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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 26 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 63 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.78% 6.20% 5.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.07% 13.61% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 18
Average daily rate £400 £298 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% -1.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £262 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £405 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £68.50 - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
299 316 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.43% 45.53% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 195 120
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 6
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.43 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.70 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 52 £400 +31.14% 28
West Wales +20 3 £263 - 2
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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#.

1 161 (85.64%) .NET
2 121 (64.36%) MVC
3 112 (59.57%) Scrum
3 112 (59.57%) SQL Server
4 108 (57.45%) Unit Testing
5 89 (47.34%) .NET Framework
6 88 (46.81%) ASP.NET
7 85 (45.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 83 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (40.96%) TDD
9 77 (40.96%) SQL
10 76 (40.43%) Visual Studio
11 75 (39.89%) JavaScript
12 70 (37.23%) Entity Framework
13 69 (36.70%) jQuery
13 69 (36.70%) HTML
14 66 (35.11%) SQL Server 2008
15 65 (34.57%) XML
15 65 (34.57%) Microsoft
16 64 (34.04%) WCF
17 63 (33.51%) CSS
18 60 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
19 56 (29.79%) Web Services
20 55 (29.26%) Security Cleared
21 54 (28.72%) OO
22 53 (28.19%) REST
23 52 (27.66%) Ajax
24 47 (25.00%) BDD
25 46 (24.47%) ASP.NET Web API
26 42 (22.34%) SpecFlow

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 30 (15.96%) Elasticsearch
1 30 (15.96%) IIS
2 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) Apache
3 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.53%) CMS
3 1 (0.53%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.53%) JBoss
3 1 (0.53%) Mule
3 1 (0.53%) Node.js
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) LDAP
2 13 (6.91%) HTTP
3 6 (3.19%) SNMP
3 6 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.19%) VoIP
4 3 (1.60%) Multicast
5 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 66 (35.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (21.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (3.72%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.66%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.66%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (2.66%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.13%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.60%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.60%) GIS
9 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.53%) DB2
10 1 (0.53%) MS Access
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 85 (45.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 76 (40.43%) Visual Studio
3 42 (22.34%) SpecFlow
4 40 (21.28%) Selenium
5 39 (20.74%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.32%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.26%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (3.72%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.72%) Mercurial
8 7 (3.72%) StarTeam
9 5 (2.66%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.60%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.60%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.60%) NUnit
11 3 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.60%) Subversion
12 2 (1.06%) MbUnit
12 2 (1.06%) MSTest
General
1 32 (17.02%) Back Office
2 12 (6.38%) Finance
3 10 (5.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.60%) Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Games
4 3 (1.60%) Military
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 158 (84.04%) Developer
2 117 (62.23%) .NET Developer
3 51 (27.13%) SQL Developer
4 30 (15.96%) C# Developer
5 28 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (9.57%) Software Developer
8 17 (9.04%) Software Engineer
9 16 (8.51%) Senior Developer
9 16 (8.51%) SQL Server Developer
10 15 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (5.85%) Senior Software Developer
13 9 (4.79%) Agile Developer
14 8 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
15 7 (3.72%) .NET Software Developer
15 7 (3.72%) Agile .NET Developer
15 7 (3.72%) C# Software Developer
15 7 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
15 7 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (85.64%) .NET
2 89 (47.34%) .NET Framework
3 88 (46.81%) ASP.NET
4 70 (37.23%) Entity Framework
5 69 (36.70%) HTML
5 69 (36.70%) jQuery
6 65 (34.57%) XML
7 64 (34.04%) WCF
8 63 (33.51%) CSS
9 60 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (29.79%) Web Services
11 53 (28.19%) REST
12 52 (27.66%) Ajax
13 46 (24.47%) ASP.NET Web API
14 36 (19.15%) SOAP
15 21 (11.17%) HTML5
16 17 (9.04%) XForms
16 17 (9.04%) XSLT
17 13 (6.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 12 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.23%) NHS
2 8 (4.26%) User Experience
3 3 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.06%) Physics
5 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.53%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.89%) Windows
2 7 (3.72%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (64.36%) MVC
2 112 (59.57%) Scrum
3 108 (57.45%) Unit Testing
4 83 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (40.96%) TDD
6 54 (28.72%) OO
7 47 (25.00%) BDD
8 40 (21.28%) OOP
9 37 (19.68%) Software Engineering
10 30 (15.96%) SOA
10 30 (15.96%) UML
11 26 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (9.57%) Data Modelling
13 16 (8.51%) Regression Testing
13 16 (8.51%) Software Testing
14 15 (7.98%) High Availability
14 15 (7.98%) SDLC
15 13 (6.91%) Data Security
15 13 (6.91%) MSF
15 13 (6.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (40.96%) SQL
2 75 (39.89%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.70%) T-SQL
4 16 (8.51%) XPath
5 15 (7.98%) C++
6 9 (4.79%) C
7 7 (3.72%) Java
8 6 (3.19%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.66%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.66%) VBScript
10 3 (1.60%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.53%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (29.26%) Security Cleared
2 40 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.06%) Degree
5 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) MCAD
5 1 (0.53%) MCSD
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (13.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 21 (11.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (7.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 65 (34.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.45%) Red Gate
3 8 (4.26%) Oracle
4 7 (3.72%) Coverity
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe
5 1 (0.53%) Macromedia
5 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.53%) Sybase
5 1 (0.53%) Telerik
South Wales
Computer People
Rate: Market Rates DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Whitland, Dyfed
Novo Search & Selection
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Circa £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 days ago