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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 25 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 10 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.03% 4.07% 3.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 9.88% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 8
Median daily rate £475 £330 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
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
80 172 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.26% 41.15% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 133 99
Median daily rate £365 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £10.39 £79.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -86.88%
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#
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 30 August 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 29 (80.56%) .NET
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (75.00%) MVC
3 24 (66.67%) TDD
4 23 (63.89%) WCF
5 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (55.56%) BDD
6 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
7 19 (52.78%) HTML
7 19 (52.78%) Visual Studio
7 19 (52.78%) CSS
7 19 (52.78%) Web Development
7 19 (52.78%) Unit Testing
8 18 (50.00%) CSS3
8 18 (50.00%) HTML5
8 18 (50.00%) MbUnit
8 18 (50.00%) DevOps
8 18 (50.00%) TypeScript
8 18 (50.00%) MSTest
8 18 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
8 18 (50.00%) ATDD
8 18 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 18 (50.00%) jQuery
8 18 (50.00%) Test-First Development
8 18 (50.00%) NUnit
9 16 (44.44%) Scrum
10 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
11 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
12 12 (33.33%) Finance

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 (13.89%) CMS
1 5 (13.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Couchbase
2 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Visual Studio
2 18 (50.00%) MbUnit
2 18 (50.00%) MSTest
2 18 (50.00%) NUnit
3 12 (33.33%) Selenium
4 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 8 (22.22%) TeamCity
5 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
5 7 (19.44%) Mercurial
5 7 (19.44%) SpecFlow
6 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.78%) JIRA
8 1 (2.78%) LoadUI
8 1 (2.78%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.78%) TestComplete
8 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Agile Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) CMS Developer
5 3 (8.33%) CRM Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) .NET
2 23 (63.89%) WCF
3 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (52.78%) CSS
4 19 (52.78%) HTML
5 18 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 18 (50.00%) CSS3
5 18 (50.00%) HTML5
5 18 (50.00%) jQuery
5 18 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (19.44%) Gherkin
9 4 (11.11%) Web Services
10 3 (8.33%) Lucene
11 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (2.78%) RESTful
11 1 (2.78%) SOAP
11 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (75.00%) MVC
3 24 (66.67%) TDD
4 20 (55.56%) BDD
4 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (52.78%) Unit Testing
5 19 (52.78%) Web Development
6 18 (50.00%) ATDD
6 18 (50.00%) DevOps
6 18 (50.00%) Test-First Development
7 16 (44.44%) Scrum
8 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
9 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.33%) CRM
11 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (5.56%) OOP
12 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
12 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
1 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) MCAD
2 1 (2.78%) MCSD
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Alterian
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle