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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
England / North East
Rank 18 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 91 68 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.24% 7.69% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.00% 19.54% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 27
Median daily rate £355 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £441 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.07 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.13 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +14.23%

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
337 348 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.91% 39.37% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 219 147
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -46.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £14.60 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £20.10 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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 -1 70 £350 -6.66% 21
Durham +7 13 £340 +13.33% 11
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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#.

1 132 (67.69%) .NET
2 113 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (40.51%) Microsoft
4 76 (38.97%) MVC
5 75 (38.46%) Java
6 70 (35.90%) ASP.NET
7 66 (33.85%) JavaScript
8 63 (32.31%) SQL Server
8 63 (32.31%) TDD
9 54 (27.69%) HTML
10 52 (26.67%) Scrum
10 52 (26.67%) Sitecore
11 48 (24.62%) SQL
12 40 (20.51%) Ruby
13 37 (18.97%) Scala
14 35 (17.95%) Automated Testing
14 35 (17.95%) DevOps
15 34 (17.44%) C
16 33 (16.92%) CSS
16 33 (16.92%) Windows
17 31 (15.90%) XML
18 29 (14.87%) Cucumber
18 29 (14.87%) BDD
19 28 (14.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 27 (13.85%) .NET Framework
20 27 (13.85%) Linux
21 25 (12.82%) Python
21 25 (12.82%) Finance
21 25 (12.82%) Git (software)
22 24 (12.31%) Jenkins

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 20 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (8.72%) CMS
3 16 (8.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.64%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.62%) Confluence
7 6 (3.08%) IIS
8 3 (1.54%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.54%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.54%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.51%) Apache
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.51%) SAS
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 11 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.03%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) HTTP
2 2 (1.03%) DNS
2 2 (1.03%) NAS
2 2 (1.03%) SNMP
2 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.05%) GIS
5 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.51%) Big Data
7 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.51%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.51%) EDMS
7 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.51%) MS Access
7 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (14.87%) Cucumber
2 25 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 24 (12.31%) Jenkins
4 21 (10.77%) JUnit
4 21 (10.77%) Visual Studio
5 17 (8.72%) Selenium
6 15 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 14 (7.18%) RSpec
8 11 (5.64%) JIRA
9 10 (5.13%) Subversion
9 10 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.05%) GCC
10 4 (2.05%) GDB
11 3 (1.54%) MSI
11 3 (1.54%) NMock
11 3 (1.54%) WiX
12 2 (1.03%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.03%) JMeter
12 2 (1.03%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.51%) MSTest
General
1 25 (12.82%) Finance
2 12 (6.15%) Advertising
3 3 (1.54%) Games
3 3 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Automotive
4 1 (0.51%) Back Office
4 1 (0.51%) Electronics
4 1 (0.51%) Legal
4 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (70.77%) Developer
2 50 (25.64%) .NET Developer
3 44 (22.56%) Sitecore Developer
4 43 (22.05%) C# Developer
5 25 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (8.21%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 15 (7.69%) Tester
8 14 (7.18%) Scala Developer
9 12 (6.15%) Automation Tester
9 12 (6.15%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (5.64%) Analyst
10 11 (5.64%) Architect
10 11 (5.64%) Java Scala Developer
11 10 (5.13%) Agile Tester
11 10 (5.13%) Development Analyst
11 10 (5.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 10 (5.13%) Selenium Tester
12 8 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (3.59%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (67.69%) .NET
2 70 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 54 (27.69%) HTML
4 33 (16.92%) CSS
5 31 (15.90%) XML
6 28 (14.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (13.85%) .NET Framework
8 24 (12.31%) Ruby on Rails
8 24 (12.31%) Spring
9 22 (11.28%) Play Framework
9 22 (11.28%) Spring MVC
10 20 (10.26%) REST
11 17 (8.72%) Ajax
12 16 (8.21%) HTML5
13 15 (7.69%) CSS3
14 14 (7.18%) Entity Framework
14 14 (7.18%) jQuery
15 13 (6.67%) Web Services
16 12 (6.15%) JSON
17 10 (5.13%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.64%) Smartphone
3 8 (4.10%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.05%) User Experience
5 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.03%) Clustering
5 2 (1.03%) PKI
5 2 (1.03%) Replication
6 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.51%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.92%) Windows
2 27 (13.85%) Linux
3 8 (4.10%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.59%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.56%) Unix
6 4 (2.05%) Solaris
7 3 (1.54%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) Android
9 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (38.97%) MVC
3 63 (32.31%) TDD
4 52 (26.67%) Scrum
5 35 (17.95%) Automated Testing
5 35 (17.95%) DevOps
6 29 (14.87%) BDD
7 18 (9.23%) Integration Testing
7 18 (9.23%) Unit Testing
8 15 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 15 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 14 (7.18%) Automation Testing
9 14 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.18%) Defect Tracking
9 14 (7.18%) OO
9 14 (7.18%) SOLID
9 14 (7.18%) Web Testing
10 13 (6.67%) Microservices
10 13 (6.67%) Open Source
10 13 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 75 (38.46%) Java
2 66 (33.85%) JavaScript
3 48 (24.62%) SQL
4 40 (20.51%) Ruby
5 37 (18.97%) Scala
6 34 (17.44%) C
7 25 (12.82%) Python
8 20 (10.26%) VB
9 16 (8.21%) T-SQL
10 13 (6.67%) C++
11 7 (3.59%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.59%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.03%) Perl
12 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.03%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.51%) COBOL
13 1 (0.51%) VB6
13 1 (0.51%) VC++
13 1 (0.51%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (11.79%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.03%) Degree
6 1 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (3.59%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.03%) WSUS
2 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 52 (26.67%) Sitecore
3 10 (5.13%) Google
4 7 (3.59%) VMware
5 6 (3.08%) Xamarin
6 5 (2.56%) HP
7 4 (2.05%) Oracle
8 3 (1.54%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.03%) Dell
9 2 (1.03%) Veritas
10 1 (0.51%) Apple
10 1 (0.51%) IBM
10 1 (0.51%) Infor
10 1 (0.51%) Sage
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