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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 20 7 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing C# 31 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.37% 14.55% 4.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.49% 27.78% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 11
Median daily rate £388 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.41% +11.42%
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
188 144 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 62.88% 52.36% 38.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 108 111
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 £225 £203 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -40.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.08 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.78 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 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 24 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 62 (91.18%) .NET
2 46 (67.65%) MVC
3 45 (66.18%) Unit Testing
4 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (42.65%) WCF
5 29 (42.65%) Scrum
6 28 (41.18%) .NET Framework
7 27 (39.71%) Visual Studio
8 26 (38.24%) OOP
9 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
9 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
9 25 (36.76%) Entity Framework
10 23 (33.82%) TDD
11 22 (32.35%) SQL
11 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
11 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
13 20 (29.41%) HTML
13 20 (29.41%) CSS
13 20 (29.41%) Finance
14 19 (27.94%) jQuery
14 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (27.94%) BDD
15 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
15 18 (26.47%) Web Development
16 17 (25.00%) TypeScript
16 17 (25.00%) CSS3
16 17 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (25.00%) HTML5

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 (7.35%) CMS
1 5 (7.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.41%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.47%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (16.18%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (13.24%) RDBMS
4 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) DB2
6 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (39.71%) Visual Studio
2 16 (23.53%) MbUnit
2 16 (23.53%) MSTest
2 16 (23.53%) NUnit
3 13 (19.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (14.71%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (7.35%) Selenium
6 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.47%) JIRA
7 1 (1.47%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.47%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.47%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.47%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Back Office
3 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (91.18%) Developer
2 28 (41.18%) Senior Developer
3 27 (39.71%) .NET Developer
4 16 (23.53%) Agile Developer
4 16 (23.53%) Senior Agile Developer
5 15 (22.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (22.06%) C# Developer
5 15 (22.06%) Software Developer
6 11 (16.18%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (11.76%) SQL Developer
8 6 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.35%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (7.35%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Sitecore Developer
10 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (4.41%) CMS Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (91.18%) .NET
2 29 (42.65%) WCF
3 28 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
4 25 (36.76%) Entity Framework
5 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (29.41%) CSS
6 20 (29.41%) HTML
7 19 (27.94%) jQuery
8 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
9 17 (25.00%) CSS3
9 17 (25.00%) HTML5
9 17 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (13.24%) LINQ
10 9 (13.24%) WinForms
11 8 (11.76%) Web Services
12 5 (7.35%) WPF
13 4 (5.88%) XML
14 3 (4.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) NHS
2 3 (4.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) MVC
2 45 (66.18%) Unit Testing
3 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (42.65%) Scrum
5 26 (38.24%) OOP
6 23 (33.82%) TDD
7 19 (27.94%) BDD
7 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (26.47%) Web Development
9 16 (23.53%) ATDD
9 16 (23.53%) DevOps
9 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 16 (23.53%) OO
9 16 (23.53%) Test-First Development
10 5 (7.35%) SDLC
11 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.88%) UML
12 3 (4.41%) MVVM
12 3 (4.41%) Test Automation
13 2 (2.94%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) SQL
2 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 12 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.41%) C++
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) VBA
6 2 (2.94%) VBScript
6 2 (2.94%) VC++
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) Java
7 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB
2 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) HL7
3 1 (1.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle
3 9 (13.24%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.94%) Alterian
4 2 (2.94%) Sybase