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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 31 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 18 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.53% 3.79% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 10.61% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 6
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£330 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £360 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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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
171 132 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.07% 35.77% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 98 58
Average daily rate £330 £315 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.64 £15.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 49 (83.05%) .NET
2 42 (71.19%) SQL
3 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
4 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
5 27 (45.76%) XML
6 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
7 20 (33.90%) .NET Framework
7 20 (33.90%) WCF
8 19 (32.20%) MVC
9 18 (30.51%) T-SQL
10 17 (28.81%) Windows
10 17 (28.81%) Web Services
10 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (27.12%) NHS
11 16 (27.12%) SOAP
12 15 (25.42%) Entity Framework
13 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
15 12 (20.34%) HTML
16 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
16 11 (18.64%) Oracle
17 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (16.95%) LINQ
17 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
17 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
18 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (13.56%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) ArcGIS
2 3 (5.08%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.69%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
6 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (13.56%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (11.86%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
8 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (3.39%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.08%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.69%) JUnit
5 1 (1.69%) JMeter
5 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) Selenium
5 1 (1.69%) TestNG
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (94.92%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) .NET Developer
3 18 (30.51%) Software Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Senior Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Analyst Developer
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) VB Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.78%) VB6 Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (6.78%) CRM Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.39%) GIS Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (83.05%) .NET
2 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
3 27 (45.76%) XML
4 20 (33.90%) .NET Framework
4 20 (33.90%) WCF
5 17 (28.81%) Web Services
6 16 (27.12%) SOAP
7 15 (25.42%) Entity Framework
8 12 (20.34%) HTML
9 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (16.95%) LINQ
10 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (13.56%) HTML5
11 8 (13.56%) CSS
12 7 (11.86%) RESTful
13 6 (10.17%) WinForms
14 5 (8.47%) CSS3
14 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
15 4 (6.78%) REST
16 3 (5.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) GIS
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) MVC
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
4 8 (13.56%) Automated Testing
4 8 (13.56%) ETL
5 7 (11.86%) OOP
5 7 (11.86%) Scrum
5 7 (11.86%) TDD
6 6 (10.17%) Project Management
7 5 (8.47%) Information Security
7 5 (8.47%) BDD
7 5 (8.47%) SDLC
8 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) CRM
9 3 (5.08%) UML
9 3 (5.08%) MVVM
10 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.39%) Coaching
11 1 (1.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (71.19%) SQL
2 18 (30.51%) T-SQL
3 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL
5 8 (13.56%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.78%) VBA
6 4 (6.78%) VB6
6 4 (6.78%) VB
7 2 (3.39%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) HL7
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) ESRI
3 2 (3.39%) InterSystems