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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 4 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 29 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 22.14% 15.56% 25.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.00% 37.84% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 4
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£325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £351 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
50 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 38.17% 41.11% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 5
Average daily rate £320 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 16
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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#
Daily Rate Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Durham region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 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
Stockton-on-Tees -3 7 £300 -15.49% 1
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 21 (58.33%) MVC
4 18 (50.00%) HTML
5 16 (44.44%) CSS
5 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 16 (44.44%) jQuery
5 16 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (41.67%) .NET Framework
7 13 (36.11%) Entity Framework
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 9 (25.00%) Backbone.js
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (22.22%) MVVM
10 8 (22.22%) LESS
10 8 (22.22%) WCF
10 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (19.44%) Scrum
11 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
11 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
11 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
12 6 (16.67%) MS Access
12 6 (16.67%) Oracle
12 6 (16.67%) VBA

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.67%) SAS
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.78%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (16.67%) MS Access
5 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.67%) Toad
3 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) MI Developer
5 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.78%) MI Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 18 (50.00%) HTML
4 16 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
4 16 (44.44%) CSS
4 16 (44.44%) jQuery
5 15 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 13 (36.11%) Entity Framework
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 9 (25.00%) Backbone.js
9 8 (22.22%) LESS
9 8 (22.22%) WCF
10 6 (16.67%) HTML5
11 4 (11.11%) CSS3
12 3 (8.33%) RESTful
12 3 (8.33%) SOAP
12 3 (8.33%) Sass
13 2 (5.56%) Web Services
13 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (11.11%) iPhone
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) MVC
2 8 (22.22%) MVVM
3 7 (19.44%) Scrum
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.11%) OO
4 4 (11.11%) CRM
4 4 (11.11%) Coaching
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.56%) Workflow
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) OOP
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.78%) Web Development
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) VB
3 6 (16.67%) VBA
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) MCP
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.78%) Zend
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