Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +22
Contract jobs citing C# 39 85 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.78% 10.13% 9.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.25% 21.74% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 63 54
Cardiff median daily rate £404 £388 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.19% +5.59% -11.03%
10th Percentile £316 £294 £282
90th Percentile £607 £571 £420
South Wales median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.87% -7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 240 391 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 41.74% 46.60% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 299 164
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £408 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +11.04% -2.13%
10th Percentile £269 £307 £263
90th Percentile £589 £575 £459
South Wales median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.25 £35.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +86.67% -53.13%
10th Percentile £25.88 £16.16 £14.75
90th Percentile £44.38 £44.25 £30.83
South Wales median hourly rate £36.50 £23.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year +55.39% +23.63% -65.45%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for C#.

1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
3 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.21%) Azure
5 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Finance
5 10 (25.64%) CSS
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.08%) MVC
6 9 (23.08%) Selenium
7 8 (20.51%) DevOps
8 7 (17.95%) SoapUI
8 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
8 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
8 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
9 6 (15.38%) XML
9 6 (15.38%) Python
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
9 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (15.38%) Automation Anywhere
9 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning

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 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Azure
2 6 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (10.26%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) AWS
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Functions
4 1 (2.56%) npm
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) MS Access
2 1 (2.56%) Power BI
2 1 (2.56%) QlikView
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) SoapUI
2 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 4 (10.26%) JMeter
4 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner
4 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (7.69%) Appium
6 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.13%) TestComplete
6 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.56%) Grunt
7 1 (2.56%) gulp
7 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Test Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (15.38%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Architect
8 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.13%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) C# Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Java Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (25.64%) CSS
5 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (15.38%) XML
6 5 (12.82%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) Gherkin
7 4 (10.26%) SOAP
8 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.69%) Node.js
8 3 (7.69%) Vue.js
9 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.13%) CSS3
9 2 (5.13%) HTML5
9 2 (5.13%) React
9 2 (5.13%) REST
10 1 (2.56%) Sass
10 1 (2.56%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Robotics
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
2 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) MVC
4 8 (20.51%) DevOps
5 6 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Robotic Process Automation
7 4 (10.26%) BDD
7 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Product Roadmap
7 4 (10.26%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Use Case
8 3 (7.69%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) Web Development
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
3 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
4 6 (15.38%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) ES6
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) CISSP
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) SSCP
1 1 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Automation Anywhere
3 4 (10.26%) Blue Prism
3 4 (10.26%) UiPath
4 2 (5.13%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau