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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 36 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 58 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.94% 5.05% 8.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.76% 12.00% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 42
Average daily rate £320 £315 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.84 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +7.31%
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
368 250 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 37.67% 42.09% 41.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 178 153
Average daily rate £315 £314 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% +25.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 45 £313 +1.62% 16
Sunderland +7 9 £350 +27.27%
Gateshead -2 1 £350 - 5
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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#.

1 103 (84.43%) .NET
2 74 (60.66%) ASP.NET
3 62 (50.82%) SQL Server
4 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (45.90%) JavaScript
6 52 (42.62%) Java
7 38 (31.15%) MVC
8 36 (29.51%) HTML
9 34 (27.87%) CSS
10 29 (23.77%) Visual Studio
10 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
10 29 (23.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (20.49%) VB
12 24 (19.67%) SQL
13 23 (18.85%) .NET Framework
14 22 (18.03%) XML
15 21 (17.21%) Web Services
16 20 (16.39%) Python
16 20 (16.39%) Scrum
16 20 (16.39%) Finance
16 20 (16.39%) Node.js
17 19 (15.57%) jQuery
17 19 (15.57%) Test Scripting
17 19 (15.57%) Relational Database
18 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (14.75%) MS Excel
18 18 (14.75%) Linux
19 17 (13.93%) Perl
19 17 (13.93%) C
19 17 (13.93%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 20 (16.39%) Node.js
2 16 (13.11%) IIS
3 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.92%) Apache
4 6 (4.92%) CICS
4 6 (4.92%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.10%) Confluence
6 3 (2.46%) CMS
7 2 (1.64%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.82%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) Internet
2 6 (4.92%) FTP
2 6 (4.92%) SSL
2 6 (4.92%) WinSCP
3 4 (3.28%) SNMP
4 2 (1.64%) HTTP
4 2 (1.64%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.82%) Intranet
5 1 (0.82%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (50.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.57%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.74%) DB2
5 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 6 (4.92%) Easytrieve
5 6 (4.92%) MS Access
5 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (23.77%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.56%) Cucumber
4 8 (6.56%) Selenium
5 6 (4.92%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.92%) JUnit
6 5 (4.10%) JIRA
6 5 (4.10%) Subversion
7 4 (3.28%) HP UFT
7 4 (3.28%) JMeter
7 4 (3.28%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.28%) RSpec
7 4 (3.28%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Advertising
3 4 (3.28%) Games
4 3 (2.46%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Law
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (81.15%) Developer
2 39 (31.97%) C# Developer
3 37 (30.33%) .NET Developer
4 21 (17.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Developer
7 11 (9.02%) Applications Developer
7 11 (9.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.02%) Xamarin Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Tester
9 9 (7.38%) Java Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Node.js Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.38%) SQL Developer
10 8 (6.56%) CRM Developer
11 7 (5.74%) ASP Developer
11 7 (5.74%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Senior Microsoft Developer
12 6 (4.92%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (84.43%) .NET
2 74 (60.66%) ASP.NET
3 36 (29.51%) HTML
4 34 (27.87%) CSS
5 29 (23.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (18.85%) .NET Framework
7 22 (18.03%) XML
8 21 (17.21%) Web Services
9 19 (15.57%) jQuery
10 13 (10.66%) ADO.NET
11 12 (9.84%) AngularJS
11 12 (9.84%) HTML5
12 10 (8.20%) Entity Framework
13 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 7 (5.74%) CSS3
16 6 (4.92%) Ajax
16 6 (4.92%) Classic ASP
16 6 (4.92%) ISPF
16 6 (4.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.92%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (4.92%) Mainframe
2 6 (4.92%) VSAM
3 4 (3.28%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.28%) PKI
4 3 (2.46%) CESG
4 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) Linux
2 11 (9.02%) Mac OS X
2 11 (9.02%) Windows
3 8 (6.56%) Unix
4 6 (4.92%) MVS
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.64%) Android
6 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.15%) MVC
3 20 (16.39%) Scrum
4 19 (15.57%) Test Scripting
5 17 (13.93%) TDD
5 17 (13.93%) Web Development
6 16 (13.11%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.66%) CRM
8 11 (9.02%) Open Source
9 9 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.56%) SDLC
11 7 (5.74%) Automated Testing
11 7 (5.74%) Data Management
12 6 (4.92%) BDD
12 6 (4.92%) Web Design
13 5 (4.10%) Configuration Management
13 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Office Automation
13 5 (4.10%) Open Source Development
13 5 (4.10%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.90%) JavaScript
2 52 (42.62%) Java
3 25 (20.49%) VB
4 24 (19.67%) SQL
5 20 (16.39%) Python
6 17 (13.93%) C
6 17 (13.93%) Perl
6 17 (13.93%) Ruby
7 14 (11.48%) C++
8 11 (9.02%) Shell Script
8 11 (9.02%) TypeScript
8 11 (9.02%) VBA
9 10 (8.20%) COBOL
9 10 (8.20%) VB.NET
10 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
10 8 (6.56%) T-SQL
11 7 (5.74%) Scala
12 6 (4.92%) Assembly Language
12 6 (4.92%) CLIST
12 6 (4.92%) JCL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.28%) Degree
5 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) WCAG
2 3 (2.46%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) WAI
3 2 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.64%) GPG13
4 1 (0.82%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (4.92%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.92%) CA
3 6 (4.92%) IBM
3 6 (4.92%) Micro Focus
3 6 (4.92%) Oracle
4 5 (4.10%) HP
5 4 (3.28%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.82%) Google
6 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
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