The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Durham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 14 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 15.56% 25.71% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.84% 75.00% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
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£325 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £329 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 41.11% 34.29% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 9
Average daily rate £325 £250 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +136.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
North East

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Durham region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Durham

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Durham region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

C#
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Durham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington -2 12 £325 +35.41%
Stockton-on-Tees 0 1 £355 -
Billingham - - - - 1
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 13 (61.90%) XML
3 13 (61.90%) jQuery
4 12 (57.14%) Web Services
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
5 10 (47.62%) HTTP
5 10 (47.62%) InfoPath
5 10 (47.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (47.62%) REST
6 9 (42.86%) Extranet
7 8 (38.10%) B2B
7 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) OOP
8 7 (33.33%) OO
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 6 (28.57%) PHP5
9 6 (28.57%) YAML
9 6 (28.57%) BDD
9 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
9 6 (28.57%) MooTools
9 6 (28.57%) Selenium
9 6 (28.57%) Symfony

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
1 10 (47.62%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) InfoPath
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) HTTP
2 9 (42.86%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (28.57%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (23.81%) PHP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
1 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 13 (61.90%) XML
2 13 (61.90%) jQuery
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
4 10 (47.62%) REST
5 6 (28.57%) Symfony
5 6 (28.57%) Spring
5 6 (28.57%) SOAP
5 6 (28.57%) MooTools
5 6 (28.57%) YAML
5 6 (28.57%) JSON
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) WCF
8 2 (9.52%) HTML5
8 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) DTV
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) B2B
2 7 (33.33%) OOP
2 7 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Database Security
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Information Management
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) Ruby
4 6 (28.57%) PHP5
4 6 (28.57%) PHP
4 6 (28.57%) C++
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Progress