The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 3.70% 14.48% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.12% 25.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.NET
Wales

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 West Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 81 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 30.56% 55.86% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 71 4
Average daily rate £425 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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
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 22 May 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
Swansea +1 4 £350 +16.66% 2
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) OOD
3 3 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) OOD
2 3 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) UX Design
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft