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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 20 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing C# 19 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.76% 4.61% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.70% 11.97% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
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£313 £351 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +37.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £284 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £391 £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
121 117 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.06% 38.49% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 86 37
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £110.13 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.02% +622.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £21.33 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, 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 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 26 (53.06%) SQL
3 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
4 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET
5 19 (38.78%) WCF
6 18 (36.73%) MVC
7 17 (34.69%) XML
8 15 (30.61%) TDD
9 14 (28.57%) CSS
9 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 13 (26.53%) Web Services
10 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
10 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (24.49%) HTML
11 12 (24.49%) SOAP
11 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
12 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
12 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
12 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (18.37%) Scrum
14 9 (18.37%) Replication
14 9 (18.37%) jQuery

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (8.16%) ArcGIS
4 3 (6.12%) CMS
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.08%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.08%) Lync
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (2.04%) Zope
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Office 365
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Intranet
2 2 (4.08%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (8.16%) MS Access
7 3 (6.12%) FileMaker
7 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.16%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (6.12%) NUnit
4 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.04%) TestNG
6 1 (2.04%) Maven
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.04%) Ant
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 4 (8.16%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Publishing
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.41%) SQL Developer
4 6 (12.24%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Principal Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.04%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET
3 19 (38.78%) WCF
4 17 (34.69%) XML
5 14 (28.57%) CSS
6 13 (26.53%) Web Services
6 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (24.49%) HTML
7 12 (24.49%) SOAP
8 9 (18.37%) HTML5
8 9 (18.37%) jQuery
8 9 (18.37%) CSS3
9 8 (16.33%) Ajax
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
11 5 (10.20%) REST
11 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
12 4 (8.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 2 (4.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) NHS
1 9 (18.37%) Replication
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) DTV
4 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.04%) Open Source
5 1 (2.04%) GIS
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) MVC
2 15 (30.61%) TDD
3 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) Scrum
5 8 (16.33%) CRM
5 8 (16.33%) BDD
6 7 (14.29%) Migration
6 7 (14.29%) Information Security
7 5 (10.20%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.12%) Release Management
9 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.12%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.12%) Project Management
10 2 (4.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.16%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Groovy
6 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.04%) Zend
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