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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 60 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.46% 7.27% 4.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.90% 23.13% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 17
Average daily rate
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£315 £301 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £414 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -1.42%
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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
355 160 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 50.07% 31.43% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 93 108
Average daily rate £350 £302 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +109.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £18.97 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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 +15 57 £311 -9.78% 18
West Wales -26 2 £600 +100.00% 1
North Wales - - - - 5
C#
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C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 87 (75.65%) .NET
2 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 46 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 44 (38.26%) Scrum
6 43 (37.39%) ASP.NET
7 39 (33.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (33.91%) Selenium
8 37 (32.17%) .NET Framework
9 36 (31.30%) SC Cleared
10 35 (30.43%) TDD
11 34 (29.57%) MVC
12 33 (28.70%) Java
13 32 (27.83%) SQL
13 32 (27.83%) WebDriver
14 30 (26.09%) BDD
15 29 (25.22%) CSS
15 29 (25.22%) SharePoint
15 29 (25.22%) Automation Testing
16 27 (23.48%) HTML
16 27 (23.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (23.48%) JIRA
17 26 (22.61%) Kanban
17 26 (22.61%) Visual Studio
17 26 (22.61%) XML
18 25 (21.74%) WCF
18 25 (21.74%) Jenkins
19 24 (20.87%) Test Scripting
19 24 (20.87%) Open Source
19 24 (20.87%) Subversion

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 29 (25.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.83%) ArcGIS
3 7 (6.09%) JBoss
3 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.61%) SAS
5 3 (2.61%) CMS
5 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.74%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.74%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.87%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.87%) Lync
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Intranet
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.48%) MS Access
9 3 (2.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.87%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.87%) MySQL
10 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (33.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 39 (33.91%) Selenium
2 32 (27.83%) WebDriver
3 27 (23.48%) JIRA
4 26 (22.61%) Visual Studio
5 25 (21.74%) Jenkins
6 24 (20.87%) Subversion
7 17 (14.78%) Bugzilla
8 15 (13.04%) JMeter
9 14 (12.17%) TortoiseSVN
10 12 (10.43%) TestNG
11 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (7.83%) Ant
12 9 (7.83%) JUnit
12 9 (7.83%) Maven
13 6 (5.22%) SoapUI
13 6 (5.22%) Eclipse
14 5 (4.35%) ReSharper
14 5 (4.35%) Gradle
14 5 (4.35%) Artifactory
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.48%) Back Office
3 3 (2.61%) Electronics
3 3 (2.61%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Front Office
4 2 (1.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (53.04%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) .NET Developer
3 19 (16.52%) Tester
4 15 (13.04%) Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 7 (6.09%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.22%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Systems Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Architect
9 3 (2.61%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.61%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (75.65%) .NET
2 43 (37.39%) ASP.NET
3 37 (32.17%) .NET Framework
4 29 (25.22%) CSS
5 27 (23.48%) HTML
5 27 (23.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (22.61%) XML
7 25 (21.74%) WCF
8 23 (20.00%) Web Services
9 22 (19.13%) SOAP
10 18 (15.65%) jQuery
11 15 (13.04%) REST
11 15 (13.04%) CSS3
11 15 (13.04%) HTML5
12 9 (7.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (7.83%) Ajax
12 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 7 (6.09%) RESTful
14 7 (6.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Open Source
2 14 (12.17%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.83%) Replication
4 8 (6.96%) NHS
5 5 (4.35%) GIS
6 4 (3.48%) User Experience
6 4 (3.48%) iSeries
6 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.61%) DTV
7 3 (2.61%) AS400
7 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.09%) UNIX
2 3 (2.61%) Windows
3 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.87%) Android
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.26%) Scrum
3 35 (30.43%) TDD
4 34 (29.57%) MVC
5 30 (26.09%) BDD
6 29 (25.22%) Automation Testing
7 26 (22.61%) Kanban
8 24 (20.87%) Test Scripting
9 22 (19.13%) Load Testing
10 20 (17.39%) Software Testing
11 14 (12.17%) Test Management
12 12 (10.43%) Automated Testing
13 11 (9.57%) Project Management
14 8 (6.96%) SOA
15 7 (6.09%) Information Security
15 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
15 7 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (5.22%) Test Automation
16 6 (5.22%) Migration
16 6 (5.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.70%) Java
2 32 (27.83%) SQL
3 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.43%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.61%) SAS Macro
6 3 (2.61%) Ruby
7 2 (1.74%) Python
7 2 (1.74%) VB
7 2 (1.74%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) C
7 2 (1.74%) C++
8 1 (0.87%) Clojure
8 1 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (31.30%) SC Cleared
3 20 (17.39%) ISTQB
4 18 (15.65%) ISEB
5 2 (1.74%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.87%) MCSD
6 1 (0.87%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) MCITP
6 1 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) vCloud
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (13.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.22%) Sitecore
2 6 (5.22%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) ESRI
3 4 (3.48%) IBM
4 3 (2.61%) SAP
4 3 (2.61%) VMware
4 3 (2.61%) Informatica
5 2 (1.74%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.87%) CA
6 1 (0.87%) Red Gate
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 17 days ago