The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 31 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 46 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.52% 4.30% 8.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.04% 20.27% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 7 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+28.69% -11.53%
.NET
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
255 74 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.58% 21.20% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 38 45
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

.NET
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 across the North East region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the North East

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

.NET
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 across the North East region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

.NET
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 within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Tyne and Wear -9 34 £300 -0.16% 40
Durham -8 9 £350 +7.69% 3
Northumberland - - - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 68 (64.15%) C#
2 66 (62.26%) ASP.NET
3 59 (55.66%) SQL
4 51 (48.11%) SQL Server
5 48 (45.28%) Microsoft
6 44 (41.51%) JavaScript
7 33 (31.13%) Web Services
7 33 (31.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (29.25%) jQuery
9 26 (24.53%) XML
9 26 (24.53%) SharePoint
10 25 (23.58%) Windows
10 25 (23.58%) HTML
10 25 (23.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (22.64%) VB.NET
11 24 (22.64%) CSS
12 23 (21.70%) MS Excel
13 19 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (17.92%) VBA
13 19 (17.92%) .NET Framework
14 18 (16.98%) MS Office
14 18 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (16.04%) MVC
15 17 (16.04%) Finance
15 17 (16.04%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (15.09%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (15.09%) Service Delivery
16 16 (15.09%) VB
16 16 (15.09%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 26 (24.53%) SharePoint
2 16 (15.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.83%) CMS
5 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.94%) IIS
6 1 (0.94%) Apache
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (21.70%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.98%) MS Office
3 14 (13.21%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) Extranet
2 8 (7.55%) HTTP
3 2 (1.89%) Intranet
4 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (48.11%) SQL Server
2 33 (31.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (23.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (16.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.89%) DTS
9 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.94%) Subversion
3 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (16.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Back Office
3 3 (2.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Advertising
4 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 80 (75.47%) Developer
2 29 (27.36%) .NET Developer
3 21 (19.81%) SharePoint Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Applications Support
5 9 (8.49%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (3.77%) CRM Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (3.77%) Programmer
8 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Support Specialist
8 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Applications Support Specialist
9 3 (2.83%) Technical Writer
9 3 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (2.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (62.26%) ASP.NET
2 33 (31.13%) Web Services
3 31 (29.25%) jQuery
4 26 (24.53%) XML
5 25 (23.58%) HTML
6 24 (22.64%) CSS
7 19 (17.92%) .NET Framework
8 14 (13.21%) REST
9 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (12.26%) WCF
10 10 (9.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (9.43%) MDX
11 9 (8.49%) HTML5
11 9 (8.49%) CSS3
11 9 (8.49%) Ajax
12 8 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.66%) WF
13 6 (5.66%) AppFabric
14 5 (4.72%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.77%) User Experience
2 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.94%) NHS
3 1 (0.94%) Open Source
3 1 (0.94%) RIA
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.58%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) UNIX
3 4 (3.77%) HPUX
4 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (16.04%) MVC
3 16 (15.09%) Service Delivery
4 14 (13.21%) Data Management
5 12 (11.32%) Web Design
5 12 (11.32%) B2B
6 11 (10.38%) ITIL
7 7 (6.60%) Web Development
8 6 (5.66%) Change Management
9 5 (4.72%) CRM
9 5 (4.72%) Web Application Development
9 5 (4.72%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.77%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (3.77%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.77%) Content Management
11 3 (2.83%) Service Management
11 3 (2.83%) Project Management
12 2 (1.89%) Database Security
12 2 (1.89%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 68 (64.15%) C#
2 59 (55.66%) SQL
3 44 (41.51%) JavaScript
4 24 (22.64%) VB.NET
5 19 (17.92%) VBA
6 16 (15.09%) VB
6 16 (15.09%) T-SQL
7 15 (14.15%) VBScript
8 6 (5.66%) Java
9 3 (2.83%) VB6
9 3 (2.83%) C
10 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.94%) Ruby
11 1 (0.94%) Python
11 1 (0.94%) C++
11 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 48 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.43%) Oracle
3 2 (1.89%) Lotus
4 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.94%) Informatica
4 1 (0.94%) HP
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