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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 28 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 28 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.94% 8.70% 11.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.48% 20.35% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 15
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£308 £240 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £338 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.84 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -10.82%
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
244 226 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.03% 42.72% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 156 31
Average daily rate £310 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 28 April 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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 April 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 -8 24 £300 +27.65% 44
Gateshead 0 3 £350 -6.66% 5
Sunderland - 1 £275 -
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 47 (88.68%) .NET
2 29 (54.72%) SQL
2 29 (54.72%) ASP.NET
3 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
4 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
5 21 (39.62%) Web Services
6 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
8 15 (28.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (26.42%) CRM
10 13 (24.53%) HTML
10 13 (24.53%) MVC
10 13 (24.53%) jQuery
11 11 (20.75%) CSS
12 10 (18.87%) VB.NET
12 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (16.98%) Dynamics CRM
13 9 (16.98%) Ajax
14 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
14 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
14 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
14 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
15 7 (13.21%) XML
16 6 (11.32%) VB
16 6 (11.32%) VBA
16 6 (11.32%) Web Design
16 6 (11.32%) N-Tier

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.89%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.89%) Node.js
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (9.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Automotive
2 1 (1.89%) Publishing
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (83.02%) Developer
2 31 (58.49%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (3.77%) CRM Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.89%) C++ Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Applications Support
7 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Software Tester
7 1 (1.89%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (88.68%) .NET
2 29 (54.72%) ASP.NET
3 21 (39.62%) Web Services
4 13 (24.53%) jQuery
4 13 (24.53%) HTML
5 11 (20.75%) CSS
6 9 (16.98%) Ajax
7 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
7 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
8 7 (13.21%) XML
9 5 (9.43%) MDX
10 4 (7.55%) HTML5
10 4 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (5.66%) CSS3
11 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (5.66%) WCF
11 3 (5.66%) FusionCharts
12 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) CRM
3 13 (24.53%) MVC
4 6 (11.32%) Web Design
5 5 (9.43%) Data Management
5 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.66%) Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.77%) Web Development
8 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.89%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.89%) System Testing
9 1 (1.89%) OWASP
9 1 (1.89%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) SQL
2 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.87%) VB.NET
4 6 (11.32%) VBA
4 6 (11.32%) VB
5 5 (9.43%) VBScript
6 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.66%) C
6 3 (5.66%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.89%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Siemens
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.89%) Google