Period
to 20 May 2018

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 6 months to 20 May 2018 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
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 17 34
Rank change year-on-year -25 +17 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 69 148 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.47% 9.90% 5.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.24% 26.06% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 120 91
North East median daily rate £325 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £155 £286 £270
90th Percentile £413 £538 £438
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £15.07 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.71% +7.61% -49.71%
10th Percentile £42.50 £9.99 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £19.94 £14.50
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £38.63
% change year-on-year +3.61% +7.44% +0.82%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 425 568 792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.70% 37.99% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 382 490
North East median daily rate £360 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £260
90th Percentile £525 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 20
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +42.86% +51.60%
10th Percentile £30.65 £15.44 £14.06
90th Percentile £47.60 £55.18 £36.54
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.10% +10.71%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 6 months to 20 May 2018.

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 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -26 53 £300 -14.29% 42
Durham -9 15 £353 +7.63% 22
C#
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for C#.

1 64 (92.75%) .NET
2 45 (65.22%) ASP.NET
3 39 (56.52%) SQL Server
4 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (53.62%) MVC
6 33 (47.83%) Windows
7 32 (46.38%) Scrum
8 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
9 29 (42.03%) SQL
10 28 (40.58%) HTML
10 28 (40.58%) CSS
11 27 (39.13%) JavaScript
12 23 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (30.43%) Degree
14 20 (28.99%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (27.54%) TDD
16 17 (24.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (24.64%) T-SQL
16 17 (24.64%) Linux
16 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
18 15 (21.74%) jQuery
18 15 (21.74%) BDD
19 14 (20.29%) SpecFlow
19 14 (20.29%) Web Development
20 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
21 10 (14.49%) HTML5
21 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
21 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared

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 7 (10.14%) NServiceBus
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) GitHub
3 1 (1.45%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (24.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) SpecFlow
2 8 (11.59%) Subversion
3 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) Maven
6 1 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 9 (13.04%) Banking
2 8 (11.59%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (86.96%) Developer
2 34 (49.28%) C# Developer
3 28 (40.58%) .NET Developer
4 17 (24.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (14.49%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Angular Developer
8 5 (7.25%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Junior
8 5 (7.25%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Azure Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Junior C# Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.35%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (92.75%) .NET
2 45 (65.22%) ASP.NET
3 28 (40.58%) CSS
3 28 (40.58%) HTML
4 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
6 15 (21.74%) jQuery
7 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
8 10 (14.49%) HTML5
9 8 (11.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (10.14%) JSON
11 6 (8.70%) Angular 2
12 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (7.25%) REST
13 4 (5.80%) Ajax
13 4 (5.80%) Entity Framework
13 4 (5.80%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (5.80%) Node.js
14 3 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.90%) SCADA
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 17 (24.64%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (53.62%) MVC
3 32 (46.38%) Scrum
4 20 (28.99%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (27.54%) TDD
6 15 (21.74%) BDD
7 14 (20.29%) Web Development
8 9 (13.04%) OO
8 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.59%) Microservices
9 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.25%) OOP
10 5 (7.25%) Project Management
10 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.80%) Change Control
11 4 (5.80%) Progressive Enhancement
11 4 (5.80%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (5.80%) Usability Testing
11 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) SQL
2 27 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.64%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.14%) TypeScript
4 7 (10.14%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.80%) C++
5 4 (5.80%) Python
5 4 (5.80%) Ruby
6 3 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) C
7 2 (2.90%) Groovy
7 2 (2.90%) Java
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.90%) VB
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) Degree
2 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.45%) CITP
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.45%) MCSD
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Twitter
4 1 (1.45%) Capita
4 1 (1.45%) Cubic Transportation
4 1 (1.45%) Infor
4 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.45%) Perforce
4 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.45%) SAP