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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 22 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 29 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.99% 4.03% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.94% 11.88% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £333 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.29% +29.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £270 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
208 160 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.98% 33.90% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 111 68
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £288 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +178.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £25.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £175.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Cardiff +5 19 £313 -11.03% 13
Newport +2 3 £325 - 5
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Merthyr Tydfil - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 2
Caerphilly - - - - 1
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 75 (80.65%) .NET
2 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (40.86%) Scrum
3 38 (40.86%) ASP.NET
4 37 (39.78%) SQL Server
5 34 (36.56%) Security Cleared
6 33 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (34.41%) MVC
8 30 (32.26%) Selenium
9 29 (31.18%) SQL
10 28 (30.11%) TDD
11 27 (29.03%) .NET Framework
12 26 (27.96%) SC Cleared
12 26 (27.96%) CSS
12 26 (27.96%) SharePoint
13 24 (25.81%) JIRA
13 24 (25.81%) WebDriver
14 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (24.73%) Jenkins
14 23 (24.73%) HTML
15 22 (23.66%) Subversion
15 22 (23.66%) Automation Testing
15 22 (23.66%) Kanban
16 21 (22.58%) BDD
17 20 (21.51%) WCF
17 20 (21.51%) jQuery
17 20 (21.51%) Java
18 19 (20.43%) XML
18 19 (20.43%) Test Scripting
18 19 (20.43%) Open Source

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 26 (27.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.53%) JBoss
2 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.30%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.23%) CMS
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.15%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.15%) Lync
6 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.15%) Apache
7 1 (1.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.08%) Zope
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Office
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) Office 365
3 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Intranet
2 2 (2.15%) LDAP
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (39.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (12.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.30%) MS Access
7 3 (3.23%) FileMaker
7 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.15%) MySQL
9 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (32.26%) Selenium
3 24 (25.81%) JIRA
3 24 (25.81%) WebDriver
4 23 (24.73%) Jenkins
5 22 (23.66%) Subversion
6 18 (19.35%) Visual Studio
7 14 (15.05%) Bugzilla
8 13 (13.98%) JMeter
9 12 (12.90%) TortoiseSVN
10 11 (11.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (7.53%) TestNG
11 7 (7.53%) Maven
11 7 (7.53%) Ant
11 7 (7.53%) JUnit
12 6 (6.45%) Eclipse
12 6 (6.45%) SoapUI
13 5 (5.38%) Gradle
13 5 (5.38%) Artifactory
13 5 (5.38%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Back Office
3 3 (3.23%) Electronics
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
3 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 49 (52.69%) Developer
2 22 (23.66%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.98%) Tester
4 12 (12.90%) Analyst
4 12 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.53%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.15%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (80.65%) .NET
2 38 (40.86%) ASP.NET
3 27 (29.03%) .NET Framework
4 26 (27.96%) CSS
5 23 (24.73%) HTML
5 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (21.51%) WCF
6 20 (21.51%) jQuery
7 19 (20.43%) XML
8 15 (16.13%) Web Services
8 15 (16.13%) HTML5
8 15 (16.13%) CSS3
9 12 (12.90%) SOAP
10 11 (11.83%) Ajax
11 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (8.60%) Spring
13 7 (7.53%) RESTful
13 7 (7.53%) Spring MVC
14 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
14 6 (6.45%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Open Source
2 12 (12.90%) Client/Server
3 9 (9.68%) NHS
3 9 (9.68%) Replication
4 4 (4.30%) User Experience
4 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.23%) DTV
6 2 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.86%) Scrum
3 32 (34.41%) MVC
4 28 (30.11%) TDD
5 22 (23.66%) Kanban
5 22 (23.66%) Automation Testing
6 21 (22.58%) BDD
7 19 (20.43%) Test Scripting
8 18 (19.35%) Load Testing
9 16 (17.20%) Software Testing
10 12 (12.90%) Test Management
11 11 (11.83%) Project Management
12 9 (9.68%) SOA
13 8 (8.60%) CRM
14 7 (7.53%) Information Security
14 7 (7.53%) Migration
15 6 (6.45%) Automated Testing
15 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
16 5 (5.38%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.18%) SQL
2 20 (21.51%) Java
3 17 (18.28%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.83%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.38%) C++
6 2 (2.15%) C
6 2 (2.15%) PHP
6 2 (2.15%) VB
7 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.08%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.08%) Ruby
7 1 (1.08%) Groovy
7 1 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) Security Cleared
2 26 (27.96%) SC Cleared
3 15 (16.13%) ISEB
3 15 (16.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) vCloud
2 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.23%) VMware
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) SAP
4 2 (2.15%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.08%) Zend
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Torfaen
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago