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 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 14 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 100 38 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.92% 4.71% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.53% 12.26% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 25 4
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£350 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.66%
C#
UK

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
377 310 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.71% 38.41% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 213 81
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 £238 £300 £263
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 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 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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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 +24 84 £350 +7.69% 15
West Wales +7 4 £350 +16.66% 2
North Wales - 2 £350 - 2
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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#.

1 117 (86.03%) .NET
2 66 (48.53%) ASP.NET
3 56 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 54 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (38.24%) .NET Framework
6 50 (36.76%) MVC
7 49 (36.03%) SQL
8 44 (32.35%) Web Services
8 44 (32.35%) Microsoft
9 42 (30.88%) Scrum
10 40 (29.41%) XML
11 39 (28.68%) Visual Studio
12 38 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 37 (27.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (26.47%) Security Cleared
15 32 (23.53%) JavaScript
16 31 (22.79%) CSS
17 30 (22.06%) SOAP
17 30 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
18 29 (21.32%) SC Cleared
18 29 (21.32%) HTML
19 28 (20.59%) TDD
20 26 (19.12%) BDD
21 25 (18.38%) WCF
22 23 (16.91%) Unit Testing
22 23 (16.91%) Entity Framework
23 22 (16.18%) HTML5
23 22 (16.18%) IIS
24 20 (14.71%) Windows
25 19 (13.97%) jQuery

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (16.18%) IIS
2 16 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.21%) Lync
5 2 (1.47%) Apache
5 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.47%) FileNet
5 2 (1.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.74%) Zope
6 1 (0.74%) JBoss
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Intranet
2 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.47%) LDAP
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 30 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (9.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (6.62%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (5.15%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.21%) FileMaker
9 2 (1.47%) MySQL
10 1 (0.74%) MS Access
10 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (28.68%) Visual Studio
2 38 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.82%) Selenium
4 11 (8.09%) WebDriver
5 10 (7.35%) JIRA
6 9 (6.62%) JMeter
6 9 (6.62%) Subversion
7 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.88%) TestNG
8 7 (5.15%) Bugzilla
8 7 (5.15%) JUnit
9 5 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (2.21%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.47%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.47%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.47%) Gradle
11 2 (1.47%) Artifactory
General
1 7 (5.15%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Back Office
3 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.21%) Publishing
4 2 (1.47%) Marketing
4 2 (1.47%) Electronics
4 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (83.09%) Developer
2 46 (33.82%) .NET Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Software Developer
4 15 (11.03%) C# Developer
5 12 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.35%) CRM Developer
6 10 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Tester
9 6 (4.41%) AWS Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Applications Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (86.03%) .NET
2 66 (48.53%) ASP.NET
3 52 (38.24%) .NET Framework
4 44 (32.35%) Web Services
5 40 (29.41%) XML
6 37 (27.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (22.79%) CSS
8 30 (22.06%) SOAP
9 29 (21.32%) HTML
10 25 (18.38%) WCF
11 23 (16.91%) Entity Framework
12 22 (16.18%) HTML5
13 19 (13.97%) jQuery
14 17 (12.50%) REST
15 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (7.35%) CSS3
16 10 (7.35%) LINQ
17 8 (5.88%) Sass
18 7 (5.15%) WinForms
18 7 (5.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) NHS
2 8 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.15%) User Experience
4 6 (4.41%) Open Source
5 2 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.47%) DTV
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.47%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.47%) Linux
3 2 (1.47%) UNIX
4 1 (0.74%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (36.76%) MVC
3 42 (30.88%) Scrum
4 28 (20.59%) TDD
5 26 (19.12%) BDD
6 23 (16.91%) Unit Testing
7 17 (12.50%) CRM
8 10 (7.35%) Automated Testing
9 9 (6.62%) OOP
9 9 (6.62%) Load Testing
10 8 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.88%) Automation Testing
10 8 (5.88%) UML
10 8 (5.88%) ETL
10 8 (5.88%) Migration
11 7 (5.15%) Project Management
11 7 (5.15%) Test Management
12 6 (4.41%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.41%) SOA
13 4 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.03%) SQL
2 32 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.50%) Java
4 14 (10.29%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.62%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.15%) C++
8 4 (2.94%) C
9 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.47%) PHP
9 2 (1.47%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.74%) VBA
10 1 (0.74%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) Python
10 1 (0.74%) Groovy
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Degree
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.21%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) vCloud
2 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Nagios
1 1 (0.74%) SCOM
1 1 (0.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 44 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.76%) Oracle
3 6 (4.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco
5 1 (0.74%) CA
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.74%) Zend
Newport, Gwent
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago