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 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#
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 21 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing C# 72 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.31% 7.74% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.92% 19.71% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 26
Median daily rate £350 £331 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +7.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £441 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 249 274 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 42.56% 39.26% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 179 143
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 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 69 £350 +7.69% 18
Gateshead - 2 £388 - 3
Tyneside - 2 £508 -
C#
North East

C#
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for C#.

1 94 (68.61%) .NET
2 92 (67.15%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (56.93%) MVC
4 66 (48.18%) TDD
5 62 (45.26%) ASP.NET
6 50 (36.50%) Java
7 49 (35.77%) Scala
8 48 (35.04%) Scrum
8 48 (35.04%) Ruby
9 47 (34.31%) JavaScript
10 46 (33.58%) Microsoft
10 46 (33.58%) Automated Testing
11 41 (29.93%) Sitecore
12 37 (27.01%) DevOps
12 37 (27.01%) HTML
13 32 (23.36%) Python
13 32 (23.36%) Git (software)
13 32 (23.36%) Cucumber
14 31 (22.63%) Play Framework
14 31 (22.63%) Jenkins
14 31 (22.63%) Spring
14 31 (22.63%) Ruby on Rails
14 31 (22.63%) CSS
14 31 (22.63%) SQL Server
14 31 (22.63%) JUnit
15 28 (20.44%) SQL
15 28 (20.44%) BDD
15 28 (20.44%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (19.71%) Finance
17 26 (18.98%) Spring MVC

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 14 (10.22%) Confluence
2 11 (8.03%) CMS
2 11 (8.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.92%) Apache
4 4 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.92%) IIS
5 3 (2.19%) GeoServer
5 3 (2.19%) NServiceBus
5 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.73%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) GitHub
2 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.19%) GIS
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.73%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.73%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.73%) MS Access
6 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (23.36%) Cucumber
1 32 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 31 (22.63%) Jenkins
2 31 (22.63%) JUnit
3 18 (13.14%) Selenium
3 18 (13.14%) WebDriver
4 17 (12.41%) RSpec
5 15 (10.95%) Subversion
6 14 (10.22%) JIRA
7 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio
8 7 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.46%) MSI
9 2 (1.46%) NMock
9 2 (1.46%) WiX
10 1 (0.73%) MSTest
10 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (19.71%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Advertising
3 3 (2.19%) Games
4 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.73%) Automotive
5 1 (0.73%) Back Office
5 1 (0.73%) Electronics
5 1 (0.73%) Legal
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (78.83%) Developer
2 44 (32.12%) .NET Developer
3 40 (29.20%) Sitecore Developer
4 32 (23.36%) C# Developer
5 19 (13.87%) Scala Developer
6 17 (12.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (11.68%) Java Developer
8 15 (10.95%) Automation Tester
8 15 (10.95%) Tester
9 13 (9.49%) Agile Tester
9 13 (9.49%) Java Scala Developer
9 13 (9.49%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 13 (9.49%) Selenium Tester
10 10 (7.30%) Software Developer
11 8 (5.84%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (5.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (5.11%) Agile Developer
12 7 (5.11%) Ruby Developer
13 5 (3.65%) Agile Java Developer
13 5 (3.65%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (68.61%) .NET
2 62 (45.26%) ASP.NET
3 37 (27.01%) HTML
4 31 (22.63%) CSS
4 31 (22.63%) Play Framework
4 31 (22.63%) Ruby on Rails
4 31 (22.63%) Spring
5 28 (20.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (18.98%) Spring MVC
7 20 (14.60%) Ajax
8 18 (13.14%) REST
9 17 (12.41%) HTML5
9 17 (12.41%) JSON
10 16 (11.68%) .NET Framework
10 16 (11.68%) CSS3
11 15 (10.95%) Django
11 15 (10.95%) Guice
12 13 (9.49%) Gherkin
12 13 (9.49%) RESTful
12 13 (9.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Smartphone
2 10 (7.30%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.65%) User Experience
4 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.98%) Linux
2 13 (9.49%) Windows
3 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.19%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.73%) Android
6 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) Unix
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (67.15%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (56.93%) MVC
3 66 (48.18%) TDD
4 48 (35.04%) Scrum
5 46 (33.58%) Automated Testing
6 37 (27.01%) DevOps
7 28 (20.44%) BDD
8 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (13.87%) Open Source
9 18 (13.14%) Test Scripting
9 18 (13.14%) Unit Testing
10 17 (12.41%) Automation Testing
10 17 (12.41%) Defect Tracking
10 17 (12.41%) Test Automation
10 17 (12.41%) Web Testing
11 15 (10.95%) Microservices
11 15 (10.95%) OWASP
11 15 (10.95%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (10.95%) Web Design
12 12 (8.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 50 (36.50%) Java
2 49 (35.77%) Scala
3 48 (35.04%) Ruby
4 47 (34.31%) JavaScript
5 32 (23.36%) Python
6 28 (20.44%) SQL
7 11 (8.03%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.38%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.65%) VB
10 3 (2.19%) C
11 2 (1.46%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) Degree
3 1 (0.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) WCAG
2 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.19%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 46 (33.58%) Microsoft
2 41 (29.93%) Sitecore
3 15 (10.95%) Google
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle
5 3 (2.19%) VMware
6 1 (0.73%) Apple
6 1 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.73%) HP
6 1 (0.73%) Sage
6 1 (0.73%) SAP
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