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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 45 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.00% 3.70% 6.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.71% 15.38% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 11
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +51.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £321 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
175 39 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 46.67% 24.07% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 25 49
Average daily rate £363 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.88 - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 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 29 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 31 (43.66%) Java
1 31 (43.66%) .NET
2 29 (40.85%) Windows
3 26 (36.62%) Scala
4 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
5 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
6 23 (32.39%) SQL
7 20 (28.17%) Python
7 20 (28.17%) Ruby
8 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET
9 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
10 16 (22.54%) HTML
11 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
12 14 (19.72%) Web Services
13 13 (18.31%) CSS
14 12 (16.90%) Oracle
15 11 (15.49%) VB.NET
15 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
15 11 (15.49%) Automated Testing
15 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (15.49%) REST
16 10 (14.08%) CSS3
16 10 (14.08%) HTML5
16 10 (14.08%) J2EE
16 10 (14.08%) XML
16 10 (14.08%) ITIL
16 10 (14.08%) JUnit
17 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
17 9 (12.68%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.86%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (8.45%) MQSeries
4 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Intranet
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (8.45%) DB2
7 5 (7.04%) RDBMS
7 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) JUnit
2 5 (7.04%) LoadRunner
2 5 (7.04%) JMeter
2 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
3 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.63%) Selenium
3 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.23%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (4.23%) RSpec
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.23%) Games
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Law
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Front Office
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Developer
2 9 (12.68%) Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Applications Support
4 7 (9.86%) Scala Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Programmer
5 5 (7.04%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Support Specialist
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Support Specialist
6 4 (5.63%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.23%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (4.23%) CRM Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Test Automation Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) .NET
2 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET
3 16 (22.54%) HTML
4 14 (19.72%) Web Services
5 13 (18.31%) CSS
6 11 (15.49%) REST
7 10 (14.08%) CSS3
7 10 (14.08%) HTML5
7 10 (14.08%) J2EE
7 10 (14.08%) XML
8 9 (12.68%) Ajax
9 8 (11.27%) JSON
10 7 (9.86%) WCF
10 7 (9.86%) RESTful
10 7 (9.86%) Play Framework
11 6 (8.45%) AppFabric
11 6 (8.45%) WF
11 6 (8.45%) JMS
12 4 (5.63%) MDX
13 3 (4.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.23%) NHS
3 2 (2.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) UNIX
3 4 (5.63%) Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.49%) Automated Testing
3 10 (14.08%) ITIL
4 9 (12.68%) CRM
5 8 (11.27%) Test Scripting
6 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.86%) Software Architecture
7 6 (8.45%) Scrum
7 6 (8.45%) Data Management
7 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.45%) SOA
8 5 (7.04%) Load Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Stress Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Volume Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Scalability Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Web Design
8 5 (7.04%) Change Management
8 5 (7.04%) Analytics
9 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) Java
2 26 (36.62%) Scala
3 23 (32.39%) SQL
4 20 (28.17%) Python
4 20 (28.17%) Ruby
5 11 (15.49%) VB.NET
6 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.27%) C++
8 7 (9.86%) VBA
9 6 (8.45%) VBScript
9 6 (8.45%) VB
10 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.23%) MUMPS
12 2 (2.82%) C
13 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO 9000
1 3 (4.23%) HL7
2 2 (2.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) OpenView
2 1 (1.41%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) InterSystems
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