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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Wales / South Wales
Rank 37 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 13 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.75% 4.42% 6.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.22% 10.09% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 23
Median daily rate £338 £310 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £242 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
209 228 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 44.19% 43.85% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 182 177
Median daily rate £418 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.61 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +9 9 £338 +8.87% 15
Newport -15 1 £400 +8.10% 3
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 37 (74.00%) .NET
2 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (32.00%) MVC
4 16 (32.00%) HTML
5 15 (30.00%) SQL
5 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (24.00%) CSS
8 11 (22.00%) OO
8 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.00%) jQuery
9 10 (20.00%) Windows
10 9 (18.00%) UML
10 9 (18.00%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (18.00%) XML
10 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
10 9 (18.00%) C
10 9 (18.00%) C++
10 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (18.00%) Web Development
10 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (16.00%) HTML5
11 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
11 8 (16.00%) WCF
11 8 (16.00%) Sitecore
11 8 (16.00%) TDD
11 8 (16.00%) SharePoint

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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) CMS
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.00%) GeoServer
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) SNMP
1 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (12.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.00%) Couchbase
3 3 (6.00%) GIS
3 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.00%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (10.00%) NUnit
4 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.00%) StarTeam
4 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.00%) Grunt
6 2 (4.00%) gulp
7 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.00%) MbUnit
7 1 (2.00%) MSTest
7 1 (2.00%) Selenium
7 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.00%) Advertising
1 2 (4.00%) Military
1 2 (4.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Sitecore Developer
6 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (8.00%) CRM Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Report Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Systems Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (74.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (32.00%) HTML
4 12 (24.00%) CSS
5 10 (20.00%) jQuery
6 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (18.00%) XML
7 8 (16.00%) HTML5
7 8 (16.00%) WCF
8 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.00%) REST
9 5 (10.00%) Ajax
9 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.00%) Web Services
10 4 (8.00%) NHibernate
10 4 (8.00%) SOAP
11 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
11 3 (6.00%) CSS3
11 3 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (6.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) W3C
3 1 (2.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) MVC
2 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (22.00%) OO
5 9 (18.00%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (18.00%) UML
5 9 (18.00%) Web Development
6 8 (16.00%) TDD
6 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.00%) Requirements Management
9 5 (10.00%) CRM
9 5 (10.00%) Scrum
10 4 (8.00%) API Design
10 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Functional Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) C
3 9 (18.00%) C++
4 5 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) VB
6 2 (4.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) MCSD
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) MCAD
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Sitecore
3 4 (8.00%) Coverity
4 2 (4.00%) OpenText
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.00%) SAP