The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 15 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 31 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.64% 4.19% 5.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.02% 19.44% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +51.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £321 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £343 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
172 36 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 47.91% 21.56% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 22 64
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £395 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
Tyne and Wear

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 August 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 August 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 40 (55.56%) .NET
2 32 (44.44%) Java
3 22 (30.56%) Windows
4 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 20 (27.78%) Oracle
5 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 19 (26.39%) HTML
6 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
6 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
7 18 (25.00%) Scala
8 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
8 17 (23.61%) Test Scripting
8 17 (23.61%) ITIL
8 17 (23.61%) Python
8 17 (23.61%) SQL
8 17 (23.61%) VB.NET
8 17 (23.61%) Ruby
9 13 (18.06%) CRM
9 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
9 13 (18.06%) CSS
9 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (16.67%) Problem Management
10 12 (16.67%) XML
10 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.67%) C++
11 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
11 11 (15.28%) Ajax
12 10 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (12.50%) SAS
4 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.78%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Intranet
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.78%) DB2
6 1 (1.39%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.94%) JUnit
2 5 (6.94%) LoadRunner
2 5 (6.94%) JMeter
3 4 (5.56%) StarTeam
4 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.17%) Selenium
5 2 (2.78%) RSpec
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Front Office
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Applications Support
4 8 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
5 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Programmer
6 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Support Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.17%) CRM Developer
8 3 (4.17%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (55.56%) .NET
2 19 (26.39%) HTML
2 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
3 13 (18.06%) CSS
4 12 (16.67%) XML
5 11 (15.28%) Ajax
6 9 (12.50%) HTML5
6 9 (12.50%) REST
6 9 (12.50%) CSS3
6 9 (12.50%) Web Services
6 9 (12.50%) WCF
7 7 (9.72%) JSON
8 6 (8.33%) J2EE
8 6 (8.33%) RESTful
9 5 (6.94%) AppFabric
9 5 (6.94%) WF
10 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.17%) WinForms
12 2 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) NHS
2 2 (2.78%) Open Source
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.56%) Linux
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
5 2 (2.78%) HPUX
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Test Scripting
1 17 (23.61%) ITIL
2 13 (18.06%) CRM
2 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
5 10 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Integration Testing
7 7 (9.72%) MVC
8 6 (8.33%) Scrum
9 5 (6.94%) Analytics
9 5 (6.94%) OO
9 5 (6.94%) Load Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Stress Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Volume Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Scalability Testing
10 4 (5.56%) Quantitative Analysis
10 4 (5.56%) Change Management
10 4 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) Java
2 18 (25.00%) Scala
3 17 (23.61%) Python
3 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 17 (23.61%) VB.NET
3 17 (23.61%) Ruby
4 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.67%) C++
5 9 (12.50%) PL/1
5 9 (12.50%) COBOL
5 9 (12.50%) C
6 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.17%) MUMPS
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) VBA
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO 9000
1 3 (4.17%) HL7
2 1 (1.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) OpenView
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Oracle
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Curam
3 7 (9.72%) HP
4 4 (5.56%) Borland
5 3 (4.17%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.39%) Lagan
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