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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 29 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 33 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.86% 2.11% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.02% 6.25% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 7
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £325 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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
206 80 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.59% 33.76% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 37 43
Average daily rate £375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +5 30 £331 +1.92% 17
Sunderland +1 3 £225 - 1
Gateshead - - - - 9
North Shields - - - - 2
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 53 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (49.49%) Java
3 48 (48.48%) .NET
4 44 (44.44%) Scala
5 40 (40.40%) Ruby
6 39 (39.39%) Python
7 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET
8 37 (37.37%) HTML
9 35 (35.35%) SQL Server
9 35 (35.35%) CSS
10 29 (29.29%) Ajax
11 27 (27.27%) Web Services
11 27 (27.27%) SQL
12 26 (26.26%) Windows
12 26 (26.26%) RESTful
13 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
14 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
14 24 (24.24%) Web Design
15 22 (22.22%) HTML5
15 22 (22.22%) REST
15 22 (22.22%) CSS3
16 20 (20.20%) JSON
16 20 (20.20%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (19.19%) Automated Testing
17 19 (19.19%) UNIX
17 19 (19.19%) VB.NET
18 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (17.17%) Web Development
19 16 (16.16%) Scrum
20 15 (15.15%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.05%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.03%) Confluence
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.01%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) Intranet
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.35%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (13.13%) Relational Database
6 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (5.05%) DB2
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Subversion
1 15 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.10%) JUnit
4 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.03%) JIRA
7 2 (2.02%) RSpec
7 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.02%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.02%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Legal
2 1 (1.01%) Games
2 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.01%) Front Office
2 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 80 (80.81%) Developer
2 21 (21.21%) .NET Developer
2 21 (21.21%) Senior Developer
3 9 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Applications Support
5 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
5 5 (5.05%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.04%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (4.04%) Applications Support Specialist
6 4 (4.04%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.03%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Test Automation Specialist
8 2 (2.02%) Automation Specialist
8 2 (2.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (2.02%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.48%) .NET
2 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET
3 37 (37.37%) HTML
4 35 (35.35%) CSS
5 29 (29.29%) Ajax
6 27 (27.27%) Web Services
7 26 (26.26%) RESTful
8 22 (22.22%) HTML5
8 22 (22.22%) REST
8 22 (22.22%) CSS3
9 20 (20.20%) JSON
10 13 (13.13%) XML
11 12 (12.12%) WCF
12 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (10.10%) MDX
13 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
13 9 (9.09%) jQuery
13 9 (9.09%) Play Framework
14 7 (7.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (6.06%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) N-Tier
2 10 (10.10%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.05%) Open Source
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.01%) NHS
5 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Windows
2 19 (19.19%) UNIX
3 15 (15.15%) Linux
4 13 (13.13%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.02%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) Web Design
3 19 (19.19%) Automated Testing
4 17 (17.17%) Web Development
5 16 (16.16%) Scrum
6 15 (15.15%) Service Delivery
6 15 (15.15%) MVC
7 14 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.14%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (14.14%) Data Management
8 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
8 12 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 10 (10.10%) Line Management
11 8 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (7.07%) ITIL
13 6 (6.06%) Software Architecture
13 6 (6.06%) SOA
14 5 (5.05%) Change Management
14 5 (5.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.49%) Java
2 44 (44.44%) Scala
3 40 (40.40%) Ruby
4 39 (39.39%) Python
5 27 (27.27%) SQL
6 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
7 19 (19.19%) VB.NET
8 14 (14.14%) VBA
8 14 (14.14%) VBScript
9 12 (12.12%) VB
10 7 (7.07%) C++
11 3 (3.03%) C
12 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle
3 3 (3.03%) Google
4 2 (2.02%) HP