The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 40 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 60 40 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.18% 5.31% 8.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.49% 14.23% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 46
Average daily rate £320 £283 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% +17.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £218 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £27.84 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +7.31%
C#
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
414 281 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.72% 37.27% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 197 169
Average daily rate £320 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

C#
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in the North East

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

C#
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -8 58 £320 +4.06% 25
Durham -5 1 - - 3
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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#.

1 110 (83.97%) .NET
2 79 (60.31%) ASP.NET
3 67 (51.15%) SQL Server
4 64 (48.85%) JavaScript
4 64 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (40.46%) Java
6 43 (32.82%) HTML
7 42 (32.06%) MVC
8 41 (31.30%) CSS
9 33 (25.19%) Microsoft
10 30 (22.90%) Visual Studio
11 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (21.37%) SQL
13 26 (19.85%) VB
14 25 (19.08%) Web Services
15 24 (18.32%) .NET Framework
15 24 (18.32%) jQuery
16 23 (17.56%) XML
17 22 (16.79%) Node.js
18 21 (16.03%) Scrum
18 21 (16.03%) Finance
19 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (15.27%) Python
19 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
20 19 (14.50%) Linux
20 19 (14.50%) IIS
20 19 (14.50%) Test Scripting
20 19 (14.50%) Relational Database
21 18 (13.74%) Web Development
21 18 (13.74%) TDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 22 (16.79%) Node.js
2 19 (14.50%) IIS
3 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.58%) Apache
4 6 (4.58%) CICS
4 6 (4.58%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.82%) Confluence
6 4 (3.05%) CMS
7 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.53%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.40%) Internet
2 6 (4.58%) FTP
2 6 (4.58%) SSL
2 6 (4.58%) WinSCP
3 4 (3.05%) SNMP
4 3 (2.29%) Intranet
5 2 (1.53%) HTTP
5 2 (1.53%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.76%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (51.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.50%) Relational Database
3 15 (11.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.34%) DB2
6 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 6 (4.58%) Easytrieve
6 6 (4.58%) MS Access
6 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.82%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.82%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (22.90%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.87%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.87%) Selenium
4 8 (6.11%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.58%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.58%) JUnit
6 5 (3.82%) JIRA
6 5 (3.82%) Subversion
7 4 (3.05%) HP UFT
7 4 (3.05%) JMeter
7 4 (3.05%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.05%) RSpec
7 4 (3.05%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.76%) MSTest
8 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (16.03%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Advertising
2 6 (4.58%) Banking
3 4 (3.05%) Games
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (80.92%) Developer
2 41 (31.30%) .NET Developer
3 39 (29.77%) C# Developer
4 21 (16.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (10.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Developer
7 11 (8.40%) Applications Developer
7 11 (8.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (8.40%) Xamarin Developer
8 10 (7.63%) Java Developer
8 10 (7.63%) Software Developer
8 10 (7.63%) Tester
9 9 (6.87%) Node.js Developer
9 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.87%) SQL Developer
10 8 (6.11%) CRM Developer
11 7 (5.34%) ASP Developer
11 7 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 6 (4.58%) Senior Microsoft Developer
12 6 (4.58%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (83.97%) .NET
2 79 (60.31%) ASP.NET
3 43 (32.82%) HTML
4 41 (31.30%) CSS
5 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (19.08%) Web Services
7 24 (18.32%) .NET Framework
7 24 (18.32%) jQuery
8 23 (17.56%) XML
9 16 (12.21%) HTML5
10 14 (10.69%) AngularJS
11 13 (9.92%) ADO.NET
12 10 (7.63%) Entity Framework
13 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 7 (5.34%) Ajax
15 7 (5.34%) CSS3
15 7 (5.34%) XSLT
16 6 (4.58%) Classic ASP
16 6 (4.58%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.58%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (4.58%) Mainframe
2 6 (4.58%) VSAM
3 4 (3.05%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.05%) PKI
4 3 (2.29%) CESG
4 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.53%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) Linux
2 12 (9.16%) Mac OS X
3 11 (8.40%) Windows
4 9 (6.87%) Unix
5 6 (4.58%) MVS
6 3 (2.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.53%) Android
7 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.06%) MVC
3 21 (16.03%) Scrum
4 19 (14.50%) Test Scripting
5 18 (13.74%) TDD
5 18 (13.74%) Web Development
6 16 (12.21%) Test Automation
7 15 (11.45%) CRM
8 11 (8.40%) Open Source
9 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.11%) Data Management
10 8 (6.11%) SDLC
11 7 (5.34%) Automated Testing
11 7 (5.34%) Web Design
12 6 (4.58%) BDD
12 6 (4.58%) Front End Development
13 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Office Automation
13 5 (3.82%) Open Source Development
13 5 (3.82%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.85%) JavaScript
2 53 (40.46%) Java
3 28 (21.37%) SQL
4 26 (19.85%) VB
5 20 (15.27%) Python
6 17 (12.98%) C
6 17 (12.98%) Perl
6 17 (12.98%) Ruby
7 14 (10.69%) C++
8 11 (8.40%) Shell Script
8 11 (8.40%) TypeScript
8 11 (8.40%) VBA
9 10 (7.63%) COBOL
9 10 (7.63%) VB.NET
10 9 (6.87%) PowerShell
10 9 (6.87%) T-SQL
11 7 (5.34%) Scala
12 6 (4.58%) Assembly Language
12 6 (4.58%) JCL
12 6 (4.58%) REXX
Qualifications
1 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.05%) Degree
5 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) WCAG
2 3 (2.29%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) WAI
3 2 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.53%) GPG13
4 1 (0.76%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (4.58%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (25.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.16%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.58%) CA
3 6 (4.58%) IBM
3 6 (4.58%) Micro Focus
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle
4 5 (3.82%) HP
4 5 (3.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.53%) Twitter
6 1 (0.76%) Google
6 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
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