The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cardiff region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 31 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing C# 14 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.67% 2.37% 11.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.77% 8.22% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 20
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£283 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £363 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
130 73 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.12% 28.85% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 52 55
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 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
South Wales

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (53.13%) SharePoint
4 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) CMS
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) Sitecore
6 10 (31.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (28.13%) HTML
7 9 (28.13%) CSS
7 9 (28.13%) XML
7 9 (28.13%) CRM
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) TDD
8 7 (21.88%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (21.88%) BDD
9 6 (18.75%) Release Management
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (18.75%) WCF
9 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) Migration
10 5 (15.63%) Intranet
10 5 (15.63%) Web Design
10 5 (15.63%) Subversion
10 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.63%) Data Protection

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (53.13%) SharePoint
2 12 (37.50%) CMS
3 10 (31.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (15.63%) Kentico
5 3 (9.38%) Lync
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.38%) Umbraco
5 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
1 5 (15.63%) Subversion
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) TestNG
General
1 4 (12.50%) Advertising
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (6.25%) CMS Developer
3 2 (6.25%) CRM Developer
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Tester
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (3.13%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.13%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) XML
4 6 (18.75%) WCF
5 4 (12.50%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) WPF
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) XSLT
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.13%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) CSS3
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.13%) HTML5
8 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.13%) WF
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) AS400
2 1 (3.13%) iSeries
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) CRM
2 7 (21.88%) TDD
2 7 (21.88%) BDD
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.75%) Release Management
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Web Design
4 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.50%) Document Management
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.13%) OOD
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago