Period
to 16 January 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 16 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#
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 43 18
Rank change year-on-year +21 -25 0
Contract jobs citing C# 99 59 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.52% 4.25% 10.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.47% 9.41% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 42 129
Wales median daily rate £367 £389 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.59% +5.07% +13.85%
10th Percentile £235 £288 £265
90th Percentile £463 £473 £516
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Wales median hourly rate - £19.11 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.24% -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +6.67%

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 536 627 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.73% 45.17% 49.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 439 539
Wales median daily rate £398 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.92% +20.71% -
10th Percentile £263 £275 £238
90th Percentile £560 £561 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 25
Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +124.49% +12.39%
10th Percentile £16.75 £18.18 £13.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £48.32
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 16 January 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 16 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
South Wales +22 82 £375 -3.54% 48
West Wales +8 9 £294 -26.56% 9
North Wales 0 3 £355 +2.16% 10
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 82 (82.83%) .NET
2 57 (57.58%) SQL Server
3 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (49.49%) MVC
5 44 (44.44%) SQL
6 38 (38.38%) JavaScript
7 35 (35.35%) ASP.NET
8 32 (32.32%) CSS
8 32 (32.32%) HTML
9 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (25.25%) Scrum
11 21 (21.21%) T-SQL
12 20 (20.20%) .NET Framework
12 20 (20.20%) AngularJS
13 19 (19.19%) Test Automation
14 17 (17.17%) HTML5
14 17 (17.17%) SDLC
15 15 (15.15%) NUnit
15 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
16 14 (14.14%) Web Services
16 14 (14.14%) Web Development
16 14 (14.14%) CSS3
17 13 (13.13%) BDD
17 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (13.13%) WCF
17 13 (13.13%) Unit Testing
18 12 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
18 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.03%) CMS
2 3 (3.03%) SAS
2 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.01%) IIS
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Office 365
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.01%) npm
3 1 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) DSL
2 1 (1.01%) Intranet
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.08%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.04%) Couchbase
7 3 (3.03%) Base SAS
7 3 (3.03%) Ingres
7 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.03%) RavenDB
7 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.01%) MySQL
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) NUnit
1 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 13 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.10%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.10%) MSTest
4 8 (8.08%) Selenium
5 7 (7.07%) JMeter
5 7 (7.07%) MbUnit
5 7 (7.07%) Mercurial
5 7 (7.07%) SpecFlow
5 7 (7.07%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.02%) FxCop
6 2 (2.02%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.01%) NuGet
7 1 (1.01%) Subversion
7 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (7.07%) Banking
2 5 (5.05%) Investment Banking
2 5 (5.05%) Law
3 3 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Retail Finance
4 1 (1.01%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 74 (74.75%) Developer
2 49 (49.49%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.14%) C# Developer
4 11 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (10.10%) Architect
6 9 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 8 (8.08%) Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Data Architect
7 8 (8.08%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Architect
9 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.05%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.04%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Azure Developer
10 4 (4.04%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (82.83%) .NET
2 35 (35.35%) ASP.NET
3 32 (32.32%) CSS
3 32 (32.32%) HTML
4 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (20.20%) .NET Framework
5 20 (20.20%) AngularJS
6 17 (17.17%) HTML5
7 14 (14.14%) CSS3
7 14 (14.14%) Web Services
8 13 (13.13%) WCF
9 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (11.11%) XML
11 10 (10.10%) RESTful
11 10 (10.10%) SOAP
12 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (9.09%) jQuery
13 7 (7.07%) Gherkin
13 7 (7.07%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (7.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (10.10%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.04%) NHS
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (49.49%) MVC
3 25 (25.25%) Scrum
4 19 (19.19%) Test Automation
5 17 (17.17%) SDLC
6 14 (14.14%) Web Development
7 13 (13.13%) BDD
7 13 (13.13%) Unit Testing
8 12 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.11%) OO
9 11 (11.11%) TDD
9 11 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 10 (10.10%) Defect Management
10 10 (10.10%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (9.09%) High Availability
11 9 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 8 (8.08%) Data Modelling
12 8 (8.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.44%) SQL
2 38 (38.38%) JavaScript
3 21 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 11 (11.11%) Java
5 5 (5.05%) C++
5 5 (5.05%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.02%) VBA
8 1 (1.01%) Groovy
8 1 (1.01%) PHP
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.08%) Degree
3 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) HL7
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Ansible
1 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.10%) RedGate
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 3 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.01%) Google
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) Nintex
5 1 (1.01%) Sitecore