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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 23 23
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Contract jobs citing C# 97 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.34% 6.77% 6.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.29% 18.61% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 41 31
Median daily rate £350 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +14.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £441 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.07 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.57 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.39% +8.57%  

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 310 317 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.64% 36.35% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 205 167
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in the North East

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the North East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 March 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 +5 72 £350 +5.66% 22
Durham +8 18 £325 +8.33% 9
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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#.

1 120 (71.43%) .NET
2 102 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (50.00%) MVC
4 69 (41.07%) TDD
5 65 (38.69%) ASP.NET
6 63 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 58 (34.52%) JavaScript
8 54 (32.14%) Scrum
9 53 (31.55%) Java
10 49 (29.17%) Scala
11 48 (28.57%) Ruby
12 47 (27.98%) Automated Testing
12 47 (27.98%) Sitecore
13 42 (25.00%) HTML
14 39 (23.21%) DevOps
14 39 (23.21%) SQL Server
15 36 (21.43%) SQL
16 34 (20.24%) CSS
17 32 (19.05%) Python
17 32 (19.05%) Git (software)
17 32 (19.05%) Cucumber
18 31 (18.45%) Jenkins
18 31 (18.45%) Play Framework
18 31 (18.45%) Ruby on Rails
18 31 (18.45%) JUnit
18 31 (18.45%) Spring
19 29 (17.26%) BDD
19 29 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
20 28 (16.67%) Finance
20 28 (16.67%) 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 16 (9.52%) CMS
2 15 (8.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (8.33%) Confluence
4 9 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.38%) Apache
5 4 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.38%) IIS
6 3 (1.79%) GeoServer
6 3 (1.79%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.19%) JBoss
7 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.93%) HTTP
2 2 (1.19%) AMQP
3 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.98%) GIS
4 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.60%) Big Data
7 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.60%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.60%) MS Access
7 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (19.05%) Cucumber
1 32 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 31 (18.45%) Jenkins
2 31 (18.45%) JUnit
3 18 (10.71%) Selenium
3 18 (10.71%) WebDriver
4 17 (10.12%) RSpec
5 15 (8.93%) Subversion
6 14 (8.33%) JIRA
7 11 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (6.55%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.19%) MSI
8 2 (1.19%) NMock
8 2 (1.19%) WiX
9 1 (0.60%) MSTest
9 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (5.95%) Advertising
3 3 (1.79%) Electronics
3 3 (1.79%) Games
3 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.19%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 133 (79.17%) Developer
2 61 (36.31%) .NET Developer
3 43 (25.60%) C# Developer
4 42 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
5 27 (16.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (11.31%) Scala Developer
7 16 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 16 (9.52%) Tester
8 15 (8.93%) Automation Tester
9 13 (7.74%) Agile Tester
9 13 (7.74%) Java Scala Developer
9 13 (7.74%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 13 (7.74%) Selenium Tester
9 13 (7.74%) Software Developer
10 11 (6.55%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Agile Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (4.17%) CMS Developer
12 7 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
13 6 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (71.43%) .NET
2 65 (38.69%) ASP.NET
3 42 (25.00%) HTML
4 34 (20.24%) CSS
5 31 (18.45%) Play Framework
5 31 (18.45%) Ruby on Rails
5 31 (18.45%) Spring
6 29 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (15.48%) .NET Framework
7 26 (15.48%) Spring MVC
8 25 (14.88%) REST
9 20 (11.90%) Ajax
10 17 (10.12%) Entity Framework
10 17 (10.12%) HTML5
10 17 (10.12%) JSON
11 16 (9.52%) CSS3
12 15 (8.93%) Django
12 15 (8.93%) Guice
13 13 (7.74%) Gherkin
13 13 (7.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 10 (5.95%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (2.98%) User Experience
4 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.60%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.67%) Linux
2 16 (9.52%) Windows
3 4 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.79%) Android
4 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.79%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.60%) Unix
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (50.00%) MVC
3 69 (41.07%) TDD
4 54 (32.14%) Scrum
5 47 (27.98%) Automated Testing
6 39 (23.21%) DevOps
7 29 (17.26%) BDD
8 23 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (11.31%) Open Source
9 19 (11.31%) Unit Testing
10 18 (10.71%) Test Scripting
11 17 (10.12%) Automation Testing
11 17 (10.12%) Defect Tracking
11 17 (10.12%) Test Automation
11 17 (10.12%) Web Testing
12 15 (8.93%) Microservices
12 15 (8.93%) OWASP
12 15 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (8.93%) Web Design
13 14 (8.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.52%) JavaScript
2 53 (31.55%) Java
3 49 (29.17%) Scala
4 48 (28.57%) Ruby
5 36 (21.43%) SQL
6 32 (19.05%) Python
7 11 (6.55%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.57%) VB
10 4 (2.38%) C
10 4 (2.38%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.19%) C++
12 1 (0.60%) COBOL
12 1 (0.60%) VB6
12 1 (0.60%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) Degree
3 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) WCAG
2 2 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.19%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 47 (27.98%) Sitecore
3 15 (8.93%) Google
4 4 (2.38%) Oracle
5 3 (1.79%) VMware
6 2 (1.19%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.19%) SAP
6 2 (1.19%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.60%) Apple
7 1 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) IBM
7 1 (0.60%) Infor
7 1 (0.60%) Sage
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