Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 28 23
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 68 187 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.49% 8.22% 7.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.62% 20.69% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 158 85
North East median daily rate £363 £353 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.84% -0.70% +8.40%
10th Percentile £293 £282 £253
90th Percentile £425 £563 £473
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £15.07 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.71% +7.61% -
10th Percentile £44.50 £9.99 £11.51
90th Percentile £45.50 £19.94 £20.09
England median hourly rate £44.56 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.68% +2.50% +6.67%

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 386 904 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.18% 39.75% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 654 464
North East median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £267
90th Percentile £541 £525 £549
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 20
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +92.31% -29.09%
10th Percentile £30.25 £18.33 £12.98
90th Percentile £47.30 £55.25 £28.08
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 February 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 February 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 -22 41 £375 +7.14% 54
Durham +1 17 £404 +18.75% 10
C#
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 57 (83.82%) .NET
2 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
3 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 24 (35.29%) AngularJS
5 23 (33.82%) Windows
6 22 (32.35%) HTML
6 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
7 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (29.41%) CSS
9 18 (26.47%) Scrum
10 17 (25.00%) Migration
10 17 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 16 (23.53%) Linux
11 16 (23.53%) Degree
11 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
12 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
12 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
13 14 (20.59%) Subversion
13 14 (20.59%) SharePoint
13 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
13 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
14 12 (17.65%) DevOps
14 12 (17.65%) XML
14 12 (17.65%) SQL
14 12 (17.65%) MVC
14 12 (17.65%) TDD
14 12 (17.65%) JSON

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 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.71%) Confluence
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 7 (10.29%) OpenStack
5 6 (8.82%) NServiceBus
6 5 (7.35%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.94%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.47%) CMS
8 1 (1.47%) IIS
8 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) InfoPath
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.76%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Skype
2 3 (4.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Big Data
2 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.47%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
3 14 (20.59%) Subversion
4 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (14.71%) JIRA
7 8 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (5.88%) JUnit
9 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.94%) RSpec
9 2 (2.94%) Selenium
9 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.47%) git-flow
General
1 2 (2.94%) Games
1 2 (2.94%) Publishing
2 1 (1.47%) Advertising
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (11.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Messaging Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) Collaboration Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (7.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Windows DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (83.82%) .NET
2 24 (35.29%) AngularJS
3 22 (32.35%) HTML
4 20 (29.41%) CSS
5 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (17.65%) JSON
6 12 (17.65%) XML
7 10 (14.71%) Angular 2
7 10 (14.71%) HTML5
8 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 8 (11.76%) jQuery
8 8 (11.76%) OOXML
9 7 (10.29%) Node.js
10 6 (8.82%) React
11 5 (7.35%) Ajax
11 5 (7.35%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.88%) CSS3
13 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (4.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) Linux
3 9 (13.24%) Unix
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) Scrum
3 17 (25.00%) Migration
4 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
5 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
6 12 (17.65%) DevOps
6 12 (17.65%) MVC
6 12 (17.65%) TDD
7 11 (16.18%) Web Development
8 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
8 10 (14.71%) SOA
9 9 (13.24%) OO
10 8 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (11.76%) Load Balancing
11 5 (7.35%) CRM
11 5 (7.35%) Kanban
11 5 (7.35%) Microservices
11 5 (7.35%) OOP
12 4 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 12 (17.65%) SQL
4 11 (16.18%) Java
5 10 (14.71%) Shell Script
6 9 (13.24%) Scala
7 6 (8.82%) Python
7 6 (8.82%) Ruby
8 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.88%) TypeScript
10 3 (4.41%) VB
11 2 (2.94%) C++
11 2 (2.94%) Groovy
11 2 (2.94%) PHP
11 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.47%) Perl
12 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) MCSE
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 8 (11.76%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) IronPort
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) BEA
5 1 (1.47%) Capita
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter