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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 68 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.12% 6.61% 6.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.45% 34.91% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 21
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£350 £285 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £358 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
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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
239 106 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.04% 18.93% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 69 83
Average daily rate £375 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £382 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 17 September 2014.

.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 17 September 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 +4 58 £350 +14.28% 28
Mid Wales - 3 £375 -
West Wales -8 2 £325 +58.53%
North Wales - - - - 6
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 77 (54.61%) C#
2 63 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (39.01%) ASP.NET
4 51 (36.17%) SQL Server
5 47 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 41 (29.08%) SharePoint
7 40 (28.37%) Java
7 40 (28.37%) TDD
8 38 (26.95%) Security Cleared
8 38 (26.95%) BDD
9 36 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (25.53%) .NET Framework
10 32 (22.70%) JavaScript
11 31 (21.99%) Web Services
12 30 (21.28%) SQL
12 30 (21.28%) Scrum
13 27 (19.15%) HTML
13 27 (19.15%) CSS
13 27 (19.15%) SC Cleared
14 26 (18.44%) Open Source
15 25 (17.73%) REST
16 24 (17.02%) Visual Studio
16 24 (17.02%) MVC
17 22 (15.60%) XML
17 22 (15.60%) ISEB
17 22 (15.60%) Test Scripting
17 22 (15.60%) Selenium
17 22 (15.60%) ISTQB
18 21 (14.89%) Software Testing
18 21 (14.89%) Subversion

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 41 (29.08%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.67%) ArcGIS
3 6 (4.26%) CMS
3 6 (4.26%) IIS
3 6 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.55%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.13%) SAS
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.71%) Lync
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.71%) Kentico
7 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.09%) MS Office
3 8 (5.67%) MS Project
4 6 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.84%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.42%) Trello
3 2 (1.42%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.71%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) Intranet
2 1 (0.71%) Network Security
2 1 (0.71%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (7.09%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.67%) CouchDB
4 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.84%) MS Access
5 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (17.02%) Visual Studio
3 22 (15.60%) Selenium
4 21 (14.89%) Subversion
4 21 (14.89%) WebDriver
5 20 (14.18%) JMeter
5 20 (14.18%) TestNG
5 20 (14.18%) JIRA
6 19 (13.48%) JUnit
6 19 (13.48%) Bugzilla
7 18 (12.77%) TortoiseSVN
7 18 (12.77%) Maven
8 17 (12.06%) Ant
8 17 (12.06%) Jenkins
9 8 (5.67%) TestDirector
10 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Advertising
3 2 (1.42%) Front Office
3 2 (1.42%) Banking
3 2 (1.42%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (58.16%) Developer
2 49 (34.75%) .NET Developer
3 24 (17.02%) Analyst
4 12 (8.51%) Architect
5 11 (7.80%) Test Analyst
6 10 (7.09%) Technical Architect
6 10 (7.09%) Tester
7 8 (5.67%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.67%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Junior Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Junior
7 8 (5.67%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Junior Java Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Scala Developer
8 7 (4.96%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.55%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.01%) ASP.NET
2 36 (25.53%) .NET Framework
3 31 (21.99%) Web Services
4 27 (19.15%) HTML
4 27 (19.15%) CSS
5 25 (17.73%) REST
6 22 (15.60%) XML
7 21 (14.89%) SOAP
8 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (9.93%) WCF
10 12 (8.51%) jQuery
11 8 (5.67%) SVG
11 8 (5.67%) Batik
11 8 (5.67%) Play Framework
11 8 (5.67%) Akka
11 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (5.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (4.96%) CSS3
12 7 (4.96%) HTML5
13 6 (4.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Open Source
2 20 (14.18%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.09%) GIS
3 10 (7.09%) AS400
4 4 (2.84%) NHS
4 4 (2.84%) iSeries
4 4 (2.84%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.13%) User Experience
5 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.09%) Windows
2 9 (6.38%) UNIX
3 5 (3.55%) Linux
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.37%) TDD
3 38 (26.95%) BDD
4 30 (21.28%) Scrum
5 24 (17.02%) MVC
6 22 (15.60%) Test Scripting
7 21 (14.89%) Software Testing
7 21 (14.89%) Load Testing
7 21 (14.89%) Automation Testing
8 19 (13.48%) Kanban
8 19 (13.48%) Test Management
8 19 (13.48%) OO
9 18 (12.77%) UML
10 13 (9.22%) CRM
10 13 (9.22%) Project Management
11 12 (8.51%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.80%) Web Development
13 10 (7.09%) Automated Testing
14 8 (5.67%) Process Management
14 8 (5.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 77 (54.61%) C#
2 40 (28.37%) Java
3 32 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 30 (21.28%) SQL
5 11 (7.80%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.09%) Scala
7 4 (2.84%) PHP
8 3 (2.13%) SAS Macro
9 2 (1.42%) C++
9 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (26.95%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 22 (15.60%) ISEB
3 22 (15.60%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.96%) Degree
6 6 (4.26%) CCA
7 3 (2.13%) MCTS
8 2 (1.42%) MCSD
8 2 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (14.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.84%) Kibana
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.18%) Oracle
3 7 (4.96%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.55%) ESRI
5 4 (2.84%) Informatica
5 4 (2.84%) IBM
6 3 (2.13%) Cognos
6 3 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.71%) Google
7 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
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