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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 9 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 37 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.07% 4.93% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.13% 12.41% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 3
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£313 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
127 145 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 48.29% 39.73% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 102 38
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £28.88 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.55% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 46 (74.19%) .NET
2 42 (67.74%) SQL
3 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
3 30 (48.39%) XML
4 28 (45.16%) WCF
5 23 (37.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
5 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
6 21 (33.87%) SOAP
6 21 (33.87%) Web Services
7 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (30.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (29.03%) T-SQL
9 18 (29.03%) NHS
10 17 (27.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 16 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (25.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 15 (24.19%) .NET Framework
13 14 (22.58%) MVC
14 13 (20.97%) Visual Studio
14 13 (20.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
15 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (17.74%) Windows
16 11 (17.74%) Oracle
17 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
17 10 (16.13%) CSS
17 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
17 10 (16.13%) LINQ
17 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.84%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) Lync
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.61%) Zope
4 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Intranet
2 2 (3.23%) LDAP
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 23 (37.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (30.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (27.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 16 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
7 8 (12.90%) Oracle9i Database
7 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
8 7 (11.29%) RDBMS
9 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (4.84%) FileMaker
11 1 (1.61%) MySQL
11 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (20.97%) Visual Studio
2 13 (20.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.84%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.23%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Selenium
6 1 (1.61%) TestNG
6 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.61%) NUnit
6 1 (1.61%) JMeter
6 1 (1.61%) JUnit
General
1 4 (6.45%) Back Office
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
2 3 (4.84%) Electronics
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (87.10%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Software Developer
4 13 (20.97%) SQL Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) CRM Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (3.23%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.23%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (74.19%) .NET
2 30 (48.39%) XML
3 28 (45.16%) WCF
4 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
5 21 (33.87%) SOAP
5 21 (33.87%) Web Services
6 15 (24.19%) .NET Framework
7 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (16.13%) CSS
8 10 (16.13%) LINQ
8 10 (16.13%) Entity Framework
9 8 (12.90%) HTML
10 7 (11.29%) HTML5
11 6 (9.68%) WinForms
12 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (6.45%) jQuery
13 4 (6.45%) Ajax
13 4 (6.45%) REST
13 4 (6.45%) CSS3
14 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) NHS
2 8 (12.90%) Replication
3 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) DTV
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) MVC
3 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing
4 9 (14.52%) TDD
4 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
4 9 (14.52%) Information Security
4 9 (14.52%) CRM
5 8 (12.90%) Scrum
6 7 (11.29%) Migration
6 7 (11.29%) OOP
6 7 (11.29%) ETL
7 6 (9.68%) BDD
8 5 (8.06%) UML
9 3 (4.84%) MVVM
9 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.23%) Project Management
10 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (67.74%) SQL
2 18 (29.03%) T-SQL
3 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.45%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (1.61%) Groovy
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) HL7
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Zend
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
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