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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 23 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 75 73 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.08% 12.35% 8.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.95% 27.86% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 18
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
358 262 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.77% 44.33% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 168 44
Average daily rate £425 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -53.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -25 41 £304 -13.21% 30
Durham +3 30 £300 -7.69% 13
Teesside - 2 £300 -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 88 (83.81%) .NET
2 54 (51.43%) HTML
3 53 (50.48%) SQL Server
4 48 (45.71%) ASP.NET
5 45 (42.86%) CSS
5 45 (42.86%) MVC
6 38 (36.19%) JavaScript
7 36 (34.29%) jQuery
8 34 (32.38%) SQL
9 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
10 31 (29.52%) .NET Framework
11 27 (25.71%) Web Services
12 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (22.86%) Java
14 23 (21.90%) Entity Framework
15 22 (20.95%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (18.10%) TDD
18 18 (17.14%) Scrum
18 18 (17.14%) MS Excel
18 18 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
19 17 (16.19%) Python
19 17 (16.19%) Ruby
20 15 (14.29%) VBA
20 15 (14.29%) VB
20 15 (14.29%) HTML5
21 13 (12.38%) SQL Server 2012
21 13 (12.38%) Windows
21 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.57%) SAS
3 8 (7.62%) CMS
4 4 (3.81%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.90%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.95%) Kentico
6 1 (0.95%) Node.js
6 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.95%) Drupal
6 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.95%) WordPress
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) HTTP
1 5 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (50.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (12.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.57%) MS Access
6 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Visual Studio
1 12 (11.43%) Selenium
2 11 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 10 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.57%) JUnit
4 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.57%) RSpec
4 9 (8.57%) Toad
5 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.86%) Subversion
7 1 (0.95%) JIRA
7 1 (0.95%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.95%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Games
3 3 (2.86%) Marketing
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.95%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 77 (73.33%) Developer
2 30 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 18 (17.14%) C# Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) MI Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Applications Support
11 2 (1.90%) Test Analyst
11 2 (1.90%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (83.81%) .NET
2 54 (51.43%) HTML
3 48 (45.71%) ASP.NET
4 45 (42.86%) CSS
5 36 (34.29%) jQuery
6 31 (29.52%) .NET Framework
7 27 (25.71%) Web Services
8 23 (21.90%) Entity Framework
9 22 (20.95%) KnockoutJS
10 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
12 15 (14.29%) HTML5
13 12 (11.43%) SOAP
13 12 (11.43%) WCF
14 11 (10.48%) Backbone.js
15 10 (9.52%) LESS
16 9 (8.57%) XHTML
17 8 (7.62%) XML
17 8 (7.62%) RESTful
18 5 (4.76%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.81%) iPhone
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) User Experience
5 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) New Media
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.95%) DTV
6 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Windows
2 7 (6.67%) UNIX
3 6 (5.71%) Linux
4 4 (3.81%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.81%) Android
5 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.86%) MVC
2 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.10%) TDD
4 18 (17.14%) Scrum
5 12 (11.43%) Test Scripting
6 11 (10.48%) Test Automation
7 10 (9.52%) MVVM
7 10 (9.52%) Web Design
7 10 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 9 (8.57%) Web Testing
8 9 (8.57%) Automation Testing
9 8 (7.62%) CRM
10 7 (6.67%) Data Management
10 7 (6.67%) Web Development
10 7 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.71%) Coaching
11 6 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.71%) OO
11 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.19%) JavaScript
2 34 (32.38%) SQL
3 24 (22.86%) Java
4 17 (16.19%) Python
4 17 (16.19%) Ruby
5 15 (14.29%) VBA
5 15 (14.29%) VB
6 9 (8.57%) C++
6 9 (8.57%) Scala
7 8 (7.62%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.81%) VBScript
9 4 (3.81%) C
10 2 (1.90%) PHP
10 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.95%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) MCP
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.95%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB
3 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.95%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
2 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 33 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (1.90%) HP
3 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.90%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.90%) Progress
4 1 (0.95%) Zend
4 1 (0.95%) Siemens
4 1 (0.95%) SAP
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