The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 11.39% 6.90% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.14% 40.00% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £235 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -27.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 10 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 35.44% 17.24% 51.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 21
Average daily rate £450 £310 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £317 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET
Wales

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the West Wales region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the West Wales region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

.NET
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Swansea -1 9 £300 +27.65% 7
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 16 (51.61%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
4 11 (35.48%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
4 11 (35.48%) Scala
5 10 (32.26%) Web Services
6 9 (29.03%) OO
6 9 (29.03%) Process Management
6 9 (29.03%) SVG
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) Web Development
6 9 (29.03%) Batik
6 9 (29.03%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) Pair Programming
6 9 (29.03%) MVC
6 9 (29.03%) CouchDB
6 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (29.03%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (29.03%) BDD
6 9 (29.03%) Akka
6 9 (29.03%) Play Framework
7 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (16.13%) MCTS
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) CouchDB
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 21 (67.74%) .NET Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Junior Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Junior Java Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Junior
3 9 (29.03%) Junior .NET Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Scala Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Programmer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
2 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
3 10 (32.26%) Web Services
4 9 (29.03%) Batik
4 9 (29.03%) SVG
4 9 (29.03%) jQuery
4 9 (29.03%) Akka
4 9 (29.03%) Play Framework
5 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) CSS
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.45%) HTML5
8 2 (6.45%) CSS3
8 2 (6.45%) Sass
9 1 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (3.23%) XML
9 1 (3.23%) Velocity
9 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) OO
1 9 (29.03%) Process Management
1 9 (29.03%) MVC
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (29.03%) TDD
1 9 (29.03%) Pair Programming
1 9 (29.03%) Web Development
1 9 (29.03%) BDD
2 2 (6.45%) Change Control
2 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (6.45%) Web Design
2 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
2 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.23%) Change Management
3 1 (3.23%) Validation
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Scrum
3 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) Scala
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (16.13%) MCTS
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos
3 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
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