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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 63 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.70% 5.68% 6.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.30% 35.05% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £358 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
.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
215 97 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.70% 16.19% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 72 88
Average daily rate £375 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £393 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £55.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 22 August 2014.

.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 22 August 2014. 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 52 £325 - 34
West Wales +1 6 £378 +60.63% 3
Mid Wales - 1 - -
North Wales - - - - 8
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 76 (57.14%) C#
2 55 (41.35%) ASP.NET
3 44 (33.08%) SQL Server
4 43 (32.33%) Microsoft
5 41 (30.83%) SharePoint
6 39 (29.32%) TDD
7 38 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 37 (27.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (27.07%) BDD
9 36 (27.07%) Java
10 32 (24.06%) SQL
11 31 (23.31%) Security Cleared
12 30 (22.56%) Scrum
13 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
14 24 (18.05%) HTML
15 23 (17.29%) Web Services
15 23 (17.29%) MVC
15 23 (17.29%) SC Cleared
16 22 (16.54%) Finance
16 22 (16.54%) CSS
16 22 (16.54%) Visual Studio
17 21 (15.79%) OO
18 20 (15.04%) ISEB
18 20 (15.04%) Open Source
18 20 (15.04%) ISTQB
18 20 (15.04%) Subversion
19 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (14.29%) Selenium
19 19 (14.29%) Test Scripting
20 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (30.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.27%) CMS
3 9 (6.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (5.26%) Umbraco
5 6 (4.51%) IIS
6 5 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.01%) Lync
7 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.01%) ArcGIS
7 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.26%) SAS
8 3 (2.26%) Kentico
8 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.27%) MS Office
3 9 (6.77%) MS Project
4 7 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) SaaS
4 2 (1.50%) Trello
4 2 (1.50%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Extranet
2 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (33.08%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (6.77%) CouchDB
4 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.01%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.50%) MS Access
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 37 (27.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (16.54%) Visual Studio
3 20 (15.04%) Subversion
4 19 (14.29%) Selenium
5 18 (13.53%) WebDriver
5 18 (13.53%) JIRA
6 17 (12.78%) TestNG
6 17 (12.78%) JMeter
7 16 (12.03%) Bugzilla
7 16 (12.03%) JUnit
8 15 (11.28%) Maven
8 15 (11.28%) TortoiseSVN
9 14 (10.53%) Ant
9 14 (10.53%) Jenkins
10 9 (6.77%) TestDirector
11 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (16.54%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) Advertising
3 3 (2.26%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Front Office
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (57.14%) Developer
2 51 (38.35%) .NET Developer
3 27 (20.30%) Analyst
4 11 (8.27%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.27%) Tester
5 9 (6.77%) C# Developer
5 9 (6.77%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.77%) Junior Developer
5 9 (6.77%) Junior Java Developer
5 9 (6.77%) Junior
5 9 (6.77%) Test Analyst
5 9 (6.77%) Junior .NET Developer
5 9 (6.77%) Scala Developer
6 7 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (3.76%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (3.01%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (3.01%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.35%) ASP.NET
2 38 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 24 (18.05%) HTML
4 23 (17.29%) Web Services
5 22 (16.54%) CSS
6 16 (12.03%) XML
6 16 (12.03%) WCF
7 15 (11.28%) REST
8 13 (9.77%) SOAP
9 12 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (8.27%) jQuery
10 11 (8.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (6.77%) SVG
11 9 (6.77%) Batik
11 9 (6.77%) Akka
11 9 (6.77%) Play Framework
12 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (5.26%) J2EE
14 6 (4.51%) WPF
15 4 (3.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) Open Source
2 17 (12.78%) Client/Server
3 11 (8.27%) AS400
4 8 (6.02%) GIS
5 4 (3.01%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.01%) iSeries
6 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) Windows
2 9 (6.77%) UNIX
3 5 (3.76%) Linux
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.32%) TDD
2 36 (27.07%) BDD
3 30 (22.56%) Scrum
4 23 (17.29%) MVC
5 21 (15.79%) OO
6 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 18 (13.53%) Load Testing
7 18 (13.53%) Automation Testing
8 17 (12.78%) CRM
9 16 (12.03%) Test Management
9 16 (12.03%) Kanban
9 16 (12.03%) Software Testing
10 12 (9.02%) Web Development
10 12 (9.02%) Unit Testing
10 12 (9.02%) Automated Testing
10 12 (9.02%) Project Management
11 10 (7.52%) Migration
11 10 (7.52%) UML
12 9 (6.77%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (57.14%) C#
2 36 (27.07%) Java
3 32 (24.06%) SQL
4 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.27%) Scala
6 9 (6.77%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.76%) PHP
8 3 (2.26%) SAS Macro
9 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.50%) C++
10 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (23.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.29%) SC Cleared
3 20 (15.04%) ISEB
3 20 (15.04%) ISTQB
4 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.77%) Degree
6 6 (4.51%) CCA
7 4 (3.01%) MCTS
7 4 (3.01%) MCSD
8 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.50%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (12.78%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.01%) Kibana
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) Ansible
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (32.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.02%) Oracle
3 10 (7.52%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.01%) Informatica
4 4 (3.01%) IBM
5 3 (2.26%) Cognos
5 3 (2.26%) SAP
5 3 (2.26%) ESRI
6 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.75%) Google
6 1 (0.75%) Rackspace
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