Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 34 42
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 +16
Contract jobs citing C# 83 84 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.65% 6.92% 5.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.13% 18.14% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 56 48
North East median daily rate £406 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +7.14% +1.74%
10th Percentile £281 £295 £273
90th Percentile £481 £600 £408
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
North East median hourly rate £52.50 - £27.50
10th Percentile £42.75 - £13.45
90th Percentile £56.25 - £41.95
England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year +9.41% -1.73% +9.22%

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 344 463 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 35.87% 38.17% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 330 247
North East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £273
90th Percentile £538 £550 £534
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
North East median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.57% -22.22% +37.80%
10th Percentile £41.25 £20.30 £23.70
90th Percentile £57.20 £42.20 £49.35
England median hourly rate £44.25 £42.27 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.70% +5.66% +6.67%

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019. 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 +18 49 £400 +6.67% 49
Durham +4 26 £406 +6.91% 18
Teesside - 5 £550 -
Northumberland - 1 - -
C#
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 52 (62.65%) Test Automation
2 47 (56.63%) .NET
3 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (38.55%) Selenium
5 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
6 26 (31.33%) DevOps
7 23 (27.71%) Java
8 21 (25.30%) SQL
8 21 (25.30%) Azure
9 20 (24.10%) Web Services
9 20 (24.10%) Scrum
10 19 (22.89%) TDD
10 19 (22.89%) Microservices
11 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
12 17 (20.48%) HTML
12 17 (20.48%) Docker
12 17 (20.48%) .NET Core
13 16 (19.28%) GitHub
13 16 (19.28%) Software Engineering
14 15 (18.07%) QA
14 15 (18.07%) CSS
14 15 (18.07%) MVC
15 14 (16.87%) Test Management
15 14 (16.87%) Maven
15 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
16 13 (15.66%) AngularJS
17 12 (14.46%) SOAP
17 12 (14.46%) Python
17 12 (14.46%) jQuery
17 12 (14.46%) AWS

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 5 (6.02%) nginx
2 4 (4.82%) Confluence
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.30%) Azure
2 16 (19.28%) GitHub
3 12 (14.46%) AWS
4 10 (12.05%) Serverless
5 5 (6.02%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.61%) GCP
7 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.41%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.20%) IaaS
8 1 (1.20%) PaaS
8 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) Redis
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (38.55%) Selenium
2 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
2 14 (16.87%) Maven
3 10 (12.05%) Cucumber
3 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.05%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (10.84%) SoapUI
5 8 (9.64%) JMeter
5 8 (9.64%) SpecFlow
5 8 (9.64%) WebDriver
6 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (7.23%) Appium
8 4 (4.82%) Hudson
8 4 (4.82%) JIRA
8 4 (4.82%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 3 (3.61%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.41%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.41%) MSTest
10 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.84%) Banking
2 8 (9.64%) Retail Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 13 (15.66%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Test Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) C# Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Test Automation Manager
5 7 (8.43%) Test Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Automation Test Lead
7 5 (6.02%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) DevOps Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) QA Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (56.63%) .NET
2 20 (24.10%) Web Services
3 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
4 17 (20.48%) .NET Core
4 17 (20.48%) HTML
5 15 (18.07%) CSS
6 13 (15.66%) AngularJS
7 12 (14.46%) jQuery
7 12 (14.46%) SOAP
8 9 (10.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (9.64%) React
10 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
10 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.23%) REST
11 5 (6.02%) RESTful
12 4 (4.82%) HTML5
12 4 (4.82%) OAuth
13 3 (3.61%) CSS3
13 3 (3.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Android
2 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (62.65%) Test Automation
2 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (31.33%) DevOps
4 20 (24.10%) Scrum
5 19 (22.89%) Microservices
5 19 (22.89%) TDD
6 16 (19.28%) Software Engineering
7 15 (18.07%) MVC
8 14 (16.87%) Test Management
9 11 (13.25%) Software Testing
9 11 (13.25%) Test Strategy
10 10 (12.05%) BDD
10 10 (12.05%) Build Automation
10 10 (12.05%) Integration Testing
10 10 (12.05%) Kanban
11 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.64%) OO
12 8 (9.64%) Test Scripting
13 7 (8.43%) Open Source
13 7 (8.43%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
2 23 (27.71%) Java
3 21 (25.30%) SQL
4 12 (14.46%) Python
5 11 (13.25%) TypeScript
6 9 (10.84%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.84%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.02%) C
8 4 (4.82%) C++
8 4 (4.82%) Scala
9 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.61%) Go
10 2 (2.41%) Ruby
11 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) ISEB
1 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) MISRA
2 1 (1.20%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Kubernetes
2 6 (7.23%) Ansible
2 6 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.23%) Puppet
3 5 (6.02%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Google
3 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.20%) Nintex