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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 16 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing C# 86 95 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.74% 12.27% 5.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.31% 28.02% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 70 27
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £430 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.31%
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
369 339 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 58.95% 43.80% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 231 199
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £15.23 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.74 £32.50 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -7 73 £384 +11.23% 12
West Wales +15 5 £256 -26.78% 2
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 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#.

1 107 (86.99%) .NET
2 77 (62.60%) MVC
3 74 (60.16%) Unit Testing
4 53 (43.09%) ASP.NET
5 50 (40.65%) SQL Server
6 48 (39.02%) .NET Framework
7 47 (38.21%) JavaScript
8 46 (37.40%) OO
9 44 (35.77%) Visual Studio
10 43 (34.96%) HTML
11 42 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (32.52%) SQL
13 39 (31.71%) Scrum
13 39 (31.71%) WCF
14 37 (30.08%) Entity Framework
14 37 (30.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 37 (30.08%) CSS
15 36 (29.27%) TDD
16 34 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (26.83%) Windows
18 32 (26.02%) jQuery
19 31 (25.20%) Microsoft
20 29 (23.58%) OOP
21 27 (21.95%) Finance
21 27 (21.95%) Web Development
22 26 (21.14%) BDD
23 25 (20.33%) Software Engineering
24 24 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
25 23 (18.70%) Security Cleared
25 23 (18.70%) AngularJS

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 7 (5.69%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.44%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.44%) CMS
2 3 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.81%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.81%) Node.js
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.38%) LDAP
2 8 (6.50%) SNMP
2 8 (6.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (40.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (8.94%) Oracle9i Database
4 10 (8.13%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.32%) RDBMS
5 9 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.63%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.63%) DB2
9 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.81%) MS Access
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (35.77%) Visual Studio
2 24 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (14.63%) NUnit
4 17 (13.82%) MbUnit
4 17 (13.82%) MSTest
5 10 (8.13%) Git (software)
5 10 (8.13%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (8.13%) Selenium
6 9 (7.32%) SpecFlow
7 8 (6.50%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (5.69%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.69%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.81%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.81%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (21.95%) Finance
2 18 (14.63%) Back Office
3 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (81.30%) Developer
2 57 (46.34%) .NET Developer
3 33 (26.83%) Senior Developer
4 23 (18.70%) C# Developer
5 21 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (17.07%) Software Developer
6 20 (16.26%) Software Engineer
7 18 (14.63%) Agile Developer
8 17 (13.82%) Senior Agile Developer
9 13 (10.57%) Senior Software Developer
10 12 (9.76%) SQL Developer
11 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
14 8 (6.50%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (6.50%) C# Software Engineer
14 8 (6.50%) Full Stack Developer
15 6 (4.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (86.99%) .NET
2 53 (43.09%) ASP.NET
3 48 (39.02%) .NET Framework
4 43 (34.96%) HTML
5 39 (31.71%) WCF
6 37 (30.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 37 (30.08%) CSS
6 37 (30.08%) Entity Framework
7 34 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (26.02%) jQuery
9 23 (18.70%) AngularJS
10 22 (17.89%) HTML5
10 22 (17.89%) KnockoutJS
10 22 (17.89%) Web Services
11 21 (17.07%) CSS3
12 14 (11.38%) XML
13 11 (8.94%) Ajax
14 9 (7.32%) LINQ
14 9 (7.32%) REST
14 9 (7.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) NHS
2 3 (2.44%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.63%) Physics
4 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.81%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.83%) Windows
2 13 (10.57%) Linux
3 2 (1.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (62.60%) MVC
2 74 (60.16%) Unit Testing
3 46 (37.40%) OO
4 42 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (31.71%) Scrum
6 36 (29.27%) TDD
7 29 (23.58%) OOP
8 27 (21.95%) Web Development
9 26 (21.14%) BDD
10 25 (20.33%) Software Engineering
11 21 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (13.82%) ATDD
12 17 (13.82%) Mentoring
12 17 (13.82%) Test-First Development
13 16 (13.01%) DevOps
13 16 (13.01%) UML
14 13 (10.57%) SDLC
15 11 (8.94%) Configuration Management
15 11 (8.94%) Cross-Platform Development
15 11 (8.94%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (38.21%) JavaScript
2 40 (32.52%) SQL
3 18 (14.63%) TypeScript
4 16 (13.01%) C++
5 12 (9.76%) PL/SQL
6 11 (8.94%) C
7 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.44%) VBScript
8 2 (1.63%) Java
8 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.63%) VBA
8 2 (1.63%) VC++
8 2 (1.63%) XPath
9 1 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.70%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.81%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) MCAD
4 1 (0.81%) MCSD
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (12.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.38%) Oracle
3 7 (5.69%) Coverity
3 7 (5.69%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.63%) Sybase
5 1 (0.81%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ampersand Consulting
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