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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 11 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing C# 75 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.46% 4.11% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.61% 12.04% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 15 3
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£345 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £405 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -19.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
245 191 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 50.52% 34.17% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 125 80
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +54.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +19 35 £309 -9.19% 10
Newport +10 30 £400 +23.07% 3
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £200 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £450 -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 95 (87.16%) .NET
2 51 (46.79%) SQL Server
3 50 (45.87%) SQL
4 47 (43.12%) ASP.NET
5 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (39.45%) XML
7 40 (36.70%) Web Services
8 39 (35.78%) .NET Framework
9 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
10 36 (33.03%) Visual Studio
10 36 (33.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (32.11%) Scrum
12 34 (31.19%) MVC
12 34 (31.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 31 (28.44%) SOAP
14 30 (27.52%) Security Cleared
15 28 (25.69%) WCF
15 28 (25.69%) TDD
16 27 (24.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (23.85%) JavaScript
18 25 (22.94%) BDD
19 23 (21.10%) SC Cleared
19 23 (21.10%) CSS
20 22 (20.18%) Unit Testing
21 20 (18.35%) HTML
22 18 (16.51%) REST
23 17 (15.60%) HTML5
23 17 (15.60%) NHS
23 17 (15.60%) SQL Server 2005
24 16 (14.68%) Java

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 14 (12.84%) IIS
2 13 (11.93%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.83%) Apache
4 2 (1.83%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Zope
5 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Lync
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Intranet
2 2 (1.83%) LDAP
2 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (46.79%) SQL Server
2 34 (31.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (8.26%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database
7 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (7.34%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (6.42%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.75%) FileMaker
11 2 (1.83%) MySQL
11 2 (1.83%) MS Access
12 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (33.03%) Visual Studio
1 36 (33.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (9.17%) WebDriver
3 10 (9.17%) Selenium
4 8 (7.34%) TestNG
5 7 (6.42%) JMeter
5 7 (6.42%) Bugzilla
5 7 (6.42%) JUnit
5 7 (6.42%) Subversion
5 7 (6.42%) JIRA
6 6 (5.50%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (3.67%) NUnit
9 3 (2.75%) MSBuild
9 3 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (5.50%) Back Office
2 5 (4.59%) Finance
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.75%) Publishing
3 3 (2.75%) Electronics
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (80.73%) Developer
2 38 (34.86%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.76%) Software Developer
4 12 (11.01%) SQL Developer
5 9 (8.26%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Tester
7 7 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (6.42%) CRM Developer
8 6 (5.50%) AWS Developer
9 5 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Specialist
11 3 (2.75%) Software Engineer
12 2 (1.83%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (87.16%) .NET
2 47 (43.12%) ASP.NET
3 43 (39.45%) XML
4 40 (36.70%) Web Services
5 39 (35.78%) .NET Framework
6 31 (28.44%) SOAP
7 28 (25.69%) WCF
8 27 (24.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (21.10%) CSS
10 20 (18.35%) HTML
11 18 (16.51%) REST
12 17 (15.60%) HTML5
13 15 (13.76%) jQuery
14 13 (11.93%) Entity Framework
15 10 (9.17%) LINQ
16 9 (8.26%) Ajax
17 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
18 7 (6.42%) Sass
18 7 (6.42%) CSS3
18 7 (6.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) NHS
2 8 (7.34%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.34%) Replication
3 6 (5.50%) Open Source
3 6 (5.50%) User Experience
4 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) DTV
6 2 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Windows
2 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.92%) Linux
3 1 (0.92%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.11%) Scrum
3 34 (31.19%) MVC
4 28 (25.69%) TDD
5 25 (22.94%) BDD
6 22 (20.18%) Unit Testing
7 13 (11.93%) CRM
8 9 (8.26%) Automated Testing
8 9 (8.26%) Load Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Automation Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Test Scripting
9 8 (7.34%) Information Security
10 7 (6.42%) Migration
10 7 (6.42%) UML
10 7 (6.42%) OOP
10 7 (6.42%) Test Management
11 5 (4.59%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.59%) ETL
12 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (2.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.87%) SQL
2 26 (23.85%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.68%) T-SQL
3 16 (14.68%) Java
4 9 (8.26%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.59%) C++
6 3 (2.75%) C
7 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.92%) Python
8 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.92%) Ruby
8 1 (0.92%) Groovy
8 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) Security Cleared
2 23 (21.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) ISEB
3 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.76%) Oracle
3 3 (2.75%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.75%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) Zend
4 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
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Connectus
Rate: £225 - £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Connectus
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago