The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 15 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 76 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.12% 2.07% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.84% 6.67% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 2 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
C#
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 60 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.54% 31.09% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 32 47
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £220 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.99 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.70% -0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 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 October 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 70 £375 +15.38% 47
Gateshead - 2 £350 - 7
Sunderland -3 1 £325 - 5
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 54 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (51.61%) Java
3 44 (47.31%) Scala
4 40 (43.01%) .NET
5 39 (41.94%) Ruby
6 38 (40.86%) Python
7 31 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 29 (31.18%) SQL Server
8 29 (31.18%) HTML
9 27 (29.03%) CSS
10 25 (26.88%) RESTful
11 23 (24.73%) Windows
11 23 (24.73%) Ajax
12 22 (23.66%) SQL
13 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
13 21 (22.58%) REST
14 20 (21.51%) CSS3
14 20 (21.51%) HTML5
14 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
15 19 (20.43%) UNIX
15 19 (20.43%) Automated Testing
15 19 (20.43%) JSON
16 18 (19.35%) Web Design
17 17 (18.28%) Web Services
18 16 (17.20%) Web Development
19 15 (16.13%) Scrum
20 14 (15.05%) Subversion
20 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 14 (15.05%) Linux
20 14 (15.05%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (5.38%) MQSeries
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 9 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.08%) Intranet
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (15.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (5.38%) DB2
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.23%) DTS
8 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Subversion
1 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.75%) JUnit
3 9 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (7.53%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.23%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.23%) Selenium
7 2 (2.15%) JIRA
7 2 (2.15%) RSpec
General
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.15%) Games
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.08%) Front Office
3 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (81.72%) Developer
2 20 (21.51%) Senior Developer
3 14 (15.05%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Scala Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.38%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Applications Support Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.23%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.23%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Programmer
9 2 (2.15%) Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Test Specialist
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.01%) .NET
2 31 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 29 (31.18%) HTML
4 27 (29.03%) CSS
5 25 (26.88%) RESTful
6 23 (24.73%) Ajax
7 21 (22.58%) REST
8 20 (21.51%) CSS3
8 20 (21.51%) HTML5
9 19 (20.43%) JSON
10 17 (18.28%) Web Services
11 10 (10.75%) WCF
12 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (8.60%) Play Framework
13 8 (8.60%) XML
13 8 (8.60%) .NET Framework
14 6 (6.45%) WF
14 6 (6.45%) AppFabric
14 6 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (5.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Visualisation
2 9 (9.68%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Windows
2 19 (20.43%) UNIX
3 14 (15.05%) Linux
4 13 (13.98%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.15%) HPUX
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.43%) Automated Testing
3 18 (19.35%) Web Design
4 16 (17.20%) Web Development
5 15 (16.13%) Scrum
6 13 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (12.90%) MVC
8 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.83%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (10.75%) Line Management
9 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management
9 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
10 9 (9.68%) Data Management
10 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (7.53%) ITIL
13 6 (6.45%) CRM
14 5 (5.38%) Software Architecture
14 5 (5.38%) Change Management
14 5 (5.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.61%) Java
2 44 (47.31%) Scala
3 39 (41.94%) Ruby
4 38 (40.86%) Python
5 22 (23.66%) SQL
6 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
7 14 (15.05%) VB.NET
8 10 (10.75%) VB
9 9 (9.68%) VBA
9 9 (9.68%) VBScript
10 6 (6.45%) C++
11 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.23%) VB6
13 2 (2.15%) C
14 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) HP
3 2 (2.15%) Google
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