The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 33 32 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing C# 33 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.32% 2.71% 7.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.41% 9.91% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £307 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £344 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
- +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
229 111 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.94% 27.34% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 84 92
Average daily rate £338 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.13 £55.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.40% +131.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £55.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £55.00 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +1 14 £283 -13.07% 17
Newport -5 12 £350 +3.70% 9
Torfaen - 1 £375 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 2
Caerphilly - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Gwent - - - -
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 52 (82.54%) .NET
2 31 (49.21%) SharePoint
3 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET
4 28 (44.44%) TDD
5 27 (42.86%) Scrum
6 26 (41.27%) Java
7 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
7 25 (39.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (38.10%) .NET Framework
9 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
9 23 (36.51%) BDD
10 20 (31.75%) WebDriver
10 20 (31.75%) Selenium
11 19 (30.16%) Subversion
11 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
12 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
12 18 (28.57%) Automation Testing
13 17 (26.98%) Test Scripting
13 17 (26.98%) XML
14 16 (25.40%) Kanban
14 16 (25.40%) Load Testing
14 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
14 16 (25.40%) TestNG
15 15 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (23.81%) Open Source
15 15 (23.81%) JIRA
15 15 (23.81%) Software Testing
15 15 (23.81%) Bugzilla
16 14 (22.22%) Automated Testing
16 14 (22.22%) Test Management

C#
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 31 (49.21%) SharePoint
2 12 (19.05%) CMS
3 10 (15.87%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (7.94%) Kentico
5 3 (4.76%) Lync
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.76%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) MS Access
6 1 (1.59%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (31.75%) Selenium
2 20 (31.75%) WebDriver
3 19 (30.16%) Subversion
4 16 (25.40%) TestNG
5 15 (23.81%) Bugzilla
5 15 (23.81%) JIRA
6 14 (22.22%) JUnit
6 14 (22.22%) JMeter
6 14 (22.22%) TortoiseSVN
7 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
7 13 (20.63%) Ant
7 13 (20.63%) Maven
8 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio
9 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Advertising
3 2 (3.17%) Publishing
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Tester
4 9 (14.29%) Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Coach
7 2 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.17%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (3.17%) CMS Developer
7 2 (3.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.17%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (82.54%) .NET
2 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET
3 24 (38.10%) .NET Framework
4 17 (26.98%) XML
5 13 (20.63%) WCF
6 10 (15.87%) Web Services
7 9 (14.29%) HTML
7 9 (14.29%) CSS
8 8 (12.70%) REST
9 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (11.11%) SOAP
10 5 (7.94%) XSLT
10 5 (7.94%) WPF
10 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (4.76%) NHibernate
11 3 (4.76%) Java SE
11 3 (4.76%) Apache FOP
11 3 (4.76%) XSD
12 2 (3.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Open Source
2 13 (20.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.35%) iSeries
4 3 (4.76%) AS400
5 2 (3.17%) GIS
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) TDD
2 27 (42.86%) Scrum
3 23 (36.51%) BDD
4 18 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 17 (26.98%) Test Scripting
6 16 (25.40%) Load Testing
6 16 (25.40%) Kanban
7 15 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 14 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 14 (22.22%) Test Management
9 10 (15.87%) CRM
9 10 (15.87%) MVC
10 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.52%) Migration
11 6 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (9.52%) Release Management
12 5 (7.94%) Data Protection
12 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.94%) Web Design
13 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) Java
2 14 (22.22%) SQL
3 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.17%) Ruby
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
4 14 (22.22%) ISEB
5 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.76%) MCSD
7 1 (1.59%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Sitecore
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) IBM
5 3 (4.76%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) Red Gate
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