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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 20 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 43 57 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.01% 8.78% 9.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.36% 21.11% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 19
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£280 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £197 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
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
280 270 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.11% 41.60% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 172 40
Average daily rate £320 £263 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £423 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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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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 -1 32 £280 +16.66% 53
Durham -6 6 £275 +13.40% 9
Northumberland - - - - 1
Teesside - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 59 (81.94%) .NET
2 36 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 31 (43.06%) SQL
5 29 (40.28%) SQL Server
6 25 (34.72%) HTML
6 25 (34.72%) MVC
7 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 21 (29.17%) Web Services
9 20 (27.78%) jQuery
10 19 (26.39%) CSS
11 15 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (19.44%) CRM
13 12 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 12 (16.67%) Ajax
14 11 (15.28%) VB.NET
14 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
14 11 (15.28%) Entity Framework
15 10 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
16 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
16 9 (12.50%) HTML5
16 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (11.11%) CSS3
17 8 (11.11%) Web Design
18 7 (9.72%) WCF
18 7 (9.72%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) Confluence
3 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.39%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.56%) Subversion
3 3 (4.17%) JIRA
3 3 (4.17%) JUnit
3 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Avionics
3 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 58 (80.56%) Developer
2 38 (52.78%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.17%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.78%) CRM Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Scala Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (81.94%) .NET
2 36 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 25 (34.72%) HTML
4 21 (29.17%) Web Services
5 20 (27.78%) jQuery
6 19 (26.39%) CSS
7 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (16.67%) Ajax
8 12 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 11 (15.28%) Entity Framework
10 10 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (12.50%) HTML5
12 8 (11.11%) CSS3
13 7 (9.72%) WCF
13 7 (9.72%) XML
14 5 (6.94%) MDX
14 5 (6.94%) RESTful
15 4 (5.56%) REST
15 4 (5.56%) JSON
16 3 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Open Source
4 2 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) MVC
2 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.44%) CRM
4 8 (11.11%) Web Design
5 7 (9.72%) Web Development
6 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.94%) Scrum
7 5 (6.94%) Data Management
8 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.17%) Analytics
9 3 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.17%) OO
9 3 (4.17%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.17%) OWASP
10 2 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 31 (43.06%) SQL
3 11 (15.28%) VB.NET
4 7 (9.72%) Java
5 6 (8.33%) Python
5 6 (8.33%) Ruby
5 6 (8.33%) VB
6 5 (6.94%) Scala
6 5 (6.94%) VBScript
6 5 (6.94%) VBA
7 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.17%) C
7 3 (4.17%) C++
7 3 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.39%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
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