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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 12 16
Rank change year-on-year -35 +4  
Contract jobs citing C# 21 104 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.01% 15.32% 8.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 29.46% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 80 45
Median daily rate £350 £380 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.57 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.39% +8.57%  

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 Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 286 353 295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 40.97% 51.99% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 234 187
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.91% -33.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
South Wales -28 15 £350 -9.67% 24
West Wales -16 4 £300 +20.00% 3
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (83.33%) .NET
2 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 22 (45.83%) MVC
4 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 15 (31.25%) SQL
7 13 (27.08%) HTML
7 13 (27.08%) Scrum
8 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (22.92%) WCF
10 10 (20.83%) jQuery
10 10 (20.83%) CSS
10 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (18.75%) Web Development
12 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
13 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
13 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
13 7 (14.58%) NHibernate
14 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 6 (12.50%) TDD
14 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
14 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
14 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
14 6 (12.50%) HTML5

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) GeoServer
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SNMP
1 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.17%) GIS
3 2 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) NUnit
3 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.17%) Grunt
5 2 (4.17%) gulp
5 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) MbUnit
6 1 (2.08%) MSTest
6 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (8.33%) Advertising
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Military
2 2 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.92%) C# Developer
4 8 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Report Developer
9 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Systems Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (83.33%) .NET
2 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 13 (27.08%) HTML
4 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (22.92%) WCF
6 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (20.83%) CSS
6 10 (20.83%) jQuery
7 8 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.58%) NHibernate
9 6 (12.50%) HTML5
9 6 (12.50%) REST
10 5 (10.42%) Ajax
10 5 (10.42%) Sass
10 5 (10.42%) Web Services
11 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
12 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) W3C
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Fintech
3 1 (2.08%) iSeries
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) MVC
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) Scrum
4 9 (18.75%) Web Development
5 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.50%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) Mobile First
7 5 (10.42%) OO
7 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.33%) API Design
8 4 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.25%) UML
10 2 (4.17%) Change Control
10 2 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) C++
4 4 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.25%) C
5 3 (6.25%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) VB
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) VB6
7 1 (2.08%) COBOL
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
7 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.17%) Blue Prism
3 2 (4.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Infor
4 1 (2.08%) OpenText
4 1 (2.08%) Sage
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago