The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 25 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 1 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 0.80% 20.37% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 55.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£325 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
C#
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Programming Languages Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 44.80% 37.04% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 6 1
Average daily rate £350 £369 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +57.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.88% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £34.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Billingham - - - - 2
Darlington - - - -
Newton Aycliffe - - - - 1
Stockton-on-Tees - - - - 1
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
1 10 (90.91%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) HTTP
3 8 (72.73%) REST
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 6 (54.55%) Subversion
5 6 (54.55%) Scrum
5 6 (54.55%) SOAP
5 6 (54.55%) UNIX
5 6 (54.55%) OOP
5 6 (54.55%) OO
5 6 (54.55%) Python
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) Java
5 6 (54.55%) PHP
5 6 (54.55%) C++
5 6 (54.55%) BDD
5 6 (54.55%) YAML
5 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
5 6 (54.55%) PHPUnit
5 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Symfony
5 6 (54.55%) PHP5
5 6 (54.55%) MooTools
5 6 (54.55%) Ruby
5 6 (54.55%) Spring

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (54.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) REST
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) SOAP
3 6 (54.55%) MooTools
3 6 (54.55%) YAML
3 6 (54.55%) JSON
3 6 (54.55%) Symfony
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
2 6 (54.55%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Ruby
3 6 (54.55%) PHP5
3 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft