The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 18 April 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 North East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 61 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.46% 0.66% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 3.45% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate £318 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £312 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £328 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 58 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.84% 19.14% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 31 63
Average daily rate £250 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in the North East

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Durham 0 2 £260 -18.75% 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £375 - 11
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Extranet
6 1 (16.67%) DTS
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
6 1 (16.67%) Progress
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Progress
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Typemock