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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 27 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.31% 5.26% 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.09% 15.48% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 6
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£305 £340 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £242 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £405 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
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
158 84 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 48.62% 34.01% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 57 57
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +25.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.01 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £19.17 £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 35 (79.55%) .NET
2 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
3 24 (54.55%) SQL
4 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 18 (40.91%) WCF
6 17 (38.64%) XML
7 16 (36.36%) CSS
8 15 (34.09%) MVC
9 14 (31.82%) HTML
9 14 (31.82%) SOAP
9 14 (31.82%) Web Services
9 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
9 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
10 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
10 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (29.55%) TDD
10 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
13 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (20.45%) Scrum
14 9 (20.45%) Replication
14 9 (20.45%) jQuery
14 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (20.45%) HTML5

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.36%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (9.09%) ArcGIS
4 3 (6.82%) CMS
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.27%) Lync
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (9.09%) MS Access
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.27%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (6.82%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.55%) NUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (4.55%) TestNG
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.27%) Ant
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 4 (9.09%) Back Office
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Electronics
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Front Office
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.64%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) .NET
2 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 18 (40.91%) WCF
4 17 (38.64%) XML
5 16 (36.36%) CSS
6 14 (31.82%) SOAP
6 14 (31.82%) Web Services
6 14 (31.82%) HTML
7 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (20.45%) HTML5
8 9 (20.45%) CSS3
8 9 (20.45%) jQuery
9 8 (18.18%) Ajax
10 7 (15.91%) REST
10 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
12 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
13 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 2 (4.55%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Replication
2 8 (18.18%) NHS
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) User Experience
4 3 (6.82%) DTV
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.27%) GIS
6 1 (2.27%) AS400
6 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) iSeries
6 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) MVC
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) TDD
3 9 (20.45%) Scrum
3 9 (20.45%) BDD
4 7 (15.91%) Information Security
4 7 (15.91%) CRM
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
6 5 (11.36%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Release Management
8 3 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (6.82%) Load Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.55%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) C++
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Informatica
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Rate: flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago