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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 78 35
Rank change year-on-year +59 -43  
Contract jobs citing C# 27 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.85% 3.42% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.69% 9.64% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 16
Median daily rate £325 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £27.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64%  

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 119 498 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.20% 35.47% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 318 151
Median daily rate £350 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 26 4
Median hourly rate £51.42 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.29% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.00 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +69 26 £335 +3.87% 10
Gateshead -2 1 £325 -7.14% 1
C#
North East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 73 (73.74%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (60.61%) .NET
3 51 (51.52%) Test Automation
4 50 (50.51%) TDD
5 47 (47.47%) Ruby
5 47 (47.47%) MVC
6 46 (46.46%) Scala
7 43 (43.43%) Java
8 36 (36.36%) ASP.NET
9 34 (34.34%) Python
9 34 (34.34%) Scrum
10 33 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 33 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 32 (32.32%) JUnit
12 29 (29.29%) Cucumber
13 28 (28.28%) Play Framework
13 28 (28.28%) Spring
13 28 (28.28%) Ruby on Rails
14 27 (27.27%) Git (software)
14 27 (27.27%) CSS
14 27 (27.27%) HTML
15 23 (23.23%) Spring MVC
16 22 (22.22%) Selenium
17 21 (21.21%) Sitecore
17 21 (21.21%) Linux
17 21 (21.21%) WebDriver
18 20 (20.20%) REST
18 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
18 20 (20.20%) Test Scripting
19 19 (19.19%) Continuous Integration

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 (14.14%) Confluence
2 5 (5.05%) IIS
3 4 (4.04%) Apache
3 4 (4.04%) CMS
3 4 (4.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.03%) GeoServer
4 3 (3.03%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.03%) GIS
4 1 (1.01%) MS Access
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 32 (32.32%) JUnit
3 29 (29.29%) Cucumber
4 27 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 22 (22.22%) Selenium
6 21 (21.21%) WebDriver
7 18 (18.18%) RSpec
8 15 (15.15%) JIRA
9 14 (14.14%) Subversion
10 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Advertising
2 4 (4.04%) Games
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Automotive
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (76.77%) Developer
2 35 (35.35%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.19%) C# Developer
3 19 (19.19%) Sitecore Developer
4 17 (17.17%) Automation Tester
4 17 (17.17%) Tester
5 16 (16.16%) Scala Developer
5 16 (16.16%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 16 (16.16%) Selenium Tester
6 13 (13.13%) Agile Developer
6 13 (13.13%) Agile Tester
7 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 10 (10.10%) Java Scala Developer
9 9 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Agile .NET Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (6.06%) Software Developer
12 5 (5.05%) Agile Java Developer
12 5 (5.05%) Linux Developer
12 5 (5.05%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (60.61%) .NET
2 36 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 28 (28.28%) Play Framework
3 28 (28.28%) Ruby on Rails
3 28 (28.28%) Spring
4 27 (27.27%) CSS
4 27 (27.27%) HTML
5 23 (23.23%) Spring MVC
6 20 (20.20%) REST
7 19 (19.19%) Ajax
7 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (17.17%) JSON
9 16 (16.16%) Django
9 16 (16.16%) Guice
9 16 (16.16%) HTML5
10 15 (15.15%) CSS3
11 13 (13.13%) Gherkin
12 12 (12.12%) .NET Framework
12 12 (12.12%) RESTful
13 10 (10.10%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Smartphone
2 10 (10.10%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) Linux
2 7 (7.07%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (73.74%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (51.52%) Test Automation
3 50 (50.51%) TDD
4 47 (47.47%) MVC
5 34 (34.34%) Scrum
6 20 (20.20%) Test Scripting
7 19 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
8 18 (18.18%) Web Testing
9 17 (17.17%) BDD
9 17 (17.17%) DevOps
9 17 (17.17%) Open Source
10 14 (14.14%) OWASP
10 14 (14.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (14.14%) Unit Testing
10 14 (14.14%) Web Design
11 12 (12.12%) Microservices
12 11 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
14 7 (7.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.47%) Ruby
2 46 (46.46%) Scala
3 43 (43.43%) Java
4 34 (34.34%) Python
5 33 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.12%) SQL
7 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.01%) Degree
1 1 (1.01%) HND
1 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) WCAG
2 3 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.01%) Docker
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Sitecore
2 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.16%) Google
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (2.02%) Apple
5 2 (2.02%) SAP
6 1 (1.01%) Xamarin