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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3  
Contract jobs citing C# 25 88 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.40% 16.27% 15.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.92% 27.76% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 71 59
Median daily rate £370 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.51% +12.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £290 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £474 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £68.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.21% +1.33%  

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 229 317 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 40.32% 58.60% 51.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 219 183
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -15 9 £370 -4.51% 12
Newport -8 6 £425 +7.59% 5
C#
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
4 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
5 11 (29.73%) HTML
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
6 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
7 9 (24.32%) MVC
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (21.62%) WCF
8 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) HTML5
10 6 (16.22%) REST
10 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
10 6 (16.22%) jQuery
10 6 (16.22%) C++
10 6 (16.22%) CSS
11 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.51%) NUnit
11 5 (13.51%) TDD
11 5 (13.51%) NHibernate
11 5 (13.51%) Web Development
11 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
12 4 (10.81%) Coaching

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 4 (10.81%) SAS
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Ingres
2 4 (10.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (8.11%) Base SAS
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) NUnit
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) Grunt
4 2 (5.41%) gulp
4 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) MbUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.70%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) SAS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Development Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.70%) QA Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Report Developer
7 1 (2.70%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
3 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (21.62%) WCF
6 7 (18.92%) HTML5
7 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
7 6 (16.22%) CSS
7 6 (16.22%) jQuery
7 6 (16.22%) REST
8 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (13.51%) NHibernate
9 4 (10.81%) Ajax
9 4 (10.81%) ODBC
10 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
10 3 (8.11%) Sass
10 3 (8.11%) WPF
11 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
11 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) W3C
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Fintech
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Scrum
3 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
4 9 (24.32%) MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.51%) TDD
5 5 (13.51%) Web Development
6 4 (10.81%) API Design
6 4 (10.81%) Coaching
6 4 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Mobile First
8 2 (5.41%) Change Control
8 2 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (5.41%) Robotic Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Robotic Process Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) TypeScript
5 3 (8.11%) VB
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) VB6
7 1 (2.70%) Korn
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Blue Prism
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
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