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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 22 29 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing C# 31 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.80% 6.97% 15.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.69% 16.08% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 19
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£300 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £191 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
211 199 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.27% 43.36% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 137 37
Average daily rate £320 £263 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% +36.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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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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 +1 28 £290 +20.83% 33
Gateshead 0 2 £350 -6.66% 4
Sunderland - 1 £275 -
Wallsend - - - -
North Tyneside - - - -
North Shields - - - - 1
South Shields - - - -
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 52 (85.25%) .NET
2 34 (55.74%) ASP.NET
3 32 (52.46%) SQL
4 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
5 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (37.70%) Web Services
6 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
7 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
8 16 (26.23%) MVC
8 16 (26.23%) HTML
9 15 (24.59%) CSS
9 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (22.95%) CRM
11 13 (21.31%) VB.NET
11 13 (21.31%) jQuery
11 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
12 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (19.67%) Ajax
12 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
14 10 (16.39%) Web Design
14 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
15 9 (14.75%) N-Tier
15 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (14.75%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
16 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (13.11%) Data Management
16 8 (13.11%) Windows
16 8 (13.11%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) Confluence
3 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.64%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (8.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.56%) Subversion
2 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) JUnit
3 3 (4.92%) JIRA
3 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (86.89%) Developer
2 34 (55.74%) .NET Developer
3 6 (9.84%) C# Developer
3 6 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.28%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (85.25%) .NET
2 34 (55.74%) ASP.NET
3 23 (37.70%) Web Services
4 16 (26.23%) HTML
5 15 (24.59%) CSS
6 13 (21.31%) jQuery
7 12 (19.67%) Ajax
8 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
8 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
10 7 (11.48%) XML
11 6 (9.84%) MDX
11 6 (9.84%) CSS3
11 6 (9.84%) HTML5
12 5 (8.20%) RESTful
12 5 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (8.20%) WCF
13 4 (6.56%) JSON
13 4 (6.56%) REST
14 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) N-Tier
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Open Source
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) MVC
3 14 (22.95%) CRM
4 10 (16.39%) Web Design
5 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
5 8 (13.11%) Data Management
5 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.84%) Web Development
7 5 (8.20%) Scrum
8 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.92%) Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.92%) OWASP
9 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.64%) Content Management
11 1 (1.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) SQL
2 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.31%) VB.NET
4 8 (13.11%) VBA
4 8 (13.11%) VBScript
5 7 (11.48%) VB
5 7 (11.48%) Java
5 7 (11.48%) Ruby
6 6 (9.84%) Python
7 5 (8.20%) Scala
8 3 (4.92%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.28%) C
9 2 (3.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle