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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 29 27 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing C# 94 69 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.98% 6.26% 12.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.55% 16.83% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 50 67
Median daily rate £344 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £502 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £7.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
568 410 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 42.20% 37.21% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 282 208
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +165.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 90 £344 -6.71% 27
Durham -12 2 £320 +6.66% 2
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for C#.

1 93 (63.70%) .NET
2 68 (46.58%) SQL Server
2 68 (46.58%) Java
3 65 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (41.78%) SQL
5 53 (36.30%) JavaScript
6 44 (30.14%) HTML
7 43 (29.45%) ASP.NET
7 43 (29.45%) Microsoft
8 42 (28.77%) C
9 39 (26.71%) Security Cleared
10 37 (25.34%) Windows
11 36 (24.66%) XML
11 36 (24.66%) Visual Studio
12 33 (22.60%) CSS
13 30 (20.55%) MVC
14 29 (19.86%) SC Cleared
15 26 (17.81%) Scrum
15 26 (17.81%) Web Services
15 26 (17.81%) C++
15 26 (17.81%) VB
16 25 (17.12%) IIS
16 25 (17.12%) .NET Framework
17 24 (16.44%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (13.01%) Enterprise Software
19 18 (12.33%) jQuery
20 17 (11.64%) TDD
20 17 (11.64%) BizTalk Server
21 16 (10.96%) Finance
21 16 (10.96%) SharePoint

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (17.12%) IIS
2 17 (11.64%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (10.96%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.22%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.11%) CMS
5 6 (4.11%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.74%) Confluence
7 3 (2.05%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.37%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.37%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.68%) SAS
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.22%) DNS
1 12 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.85%) SSL
3 4 (2.74%) HTTP
3 4 (2.74%) Internet
4 2 (1.37%) NAS
4 2 (1.37%) SNMP
5 1 (0.68%) Intranet
5 1 (0.68%) Network Security
5 1 (0.68%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (46.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.37%) Big Data
7 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.68%) EDMS
8 1 (0.68%) ObjectStore
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (24.66%) Visual Studio
2 24 (16.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.85%) GCC
3 10 (6.85%) GDB
4 8 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.48%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.48%) JIRA
5 4 (2.74%) MSI
5 4 (2.74%) NMock
5 4 (2.74%) Subversion
5 4 (2.74%) WiX
6 3 (2.05%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.05%) JUnit
6 3 (2.05%) Maven
6 3 (2.05%) Selenium
7 2 (1.37%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.37%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.37%) JMeter
7 2 (1.37%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (10.96%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Retail
3 7 (4.79%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.42%) Advertising
5 2 (1.37%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (63.01%) Developer
2 31 (21.23%) .NET Developer
3 30 (20.55%) C# Developer
4 20 (13.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (9.59%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.90%) Xamarin Developer
7 10 (6.85%) C++ Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Development Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) SharePoint Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.79%) Agile .NET Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Agile C# Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Agile Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Architect
9 7 (4.79%) Java Scala Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Scala Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (63.70%) .NET
2 44 (30.14%) HTML
3 43 (29.45%) ASP.NET
4 36 (24.66%) XML
5 33 (22.60%) CSS
6 26 (17.81%) Web Services
7 25 (17.12%) .NET Framework
8 18 (12.33%) jQuery
9 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (9.59%) HTML5
11 12 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (7.53%) Entity Framework
13 10 (6.85%) Ajax
13 10 (6.85%) AngularJS
13 10 (6.85%) CSS3
13 10 (6.85%) WCF
14 8 (5.48%) JSON
14 8 (5.48%) REST
14 8 (5.48%) Spring
15 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.11%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.05%) User Experience
4 3 (2.05%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.37%) Clustering
5 2 (1.37%) PKI
5 2 (1.37%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.34%) Windows
2 15 (10.27%) Linux
3 10 (6.85%) Solaris
4 8 (5.48%) Unix
4 8 (5.48%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.48%) Windows XP
5 7 (4.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.37%) Android
6 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.55%) MVC
3 26 (17.81%) Scrum
4 17 (11.64%) TDD
5 14 (9.59%) BDD
5 14 (9.59%) Multithreading
6 13 (8.90%) Integration Testing
6 13 (8.90%) Migration
7 12 (8.22%) Web Development
8 10 (6.85%) Front End Development
9 9 (6.16%) Open Source
10 8 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.48%) OO
10 8 (5.48%) Web Design
11 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.79%) SDLC
11 7 (4.79%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.79%) TOGAF
11 7 (4.79%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (46.58%) Java
2 61 (41.78%) SQL
3 53 (36.30%) JavaScript
4 42 (28.77%) C
5 26 (17.81%) C++
5 26 (17.81%) VB
6 15 (10.27%) PowerShell
7 12 (8.22%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.85%) Python
9 8 (5.48%) Ruby
10 6 (4.11%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.42%) VBA
12 3 (2.05%) Scala
12 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.05%) VBScript
13 2 (1.37%) Go
13 2 (1.37%) Perl
13 2 (1.37%) PHP
14 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (26.71%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.86%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.85%) MCSD
3 10 (6.85%) MCSE
3 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.74%) Degree
7 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (6.16%) VMware Workstation
2 8 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Ansible
1 2 (1.37%) Kibana
1 2 (1.37%) logstash
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.37%) Puppet
1 2 (1.37%) Salt
1 2 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (29.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.90%) Xamarin
3 9 (6.16%) HP
3 9 (6.16%) Oracle
3 9 (6.16%) VMware
4 7 (4.79%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.42%) Google
6 2 (1.37%) Dell
6 2 (1.37%) Rally
6 2 (1.37%) Veritas
7 1 (0.68%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.68%) Spiceworks
7 1 (0.68%) Twitter
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