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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
UK / Wales
Rank 49 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 15 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.36% 4.49% 5.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 10.40% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 27
Median daily rate £350 £310 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £246 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £378 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.11 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
280 250 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.09% 43.18% 49.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 190 211
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £262 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.63 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.70 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -2 12 £338 +7.14% 23
North Wales - 2 £375 - 4
West Wales -16 1 £400 +50.94% 10
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 44 (77.19%) .NET
2 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
3 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 20 (35.09%) MVC
5 18 (31.58%) HTML
5 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (26.32%) SQL
8 14 (24.56%) CSS
8 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.05%) OO
10 11 (19.30%) Windows
10 11 (19.30%) Visual Studio
10 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
11 10 (17.54%) jQuery
11 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
11 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
11 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
12 9 (15.79%) XML
12 9 (15.79%) WCF
12 9 (15.79%) Web Development
12 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (14.04%) Sitecore
13 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (14.04%) HTML5
13 8 (14.04%) TDD
13 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
13 8 (14.04%) UML
13 8 (14.04%) OOA/OOD
13 8 (14.04%) C

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 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.26%) CMS
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.51%) GeoServer
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) SNMP
1 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.77%) VoIP
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.26%) Couchbase
3 3 (5.26%) GIS
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (8.77%) NUnit
3 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.26%) StarTeam
5 2 (3.51%) Grunt
5 2 (3.51%) gulp
6 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.75%) MbUnit
6 1 (1.75%) MSTest
6 1 (1.75%) Selenium
6 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.02%) Advertising
2 2 (3.51%) Military
2 2 (3.51%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 42 (73.68%) Developer
2 23 (40.35%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (7.02%) CRM Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) CMS Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Report Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (77.19%) .NET
2 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 18 (31.58%) HTML
4 14 (24.56%) CSS
5 10 (17.54%) jQuery
6 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (15.79%) WCF
6 9 (15.79%) XML
7 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (14.04%) HTML5
8 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
9 6 (10.53%) REST
9 6 (10.53%) Web Services
10 5 (8.77%) Ajax
10 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.02%) NHibernate
11 4 (7.02%) SOAP
12 3 (5.26%) CSS3
12 3 (5.26%) LINQ
12 3 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.51%) User Experience
2 2 (3.51%) W3C
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Fintech
3 1 (1.75%) iSeries
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Android
2 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) MVC
2 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.05%) OO
4 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.79%) Web Development
6 8 (14.04%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (14.04%) TDD
6 8 (14.04%) UML
6 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.53%) Scrum
9 5 (8.77%) CRM
9 5 (8.77%) Requirements Management
9 5 (8.77%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.02%) API Design
10 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (7.02%) Functional Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.26%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.32%) SQL
3 8 (14.04%) C
3 8 (14.04%) C++
4 5 (8.77%) TypeScript
5 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.51%) Python
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) VB
6 2 (3.51%) VBA
7 1 (1.75%) COBOL
7 1 (1.75%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
7 1 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) MCSD
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCAD
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.26%) Coverity
3 3 (5.26%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.51%) OpenText
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Infor
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago