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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 127 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.56% 8.58% 9.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.48% 28.91% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 35 29
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £403 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +11.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
242 211 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.55% 29.68% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 137 59
Average daily rate £388 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +77.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 21 April 2015.

.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 21 April 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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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 +13 105 £349 +2.57% 14
North Wales - 5 £275 - 8
West Wales -6 4 £350 +16.66% 2
Mid Wales - - - -
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.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 109 (58.92%) C#
2 83 (44.86%) SQL Server
3 81 (43.78%) Microsoft
4 76 (41.08%) ASP.NET
5 74 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (37.30%) Scrum
7 66 (35.68%) Security Cleared
8 62 (33.51%) .NET Framework
9 61 (32.97%) MVC
10 58 (31.35%) SC Cleared
11 56 (30.27%) JavaScript
12 55 (29.73%) Visual Studio
13 53 (28.65%) CSS
13 53 (28.65%) SQL
14 49 (26.49%) HTML
15 48 (25.95%) Java
15 48 (25.95%) TDD
16 44 (23.78%) Web Services
17 43 (23.24%) SQL Server 2008
18 41 (22.16%) Team Foundation Server
18 41 (22.16%) WCF
19 40 (21.62%) BDD
20 39 (21.08%) CRM
21 37 (20.00%) XML
21 37 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
22 35 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
23 32 (17.30%) Entity Framework
24 31 (16.76%) IIS
25 25 (13.51%) Selenium
26 24 (12.97%) SOAP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 31 (16.76%) IIS
2 23 (12.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.62%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.62%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.62%) Lync
3 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.08%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (1.08%) Node.js
4 2 (1.08%) CMS
4 2 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.54%) JBoss
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.54%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.54%) FileNet
Applications
1 13 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 35 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.24%) Intranet
2 4 (2.16%) Internet
3 3 (1.62%) Firewall
4 2 (1.08%) LDAP
5 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (44.86%) SQL Server
2 43 (23.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.24%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.24%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.16%) MySQL
7 3 (1.62%) FileMaker
7 3 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.08%) MS Access
8 2 (1.08%) Ingres
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 55 (29.73%) Visual Studio
2 41 (22.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (13.51%) Selenium
4 21 (11.35%) JMeter
5 15 (8.11%) Subversion
6 14 (7.57%) Jenkins
7 13 (7.03%) SpecFlow
7 13 (7.03%) Cucumber
8 11 (5.95%) MSBuild
8 11 (5.95%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.32%) TestNG
9 8 (4.32%) Maven
9 8 (4.32%) Hudson
9 8 (4.32%) Gradle
9 8 (4.32%) Artifactory
10 7 (3.78%) JIRA
10 7 (3.78%) JUnit
10 7 (3.78%) Bugzilla
11 5 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (2.16%) NUnit
General
1 7 (3.78%) Back Office
2 6 (3.24%) Finance
3 4 (2.16%) Marketing
4 3 (1.62%) Electronics
4 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.62%) Publishing
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 127 (68.65%) Developer
2 47 (25.41%) .NET Developer
3 27 (14.59%) CRM Developer
4 25 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 21 (11.35%) Tester
6 18 (9.73%) Software Developer
7 16 (8.65%) Analyst
8 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Developer
9 11 (5.95%) Test Analyst
9 11 (5.95%) Architect
9 11 (5.95%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.86%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.78%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.78%) Deployment Specialist
11 7 (3.78%) CRM Architect
11 7 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (2.70%) Applications Developer
12 5 (2.70%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (41.08%) ASP.NET
2 62 (33.51%) .NET Framework
3 53 (28.65%) CSS
4 49 (26.49%) HTML
5 44 (23.78%) Web Services
6 41 (22.16%) WCF
7 37 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (20.00%) XML
8 32 (17.30%) Entity Framework
9 24 (12.97%) SOAP
10 21 (11.35%) jQuery
10 21 (11.35%) HTML5
11 18 (9.73%) REST
12 16 (8.65%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 13 (7.03%) Ajax
14 10 (5.41%) CSS3
14 10 (5.41%) Sass
14 10 (5.41%) LINQ
15 8 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.57%) NHS
2 13 (7.03%) User Experience
3 9 (4.86%) Open Source
3 9 (4.86%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.16%) Replication
5 3 (1.62%) DTV
5 3 (1.62%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.73%) Windows
2 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.62%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.62%) Windows XP
3 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.54%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.54%) Linux
4 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.30%) Scrum
3 61 (32.97%) MVC
4 48 (25.95%) TDD
5 40 (21.62%) BDD
6 39 (21.08%) CRM
7 23 (12.43%) Test Scripting
8 22 (11.89%) Unit Testing
9 14 (7.57%) Regression Testing
10 13 (7.03%) Test-First Development
10 13 (7.03%) ITIL
11 11 (5.95%) Load Testing
12 9 (4.86%) Automated Testing
12 9 (4.86%) OOP
12 9 (4.86%) Automation Testing
13 7 (3.78%) Project Management
13 7 (3.78%) Test Management
14 6 (3.24%) UML
15 5 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (2.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (58.92%) C#
2 56 (30.27%) JavaScript
3 53 (28.65%) SQL
4 48 (25.95%) Java
5 9 (4.86%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.86%) Jython
5 9 (4.86%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.32%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.16%) PHP
9 3 (1.62%) C++
10 2 (1.08%) C
11 1 (0.54%) Perl
11 1 (0.54%) Ruby
11 1 (0.54%) VBA
11 1 (0.54%) Python
11 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (35.68%) Security Cleared
2 58 (31.35%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.11%) ISEB
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.62%) MCITP
4 3 (1.62%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.54%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 81 (43.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.27%) Oracle
3 3 (1.62%) Business Objects
3 3 (1.62%) SAP
3 3 (1.62%) AppSense
3 3 (1.62%) Alterian
3 3 (1.62%) Citrix
4 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.54%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.54%) ESRI
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago