The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 22 11 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing C# 66 53 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.33% 10.62% 3.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.37% 30.99% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 15
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£325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £224 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
380 171 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 47.98% 34.27% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 103 94
Average daily rate £350 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £18.99 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.93% +8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Wales region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Wales

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Wales region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

C#
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 20 November 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
South Wales -4 61 £325 +11.11% 27
West Wales -34 2 £600 +100.00% 1
North Wales - - - - 6
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C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 89 (77.39%) .NET
2 64 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (46.96%) Security Cleared
4 53 (46.09%) Scrum
5 49 (42.61%) SQL Server
6 48 (41.74%) Selenium
7 47 (40.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 44 (38.26%) SC Cleared
9 44 (38.26%) ASP.NET
10 42 (36.52%) TDD
11 41 (35.65%) Java
11 41 (35.65%) WebDriver
12 37 (32.17%) BDD
12 37 (32.17%) Automation Testing
13 35 (30.43%) JIRA
13 35 (30.43%) SharePoint
14 34 (29.57%) Kanban
15 33 (28.70%) MVC
16 32 (27.83%) Test Scripting
17 31 (26.96%) Jenkins
17 31 (26.96%) Open Source
17 31 (26.96%) Subversion
18 29 (25.22%) Visual Studio
18 29 (25.22%) Load Testing
19 27 (23.48%) ISTQB
19 27 (23.48%) Software Testing
19 27 (23.48%) SQL
20 25 (21.74%) Bugzilla
20 25 (21.74%) CSS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 35 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.83%) ArcGIS
3 7 (6.09%) JBoss
3 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.48%) CMS
6 3 (2.61%) SAS
6 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.74%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.74%) IIS
7 2 (1.74%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.87%) Lync
8 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.87%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Intranet
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (42.61%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (12.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (3.48%) MS Access
8 3 (2.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.87%) MySQL
9 1 (0.87%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (41.74%) Selenium
2 47 (40.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (35.65%) WebDriver
4 35 (30.43%) JIRA
5 31 (26.96%) Subversion
5 31 (26.96%) Jenkins
6 29 (25.22%) Visual Studio
7 25 (21.74%) Bugzilla
8 22 (19.13%) JMeter
9 21 (18.26%) TortoiseSVN
10 19 (16.52%) TestNG
11 16 (13.91%) JUnit
12 15 (13.04%) Ant
12 15 (13.04%) Maven
13 6 (5.22%) Eclipse
13 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (5.22%) SoapUI
14 5 (4.35%) Gradle
14 5 (4.35%) Artifactory
14 5 (4.35%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (12.17%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.74%) Retail
2 2 (1.74%) Front Office
2 2 (1.74%) Back Office
2 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.87%) Electronics
3 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (46.09%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) .NET Developer
3 23 (20.00%) Tester
4 20 (17.39%) Analyst
5 19 (16.52%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.09%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.48%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Systems Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (77.39%) .NET
2 46 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 44 (38.26%) ASP.NET
4 25 (21.74%) CSS
5 24 (20.87%) HTML
5 24 (20.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (17.39%) Web Services
7 19 (16.52%) WCF
7 19 (16.52%) jQuery
8 17 (14.78%) XML
9 16 (13.91%) SOAP
10 15 (13.04%) REST
11 13 (11.30%) CSS3
11 13 (11.30%) HTML5
12 10 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (6.09%) Spring MVC
15 7 (6.09%) RESTful
15 7 (6.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.96%) Open Source
2 19 (16.52%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.22%) GIS
4 5 (4.35%) NHS
4 5 (4.35%) iSeries
5 4 (3.48%) AS400
5 4 (3.48%) Replication
5 4 (3.48%) User Experience
6 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.87%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.96%) UNIX
2 3 (2.61%) Windows
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.87%) Android
3 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.09%) Scrum
3 42 (36.52%) TDD
4 37 (32.17%) BDD
4 37 (32.17%) Automation Testing
5 34 (29.57%) Kanban
6 33 (28.70%) MVC
7 32 (27.83%) Test Scripting
8 29 (25.22%) Load Testing
9 27 (23.48%) Software Testing
10 21 (18.26%) Test Management
11 16 (13.91%) Automated Testing
12 12 (10.43%) Project Management
13 8 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
14 7 (6.09%) Test Automation
14 7 (6.09%) SOA
15 6 (5.22%) CRM
15 6 (5.22%) Software Engineering
15 6 (5.22%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.65%) Java
2 27 (23.48%) SQL
3 19 (16.52%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.09%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.61%) Ruby
6 3 (2.61%) SAS Macro
7 2 (1.74%) Python
7 2 (1.74%) VB
7 2 (1.74%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) C
7 2 (1.74%) C++
8 1 (0.87%) Scala
8 1 (0.87%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 54 (46.96%) Security Cleared
2 44 (38.26%) SC Cleared
3 27 (23.48%) ISTQB
4 25 (21.74%) ISEB
5 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.74%) MCTS
6 2 (1.74%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.87%) MCITP
7 1 (0.87%) Degree
7 1 (0.87%) MCSD
7 1 (0.87%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) vCloud
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.09%) Oracle
2 7 (6.09%) Sitecore
3 5 (4.35%) IBM
4 4 (3.48%) Informatica
4 4 (3.48%) ESRI
5 3 (2.61%) VMware
6 2 (1.74%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.87%) CA
7 1 (0.87%) Red Gate
Cardiff
People Source
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £300 - £315 per day all inclusive
Posted: 3 days ago