Period
to 18 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 24 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 0
Contract jobs citing C# 118 82 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.96% 6.21% 12.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.55% 16.53% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 62 112
Wales median daily rate £400 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -4.52% +14.81%
10th Percentile £319 £299 £281
90th Percentile £484 £460 £513
UK median daily rate £435 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Wales median hourly rate - - £66.00
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.18% +9.68% -0.96%

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 636 496 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.89% 37.58% 49.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 363 394
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £298 £210 £210
90th Percentile £559 £525 £481
UK median daily rate £460 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +4.63% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 26
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £36.50 £18.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.30% +96.63% +6.07%
10th Percentile £17.92 £14.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £20.56 £77.50 £58.00
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +9.33% +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 +6 111 £400 +6.67% 38
North Wales +3 2 £370 +2.78% 5
Mid Wales - 2 - - 2
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 80 (67.80%) .NET
2 57 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (42.37%) SQL Server
4 47 (39.83%) JavaScript
5 43 (36.44%) HTML
6 42 (35.59%) Test Automation
7 39 (33.05%) Scrum
7 39 (33.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 37 (31.36%) CSS
9 35 (29.66%) AngularJS
10 34 (28.81%) MVC
11 33 (27.97%) Microsoft
12 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET
12 31 (26.27%) SQL
13 25 (21.19%) .NET Framework
14 24 (20.34%) DevOps
15 23 (19.49%) Git (software)
16 22 (18.64%) RESTful
16 22 (18.64%) Selenium
17 21 (17.80%) TDD
17 21 (17.80%) Java
18 20 (16.95%) Visual Studio
18 20 (16.95%) REST
19 18 (15.25%) WCF
20 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
20 16 (13.56%) Entity Framework
20 16 (13.56%) Microservices
21 15 (12.71%) SOAP
21 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web API
21 15 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server

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 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (4.24%) CMS
3 5 (4.24%) Mule
4 4 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.39%) WildFly
5 3 (2.54%) IIS
6 2 (1.69%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.85%) JBoss
7 1 (0.85%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 39 (33.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.54%) npm
3 3 (2.54%) NuGet
4 2 (1.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) DSL
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Skype
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.69%) OLAP
6 2 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.69%) Power BI
6 2 (1.69%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.69%) Redis
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (19.49%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.64%) Selenium
3 20 (16.95%) Visual Studio
4 15 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (11.02%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (7.63%) SpecFlow
7 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.08%) JIRA
8 6 (5.08%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.39%) Artifactory
9 4 (3.39%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.54%) MSTest
10 3 (2.54%) NUnit
10 3 (2.54%) Rational Team Concert
10 3 (2.54%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (2.54%) Subversion
10 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.69%) MbUnit
11 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.54%) Marketing
3 2 (1.69%) Advertising
3 2 (1.69%) Back Office
3 2 (1.69%) Electronics
3 2 (1.69%) Games
3 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (62.71%) Developer
2 41 (34.75%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.56%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.71%) Tester
5 13 (11.02%) Automation Tester
6 10 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.63%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (4.24%) .NET Software Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (4.24%) PowerShell Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (67.80%) .NET
2 43 (36.44%) HTML
3 37 (31.36%) CSS
4 35 (29.66%) AngularJS
5 31 (26.27%) ASP.NET
6 25 (21.19%) .NET Framework
7 22 (18.64%) RESTful
8 20 (16.95%) REST
9 18 (15.25%) WCF
10 16 (13.56%) Entity Framework
11 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (12.71%) React
11 15 (12.71%) SOAP
12 13 (11.02%) jQuery
12 13 (11.02%) Web Services
13 11 (9.32%) JSON
14 10 (8.47%) Aurelia
14 10 (8.47%) HTML5
14 10 (8.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.54%) Fintech
2 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.69%) FMCG
4 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.39%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) Android
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.59%) Test Automation
3 39 (33.05%) Scrum
4 34 (28.81%) MVC
5 24 (20.34%) DevOps
6 21 (17.80%) TDD
7 16 (13.56%) Microservices
8 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (11.02%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (10.17%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.17%) Test Scripting
11 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.63%) Functional Testing
13 8 (6.78%) Project Management
14 7 (5.93%) BDD
14 7 (5.93%) Coaching
14 7 (5.93%) Migration
14 7 (5.93%) Performance Testing
14 7 (5.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.83%) JavaScript
2 31 (26.27%) SQL
3 21 (17.80%) Java
4 14 (11.86%) TypeScript
5 11 (9.32%) PowerShell
6 10 (8.47%) PHP
6 10 (8.47%) Python
7 7 (5.93%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.24%) Scala
9 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.54%) C++
9 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) Groovy
11 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.85%) R
11 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.24%) Degree
5 3 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Ansible
1 2 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.08%) IBM
2 6 (5.08%) Nintex
3 5 (4.24%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.69%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.69%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle
4 2 (1.69%) SAP
4 2 (1.69%) VMware
5 1 (0.85%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.85%) Sage
5 1 (0.85%) Tableau
5 1 (0.85%) Twitter
5 1 (0.85%) Xamarin