The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C#
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 84 48
Rank change year-on-year +62 -36  
Contract jobs citing C# 24 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.90% 2.90% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.82% 8.35% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 6
Median daily rate £320 £328 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +3.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £39.28
% change year-on-year +4.91% -2.92%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 110 467 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.61% 34.72% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 787 296
Median daily rate £390 £320 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -14.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £497 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 52 6
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.88 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.06% -9.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.00 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for C#.

1 70 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (58.70%) .NET
3 50 (54.35%) Test Automation
4 47 (51.09%) TDD
5 46 (50.00%) Ruby
6 45 (48.91%) Scala
7 42 (45.65%) Java
8 41 (44.57%) MVC
9 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET
10 33 (35.87%) Python
10 33 (35.87%) Scrum
11 32 (34.78%) Jenkins
12 31 (33.70%) JUnit
13 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
14 28 (30.43%) Spring
14 28 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
14 28 (30.43%) Play Framework
14 28 (30.43%) Cucumber
15 27 (29.35%) Git (software)
16 26 (28.26%) HTML
17 25 (27.17%) CSS
18 23 (25.00%) Spring MVC
19 21 (22.83%) Selenium
19 21 (22.83%) Sitecore
19 21 (22.83%) Linux
20 20 (21.74%) WebDriver
20 20 (21.74%) REST
21 19 (20.65%) Test Scripting
21 19 (20.65%) Ajax
22 18 (19.57%) Continuous Integration

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (15.22%) Confluence
2 5 (5.43%) IIS
3 4 (4.35%) Apache
3 4 (4.35%) CMS
3 4 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.26%) GeoServer
4 3 (3.26%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) GIS
4 1 (1.09%) MS Access
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 31 (33.70%) JUnit
3 28 (30.43%) Cucumber
4 27 (29.35%) Git (software)
5 21 (22.83%) Selenium
6 20 (21.74%) WebDriver
7 17 (18.48%) RSpec
8 15 (16.30%) JIRA
9 14 (15.22%) Subversion
10 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.17%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Games
3 3 (3.26%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Automotive
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (76.09%) Developer
2 29 (31.52%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.65%) Sitecore Developer
4 17 (18.48%) C# Developer
5 16 (17.39%) Automation Tester
5 16 (17.39%) Scala Developer
5 16 (17.39%) Tester
6 15 (16.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 15 (16.30%) Selenium Tester
7 13 (14.13%) Agile Developer
8 12 (13.04%) Agile Tester
9 11 (11.96%) Java Developer
10 10 (10.87%) Java Scala Developer
11 8 (8.70%) Agile .NET Developer
11 8 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
14 5 (5.43%) Agile Java Developer
14 5 (5.43%) Linux Developer
14 5 (5.43%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (58.70%) .NET
2 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET
3 28 (30.43%) Play Framework
3 28 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 28 (30.43%) Spring
4 26 (28.26%) HTML
5 25 (27.17%) CSS
6 23 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 20 (21.74%) REST
8 19 (20.65%) Ajax
9 18 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (18.48%) JSON
11 16 (17.39%) Django
11 16 (17.39%) Guice
11 16 (17.39%) HTML5
12 15 (16.30%) CSS3
13 12 (13.04%) Gherkin
13 12 (13.04%) RESTful
14 9 (9.78%) .NET Framework
15 8 (8.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Smartphone
2 10 (10.87%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (54.35%) Test Automation
3 47 (51.09%) TDD
4 41 (44.57%) MVC
5 33 (35.87%) Scrum
6 19 (20.65%) Test Scripting
7 18 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (18.48%) Defect Tracking
8 17 (18.48%) DevOps
8 17 (18.48%) Open Source
8 17 (18.48%) Web Testing
9 16 (17.39%) BDD
10 14 (15.22%) OWASP
10 14 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (15.22%) Unit Testing
10 14 (15.22%) Web Design
11 12 (13.04%) Microservices
12 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
13 8 (8.70%) Software Engineering
14 7 (7.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.00%) Ruby
2 45 (48.91%) Scala
3 42 (45.65%) Java
4 33 (35.87%) Python
5 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.96%) SQL
7 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
1 1 (1.09%) HND
1 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) WCAG
2 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) Docker
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Sitecore
2 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.39%) Google
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle
5 2 (2.17%) Apple
5 2 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (1.09%) Xamarin