The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 3.09% 24.19% 11.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 78.95% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£285 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.NET
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
9 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 9.28% 30.65% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate £275 £354 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +31.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.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 2 March 2015. 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 -7 2 £318 +5.83% 2
Newton Aycliffe - - - - 1
Stockton-on-Tees - - - - 1
Billingham - - - - 2
.NET
North East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 6 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) VBA
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (16.67%) Back Office
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) Apache
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Writer
4 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VBA
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco