Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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# .NET Developer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 81 86
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 5 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.53% 0.45% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.46% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 18
South Wales median daily rate £350 £331 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -20.42% +27.10%
10th Percentile £240 £288 £262
90th Percentile £380 £395 £492
Wales median daily rate £350 £363 £413
% change year-on-year -3.45% -12.12% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 908 1098 1249
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 98.21% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 751 942
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £168 £193 £213
90th Percentile £520 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 68 54
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +4.20% +10.19%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £9.58
90th Percentile £47.15 £72.25 £28.68
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +12.89% -1.82% -5.17%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in South Wales

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# .NET Developer in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in South Wales

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in South Wales

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in South Wales

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 5 £350 -9.68% 2
C# .NET Developer
Wales

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) NUnit
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) API Design
5 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) TOGAF

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) API Design
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Informatics
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) RedGate