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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 97 39 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.61% 6.46% 12.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.45% 29.77% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 33 37
Average daily rate £375 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £261 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
290 131 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 31.73% 21.69% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 90 79
Average daily rate £363 £331 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the North East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 91 £375 +25.00% 36
Durham -1 2 £275 -10.20% 3
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 124 (57.67%) C#
2 99 (46.05%) JavaScript
2 99 (46.05%) SQL Server
3 94 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (41.40%) Java
5 86 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 85 (39.53%) HTML
7 77 (35.81%) Linux
8 74 (34.42%) CSS
9 71 (33.02%) Microsoft
10 50 (23.26%) jQuery
11 49 (22.79%) MVC
12 48 (22.33%) FTP
12 48 (22.33%) VB
13 47 (21.86%) SQL
14 45 (20.93%) HTML5
15 41 (19.07%) IIS
16 40 (18.60%) .NET Framework
17 37 (17.21%) Unix
18 35 (16.28%) SSL
19 34 (15.81%) Security Cleared
20 33 (15.35%) HTTP
20 33 (15.35%) Configuration Management
20 33 (15.35%) Apache
20 33 (15.35%) WebSphere
21 32 (14.88%) Python
21 32 (14.88%) MS Excel
22 31 (14.42%) Windows
22 31 (14.42%) Oracle
22 31 (14.42%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 41 (19.07%) IIS
2 33 (15.35%) Apache
2 33 (15.35%) WebSphere
3 26 (12.09%) Jetty
3 26 (12.09%) nginx
3 26 (12.09%) Tomcat
4 24 (11.16%) Node.js
5 23 (10.70%) CMS
6 11 (5.12%) Oracle 10gAS
6 11 (5.12%) Oracle Application Server
6 11 (5.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (5.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (4.65%) PowerExchange
8 7 (3.26%) Drupal
9 6 (2.79%) CICS
9 6 (2.79%) Oracle Spatial
9 6 (2.79%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.86%) Confluence
11 1 (0.47%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (6.05%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (6.05%) Google App Engine
3 13 (6.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.79%) GitHub
4 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (22.33%) FTP
2 35 (16.28%) SSL
3 33 (15.35%) HTTP
4 30 (13.95%) TCP/IP
5 24 (11.16%) DHCP
5 24 (11.16%) DNS
5 24 (11.16%) IPsec
6 20 (9.30%) Internet
7 19 (8.84%) 3G
7 19 (8.84%) 4G
7 19 (8.84%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (7.44%) SSH
9 6 (2.79%) WinSCP
10 5 (2.33%) Intranet
11 4 (1.86%) SNMP
12 2 (0.93%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (46.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (8.84%) Relational Database
4 18 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.58%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (5.12%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.12%) PowerCenter
6 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 6 (2.79%) DB2
8 6 (2.79%) Easytrieve
8 6 (2.79%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.79%) MS Access
9 5 (2.33%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (13.95%) Jenkins
2 28 (13.02%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (6.05%) GitLab
5 11 (5.12%) Log4j
6 6 (2.79%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.33%) Selenium
8 4 (1.86%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.86%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.86%) JIRA
8 4 (1.86%) JMeter
8 4 (1.86%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.93%) Subversion
10 1 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.47%) MSTest
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (10.23%) Finance
2 6 (2.79%) Banking
3 4 (1.86%) Advertising
4 2 (0.93%) German Language
5 1 (0.47%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 164 (76.28%) Developer
2 66 (30.70%) .NET Developer
3 38 (17.67%) C# Developer
4 32 (14.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (11.16%) Senior Developer
6 15 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 14 (6.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Developer
9 12 (5.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (5.58%) CRM Developer
9 12 (5.58%) Digital Developer
10 11 (5.12%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.12%) VB Developer
10 11 (5.12%) VB.NET Developer
11 10 (4.65%) Applications Developer
11 10 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 10 (4.65%) Software Developer
12 9 (4.19%) VB6 Developer
13 7 (3.26%) ASP Developer
13 7 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 85 (39.53%) HTML
3 74 (34.42%) CSS
4 50 (23.26%) jQuery
5 45 (20.93%) HTML5
6 40 (18.60%) .NET Framework
7 30 (13.95%) J2EE
8 29 (13.49%) Web Services
9 25 (11.63%) Servlets
9 25 (11.63%) XML
10 24 (11.16%) AngularJS
11 22 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (8.37%) Entity Framework
12 18 (8.37%) RSS
12 18 (8.37%) XHTML
13 13 (6.05%) ADO.NET
14 12 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (5.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (4.19%) WCF
16 8 (3.72%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.84%) Social Media
3 10 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.79%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (2.79%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.79%) VSAM
5 5 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.86%) PKI
7 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.40%) User Experience
7 3 (1.40%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.93%) CESG
8 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (35.81%) Linux
2 37 (17.21%) Unix
3 31 (14.42%) Windows
4 18 (8.37%) Mac OS
5 14 (6.51%) Mac OS X
6 11 (5.12%) AIX
6 11 (5.12%) Solaris
7 10 (4.65%) Windows Server
8 7 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.79%) MVS
10 2 (0.93%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.47%) Android
11 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.79%) MVC
3 33 (15.35%) Configuration Management
4 30 (13.95%) Web Design
5 29 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (12.09%) CRM
7 24 (11.16%) TDD
8 21 (9.77%) Open Source
8 21 (9.77%) SDLC
9 19 (8.84%) Content Management
9 19 (8.84%) Web Operations
10 18 (8.37%) SEO
11 17 (7.91%) Automated Testing
11 17 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (7.91%) DevOps
12 15 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (6.98%) Scrum
12 15 (6.98%) Unit Testing
13 14 (6.51%) Test Automation
14 13 (6.05%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 124 (57.67%) C#
2 99 (46.05%) JavaScript
3 89 (41.40%) Java
4 48 (22.33%) VB
5 47 (21.86%) SQL
6 32 (14.88%) Python
7 31 (14.42%) C++
8 27 (12.56%) VB.NET
9 23 (10.70%) Ruby
10 22 (10.23%) PHP
11 20 (9.30%) ActionScript
12 16 (7.44%) C
12 16 (7.44%) VBA
13 14 (6.51%) VB6
14 11 (5.12%) TypeScript
15 10 (4.65%) COBOL
15 10 (4.65%) Perl
16 9 (4.19%) VBScript
17 8 (3.72%) T-SQL
18 6 (2.79%) JCL
Qualifications
1 34 (15.81%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.37%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.79%) Degree
5 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) MCP
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) GPG13
3 1 (0.47%) HL7
3 1 (0.47%) WAI
3 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (11.63%) Xen
2 24 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.79%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.79%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.86%) StatsD
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (33.02%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.42%) Oracle
3 25 (11.63%) VMware
4 13 (6.05%) Google
5 12 (5.58%) Informatica
6 11 (5.12%) Axway
6 11 (5.12%) Genesys
7 8 (3.72%) HP
8 7 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.26%) SAP
9 6 (2.79%) CA
9 6 (2.79%) IBM
9 6 (2.79%) Micro Focus
9 6 (2.79%) Siebel
9 6 (2.79%) Sun
9 6 (2.79%) Twitter
10 4 (1.86%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.40%) Apigee
11 3 (1.40%) Mashery
11 3 (1.40%) Tableau
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