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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 12 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 27 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.80% 5.18% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.23% 12.41% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 3
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£313 £351 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +27.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £284 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -19.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
107 137 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.80% 41.77% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 98 46
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +77.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 35 (63.64%) SQL
3 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
4 26 (47.27%) WCF
5 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 22 (40.00%) XML
5 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (34.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 15 (27.27%) MVC
8 15 (27.27%) Web Services
9 14 (25.45%) SOAP
9 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
9 14 (25.45%) NHS
9 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 12 (21.82%) TDD
10 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
10 12 (21.82%) CSS
10 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (20.00%) CRM
11 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 10 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
12 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
12 10 (18.18%) HTML
13 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.36%) Automated Testing

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.45%) CMS
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.64%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.64%) Lync
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Zope
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Intranet
2 2 (3.64%) LDAP
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (34.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 15 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
6 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
9 3 (5.45%) FileMaker
10 2 (3.64%) MS Access
11 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.45%) NUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 3 (5.45%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.82%) Selenium
6 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.27%) Back Office
2 3 (5.45%) Electronics
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.45%) Publishing
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (78.18%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (9.09%) CRM Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Principal Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 26 (47.27%) WCF
3 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 22 (40.00%) XML
4 15 (27.27%) Web Services
5 14 (25.45%) SOAP
6 12 (21.82%) CSS
7 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (18.18%) HTML
8 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 9 (16.36%) HTML5
9 9 (16.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (10.91%) CSS3
10 6 (10.91%) jQuery
10 6 (10.91%) Ajax
10 6 (10.91%) LINQ
11 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (5.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) NHS
2 9 (16.36%) Replication
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.45%) DTV
5 2 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.82%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) MVC
3 12 (21.82%) TDD
4 11 (20.00%) CRM
5 9 (16.36%) Automated Testing
6 8 (14.55%) Migration
6 8 (14.55%) Scrum
7 7 (12.73%) Information Security
8 5 (9.09%) BDD
9 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) UML
9 4 (7.27%) OOP
9 4 (7.27%) ETL
10 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.45%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.45%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) SQL
2 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.27%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) Groovy
6 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.82%) Zend
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Posted: 25 days ago