Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 November 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#
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 35 16
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19 +13
Contract jobs citing C# 87 85 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.29% 6.01% 11.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.83% 14.17% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 57 151
Wales median daily rate £358 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.63% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £235 £288 £265
90th Percentile £425 £513 £510
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Wales median hourly rate - - £34.75
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £40.19
% change year-on-year +9.38% -0.47% +7.17%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 462 600 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.69% 42.43% 49.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 402 598
Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £220
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 24
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +168.29% -1.68%
10th Percentile £14.29 £17.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.20 £77.50 £56.16
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% +22.63%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Wales

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Wales

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Wales

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Wales

C#
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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
South Wales +3 63 £365 -8.75% 14
West Wales +18 16 £300 -25.00% 4
North Wales -2 4 £358 +2.88% 5
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for C#.

1 75 (86.21%) .NET
2 50 (57.47%) SQL Server
3 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (50.57%) SQL
5 42 (48.28%) MVC
6 37 (42.53%) Microsoft
7 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
8 28 (32.18%) HTML
8 28 (32.18%) ASP.NET
9 27 (31.03%) CSS
10 20 (22.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (22.99%) SDLC
11 16 (18.39%) .NET Framework
12 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
12 15 (17.24%) Scrum
12 15 (17.24%) T-SQL
13 14 (16.09%) Visual Studio
13 14 (16.09%) OOP
14 13 (14.94%) Web Services
14 13 (14.94%) Degree
14 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
15 11 (12.64%) HTML5
15 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
15 11 (12.64%) TOGAF
15 11 (12.64%) XML
15 11 (12.64%) SOAP
15 11 (12.64%) Oracle
16 10 (11.49%) N-Tier
16 10 (11.49%) Windows
16 10 (11.49%) Enterprise Architecture

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (6.90%) CMS
2 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.60%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.45%) SAS
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (57.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) RDBMS
2 9 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.45%) Base SAS
5 3 (3.45%) Ingres
5 3 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.30%) MySQL
6 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (16.09%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.05%) NUnit
4 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (5.75%) MSBuild
6 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.45%) Selenium
8 2 (2.30%) FxCop
8 2 (2.30%) MSTest
8 2 (2.30%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.30%) Subversion
8 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.15%) JMeter
9 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (1.15%) Back Office
1 1 (1.15%) Banking
1 1 (1.15%) Finance
1 1 (1.15%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 65 (74.71%) Developer
2 44 (50.57%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.64%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Architect
5 9 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.20%) Data Architect
6 8 (9.20%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (86.21%) .NET
2 28 (32.18%) ASP.NET
2 28 (32.18%) HTML
3 27 (31.03%) CSS
4 16 (18.39%) .NET Framework
5 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
5 13 (14.94%) Web Services
6 11 (12.64%) HTML5
6 11 (12.64%) SOAP
6 11 (12.64%) XML
7 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (11.49%) Entity Framework
7 10 (11.49%) RESTful
8 9 (10.34%) CSS3
8 9 (10.34%) LINQ
8 9 (10.34%) WCF
9 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (6.90%) Code First Entity Framework
10 6 (6.90%) React
10 6 (6.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) N-Tier
2 7 (8.05%) NHS
3 5 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.15%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.28%) MVC
3 20 (22.99%) SDLC
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
4 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
5 14 (16.09%) OOP
6 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
6 11 (12.64%) TOGAF
7 10 (11.49%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (11.49%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (10.34%) High Availability
9 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
10 7 (8.05%) OO
10 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.05%) UML
11 6 (6.90%) Informatics
11 6 (6.90%) Web Development
12 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.60%) CRM
12 4 (4.60%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.57%) SQL
2 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.24%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.20%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.45%) C++
5 3 (3.45%) Java
5 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.30%) PHP
6 2 (2.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.30%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) HL7
2 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle
3 10 (11.49%) RedGate
4 2 (2.30%) HP
4 2 (2.30%) Nintex
4 2 (2.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) Google
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.15%) Xamarin