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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 12 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 52 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.69% 4.24% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.62% 11.92% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £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 £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
203 193 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 45.62% 35.54% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 130 79
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +61.76%
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +17 28 £314 -10.67% 4
Newport +8 12 £340 +4.61% 4
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £450 - 1
Bridgend - - - - 3
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 2
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 92 (84.40%) .NET
2 50 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.45%) SQL Server
4 42 (38.53%) SQL
4 42 (38.53%) Scrum
5 40 (36.70%) ASP.NET
6 35 (32.11%) .NET Framework
7 34 (31.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
9 31 (28.44%) Security Cleared
10 30 (27.52%) CSS
11 29 (26.61%) MVC
12 28 (25.69%) Selenium
13 27 (24.77%) WCF
13 27 (24.77%) HTML
14 25 (22.94%) JavaScript
14 25 (22.94%) XML
14 25 (22.94%) TDD
15 24 (22.02%) Web Services
15 24 (22.02%) Visual Studio
16 23 (21.10%) JIRA
16 23 (21.10%) SC Cleared
17 22 (20.18%) jQuery
17 22 (20.18%) WebDriver
17 22 (20.18%) HTML5
17 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
18 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (19.27%) Subversion
18 21 (19.27%) Java
19 20 (18.35%) SharePoint

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (18.35%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.42%) JBoss
2 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.75%) CMS
5 2 (1.83%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.83%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.83%) Lync
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.92%) Zope
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.75%) Office 365
3 2 (1.83%) 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 43 (39.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.59%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.75%) FileMaker
10 2 (1.83%) MySQL
10 2 (1.83%) MS Access
11 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (31.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (25.69%) Selenium
3 24 (22.02%) Visual Studio
4 23 (21.10%) JIRA
5 22 (20.18%) WebDriver
5 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
6 21 (19.27%) Subversion
7 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (11.93%) JMeter
8 13 (11.93%) Bugzilla
9 7 (6.42%) TestNG
10 6 (5.50%) JUnit
10 6 (5.50%) Eclipse
10 6 (5.50%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.59%) Gradle
11 5 (4.59%) Artifactory
11 5 (4.59%) ReSharper
11 5 (4.59%) TortoiseSVN
12 3 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (9.17%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Back Office
3 3 (2.75%) Electronics
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.75%) Publishing
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (60.55%) Developer
2 23 (21.10%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.68%) Tester
4 11 (10.09%) SQL Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 7 (6.42%) CRM Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.59%) AWS Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Architect
8 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Software Tester
8 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (84.40%) .NET
2 40 (36.70%) ASP.NET
3 35 (32.11%) .NET Framework
4 30 (27.52%) CSS
5 27 (24.77%) HTML
5 27 (24.77%) WCF
6 25 (22.94%) XML
7 24 (22.02%) Web Services
8 22 (20.18%) jQuery
8 22 (20.18%) HTML5
9 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (12.84%) SOAP
11 13 (11.93%) CSS3
12 10 (9.17%) Entity Framework
13 9 (8.26%) Ajax
14 8 (7.34%) Spring
14 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (6.42%) Spring MVC
15 7 (6.42%) RESTful
16 6 (5.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Open Source
2 14 (12.84%) NHS
3 13 (11.93%) Client/Server
4 9 (8.26%) Replication
5 6 (5.50%) User Experience
6 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.75%) DTV
8 2 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.92%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.26%) Windows
2 2 (1.83%) 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 50 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.53%) Scrum
3 29 (26.61%) MVC
4 25 (22.94%) TDD
5 20 (18.35%) Automation Testing
6 18 (16.51%) BDD
6 18 (16.51%) Load Testing
7 17 (15.60%) Test Scripting
8 15 (13.76%) CRM
9 14 (12.84%) Kanban
10 12 (11.01%) Test Management
11 9 (8.26%) Automated Testing
11 9 (8.26%) SOA
12 8 (7.34%) Migration
12 8 (7.34%) Software Testing
13 7 (6.42%) Information Security
13 7 (6.42%) Project Management
14 6 (5.50%) UML
14 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
14 6 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.53%) SQL
2 25 (22.94%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.27%) Java
4 14 (12.84%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.59%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.59%) C++
6 2 (1.83%) C
6 2 (1.83%) PHP
7 1 (0.92%) Perl
7 1 (0.92%) VB
7 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.92%) Python
7 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.92%) Ruby
7 1 (0.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (28.44%) Security Cleared
2 23 (21.10%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.26%) ISEB
3 9 (8.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) vCloud
2 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) Oracle
3 5 (4.59%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.75%) SAP
4 3 (2.75%) VMware
5 2 (1.83%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.92%) Zend
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