The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Developer
England / North East
Rank 54 57 47
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 26 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.61% 1.95% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 2.05% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 10
Median daily rate £340 £331 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.64% +19.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £363 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 688 831 585
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.42% 95.30% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 560 331
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 31
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured C# Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in the North East

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# Developer in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in the North East

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# Developer in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in the North East

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 15 £350 +5.66% 6
Durham - 11 £325 - 2
C# Developer
England

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (90.91%) .NET
3 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
5 21 (47.73%) MVC
6 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
7 18 (40.91%) SQL
8 16 (36.36%) TDD
9 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
11 13 (29.55%) Entity Framework
12 11 (25.00%) Java
12 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
13 10 (22.73%) HTML
13 10 (22.73%) Scrum
14 9 (20.45%) Spring MVC
14 9 (20.45%) Spring
14 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
14 9 (20.45%) Ruby
14 9 (20.45%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
14 9 (20.45%) Linux
14 9 (20.45%) Scala
14 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
14 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (20.45%) Play Framework
14 9 (20.45%) DevOps
14 9 (20.45%) Microservices
15 7 (15.91%) SDLC

C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (9.09%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) GeoServer
2 3 (6.82%) NServiceBus
2 3 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) GIS
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) MSTest
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (90.91%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
3 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
5 13 (29.55%) Entity Framework
6 10 (22.73%) HTML
7 9 (20.45%) Play Framework
7 9 (20.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (20.45%) Spring
7 9 (20.45%) Spring MVC
8 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 6 (13.64%) CSS
8 6 (13.64%) Web Services
9 5 (11.36%) SignalR
10 4 (9.09%) Java EE
10 4 (9.09%) REST
10 4 (9.09%) WCF
11 3 (6.82%) SOAP
11 3 (6.82%) XML
12 2 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) MVC
3 16 (36.36%) TDD
4 10 (22.73%) Scrum
4 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
5 9 (20.45%) DevOps
5 9 (20.45%) Microservices
6 7 (15.91%) SDLC
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) SOA
9 3 (6.82%) Analytics
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.82%) OO
9 3 (6.82%) Personalization
9 3 (6.82%) Web Development
10 2 (4.55%) API Development
10 2 (4.55%) Service Design
10 2 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (40.91%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) Ruby
5 9 (20.45%) Scala
6 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.55%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) CA Agile Central