The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 20 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing C# 42 108 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.87% 12.41% 7.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 24.11% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 88 37
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £520 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
231 448 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.81% 51.49% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 323 221
Median daily rate £415 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £25.25 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.82% +15.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -6 36 £408 +0.30% 27
Mid Wales +1 1 £338 -17.17%
West Wales -2 1 £400 +6.66% 5
North Wales - 1 £320 -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for C#.

1 48 (60.00%) .NET
2 35 (43.75%) Visual Studio
3 32 (40.00%) SQL
4 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
4 31 (38.75%) Windows
5 30 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 29 (36.25%) ASP.NET
7 27 (33.75%) OO
7 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
8 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (31.25%) MVC
9 24 (30.00%) HTML
10 22 (27.50%) UML
10 22 (27.50%) OOA/OOD
11 21 (26.25%) CSS
11 21 (26.25%) SC Cleared
11 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
12 20 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (25.00%) C++
13 19 (23.75%) C
13 19 (23.75%) VoIP
13 19 (23.75%) TDD
13 19 (23.75%) WCF
14 18 (22.50%) StarTeam
14 18 (22.50%) Requirements Management
14 18 (22.50%) SNMP
14 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
14 18 (22.50%) Eclipse
14 18 (22.50%) Coverity

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.50%) CMS
2 6 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.75%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) VoIP
2 18 (22.50%) SNMP
2 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.50%) Skype
4 3 (3.75%) LDAP
5 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) Couchbase
2 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 18 (22.50%) Eclipse
2 18 (22.50%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (22.50%) StarTeam
3 12 (15.00%) Selenium
4 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 9 (11.25%) MbUnit
5 9 (11.25%) MSTest
5 9 (11.25%) NUnit
6 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (10.00%) Mercurial
6 8 (10.00%) TeamCity
7 7 (8.75%) SpecFlow
8 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.25%) JIRA
10 1 (1.25%) JMeter
10 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 47 (58.75%) Developer
2 26 (32.50%) .NET Developer
3 23 (28.75%) Software Engineer
4 15 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.25%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (8.75%) CRM Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Sitecore Developer
8 6 (7.50%) C Developer
8 6 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (7.50%) C/C++ Developer
8 6 (7.50%) C/C++ Software Developer
8 6 (7.50%) C++ Developer
8 6 (7.50%) C++ Software Developer
8 6 (7.50%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) CMS Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.00%) .NET
2 29 (36.25%) ASP.NET
3 24 (30.00%) HTML
4 21 (26.25%) CSS
5 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (23.75%) WCF
7 17 (21.25%) jQuery
8 16 (20.00%) HTML5
9 15 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
10 13 (16.25%) CSS3
11 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (11.25%) Web Services
12 9 (11.25%) XML
13 7 (8.75%) Gherkin
14 4 (5.00%) SOAP
15 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
15 3 (3.75%) Lucene
16 2 (2.50%) RESTful
16 2 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.75%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 27 (33.75%) OO
3 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.25%) MVC
4 22 (27.50%) OOA/OOD
4 22 (27.50%) UML
5 20 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 19 (23.75%) TDD
7 18 (22.50%) Requirements Management
8 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
10 13 (16.25%) Web Development
11 11 (13.75%) BDD
12 9 (11.25%) ATDD
12 9 (11.25%) DevOps
12 9 (11.25%) Test-First Development
13 8 (10.00%) CRM
14 6 (7.50%) Scrum
15 5 (6.25%) Functional Testing
15 5 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) SQL
2 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.00%) C++
4 19 (23.75%) C
5 13 (16.25%) TypeScript
6 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.00%) PHP
7 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.75%) VB
9 2 (2.50%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.50%) Java
9 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.25%) VBA
10 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) SC Cleared
1 21 (26.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) ISEB
2 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.50%) MCSD
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) MCAD
3 1 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Coverity
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (2.50%) Alterian
6 1 (1.25%) OpenText
6 1 (1.25%) Sage
6 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago