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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 28 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 29 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.84% 9.00% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.50% 17.28% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 10
Average daily rate £420 £306 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
200 162 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.17% 52.09% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 123 64
Average daily rate £350 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £110.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -79.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 79 (85.87%) .NET
2 62 (67.39%) MVC
2 62 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (64.13%) Scrum
4 58 (63.04%) ASP.NET
5 50 (54.35%) SQL Server
6 49 (53.26%) SQL
7 48 (52.17%) Unit Testing
8 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
9 46 (50.00%) XML
10 43 (46.74%) JavaScript
10 43 (46.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (45.65%) HTML
12 41 (44.57%) CSS
13 36 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 35 (38.04%) .NET Framework
15 33 (35.87%) Web Services
16 32 (34.78%) OOP
16 32 (34.78%) TDD
17 31 (33.70%) OO
18 30 (32.61%) Entity Framework
19 27 (29.35%) jQuery
20 25 (27.17%) SOAP
20 25 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (25.00%) WCF
22 22 (23.91%) NHS
23 19 (20.65%) UML
23 19 (20.65%) T-SQL
23 19 (20.65%) IIS
24 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (20.65%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.09%) CMS
2 1 (1.09%) Commerce Server
2 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.09%) JBoss
2 1 (1.09%) Mule
2 1 (1.09%) Node.js
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) LDAP
2 10 (10.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.26%) Couchbase
7 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.09%) DB2
9 1 (1.09%) MS Access
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.87%) SpecFlow
3 10 (10.87%) TeamCity
4 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.70%) Selenium
6 7 (7.61%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.26%) CruiseControl
8 3 (3.26%) NUnit
8 3 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (3.26%) Subversion
9 2 (2.17%) MbUnit
9 2 (2.17%) MSTest
10 1 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (1.09%) GoLive
10 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (16.30%) Back Office
2 10 (10.87%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (9.78%) Finance
4 3 (3.26%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (85.87%) Developer
2 54 (58.70%) .NET Developer
3 34 (36.96%) SQL Developer
4 18 (19.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (19.57%) C# Developer
5 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (14.13%) Senior Developer
7 12 (13.04%) Software Developer
8 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (9.78%) Agile Developer
9 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (9.78%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (7.61%) Agile .NET Developer
10 7 (7.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.52%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (5.43%) Agile C# Developer
12 5 (5.43%) Applications Developer
13 4 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (85.87%) .NET
2 58 (63.04%) ASP.NET
3 46 (50.00%) XML
4 43 (46.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (45.65%) HTML
6 41 (44.57%) CSS
7 35 (38.04%) .NET Framework
8 33 (35.87%) Web Services
9 30 (32.61%) Entity Framework
10 27 (29.35%) jQuery
11 25 (27.17%) SOAP
12 23 (25.00%) WCF
13 17 (18.48%) Ajax
14 16 (17.39%) XForms
14 16 (17.39%) XSLT
15 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
18 7 (7.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) NHS
2 3 (3.26%) User Experience
3 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (67.39%) MVC
2 59 (64.13%) Scrum
3 48 (52.17%) Unit Testing
4 32 (34.78%) OOP
4 32 (34.78%) TDD
5 31 (33.70%) OO
6 25 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (20.65%) UML
8 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
9 17 (18.48%) Data Modelling
10 15 (16.30%) Regression Testing
10 15 (16.30%) Software Testing
11 13 (14.13%) High Availability
12 11 (11.96%) Data Security
12 11 (11.96%) MSF
13 9 (9.78%) Requirements Analysis
14 7 (7.61%) BDD
14 7 (7.61%) DevOps
14 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.26%) SQL
2 43 (46.74%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.65%) T-SQL
4 15 (16.30%) XPath
5 7 (7.61%) Java
6 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.17%) C++
8 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.09%) VBScript
9 1 (1.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.04%) Red Gate
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe
4 1 (1.09%) Macromedia
4 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.09%) Sybase
4 1 (1.09%) Telerik
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