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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 13 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 93 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.06% 5.51% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.60% 14.18% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 27 5
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£350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £359 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -16.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.25 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.25 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
337 282 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 43.71% 38.84% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 195 93
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £25.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +22 78 £350 +7.69% 14
West Wales -2 4 £350 +16.66% 1
North Wales - 4 £275 - 4
C#
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C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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#.

1 109 (83.21%) .NET
2 55 (41.98%) ASP.NET
3 53 (40.46%) SQL Server
4 52 (39.69%) SQL
4 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (37.40%) Web Services
6 46 (35.11%) XML
7 43 (32.82%) Microsoft
7 43 (32.82%) .NET Framework
8 41 (31.30%) MVC
9 38 (29.01%) Scrum
9 38 (29.01%) Visual Studio
9 38 (29.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 36 (27.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (26.72%) SOAP
12 34 (25.95%) JavaScript
12 34 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (25.19%) Security Cleared
14 30 (22.90%) WCF
15 28 (21.37%) CSS
15 28 (21.37%) TDD
16 26 (19.85%) SC Cleared
16 26 (19.85%) BDD
17 23 (17.56%) Unit Testing
17 23 (17.56%) HTML
18 20 (15.27%) Java
19 19 (14.50%) T-SQL
19 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2005
20 18 (13.74%) HTML5
20 18 (13.74%) NHS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.45%) IIS
3 5 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.29%) Lync
5 2 (1.53%) Apache
5 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.53%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.76%) Zope
6 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) Intranet
2 2 (1.53%) LDAP
2 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (40.46%) SQL Server
2 38 (29.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (12.98%) SQL Server 2000
4 17 (12.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (6.87%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database
7 8 (6.11%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (5.34%) RDBMS
9 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.29%) FileMaker
11 2 (1.53%) MySQL
12 1 (0.76%) MS Access
12 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (29.01%) Visual Studio
2 36 (27.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (12.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (8.40%) Selenium
5 10 (7.63%) WebDriver
6 8 (6.11%) TestNG
6 8 (6.11%) JIRA
6 8 (6.11%) Subversion
6 8 (6.11%) JMeter
7 7 (5.34%) Bugzilla
7 7 (5.34%) JUnit
7 7 (5.34%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.82%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (2.29%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.53%) CA Gen
10 2 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.53%) NUnit
11 1 (0.76%) Xcode
General
1 6 (4.58%) Back Office
2 5 (3.82%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.29%) Publishing
4 3 (2.29%) Electronics
4 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (80.92%) Developer
2 42 (32.06%) .NET Developer
3 18 (13.74%) Software Developer
4 15 (11.45%) SQL Developer
5 11 (8.40%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 10 (7.63%) CRM Developer
6 10 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Tester
7 7 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.58%) AWS Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Architect
10 4 (3.05%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (83.21%) .NET
2 55 (41.98%) ASP.NET
3 49 (37.40%) Web Services
4 46 (35.11%) XML
5 43 (32.82%) .NET Framework
6 35 (26.72%) SOAP
7 34 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (22.90%) WCF
9 28 (21.37%) CSS
10 23 (17.56%) HTML
11 18 (13.74%) HTML5
12 17 (12.98%) REST
12 17 (12.98%) jQuery
13 14 (10.69%) Entity Framework
14 10 (7.63%) LINQ
15 8 (6.11%) Sass
16 7 (5.34%) WinForms
16 7 (5.34%) Ajax
17 6 (4.58%) CSS3
17 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) NHS
2 8 (6.11%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.11%) Replication
3 7 (5.34%) User Experience
3 7 (5.34%) Open Source
4 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.29%) DTV
6 2 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.69%) Windows
2 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.53%) UNIX
4 1 (0.76%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.76%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.30%) MVC
3 38 (29.01%) Scrum
4 28 (21.37%) TDD
5 26 (19.85%) BDD
6 23 (17.56%) Unit Testing
7 17 (12.98%) CRM
8 9 (6.87%) Information Security
8 9 (6.87%) Automated Testing
8 9 (6.87%) OOP
8 9 (6.87%) Load Testing
9 8 (6.11%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.11%) Automation Testing
10 7 (5.34%) Migration
10 7 (5.34%) ETL
10 7 (5.34%) UML
10 7 (5.34%) Test Management
11 5 (3.82%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.05%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 52 (39.69%) SQL
2 34 (25.95%) JavaScript
3 20 (15.27%) Java
4 19 (14.50%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.87%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.58%) C++
7 3 (2.29%) C
7 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.53%) Ruby
8 2 (1.53%) PHP
9 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.76%) Python
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) VBA
9 1 (0.76%) Clojure
9 1 (0.76%) Scala
9 1 (0.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (25.19%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) ISEB
3 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (32.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.98%) Oracle
3 3 (2.29%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.29%) SAP
4 2 (1.53%) CA
5 1 (0.76%) Zend
5 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
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