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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 30 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 28 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.47% 4.95% 10.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.12% 12.75% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £320 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 12
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
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
231 149 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.90% 38.80% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 75 42
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 19
Average hourly rate £28.50 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £32.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 30 January 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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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 23 £313 +25.00% 35
Durham -22 1 £325 - 7
Northumberland - - - - 2
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 60 (53.57%) .NET
2 58 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (46.43%) Java
4 50 (44.64%) ASP.NET
5 44 (39.29%) Ruby
6 43 (38.39%) Python
7 42 (37.50%) SQL
7 42 (37.50%) Scala
8 41 (36.61%) SQL Server
9 40 (35.71%) HTML
10 39 (34.82%) JavaScript
11 38 (33.93%) CSS
12 34 (30.36%) Microsoft
13 32 (28.57%) Web Services
14 29 (25.89%) REST
15 28 (25.00%) Ajax
16 26 (23.21%) RESTful
17 25 (22.32%) JSON
18 24 (21.43%) Web Design
18 24 (21.43%) CSS3
18 24 (21.43%) HTML5
19 23 (20.54%) UNIX
20 22 (19.64%) Windows
20 22 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (18.75%) VB.NET
21 21 (18.75%) Scrum
22 20 (17.86%) Subversion
22 20 (17.86%) HTTP
22 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
22 20 (17.86%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.57%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.68%) Confluence
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.89%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.89%) Node.js
6 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.89%) Apache
6 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (15.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.39%) MS Office
3 4 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.86%) HTTP
2 2 (1.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.61%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
6 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.46%) MySQL
9 4 (3.57%) DB2
10 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (17.86%) Subversion
1 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.14%) JUnit
4 6 (5.36%) Selenium
5 5 (4.46%) PHPUnit
5 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.89%) RSpec
8 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.46%) Finance
2 1 (0.89%) Advertising
2 1 (0.89%) Publishing
2 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.89%) Front Office
2 1 (0.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 96 (85.71%) Developer
2 28 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 21 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 8 (7.14%) Scala Developer
5 5 (4.46%) PHP Developer
5 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Developer
5 5 (4.46%) Lead Developer
5 5 (4.46%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 4 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 4 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (2.68%) Applications Support
8 2 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (1.79%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (1.79%) Applications Support Specialist
8 2 (1.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (1.79%) Consultant
8 2 (1.79%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (53.57%) .NET
2 50 (44.64%) ASP.NET
3 40 (35.71%) HTML
4 38 (33.93%) CSS
5 32 (28.57%) Web Services
6 29 (25.89%) REST
7 28 (25.00%) Ajax
8 26 (23.21%) RESTful
9 25 (22.32%) JSON
10 24 (21.43%) CSS3
10 24 (21.43%) HTML5
11 20 (17.86%) jQuery
12 18 (16.07%) XML
13 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (8.93%) MDX
14 10 (8.93%) WCF
15 8 (7.14%) Play Framework
15 8 (7.14%) .NET Framework
15 8 (7.14%) Spring
16 6 (5.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) N-Tier
2 10 (8.93%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.46%) Open Source
4 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.79%) NHS
5 2 (1.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) UNIX
2 22 (19.64%) Windows
3 15 (13.39%) Linux
4 13 (11.61%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.43%) Web Design
3 21 (18.75%) Scrum
4 18 (16.07%) Web Development
4 18 (16.07%) Automated Testing
5 17 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (14.29%) MVC
6 16 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 14 (12.50%) Data Management
7 14 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 12 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (9.82%) Line Management
9 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.14%) OO
11 6 (5.36%) TDD
11 6 (5.36%) OOP
12 5 (4.46%) Performance Testing
12 5 (4.46%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.43%) Java
2 44 (39.29%) Ruby
3 43 (38.39%) Python
4 42 (37.50%) SQL
4 42 (37.50%) Scala
5 39 (34.82%) JavaScript
6 21 (18.75%) VB.NET
7 15 (13.39%) VBA
7 15 (13.39%) VBScript
8 12 (10.71%) VB
9 11 (9.82%) C++
10 6 (5.36%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.46%) PHP5
11 5 (4.46%) PHP
12 3 (2.68%) C
13 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.89%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 34 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (2.68%) Google
4 1 (0.89%) SAP
4 1 (0.89%) HP
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