The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Durham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 13.33% 20.00% 10.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.55% 66.67% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £329 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 24.44% 30.00% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Average daily rate £325 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +136.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET
North East

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Durham region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Durham

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Durham region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Durham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington -4 10 £338 +40.62% 1
Stockton-on-Tees 0 1 £355 -
Billingham - - - - 1
.NET
North East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET
2 15 (78.95%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) InfoPath
5 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (47.37%) Extranet
7 8 (42.11%) B2B
7 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
8 7 (36.84%) XML
8 7 (36.84%) jQuery
8 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (31.58%) CSS
9 6 (31.58%) Web Services
10 5 (26.32%) Finance
11 4 (21.05%) HTML
11 4 (21.05%) HTTP
11 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (21.05%) REST
12 3 (15.79%) CSS3
12 3 (15.79%) HTML5
12 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
12 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 3 (15.79%) MVC

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
2 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Kentico
3 1 (5.26%) Sitefinity
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) InfoPath
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Extranet
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Writer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Author
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Author
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET
2 7 (36.84%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (21.05%) REST
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.53%) NHibernate
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) B2B
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Database Security
3 2 (10.53%) Content Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) UML
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) OOD
4 1 (5.26%) Information Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Progress