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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 16 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 69 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.64% 4.21% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.55% 11.64% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 18 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £271 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
293 232 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 49.41% 36.19% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 163 72
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -42.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 July 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 July 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 +21 32 £325 +8.33% 18
Newport +7 31 £425 +21.42% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 - - 1
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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#.

1 108 (87.80%) .NET
2 69 (56.10%) ASP.NET
3 66 (53.66%) SQL Server
4 55 (44.72%) .NET Framework
5 54 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (40.65%) SQL
6 50 (40.65%) XML
7 48 (39.02%) MVC
8 47 (38.21%) Web Services
9 46 (37.40%) Visual Studio
10 45 (36.59%) Scrum
11 44 (35.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
13 38 (30.89%) Microsoft
14 37 (30.08%) SOAP
15 36 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (29.27%) BDD
16 35 (28.46%) SQL Server 2008
16 35 (28.46%) TDD
17 32 (26.02%) IIS
18 30 (24.39%) SC Cleared
18 30 (24.39%) Unit Testing
19 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
20 26 (21.14%) HTML
20 26 (21.14%) REST
21 23 (18.70%) Windows
22 21 (17.07%) CSS
22 21 (17.07%) WCF
23 19 (15.45%) Entity Framework
23 19 (15.45%) ASP.NET Web API

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.25%) CMS
4 3 (2.44%) FileNet
5 2 (1.63%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.81%) Lync
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.81%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) LDAP
1 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) SAN
2 1 (0.81%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 35 (28.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database
6 8 (6.50%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (6.50%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (4.88%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.63%) FileMaker
9 2 (1.63%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.81%) MySQL
10 1 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (37.40%) Visual Studio
2 44 (35.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (9.76%) Selenium
4 11 (8.94%) WebDriver
4 11 (8.94%) JIRA
5 9 (7.32%) JMeter
5 9 (7.32%) Subversion
6 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (6.50%) TestNG
7 7 (5.69%) Bugzilla
7 7 (5.69%) JUnit
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
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (86.18%) Developer
2 53 (43.09%) .NET Developer
3 20 (16.26%) Software Developer
4 11 (8.94%) SQL Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.50%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Tester
8 7 (5.69%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (4.88%) CRM Developer
10 5 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (87.80%) .NET
2 69 (56.10%) ASP.NET
3 55 (44.72%) .NET Framework
4 50 (40.65%) XML
5 47 (38.21%) Web Services
6 37 (30.08%) SOAP
7 36 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (21.14%) REST
8 26 (21.14%) HTML
9 21 (17.07%) CSS
9 21 (17.07%) WCF
10 19 (15.45%) Entity Framework
10 19 (15.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (13.82%) HTML5
12 14 (11.38%) jQuery
13 10 (8.13%) LINQ
14 8 (6.50%) RESTful
15 7 (5.69%) CSS3
16 6 (4.88%) Sass
16 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%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) GIS
5 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Windows
2 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (39.02%) MVC
3 45 (36.59%) Scrum
4 36 (29.27%) BDD
5 35 (28.46%) TDD
6 30 (24.39%) Unit Testing
7 12 (9.76%) CRM
8 10 (8.13%) Automated Testing
9 9 (7.32%) Load Testing
10 8 (6.50%) UML
10 8 (6.50%) ETL
10 8 (6.50%) Project Management
10 8 (6.50%) Test Scripting
10 8 (6.50%) Automation Testing
11 7 (5.69%) SDLC
11 7 (5.69%) OOP
11 7 (5.69%) Test Management
12 6 (4.88%) Migration
12 6 (4.88%) Open Source
13 5 (4.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.65%) SQL
2 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.01%) T-SQL
4 14 (11.38%) Java
5 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.50%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.88%) C++
8 3 (2.44%) C
8 3 (2.44%) VB
8 3 (2.44%) VBA
8 3 (2.44%) VB6
9 2 (1.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 30 (24.39%) 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 3 (2.44%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) 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 38 (30.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) Oracle
3 6 (4.88%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.63%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco
5 1 (0.81%) Sage
5 1 (0.81%) ESRI