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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 124 130 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.25% 16.95% 9.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.44% 50.58% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 99 45
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £272 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £441 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.98% +7.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
267 257 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.46% 33.51% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 163 154
Average daily rate £375 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.98% +7.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +2 109 £383 +9.67% 13
West Wales +15 5 £263 -25.00% 5
North Wales +3 4 £325 +4.00%
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 107 (59.78%) C#
2 84 (46.93%) MVC
3 79 (44.13%) SQL Server
4 76 (42.46%) Unit Testing
5 68 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (35.75%) JavaScript
7 57 (31.84%) ASP.NET
8 55 (30.73%) HTML
9 53 (29.61%) .NET Framework
10 52 (29.05%) Visual Studio
11 51 (28.49%) Scrum
12 50 (27.93%) TDD
13 46 (25.70%) SQL
14 44 (24.58%) CSS
15 41 (22.91%) WCF
15 41 (22.91%) jQuery
16 40 (22.35%) BDD
16 40 (22.35%) Entity Framework
17 39 (21.79%) Security Cleared
17 39 (21.79%) OO
17 39 (21.79%) Microsoft
18 37 (20.67%) ASP.NET Web API
19 36 (20.11%) ASP.NET MVC
20 35 (19.55%) Java
21 32 (17.88%) OOP
21 32 (17.88%) Finance
22 31 (17.32%) Web Development
23 30 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
24 28 (15.64%) SC Cleared
25 27 (15.08%) Selenium

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 10 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.91%) JBoss
3 7 (3.91%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.79%) CMS
4 5 (2.79%) IIS
4 5 (2.79%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.68%) Apache
6 3 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.68%) FileNet
6 3 (1.68%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.68%) Jetty
6 3 (1.68%) Mule
6 3 (1.68%) nginx
6 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.12%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.68%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.82%) LDAP
2 5 (2.79%) HTTP
2 5 (2.79%) SSL
2 5 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.23%) FTP
3 4 (2.23%) Internet
4 3 (1.68%) DHCP
4 3 (1.68%) DNS
4 3 (1.68%) IPsec
5 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (44.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.82%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (6.70%) Oracle9i Database
3 12 (6.70%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.15%) RDBMS
5 10 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.12%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.12%) DB2
11 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.56%) GIS
11 1 (0.56%) MS Access
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (29.05%) Visual Studio
2 27 (15.08%) Selenium
3 25 (13.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (12.85%) SpecFlow
5 18 (10.06%) NUnit
6 17 (9.50%) MbUnit
6 17 (9.50%) MSTest
7 16 (8.94%) JMeter
8 14 (7.82%) WebDriver
9 13 (7.26%) Cucumber
10 12 (6.70%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (6.15%) Git (software)
12 5 (2.79%) JIRA
13 4 (2.23%) Burp Suite
13 4 (2.23%) DbUnit
13 4 (2.23%) Jenkins
13 4 (2.23%) JUnit
13 4 (2.23%) Spock
14 3 (1.68%) Travis CI
15 2 (1.12%) MSBuild
General
1 32 (17.88%) Finance
2 20 (11.17%) Back Office
3 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Electronics
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Marketing
4 1 (0.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 114 (63.69%) Developer
2 61 (34.08%) .NET Developer
3 32 (17.88%) Senior Developer
4 21 (11.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (11.73%) C# Developer
5 19 (10.61%) Software Developer
6 18 (10.06%) Agile Developer
6 18 (10.06%) Analyst
7 17 (9.50%) Senior Agile Developer
8 16 (8.94%) SQL Developer
9 12 (6.70%) Senior Software Developer
10 11 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.15%) Business Analyst
10 11 (6.15%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (5.59%) Tester
12 9 (5.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (5.03%) Change Manager
13 8 (4.47%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (3.91%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (31.84%) ASP.NET
2 55 (30.73%) HTML
3 53 (29.61%) .NET Framework
4 44 (24.58%) CSS
5 41 (22.91%) jQuery
5 41 (22.91%) WCF
6 40 (22.35%) Entity Framework
7 37 (20.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (20.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (13.97%) HTML5
10 24 (13.41%) AngularJS
10 24 (13.41%) CSS3
11 23 (12.85%) Web Services
12 22 (12.29%) KnockoutJS
13 20 (11.17%) XML
14 11 (6.15%) Ajax
14 11 (6.15%) LINQ
14 11 (6.15%) WinForms
15 10 (5.59%) REST
15 10 (5.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.41%) NHS
2 3 (1.68%) Digital Media
2 3 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (1.68%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.12%) User Experience
4 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.56%) Clustering
4 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.56%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.53%) Windows
2 17 (9.50%) Linux
3 2 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.93%) MVC
2 76 (42.46%) Unit Testing
3 68 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (28.49%) Scrum
5 50 (27.93%) TDD
6 40 (22.35%) BDD
7 39 (21.79%) OO
8 32 (17.88%) OOP
9 31 (17.32%) Web Development
10 30 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (15.08%) Software Engineering
12 25 (13.97%) Configuration Management
12 25 (13.97%) Test-First Development
13 21 (11.73%) DevOps
14 20 (11.17%) SDLC
15 17 (9.50%) ATDD
15 17 (9.50%) Mentoring
16 13 (7.26%) Non-Functional Testing
17 11 (6.15%) Cross-Platform Development
17 11 (6.15%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (59.78%) C#
2 64 (35.75%) JavaScript
3 46 (25.70%) SQL
4 35 (19.55%) Java
5 18 (10.06%) TypeScript
6 14 (7.82%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.79%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.23%) C
8 4 (2.23%) C++
9 3 (1.68%) VBScript
10 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.12%) VBA
10 2 (1.12%) VC++
10 2 (1.12%) XPath
11 1 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.56%) Delphi
11 1 (0.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.47%) ISEB
4 4 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) MCAD
6 1 (0.56%) MCSD
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.68%) QA
4 2 (1.12%) SDET
5 1 (0.56%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (8.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.94%) Oracle
3 8 (4.47%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.79%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.68%) Google
5 3 (1.68%) Lotus
5 3 (1.68%) VMware
6 2 (1.12%) Sybase
7 1 (0.56%) Alterian
7 1 (0.56%) RedGate
7 1 (0.56%) Sage
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
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