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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 5.04% 13.58% 8.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.82% 33.33% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £285 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £408 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 £42.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
.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
22 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 15.83% 40.74% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 9
Average daily rate £300 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £19.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

.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 2015.

.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 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 -4 6 £300 - 1
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (90.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) OOP
5 3 (30.00%) OOD
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) ArcObjects
7 1 (10.00%) NUnit
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
7 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (10.00%) GIS
7 1 (10.00%) ESRI

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) GIS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (10.00%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) ESRI