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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 20 14
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Contract jobs citing C# 55 38 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.84% 6.82% 9.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 15.38% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 59
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £37.50 £39.28
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.51%  

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 220 247 389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 35.37% 44.34% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 165 272
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Median hourly rate £36.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.39% -34.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £10.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £14.55 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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

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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 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Wales

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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

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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 June 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 +11 50 £375 - 9
West Wales 0 4 £138 -65.62% 10
North Wales - 1 - - 3
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 63 (82.89%) .NET
2 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (47.37%) SQL
4 35 (46.05%) ASP.NET
5 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
5 31 (40.79%) MVC
6 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
6 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
7 29 (38.16%) .NET Framework
8 28 (36.84%) WCF
9 27 (35.53%) Unit Testing
10 26 (34.21%) Entity Framework
11 24 (31.58%) LINQ
11 24 (31.58%) Visual Studio
12 23 (30.26%) Windows
12 23 (30.26%) Scrum
12 23 (30.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (28.95%) HTML
14 21 (27.63%) Oracle
14 21 (27.63%) OOP
15 20 (26.32%) RDBMS
15 20 (26.32%) Relational Database
16 18 (23.68%) AngularJS
16 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
16 18 (23.68%) CSS
17 16 (21.05%) PL/SQL
17 16 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
17 16 (21.05%) WinForms
17 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (21.05%) 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 7 (9.21%) CMS
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.26%) SAS
3 4 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 20 (26.32%) RDBMS
2 20 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (21.05%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (5.26%) Ingres
4 4 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.95%) Base SAS
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 23 (30.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (19.74%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (15.79%) MSBuild
5 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.26%) Selenium
6 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.32%) Grunt
9 1 (1.32%) gulp
9 1 (1.32%) JUnit
9 1 (1.32%) MbUnit
9 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.32%) MSTest
9 1 (1.32%) NUnit
9 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.26%) Advertising
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Back Office
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (77.63%) Developer
2 41 (53.95%) .NET Developer
3 11 (14.47%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.53%) SQL Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (6.58%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Consultant
10 4 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Oracle Forms Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (82.89%) .NET
2 35 (46.05%) ASP.NET
3 29 (38.16%) .NET Framework
4 28 (36.84%) WCF
5 26 (34.21%) Entity Framework
6 24 (31.58%) LINQ
7 22 (28.95%) HTML
8 18 (23.68%) AngularJS
8 18 (23.68%) CSS
9 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (21.05%) WinForms
10 15 (19.74%) Code First Entity Framework
11 14 (18.42%) jQuery
12 13 (17.11%) HTML5
13 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (15.79%) Web Services
14 10 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (10.53%) CSS3
17 6 (7.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) NHS
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Fintech
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.79%) MVC
3 27 (35.53%) Unit Testing
4 23 (30.26%) Scrum
5 21 (27.63%) OOP
6 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
7 14 (18.42%) UML
8 13 (17.11%) Informatics
9 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.53%) MVVM
11 7 (9.21%) Web Development
12 5 (6.58%) Coaching
12 5 (6.58%) Mobile First
13 3 (3.95%) Integration Testing
13 3 (3.95%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (3.95%) OO
13 3 (3.95%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.95%) SDLC
14 2 (2.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 36 (47.37%) SQL
2 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.89%) C++
5 5 (6.58%) Java
6 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.63%) C
7 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.63%) Scala
7 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.63%) VB
7 2 (2.63%) VB6
8 1 (1.32%) Korn
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.63%) Blue Prism
4 2 (2.63%) HP
4 2 (2.63%) Nintex
4 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.32%) Sage
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