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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 23 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Contract jobs citing C# 16 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.54% 8.61% 3.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.39% 17.90% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 10
Median daily rate £388 £325 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £295 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £353
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 £37.50 £38.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +13.33%
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
154 162 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 53.29% 48.07% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 126 111
Median daily rate £375 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.56 £16.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.11 £15.08 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.01 £17.50 £27.25
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 June 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 June 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 66 (91.67%) .NET
2 48 (66.67%) MVC
2 48 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (44.44%) WCF
5 30 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 29 (40.28%) Scrum
7 28 (38.89%) .NET Framework
7 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET
9 26 (36.11%) OOP
9 26 (36.11%) TDD
10 25 (34.72%) Entity Framework
10 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
12 23 (31.94%) SQL
12 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
13 22 (30.56%) HTML
13 22 (30.56%) CSS
13 22 (30.56%) jQuery
13 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (30.56%) BDD
14 21 (29.17%) AngularJS
14 21 (29.17%) Web Development
15 20 (27.78%) Finance
15 20 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (27.78%) TypeScript
15 20 (27.78%) HTML5
15 20 (27.78%) CSS3

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 (6.94%) CMS
1 5 (6.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.39%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) Oracle Database
3 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (15.28%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.56%) Couchbase
6 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.78%) DB2
8 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 19 (26.39%) MbUnit
2 19 (26.39%) MSTest
2 19 (26.39%) NUnit
3 13 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (15.28%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (11.11%) Selenium
6 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
7 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.39%) JIRA
8 1 (1.39%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.39%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.39%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (91.67%) Developer
2 29 (40.28%) .NET Developer
3 28 (38.89%) Senior Developer
4 16 (22.22%) Agile Developer
4 16 (22.22%) Senior Agile Developer
5 15 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (20.83%) C# Developer
5 15 (20.83%) Software Developer
6 11 (15.28%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (11.11%) SQL Developer
8 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.94%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (6.94%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 3 (4.17%) CMS Developer
12 3 (4.17%) CRM Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (91.67%) .NET
2 32 (44.44%) WCF
3 28 (38.89%) .NET Framework
4 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (34.72%) Entity Framework
6 24 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (30.56%) CSS
7 22 (30.56%) HTML
7 22 (30.56%) jQuery
8 21 (29.17%) AngularJS
9 20 (27.78%) CSS3
9 20 (27.78%) HTML5
9 20 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (13.89%) WinForms
11 9 (12.50%) LINQ
12 8 (11.11%) Web Services
13 5 (6.94%) WPF
14 4 (5.56%) XML
15 3 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) NHS
2 3 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (66.67%) MVC
1 48 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.28%) Scrum
4 26 (36.11%) OOP
4 26 (36.11%) TDD
5 22 (30.56%) BDD
5 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (29.17%) Web Development
7 19 (26.39%) ATDD
7 19 (26.39%) DevOps
7 19 (26.39%) Test-First Development
8 16 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 16 (22.22%) OO
9 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.94%) SDLC
11 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.56%) UML
12 3 (4.17%) CRM
12 3 (4.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
1 23 (31.94%) SQL
2 20 (27.78%) TypeScript
3 13 (18.06%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.17%) C++
5 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.78%) VBA
5 2 (2.78%) VBScript
5 2 (2.78%) VC++
6 1 (1.39%) C
6 1 (1.39%) Java
6 1 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.78%) ISEB
2 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) HL7
3 1 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.83%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.78%) Alterian
4 2 (2.78%) Sybase