The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 32 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 23 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.11% 1.55% 4.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.04% 4.46% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £315 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.25 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
191 112 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.11% 34.67% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 79 37
Average daily rate £400 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £26.25 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.41% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.43 £37.50 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
Wales

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 19 £340 +23.63% 12
Newport - 3 £325 - 8
Bridgend - 1 £325 - 3
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 4
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
3 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 16 (47.06%) XML
5 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 12 (35.29%) SQL
6 12 (35.29%) CRM
7 10 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (29.41%) CMS
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (26.47%) HTML
8 9 (26.47%) CSS
8 9 (26.47%) Release Management
8 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (23.53%) Sitecore
9 8 (23.53%) Migration
9 8 (23.53%) Web Services
9 8 (23.53%) MCSD
9 8 (23.53%) Windows
10 7 (20.59%) SOAP
10 7 (20.59%) Scrum
10 7 (20.59%) TDD
10 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (17.65%) WCF
11 6 (17.65%) XSLT

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (29.41%) CMS
3 8 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (14.71%) Kentico
6 3 (8.82%) Lync
6 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
6 3 (8.82%) Umbraco
7 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.94%) IIS
8 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.94%) SAP WM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.94%) SAP LE
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) MySQL
7 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) RubyMine
General
1 2 (5.88%) Advertising
1 2 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.76%) CRM Developer
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (5.88%) CMS Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (2.94%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
3 16 (47.06%) XML
4 9 (26.47%) HTML
4 9 (26.47%) CSS
5 8 (23.53%) Web Services
6 7 (20.59%) SOAP
6 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
7 6 (17.65%) WCF
7 6 (17.65%) XSLT
8 4 (11.76%) DOM
8 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (11.76%) REST
9 3 (8.82%) XSD
9 3 (8.82%) WPF
9 3 (8.82%) NHibernate
9 3 (8.82%) Apache FOP
9 3 (8.82%) Java SE
10 2 (5.88%) WinForms
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Data Conversion
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) CRM
2 9 (26.47%) Release Management
3 8 (23.53%) Migration
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) TDD
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Web Development
5 5 (14.71%) Web Design
6 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) System Testing
6 4 (11.76%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (23.53%) MCSD
3 5 (14.71%) MCAD
4 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
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