Period
to 18 December 2018

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 December 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#
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 24 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 -22
Contract jobs citing C# 147 85 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.43% 6.84% 5.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.09% 17.60% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 65 50
Wales median daily rate £394 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.39% +12.86%
10th Percentile £312 £223 £288
90th Percentile £550 £453 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £19.11
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.15% +8.75% -

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 770 483 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.15% 38.89% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 325 423
Wales median daily rate £423 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -9.64% +18.57%
10th Percentile £313 £252 £282
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 16
Wales median hourly rate £22.09 £23.14 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.54% -57.93% +124.49%
10th Percentile £12.63 £16.75 £19.15
90th Percentile £36.25 £77.50 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £41.92 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.81% - +6.67%

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 December 2018.

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 December 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
South Wales +9 129 £388 +6.16% 64
Mid Wales - 8 - - 1
North Wales -1 3 £360 +0.70% 7
West Wales -8 2 £425 +41.67% 7
C#
UK

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

1 116 (78.91%) .NET
2 59 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (38.78%) JavaScript
4 44 (29.93%) ASP.NET
5 42 (28.57%) HTML
6 41 (27.89%) Test Automation
7 40 (27.21%) CSS
8 39 (26.53%) .NET Framework
9 38 (25.85%) MVC
10 37 (25.17%) Scrum
10 37 (25.17%) SQL
10 37 (25.17%) SQL Server
10 37 (25.17%) Visual Studio
11 35 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 29 (19.73%) TDD
13 28 (19.05%) Finance
14 26 (17.69%) Software Engineering
14 26 (17.69%) OO
15 23 (15.65%) Git (software)
16 22 (14.97%) AngularJS
17 21 (14.29%) BDD
17 21 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (13.61%) Security Cleared
18 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (12.24%) Selenium
20 17 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
20 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET Web API
21 16 (10.88%) jQuery
21 16 (10.88%) SOAP
21 16 (10.88%) DevOps

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 4 (2.72%) IIS
2 3 (2.04%) Confluence
3 2 (1.36%) Apache
3 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.36%) Mule
3 2 (1.36%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.68%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.68%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.68%) GitHub
4 1 (0.68%) npm
4 1 (0.68%) NuGet
4 1 (0.68%) Serverless
4 1 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) DSL
1 1 (0.68%) SSL
1 1 (0.68%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.72%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.36%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.36%) Redis
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) GIS
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) OLAP
8 1 (0.68%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (25.17%) Visual Studio
2 23 (15.65%) Git (software)
3 18 (12.24%) Selenium
4 17 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (8.84%) Jenkins
6 10 (6.80%) SpecFlow
7 9 (6.12%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (5.44%) TeamCity
9 7 (4.76%) JIRA
9 7 (4.76%) Mercurial
10 5 (3.40%) MSTest
10 5 (3.40%) NUnit
10 5 (3.40%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (2.72%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (2.04%) JUnit
12 3 (2.04%) MbUnit
12 3 (2.04%) NCrunch
12 3 (2.04%) ReSharper
12 3 (2.04%) Subversion
13 2 (1.36%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 28 (19.05%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Games
3 7 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Avionics
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (68.71%) Developer
2 63 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 43 (29.25%) C# Developer
4 28 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (9.52%) Tester
6 13 (8.84%) Automation Tester
7 12 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (7.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (7.48%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Games Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Analyst
12 5 (3.40%) Architect
12 5 (3.40%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.72%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (2.72%) Developer in Test
13 4 (2.72%) Senior Software Engineer
13 4 (2.72%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (78.91%) .NET
2 44 (29.93%) ASP.NET
3 42 (28.57%) HTML
4 40 (27.21%) CSS
5 39 (26.53%) .NET Framework
6 22 (14.97%) AngularJS
7 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (10.88%) jQuery
8 16 (10.88%) SOAP
9 15 (10.20%) RESTful
10 14 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (9.52%) React
11 13 (8.84%) HTML5
12 11 (7.48%) Entity Framework
13 10 (6.80%) Ajax
14 9 (6.12%) .NET Core
14 9 (6.12%) REST
14 9 (6.12%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 9 (6.12%) WCF
15 7 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.48%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.20%) Windows
2 5 (3.40%) Android
2 5 (3.40%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.36%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.89%) Test Automation
3 38 (25.85%) MVC
4 37 (25.17%) Scrum
5 29 (19.73%) TDD
6 26 (17.69%) OO
6 26 (17.69%) Software Engineering
7 21 (14.29%) BDD
7 21 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (10.88%) DevOps
9 11 (7.48%) Test Scripting
9 11 (7.48%) UML
10 10 (6.80%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (6.12%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (6.12%) Defect Management
11 9 (6.12%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.12%) Visualisation
12 8 (5.44%) API Development
12 8 (5.44%) API Testing
12 8 (5.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.78%) JavaScript
2 37 (25.17%) SQL
3 9 (6.12%) Python
4 7 (4.76%) Java
4 7 (4.76%) TypeScript
5 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.72%) C
6 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.04%) C++
7 3 (2.04%) VBA
8 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.36%) XAML
9 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) Groovy
9 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
9 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (13.61%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.16%) Degree
4 8 (5.44%) Postgraduate
5 4 (2.72%) CISSP
5 4 (2.72%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.36%) MCP
7 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.36%) SSCP
8 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) QA
2 5 (3.40%) SLA
3 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.68%) MISRA
4 1 (0.68%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.48%) IBM
3 3 (2.04%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.36%) Micro Focus
4 2 (1.36%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.68%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.68%) Nintex
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.68%) Tableau