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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 14 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 59 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.26% 7.17% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.41% 20.25% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 23 11
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£325 £265 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
252 158 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.83% 35.43% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 106 76
Average daily rate £338 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 9
Average hourly rate £21.25 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.01% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £11.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £35.00 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
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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
Newport +6 29 £325 +4.00% 4
Cardiff -13 20 £349 +35.43% 13
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £205 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 2
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - - 2
Torfaen - - - - 3
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 78 (79.59%) .NET
2 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (52.04%) Scrum
4 46 (46.94%) Selenium
4 46 (46.94%) Security Cleared
5 44 (44.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 42 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 41 (41.84%) TDD
7 41 (41.84%) .NET Framework
8 39 (39.80%) WebDriver
9 37 (37.76%) SC Cleared
10 36 (36.73%) Java
11 35 (35.71%) BDD
12 34 (34.69%) Automation Testing
12 34 (34.69%) SharePoint
13 33 (33.67%) JIRA
14 32 (32.65%) Kanban
15 30 (30.61%) Test Scripting
15 30 (30.61%) Jenkins
15 30 (30.61%) Subversion
16 28 (28.57%) MVC
16 28 (28.57%) Open Source
16 28 (28.57%) Load Testing
17 26 (26.53%) Software Testing
18 25 (25.51%) ISTQB
18 25 (25.51%) Visual Studio
19 24 (24.49%) HTML
19 24 (24.49%) CSS
20 23 (23.47%) Bugzilla

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 34 (34.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.14%) JBoss
2 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.08%) CMS
4 4 (4.08%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.06%) SAS
5 3 (3.06%) IIS
6 2 (2.04%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.02%) Lync
7 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.02%) Network Security
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.10%) MS Access
7 3 (3.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.02%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (46.94%) Selenium
2 44 (44.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (39.80%) WebDriver
4 33 (33.67%) JIRA
5 30 (30.61%) Jenkins
5 30 (30.61%) Subversion
6 25 (25.51%) Visual Studio
7 23 (23.47%) Bugzilla
8 21 (21.43%) JMeter
9 20 (20.41%) TortoiseSVN
10 18 (18.37%) TestNG
11 15 (15.31%) JUnit
12 14 (14.29%) Ant
12 14 (14.29%) Maven
13 6 (6.12%) Eclipse
13 6 (6.12%) SoapUI
14 5 (5.10%) Gradle
14 5 (5.10%) Artifactory
14 5 (5.10%) ReSharper
15 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Front Office
2 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.02%) Advertising
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (43.88%) Developer
2 24 (24.49%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.43%) Tester
4 17 (17.35%) Analyst
4 17 (17.35%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.08%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Systems Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (3.06%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.04%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (79.59%) .NET
2 42 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 41 (41.84%) .NET Framework
4 24 (24.49%) HTML
4 24 (24.49%) CSS
5 23 (23.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (16.33%) jQuery
7 14 (14.29%) Web Services
7 14 (14.29%) WCF
8 13 (13.27%) HTML5
8 13 (13.27%) REST
8 13 (13.27%) CSS3
8 13 (13.27%) XML
9 10 (10.20%) SOAP
10 9 (9.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (7.14%) RESTful
12 7 (7.14%) Ajax
12 7 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.57%) Open Source
2 18 (18.37%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.10%) iSeries
4 4 (4.08%) AS400
4 4 (4.08%) User Experience
5 2 (2.04%) GIS
5 2 (2.04%) NHS
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) UNIX
2 2 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (52.04%) Scrum
3 41 (41.84%) TDD
4 35 (35.71%) BDD
5 34 (34.69%) Automation Testing
6 32 (32.65%) Kanban
7 30 (30.61%) Test Scripting
8 28 (28.57%) MVC
8 28 (28.57%) Load Testing
9 26 (26.53%) Software Testing
10 20 (20.41%) Test Management
11 16 (16.33%) Automated Testing
12 12 (12.24%) Project Management
13 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 7 (7.14%) Test Automation
14 7 (7.14%) CRM
15 6 (6.12%) SOA
16 5 (5.10%) Domain-Driven Design
16 5 (5.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.73%) Java
2 19 (19.39%) SQL
3 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.06%) SAS Macro
4 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.04%) Ruby
5 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.04%) VB
5 2 (2.04%) PHP
5 2 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (46.94%) Security Cleared
2 37 (37.76%) SC Cleared
3 25 (25.51%) ISTQB
4 23 (23.47%) ISEB
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) Degree
7 1 (1.02%) MCITP
7 1 (1.02%) MCSD
7 1 (1.02%) MCDBA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) vCloud
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (22.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Sitecore
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle
4 5 (5.10%) IBM
5 4 (4.08%) Informatica
6 3 (3.06%) VMware
7 2 (2.04%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.02%) Red Gate
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