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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 54 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.59% 4.18% 4.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.01% 12.76% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 17
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 £227 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £338 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
C#
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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
284 196 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.94% 32.78% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 142 98
Average daily rate £325 £293 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Average hourly rate £21.80 £15.13 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.13% -36.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.08 £43.08 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 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 2 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 +9 45 £350 +22.80% 35
Mid Wales - 3 £375 - 1
West Wales -5 2 £290 +23.40% 3
North Wales +4 1 - - 7
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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 76 (83.52%) .NET
2 44 (48.35%) ASP.NET
3 38 (41.76%) Security Cleared
4 36 (39.56%) SQL Server
5 35 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (37.36%) .NET Framework
6 34 (37.36%) SharePoint
7 32 (35.16%) Java
7 32 (35.16%) TDD
8 30 (32.97%) Scrum
8 30 (32.97%) SC Cleared
9 28 (30.77%) BDD
10 27 (29.67%) Selenium
11 26 (28.57%) WebDriver
12 24 (26.37%) Automation Testing
12 24 (26.37%) Visual Studio
13 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
14 22 (24.18%) Test Scripting
15 21 (23.08%) ISTQB
16 20 (21.98%) JIRA
16 20 (21.98%) Software Testing
16 20 (21.98%) Load Testing
16 20 (21.98%) Kanban
16 20 (21.98%) TestNG
16 20 (21.98%) Bugzilla
16 20 (21.98%) Subversion
17 19 (20.88%) MVC
17 19 (20.88%) ISEB
17 19 (20.88%) SQL
17 19 (20.88%) HP Quality Center

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 34 (37.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.69%) CMS
3 6 (6.59%) ArcGIS
3 6 (6.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.30%) SAS
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) Kentico
6 1 (1.10%) Lync
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Intranet
2 1 (1.10%) Extranet
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.30%) MS Access
6 3 (3.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.10%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.10%) MySQL
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (29.67%) Selenium
3 26 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 24 (26.37%) Visual Studio
5 20 (21.98%) Bugzilla
5 20 (21.98%) Subversion
5 20 (21.98%) JIRA
5 20 (21.98%) TestNG
6 18 (19.78%) JMeter
7 17 (18.68%) Maven
7 17 (18.68%) JUnit
7 17 (18.68%) TortoiseSVN
8 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
8 16 (17.58%) Ant
9 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Advertising
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Front Office
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (57.14%) Developer
2 30 (32.97%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Tester
4 12 (13.19%) Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) Test Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.49%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (4.40%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Systems Developer
10 4 (4.40%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Security Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Automation Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 2 (2.20%) Selenium Tester
12 2 (2.20%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (83.52%) .NET
2 44 (48.35%) ASP.NET
3 34 (37.36%) .NET Framework
4 16 (17.58%) CSS
4 16 (17.58%) HTML
5 15 (16.48%) XML
6 14 (15.38%) REST
7 13 (14.29%) WCF
8 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (13.19%) Web Services
9 11 (12.09%) SOAP
10 10 (10.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (9.89%) jQuery
12 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (5.49%) WPF
14 4 (4.40%) XSLT
15 3 (3.30%) Ajax
15 3 (3.30%) HTML5
15 3 (3.30%) CSS3
16 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Open Source
2 16 (17.58%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.49%) GIS
3 5 (5.49%) iSeries
4 4 (4.40%) AS400
5 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) UNIX
2 4 (4.40%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) TDD
2 30 (32.97%) Scrum
3 28 (30.77%) BDD
4 24 (26.37%) Automation Testing
5 22 (24.18%) Test Scripting
6 20 (21.98%) Kanban
6 20 (21.98%) Load Testing
6 20 (21.98%) Software Testing
7 19 (20.88%) MVC
8 17 (18.68%) Test Management
9 15 (16.48%) Automated Testing
10 9 (9.89%) CRM
11 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.59%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.40%) Systems Analysis
13 4 (4.40%) Release Management
13 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) Java
2 19 (20.88%) SQL
3 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.89%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.30%) SAS Macro
6 2 (2.20%) Ruby
6 2 (2.20%) PHP
7 1 (1.10%) C
7 1 (1.10%) C++
7 1 (1.10%) Python
7 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (41.76%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.97%) SC Cleared
3 21 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 19 (20.88%) ISEB
5 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.40%) MCTS
7 3 (3.30%) MCSD
8 2 (2.20%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.10%) Degree
9 1 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.69%) Oracle
4 5 (5.49%) IBM
5 4 (4.40%) Informatica
6 3 (3.30%) ESRI
7 1 (1.10%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.10%) SAP
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