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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 26 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 41 39 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.61% 6.44% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.13% 17.73% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 10
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £281 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
271 220 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.71% 36.30% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 168 93
Average daily rate £340 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £228 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.80 £20.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.52% -42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.03 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.68 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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 0 18 £330 +16.81% 6
Newport 0 12 £425 +21.42% 4
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £240 - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 - - 1
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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#.

1 110 (89.43%) .NET
2 72 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 72 (58.54%) ASP.NET
3 58 (47.15%) .NET Framework
4 55 (44.72%) XML
5 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (43.09%) MVC
6 52 (42.28%) SQL
7 47 (38.21%) Web Services
8 44 (35.77%) Scrum
9 43 (34.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 42 (34.15%) Visual Studio
11 38 (30.89%) SOAP
12 37 (30.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (29.27%) Security Cleared
13 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
14 35 (28.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (28.46%) BDD
15 34 (27.64%) TDD
16 32 (26.02%) IIS
17 31 (25.20%) JavaScript
17 31 (25.20%) HTML
18 30 (24.39%) Unit Testing
19 27 (21.95%) SC Cleared
20 26 (21.14%) REST
21 22 (17.89%) CSS
21 22 (17.89%) Windows
22 20 (16.26%) WCF
23 19 (15.45%) HTML5
23 19 (15.45%) ASP.NET Web API

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 32 (26.02%) IIS
2 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.44%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.44%) FileNet
3 3 (2.44%) CMS
4 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
5 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) SAN
1 1 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 35 (28.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (10.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (6.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (5.69%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.88%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.63%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 43 (34.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (34.15%) Visual Studio
3 12 (9.76%) Selenium
4 11 (8.94%) WebDriver
4 11 (8.94%) JIRA
5 9 (7.32%) JMeter
6 8 (6.50%) Subversion
6 8 (6.50%) TestNG
6 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (5.69%) JUnit
7 7 (5.69%) Bugzilla
8 5 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (2.44%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.63%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.63%) Gradle
10 2 (1.63%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.63%) NUnit
10 2 (1.63%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (7.32%) Back Office
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 2 (1.63%) Banking
3 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (87.80%) Developer
2 59 (47.97%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.45%) Software Developer
4 11 (8.94%) SQL Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Tester
9 6 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (4.88%) CRM Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.25%) VB6 Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.25%) VB Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (89.43%) .NET
2 72 (58.54%) ASP.NET
3 58 (47.15%) .NET Framework
4 55 (44.72%) XML
5 47 (38.21%) Web Services
6 38 (30.89%) SOAP
7 37 (30.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (25.20%) HTML
9 26 (21.14%) REST
10 22 (17.89%) CSS
11 20 (16.26%) WCF
12 19 (15.45%) HTML5
12 19 (15.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (14.63%) Entity Framework
14 12 (9.76%) jQuery
15 10 (8.13%) LINQ
16 9 (7.32%) CSS3
16 9 (7.32%) RESTful
17 6 (4.88%) Sass
17 6 (4.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) NHS
2 10 (8.13%) User Experience
3 8 (6.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.63%) GIS
4 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.89%) Windows
2 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.09%) MVC
1 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.77%) Scrum
3 35 (28.46%) BDD
4 34 (27.64%) TDD
5 30 (24.39%) Unit Testing
6 10 (8.13%) SDLC
7 9 (7.32%) Automated Testing
7 9 (7.32%) Load Testing
7 9 (7.32%) CRM
8 8 (6.50%) ETL
8 8 (6.50%) Test Scripting
8 8 (6.50%) Automation Testing
9 7 (5.69%) Test Management
9 7 (5.69%) Web Development
9 7 (5.69%) OOP
10 6 (4.88%) UML
10 6 (4.88%) OO
10 6 (4.88%) Project Management
10 6 (4.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.28%) SQL
2 31 (25.20%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.63%) T-SQL
4 14 (11.38%) Java
5 9 (7.32%) VB.NET
5 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.25%) C++
6 4 (3.25%) VBA
6 4 (3.25%) VB
6 4 (3.25%) VB6
7 3 (2.44%) C
8 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 27 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) Degree
4 2 (1.63%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) ISEB
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.25%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) vSphere
2 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Nagios
1 1 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) Oracle
3 2 (1.63%) ESRI
3 2 (1.63%) InterSystems
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco
4 1 (0.81%) Sage
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