05%) Google
3 10 (4.59%) Oracle
3 10 (4.59%) VMware
4 5 (2.29%) Red Gate
5 3 (1.38%) Lotus
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe
6 1 (0.46%) Cognos
6 1 (0.46%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.46%) Sybase
6 1 (0.46%) Telerik
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