Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 21 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 60 116 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.02% 8.23% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.26% 20.21% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 84 68
North East median daily rate £400 £450 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +24.74% +3.07%
10th Percentile £264 £316 £282
90th Percentile £486 £537 £425
England median daily rate £450 £454 £450
% change year-on-year -0.88% +0.89% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
North East median hourly rate £52.50 - £45.00
10th Percentile £42.75 - £44.50
90th Percentile £56.25 - £45.50
England median hourly rate £47.83 £43.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.12% -2.59% +9.76%

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 369 574 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.05% 40.71% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 417 294
North East median daily rate £425 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.58% +6.34%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £581 £538 £538
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
North East median hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27.50 £15.87 £30.00
90th Percentile £56.88 £48.75 £45.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +7 33 £425 -5.56% 42
Durham +1 24 £400 - 21
Teesside -3 1 £600 +71.43%
Northumberland - 1 - - 3
C#
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 35 (58.33%) .NET
2 30 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (40.00%) Java
4 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.00%) Azure
6 16 (26.67%) SQL
7 15 (25.00%) Scrum
7 15 (25.00%) Python
7 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 14 (23.33%) DevOps
9 13 (21.67%) Docker
9 13 (21.67%) Microservices
9 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
9 13 (21.67%) .NET Core
9 13 (21.67%) Maven
9 13 (21.67%) AWS
9 13 (21.67%) Linux
10 12 (20.00%) MVC
10 12 (20.00%) Selenium
10 12 (20.00%) Kubernetes
11 11 (18.33%) TypeScript
11 11 (18.33%) Build Automation
11 11 (18.33%) Kanban
11 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
11 11 (18.33%) OO
12 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
12 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 10 (16.67%) Web Services

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 6 (10.00%) nginx
2 2 (3.33%) Confluence
2 2 (3.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Azure
2 13 (21.67%) AWS
3 9 (15.00%) Serverless
4 6 (10.00%) GitHub
4 6 (10.00%) OpenShift
5 3 (5.00%) GCP
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Flow
5 3 (5.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Maven
2 12 (20.00%) Selenium
3 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.33%) Appium
6 2 (3.33%) JIRA
6 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (13.33%) Banking
2 7 (11.67%) Retail Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Finance
4 4 (6.67%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.33%) Automotive
5 2 (3.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Developer
2 8 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (58.33%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) .NET Core
2 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
3 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.67%) Web Services
4 9 (15.00%) HTML
4 9 (15.00%) jQuery
4 9 (15.00%) React
5 7 (11.67%) REST
5 7 (11.67%) SOAP
5 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (10.00%) CSS
7 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.67%) Node.js
7 4 (6.67%) RESTful
8 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.00%) gRPC
8 3 (5.00%) Protocol Buffers
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Derivative
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Robotics
6 1 (1.67%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.67%) NHS
6 1 (1.67%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.00%) Scrum
3 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (23.33%) DevOps
5 13 (21.67%) Microservices
6 12 (20.00%) MVC
7 11 (18.33%) Build Automation
7 11 (18.33%) Kanban
7 11 (18.33%) OO
8 8 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 7 (11.67%) Test Strategy
10 6 (10.00%) Data Management
10 6 (10.00%) OOP
10 6 (10.00%) TDD
10 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.00%) Test Management
12 3 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) Java
2 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 15 (25.00%) Python
5 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
5 11 (18.33%) TypeScript
6 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 8 (13.33%) C++
8 5 (8.33%) C
9 3 (5.00%) Go
9 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.33%) Groovy
10 2 (3.33%) Ruby
11 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.67%) Scala
11 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) MISRA
2 1 (1.67%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 7 (11.67%) Ansible
2 7 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (11.67%) Puppet
3 6 (10.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Infor
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.67%) SAP