The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 30 30 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing C# 12 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.16% 3.46% 9.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 9.09% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 14
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£314 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £234 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £333 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
C#
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
132 110 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.74% 38.06% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 83 43
Average daily rate £300 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £79.25 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+419.67% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.85 £15.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Cardiff region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Cardiff region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing C# 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 C#.

1 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 15 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 10 (33.33%) CRM
6 10 (33.33%) CMS
6 10 (33.33%) Sitecore
7 9 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (30.00%) CSS
7 9 (30.00%) HTML
8 8 (26.67%) TDD
8 8 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (26.67%) BDD
9 7 (23.33%) Scrum
10 6 (20.00%) Migration
10 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (20.00%) Release Management
10 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
11 5 (16.67%) WCF
11 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 5 (16.67%) Subversion

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing C# 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 C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (33.33%) CMS
3 9 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (10.00%) Kentico
4 3 (10.00%) Lync
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (6.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) MS Access
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
2 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 4 (13.33%) Advertising
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (6.67%) CMS Developer
3 2 (6.67%) CRM Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (30.00%) CSS
3 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (16.67%) WCF
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (13.33%) REST
7 3 (10.00%) WPF
7 3 (10.00%) jQuery
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.67%) Ajax
8 2 (6.67%) SOAP
8 2 (6.67%) HTML5
8 2 (6.67%) CSS3
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (3.33%) iSeries
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) CRM
2 8 (26.67%) TDD
2 8 (26.67%) BDD
3 7 (23.33%) Scrum
4 6 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Release Management
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.33%) Document Management
6 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Web Design
8 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (3.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
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