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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 88 64 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.65% 9.22% 5.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.24% 30.77% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 43 25
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £277 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £409 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.25 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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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
257 208 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.18% 29.97% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 150 65
Average daily rate £325 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -60.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 31 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 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 0 67 £365 +10.18% 16
West Wales -4 6 £275 -27.15% 1
Mid Wales -5 5 £344 -8.33%
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 159 (68.24%) C#
2 123 (52.79%) Scrum
3 122 (52.36%) SQL Server
4 95 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (39.06%) .NET Framework
6 87 (37.34%) ASP.NET
7 83 (35.62%) MVC
7 83 (35.62%) Security Cleared
8 74 (31.76%) Microsoft
9 72 (30.90%) TDD
10 69 (29.61%) SC Cleared
11 68 (29.18%) SQL
12 67 (28.76%) Visual Studio
12 67 (28.76%) BDD
13 62 (26.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 59 (25.32%) XML
15 55 (23.61%) Web Services
16 54 (23.18%) HTML
16 54 (23.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 52 (22.32%) Unit Testing
18 49 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC
18 49 (21.03%) Windows
19 46 (19.74%) Java
19 46 (19.74%) JavaScript
20 45 (19.31%) REST
21 41 (17.60%) Selenium
21 41 (17.60%) CSS
21 41 (17.60%) IIS
22 40 (17.17%) SOAP
23 39 (16.74%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (17.60%) IIS
2 16 (6.87%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (5.15%) ArcGIS
5 8 (3.43%) ArcSDE
5 8 (3.43%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.00%) Apache
6 7 (3.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.58%) nginx
8 5 (2.15%) Lync
9 4 (1.72%) Jetty
10 3 (1.29%) FileNet
10 3 (1.29%) JBoss
11 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.86%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.86%) Node.js
11 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.15%) Office 365
3 3 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.29%) SaaS
3 3 (1.29%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.86%) HTTP
2 5 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.15%) SSL
3 3 (1.29%) DNS
3 3 (1.29%) DHCP
3 3 (1.29%) FTP
3 3 (1.29%) IPsec
4 2 (0.86%) Intranet
4 2 (0.86%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (52.36%) SQL Server
2 54 (23.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (14.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.43%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.43%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (3.00%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.29%) MySQL
8 3 (1.29%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.43%) Firebird
10 1 (0.43%) InterBase
10 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 67 (28.76%) Visual Studio
2 62 (26.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (17.60%) Selenium
4 38 (16.31%) Jenkins
5 33 (14.16%) MSBuild
6 30 (12.88%) Artifactory
7 29 (12.45%) Hudson
8 28 (12.02%) SpecFlow
9 23 (9.87%) JMeter
10 17 (7.30%) Subversion
11 16 (6.87%) Git (software)
12 14 (6.01%) Cucumber
13 12 (5.15%) JIRA
13 12 (5.15%) WebDriver
14 10 (4.29%) Gradle
15 8 (3.43%) TestNG
15 8 (3.43%) Maven
16 7 (3.00%) Bugzilla
16 7 (3.00%) JUnit
17 5 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (8.15%) Back Office
2 7 (3.00%) Finance
3 5 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.29%) Billing
5 2 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 158 (67.81%) Developer
2 93 (39.91%) .NET Developer
3 25 (10.73%) Tester
4 22 (9.44%) Analyst
5 18 (7.73%) Software Developer
6 14 (6.01%) Test Analyst
7 13 (5.58%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.15%) GIS Developer
9 11 (4.72%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 10 (4.29%) CRM Developer
11 9 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.86%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (3.86%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.00%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.00%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (3.00%) Deployment Specialist
12 7 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (2.58%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (2.58%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (39.06%) .NET Framework
2 87 (37.34%) ASP.NET
3 59 (25.32%) XML
4 55 (23.61%) Web Services
5 54 (23.18%) HTML
6 49 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (19.31%) REST
8 41 (17.60%) CSS
9 40 (17.17%) SOAP
10 39 (16.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (15.88%) Entity Framework
11 37 (15.88%) WCF
12 30 (12.88%) jQuery
13 29 (12.45%) HTML5
14 18 (7.73%) Ajax
15 16 (6.87%) CSS3
16 11 (4.72%) LINQ
16 11 (4.72%) RESTful
17 10 (4.29%) ArcObjects
18 9 (3.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.44%) NHS
1 15 (6.44%) User Experience
2 12 (5.15%) GIS
3 9 (3.86%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.29%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.03%) Windows
2 19 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (4.72%) Linux
4 7 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.43%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (52.79%) Scrum
2 95 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (35.62%) MVC
4 72 (30.90%) TDD
5 67 (28.76%) BDD
6 52 (22.32%) Unit Testing
7 24 (10.30%) Test Scripting
7 24 (10.30%) DevOps
8 22 (9.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (8.58%) Software Delivery
9 20 (8.58%) CRM
10 18 (7.73%) SOA
11 16 (6.87%) SDLC
12 15 (6.44%) Regression Testing
13 14 (6.01%) Open Source
14 13 (5.58%) Test-First Development
15 11 (4.72%) Configuration Management
15 11 (4.72%) Load Testing
16 10 (4.29%) Project Management
16 10 (4.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 159 (68.24%) C#
2 68 (29.18%) SQL
3 46 (19.74%) Java
3 46 (19.74%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.16%) PowerShell
5 27 (11.59%) Jython
6 19 (8.15%) VB.NET
7 15 (6.44%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.86%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.00%) VBA
10 4 (1.72%) Python
10 4 (1.72%) VB
10 4 (1.72%) VB6
11 3 (1.29%) PHP
12 2 (0.86%) VBScript
12 2 (0.86%) Perl
12 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.43%) Delphi
13 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 83 (35.62%) Security Cleared
2 69 (29.61%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.15%) ISEB
4 4 (1.72%) Degree
5 3 (1.29%) MCDBA
5 3 (1.29%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.29%) MCITP
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.15%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.72%) Xen
3 2 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
4 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.43%) Nagios
2 1 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.30%) Oracle
3 12 (5.15%) ESRI
4 5 (2.15%) VMware
5 4 (1.72%) OpenText
6 3 (1.29%) Google
7 2 (0.86%) Alterian
7 2 (0.86%) Mapinfo
7 2 (0.86%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco
8 1 (0.43%) Sage
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.43%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.43%) AppDynamics
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