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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 9 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 88 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.21% 7.71% 5.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.14% 27.55% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 10 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £296 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% +34.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £173 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
302 98 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 45.35% 28.00% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 42 65
Average daily rate £350 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 8
Average hourly rate £14.13 £32.50 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.53% +95.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 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#
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 16 September 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
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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 +9 65 £355 +9.23% 34
Durham -3 19 £325 +56.62% 5
Northumberland - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (48.39%) .NET
3 56 (45.16%) Java
4 50 (40.32%) SQL
5 44 (35.48%) Python
5 44 (35.48%) Ruby
6 43 (34.68%) ASP.NET
7 42 (33.87%) JavaScript
8 40 (32.26%) Scala
9 39 (31.45%) SQL Server
10 36 (29.03%) Microsoft
11 33 (26.61%) Web Services
11 33 (26.61%) REST
12 31 (25.00%) XML
13 30 (24.19%) Windows
13 30 (24.19%) HTML
14 27 (21.77%) UNIX
15 26 (20.97%) CSS
15 26 (20.97%) SharePoint
15 26 (20.97%) HTTP
15 26 (20.97%) Scrum
16 25 (20.16%) JSON
16 25 (20.16%) jQuery
17 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
17 20 (16.13%) Subversion
18 19 (15.32%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (15.32%) RESTful
19 18 (14.52%) Ajax
19 18 (14.52%) C++
20 17 (13.71%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 26 (20.97%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (5.65%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.84%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.81%) IIS
8 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) InfoPath
2 12 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.97%) HTTP
2 11 (8.87%) Extranet
3 2 (1.61%) Intranet
3 2 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (13.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (10.48%) Relational Database
6 10 (8.06%) MySQL
7 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.84%) DB2
9 5 (4.03%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.42%) DTS
11 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.81%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (16.13%) Subversion
1 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.10%) Selenium
3 11 (8.87%) JUnit
4 10 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.06%) PHPUnit
5 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.03%) LoadRunner
6 5 (4.03%) JMeter
6 5 (4.03%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.03%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.23%) RSpec
8 3 (2.42%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.23%) Games
4 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.61%) Electronics
5 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Advertising
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Front Office
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 95 (76.61%) Developer
2 15 (12.10%) Senior Developer
3 14 (11.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Analyst
5 9 (7.26%) PHP Developer
6 8 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.65%) Scala Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Programmer
9 5 (4.03%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (4.03%) CRM Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Performance Test Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Applications Support Specialist
10 4 (3.23%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (48.39%) .NET
2 43 (34.68%) ASP.NET
3 33 (26.61%) Web Services
3 33 (26.61%) REST
4 31 (25.00%) XML
5 30 (24.19%) HTML
6 26 (20.97%) CSS
7 25 (20.16%) jQuery
7 25 (20.16%) JSON
8 19 (15.32%) RESTful
9 18 (14.52%) Ajax
10 15 (12.10%) CSS3
10 15 (12.10%) HTML5
11 11 (8.87%) WCF
11 11 (8.87%) Spring
11 11 (8.87%) .NET Framework
11 11 (8.87%) SOAP
12 10 (8.06%) J2EE
12 10 (8.06%) Symfony
12 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Visualisation
2 7 (5.65%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.03%) User Experience
4 3 (2.42%) NHS
5 2 (1.61%) DTV
5 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.19%) Windows
2 27 (21.77%) UNIX
3 14 (11.29%) Linux
4 10 (8.06%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.97%) Scrum
3 17 (13.71%) Automated Testing
4 16 (12.90%) OO
5 15 (12.10%) TDD
6 13 (10.48%) Performance Testing
6 13 (10.48%) Web Design
7 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.68%) B2B
8 11 (8.87%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.87%) CRM
8 11 (8.87%) MVC
8 11 (8.87%) OOP
8 11 (8.87%) Web Development
9 10 (8.06%) ITIL
9 10 (8.06%) BDD
9 10 (8.06%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.26%) Line Management
10 9 (7.26%) Test Scripting
10 9 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.16%) Java
2 50 (40.32%) SQL
3 44 (35.48%) Python
3 44 (35.48%) Ruby
4 42 (33.87%) JavaScript
5 40 (32.26%) Scala
6 18 (14.52%) C++
7 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
7 14 (11.29%) VB.NET
8 10 (8.06%) PHP
8 10 (8.06%) PHP5
9 9 (7.26%) VB
10 7 (5.65%) VBA
11 6 (4.84%) VBScript
11 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.42%) VB6
12 3 (2.42%) MUMPS
13 2 (1.61%) C
14 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) ISO 9000
1 3 (2.42%) QA
1 3 (2.42%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) OpenView
2 1 (0.81%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.90%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) HP
4 3 (2.42%) InterSystems
5 2 (1.61%) SAP
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Northern Recruitment Group
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