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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 19 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing C# 73 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.92% 4.50% 8.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.11% 11.97% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 22
Average daily rate £366 £325 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% +30.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £413 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
363 234 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.37% 37.62% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 157 121
Average daily rate £375 £350 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +26.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -16.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 66 £375 +20.00% 39
Durham +10 5 £288 -11.53% 5
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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#.

1 124 (86.71%) .NET
2 76 (53.15%) ASP.NET
3 73 (51.05%) JavaScript
4 67 (46.85%) SQL Server
4 67 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (44.06%) HTML
6 62 (43.36%) Java
7 59 (41.26%) CSS
8 45 (31.47%) MVC
9 38 (26.57%) Microsoft
10 34 (23.78%) jQuery
11 33 (23.08%) .NET Framework
11 33 (23.08%) SQL
12 32 (22.38%) Python
12 32 (22.38%) TDD
13 30 (20.98%) Ruby
13 30 (20.98%) C++
14 27 (18.88%) Web Services
14 27 (18.88%) Visual Studio
15 26 (18.18%) MS Excel
16 25 (17.48%) Linux
17 24 (16.78%) Node.js
18 23 (16.08%) Scrum
19 22 (15.38%) XML
20 21 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC
21 20 (13.99%) HTML5
21 20 (13.99%) Test Automation
21 20 (13.99%) VB
22 19 (13.29%) Web Design
22 19 (13.29%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 24 (16.78%) Node.js
2 15 (10.49%) IIS
3 10 (6.99%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.90%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.20%) Apache
5 6 (4.20%) CICS
6 5 (3.50%) CMS
6 5 (3.50%) Confluence
7 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.40%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.40%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (11.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.79%) Internet
2 6 (4.20%) FTP
2 6 (4.20%) HTTP
2 6 (4.20%) SSL
2 6 (4.20%) WinSCP
3 4 (2.80%) SNMP
4 3 (2.10%) Intranet
5 2 (1.40%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (46.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.89%) Relational Database
3 16 (11.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 6 (4.20%) DB2
5 6 (4.20%) Easytrieve
5 6 (4.20%) MS Access
5 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (18.88%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.09%) Selenium
3 12 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.59%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.59%) Subversion
6 7 (4.90%) JUnit
6 7 (4.90%) WebDriver
7 6 (4.20%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.20%) JIRA
7 6 (4.20%) RSpec
8 5 (3.50%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.80%) JMeter
9 4 (2.80%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.70%) MSTest
10 1 (0.70%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Games
4 4 (2.80%) Advertising
5 2 (1.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) German Language
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (87.41%) Developer
2 51 (35.66%) .NET Developer
3 38 (26.57%) C# Developer
4 31 (21.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (16.08%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.39%) Digital Developer
7 12 (8.39%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Developer
8 11 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.99%) CRM Developer
10 9 (6.29%) Applications Developer
10 9 (6.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 9 (6.29%) Node.js Developer
11 8 (5.59%) SQL Developer
12 6 (4.20%) Senior Microsoft Developer
13 5 (3.50%) ASP Developer
13 5 (3.50%) Automation Engineer
13 5 (3.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (86.71%) .NET
2 76 (53.15%) ASP.NET
3 63 (44.06%) HTML
4 59 (41.26%) CSS
5 34 (23.78%) jQuery
6 33 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 27 (18.88%) Web Services
8 22 (15.38%) XML
9 21 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (13.99%) HTML5
11 18 (12.59%) AngularJS
12 16 (11.19%) XHTML
13 14 (9.79%) Entity Framework
14 12 (8.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (7.69%) ADO.NET
16 8 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (4.90%) XSLT
18 6 (4.20%) ISPF
18 6 (4.20%) JSON
19 5 (3.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.20%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (4.20%) Mainframe
2 6 (4.20%) VSAM
3 5 (3.50%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.80%) PKI
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.40%) CESG
6 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.48%) Linux
2 18 (12.59%) Mac OS X
3 15 (10.49%) Unix
3 15 (10.49%) Windows
4 6 (4.20%) MVS
5 5 (3.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.40%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.70%) Android
7 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.47%) MVC
3 32 (22.38%) TDD
4 23 (16.08%) Scrum
5 20 (13.99%) Test Automation
6 19 (13.29%) Web Design
7 17 (11.89%) CRM
7 17 (11.89%) Test Scripting
8 14 (9.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (9.09%) Web Development
10 10 (6.99%) Automated Testing
11 9 (6.29%) BDD
11 9 (6.29%) Front End Development
11 9 (6.29%) Open Source
12 8 (5.59%) Data Management
12 8 (5.59%) OOP
13 7 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.90%) Project Management
14 6 (4.20%) Defect Tracking
14 6 (4.20%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (51.05%) JavaScript
2 62 (43.36%) Java
3 33 (23.08%) SQL
4 32 (22.38%) Python
5 30 (20.98%) C++
5 30 (20.98%) Ruby
6 20 (13.99%) VB
7 12 (8.39%) C
7 12 (8.39%) VB.NET
8 11 (7.69%) TypeScript
8 11 (7.69%) VBA
9 10 (6.99%) COBOL
9 10 (6.99%) Perl
10 8 (5.59%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.59%) Scala
11 6 (4.20%) Assembly Language
11 6 (4.20%) JCL
11 6 (4.20%) REXX
11 6 (4.20%) T-SQL
11 6 (4.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.80%) Degree
5 2 (1.40%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.40%) MCP
5 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.70%) ISEB
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) WCAG
2 4 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.70%) GPG13
4 1 (0.70%) HL7
4 1 (0.70%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (26.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.90%) HP
2 7 (4.90%) Oracle
3 6 (4.20%) CA
3 6 (4.20%) IBM
3 6 (4.20%) Micro Focus
3 6 (4.20%) Twitter
4 5 (3.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.70%) Google
5 1 (0.70%) SAP
5 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
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