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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 72 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.84% 8.90% 5.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.18% 34.69% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 13 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £318 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +44.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
275 98 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 45.23% 25.65% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 42 72
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £32.50 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.07% +95.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +12 50 £355 +9.23% 54
Durham -4 18 £325 +32.65% 10
Northumberland - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 63 (56.76%) .NET
2 49 (44.14%) SQL
3 46 (41.44%) ASP.NET
4 42 (37.84%) SQL Server
5 40 (36.04%) Java
6 36 (32.43%) Microsoft
7 32 (28.83%) JavaScript
8 30 (27.03%) Web Services
8 30 (27.03%) Windows
9 28 (25.23%) XML
10 27 (24.32%) Python
10 27 (24.32%) Ruby
11 26 (23.42%) SharePoint
11 26 (23.42%) Scala
12 25 (22.52%) REST
13 22 (19.82%) HTML
13 22 (19.82%) jQuery
14 21 (18.92%) CSS
15 20 (18.02%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (15.32%) Oracle
16 17 (15.32%) Finance
16 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (15.32%) Security Cleared
17 16 (14.41%) Scrum
17 16 (14.41%) JSON
18 15 (13.51%) C++
18 15 (13.51%) T-SQL
18 15 (13.51%) HTTP
18 15 (13.51%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (23.42%) SharePoint
2 15 (13.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (6.31%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (5.41%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.60%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.90%) IIS
8 1 (0.90%) Apache
8 1 (0.90%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) InfoPath
2 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) HTTP
2 12 (10.81%) Extranet
3 3 (2.70%) Intranet
3 3 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.31%) MySQL
7 6 (5.41%) DB2
7 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.70%) DTS
10 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.90%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Selenium
2 10 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.01%) JUnit
3 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.31%) Subversion
3 7 (6.31%) PHPUnit
4 5 (4.50%) LoadRunner
4 5 (4.50%) JMeter
5 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (2.70%) RSpec
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.60%) Games
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.80%) Electronics
5 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Front Office
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 82 (73.87%) Developer
2 14 (12.61%) SharePoint Developer
3 11 (9.91%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.01%) Analyst
5 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Applications Support
6 7 (6.31%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Scala Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Programmer
7 6 (5.41%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.50%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (3.60%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (56.76%) .NET
2 46 (41.44%) ASP.NET
3 30 (27.03%) Web Services
4 28 (25.23%) XML
5 25 (22.52%) REST
6 22 (19.82%) HTML
6 22 (19.82%) jQuery
7 21 (18.92%) CSS
8 16 (14.41%) JSON
9 13 (11.71%) .NET Framework
9 13 (11.71%) Ajax
10 12 (10.81%) WCF
10 12 (10.81%) HTML5
10 12 (10.81%) CSS3
11 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (9.01%) J2EE
12 9 (8.11%) SOAP
13 8 (7.21%) Spring
14 7 (6.31%) WF
14 7 (6.31%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.70%) NHS
2 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.80%) DTV
3 2 (1.80%) Open Source
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Windows
2 14 (12.61%) UNIX
3 4 (3.60%) Linux
4 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.41%) Scrum
3 13 (11.71%) MVC
4 12 (10.81%) OO
4 12 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (10.81%) B2B
5 11 (9.91%) CRM
5 11 (9.91%) TDD
5 11 (9.91%) Automated Testing
6 10 (9.01%) Performance Testing
6 10 (9.01%) ITIL
7 8 (7.21%) OOP
7 8 (7.21%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.31%) Software Architecture
8 7 (6.31%) BDD
8 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.41%) SOA
9 6 (5.41%) Data Management
10 5 (4.50%) Load Testing
10 5 (4.50%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.14%) SQL
2 40 (36.04%) Java
3 32 (28.83%) JavaScript
4 27 (24.32%) Python
4 27 (24.32%) Ruby
5 26 (23.42%) Scala
6 15 (13.51%) C++
6 15 (13.51%) T-SQL
7 14 (12.61%) VB.NET
8 9 (8.11%) VB
9 7 (6.31%) PHP5
9 7 (6.31%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.31%) VBA
9 7 (6.31%) PHP
10 6 (5.41%) VBScript
11 3 (2.70%) VB6
11 3 (2.70%) MUMPS
12 2 (1.80%) C
13 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) Degree
4 1 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) ISO 9000
1 3 (2.70%) HL7
2 2 (1.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) OpenView
2 1 (0.90%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.32%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) HP
4 3 (2.70%) InterSystems
5 2 (1.80%) SAP
6 1 (0.90%) Progress
Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Darlington
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago