Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 29 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 +33 -36
Contract jobs citing C# 102 74 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.39% 5.97% 4.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.03% 18.55% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 105
North East median daily rate £350 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +4.10%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £272
90th Percentile £591 £528 £483
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North East median hourly rate - £10.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.22% +30.78%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.10
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -2.25%

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 485 399 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 39.88% 32.18% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 249 715
North East median daily rate £377 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.03% +6.62% -9.03%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £256
90th Percentile £541 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 45
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +38.46% +28.79%
10th Percentile £27.75 £22.65 £18.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £51.13 £36.74
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +6.67% +2.74%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +8 67 £325 -9.72% 61
Durham +1 32 £375 +10.70% 14
C#
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 79 (77.45%) .NET
2 53 (51.96%) ASP.NET
3 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (46.08%) SQL Server
4 47 (46.08%) Microsoft
5 46 (45.10%) MVC
6 43 (42.16%) SQL
7 41 (40.20%) JavaScript
8 39 (38.24%) Scrum
8 39 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 38 (37.25%) Windows
10 37 (36.27%) HTML
10 37 (36.27%) TDD
11 34 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (31.37%) T-SQL
12 32 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (30.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (30.39%) CSS
14 24 (23.53%) Linux
15 23 (22.55%) .NET Framework
16 22 (21.57%) Degree
17 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (20.59%) BDD
18 19 (18.63%) SpecFlow
18 19 (18.63%) Microservices
19 18 (17.65%) AngularJS
20 17 (16.67%) Test Automation
21 16 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
22 15 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 14 (13.73%) HTML5

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 9 (8.82%) NServiceBus
2 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.98%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.90%) iPaaS
5 3 (2.94%) Azure Functions
5 3 (2.94%) Office 365
5 3 (2.94%) Serverless
6 2 (1.96%) GitHub
7 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.98%) Boomi
7 1 (0.98%) IaaS
7 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.98%) PaaS
7 1 (0.98%) SaaS
7 1 (0.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (46.08%) SQL Server
2 34 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.98%) Easytrieve
8 1 (0.98%) MySQL
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) SpecFlow
2 11 (10.78%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.82%) MSTest
4 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.90%) NCrunch
6 5 (4.90%) NUnit
7 4 (3.92%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.92%) Subversion
7 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (2.94%) JIRA
8 3 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.98%) Appium
9 1 (0.98%) Maven
9 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Advertising
4 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 81 (79.41%) Developer
2 44 (43.14%) C# Developer
3 38 (37.25%) .NET Developer
4 23 (22.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (10.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Azure Developer
7 8 (7.84%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.92%) .NET Applications Developer
10 4 (3.92%) .NET Web Applications Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Angular Developer
10 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
10 4 (3.92%) C# Application Developer
10 4 (3.92%) C# Web Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (77.45%) .NET
2 53 (51.96%) ASP.NET
3 37 (36.27%) HTML
4 31 (30.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (30.39%) CSS
5 23 (22.55%) .NET Framework
6 18 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 15 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (13.73%) HTML5
9 12 (11.76%) XML
10 11 (10.78%) Angular 2
10 11 (10.78%) jQuery
11 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (8.82%) CSS3
13 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET Core
13 8 (7.84%) XML Schema
14 7 (6.86%) JSON
14 7 (6.86%) OAuth
14 7 (6.86%) Web Services
15 5 (4.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.86%) N-Tier
4 6 (5.88%) User Experience
5 4 (3.92%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.98%) DataPower
8 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.98%) iPad
8 1 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.25%) Windows
2 24 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (3.92%) CentOS
3 4 (3.92%) Debian
3 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.98%) Android
5 1 (0.98%) Unix
5 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (45.10%) MVC
3 39 (38.24%) Scrum
4 37 (36.27%) TDD
5 21 (20.59%) BDD
5 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (18.63%) Microservices
7 17 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 16 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (11.76%) DevOps
9 12 (11.76%) Project Management
10 10 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 9 (8.82%) OO
11 9 (8.82%) SDLC
12 8 (7.84%) API Development
12 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
13 7 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (6.86%) Issue Tracking
13 7 (6.86%) OOD
14 6 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (42.16%) SQL
2 41 (40.20%) JavaScript
3 32 (31.37%) T-SQL
4 13 (12.75%) TypeScript
5 11 (10.78%) Python
6 9 (8.82%) C++
7 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.86%) Java
9 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.94%) VB
11 2 (1.96%) C
11 2 (1.96%) PHP
11 2 (1.96%) Ruby
11 2 (1.96%) VB6
12 1 (0.98%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.98%) COBOL
12 1 (0.98%) Perl
12 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.98%) REXX
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Degree
2 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.98%) CITP
5 1 (0.98%) MCSD
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.98%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) GCP
2 3 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) Ansible
2 8 (7.84%) Kubernetes
3 7 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.86%) Puppet
4 5 (4.90%) Terraform
5 2 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 47 (46.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) Google
3 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle
4 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.96%) Citrix
5 2 (1.96%) Ivanti
5 2 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.98%) CA
6 1 (0.98%) Dell
6 1 (0.98%) IBM
6 1 (0.98%) Infor
6 1 (0.98%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.98%) Perforce
6 1 (0.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.98%) Twitter
6 1 (0.98%) Xamarin