Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 18 November 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#
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 42 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 -17
Contract jobs citing C# 46 148 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.03% 6.17% 5.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.47% 15.58% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 116 61
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £258
90th Percentile £400 £536 £513
North East median daily rate £368 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.55% -8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £10.00 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.22% - -
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +34.15% +2.50% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 318 950 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.75% 39.62% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 676 372
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £263
90th Percentile £550 £511 £562
North East median daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.86% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 35 13
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £32.66 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.15% +20.94% -1.82%
10th Percentile £19.90 £28.00 £13.23
90th Percentile £48.05 £40.60 £42.15
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.46% +62.50% +31.15%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Tyne and Wear

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Tyne and Wear

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Tyne and Wear

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Tyne and Wear

C#
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 43 £380 +8.57% 14
Sunderland +4 3 - - 2
C#
North East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for C#.

1 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
1 26 (56.52%) .NET
2 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 20 (43.48%) HTML
3 20 (43.48%) Java
4 18 (39.13%) XML
5 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.78%) SQL
7 15 (32.61%) CSS
8 12 (26.09%) JSON
8 12 (26.09%) Scala
9 11 (23.91%) Scrum
9 11 (23.91%) Spring
9 11 (23.91%) Google
9 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
9 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
10 10 (21.74%) OO
10 10 (21.74%) IIS
10 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
11 9 (19.57%) HL7
11 9 (19.57%) GWT
11 9 (19.57%) InterSystems Cache
11 9 (19.57%) JSP
11 9 (19.57%) SOAP
11 9 (19.57%) Windows
11 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
11 9 (19.57%) InterSystems
11 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
11 9 (19.57%) Apache Camel
11 9 (19.57%) Apache ServiceMix

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.74%) IIS
3 9 (19.57%) Apache ServiceMix
3 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
4 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
4 7 (15.22%) OpenStack
4 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (15.22%) Skype for Business
5 5 (10.87%) Apache Spark
6 4 (8.70%) Confluence
7 1 (2.17%) Apache
7 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.17%) CMS
7 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Skype
2 3 (6.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) InterSystems Cache
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) Big Data
3 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.22%) JUnit
4 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.87%) RSpec
4 5 (10.87%) Selenium
4 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.70%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.17%) git-flow
7 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.87%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
2 5 (10.87%) Messaging Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Collaboration Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Automation Tester
4 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (6.52%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Tester
5 2 (4.35%) Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) .NET
2 20 (43.48%) HTML
3 18 (39.13%) XML
4 15 (32.61%) CSS
5 12 (26.09%) JSON
6 11 (23.91%) Spring
7 9 (19.57%) Apache Camel
7 9 (19.57%) GWT
7 9 (19.57%) JSP
7 9 (19.57%) SOAP
8 8 (17.39%) HTML5
8 8 (17.39%) Spring Security
9 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
9 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
10 5 (10.87%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (10.87%) Node.js
10 5 (10.87%) React
11 4 (8.70%) Ajax
12 3 (6.52%) MSMQ
13 2 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Scrum
3 10 (21.74%) OO
4 8 (17.39%) Migration
4 8 (17.39%) TDD
4 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
6 6 (13.04%) MVC
6 6 (13.04%) SOA
6 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.87%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (10.87%) DevOps
7 5 (10.87%) Kanban
7 5 (10.87%) Microservices
7 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.87%) User Stories
7 5 (10.87%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 20 (43.48%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 12 (26.09%) Scala
5 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
6 7 (15.22%) Python
6 7 (15.22%) Ruby
7 3 (6.52%) VB
8 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) MCSE
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) HL7
2 5 (10.87%) WCAG
3 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) Brightmail
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Google
3 9 (19.57%) InterSystems
4 7 (15.22%) IronPort
5 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) BEA
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle