Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 21 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -18
Contract jobs citing C# 144 89 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.93% 7.92% 6.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.48% 20.51% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 72 54
Wales median daily rate £400 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £301 £256 £288
90th Percentile £533 £436 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 703 434 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 43.61% 38.61% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 306 384
Wales median daily rate £415 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £213
90th Percentile £568 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 18
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £19.00 £48.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -60.62% +157.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.95 £11.78
90th Percentile £23.49 £38.55 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +1 126 £400 +8.25% 61
Mid Wales - 8 - -
North Wales +1 3 £360 +1.41% 12
West Wales -7 2 £425 +41.67% 8
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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#.

1 111 (77.08%) .NET
2 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 45 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 44 (30.56%) ASP.NET
6 43 (29.86%) MVC
7 42 (29.17%) HTML
8 41 (28.47%) Test Automation
9 40 (27.78%) Scrum
10 39 (27.08%) SQL
11 38 (26.39%) CSS
12 37 (25.69%) Microsoft
12 37 (25.69%) .NET Framework
13 36 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 28 (19.44%) TDD
15 27 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 25 (17.36%) Finance
17 24 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 24 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (16.67%) AngularJS
18 21 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (13.89%) Selenium
20 19 (13.19%) OO
21 18 (12.50%) Security Cleared
21 18 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
21 18 (12.50%) DevOps
22 17 (11.81%) RESTful
22 17 (11.81%) BDD
22 17 (11.81%) SOAP
23 15 (10.42%) Entity Framework

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 5 (3.47%) Mule
2 4 (2.78%) IIS
2 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.78%) WildFly
3 3 (2.08%) CMS
4 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.39%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.78%) SaaS
4 2 (1.39%) npm
4 2 (1.39%) NuGet
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.69%) GitHub
5 1 (0.69%) Serverless
5 1 (0.69%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.39%) Redis
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.69%) OLTP
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 24 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 21 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (13.89%) Selenium
5 15 (10.42%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (9.03%) Jenkins
7 11 (7.64%) SpecFlow
8 8 (5.56%) TeamCity
9 7 (4.86%) Mercurial
10 5 (3.47%) MSTest
10 5 (3.47%) NUnit
11 4 (2.78%) Artifactory
11 4 (2.78%) JIRA
11 4 (2.78%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.78%) WebDriver
12 3 (2.08%) MbUnit
12 3 (2.08%) NCrunch
12 3 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (2.08%) ReSharper
General
1 25 (17.36%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Games
3 4 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Back Office
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (71.53%) Developer
2 60 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 39 (27.08%) C# Developer
4 23 (15.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (13.19%) Tester
6 16 (11.11%) Automation Tester
7 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (7.64%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Games Developer
10 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (4.86%) Developer in Test
10 7 (4.86%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.47%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (2.78%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (2.78%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (77.08%) .NET
2 44 (30.56%) ASP.NET
3 42 (29.17%) HTML
4 38 (26.39%) CSS
5 37 (25.69%) .NET Framework
6 24 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 18 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (11.81%) RESTful
8 17 (11.81%) SOAP
9 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (10.42%) Entity Framework
9 15 (10.42%) React
10 14 (9.72%) jQuery
11 12 (8.33%) HTML5
12 11 (7.64%) .NET Core
12 11 (7.64%) WCF
13 10 (6.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 10 (6.94%) XML
14 9 (6.25%) REST
15 8 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (0.69%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.56%) Windows
2 6 (4.17%) Android
2 6 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.86%) MVC
3 41 (28.47%) Test Automation
4 40 (27.78%) Scrum
5 28 (19.44%) TDD
6 24 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (13.19%) OO
8 18 (12.50%) DevOps
9 17 (11.81%) BDD
10 11 (7.64%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (7.64%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.64%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.25%) Functional Testing
11 9 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 9 (6.25%) Visualisation
12 8 (5.56%) API Testing
12 8 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.56%) Time Management
13 7 (4.86%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 39 (27.08%) SQL
3 13 (9.03%) Python
4 12 (8.33%) Java
5 9 (6.25%) TypeScript
6 8 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.78%) Scala
7 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.08%) C
8 3 (2.08%) PHP
8 3 (2.08%) VBA
8 3 (2.08%) XAML
9 2 (1.39%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.39%) C++
9 2 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.33%) Degree
3 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.56%) Postgraduate
5 3 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.39%) CISSP
6 2 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.69%) MCP
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) SLA
3 2 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (25.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.94%) IBM
3 4 (2.78%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.39%) Tableau
6 1 (0.69%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.69%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.69%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.69%) Nintex
6 1 (0.69%) Sage
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Twitter