Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 12 44
Rank change year-on-year -7 +32 -19
Contract jobs citing C# 69 84 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.58% 10.41% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.94% 25.85% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 58 14
Cardiff median daily rate £430 £393 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% +9.03% -5.26%
10th Percentile £273 £314 £209
90th Percentile £575 £481 £464
South Wales median daily rate £450 £381 £370
% change year-on-year +18.03% +3.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £22.84 - -

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 346 325 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 43.03% 40.27% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 216 206
Cardiff median daily rate £423 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £280 £278 £186
90th Percentile £613 £481 £525
South Wales median daily rate £425 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Cardiff median hourly rate £36.00 £19.80 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -23.85% +6.12%
10th Percentile £29.36 £17.55 £15.26
90th Percentile £45.75 £28.38 £40.00
South Wales median hourly rate £24.00 £51.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.17% +28.13% +63.27%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 48 (69.57%) .NET
2 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
4 20 (28.99%) SQL
4 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
5 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
6 17 (24.64%) CSS
6 17 (24.64%) HTML
7 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
7 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 14 (20.29%) DevOps
10 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
10 13 (18.84%) Finance
11 12 (17.39%) XML
11 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 12 (17.39%) SaaS
12 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
12 11 (15.94%) BDD
12 11 (15.94%) Apache
12 11 (15.94%) SAP
12 11 (15.94%) TDD
12 11 (15.94%) Scrum
13 10 (14.49%) MVC
13 10 (14.49%) Banking
13 10 (14.49%) Project Management
14 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
14 9 (13.04%) Selenium
14 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
15 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server

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 11 (15.94%) Apache
2 8 (11.59%) IIS
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.25%) Confluence
5 2 (2.90%) Anypoint
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.39%) SaaS
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) PaaS
5 1 (1.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) DSL
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.04%) Selenium
3 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.70%) JIRA
4 6 (8.70%) Vagrant
5 5 (7.25%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.35%) Appium
7 3 (4.35%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.35%) JUnit
7 3 (4.35%) TestNG
8 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.45%) gulp
9 1 (1.45%) NUnit
9 1 (1.45%) Rational Team Concert
9 1 (1.45%) Subversion
9 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.25%) Retail
5 4 (5.80%) Games
6 3 (4.35%) Legal
7 2 (2.90%) Back Office
7 2 (2.90%) Law
8 1 (1.45%) Marketing
8 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Architect
2 18 (26.09%) C# Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (18.84%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Data Architect
5 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Salesforce Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Salesforce Solution Architect
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.35%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (69.57%) .NET
2 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
3 17 (24.64%) CSS
3 17 (24.64%) HTML
4 12 (17.39%) XML
5 8 (11.59%) JSON
5 8 (11.59%) WCF
6 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.14%) REST
6 7 (10.14%) RESTful
6 7 (10.14%) SOAP
7 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
8 5 (7.25%) HTML5
8 5 (7.25%) Middleware
8 5 (7.25%) Web Services
9 4 (5.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (4.35%) jQuery
10 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Robotics
2 5 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.80%) HTC Vive
3 4 (5.80%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (2.90%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Android
2 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
3 14 (20.29%) DevOps
4 11 (15.94%) BDD
4 11 (15.94%) Scrum
4 11 (15.94%) TDD
4 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
5 10 (14.49%) MVC
5 10 (14.49%) Project Management
6 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.14%) API Development
7 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.14%) Robotic Process Automation
8 6 (8.70%) API Integration
8 6 (8.70%) Case Management
8 6 (8.70%) Open Source
8 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.25%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (7.25%) Machine Learning
9 5 (7.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) SQL
2 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
4 8 (11.59%) VB.NET
5 7 (10.14%) Java
5 7 (10.14%) Python
6 6 (8.70%) Groovy
7 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.90%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.90%) VB
9 1 (1.45%) C
9 1 (1.45%) ES6
9 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) CISSP
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.90%) MCP
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Ansible
1 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) SAP
3 6 (8.70%) Automation Anywhere
3 6 (8.70%) Blue Prism
3 6 (8.70%) Micro Focus
3 6 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (8.70%) UiPath
4 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.90%) Twitter
5 1 (1.45%) CA
5 1 (1.45%) IBM