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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 61 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.83% 8.35% 8.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.62% 36.84% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 26
Average daily rate
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£306 £301 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.65% -3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £388 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
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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
187 114 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.06% 22.66% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 62 62
Average daily rate £425 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £10.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1629.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +3 42 £315 +0.80% 31
West Wales -15 5 £263 -12.86% 2
North Wales -1 4 £275 +15.78% 8
Mid Wales - - - -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (57.45%) C#
2 65 (46.10%) SQL Server
3 62 (43.97%) ASP.NET
4 60 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (36.17%) Security Cleared
6 50 (35.46%) CSS
6 50 (35.46%) MVC
7 49 (34.75%) HTML
8 45 (31.91%) Microsoft
9 44 (31.21%) JavaScript
10 43 (30.50%) .NET Framework
11 40 (28.37%) SC Cleared
12 39 (27.66%) Scrum
13 34 (24.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 33 (23.40%) Visual Studio
15 29 (20.57%) SharePoint
15 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (20.57%) WCF
16 28 (19.86%) TDD
17 27 (19.15%) SQL
17 27 (19.15%) Java
18 25 (17.73%) Web Services
18 25 (17.73%) XML
18 25 (17.73%) Open Source
19 24 (17.02%) Selenium
19 24 (17.02%) CRM
20 23 (16.31%) Dynamics CRM
20 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (14.89%) jQuery
22 20 (14.18%) JIRA

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (20.57%) SharePoint
2 17 (12.06%) IIS
3 8 (5.67%) ArcGIS
4 7 (4.96%) JBoss
4 7 (4.96%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.13%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.13%) SAS
6 3 (2.13%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.42%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.42%) Apache
7 2 (1.42%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) Node.js
8 1 (0.71%) FileNet
8 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.71%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.26%) MS Office
3 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.84%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) Intranet
2 3 (2.13%) Internet
3 2 (1.42%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (46.10%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.09%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.84%) MS Access
8 3 (2.13%) FileMaker
8 3 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.42%) Ingres
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.71%) MySQL
10 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (24.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (23.40%) Visual Studio
3 24 (17.02%) Selenium
4 20 (14.18%) JIRA
4 20 (14.18%) Subversion
4 20 (14.18%) Jenkins
5 18 (12.77%) WebDriver
6 12 (8.51%) Bugzilla
7 11 (7.80%) TortoiseSVN
7 11 (7.80%) JMeter
8 6 (4.26%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.26%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.55%) Gradle
9 5 (3.55%) Artifactory
9 5 (3.55%) Ant
9 5 (3.55%) JUnit
9 5 (3.55%) Maven
9 5 (3.55%) ReSharper
9 5 (3.55%) TestNG
10 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (8.51%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Marketing
2 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.13%) Publishing
3 3 (2.13%) Electronics
3 3 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.71%) Front Office
4 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (58.87%) Developer
2 31 (21.99%) .NET Developer
3 22 (15.60%) Architect
4 15 (10.64%) CRM Developer
5 14 (9.93%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 12 (8.51%) Tester
6 12 (8.51%) Analyst
6 12 (8.51%) Technical Architect
7 10 (7.09%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.38%) Test Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (5.67%) SharePoint Developer
9 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.26%) CRM Architect
11 5 (3.55%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Automation Tester
12 4 (2.84%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (43.97%) ASP.NET
2 50 (35.46%) CSS
3 49 (34.75%) HTML
4 43 (30.50%) .NET Framework
5 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (20.57%) WCF
6 25 (17.73%) Web Services
6 25 (17.73%) XML
7 21 (14.89%) jQuery
8 19 (13.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 18 (12.77%) REST
10 17 (12.06%) CSS3
10 17 (12.06%) HTML5
10 17 (12.06%) SOAP
11 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 12 (8.51%) Ajax
13 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (6.38%) Spring
15 8 (5.67%) Spring MVC
16 7 (4.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.73%) Open Source
2 13 (9.22%) Client/Server
3 11 (7.80%) NHS
4 7 (4.96%) User Experience
5 6 (4.26%) GIS
6 4 (2.84%) Replication
7 3 (2.13%) DTV
7 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.71%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.55%) UNIX
2 4 (2.84%) Windows
3 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.71%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (35.46%) MVC
3 39 (27.66%) Scrum
4 28 (19.86%) TDD
5 24 (17.02%) CRM
6 19 (13.48%) Kanban
6 19 (13.48%) BDD
7 18 (12.77%) Automation Testing
8 17 (12.06%) Test Scripting
9 16 (11.35%) Load Testing
10 15 (10.64%) Software Testing
11 13 (9.22%) UML
11 13 (9.22%) SOA
11 13 (9.22%) Project Management
12 11 (7.80%) Test Management
13 6 (4.26%) Information Architecture
13 6 (4.26%) Content Management
13 6 (4.26%) Migration
13 6 (4.26%) Line Management
14 5 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 81 (57.45%) C#
2 44 (31.21%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.15%) SQL
3 27 (19.15%) Java
4 10 (7.09%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.13%) VB
6 3 (2.13%) PHP
6 3 (2.13%) SAS Macro
7 2 (1.42%) C++
7 2 (1.42%) C
8 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.71%) VBA
8 1 (0.71%) Python
8 1 (0.71%) Ruby
8 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 40 (28.37%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.22%) ISTQB
3 13 (9.22%) ISEB
4 2 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) CCA
5 1 (0.71%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) vCloud
1 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.22%) Oracle
3 6 (4.26%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.55%) ESRI
5 3 (2.13%) VMware
5 3 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (1.42%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.71%) AppSense
7 1 (0.71%) Citrix
7 1 (0.71%) Alterian
7 1 (0.71%) Google
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £175.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago