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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 18 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing C# 65 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.14% 6.67% 7.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.17% 17.69% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 22
Average daily rate £375 £338 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £243 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
307 147 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.18% 37.69% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 109 100
Average daily rate £375 £347 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +38.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +1 63 £375 +20.00% 26
Gateshead 0 1 £350 - 2
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (86.55%) .NET
2 66 (55.46%) ASP.NET
3 59 (49.58%) JavaScript
4 57 (47.90%) Java
4 57 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (45.38%) SQL Server
6 48 (40.34%) HTML
7 44 (36.97%) CSS
8 33 (27.73%) MVC
9 28 (23.53%) Python
9 28 (23.53%) .NET Framework
10 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
10 27 (22.69%) TDD
11 26 (21.85%) C++
11 26 (21.85%) Ruby
12 25 (21.01%) Visual Studio
13 23 (19.33%) Linux
13 23 (19.33%) SQL
14 22 (18.49%) jQuery
15 21 (17.65%) Scrum
16 20 (16.81%) XML
16 20 (16.81%) Test Automation
16 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
18 18 (15.13%) Web Services
18 18 (15.13%) Node.js
19 17 (14.29%) Test Scripting
19 17 (14.29%) VB
20 16 (13.45%) Mac OS X
20 16 (13.45%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 18 (15.13%) Node.js
2 9 (7.56%) IIS
3 7 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.04%) Apache
4 6 (5.04%) CICS
4 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.20%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) Internet
2 6 (5.04%) FTP
2 6 (5.04%) SSL
2 6 (5.04%) WinSCP
3 4 (3.36%) HTTP
3 4 (3.36%) SNMP
4 2 (1.68%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (45.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 6 (5.04%) DB2
6 6 (5.04%) Easytrieve
6 6 (5.04%) MS Access
6 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (21.01%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.24%) Cucumber
2 11 (9.24%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.24%) Selenium
2 11 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.88%) JUnit
3 7 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 6 (5.04%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.04%) JIRA
4 6 (5.04%) RSpec
4 6 (5.04%) Subversion
5 5 (4.20%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.36%) JMeter
6 4 (3.36%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.84%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (7.56%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Games
4 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) German Language
5 1 (0.84%) Law
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (86.55%) Developer
2 39 (32.77%) .NET Developer
3 34 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 28 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (17.65%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 12 (10.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Developer
8 11 (9.24%) Java Developer
9 10 (8.40%) CRM Developer
9 10 (8.40%) Digital Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Applications Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Node.js Developer
11 8 (6.72%) SQL Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Senior Microsoft Developer
13 5 (4.20%) ASP Developer
13 5 (4.20%) Test Automation Engineer
13 5 (4.20%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (86.55%) .NET
2 66 (55.46%) ASP.NET
3 48 (40.34%) HTML
4 44 (36.97%) CSS
5 28 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 22 (18.49%) jQuery
7 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (16.81%) XML
8 18 (15.13%) Web Services
9 12 (10.08%) Entity Framework
9 12 (10.08%) HTML5
9 12 (10.08%) XHTML
10 11 (9.24%) ADO.NET
10 11 (9.24%) AngularJS
10 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (5.04%) ISPF
11 6 (5.04%) XSLT
12 5 (4.20%) LINQ
12 5 (4.20%) MDX
13 4 (3.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.04%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (5.04%) Mainframe
2 6 (5.04%) VSAM
3 5 (4.20%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.36%) PKI
5 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.68%) CESG
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.33%) Linux
2 16 (13.45%) Mac OS X
3 14 (11.76%) Windows
4 12 (10.08%) Unix
5 6 (5.04%) MVS
6 5 (4.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.68%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.73%) MVC
3 27 (22.69%) TDD
4 21 (17.65%) Scrum
5 20 (16.81%) Test Automation
6 17 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 15 (12.61%) CRM
7 15 (12.61%) Web Design
8 12 (10.08%) Web Development
9 11 (9.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (8.40%) Automated Testing
11 9 (7.56%) Open Source
12 8 (6.72%) BDD
13 7 (5.88%) Data Management
14 6 (5.04%) Automation Testing
14 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (5.04%) Defect Tracking
14 6 (5.04%) Web Testing
15 5 (4.20%) Front End Development
15 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (49.58%) JavaScript
2 57 (47.90%) Java
3 28 (23.53%) Python
4 26 (21.85%) C++
4 26 (21.85%) Ruby
5 23 (19.33%) SQL
6 17 (14.29%) VB
7 12 (10.08%) C
8 11 (9.24%) TypeScript
8 11 (9.24%) VBA
9 10 (8.40%) COBOL
9 10 (8.40%) Perl
9 10 (8.40%) VB.NET
10 8 (6.72%) Scala
11 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
12 6 (5.04%) Assembly Language
12 6 (5.04%) CLIST
12 6 (5.04%) JCL
12 6 (5.04%) REXX
13 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.52%) Degree
5 2 (1.68%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) WCAG
2 4 (3.36%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.84%) GPG13
3 1 (0.84%) HL7
3 1 (0.84%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.88%) HP
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) CA
3 6 (5.04%) IBM
3 6 (5.04%) Micro Focus
4 4 (3.36%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.84%) Google
5 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
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