Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 15 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 +19 -17
Contract jobs citing C# 86 51 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.64% 8.27% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.87% 22.67% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 38 16
Cardiff median daily rate £388 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -11.25% +24.51%
10th Percentile £294 £169 £291
90th Percentile £571 £422 £513
South Wales median daily rate £388 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +6.90% -9.38% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 412 225 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 46.19% 36.47% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 144 150
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -1.47% +11.94%
10th Percentile £305 £225 £219
90th Percentile £575 £466 £531
South Wales median daily rate £411 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +9.67% -9.09% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 £19.80 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.77% -50.50% +100.00%
South Wales median hourly rate £23.49 £26.57 £55.00
% change year-on-year -11.59% -51.69% +175.00%

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 2018, 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 73 (84.88%) .NET
2 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
4 28 (32.56%) ASP.NET
5 27 (31.40%) MVC
6 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
7 25 (29.07%) JavaScript
7 25 (29.07%) Finance
8 24 (27.91%) Scrum
8 24 (27.91%) Visual Studio
9 23 (26.74%) TDD
9 23 (26.74%) Test Automation
10 22 (25.58%) SQL
11 20 (23.26%) BDD
12 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
13 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (17.44%) HTML
15 14 (16.28%) CSS
15 14 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
16 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (15.12%) DevOps
16 13 (15.12%) OO
17 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
17 12 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
18 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET Web API
19 9 (10.47%) Defect Management
19 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 9 (10.47%) WCF
19 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering

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 (4.65%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) Confluence
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (1.16%) GitHub
4 1 (1.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) DSL
1 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) GIS
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) OLAP
5 1 (1.16%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.16%) OLTP
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (27.91%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
4 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.30%) TeamCity
6 7 (8.14%) JIRA
6 7 (8.14%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.81%) MSTest
7 5 (5.81%) NUnit
8 4 (4.65%) Selenium
9 3 (3.49%) JUnit
9 3 (3.49%) MbUnit
9 3 (3.49%) NCrunch
9 3 (3.49%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (3.49%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (3.49%) ReSharper
10 2 (2.33%) Appium
10 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 25 (29.07%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Games
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (73.26%) Developer
2 39 (45.35%) .NET Developer
3 31 (36.05%) C# Developer
4 17 (19.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Architect
9 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.65%) CRM Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Developer in Test
10 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (84.88%) .NET
2 28 (32.56%) ASP.NET
3 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
4 15 (17.44%) HTML
5 14 (16.28%) CSS
6 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (10.47%) WCF
8 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.30%) RESTful
9 7 (8.14%) Entity Framework
9 7 (8.14%) jQuery
10 5 (5.81%) .NET Core
10 5 (5.81%) React
10 5 (5.81%) SOAP
10 5 (5.81%) XML
11 4 (4.65%) JSON
11 4 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (4.65%) REST
12 3 (3.49%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Android
2 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.40%) MVC
3 24 (27.91%) Scrum
4 23 (26.74%) TDD
4 23 (26.74%) Test Automation
5 20 (23.26%) BDD
6 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (15.12%) DevOps
7 13 (15.12%) OO
8 9 (10.47%) Defect Management
8 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.14%) API Development
9 7 (8.14%) ATDD
9 7 (8.14%) Functional Testing
9 7 (8.14%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.14%) Test-First Development
10 6 (6.98%) Open Source
10 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.81%) SDLC
11 5 (5.81%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) JavaScript
2 22 (25.58%) SQL
3 5 (5.81%) Java
4 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.49%) C
5 3 (3.49%) VBA
6 2 (2.33%) C++
6 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.33%) XAML
7 1 (1.16%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.16%) Groovy
7 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
7 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) CISSP
3 4 (4.65%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (3.49%) Degree
5 2 (2.33%) MCP
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) SSCP
6 1 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) SLA
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Ansible
1 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) IBM
2 3 (3.49%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.33%) Micro Focus
3 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.16%) Tableau