Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 16 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 +35 -31
Contract jobs citing C# 134 120 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.52% 7.95% 3.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.71% 19.02% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 85 33
Wales median daily rate £450 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £239
90th Percentile £556 £477 £473
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Wales median hourly rate £22.84 - £19.11
10th Percentile £19.12 - £19.05
90th Percentile £40.57 - £19.16
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +3.61% +3.75%

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 647 631 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.16% 41.79% 42.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 446 420
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £206
90th Percentile £588 £560 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 20
Wales median hourly rate £24.00 £50.67 £38.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.63% +30.31% +65.47%
10th Percentile £12.40 £17.94 £16.13
90th Percentile £46.80 £77.50 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +5.19%

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 23 April 2019.

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#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Wales over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 April 2019. 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 -1 125 £450 +15.38% 33
West Wales - 7 £331 - 5
North Wales -3 2 £450 +16.88% 4
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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#.

1 100 (74.63%) .NET
2 65 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (37.31%) SQL Server
3 50 (37.31%) JavaScript
4 47 (35.07%) SQL
5 44 (32.84%) HTML
6 43 (32.09%) CSS
7 40 (29.85%) Software Engineering
8 38 (28.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 36 (26.87%) Git (software)
10 32 (23.88%) ASP.NET
10 32 (23.88%) Test Automation
11 31 (23.13%) Microsoft
12 29 (21.64%) PowerShell
13 28 (20.90%) DevOps
14 27 (20.15%) .NET Framework
15 25 (18.66%) Windows
16 22 (16.42%) Jenkins
17 21 (15.67%) Python
17 21 (15.67%) MVC
18 20 (14.93%) Java
18 20 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (14.93%) jQuery
18 20 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (14.18%) OO
19 19 (14.18%) Scrum
19 19 (14.18%) Self-Motivation
20 18 (13.43%) Docker
20 18 (13.43%) Mentoring
21 17 (12.69%) UML

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 12 (8.96%) Mule
1 12 (8.96%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.21%) Apache
3 8 (5.97%) IIS
4 6 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.73%) Confluence
6 2 (1.49%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 38 (28.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.96%) SaaS
3 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.24%) PaaS
5 2 (1.49%) npm
5 2 (1.49%) NuGet
6 1 (0.75%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) DSL
2 1 (0.75%) SNMP
2 1 (0.75%) SSL
2 1 (0.75%) Tactical Data Link
2 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.24%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (2.24%) QlikView
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.49%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.75%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.75%) GIS
7 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) OLAP
7 1 (0.75%) Redis
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (26.87%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.42%) Jenkins
3 20 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (11.94%) Visual Studio
4 16 (11.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (9.70%) Artifactory
6 10 (7.46%) Selenium
7 9 (6.72%) Maven
7 9 (6.72%) Subversion
8 7 (5.22%) Rational Team Concert
9 6 (4.48%) JIRA
9 6 (4.48%) Vagrant
10 5 (3.73%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.24%) Appium
12 3 (2.24%) HP UFT
12 3 (2.24%) JUnit
12 3 (2.24%) TestNG
13 2 (1.49%) gulp
13 2 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (11.19%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Banking
3 6 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 4 (2.99%) Games
6 3 (2.24%) Legal
7 2 (1.49%) Back Office
7 2 (1.49%) Law
8 1 (0.75%) Avionics
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Military
8 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (53.73%) Developer
2 35 (26.12%) .NET Developer
3 31 (23.13%) C# Developer
4 19 (14.18%) Architect
4 19 (14.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (11.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (9.70%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.72%) Senior DevOps
9 8 (5.97%) Data Architect
9 8 (5.97%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.22%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (4.48%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.48%) Salesforce Architect
11 6 (4.48%) Salesforce Solution Architect
11 6 (4.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (74.63%) .NET
2 44 (32.84%) HTML
3 43 (32.09%) CSS
4 32 (23.88%) ASP.NET
5 27 (20.15%) .NET Framework
6 20 (14.93%) jQuery
7 17 (12.69%) AngularJS
8 14 (10.45%) Ajax
9 13 (9.70%) XML
10 12 (8.96%) HTML5
10 12 (8.96%) SOAP
10 12 (8.96%) WCF
11 11 (8.21%) REST
12 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (6.72%) Aurelia
13 9 (6.72%) JSON
14 8 (5.97%) RESTful
15 7 (5.22%) Web Services
16 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (4.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.22%) Robotics
3 4 (2.99%) HTC Vive
3 4 (2.99%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.49%) NHS
4 2 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.66%) Windows
2 4 (2.99%) Android
2 4 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.85%) Software Engineering
3 32 (23.88%) Test Automation
4 28 (20.90%) DevOps
5 21 (15.67%) MVC
6 20 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (14.18%) OO
7 19 (14.18%) Scrum
8 18 (13.43%) Mentoring
9 17 (12.69%) UML
10 14 (10.45%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (9.70%) Coaching
11 13 (9.70%) TDD
12 12 (8.96%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (8.96%) Customer Requirements
13 11 (8.21%) BDD
13 11 (8.21%) Waterfall
14 10 (7.46%) Deployment Automation
14 10 (7.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.31%) JavaScript
2 47 (35.07%) SQL
3 29 (21.64%) PowerShell
4 21 (15.67%) Python
5 20 (14.93%) Java
6 11 (8.21%) TypeScript
7 10 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.46%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.22%) C++
9 6 (4.48%) Groovy
10 2 (1.49%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.49%) C
10 2 (1.49%) VB
11 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.75%) ES6
11 1 (0.75%) R
11 1 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.73%) Degree
5 3 (2.24%) CISSP
5 3 (2.24%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.49%) MCP
6 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) MISRA
3 1 (0.75%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (13.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.73%) Ansible
3 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.75%) Kibana
Vendors
1 31 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.21%) SAP
3 8 (5.97%) IBM
3 8 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.48%) Automation Anywhere
4 6 (4.48%) Blue Prism
4 6 (4.48%) Micro Focus
4 6 (4.48%) UiPath
5 2 (1.49%) HP
5 2 (1.49%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.49%) Twitter
6 1 (0.75%) CA
6 1 (0.75%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle