The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 31 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 39 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.42% 3.06% 5.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.98% 8.78% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 12
Average daily rate £325 £275 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £200 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £340 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.25 £36.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.55% +81.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
279 148 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.80% 34.82% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 92 72
Average daily rate £388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C#
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +4 28 £325 +18.18% 28
West Wales -11 10 £300 - 11
North Wales - - - - 5
Mid Wales - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 65 (92.86%) .NET
2 44 (62.86%) ASP.NET
3 38 (54.29%) SQL Server
4 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
5 32 (45.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (44.29%) .NET Framework
7 28 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 28 (40.00%) SQL
8 25 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (31.43%) Visual Studio
10 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
11 16 (22.86%) Scrum
12 15 (21.43%) TDD
12 15 (21.43%) XML
13 14 (20.00%) Java
14 13 (18.57%) MVC
14 13 (18.57%) MCTS
15 12 (17.14%) BDD
15 12 (17.14%) Subversion
15 12 (17.14%) CRM
15 12 (17.14%) HTML
16 11 (15.71%) CSS
16 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
17 10 (14.29%) CMS
17 10 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
17 10 (14.29%) jQuery
17 10 (14.29%) Load Testing
18 9 (12.86%) Release Management
18 9 (12.86%) JIRA

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.29%) CMS
3 8 (11.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (7.14%) Kentico
6 3 (4.29%) Lync
6 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.29%) Umbraco
6 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP LE
2 1 (1.43%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.43%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.43%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 25 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) MySQL
7 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (45.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (31.43%) Visual Studio
3 12 (17.14%) Subversion
4 9 (12.86%) Maven
4 9 (12.86%) JIRA
4 9 (12.86%) Selenium
4 9 (12.86%) JMeter
4 9 (12.86%) Bugzilla
4 9 (12.86%) WebDriver
5 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.43%) TortoiseSVN
5 8 (11.43%) TestNG
5 8 (11.43%) Ant
5 8 (11.43%) JUnit
6 4 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.43%) RubyMine
General
1 2 (2.86%) Finance
1 2 (2.86%) Advertising
1 2 (2.86%) Publishing
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (67.14%) Developer
2 29 (41.43%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.57%) C# Developer
3 13 (18.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Software Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (5.71%) CRM Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Programmer
8 3 (4.29%) Tester
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.86%) CMS Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.86%) Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (92.86%) .NET
2 44 (62.86%) ASP.NET
3 31 (44.29%) .NET Framework
4 15 (21.43%) XML
5 12 (17.14%) HTML
6 11 (15.71%) CSS
7 10 (14.29%) jQuery
8 9 (12.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (11.43%) Web Services
10 7 (10.00%) SOAP
11 6 (8.57%) WCF
12 5 (7.14%) XSLT
13 4 (5.71%) DOM
13 4 (5.71%) REST
13 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (5.71%) HTML5
14 3 (4.29%) NHibernate
14 3 (4.29%) WPF
14 3 (4.29%) Java SE
14 3 (4.29%) Apache FOP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Client/Server
1 9 (12.86%) Open Source
2 4 (5.71%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) GIS
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Scrum
2 15 (21.43%) TDD
3 13 (18.57%) MVC
4 12 (17.14%) CRM
4 12 (17.14%) BDD
5 10 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
6 9 (12.86%) Kanban
6 9 (12.86%) Release Management
6 9 (12.86%) Automation Testing
7 8 (11.43%) Test Management
7 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
7 8 (11.43%) Migration
8 6 (8.57%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Web Design
9 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Web Development
10 4 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.71%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) SQL
2 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
5 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (18.57%) MCTS
3 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (12.86%) ISEB
4 9 (12.86%) ISTQB
5 7 (10.00%) MCSD
6 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.71%) MCAD
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.43%) SAP
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe
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