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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 31 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 16 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.27% 5.54% 5.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.85% 13.89% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 8
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£343 £280 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.32% -8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £228 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £385 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
135 108 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.00% 39.85% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 83 39
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £145.00 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+850.81% -39.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
4 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) CSS
7 9 (28.13%) CRM
7 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (28.13%) TDD
7 9 (28.13%) BDD
8 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 8 (25.00%) Scrum
9 7 (21.88%) MVC
9 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.88%) Sitecore
9 7 (21.88%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (18.75%) REST
11 5 (15.63%) CSS3
11 5 (15.63%) HTML5
11 5 (15.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
11 5 (15.63%) jQuery
11 5 (15.63%) WCF
11 5 (15.63%) Web Services
11 5 (15.63%) XML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (15.63%) CMS
3 3 (9.38%) ArcGIS
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MS Access
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.38%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) TestNG
6 1 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (3.13%) Maven
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) JMeter
6 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) JUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (12.50%) Advertising
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (6.25%) CRM Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Development Team Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (18.75%) REST
5 5 (15.63%) CSS3
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) jQuery
5 5 (15.63%) WCF
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) XML
6 4 (12.50%) Ajax
7 3 (9.38%) WPF
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.38%) SOAP
7 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (3.13%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) AS400
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) CRM
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (28.13%) TDD
1 9 (28.13%) BDD
2 8 (25.00%) Scrum
3 7 (21.88%) MVC
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Release Management
4 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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