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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 25 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing C# 49 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.94% 3.54% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.56% 10.77% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 20
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£338 £306 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £224 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £338 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
279 195 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.52% 32.83% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 141 111
Average daily rate £325 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £20.85 £15.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £12.31 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.01 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 39 £350 +9.71% 26
West Wales -2 5 £290 +23.40% 2
North Wales +4 1 - - 5
Mid Wales - 1 - - 1
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 72 (82.76%) .NET
2 43 (49.43%) ASP.NET
3 37 (42.53%) SQL Server
4 36 (41.38%) .NET Framework
4 36 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (40.23%) Security Cleared
5 35 (40.23%) SharePoint
6 34 (39.08%) TDD
7 33 (37.93%) Java
8 32 (36.78%) Scrum
9 29 (33.33%) BDD
10 28 (32.18%) SC Cleared
11 27 (31.03%) Selenium
12 26 (29.89%) WebDriver
12 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
13 24 (27.59%) Automation Testing
14 22 (25.29%) Test Scripting
14 22 (25.29%) Visual Studio
14 22 (25.29%) Subversion
15 21 (24.14%) SQL
15 21 (24.14%) ISTQB
16 20 (22.99%) JIRA
16 20 (22.99%) Load Testing
16 20 (22.99%) Kanban
16 20 (22.99%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (22.99%) TestNG
16 20 (22.99%) Bugzilla
17 19 (21.84%) ISEB
17 19 (21.84%) HP Quality Center
17 19 (21.84%) Open Source

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 35 (40.23%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.49%) CMS
3 9 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.45%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.45%) Kentico
4 3 (3.45%) Lync
4 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Intranet
2 1 (1.15%) Extranet
2 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (42.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.30%) MS Access
7 1 (1.15%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.15%) MySQL
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (31.03%) Selenium
3 26 (29.89%) WebDriver
4 22 (25.29%) Visual Studio
4 22 (25.29%) Subversion
5 20 (22.99%) Bugzilla
5 20 (22.99%) JIRA
5 20 (22.99%) TestNG
6 18 (20.69%) JMeter
7 17 (19.54%) Maven
7 17 (19.54%) JUnit
7 17 (19.54%) TortoiseSVN
8 16 (18.39%) Jenkins
8 16 (18.39%) Ant
9 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Advertising
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Front Office
4 1 (1.15%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (52.87%) Developer
2 30 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.94%) Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Tester
4 11 (12.64%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.60%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (4.60%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Programmer
10 2 (2.30%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (82.76%) .NET
2 43 (49.43%) ASP.NET
3 36 (41.38%) .NET Framework
4 16 (18.39%) XML
5 15 (17.24%) WCF
6 13 (14.94%) REST
6 13 (14.94%) HTML
6 13 (14.94%) Web Services
6 13 (14.94%) CSS
7 11 (12.64%) SOAP
7 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (12.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (8.05%) jQuery
10 6 (6.90%) WPF
11 4 (4.60%) XSLT
12 3 (3.45%) Java SE
12 3 (3.45%) Apache FOP
12 3 (3.45%) XSD
12 3 (3.45%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Open Source
2 16 (18.39%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.75%) iSeries
4 4 (4.60%) AS400
4 4 (4.60%) GIS
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) UNIX
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) TDD
2 32 (36.78%) Scrum
3 29 (33.33%) BDD
4 24 (27.59%) Automation Testing
5 22 (25.29%) Test Scripting
6 20 (22.99%) Load Testing
6 20 (22.99%) Kanban
7 18 (20.69%) Software Testing
7 18 (20.69%) MVC
8 17 (19.54%) Automated Testing
8 17 (19.54%) Test Management
9 11 (12.64%) CRM
10 8 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.05%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Release Management
12 6 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (6.90%) Migration
12 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
13 5 (5.75%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) Java
2 21 (24.14%) SQL
3 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.30%) Ruby
6 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.15%) Python
6 1 (1.15%) PHP
6 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (40.23%) Security Cleared
2 28 (32.18%) SC Cleared
3 21 (24.14%) ISTQB
4 19 (21.84%) ISEB
5 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.60%) MCTS
6 4 (4.60%) MCSD
7 1 (1.15%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (21.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.05%) Oracle
4 5 (5.75%) IBM
5 4 (4.60%) Informatica
6 1 (1.15%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.15%) ESRI
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) Red Gate
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