The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 33 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 0.80% 4.35% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 20.00% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£290 £205 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
C#
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 42.40% 21.74% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 11
Average daily rate £420 £288 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.08% -30.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £147 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £317 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

C#
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the West Wales region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the West Wales region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

C#
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 22 September 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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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
Swansea -19 1 £290 +41.46% 1
C#
Wales

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) MCTS
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
8 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
8 1 (9.09%) QA
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (9.09%) Change Control
8 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms

C#
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP