The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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#
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 80 28
Rank change year-on-year +63 -52  
Contract jobs citing C# 42 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.39% 3.21% 5.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.00% 9.49% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 34
Median daily rate £340 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £27.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £37.50 £39.28
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.51%  

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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 175 548 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 30.81% 33.81% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 337 194
Median daily rate £350 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 34 4
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.83% -10.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.20 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

C#
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# in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in the North East

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in the North East

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in the North East

C#
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# within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +49 24 £320 -3.03% 12
Durham +13 16 £340 - 2
C#
England

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 North East region with a requirement for C#.

1 97 (70.29%) .NET
2 92 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (39.86%) JavaScript
3 55 (39.86%) MVC
4 54 (39.13%) Test Automation
5 51 (36.96%) TDD
6 47 (34.06%) Microsoft
7 46 (33.33%) Java
7 46 (33.33%) Ruby
8 45 (32.61%) ASP.NET
8 45 (32.61%) Scala
9 43 (31.16%) Scrum
10 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
10 33 (23.91%) Python
11 32 (23.19%) Jenkins
12 31 (22.46%) JUnit
12 31 (22.46%) HTML
13 28 (20.29%) CSS
13 28 (20.29%) Spring
13 28 (20.29%) Ruby on Rails
13 28 (20.29%) Play Framework
13 28 (20.29%) Sitecore
13 28 (20.29%) Cucumber
13 28 (20.29%) REST
14 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
14 27 (19.57%) .NET Framework
14 27 (19.57%) SQL
15 25 (18.12%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (17.39%) Linux

C#
Co-occurring 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 14 (10.14%) Confluence
2 10 (7.25%) CMS
3 8 (5.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.62%) IIS
5 4 (2.90%) Apache
5 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.17%) GeoServer
6 3 (2.17%) JBoss
6 3 (2.17%) NServiceBus
6 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.45%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.14%) HTTP
2 3 (2.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.35%) GIS
4 5 (3.62%) Big Data
4 5 (3.62%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.72%) MS Access
7 1 (0.72%) MySQL
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (23.19%) Jenkins
2 31 (22.46%) JUnit
3 28 (20.29%) Cucumber
4 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
5 21 (15.22%) Selenium
6 20 (14.49%) WebDriver
7 17 (12.32%) RSpec
8 15 (10.87%) JIRA
9 14 (10.14%) Subversion
10 8 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (5.80%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (8.70%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Advertising
3 4 (2.90%) Games
4 3 (2.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Electronics
5 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (78.26%) Developer
2 58 (42.03%) .NET Developer
3 36 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 24 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (14.49%) Sitecore Developer
6 17 (12.32%) Tester
7 16 (11.59%) Automation Tester
7 16 (11.59%) Scala Developer
8 15 (10.87%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 15 (10.87%) Selenium Tester
9 13 (9.42%) Agile Developer
10 12 (8.70%) Agile Tester
11 11 (7.97%) Java Developer
11 11 (7.97%) Software Developer
12 10 (7.25%) Java Scala Developer
13 9 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (5.80%) .NET Software Developer
14 8 (5.80%) Agile .NET Developer
14 8 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (70.29%) .NET
2 45 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 31 (22.46%) HTML
4 28 (20.29%) CSS
4 28 (20.29%) Play Framework
4 28 (20.29%) REST
4 28 (20.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 28 (20.29%) Spring
5 27 (19.57%) .NET Framework
6 25 (18.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (16.67%) Spring MVC
8 19 (13.77%) Ajax
9 17 (12.32%) JSON
10 16 (11.59%) AngularJS
10 16 (11.59%) Django
10 16 (11.59%) Entity Framework
10 16 (11.59%) Guice
10 16 (11.59%) HTML5
11 15 (10.87%) CSS3
12 12 (8.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Smartphone
2 10 (7.25%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.39%) Linux
2 13 (9.42%) Windows
3 4 (2.90%) Android
3 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.86%) MVC
3 54 (39.13%) Test Automation
4 51 (36.96%) TDD
5 43 (31.16%) Scrum
6 24 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (14.49%) DevOps
8 19 (13.77%) Test Scripting
9 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 17 (12.32%) Defect Tracking
10 17 (12.32%) Open Source
10 17 (12.32%) Web Testing
11 16 (11.59%) BDD
12 15 (10.87%) Unit Testing
13 14 (10.14%) Configuration Management
13 14 (10.14%) OWASP
13 14 (10.14%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (10.14%) Web Design
14 12 (8.70%) Microservices
14 12 (8.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.86%) JavaScript
2 46 (33.33%) Java
2 46 (33.33%) Ruby
3 45 (32.61%) Scala
4 33 (23.91%) Python
5 27 (19.57%) SQL
6 7 (5.07%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.90%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.45%) VB
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) WCAG
2 3 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) Puppet
2 2 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (34.06%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.29%) Sitecore
3 16 (11.59%) Google
4 3 (2.17%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle
4 3 (2.17%) SAP
4 3 (2.17%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.45%) Apple
6 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
Durham, County Durham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago