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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 23 15
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Contract jobs citing C# 30 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.35% 5.54% 8.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.52% 10.39% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 22
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £294 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96%  

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 109 154 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 33.96% 53.29% 48.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 111 126
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.56 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.32% +1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.11 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.01 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 33 (86.84%) .NET
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (68.42%) SQL
4 24 (63.16%) Unit Testing
5 23 (60.53%) LINQ
5 23 (60.53%) .NET Framework
5 23 (60.53%) Visual Studio
6 22 (57.89%) Entity Framework
7 21 (55.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (55.26%) Windows
7 21 (55.26%) OOP
8 20 (52.63%) RDBMS
8 20 (52.63%) WCF
8 20 (52.63%) Relational Database
9 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 19 (50.00%) Scrum
10 16 (42.11%) WinForms
10 16 (42.11%) Oracle9i Database
10 16 (42.11%) Oracle
10 16 (42.11%) PL/SQL
10 16 (42.11%) Oracle Database
10 16 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
11 15 (39.47%) Oracle Forms
11 15 (39.47%) MVC
11 15 (39.47%) Code First Entity Framework
12 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
13 13 (34.21%) Informatics
13 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
14 12 (31.58%) UML

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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) RDBMS
1 20 (52.63%) Relational Database
2 16 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 16 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (42.11%) Oracle9i Database
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Visual Studio
2 21 (55.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (39.47%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (31.58%) MSBuild
5 3 (7.89%) Selenium
6 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.63%) Grunt
7 1 (2.63%) gulp
7 1 (2.63%) JUnit
7 1 (2.63%) MbUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.63%) MSTest
7 1 (2.63%) NUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Subversion
7 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.26%) Advertising
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (5.26%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) .NET
2 23 (60.53%) .NET Framework
2 23 (60.53%) LINQ
3 22 (57.89%) Entity Framework
4 20 (52.63%) WCF
5 16 (42.11%) WinForms
6 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
6 15 (39.47%) Code First Entity Framework
7 11 (28.95%) HTML
7 11 (28.95%) jQuery
8 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (21.05%) CSS
9 8 (21.05%) Web Services
10 7 (18.42%) HTML5
11 6 (15.79%) SOAP
12 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (10.53%) Ajax
13 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (7.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) NHS
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) Fintech
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (63.16%) Unit Testing
3 21 (55.26%) OOP
4 19 (50.00%) Scrum
5 15 (39.47%) MVC
6 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 13 (34.21%) Informatics
8 12 (31.58%) UML
9 8 (21.05%) MVVM
10 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.53%) Web Development
12 2 (5.26%) BDD
13 1 (2.63%) ATDD
13 1 (2.63%) Continuous Delivery
13 1 (2.63%) DevOps
13 1 (2.63%) Health Informatics
13 1 (2.63%) Mobile First
13 1 (2.63%) SDLC
13 1 (2.63%) Software Delivery
13 1 (2.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) PL/SQL
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.89%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) Korn
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
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