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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 18 12 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Contract jobs citing C# 34 74 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.19% 12.54% 4.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.67% 25.69% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 58 19
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +17.69%
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
217 288 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 45.88% 48.81% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 218 162
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £16.34 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £17.50 £28.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 15 £388 +19.23% 2
Newport -5 8 £390 -2.50% 2
Bridgend - 1 £375 - 1
Gwent - 1 £300 - 1
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for C#.

1 98 (80.99%) .NET
2 73 (60.33%) Unit Testing
3 67 (55.37%) MVC
4 53 (43.80%) Visual Studio
5 49 (40.50%) OO
6 46 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (38.02%) SQL Server
7 43 (35.54%) ASP.NET
8 42 (34.71%) .NET Framework
9 41 (33.88%) WCF
10 40 (33.06%) SQL
11 39 (32.23%) JavaScript
12 38 (31.40%) Scrum
13 37 (30.58%) TDD
13 37 (30.58%) HTML
13 37 (30.58%) Windows
13 37 (30.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (27.27%) Entity Framework
14 33 (27.27%) CSS
15 31 (25.62%) jQuery
16 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
17 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
17 29 (23.97%) BDD
18 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
18 28 (23.14%) OOP
19 27 (22.31%) Web Development
19 27 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (20.66%) Finance
21 24 (19.83%) KnockoutJS
22 23 (19.01%) AngularJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.13%) CMS
2 5 (4.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.48%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.48%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.83%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.57%) SNMP
1 14 (11.57%) TCP/IP
1 14 (11.57%) VoIP
2 13 (10.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (38.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle Database
3 12 (9.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (8.26%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.44%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.13%) Couchbase
7 5 (4.13%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.65%) DB2
9 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (43.80%) Visual Studio
2 20 (16.53%) MbUnit
2 20 (16.53%) MSTest
2 20 (16.53%) NUnit
2 20 (16.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (11.57%) Eclipse
3 14 (11.57%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (11.57%) Selenium
3 14 (11.57%) StarTeam
4 12 (9.92%) Git (software)
4 12 (9.92%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (8.26%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.48%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.48%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.83%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (20.66%) Finance
2 17 (14.05%) Back Office
3 2 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (80.17%) Developer
2 49 (40.50%) .NET Developer
3 32 (26.45%) Senior Developer
4 24 (19.83%) C# Developer
4 24 (19.83%) Software Developer
5 20 (16.53%) Software Engineer
6 18 (14.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (14.05%) Agile Developer
7 17 (14.05%) Senior Agile Developer
8 14 (11.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (10.74%) Senior Software Developer
10 11 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (9.09%) SQL Developer
11 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 9 (7.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.79%) C++ Developer
13 7 (5.79%) C++/C# Developer
14 6 (4.96%) C++ Software Developer
15 5 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (80.99%) .NET
2 43 (35.54%) ASP.NET
3 42 (34.71%) .NET Framework
4 41 (33.88%) WCF
5 37 (30.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (30.58%) HTML
6 33 (27.27%) CSS
6 33 (27.27%) Entity Framework
7 31 (25.62%) jQuery
8 27 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (19.83%) KnockoutJS
10 23 (19.01%) AngularJS
11 22 (18.18%) HTML5
12 21 (17.36%) CSS3
13 19 (15.70%) Web Services
14 11 (9.09%) WinForms
15 9 (7.44%) LINQ
16 8 (6.61%) Ajax
16 8 (6.61%) XML
17 7 (5.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) NHS
2 3 (2.48%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.58%) Windows
2 11 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (1.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (60.33%) Unit Testing
2 67 (55.37%) MVC
3 49 (40.50%) OO
4 46 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (31.40%) Scrum
6 37 (30.58%) TDD
7 29 (23.97%) BDD
7 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
8 28 (23.14%) OOP
9 27 (22.31%) Web Development
10 23 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (17.36%) UML
12 20 (16.53%) ATDD
12 20 (16.53%) Test-First Development
13 19 (15.70%) DevOps
14 16 (13.22%) Mentoring
15 15 (12.40%) OOA/OOD
16 14 (11.57%) Requirements Management
17 11 (9.09%) Configuration Management
17 11 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.06%) SQL
2 39 (32.23%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.36%) TypeScript
4 18 (14.88%) C++
5 14 (11.57%) C
5 14 (11.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.65%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.65%) Embedded C++
6 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.65%) VB
6 2 (1.65%) VBA
6 2 (1.65%) VBScript
6 2 (1.65%) VC++
7 1 (0.83%) Java
7 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.65%) ISEB
3 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.65%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (11.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Oracle
3 14 (11.57%) Coverity
4 9 (7.44%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.65%) Alterian
5 2 (1.65%) Sybase