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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 24 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 53 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.20% 5.63% 4.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.73% 16.93% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £343 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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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
299 189 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.63% 33.27% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 134 101
Average daily rate £338 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £21.80 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.48% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.08 £16.45 £57.00
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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 +2 46 £350 +22.80% 28
Mid Wales - 3 £375 - 1
North Wales +2 1 - - 6
West Wales -4 1 £290 +23.40%
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 77 (80.21%) .NET
2 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 43 (44.79%) ASP.NET
5 39 (40.63%) SharePoint
5 39 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (39.58%) Java
7 37 (38.54%) TDD
8 36 (37.50%) Scrum
8 36 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 35 (36.46%) SQL Server
10 34 (35.42%) .NET Framework
10 34 (35.42%) Selenium
10 34 (35.42%) BDD
11 33 (34.38%) WebDriver
12 30 (31.25%) Automation Testing
13 28 (29.17%) Test Scripting
14 26 (27.08%) Bugzilla
14 26 (27.08%) Kanban
14 26 (27.08%) JIRA
14 26 (27.08%) ISTQB
15 25 (26.04%) Software Testing
15 25 (26.04%) Load Testing
15 25 (26.04%) TestNG
15 25 (26.04%) Subversion
16 24 (25.00%) Visual Studio
16 24 (25.00%) ISEB
16 24 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
16 24 (25.00%) Open Source
17 23 (23.96%) Microsoft

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 39 (40.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.29%) ArcGIS
3 5 (5.21%) CMS
3 5 (5.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.13%) SAS
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.04%) Lync
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) Extranet
2 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.17%) MS Access
6 3 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.04%) MySQL
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.04%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 39 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (35.42%) Selenium
3 33 (34.38%) WebDriver
4 26 (27.08%) Bugzilla
4 26 (27.08%) JIRA
5 25 (26.04%) Subversion
5 25 (26.04%) TestNG
6 24 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 23 (23.96%) JMeter
8 22 (22.92%) Maven
8 22 (22.92%) JUnit
8 22 (22.92%) TortoiseSVN
9 21 (21.88%) Jenkins
9 21 (21.88%) Ant
10 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.08%) Retail
3 2 (2.08%) Front Office
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (52.08%) Developer
2 27 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.67%) Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Tester
5 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Systems Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) DBA
10 2 (2.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (80.21%) .NET
2 43 (44.79%) ASP.NET
3 34 (35.42%) .NET Framework
4 16 (16.67%) CSS
4 16 (16.67%) HTML
5 14 (14.58%) REST
6 13 (13.54%) WCF
6 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (13.54%) XML
7 12 (12.50%) Web Services
8 11 (11.46%) SOAP
9 9 (9.38%) jQuery
10 8 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (5.21%) CSS3
11 5 (5.21%) HTML5
12 4 (4.17%) WPF
12 4 (4.17%) Ajax
13 3 (3.13%) XSLT
13 3 (3.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.00%) Open Source
2 19 (19.79%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.21%) GIS
3 5 (5.21%) iSeries
4 4 (4.17%) AS400
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) UNIX
2 3 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.04%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.54%) TDD
3 36 (37.50%) Scrum
4 34 (35.42%) BDD
5 30 (31.25%) Automation Testing
6 28 (29.17%) Test Scripting
7 26 (27.08%) Kanban
8 25 (26.04%) Load Testing
8 25 (26.04%) Software Testing
9 22 (22.92%) Test Management
10 18 (18.75%) Automated Testing
10 18 (18.75%) MVC
11 9 (9.38%) CRM
12 7 (7.29%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.25%) Project Management
13 6 (6.25%) Test Automation
14 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
14 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
14 4 (4.17%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.58%) Java
2 20 (20.83%) SQL
3 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.13%) SAS Macro
6 2 (2.08%) Ruby
6 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.04%) C
7 1 (1.04%) C++
7 1 (1.04%) Python
7 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 36 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 26 (27.08%) ISTQB
4 24 (25.00%) ISEB
5 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.13%) MCTS
7 2 (2.08%) MCSD
7 2 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.04%) Degree
8 1 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle
2 7 (7.29%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.21%) IBM
4 4 (4.17%) Informatica
5 3 (3.13%) ESRI
6 1 (1.04%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.04%) SAP
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