Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 26 July 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#
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 15 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +25
Contract jobs citing C# 67 126 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.28% 12.10% 11.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.88% 24.47% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 97 91
South Wales median daily rate £373 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £307 £285 £261
90th Percentile £455 £513 £450
Wales median daily rate £370 £388 £348
% change year-on-year -4.52% +11.51% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
South Wales median hourly rate - £68.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.77% +7.44%
Wales median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +103.08% +7.44%

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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 397 515 507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 37.21% 49.47% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 354 370
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £216 £210 £200
90th Percentile £525 £500 £450
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 11
South Wales median hourly rate £37.77 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% +40.00% -30.00%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.65 £11.17
90th Percentile £77.50 £73.90 £33.75
Wales median hourly rate £37.14 £19.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year +87.43% +13.21% -36.36%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for C# in South Wales

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in South Wales

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in South Wales over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in South Wales

C#
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# in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in South Wales

C#
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# within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 26 July 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 -5 41 £370 -4.52% 6
Newport -12 9 £413 +2.48% 3
Bridgend -2 1 £313 -16.67%
C#
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for C#.

1 54 (80.60%) .NET
2 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (46.27%) SQL
4 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
5 28 (41.79%) Unit Testing
6 27 (40.30%) .NET Framework
7 26 (38.81%) WCF
7 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
8 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
8 25 (37.31%) Visual Studio
9 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
9 24 (35.82%) Entity Framework
10 23 (34.33%) Windows
10 23 (34.33%) Scrum
10 23 (34.33%) MVC
11 22 (32.84%) OOP
11 22 (32.84%) LINQ
11 22 (32.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (31.34%) Oracle
13 20 (29.85%) HTML
13 20 (29.85%) RDBMS
13 20 (29.85%) Relational Database
14 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
15 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
16 16 (23.88%) Oracle Database
16 16 (23.88%) WinForms
16 16 (23.88%) PL/SQL
16 16 (23.88%) Oracle9i Database
16 16 (23.88%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (22.39%) Oracle Forms

C#
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.96%) CMS
2 4 (5.97%) SAS
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 20 (29.85%) RDBMS
2 20 (29.85%) Relational Database
3 16 (23.88%) Oracle Database
3 16 (23.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (23.88%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (5.97%) Ingres
4 4 (5.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (4.48%) Base SAS
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Visual Studio
2 22 (32.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (22.39%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (17.91%) MSBuild
5 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.46%) Selenium
7 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.97%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.99%) NUnit
9 2 (2.99%) Subversion
9 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.49%) FxCop
10 1 (1.49%) Grunt
10 1 (1.49%) JUnit
10 1 (1.49%) MbUnit
10 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.49%) MSTest
10 1 (1.49%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
2 1 (1.49%) Back Office
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (73.13%) Developer
2 35 (52.24%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.97%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.48%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (80.60%) .NET
2 27 (40.30%) .NET Framework
3 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
3 26 (38.81%) WCF
4 24 (35.82%) Entity Framework
5 22 (32.84%) LINQ
6 20 (29.85%) HTML
7 19 (28.36%) AngularJS
8 16 (23.88%) WinForms
9 15 (22.39%) Code First Entity Framework
9 15 (22.39%) CSS
10 13 (19.40%) HTML5
11 11 (16.42%) jQuery
11 11 (16.42%) Web Services
12 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (10.45%) CSS3
14 7 (10.45%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (8.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) NHS
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Fintech
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.79%) Unit Testing
3 23 (34.33%) MVC
3 23 (34.33%) Scrum
4 22 (32.84%) OOP
5 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
6 14 (20.90%) UML
7 13 (19.40%) Informatics
8 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.94%) MVVM
10 7 (10.45%) Web Development
11 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.46%) Coaching
13 4 (5.97%) OO
14 3 (4.48%) BDD
14 3 (4.48%) Mobile First
14 3 (4.48%) SDLC
14 3 (4.48%) Test Scripting
15 2 (2.99%) Robotic Automation
15 2 (2.99%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.88%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.96%) C++
5 5 (7.46%) Java
6 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.99%) Scala
7 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.99%) VB
7 2 (2.99%) VB6
8 1 (1.49%) Korn
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
1 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.99%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.34%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.99%) Blue Prism
4 2 (2.99%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) Nintex
4 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
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