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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 15 10 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs citing C# 57 82 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.75% 16.67% 4.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.21% 31.91% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 63 21
Median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £437 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.62 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.48%
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
282 257 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 58.14% 52.24% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 191 132
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -12 39 £378 +17.96% 11
Newport -2 6 £370 -7.50% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £276 - 2
Gwent - 2 £400 -
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for C#.

1 94 (92.16%) .NET
2 69 (67.65%) Unit Testing
3 68 (66.67%) MVC
4 45 (44.12%) .NET Framework
4 45 (44.12%) SQL Server
5 43 (42.16%) ASP.NET
6 39 (38.24%) OO
6 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 39 (38.24%) Visual Studio
7 38 (37.25%) WCF
7 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (36.27%) HTML
9 36 (35.29%) Scrum
9 36 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (33.33%) Entity Framework
11 33 (32.35%) TDD
12 31 (30.39%) CSS
13 28 (27.45%) SQL
13 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
13 28 (27.45%) jQuery
14 26 (25.49%) Web Development
14 26 (25.49%) Finance
14 26 (25.49%) OOP
14 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (24.51%) BDD
15 25 (24.51%) Windows
16 21 (20.59%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (20.59%) AngularJS
16 21 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.94%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.94%) CMS
2 3 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.98%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) LDAP
2 3 (2.94%) SNMP
2 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (10.78%) Oracle9i Database
4 10 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.82%) RDBMS
6 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.96%) DB2
7 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.98%) MS Access
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (38.24%) Visual Studio
2 21 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (17.65%) NUnit
4 17 (16.67%) MbUnit
4 17 (16.67%) MSTest
5 10 (9.80%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
6 9 (8.82%) Selenium
7 7 (6.86%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (2.94%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.98%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.98%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.98%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (84.31%) Developer
2 48 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 32 (31.37%) Senior Developer
4 18 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 18 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 17 (16.67%) Agile Developer
5 17 (16.67%) Senior Agile Developer
6 16 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Senior Software Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Software Engineer
8 10 (9.80%) SQL Developer
9 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 7 (6.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.86%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (6.86%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (4.90%) .NET Software Developer
13 5 (4.90%) Senior C# Software Developer
13 5 (4.90%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (92.16%) .NET
2 45 (44.12%) .NET Framework
3 43 (42.16%) ASP.NET
4 38 (37.25%) WCF
5 37 (36.27%) HTML
6 36 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 31 (30.39%) CSS
9 28 (27.45%) jQuery
10 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (20.59%) AngularJS
11 21 (20.59%) KnockoutJS
12 20 (19.61%) HTML5
12 20 (19.61%) Web Services
13 19 (18.63%) CSS3
14 11 (10.78%) XML
15 9 (8.82%) Ajax
15 9 (8.82%) LINQ
15 9 (8.82%) WinForms
16 8 (7.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) NHS
2 3 (2.94%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.96%) Physics
4 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.51%) Windows
2 11 (10.78%) Linux
3 2 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (67.65%) Unit Testing
2 68 (66.67%) MVC
3 39 (38.24%) OO
4 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (35.29%) Scrum
6 33 (32.35%) TDD
7 26 (25.49%) OOP
7 26 (25.49%) Web Development
8 25 (24.51%) BDD
9 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (16.67%) ATDD
10 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 17 (16.67%) Test-First Development
11 16 (15.69%) DevOps
11 16 (15.69%) Mentoring
12 12 (11.76%) SDLC
13 11 (10.78%) Configuration Management
13 11 (10.78%) Cross-Platform Development
13 11 (10.78%) Requirements Engineering
14 9 (8.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 28 (27.45%) SQL
3 18 (17.65%) TypeScript
4 12 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.84%) C++
6 4 (3.92%) C
7 2 (1.96%) Java
7 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.96%) VBA
7 2 (1.96%) VBScript
7 2 (1.96%) VC++
8 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.73%) Oracle
3 7 (6.86%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.94%) Coverity
5 2 (1.96%) Sybase
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