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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 68 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.42% 8.74% 8.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.48% 34.25% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 25
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.13 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% +106.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
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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
168 146 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.27% 25.52% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 86 54
Average daily rate £388 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £140.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.78% +723.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 +6 46 £309 -7.14% 33
North Wales -6 5 £275 +15.78% 7
West Wales -17 5 £263 -12.50% 2
Mid Wales - - - -
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.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 80 (55.17%) C#
2 70 (48.28%) SQL Server
3 69 (47.59%) ASP.NET
4 60 (41.38%) MVC
5 55 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (35.86%) CSS
7 50 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 50 (34.48%) Security Cleared
8 49 (33.79%) .NET Framework
9 48 (33.10%) HTML
10 44 (30.34%) JavaScript
11 40 (27.59%) SC Cleared
12 39 (26.90%) Scrum
13 37 (25.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 35 (24.14%) SQL
14 35 (24.14%) Visual Studio
15 34 (23.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (23.45%) WCF
16 31 (21.38%) SharePoint
16 31 (21.38%) TDD
17 29 (20.00%) CRM
17 29 (20.00%) Java
18 27 (18.62%) Web Services
18 27 (18.62%) Dynamics CRM
19 26 (17.93%) SQL Server 2008
20 24 (16.55%) Open Source
20 24 (16.55%) Selenium
20 24 (16.55%) XML
20 24 (16.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 22 (15.17%) jQuery

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (21.38%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.41%) IIS
3 7 (4.83%) JBoss
3 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.45%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.07%) CMS
5 3 (2.07%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.07%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.38%) Lync
6 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.38%) Apache
6 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.69%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.69%) FileNet
7 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.14%) MS Office
3 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (18.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.76%) Office 365
3 2 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.14%) Intranet
2 3 (2.07%) Internet
2 3 (2.07%) Firewall
3 2 (1.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.76%) MS Access
8 3 (2.07%) FileMaker
8 3 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.38%) Ingres
10 1 (0.69%) MySQL
10 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.69%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (25.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (24.14%) Visual Studio
3 24 (16.55%) Selenium
4 21 (14.48%) Subversion
5 20 (13.79%) JIRA
5 20 (13.79%) Jenkins
6 18 (12.41%) WebDriver
7 12 (8.28%) Bugzilla
8 11 (7.59%) JMeter
8 11 (7.59%) TortoiseSVN
9 6 (4.14%) SoapUI
9 6 (4.14%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.45%) Ant
10 5 (3.45%) JUnit
10 5 (3.45%) Maven
10 5 (3.45%) ReSharper
10 5 (3.45%) TestNG
10 5 (3.45%) Gradle
10 5 (3.45%) Artifactory
11 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (7.59%) Finance
2 4 (2.76%) Marketing
3 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.07%) Publishing
3 3 (2.07%) Back Office
3 3 (2.07%) Electronics
3 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.69%) Front Office
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (57.24%) Developer
2 32 (22.07%) .NET Developer
3 22 (15.17%) Architect
4 18 (12.41%) CRM Developer
5 16 (11.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 13 (8.97%) Analyst
7 12 (8.28%) Tester
7 12 (8.28%) Technical Architect
8 10 (6.90%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Test Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (4.14%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (4.14%) CRM Architect
10 6 (4.14%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.76%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.76%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.76%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (47.59%) ASP.NET
2 52 (35.86%) CSS
3 49 (33.79%) .NET Framework
4 48 (33.10%) HTML
5 34 (23.45%) WCF
5 34 (23.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (18.62%) Web Services
7 24 (16.55%) XML
7 24 (16.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 22 (15.17%) jQuery
9 17 (11.72%) REST
9 17 (11.72%) CSS3
9 17 (11.72%) HTML5
10 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 16 (11.03%) SOAP
11 14 (9.66%) Ajax
12 10 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (6.21%) Spring
14 8 (5.52%) Spring MVC
15 7 (4.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.55%) Open Source
2 13 (8.97%) Client/Server
3 11 (7.59%) NHS
4 7 (4.83%) User Experience
5 4 (2.76%) Replication
6 3 (2.07%) DTV
6 3 (2.07%) GIS
7 2 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.14%) Windows
2 3 (2.07%) Windows XP
2 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.69%) UNIX
3 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.38%) MVC
2 55 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (26.90%) Scrum
4 31 (21.38%) TDD
5 29 (20.00%) CRM
6 20 (13.79%) BDD
7 19 (13.10%) Kanban
8 18 (12.41%) Automation Testing
9 17 (11.72%) Test Scripting
10 16 (11.03%) Software Testing
10 16 (11.03%) Load Testing
11 14 (9.66%) UML
12 13 (8.97%) Project Management
12 13 (8.97%) SOA
13 11 (7.59%) Test Management
14 7 (4.83%) Migration
15 6 (4.14%) Content Management
15 6 (4.14%) ITIL
15 6 (4.14%) Line Management
15 6 (4.14%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 80 (55.17%) C#
2 44 (30.34%) JavaScript
3 35 (24.14%) SQL
4 29 (20.00%) Java
5 8 (5.52%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.07%) VB
7 3 (2.07%) C++
8 2 (1.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) VBA
9 1 (0.69%) Python
9 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 40 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.97%) ISEB
3 13 (8.97%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.38%) CCA
5 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (2.07%) vCloud
2 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.03%) Oracle
3 7 (4.83%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.07%) VMware
4 3 (2.07%) AppSense
4 3 (2.07%) SAP
4 3 (2.07%) Citrix
5 2 (1.38%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.69%) Alterian
6 1 (0.69%) ESRI
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