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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 15 12
Rank change year-on-year -19 -3  
Contract jobs citing C# 9 58 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.59% 14.87% 10.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 27.62% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 47 15
Median daily rate £370 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.51% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £288 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £469 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 153 210 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 44.09% 53.85% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 147 79
Median daily rate £394 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.81 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.03% -39.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) REST
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (26.32%) Ajax
6 5 (26.32%) Web Development
7 4 (21.05%) NUnit
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (21.05%) HTML5
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.79%) API Design
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) VB.NET

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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) GeoServer
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) NUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Grunt
2 2 (10.53%) gulp
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) MbUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.26%) MSTest
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Report Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Report Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (26.32%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
8 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.53%) Sass
8 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (10.53%) Web Services
8 2 (10.53%) WPF
8 2 (10.53%) XML
9 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
1 2 (10.53%) W3C
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) API Design
6 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile First
7 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) Data Management
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) ERP
8 1 (5.26%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Korn
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore