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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 91 59 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.12% 7.90% 4.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.97% 28.78% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 42 21
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£348 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £264 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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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
253 205 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.14% 27.44% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 148 52
Average daily rate £315 £395 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.25% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -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 3 August 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 3 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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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 +10 63 £353 +8.46% 20
West Wales -3 7 £275 -8.33% 1
Mid Wales - 5 £344 - 1
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.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 141 (64.38%) C#
2 103 (47.03%) SQL Server
3 100 (45.66%) Scrum
4 90 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (39.73%) ASP.NET
6 77 (35.16%) Security Cleared
7 76 (34.70%) .NET Framework
8 74 (33.79%) Microsoft
9 67 (30.59%) SQL
9 67 (30.59%) MVC
10 65 (29.68%) SC Cleared
11 55 (25.11%) TDD
12 53 (24.20%) XML
13 52 (23.74%) Web Services
13 52 (23.74%) BDD
14 50 (22.83%) Visual Studio
15 49 (22.37%) HTML
15 49 (22.37%) Windows
16 48 (21.92%) Java
17 47 (21.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 46 (21.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 43 (19.63%) JavaScript
20 41 (18.72%) IIS
21 40 (18.26%) CSS
22 38 (17.35%) SOAP
23 37 (16.89%) Jenkins
24 32 (14.61%) MSBuild
24 32 (14.61%) PowerShell
24 32 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
25 31 (14.16%) Unit Testing

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 41 (18.72%) IIS
2 19 (8.68%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.94%) ArcGIS
4 8 (3.65%) ArcSDE
4 8 (3.65%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.20%) Apache
5 7 (3.20%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.74%) nginx
7 5 (2.28%) Lync
8 4 (1.83%) Jetty
9 3 (1.37%) FileNet
9 3 (1.37%) JBoss
10 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.91%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.91%) Node.js
10 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (7.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.28%) Office 365
3 3 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.37%) SaaS
3 3 (1.37%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.20%) HTTP
2 5 (2.28%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.28%) SSL
3 3 (1.37%) DNS
3 3 (1.37%) DHCP
3 3 (1.37%) FTP
3 3 (1.37%) Firewall
3 3 (1.37%) IPsec
4 2 (0.91%) Intranet
4 2 (0.91%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (47.03%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.65%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.74%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.37%) MySQL
9 3 (1.37%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.46%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 50 (22.83%) Visual Studio
2 46 (21.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (16.89%) Jenkins
4 32 (14.61%) MSBuild
5 29 (13.24%) Artifactory
6 28 (12.79%) Hudson
7 27 (12.33%) Selenium
8 23 (10.50%) JMeter
9 16 (7.31%) Subversion
10 14 (6.39%) SpecFlow
10 14 (6.39%) Cucumber
11 12 (5.48%) JIRA
11 12 (5.48%) WebDriver
12 10 (4.57%) Gradle
13 8 (3.65%) TestNG
13 8 (3.65%) Maven
14 7 (3.20%) Bugzilla
14 7 (3.20%) JUnit
15 5 (2.28%) Oracle Forms
16 3 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 12 (5.48%) Back Office
2 6 (2.74%) Finance
3 3 (1.37%) Billing
4 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 141 (64.38%) Developer
2 74 (33.79%) .NET Developer
3 25 (11.42%) Tester
4 21 (9.59%) Analyst
5 16 (7.31%) Software Developer
6 13 (5.94%) Test Analyst
6 13 (5.94%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.94%) CRM Developer
7 12 (5.48%) GIS Developer
7 12 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 10 (4.57%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.11%) SQL Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (3.20%) Deployment Specialist
11 7 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.74%) Analyst Developer
12 6 (2.74%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (2.74%) Applications Support
13 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (39.73%) ASP.NET
2 76 (34.70%) .NET Framework
3 53 (24.20%) XML
4 52 (23.74%) Web Services
5 49 (22.37%) HTML
6 47 (21.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (18.26%) CSS
8 38 (17.35%) SOAP
9 28 (12.79%) REST
10 26 (11.87%) HTML5
11 23 (10.50%) Entity Framework
11 23 (10.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (9.13%) WCF
13 19 (8.68%) jQuery
14 15 (6.85%) CSS3
15 11 (5.02%) RESTful
16 10 (4.57%) LINQ
16 10 (4.57%) ArcObjects
17 9 (4.11%) Sass
18 8 (3.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.85%) User Experience
2 12 (5.48%) NHS
2 12 (5.48%) GIS
3 9 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.37%) Windows
2 18 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (4.57%) Linux
4 8 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.46%) UNIX
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (45.66%) Scrum
2 90 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (30.59%) MVC
4 55 (25.11%) TDD
5 52 (23.74%) BDD
6 31 (14.16%) Unit Testing
7 25 (11.42%) CRM
8 24 (10.96%) Test Scripting
9 23 (10.50%) DevOps
10 21 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (9.13%) Software Delivery
12 15 (6.85%) Regression Testing
13 14 (6.39%) SDLC
13 14 (6.39%) Open Source
14 13 (5.94%) Test-First Development
15 12 (5.48%) Configuration Management
16 11 (5.02%) ITIL
16 11 (5.02%) Load Testing
17 10 (4.57%) OOP
17 10 (4.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (64.38%) C#
2 67 (30.59%) SQL
3 48 (21.92%) Java
4 43 (19.63%) JavaScript
5 32 (14.61%) PowerShell
6 26 (11.87%) Jython
7 18 (8.22%) VB.NET
8 12 (5.48%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.74%) VBA
11 4 (1.83%) Python
11 4 (1.83%) VB6
11 4 (1.83%) VB
12 3 (1.37%) PHP
13 2 (0.91%) Perl
13 2 (0.91%) C++
13 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (35.16%) Security Cleared
2 65 (29.68%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.68%) ISEB
4 4 (1.83%) Degree
5 3 (1.37%) MCDBA
5 3 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.37%) MCITP
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.28%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.83%) Xen
3 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) Nagios
2 1 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (33.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.13%) Oracle
3 12 (5.48%) ESRI
4 5 (2.28%) VMware
5 4 (1.83%) OpenText
6 3 (1.37%) Google
7 2 (0.91%) AppSense
7 2 (0.91%) Alterian
7 2 (0.91%) Mapinfo
7 2 (0.91%) InterSystems
7 2 (0.91%) Citrix
8 1 (0.46%) Sage
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco
8 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.46%) AppDynamics
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