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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 37 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.59% 24.53% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 81.25% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£408 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.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
58 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 46.03% 30.19% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £265 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -21.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 24 October 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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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 -33 1 £440 +62.96%
.NET
Wales

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (50.00%) C#
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Scala
5 3 (21.43%) CouchDB
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Batik
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
5 3 (21.43%) MCTS
5 3 (21.43%) Process Management
5 3 (21.43%) SVG
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Akka
5 3 (21.43%) Play Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) CouchDB
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior
4 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Scala Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) Batik
3 3 (21.43%) Akka
3 3 (21.43%) Play Framework
3 3 (21.43%) SVG
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Process Management
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) V-Model
3 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) RUP
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCTS
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards