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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 12 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing C# 60 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.54% 7.07% 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.39% 18.44% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £350 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.24% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +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
246 179 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.23% 38.33% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 118 82
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 £250 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £11.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.30 £35.00 £63.00
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 24 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 24 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 +5 30 £325 +4.00% 6
Cardiff -7 20 £349 +35.43% 12
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £205 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 3
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 4
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 35 (35.71%) BDD
10 35 (35.71%) Java
10 35 (35.71%) SharePoint
11 34 (34.69%) Automation Testing
12 33 (33.67%) JIRA
13 32 (32.65%) Kanban
14 30 (30.61%) Test Scripting
14 30 (30.61%) Jenkins
14 30 (30.61%) Subversion
15 28 (28.57%) Open Source
15 28 (28.57%) Load Testing
16 27 (27.55%) MVC
17 26 (26.53%) Software Testing
18 25 (25.51%) ISTQB
19 24 (24.49%) HTML
19 24 (24.49%) CSS
19 24 (24.49%) Visual Studio
20 23 (23.47%) ISEB

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 35 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.14%) JBoss
2 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.08%) ArcGIS
4 4 (4.08%) CMS
5 3 (3.06%) IIS
5 3 (3.06%) SAS
5 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
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 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 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
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%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.02%) MySQL
9 1 (1.02%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
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%) Subversion
5 30 (30.61%) Jenkins
6 24 (24.49%) 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%) SoapUI
14 5 (5.10%) Gradle
14 5 (5.10%) Artifactory
14 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
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%) Advertising
2 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) 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 Test Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Automation Tester
7 4 (4.08%) Systems Developer
7 4 (4.08%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (2.04%) Lead Tester
9 2 (2.04%) Agile Coach
9 2 (2.04%) Sitecore Developer
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%) CSS
4 24 (24.49%) HTML
5 23 (23.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (16.33%) jQuery
7 14 (14.29%) WCF
8 13 (13.27%) REST
8 13 (13.27%) CSS3
8 13 (13.27%) Web Services
8 13 (13.27%) HTML5
9 12 (12.24%) XML
10 10 (10.20%) SOAP
11 9 (9.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (7.14%) Spring MVC
13 7 (7.14%) Spring
14 6 (6.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.57%) Open Source
2 18 (18.37%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.10%) iSeries
4 4 (4.08%) User Experience
4 4 (4.08%) AS400
5 2 (2.04%) NHS
5 2 (2.04%) GIS
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) UNIX
2 2 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
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%) Load Testing
9 27 (27.55%) MVC
10 26 (26.53%) Software Testing
11 20 (20.41%) Test Management
12 16 (16.33%) Automated Testing
13 12 (12.24%) Project Management
14 8 (8.16%) CRM
14 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
15 7 (7.14%) Test Automation
16 6 (6.12%) SOA
17 5 (5.10%) Migration
17 5 (5.10%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.71%) Java
2 18 (18.37%) SQL
3 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.06%) SAS Macro
5 2 (2.04%) Ruby
5 2 (2.04%) PHP
5 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.04%) VB
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%) MCITP
7 1 (1.02%) MCSD
7 1 (1.02%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.02%) Degree
7 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) vCloud
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (22.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) 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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