Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C#
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 30 20
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 +19
Contract jobs citing C# 46 23 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.53% 4.22% 9.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.91% 11.44% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 72
Cardiff median daily rate £360 £425 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +32.30% +1.66%
10th Percentile £169 £314 £245
90th Percentile £420 £513 £438
South Wales median daily rate £364 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -9.06% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £21.00
South Wales median hourly rate - - £40.76

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 220 201 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.01% 36.88% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 147 341
Cardiff median daily rate £367 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.13% +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £219
90th Percentile £469 £531 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.13% +196.30% -44.33%
10th Percentile £14.75 £25.20 £10.09
90th Percentile £30.83 £40.00 £20.75
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.11
% change year-on-year -65.45% +203.74% +13.17%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Cardiff

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Cardiff

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Cardiff

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for C#.

1 40 (86.96%) .NET
2 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 21 (45.65%) MVC
6 14 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
7 13 (28.26%) SDLC
8 11 (23.91%) Web Services
8 11 (23.91%) OOP
8 11 (23.91%) Scrum
8 11 (23.91%) Degree
9 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
9 10 (21.74%) TOGAF
9 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
9 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
9 10 (21.74%) XML
10 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
10 9 (19.57%) SOAP
10 9 (19.57%) N-Tier
10 9 (19.57%) RESTful
10 9 (19.57%) RedGate
10 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (19.57%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (19.57%) HL7
11 8 (17.39%) High Availability
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
11 8 (17.39%) Windows

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.04%) NUnit
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (8.70%) MSBuild
6 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.52%) Selenium
7 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.35%) MSTest
7 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.35%) Subversion
7 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.17%) FxCop
8 1 (2.17%) JMeter
8 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (2.17%) Back Office
1 1 (2.17%) Banking
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Architect
4 8 (17.39%) Technical Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Data Architect
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Architect
7 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) TOGAF Architect
10 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Test Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (86.96%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
3 10 (21.74%) XML
4 9 (19.57%) RESTful
4 9 (19.57%) SOAP
5 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 7 (15.22%) Entity Framework
6 7 (15.22%) HTML
6 7 (15.22%) LINQ
7 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (13.04%) CSS
8 5 (10.87%) Code First Entity Framework
8 5 (10.87%) WCF
8 5 (10.87%) WinForms
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (6.52%) HTML5
11 2 (4.35%) jQuery
11 2 (4.35%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) N-Tier
2 6 (13.04%) NHS
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) MVC
3 13 (28.26%) SDLC
4 11 (23.91%) OOP
4 11 (23.91%) Scrum
5 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 10 (21.74%) TOGAF
5 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (19.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
7 8 (17.39%) High Availability
8 6 (13.04%) OO
8 6 (13.04%) UML
9 4 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (8.70%) Informatics
9 4 (8.70%) MVVM
9 4 (8.70%) Web Development
10 3 (6.52%) BDD
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
3 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.52%) C++
5 3 (6.52%) Java
6 2 (4.35%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) HL7
2 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) RedGate
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) HP