The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Tyne and Wear 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 25 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 17 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.74% 3.98% 6.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.37% 18.60% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £321 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £343 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
164 43 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 45.68% 21.39% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 21 70
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £33.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
North East

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Tyne and Wear region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Tyne and Wear region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

C#
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 13 £300 -7.69% 42
Sunderland - 3 - - 1
Gateshead - 1 £350 - 2
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 45 (72.58%) .NET
2 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 30 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 28 (45.16%) VB.NET
4 26 (41.94%) Oracle
4 26 (41.94%) Security Cleared
5 24 (38.71%) Test Scripting
5 24 (38.71%) SC Cleared
6 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
7 22 (35.48%) Windows
8 21 (33.87%) CRM
8 21 (33.87%) SharePoint
9 20 (32.26%) Dynamics CRM
10 19 (30.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (29.03%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (27.42%) Java
13 16 (25.81%) SQL
13 16 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (22.58%) Integration Testing
15 13 (20.97%) RDBMS
15 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
16 12 (19.35%) Windows 8
16 12 (19.35%) C++
16 12 (19.35%) Problem Management
17 11 (17.74%) ITIL
17 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
18 10 (16.13%) Finance
18 10 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
19 9 (14.52%) Curam

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 21 (33.87%) SharePoint
2 18 (29.03%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (14.52%) SAS
4 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Intranet
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 19 (30.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (20.97%) RDBMS
4 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.84%) DTS
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (3.23%) DB2
9 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.61%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
1 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.06%) JMeter
2 5 (8.06%) JUnit
2 5 (8.06%) LoadRunner
3 4 (6.45%) StarTeam
4 3 (4.84%) Selenium
4 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.84%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.23%) RSpec
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Developer
4 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
5 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Programmer
7 5 (8.06%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) WinForms Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Specialist
9 3 (4.84%) CRM Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (72.58%) .NET
2 30 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 9 (14.52%) HTML
4 7 (11.29%) XML
5 6 (9.68%) J2EE
6 5 (8.06%) Ajax
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (6.45%) WCF
8 3 (4.84%) WinForms
8 3 (4.84%) ActiveX
8 3 (4.84%) DCOM
8 3 (4.84%) CSS
8 3 (4.84%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.23%) Play Framework
9 2 (3.23%) MSMQ
9 2 (3.23%) JMS
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) NHS
2 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Windows
2 12 (19.35%) Windows 8
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.45%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Test Scripting
2 21 (33.87%) CRM
3 14 (22.58%) Integration Testing
4 12 (19.35%) Problem Management
5 11 (17.74%) ITIL
5 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
6 10 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (11.29%) MVC
8 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.06%) Load Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Stress Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Volume Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Scalability Testing
9 5 (8.06%) OO
9 5 (8.06%) Analytics
10 4 (6.45%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.45%) Quantitative Analysis
11 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.84%) Scrum
11 3 (4.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) VB.NET
2 17 (27.42%) Java
3 16 (25.81%) SQL
4 12 (19.35%) C++
5 9 (14.52%) PL/1
5 9 (14.52%) COBOL
5 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.52%) C
6 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.06%) Scala
7 4 (6.45%) Python
7 4 (6.45%) Ruby
8 3 (4.84%) VB6
8 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.84%) VB
8 3 (4.84%) MUMPS
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 24 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) HL7
1 3 (4.84%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) OpenView
2 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Oracle
2 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.52%) Curam
4 5 (8.06%) HP
5 4 (6.45%) Borland
6 3 (4.84%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.61%) Lagan
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