The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 7 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 15 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 20.83% 4.29% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 10.34% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
Average daily rate £393 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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 Newport region.

Programming Languages Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
30 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 41.67% 41.43% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 24
Average daily rate £370 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £243 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Newport region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Newport

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Newport region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Newport region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 54 (90.00%) .NET
2 50 (83.33%) Visual Studio
3 42 (70.00%) Scrum
3 42 (70.00%) Unit Testing
4 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 39 (65.00%) MVC
6 38 (63.33%) .NET Framework
6 38 (63.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (63.33%) REST
7 36 (60.00%) TDD
8 35 (58.33%) WCF
8 35 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (56.67%) SC Cleared
9 34 (56.67%) Security Cleared
9 34 (56.67%) jQuery
10 33 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (53.33%) BDD
11 32 (53.33%) Entity Framework
12 31 (51.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 28 (46.67%) SpecFlow
14 27 (45.00%) Selenium
15 26 (43.33%) Ajax
16 25 (41.67%) SOA
16 25 (41.67%) Git (software)
16 25 (41.67%) Elasticsearch
17 23 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 22 (36.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 17 (28.33%) Web Services
20 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
20 15 (25.00%) SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 25 (41.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
1 2 (3.33%) Multicast
2 1 (1.67%) SNMP
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 38 (63.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 50 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 35 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (46.67%) SpecFlow
4 27 (45.00%) Selenium
5 25 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (5.00%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (18.33%) Back Office
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Games
2 2 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Developer
2 42 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Digital Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Cryptography Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (90.00%) .NET
2 38 (63.33%) .NET Framework
2 38 (63.33%) REST
3 35 (58.33%) WCF
4 34 (56.67%) jQuery
5 32 (53.33%) Entity Framework
6 31 (51.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (43.33%) Ajax
8 17 (28.33%) Web Services
9 14 (23.33%) CSS
9 14 (23.33%) HTML
10 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
11 10 (16.67%) HTML5
12 8 (13.33%) Sass
13 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (10.00%) SOAP
14 5 (8.33%) XML
15 3 (5.00%) WPF
16 2 (3.33%) DirectX
17 1 (1.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Scrum
1 42 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 39 (65.00%) MVC
3 36 (60.00%) TDD
4 32 (53.33%) BDD
5 25 (41.67%) SOA
6 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
7 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (15.00%) OO
9 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
9 5 (8.33%) UML
10 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (5.00%) Requirements Management
11 2 (3.33%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.33%) Process Improvement
11 2 (3.33%) Time Management
11 2 (3.33%) Use Case
11 2 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) C++
3 3 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (56.67%) SC Cleared
1 34 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (36.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Coverity