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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 46 64 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.54% 13.06% 12.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.33% 49.23% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 23
Average daily rate
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£300 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £195 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £373 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.64% -9.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
134 130 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.97% 26.53% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 83 29
Average daily rate £300 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £388 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 9
Average hourly rate £21.82 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +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 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 27 February 2015.

.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 27 February 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
Tyne and Wear 0 40 £300 +25.00% 48
Durham -13 3 £285 -5.00% 6
Northumberland - - - - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 59 (64.13%) C#
2 49 (53.26%) ASP.NET
3 43 (46.74%) SQL
4 42 (45.65%) SQL Server
5 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 25 (27.17%) Web Services
6 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (27.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (26.09%) jQuery
8 21 (22.83%) HTML
9 19 (20.65%) CSS
9 19 (20.65%) MVC
10 16 (17.39%) VB.NET
11 15 (16.30%) MS Excel
11 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (15.22%) VBA
12 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
12 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio
14 12 (13.04%) VB
14 12 (13.04%) CRM
14 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
15 11 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (11.96%) .NET Framework
15 11 (11.96%) Finance
16 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (10.87%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.26%) CMS
3 3 (3.26%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.09%) Mule
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.09%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.87%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) FTP
2 1 (1.09%) VPN
2 1 (1.09%) Intranet
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.09%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.17%) WATIR
3 2 (2.17%) Selenium
3 2 (2.17%) Sahi
3 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (73.91%) Developer
2 42 (45.65%) .NET Developer
3 10 (10.87%) SQL Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Programmer
5 6 (6.52%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (6.52%) VB Programmer
6 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Tester
8 3 (3.26%) .NET Applications Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Designer
8 3 (3.26%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (3.26%) UI Designer
9 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (53.26%) ASP.NET
2 25 (27.17%) Web Services
3 24 (26.09%) jQuery
4 21 (22.83%) HTML
5 19 (20.65%) CSS
6 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (11.96%) .NET Framework
7 11 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (10.87%) XML
9 9 (9.78%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (9.78%) Ajax
10 8 (8.70%) WCF
11 6 (6.52%) MDX
11 6 (6.52%) HTML5
11 6 (6.52%) CSS3
12 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (3.26%) FusionCharts
13 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Open Source
4 2 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.65%) MVC
3 12 (13.04%) CRM
4 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.78%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.70%) Data Management
6 8 (8.70%) Web Development
7 7 (7.61%) Web Design
8 5 (5.43%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (3.26%) Analytics
10 3 (3.26%) TDD
11 2 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.17%) BDD
11 2 (2.17%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.17%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.17%) Content Management
11 2 (2.17%) Software Testing
12 1 (1.09%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (64.13%) C#
2 43 (46.74%) SQL
3 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 14 (15.22%) VBA
6 12 (13.04%) VB
7 9 (9.78%) VBScript
8 6 (6.52%) VB6
8 6 (6.52%) Java
9 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.26%) Ruby
10 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.09%) Python
11 1 (1.09%) PHP
11 1 (1.09%) C
11 1 (1.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) ISEB
3 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.09%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Xen
1 1 (1.09%) KVM
Vendors
1 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.52%) IBM
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) Sybase
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco
3 1 (1.09%) Citrix
3 1 (1.09%) Juniper
3 1 (1.09%) Lotus
3 1 (1.09%) InterSystems
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