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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 40 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 28 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.88% 5.72% 3.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.97% 12.21% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 6
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£300 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £155 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £356 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +7.14%
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
234 172 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.41% 46.87% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 119 24
Average daily rate £383 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £431 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -22.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 July 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 July 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 -26 16 £315 +14.54% 19
Sunderland +4 10 £270 - 1
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 45 (78.95%) .NET
2 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
4 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
4 23 (40.35%) Web Services
5 21 (36.84%) MVC
6 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
7 19 (33.33%) HTML
7 19 (33.33%) jQuery
8 17 (29.82%) .NET Framework
8 17 (29.82%) SQL
9 16 (28.07%) CSS
10 13 (22.81%) Entity Framework
11 12 (21.05%) TDD
11 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (17.54%) QA
13 9 (15.79%) Selenium
13 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
13 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
13 9 (15.79%) Java
13 9 (15.79%) CRM
13 9 (15.79%) Scrum
14 8 (14.04%) Python
14 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.04%) JUnit
14 8 (14.04%) Web Testing
14 8 (14.04%) Scala
14 8 (14.04%) RSpec
14 8 (14.04%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (3.51%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Selenium
1 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (14.04%) RSpec
2 8 (14.04%) WebDriver
2 8 (14.04%) Cucumber
2 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.04%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
2 26 (45.61%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Test Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Tester
9 1 (1.75%) Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (78.95%) .NET
2 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
3 23 (40.35%) Web Services
4 19 (33.33%) HTML
4 19 (33.33%) jQuery
5 17 (29.82%) .NET Framework
6 16 (28.07%) CSS
7 13 (22.81%) Entity Framework
8 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (8.77%) WCF
11 4 (7.02%) HTML5
11 4 (7.02%) SOAP
11 4 (7.02%) Ajax
11 4 (7.02%) XML
12 3 (5.26%) RESTful
12 3 (5.26%) WPF
12 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) MVC
3 12 (21.05%) TDD
4 9 (15.79%) CRM
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
4 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.04%) Web Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Automation Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.77%) Web Development
7 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.02%) User Stories
8 3 (5.26%) Analytics
8 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.51%) OOD
9 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.51%) OOP
9 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
2 17 (29.82%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) Java
4 8 (14.04%) Python
4 8 (14.04%) Ruby
4 8 (14.04%) Scala
5 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) VB
6 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) VBA
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) MCP
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.75%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Siemens
2 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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