The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing C# 57 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.72% 9.90% 9.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.43% 41.10% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 27
Average daily rate £240 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £229 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
266 73 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.67% 24.09% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 40 84
Average daily rate £263 £280 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% -18.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.56 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
England

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 18 April 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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -10 45 £240 -12.72% 37
Durham +5 9 £243 -21.77% 9
Cleveland - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (86.11%) .NET
2 35 (48.61%) VB.NET
3 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 32 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
5 22 (30.56%) Oracle
5 22 (30.56%) SharePoint
6 21 (29.17%) Test Scripting
6 21 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 20 (27.78%) Windows
8 19 (26.39%) HTML
9 17 (23.61%) SQL
9 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (22.22%) Java
10 16 (22.22%) CRM
10 16 (22.22%) Degree
11 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 15 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
12 14 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
14 12 (16.67%) MVC
14 12 (16.67%) C++
14 12 (16.67%) CSS
14 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 12 (16.67%) Problem Management
14 12 (16.67%) Integration Testing
15 11 (15.28%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (30.56%) SharePoint
2 14 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (12.50%) SAS
4 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Wireless
2 2 (2.78%) Intranet
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) Extranet
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (15.28%) Relational Database
4 11 (15.28%) RDBMS
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.39%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.39%) DB2
8 1 (1.39%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.39%) DTS
8 1 (1.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.94%) JMeter
2 5 (6.94%) LoadRunner
3 4 (5.56%) StarTeam
3 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.78%) JUnit
5 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.39%) RSpec
6 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.39%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.39%) Selenium
6 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.39%) QUnit
General
1 7 (9.72%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.78%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (51.39%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) .NET Developer
2 13 (18.06%) Analyst
3 12 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Programmer
9 2 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (86.11%) .NET
2 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 19 (26.39%) HTML
4 12 (16.67%) CSS
5 11 (15.28%) WPF
6 10 (13.89%) XML
7 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.33%) WCF
9 5 (6.94%) HTML5
9 5 (6.94%) Ajax
9 5 (6.94%) J2EE
10 4 (5.56%) jQuery
10 4 (5.56%) CSS3
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (4.17%) NHibernate
12 2 (2.78%) SOAP
12 2 (2.78%) Web Services
12 2 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Statistics
4 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows 8
3 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Test Scripting
2 16 (22.22%) CRM
3 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
4 12 (16.67%) MVC
4 12 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 12 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 11 (15.28%) Multithreading
5 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
5 11 (15.28%) UML
5 11 (15.28%) ITIL
5 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Load Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Stress Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Volume Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Scalability Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Analytics
8 4 (5.56%) OO
8 4 (5.56%) Scrum
8 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (48.61%) VB.NET
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) Java
4 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.67%) C++
6 10 (13.89%) C
6 10 (13.89%) VB
7 9 (12.50%) COBOL
7 9 (12.50%) PL/1
8 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.56%) Ruby
10 3 (4.17%) R
10 3 (4.17%) Python
10 3 (4.17%) MUMPS
11 2 (2.78%) VBA
11 2 (2.78%) Scala
12 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.39%) Lua
12 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) MCITP
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) HL7
1 3 (4.17%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) OpenView
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.56%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) Curam
4 5 (6.94%) HP
5 4 (5.56%) Borland
6 3 (4.17%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.39%) Typemock
7 1 (1.39%) Sencha
7 1 (1.39%) Lagan
7 1 (1.39%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) Progress
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