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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 27 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing C# 39 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.64% 6.36% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.61% 19.28% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 7
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£305 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £261 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £405 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
C#
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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
336 166 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.63% 33.00% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 113 94
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £277 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +195.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
South Wales +4 33 £306 -18.33% 31
West Wales -17 4 £431 +43.15% 2
North Wales -3 2 £275 +15.78% 3
Mid Wales - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 81 (79.41%) .NET
2 46 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (38.24%) ASP.NET
3 39 (38.24%) Security Cleared
4 38 (37.25%) Scrum
5 37 (36.27%) SQL Server
6 31 (30.39%) MVC
7 30 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 30 (29.41%) Selenium
7 30 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (28.43%) .NET Framework
8 29 (28.43%) CSS
9 28 (27.45%) HTML
10 26 (25.49%) SQL
10 26 (25.49%) SharePoint
11 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
11 25 (24.51%) TDD
12 24 (23.53%) JIRA
12 24 (23.53%) WebDriver
13 23 (22.55%) Jenkins
13 23 (22.55%) Automation Testing
13 23 (22.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (22.55%) Kanban
13 23 (22.55%) Java
14 21 (20.59%) Subversion
14 21 (20.59%) BDD
14 21 (20.59%) Open Source
15 20 (19.61%) jQuery
15 20 (19.61%) XML
16 19 (18.63%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (25.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.84%) ArcGIS
3 7 (6.86%) JBoss
3 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.94%) SAS
5 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.96%) IIS
6 2 (1.96%) Apache
6 2 (1.96%) CMS
7 1 (0.98%) Zope
7 1 (0.98%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.98%) Lync
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Office
2 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Intranet
2 2 (1.96%) LDAP
3 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (36.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.92%) MS Access
7 3 (2.94%) FileMaker
7 3 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.96%) MySQL
9 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (29.41%) Selenium
1 30 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (23.53%) JIRA
2 24 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 23 (22.55%) Jenkins
4 21 (20.59%) Subversion
5 18 (17.65%) Visual Studio
6 14 (13.73%) Bugzilla
7 13 (12.75%) JMeter
8 12 (11.76%) TortoiseSVN
9 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (6.86%) Maven
10 7 (6.86%) Ant
10 7 (6.86%) JUnit
10 7 (6.86%) TestNG
11 6 (5.88%) SoapUI
11 6 (5.88%) Eclipse
12 5 (4.90%) Gradle
12 5 (4.90%) Artifactory
12 5 (4.90%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (8.82%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.92%) Back Office
3 3 (2.94%) Electronics
3 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.94%) Publishing
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 56 (54.90%) Developer
2 21 (20.59%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.73%) Tester
4 13 (12.75%) Analyst
4 13 (12.75%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) SQL Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.86%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.92%) Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Specialist
10 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (1.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (79.41%) .NET
2 39 (38.24%) ASP.NET
3 29 (28.43%) .NET Framework
3 29 (28.43%) CSS
4 28 (27.45%) HTML
5 23 (22.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (19.61%) jQuery
6 20 (19.61%) XML
7 19 (18.63%) Web Services
7 19 (18.63%) WCF
8 15 (14.71%) CSS3
8 15 (14.71%) HTML5
9 14 (13.73%) SOAP
10 10 (9.80%) Ajax
10 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (7.84%) Spring
12 7 (6.86%) RESTful
12 7 (6.86%) REST
12 7 (6.86%) Spring MVC
13 6 (5.88%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Open Source
2 12 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.82%) Replication
3 9 (8.82%) NHS
4 5 (4.90%) User Experience
5 4 (3.92%) GIS
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.94%) DTV
6 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.90%) UNIX
2 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Android
3 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.25%) Scrum
3 31 (30.39%) MVC
4 25 (24.51%) TDD
5 23 (22.55%) Automation Testing
5 23 (22.55%) Kanban
6 21 (20.59%) BDD
7 19 (18.63%) Test Scripting
8 18 (17.65%) Load Testing
9 17 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 12 (11.76%) Test Management
11 11 (10.78%) Project Management
12 9 (8.82%) SOA
13 8 (7.84%) CRM
14 7 (6.86%) Information Security
15 6 (5.88%) Migration
16 5 (4.90%) Automated Testing
16 5 (4.90%) Domain-Driven Design
16 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
17 4 (3.92%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.49%) SQL
2 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
3 23 (22.55%) Java
4 11 (10.78%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.94%) PHP
5 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.94%) C
5 3 (2.94%) C++
5 3 (2.94%) SAS Macro
6 2 (1.96%) Ruby
6 2 (1.96%) VB
6 2 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) Scala
7 1 (0.98%) Clojure
7 1 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 39 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.69%) ISTQB
3 16 (15.69%) ISEB
4 2 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) vCloud
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.90%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.92%) ESRI
4 3 (2.94%) VMware
4 3 (2.94%) SAP
5 2 (1.96%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle
5 2 (1.96%) CA
6 1 (0.98%) Zend
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago