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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 16 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing C# 71 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.08% 7.52% 7.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.34% 19.60% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 23
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £441 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

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 242 250 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.57% 38.34% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 161 115
Median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% +64.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Newcastle upon Tyne

C#
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

C#
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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Newcastle upon Tyne

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Newcastle upon Tyne

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 89 (67.94%) .NET
1 89 (67.94%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (55.73%) MVC
3 63 (48.09%) TDD
4 60 (45.80%) ASP.NET
5 49 (37.40%) Java
5 49 (37.40%) Scala
6 48 (36.64%) Ruby
7 46 (35.11%) Automated Testing
8 44 (33.59%) Scrum
9 43 (32.82%) Microsoft
10 42 (32.06%) JavaScript
11 39 (29.77%) Sitecore
12 36 (27.48%) DevOps
13 34 (25.95%) HTML
14 32 (24.43%) Python
14 32 (24.43%) Cucumber
15 31 (23.66%) Play Framework
15 31 (23.66%) Jenkins
15 31 (23.66%) JUnit
15 31 (23.66%) Spring
15 31 (23.66%) Ruby on Rails
16 30 (22.90%) Git (software)
17 28 (21.37%) CSS
18 27 (20.61%) BDD
18 27 (20.61%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (19.85%) Linux
19 26 (19.85%) Finance
19 26 (19.85%) Spring MVC
20 24 (18.32%) SQL Server

C#
Top Related 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 (10.69%) Confluence
2 8 (6.11%) CMS
2 8 (6.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.05%) Apache
3 4 (3.05%) IIS
4 3 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.29%) GeoServer
4 3 (2.29%) NServiceBus
4 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.29%) GIS
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) MS Access
5 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (24.43%) Cucumber
2 31 (23.66%) Jenkins
2 31 (23.66%) JUnit
3 30 (22.90%) Git (software)
4 18 (13.74%) Selenium
4 18 (13.74%) WebDriver
5 17 (12.98%) RSpec
6 14 (10.69%) JIRA
6 14 (10.69%) Subversion
7 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.53%) MSI
9 2 (1.53%) NMock
9 2 (1.53%) WiX
10 1 (0.76%) MSTest
10 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (19.85%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Advertising
3 3 (2.29%) Games
4 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Automotive
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (78.63%) Developer
2 40 (30.53%) .NET Developer
3 38 (29.01%) Sitecore Developer
4 30 (22.90%) C# Developer
5 19 (14.50%) Scala Developer
6 16 (12.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (12.21%) Java Developer
7 15 (11.45%) Automation Tester
7 15 (11.45%) Tester
8 13 (9.92%) Agile Tester
8 13 (9.92%) Java Scala Developer
8 13 (9.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 13 (9.92%) Selenium Tester
9 10 (7.63%) Software Developer
10 8 (6.11%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (6.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (5.34%) Agile Developer
11 7 (5.34%) Ruby Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Agile Java Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (67.94%) .NET
2 60 (45.80%) ASP.NET
3 34 (25.95%) HTML
4 31 (23.66%) Play Framework
4 31 (23.66%) Ruby on Rails
4 31 (23.66%) Spring
5 28 (21.37%) CSS
6 27 (20.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (19.85%) Spring MVC
8 18 (13.74%) REST
9 17 (12.98%) Ajax
9 17 (12.98%) HTML5
9 17 (12.98%) JSON
10 16 (12.21%) CSS3
11 15 (11.45%) .NET Framework
11 15 (11.45%) Django
11 15 (11.45%) Guice
12 13 (9.92%) Gherkin
13 12 (9.16%) RESTful
14 9 (6.87%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Smartphone
2 10 (7.63%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.82%) User Experience
4 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.85%) Linux
2 13 (9.92%) Windows
3 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Unix
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (67.94%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (55.73%) MVC
3 63 (48.09%) TDD
4 46 (35.11%) Automated Testing
5 44 (33.59%) Scrum
6 36 (27.48%) DevOps
7 27 (20.61%) BDD
8 19 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (14.50%) Open Source
9 18 (13.74%) Test Scripting
9 18 (13.74%) Unit Testing
10 17 (12.98%) Automation Testing
10 17 (12.98%) Defect Tracking
10 17 (12.98%) Test Automation
10 17 (12.98%) Web Testing
11 15 (11.45%) Microservices
11 15 (11.45%) OWASP
11 15 (11.45%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (11.45%) Web Design
12 11 (8.40%) OO
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.40%) Java
1 49 (37.40%) Scala
2 48 (36.64%) Ruby
3 42 (32.06%) JavaScript
4 32 (24.43%) Python
5 23 (17.56%) SQL
6 7 (5.34%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.82%) VB
8 3 (2.29%) C
8 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) WCAG
2 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 43 (32.82%) Microsoft
2 39 (29.77%) Sitecore
3 15 (11.45%) Google
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle
5 3 (2.29%) VMware
6 1 (0.76%) Apple
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) Sage
6 1 (0.76%) SAP
6 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
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