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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 20 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing C# 64 50 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.31% 6.35% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.41% 16.84% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 15
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £30.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.14%
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
390 297 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.52% 37.69% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 207 111
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.65% -30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.38 £23.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.38 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 -1 44 £375 +15.38% 11
West Wales 0 6 £275 - 2
Mid Wales - 5 £344 - 1
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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#.

1 141 (89.24%) .NET
2 83 (52.53%) ASP.NET
3 81 (51.27%) SQL Server
4 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (41.14%) MVC
6 63 (39.87%) SQL
6 63 (39.87%) .NET Framework
7 54 (34.18%) XML
8 52 (32.91%) Web Services
8 52 (32.91%) Scrum
9 48 (30.38%) Visual Studio
9 48 (30.38%) Security Cleared
9 48 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (29.11%) Microsoft
11 44 (27.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (25.95%) SOAP
13 39 (24.68%) TDD
14 38 (24.05%) BDD
15 37 (23.42%) SC Cleared
15 37 (23.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (23.42%) JavaScript
16 35 (22.15%) HTML
17 33 (20.89%) IIS
18 31 (19.62%) Unit Testing
19 29 (18.35%) CSS
20 28 (17.72%) REST
21 25 (15.82%) Windows
22 23 (14.56%) ASP.NET Web API
22 23 (14.56%) HTML5
23 22 (13.92%) Entity Framework

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 33 (20.89%) IIS
2 15 (9.49%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.96%) ArcGIS
4 6 (3.80%) ArcSDE
5 4 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.53%) CMS
6 3 (1.90%) FileNet
6 3 (1.90%) Lync
7 2 (1.27%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.63%) JBoss
8 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.63%) SAN
1 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (51.27%) SQL Server
2 37 (23.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (8.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.06%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (5.06%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.80%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 48 (30.38%) Visual Studio
2 44 (27.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (7.59%) Selenium
4 11 (6.96%) WebDriver
4 11 (6.96%) JIRA
5 9 (5.70%) Subversion
5 9 (5.70%) JMeter
6 8 (5.06%) TestNG
6 8 (5.06%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (4.43%) Bugzilla
7 7 (4.43%) JUnit
8 5 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.90%) NUnit
9 3 (1.90%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.27%) Gradle
10 2 (1.27%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.27%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (6.33%) Back Office
2 5 (3.16%) Finance
3 2 (1.27%) Banking
3 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 136 (86.08%) Developer
2 68 (43.04%) .NET Developer
3 21 (13.29%) Software Developer
4 13 (8.23%) SQL Developer
5 12 (7.59%) C# Developer
5 12 (7.59%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Analyst
6 10 (6.33%) GIS Developer
6 10 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (5.70%) CRM Developer
7 9 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (4.43%) Tester
10 6 (3.80%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.16%) AWS Developer
12 4 (2.53%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (2.53%) VB Developer
12 4 (2.53%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (89.24%) .NET
2 83 (52.53%) ASP.NET
3 63 (39.87%) .NET Framework
4 54 (34.18%) XML
5 52 (32.91%) Web Services
6 48 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (25.95%) SOAP
8 35 (22.15%) HTML
9 29 (18.35%) CSS
10 28 (17.72%) REST
11 23 (14.56%) HTML5
11 23 (14.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (13.92%) Entity Framework
13 20 (12.66%) WCF
14 16 (10.13%) jQuery
15 11 (6.96%) CSS3
16 10 (6.33%) LINQ
16 10 (6.33%) ArcObjects
17 9 (5.70%) RESTful
18 8 (5.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.13%) NHS
2 11 (6.96%) User Experience
3 10 (6.33%) GIS
4 8 (5.06%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.82%) Windows
2 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.63%) Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (41.14%) MVC
3 52 (32.91%) Scrum
4 39 (24.68%) TDD
5 38 (24.05%) BDD
6 31 (19.62%) Unit Testing
7 15 (9.49%) CRM
8 10 (6.33%) OOP
8 10 (6.33%) Automated Testing
9 9 (5.70%) Load Testing
9 9 (5.70%) SDLC
10 8 (5.06%) Automation Testing
10 8 (5.06%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.06%) ETL
11 7 (4.43%) UML
11 7 (4.43%) Test Management
12 6 (3.80%) OO
12 6 (3.80%) OOD
12 6 (3.80%) Project Management
12 6 (3.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 63 (39.87%) SQL
2 37 (23.42%) JavaScript
3 20 (12.66%) T-SQL
4 18 (11.39%) VB.NET
5 14 (8.86%) Java
6 9 (5.70%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.80%) C++
7 6 (3.80%) VBA
8 4 (2.53%) VB
8 4 (2.53%) VB6
8 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.90%) C
10 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 48 (30.38%) Security Cleared
2 37 (23.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) Degree
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.53%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) vSphere
2 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Nagios
1 1 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.49%) Oracle
3 10 (6.33%) ESRI
4 2 (1.27%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco
5 1 (0.63%) Sage
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