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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 15 8 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing C# 57 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.97% 14.39% 4.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.11% 29.32% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 11
Median daily rate £388 £315 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £274 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +7.31%
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
227 133 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 63.59% 49.08% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 99 104
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.63 £32.50 £28.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.61% +12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £15.10 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £32.50 £29.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 May 2016, 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 64 (92.75%) .NET
2 49 (71.01%) MVC
3 46 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (43.48%) Scrum
5 30 (43.48%) WCF
6 29 (42.03%) .NET Framework
7 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
7 28 (40.58%) Visual Studio
7 28 (40.58%) ASP.NET
8 26 (37.68%) Entity Framework
9 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (36.23%) OOP
10 24 (34.78%) SQL
10 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 23 (33.33%) TDD
12 21 (30.43%) Finance
12 21 (30.43%) HTML
12 21 (30.43%) CSS
13 20 (28.99%) jQuery
13 20 (28.99%) AngularJS
14 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (26.09%) Web Development
15 18 (26.09%) BDD
15 18 (26.09%) CSS3
15 18 (26.09%) HTML5
16 17 (24.64%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (24.64%) TypeScript

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 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
1 3 (4.35%) CMS
1 3 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.45%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.45%) Commerce Server
2 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) Node.js
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (15.94%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) DB2
5 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.45%) MS Access
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (40.58%) Visual Studio
2 17 (24.64%) NUnit
3 16 (23.19%) MbUnit
3 16 (23.19%) MSTest
4 15 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (14.49%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (4.35%) Selenium
7 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.45%) JIRA
8 1 (1.45%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.45%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.45%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (92.75%) Developer
2 29 (42.03%) .NET Developer
3 28 (40.58%) Senior Developer
4 17 (24.64%) Agile Developer
5 16 (23.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (23.19%) C# Developer
5 16 (23.19%) Senior Agile Developer
6 15 (21.74%) Software Developer
7 11 (15.94%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (13.04%) SQL Developer
9 7 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (7.25%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Sitecore Developer
11 3 (4.35%) CMS Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (92.75%) .NET
2 30 (43.48%) WCF
3 29 (42.03%) .NET Framework
4 28 (40.58%) ASP.NET
5 26 (37.68%) Entity Framework
6 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (30.43%) CSS
8 21 (30.43%) HTML
9 20 (28.99%) AngularJS
9 20 (28.99%) jQuery
10 18 (26.09%) CSS3
10 18 (26.09%) HTML5
11 17 (24.64%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (13.04%) LINQ
12 9 (13.04%) Web Services
12 9 (13.04%) WinForms
13 6 (8.70%) XML
14 5 (7.25%) WPF
15 3 (4.35%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) NHS
2 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) Physics
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) MVC
2 46 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 34 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (43.48%) Scrum
5 25 (36.23%) OOP
6 23 (33.33%) TDD
7 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (26.09%) BDD
8 18 (26.09%) Web Development
9 16 (23.19%) ATDD
9 16 (23.19%) DevOps
9 16 (23.19%) Mentoring
9 16 (23.19%) OO
9 16 (23.19%) Test-First Development
10 5 (7.25%) SDLC
11 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.80%) UML
12 3 (4.35%) MVVM
13 2 (2.90%) Requirements Engineering
13 2 (2.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) SQL
2 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.64%) TypeScript
4 12 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.35%) C++
5 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.90%) Java
6 2 (2.90%) VBA
6 2 (2.90%) VBScript
6 2 (2.90%) VC++
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) HL7
2 1 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.90%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) RedGate