Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 14 61
Rank change year-on-year -26 +47 -37
Contract jobs citing C# 87 129 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.52% 9.81% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.63% 26.88% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 103 86
North East median daily rate £325 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £155 £275 £269
90th Percentile £426 £531 £439
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £15.07 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.71% -26.51% -26.36%
10th Percentile £42.50 £9.99 £20.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £19.94 £20.75
England median hourly rate £41.77 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.73% +9.68% -0.96%

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 523 480 895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 39.18% 36.50% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 312 565
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -5.11%
10th Percentile £260 £275 £256
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 39
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +46.09% +55.66%
10th Percentile £30.48 £12.15 £16.60
90th Percentile £44.88 £49.26 £36.58
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.91% +9.67% +7.14%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 70 £310 -11.43% 48
Durham -12 14 £343 +1.48% 17
C#
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 77 (88.51%) .NET
2 56 (64.37%) ASP.NET
3 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (54.02%) MVC
5 45 (51.72%) SQL Server
6 40 (45.98%) SQL
6 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
7 37 (42.53%) Scrum
8 36 (41.38%) Windows
9 33 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (34.48%) CSS
10 30 (34.48%) HTML
10 30 (34.48%) JavaScript
11 29 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 27 (31.03%) TDD
13 26 (29.89%) T-SQL
14 25 (28.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (27.59%) Degree
16 22 (25.29%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (22.99%) BDD
17 20 (22.99%) .NET Framework
18 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (20.69%) SpecFlow
19 18 (20.69%) Linux
20 16 (18.39%) jQuery
21 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
21 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
22 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
23 12 (13.79%) Microservices
23 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration

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 (8.05%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) nginx
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) GitHub
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) Boomi
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.15%) IaaS
3 1 (1.15%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) DHCP
1 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 29 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (28.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) SpecFlow
2 5 (5.75%) Subversion
2 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.30%) JIRA
4 2 (2.30%) NUnit
4 2 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.15%) Maven
5 1 (1.15%) MSTest
5 1 (1.15%) NCrunch
5 1 (1.15%) Selenium
5 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (11.49%) Banking
2 9 (10.34%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (85.06%) Developer
2 43 (49.43%) C# Developer
3 35 (40.23%) .NET Developer
4 20 (22.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Angular Developer
8 5 (5.75%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Junior
8 5 (5.75%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Azure Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.60%) Junior C# Developer
10 3 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) SSIS Developer
10 3 (3.45%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (88.51%) .NET
2 56 (64.37%) ASP.NET
3 33 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (34.48%) CSS
4 30 (34.48%) HTML
5 20 (22.99%) .NET Framework
6 16 (18.39%) jQuery
7 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
8 9 (10.34%) Angular 2
8 9 (10.34%) HTML5
9 7 (8.05%) JSON
9 7 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (6.90%) Entity Framework
11 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (5.75%) Node.js
11 5 (5.75%) REST
12 4 (4.60%) CSS3
12 4 (4.60%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.30%) SCADA
4 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.38%) Windows
2 18 (20.69%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.02%) MVC
3 37 (42.53%) Scrum
4 27 (31.03%) TDD
5 22 (25.29%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (22.99%) BDD
7 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.79%) Microservices
7 12 (13.79%) Web Development
8 9 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 8 (9.20%) OO
9 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.05%) Project Management
11 6 (6.90%) Front End Development
11 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.75%) Change Control
12 5 (5.75%) OOP
13 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
13 4 (4.60%) Progressive Enhancement
13 4 (4.60%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.98%) SQL
2 30 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 26 (29.89%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.20%) TypeScript
5 5 (5.75%) Java
5 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.60%) Python
6 4 (4.60%) VB
7 3 (3.45%) Ruby
8 2 (2.30%) C
8 2 (2.30%) C++
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) VB6
9 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.15%) COBOL
9 1 (1.15%) JCL
9 1 (1.15%) Perl
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) REXX
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Degree
2 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.15%) CITP
5 1 (1.15%) MCSD
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
1 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Ansible
1 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.45%) Puppet
1 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.30%) Citrix
4 2 (2.30%) Ivanti
4 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) CA
5 1 (1.15%) Capita
5 1 (1.15%) Cubic Transportation
5 1 (1.15%) Dell
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Infor
5 1 (1.15%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.15%) Perforce
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Twitter