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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 27 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 14 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.40% 12.70% 8.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 22.18% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 51 20
Median daily rate £350 £323 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
133 248 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.82% 57.27% 51.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 207 137
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
4 14 (60.87%) MVC
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (56.52%) HTML
6 12 (52.17%) Web Development
6 12 (52.17%) CSS
6 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
7 11 (47.83%) TDD
7 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (43.48%) jQuery
9 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
9 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (39.13%) NUnit
10 8 (34.78%) HTML5
10 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
10 8 (34.78%) TypeScript
11 7 (30.43%) Selenium
11 7 (30.43%) WCF
11 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
12 6 (26.09%) Test-First Development
12 6 (26.09%) Couchbase
12 6 (26.09%) DevOps
12 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
12 6 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
12 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
12 6 (26.09%) ATDD

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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.35%) GeoServer
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Couchbase
2 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) NUnit
2 7 (30.43%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
3 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (26.09%) MbUnit
3 6 (26.09%) Mercurial
3 6 (26.09%) MSTest
3 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
3 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.70%) Grunt
4 2 (8.70%) gulp
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) CMS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Report Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) GIS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) HTML
4 12 (52.17%) CSS
5 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (43.48%) jQuery
7 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
8 8 (34.78%) HTML5
9 7 (30.43%) WCF
10 6 (26.09%) CSS3
10 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
10 6 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (21.74%) REST
12 4 (17.39%) Ajax
13 3 (13.04%) NHibernate
13 3 (13.04%) Web Services
13 3 (13.04%) XML
14 2 (8.70%) Sass
14 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
1 2 (8.70%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (60.87%) MVC
2 12 (52.17%) Web Development
3 11 (47.83%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
5 6 (26.09%) ATDD
5 6 (26.09%) BDD
5 6 (26.09%) DevOps
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Test-First Development
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) API Design
7 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (8.70%) Mobile First
8 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) TypeScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCAD
2 1 (4.35%) MCSD
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Sitecore
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP