The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 26 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 51 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.11% 7.12% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.32% 14.45% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 12
Average daily rate £410 £306 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.87% -15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £418 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £68.50 - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
251 256 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 44.82% 49.23% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 187 90
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
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 South Wales

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

C#
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

C#
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -9 29 £420 +37.14% 17
Newport +8 16 £370 -17.77% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £238 - 3
Gwent - 1 £400 -
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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#.

1 146 (87.43%) .NET
2 112 (67.07%) MVC
3 104 (62.28%) Scrum
4 100 (59.88%) SQL Server
5 96 (57.49%) Unit Testing
6 82 (49.10%) .NET Framework
7 81 (48.50%) ASP.NET
8 76 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (43.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 72 (43.11%) TDD
11 68 (40.72%) JavaScript
12 66 (39.52%) Visual Studio
13 65 (38.92%) HTML
14 64 (38.32%) SQL
15 63 (37.72%) jQuery
15 63 (37.72%) Entity Framework
16 60 (35.93%) WCF
16 60 (35.93%) XML
16 60 (35.93%) Microsoft
17 59 (35.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 58 (34.73%) CSS
19 53 (31.74%) Web Services
19 53 (31.74%) ASP.NET MVC
20 49 (29.34%) REST
20 49 (29.34%) OO
21 48 (28.74%) Security Cleared
22 46 (27.54%) Ajax
23 43 (25.75%) BDD
23 43 (25.75%) ASP.NET Web API
24 39 (23.35%) SpecFlow

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 27 (16.17%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (15.57%) IIS
3 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.60%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.60%) JBoss
4 1 (0.60%) Mule
4 1 (0.60%) Node.js
4 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.78%) HTTP
1 13 (7.78%) LDAP
2 3 (1.80%) Multicast
3 2 (1.20%) SNMP
3 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (59.88%) SQL Server
2 59 (35.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (22.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (7.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.80%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.80%) GIS
7 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.60%) DB2
9 1 (0.60%) MS Access
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 73 (43.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (39.52%) Visual Studio
3 39 (23.35%) SpecFlow
4 37 (22.16%) Selenium
5 36 (21.56%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.99%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.79%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.19%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.99%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.40%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.40%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (2.40%) StarTeam
11 3 (1.80%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.80%) NUnit
11 3 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.80%) Subversion
12 2 (1.20%) MbUnit
12 2 (1.20%) MSTest
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
General
1 28 (16.77%) Back Office
2 11 (6.59%) Finance
3 10 (5.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.80%) Banking
4 3 (1.80%) Games
4 3 (1.80%) Military
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 140 (83.83%) Developer
2 108 (64.67%) .NET Developer
3 47 (28.14%) SQL Developer
4 26 (15.57%) C# Developer
5 25 (14.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 14 (8.38%) Software Engineer
7 14 (8.38%) SQL Server Developer
8 13 (7.78%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.78%) Software Developer
9 11 (6.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Agile Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (3.59%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (3.59%) Digital Developer
12 6 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (87.43%) .NET
2 82 (49.10%) .NET Framework
3 81 (48.50%) ASP.NET
4 65 (38.92%) HTML
5 63 (37.72%) Entity Framework
5 63 (37.72%) jQuery
6 60 (35.93%) WCF
6 60 (35.93%) XML
7 58 (34.73%) CSS
8 53 (31.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (31.74%) Web Services
9 49 (29.34%) REST
10 46 (27.54%) Ajax
11 43 (25.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (19.76%) SOAP
13 19 (11.38%) HTML5
14 16 (9.58%) XForms
14 16 (9.58%) XSLT
15 12 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.17%) NHS
2 8 (4.79%) User Experience
3 3 (1.80%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.20%) Physics
5 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.98%) Windows
2 7 (4.19%) Linux
3 3 (1.80%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (67.07%) MVC
2 104 (62.28%) Scrum
3 96 (57.49%) Unit Testing
4 76 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (43.11%) TDD
6 49 (29.34%) OO
7 43 (25.75%) BDD
8 33 (19.76%) OOP
9 32 (19.16%) Software Engineering
10 27 (16.17%) SOA
11 25 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (14.97%) UML
12 17 (10.18%) Data Modelling
13 15 (8.98%) Regression Testing
13 15 (8.98%) Software Testing
14 14 (8.38%) SDLC
15 13 (7.78%) High Availability
15 13 (7.78%) Web Development
16 11 (6.59%) Data Security
16 11 (6.59%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 68 (40.72%) JavaScript
2 64 (38.32%) SQL
3 19 (11.38%) T-SQL
4 15 (8.98%) XPath
5 11 (6.59%) C++
6 7 (4.19%) Java
7 5 (2.99%) C
8 4 (2.40%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.80%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.80%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.20%) VBScript
11 1 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 48 (28.74%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (13.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 16 (9.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (7.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 60 (35.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.19%) Red Gate
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle
4 4 (2.40%) Coverity
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe
5 1 (0.60%) Macromedia
5 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.60%) Sybase
5 1 (0.60%) Telerik
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