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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 25 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing C# 50 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.35% 3.04% 5.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.95% 10.39% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 25
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£325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £338 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
295 154 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.44% 29.28% 35.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 111 124
Average daily rate £350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £27.63 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.93% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £23.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £49.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 +10 39 £325 - 27
West Wales -6 6 - - 4
North Wales +3 1 - - 6
Mid Wales - - - -
C#
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C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 74 (83.15%) .NET
2 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET
3 40 (44.94%) .NET Framework
4 39 (43.82%) SQL Server
5 38 (42.70%) SharePoint
6 37 (41.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (38.20%) Security Cleared
8 33 (37.08%) Java
8 33 (37.08%) TDD
9 31 (34.83%) Scrum
10 28 (31.46%) BDD
11 27 (30.34%) SC Cleared
11 27 (30.34%) Selenium
11 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
12 26 (29.21%) WebDriver
13 23 (25.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (25.84%) Automation Testing
13 23 (25.84%) Visual Studio
14 22 (24.72%) Subversion
14 22 (24.72%) Test Scripting
15 21 (23.60%) MVC
15 21 (23.60%) SQL
16 20 (22.47%) Bugzilla
16 20 (22.47%) Load Testing
16 20 (22.47%) Kanban
16 20 (22.47%) JIRA
16 20 (22.47%) ISTQB
16 20 (22.47%) TestNG
17 19 (21.35%) HP Quality Center
17 19 (21.35%) XML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (42.70%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.48%) CMS
3 10 (11.24%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (5.62%) Kentico
5 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.37%) Lync
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.37%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) Extranet
2 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (43.82%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.12%) MySQL
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.12%) MS Access
6 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (41.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (30.34%) Selenium
3 26 (29.21%) WebDriver
4 23 (25.84%) Visual Studio
5 22 (24.72%) Subversion
6 20 (22.47%) Bugzilla
6 20 (22.47%) JIRA
6 20 (22.47%) TestNG
7 18 (20.22%) JMeter
8 17 (19.10%) Maven
8 17 (19.10%) JUnit
8 17 (19.10%) TortoiseSVN
9 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
9 16 (17.98%) Ant
10 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Advertising
3 2 (2.25%) Publishing
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (53.93%) Developer
2 30 (33.71%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.61%) Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) Tester
5 10 (11.24%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.11%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.49%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (4.49%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Programmer
11 2 (2.25%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.25%) DBA
11 2 (2.25%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (83.15%) .NET
2 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET
3 40 (44.94%) .NET Framework
4 19 (21.35%) XML
5 16 (17.98%) WCF
6 14 (15.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (14.61%) Web Services
8 12 (13.48%) HTML
8 12 (13.48%) REST
8 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (12.36%) CSS
9 11 (12.36%) SOAP
10 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (8.99%) jQuery
11 6 (6.74%) WPF
12 5 (5.62%) XSLT
13 3 (3.37%) NHibernate
13 3 (3.37%) Java SE
13 3 (3.37%) Apache FOP
13 3 (3.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Open Source
2 16 (17.98%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.62%) iSeries
4 4 (4.49%) AS400
5 3 (3.37%) GIS
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) UNIX
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) TDD
2 31 (34.83%) Scrum
3 28 (31.46%) BDD
4 23 (25.84%) Automation Testing
5 22 (24.72%) Test Scripting
6 21 (23.60%) MVC
7 20 (22.47%) Load Testing
7 20 (22.47%) Kanban
8 18 (20.22%) Software Testing
9 17 (19.10%) Automated Testing
9 17 (19.10%) Test Management
10 10 (11.24%) CRM
11 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.74%) Release Management
13 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (6.74%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (6.74%) Migration
13 6 (6.74%) Test Automation
14 5 (5.62%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) Java
2 21 (23.60%) SQL
3 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.87%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.25%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.12%) Python
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
6 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (38.20%) Security Cleared
2 27 (30.34%) SC Cleared
3 20 (22.47%) ISTQB
4 18 (20.22%) ISEB
5 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.62%) MCTS
7 3 (3.37%) MCSD
8 1 (1.12%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 19 (21.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle
4 5 (5.62%) IBM
5 4 (4.49%) Informatica
6 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) Red Gate
Newport, Gwent
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Montash
Rate: £360 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South Wales
DP Connect
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £45 per day
Posted: 25 days ago