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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 12 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 84 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.18% 4.57% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.55% 13.24% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 21 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.66%
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
275 219 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 52.99% 34.54% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 148 68
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 £230 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.38 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £19.15 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.15 £37.50
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +27 40 £325 - 6
Newport +11 33 £400 +23.07% 4
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £200 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £450 -
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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#.

1 100 (86.96%) .NET
2 58 (50.43%) ASP.NET
3 54 (46.96%) SQL Server
4 47 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 45 (39.13%) SQL
7 40 (34.78%) XML
7 40 (34.78%) MVC
8 39 (33.91%) Web Services
9 38 (33.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
10 37 (32.17%) Visual Studio
11 36 (31.30%) Scrum
12 33 (28.70%) Security Cleared
13 30 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (25.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (25.22%) SOAP
15 27 (23.48%) TDD
16 26 (22.61%) SC Cleared
16 26 (22.61%) BDD
17 24 (20.87%) WCF
18 23 (20.00%) Unit Testing
18 23 (20.00%) CSS
18 23 (20.00%) HTML
18 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
19 22 (19.13%) IIS
20 20 (17.39%) Windows
21 18 (15.65%) HTML5
21 18 (15.65%) Entity Framework
22 17 (14.78%) REST

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (19.13%) IIS
2 12 (10.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.74%) Apache
4 2 (1.74%) FileNet
4 2 (1.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.87%) Zope
5 1 (0.87%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.87%) JBoss
5 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.87%) Lync
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) Intranet
2 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.74%) LDAP
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
3 1 (0.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.96%) SQL Server
2 29 (25.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (7.83%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.83%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database
6 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (6.96%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (6.09%) RDBMS
7 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.61%) FileMaker
9 2 (1.74%) MySQL
10 1 (0.87%) MS Access
10 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (33.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (32.17%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.43%) Selenium
4 11 (9.57%) WebDriver
5 10 (8.70%) JIRA
6 9 (7.83%) JMeter
6 9 (7.83%) Subversion
7 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
7 8 (6.96%) TestNG
8 7 (6.09%) Bugzilla
8 7 (6.09%) JUnit
9 5 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (2.61%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.74%) Gradle
11 2 (1.74%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.74%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (6.09%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Back Office
3 3 (2.61%) Publishing
4 2 (1.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Electronics
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (82.61%) Developer
2 40 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.65%) Software Developer
4 10 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 10 (8.70%) Analyst
5 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.09%) SQL Developer
6 7 (6.09%) Tester
6 7 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 7 (6.09%) CRM Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.48%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (86.96%) .NET
2 58 (50.43%) ASP.NET
3 46 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 40 (34.78%) XML
5 39 (33.91%) Web Services
6 30 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (25.22%) SOAP
8 24 (20.87%) WCF
9 23 (20.00%) CSS
9 23 (20.00%) HTML
10 18 (15.65%) HTML5
10 18 (15.65%) Entity Framework
11 17 (14.78%) REST
12 15 (13.04%) jQuery
13 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (8.70%) LINQ
15 8 (6.96%) CSS3
16 7 (6.09%) WinForms
16 7 (6.09%) RESTful
17 6 (5.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) NHS
2 8 (6.96%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.22%) Open Source
4 5 (4.35%) User Experience
5 2 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.74%) DTV
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.87%) UNIX
4 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.78%) MVC
3 36 (31.30%) Scrum
4 27 (23.48%) TDD
5 26 (22.61%) BDD
6 23 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 13 (11.30%) CRM
8 10 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 9 (7.83%) Load Testing
10 8 (6.96%) Automation Testing
10 8 (6.96%) Test Scripting
10 8 (6.96%) UML
10 8 (6.96%) ETL
10 8 (6.96%) Migration
11 7 (6.09%) Project Management
11 7 (6.09%) OOP
11 7 (6.09%) Test Management
12 6 (5.22%) Software Engineering
13 4 (3.48%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.48%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.13%) SQL
2 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.91%) Java
4 13 (11.30%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.83%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.09%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.22%) C++
8 4 (3.48%) C
9 2 (1.74%) PHP
9 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.87%) Ruby
10 1 (0.87%) Python
10 1 (0.87%) Perl
10 1 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (28.70%) Security Cleared
2 26 (22.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.87%) Degree
3 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.61%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) vCloud
2 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Nagios
1 1 (0.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.04%) Oracle
3 6 (5.22%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco
5 1 (0.87%) Zend
5 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
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