Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 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#
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 39 17
Rank change year-on-year +22 -22 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 81 49 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.85% 4.41% 11.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.90% 9.84% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 117
South Wales median daily rate £375 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +4.73% +13.85%
10th Percentile £223 £288 £256
90th Percentile £463 £445 £518
Wales median daily rate £370 £388 £370
% change year-on-year -4.65% +4.73% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South Wales median hourly rate - - £40.76
Wales median hourly rate - £19.11 £29.50
% change year-on-year - -35.24% -

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 407 498 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 39.44% 44.78% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 346 461
South Wales median daily rate £375 £414 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +18.21% -
10th Percentile £263 £235 £245
90th Percentile £488 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £399 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -6.18% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 18
South Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.79% +1.11%
10th Percentile £16.90 £18.06 £13.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £55.20
Wales median hourly rate £49.09 £40.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +22.71% +63.27% +12.39%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +26 65 £370 -7.63% 27
Newport +11 8 £425 +8.97% 9
C#
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 South Wales region with a requirement for C#.

1 66 (81.48%) .NET
2 46 (56.79%) SQL Server
2 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (48.15%) MVC
4 31 (38.27%) SQL
5 28 (34.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 25 (30.86%) ASP.NET
8 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
9 21 (25.93%) Scrum
9 21 (25.93%) CSS
9 21 (25.93%) HTML
10 19 (23.46%) T-SQL
10 19 (23.46%) Test Automation
11 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 17 (20.99%) .NET Framework
13 15 (18.52%) HTML5
13 15 (18.52%) SDLC
14 14 (17.28%) Web Services
15 13 (16.05%) WCF
15 13 (16.05%) NUnit
15 13 (16.05%) BDD
15 13 (16.05%) CSS3
16 12 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (14.81%) Visual Studio
17 11 (13.58%) Java
17 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
17 11 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (13.58%) Web Development

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 3 (3.70%) CMS
1 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.70%) SAS
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) npm
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) DSL
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (56.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.94%) Couchbase
6 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.94%) RavenDB
7 3 (3.70%) Base SAS
7 3 (3.70%) Ingres
7 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) NUnit
2 12 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 11 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.35%) MSTest
5 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.88%) Selenium
6 7 (8.64%) JMeter
6 7 (8.64%) MbUnit
6 7 (8.64%) Mercurial
6 7 (8.64%) SpecFlow
6 7 (8.64%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.23%) NuGet
7 1 (1.23%) Subversion
7 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (8.64%) Banking
2 5 (6.17%) Investment Banking
2 5 (6.17%) Law
3 4 (4.94%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Retail Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 56 (69.14%) Developer
2 38 (46.91%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 10 (12.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Architect
6 8 (9.88%) Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.88%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Data Architect
8 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Azure Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (3.70%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (81.48%) .NET
2 28 (34.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 25 (30.86%) ASP.NET
4 21 (25.93%) CSS
4 21 (25.93%) HTML
5 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 17 (20.99%) .NET Framework
7 15 (18.52%) HTML5
8 14 (17.28%) Web Services
9 13 (16.05%) CSS3
9 13 (16.05%) WCF
10 10 (12.35%) XML
11 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (11.11%) RESTful
11 9 (11.11%) SOAP
12 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (9.88%) REST
13 7 (8.64%) Entity Framework
13 7 (8.64%) Gherkin
13 7 (8.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 9 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.94%) NHS
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.15%) MVC
3 21 (25.93%) Scrum
4 19 (23.46%) Test Automation
5 15 (18.52%) SDLC
6 13 (16.05%) BDD
7 12 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (13.58%) TDD
8 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
8 11 (13.58%) Web Development
9 10 (12.35%) Defect Management
9 10 (12.35%) OO
9 10 (12.35%) TOGAF
10 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 8 (9.88%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.88%) High Availability
11 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) SQL
2 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.46%) T-SQL
4 11 (13.58%) Java
5 5 (6.17%) C++
5 5 (6.17%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.47%) VBA
7 1 (1.23%) Groovy
7 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) HL7
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Ansible
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) RedGate
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) Nintex
5 1 (1.23%) Sitecore