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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 14 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing .NET 117 98 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.94% 10.14% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.96% 38.58% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 65 41
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.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
404 254 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.89% 26.29% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 152 175
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Median hourly rate £8.50 £20.30 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.12% -32.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -6 110 £375 - 18
Durham -2 3 £301 +97.69% 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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 North East region with a requirement for .NET.

1 97 (55.43%) C#
2 69 (39.43%) ASP.NET
3 67 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (35.43%) Microsoft
5 60 (34.29%) SQL
6 57 (32.57%) SQL Server
7 56 (32.00%) Java
8 50 (28.57%) TDD
9 45 (25.71%) BDD
10 44 (25.14%) XML
10 44 (25.14%) MVC
11 41 (23.43%) JavaScript
12 39 (22.29%) Sitecore
13 36 (20.57%) Windows
14 34 (19.43%) Scrum
15 33 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (17.71%) Web Services
17 30 (17.14%) HTML
18 29 (16.57%) CSS
19 28 (16.00%) Security Cleared
20 27 (15.43%) Finance
21 26 (14.86%) Open Source
22 24 (13.71%) QA
22 24 (13.71%) IIS
23 23 (13.14%) .NET Framework
24 22 (12.57%) Ruby
24 22 (12.57%) Selenium
24 22 (12.57%) HP UFT
25 21 (12.00%) Test Automation
26 20 (11.43%) Sahi

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 24 (13.71%) IIS
2 18 (10.29%) CMS
3 14 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (5.14%) SAS
5 8 (4.57%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.43%) Apache
6 6 (3.43%) Jetty
6 6 (3.43%) Mongrel
6 6 (3.43%) nginx
6 6 (3.43%) OpenROAD
6 6 (3.43%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.43%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.86%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.29%) Tuxedo
8 4 (2.29%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.14%) Confluence
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 17 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.43%) Google App Engine
2 6 (3.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.29%) IaaS
3 4 (2.29%) PaaS
3 4 (2.29%) SaaS
4 2 (1.14%) HP Helion
4 2 (1.14%) Office 365
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) DNS
1 8 (4.57%) SSL
2 7 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.43%) DHCP
3 6 (3.43%) FTP
3 6 (3.43%) HTTP
3 6 (3.43%) IPsec
4 2 (1.14%) SNMP
5 1 (0.57%) Internet
5 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (32.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (12.57%) HP UFT
1 22 (12.57%) Selenium
2 20 (11.43%) Sahi
2 20 (11.43%) WATIR
3 19 (10.86%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.43%) Cucumber
5 11 (6.29%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.43%) Travis CI
8 5 (2.86%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.29%) MSI
9 4 (2.29%) NMock
9 4 (2.29%) WiX
10 2 (1.14%) JIRA
10 2 (1.14%) JMeter
10 2 (1.14%) Maven
10 2 (1.14%) MSTest
10 2 (1.14%) Subversion
11 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (15.43%) Finance
2 11 (6.29%) Advertising
2 11 (6.29%) Retail
3 8 (4.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.29%) Back Office
4 4 (2.29%) Law
5 2 (1.14%) Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (64.57%) Developer
2 59 (33.71%) .NET Developer
3 35 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 27 (15.43%) C# Developer
5 24 (13.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (7.43%) Architect
6 13 (7.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (6.86%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.71%) QA Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Agile .NET Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Agile Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.57%) SQL Developer
12 7 (4.00%) Agile C# Developer
12 7 (4.00%) Java Scala Developer
12 7 (4.00%) Scala Developer
12 7 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (39.43%) ASP.NET
2 44 (25.14%) XML
3 31 (17.71%) Web Services
4 30 (17.14%) HTML
5 29 (16.57%) CSS
6 23 (13.14%) .NET Framework
7 20 (11.43%) jQuery
8 14 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (7.43%) AngularJS
10 10 (5.71%) Entity Framework
10 10 (5.71%) HTML5
11 9 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (5.14%) WCF
12 8 (4.57%) CSS3
12 8 (4.57%) WPF
13 6 (3.43%) Ajax
13 6 (3.43%) J2EE
13 6 (3.43%) Servlets
14 4 (2.29%) LINQ
15 3 (1.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (5.14%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.86%) NHS
4 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.14%) Clustering
5 2 (1.14%) PKI
5 2 (1.14%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.57%) Windows
2 13 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (6.86%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.29%) Linux
5 9 (5.14%) Android
5 9 (5.14%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.57%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.57%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.71%) Unix
9 2 (1.14%) AIX
9 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (28.57%) TDD
3 45 (25.71%) BDD
4 44 (25.14%) MVC
5 34 (19.43%) Scrum
6 33 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (14.86%) Open Source
8 21 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 19 (10.86%) DevOps
10 12 (6.86%) ITIL
10 12 (6.86%) OO
11 10 (5.71%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.71%) Web Development
12 9 (5.14%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.14%) SDLC
12 9 (5.14%) TOGAF
13 8 (4.57%) Application Packaging
13 8 (4.57%) Migration
14 7 (4.00%) Change Management
14 7 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (55.43%) C#
2 60 (34.29%) SQL
3 56 (32.00%) Java
4 41 (23.43%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.57%) Ruby
6 13 (7.43%) C
6 13 (7.43%) VB.NET
7 12 (6.86%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.00%) VB
10 4 (2.29%) Python
11 3 (1.71%) Perl
11 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.14%) C++
12 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.57%) PHP
13 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.57%) VC++
13 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.71%) Degree
3 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (4.57%) MCSE
5 6 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.71%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.57%) CISSP
7 1 (0.57%) MCSD
7 1 (0.57%) SANS
7 1 (0.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.71%) QA
2 10 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (3.43%) Xen
5 3 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.57%) AirWatch
2 6 (3.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (35.43%) Microsoft
2 39 (22.29%) Sitecore
3 20 (11.43%) Oracle
4 13 (7.43%) VMware
5 9 (5.14%) HP
6 7 (4.00%) Xamarin
7 6 (3.43%) Google
8 4 (2.29%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.57%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.57%) Spiceworks
9 1 (0.57%) Twitter
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