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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 14 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 89 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.14% 5.14% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.41% 17.31% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 7 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
337 104 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 42.18% 29.71% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 47 55
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
Average hourly rate £21.38 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.23% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.34 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.75 £30.40
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 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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
Tyne and Wear +9 75 £365 +12.30% 52
Durham -6 9 £250 -9.09% 2
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 68 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (48.39%) Java
2 60 (48.39%) .NET
3 49 (39.52%) Ruby
4 48 (38.71%) ASP.NET
4 48 (38.71%) Python
5 47 (37.90%) SQL
6 44 (35.48%) Scala
7 42 (33.87%) JavaScript
8 40 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 38 (30.65%) REST
10 35 (28.23%) Web Services
11 32 (25.81%) HTML
11 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
12 31 (25.00%) CSS
13 30 (24.19%) JSON
14 29 (23.39%) XML
14 29 (23.39%) UNIX
14 29 (23.39%) HTTP
15 27 (21.77%) Scrum
16 25 (20.16%) Windows
16 25 (20.16%) RESTful
17 24 (19.35%) Git (software)
17 24 (19.35%) jQuery
17 24 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 24 (19.35%) Subversion
18 23 (18.55%) Ajax
19 20 (16.13%) CSS3
19 20 (16.13%) HTML5
20 19 (15.32%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 17 (13.71%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.03%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.61%) Confluence
5 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
1 13 (10.48%) InfoPath
2 11 (8.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.39%) HTTP
2 11 (8.87%) Extranet
3 1 (0.81%) Intranet
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.29%) Relational Database
5 11 (8.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (8.06%) MySQL
7 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (4.03%) DB2
9 3 (2.42%) DTS
9 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) Subversion
1 24 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.48%) Selenium
3 10 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.06%) JUnit
3 10 (8.06%) PHPUnit
4 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.42%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.61%) RSpec
7 2 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 15 (12.10%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.61%) Electronics
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Games
3 2 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.81%) Front Office
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (85.48%) Developer
2 20 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 16 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 14 (11.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (7.26%) PHP Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Scala Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.65%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Programmer
9 4 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (3.23%) Support Specialist
9 4 (3.23%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.23%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Applications Support Specialist
9 4 (3.23%) CRM Developer
10 3 (2.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.42%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (48.39%) .NET
2 48 (38.71%) ASP.NET
3 38 (30.65%) REST
4 35 (28.23%) Web Services
5 32 (25.81%) HTML
6 31 (25.00%) CSS
7 30 (24.19%) JSON
8 29 (23.39%) XML
9 25 (20.16%) RESTful
10 24 (19.35%) jQuery
11 23 (18.55%) Ajax
12 20 (16.13%) CSS3
12 20 (16.13%) HTML5
13 13 (10.48%) Spring
13 13 (10.48%) WCF
14 12 (9.68%) .NET Framework
15 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (8.87%) SOAP
16 10 (8.06%) MooTools
16 10 (8.06%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) N-Tier
1 10 (8.06%) Visualisation
2 5 (4.03%) User Experience
3 3 (2.42%) Open Source
4 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.61%) DTV
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.39%) UNIX
2 25 (20.16%) Windows
3 14 (11.29%) Linux
4 13 (10.48%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.77%) Scrum
3 19 (15.32%) Automated Testing
4 18 (14.52%) Web Design
5 16 (12.90%) OO
5 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (12.90%) Web Development
6 14 (11.29%) MVC
7 13 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.48%) TDD
8 12 (9.68%) B2B
9 11 (8.87%) OOP
9 11 (8.87%) Service Delivery
9 11 (8.87%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.06%) Line Management
10 10 (8.06%) BDD
10 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.06%) Performance Testing
11 9 (7.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.39%) Java
2 49 (39.52%) Ruby
3 48 (38.71%) Python
4 47 (37.90%) SQL
5 44 (35.48%) Scala
6 42 (33.87%) JavaScript
7 16 (12.90%) C++
8 15 (12.10%) VB.NET
9 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
10 10 (8.06%) VBScript
10 10 (8.06%) VB
10 10 (8.06%) PHP
10 10 (8.06%) VBA
10 10 (8.06%) PHP5
11 3 (2.42%) VB6
12 2 (1.61%) C
13 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.61%) SAP
3 2 (1.61%) HP
3 2 (1.61%) Google
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