The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 31 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 9 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.71% 9.79% 7.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 20.69% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 11
Median daily rate £350 £388 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.63 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+4.73% +15.69%

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
129 203 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.86% 47.32% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 151 93
Median daily rate £401 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for C#.

1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) MVC
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 7 (35.00%) Web Development
7 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (25.00%) Sitecore
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) Ajax
9 4 (20.00%) NUnit
9 4 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
10 3 (15.00%) API Design
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (15.00%) HTML5
10 3 (15.00%) AngularJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
2 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.00%) GeoServer
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) NUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Grunt
2 2 (10.00%) gulp
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) MbUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) MSTest
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) CMS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Report Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Development Team Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Report Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) Ajax
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) REST
7 4 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
9 2 (10.00%) LINQ
9 2 (10.00%) Sass
9 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (10.00%) WCF
9 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) WPF
10 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
1 2 (10.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Web Development
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) API Design
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile First
7 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.00%) ATDD
8 1 (5.00%) BDD
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps
8 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
3 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) SAP