The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 14 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 63 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.70% 4.17% 5.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 11.63% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 4 8
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£360 £325 £176
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +84.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
C#
Tyne and Wear

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

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
231 43 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 46.57% 35.83% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 27 49
Average daily rate £375 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.99 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 45 (55.56%) Java
1 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (51.85%) Scala
3 35 (43.21%) Ruby
3 35 (43.21%) Python
4 31 (38.27%) .NET
5 28 (34.57%) HTML
6 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
7 24 (29.63%) Windows
7 24 (29.63%) CSS
8 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
9 21 (25.93%) RESTful
10 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
10 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
11 18 (22.22%) SQL
11 18 (22.22%) UNIX
11 18 (22.22%) REST
12 17 (20.99%) CSS3
12 17 (20.99%) HTML5
12 17 (20.99%) Ajax
12 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
13 16 (19.75%) JSON
14 15 (18.52%) Web Services
15 14 (17.28%) Web Design
15 14 (17.28%) Scrum
16 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
17 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
18 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
18 11 (13.58%) Web Development
18 11 (13.58%) Subversion

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (12.35%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.41%) MQSeries
2 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) Intranet
2 2 (2.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (7.41%) DB2
6 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
1 11 (13.58%) Subversion
2 10 (12.35%) JUnit
3 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.94%) Selenium
4 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) RSpec
6 2 (2.47%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Front Office
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (75.31%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 8 (9.88%) Applications Support
4 7 (8.64%) Scala Developer
5 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Programmer
6 4 (4.94%) Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (4.94%) Support Specialist
6 4 (4.94%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Applications Support Specialist
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (3.70%) CRM Developer
7 3 (3.70%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Test Specialist
8 2 (2.47%) Test Automation Specialist
8 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.27%) .NET
2 28 (34.57%) HTML
3 24 (29.63%) CSS
4 21 (25.93%) RESTful
5 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
6 18 (22.22%) REST
7 17 (20.99%) CSS3
7 17 (20.99%) HTML5
7 17 (20.99%) Ajax
8 16 (19.75%) JSON
9 15 (18.52%) Web Services
10 9 (11.11%) XML
11 7 (8.64%) Play Framework
11 7 (8.64%) WCF
12 6 (7.41%) J2EE
12 6 (7.41%) JMS
12 6 (7.41%) WF
12 6 (7.41%) AppFabric
13 4 (4.94%) WinForms
13 4 (4.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Visualisation
2 6 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Open Source
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Windows
2 18 (22.22%) UNIX
3 11 (13.58%) Mac OS X
3 11 (13.58%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
3 14 (17.28%) Web Design
3 14 (17.28%) Scrum
4 11 (13.58%) Web Development
4 11 (13.58%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.35%) Line Management
5 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (11.11%) ITIL
7 8 (9.88%) CRM
7 8 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.64%) Test Scripting
8 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.41%) SOA
9 6 (7.41%) Data Management
9 6 (7.41%) Software Architecture
10 5 (6.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) Java
2 42 (51.85%) Scala
3 35 (43.21%) Ruby
3 35 (43.21%) Python
4 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
5 18 (22.22%) SQL
6 10 (12.35%) VB.NET
7 7 (8.64%) C++
8 6 (7.41%) VBScript
8 6 (7.41%) VB
8 6 (7.41%) VBA
9 2 (2.47%) C
9 2 (2.47%) MUMPS
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO 9000
1 2 (2.47%) HL7
1 2 (2.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) Oracle
3 2 (2.47%) HP
3 2 (2.47%) InterSystems
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