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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 17 22 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing C# 31 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.79% 8.24% 15.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.02% 18.24% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 20
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£290 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £187 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £403
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 - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
172 170 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.22% 45.21% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 113 31
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £195 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £124.10 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +5 29 £280 +16.66% 44
Gateshead +4 2 £350 -6.66% 9
North Shields - - - - 1
Sunderland - - - - 1
Wallsend - - - -
North Tyneside - - - -
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 54 (69.23%) .NET
2 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
5 31 (39.74%) SQL
6 30 (38.46%) HTML
7 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
8 27 (34.62%) CSS
9 23 (29.49%) Web Services
9 23 (29.49%) Java
9 23 (29.49%) Ruby
10 22 (28.21%) Python
11 21 (26.92%) Scala
12 20 (25.64%) Ajax
12 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
13 19 (24.36%) Web Design
13 19 (24.36%) RESTful
14 17 (21.79%) MVC
15 16 (20.51%) Web Development
16 15 (19.23%) Subversion
16 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
16 15 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (19.23%) Linux
17 14 (17.95%) HTML5
17 14 (17.95%) CSS3
18 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
18 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
18 13 (16.67%) UNIX
18 13 (16.67%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.28%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Subversion
1 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 15 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.85%) JUnit
3 3 (3.85%) JIRA
3 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Publishing
2 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (89.74%) Developer
2 36 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 3 (3.85%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Scala Developer
7 2 (2.56%) CRM Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Consultant
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.28%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.28%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (1.28%) Senior Microsoft Developer
8 1 (1.28%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (69.23%) .NET
2 36 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 30 (38.46%) HTML
4 27 (34.62%) CSS
5 23 (29.49%) Web Services
6 20 (25.64%) Ajax
7 19 (24.36%) RESTful
8 14 (17.95%) HTML5
8 14 (17.95%) CSS3
9 12 (15.38%) jQuery
9 12 (15.38%) JSON
9 12 (15.38%) REST
10 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (10.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
11 8 (10.26%) XML
12 7 (8.97%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (7.69%) MDX
13 6 (7.69%) WCF
14 3 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
2 9 (11.54%) N-Tier
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Open Source
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) UNIX
2 13 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 8 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) Web Design
3 17 (21.79%) MVC
4 16 (20.51%) Web Development
5 13 (16.67%) CRM
6 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 12 (15.38%) Scrum
6 12 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.82%) Automated Testing
9 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.26%) Data Management
10 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.97%) Line Management
12 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.13%) Web Application Development
14 3 (3.85%) OWASP
14 3 (3.85%) Analytics
15 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
2 31 (39.74%) SQL
3 23 (29.49%) Java
3 23 (29.49%) Ruby
4 22 (28.21%) Python
5 21 (26.92%) Scala
6 13 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 8 (10.26%) VBA
7 8 (10.26%) VBScript
8 7 (8.97%) VB
9 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.56%) C
10 2 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle
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