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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 61 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.20% 7.67% 9.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.97% 38.67% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 23
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £398 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 2
Average hourly rate £87.50 £32.75 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.17% +149.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.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
185 75 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.94% 19.84% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 33 45
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 3
Average hourly rate £57.50 £32.50 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +142.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.50 £35.00 £13.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +4 38 £350 +7.69% 40
Durham -3 17 £325 +1.96% 13
Northumberland - - - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 62 (59.05%) ASP.NET
2 60 (57.14%) C#
3 50 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 48 (45.71%) SQL
5 46 (43.81%) Microsoft
6 39 (37.14%) JavaScript
7 36 (34.29%) SharePoint
8 30 (28.57%) HTML
9 28 (26.67%) CSS
10 25 (23.81%) Windows
11 24 (22.86%) Web Services
11 24 (22.86%) XML
12 22 (20.95%) jQuery
12 22 (20.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (19.05%) T-SQL
14 19 (18.10%) VB.NET
14 19 (18.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (17.14%) REST
16 16 (15.24%) CSS3
16 16 (15.24%) HTML5
16 16 (15.24%) .NET Framework
16 16 (15.24%) Finance
16 16 (15.24%) Visual Studio
17 15 (14.29%) ITIL
17 15 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
18 14 (13.33%) Oracle
18 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
19 13 (12.38%) MVC
19 13 (12.38%) InfoPath

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (34.29%) SharePoint
2 15 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (7.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.76%) CMS
6 3 (2.86%) IIS
6 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.90%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.95%) Kentico
8 1 (0.95%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.95%) Apache
8 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.38%) InfoPath
3 11 (10.48%) MS Office
4 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) Extranet
2 8 (7.62%) HTTP
3 2 (1.90%) Intranet
4 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (18.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (3.81%) DTS
9 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.95%) Subversion
4 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.76%) Advertising
4 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Front Office
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (64.76%) Developer
2 23 (21.90%) SharePoint Developer
3 15 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Applications Support
5 10 (9.52%) Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Programmer
7 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (3.81%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.81%) Support Specialist
8 4 (3.81%) Applications Support Specialist
8 4 (3.81%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (59.05%) ASP.NET
2 30 (28.57%) HTML
3 28 (26.67%) CSS
4 24 (22.86%) Web Services
4 24 (22.86%) XML
5 22 (20.95%) jQuery
6 18 (17.14%) REST
7 16 (15.24%) CSS3
7 16 (15.24%) HTML5
7 16 (15.24%) .NET Framework
8 12 (11.43%) WCF
9 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (7.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (6.67%) WF
12 6 (5.71%) AppFabric
13 5 (4.76%) Ajax
13 5 (4.76%) WinForms
14 4 (3.81%) ActiveX
14 4 (3.81%) DCOM
14 4 (3.81%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.86%) NHS
3 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.90%) Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) RIA
4 1 (0.95%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) UNIX
3 4 (3.81%) HPUX
4 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.29%) ITIL
2 13 (12.38%) MVC
3 12 (11.43%) B2B
4 11 (10.48%) Configuration Management
4 11 (10.48%) CRM
5 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.57%) Change Management
6 9 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.71%) Data Management
9 5 (4.76%) Content Management
9 5 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 5 (4.76%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.76%) Web Design
10 4 (3.81%) OO
10 4 (3.81%) Project Management
11 3 (2.86%) Service Management
11 3 (2.86%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 60 (57.14%) C#
2 48 (45.71%) SQL
3 39 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 19 (18.10%) VB.NET
6 12 (11.43%) VB
7 8 (7.62%) Java
8 6 (5.71%) VBScript
8 6 (5.71%) VBA
9 5 (4.76%) VB6
10 3 (2.86%) MUMPS
10 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.90%) C
11 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.95%) Python
12 1 (0.95%) Ruby
12 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (1.90%) ISEB
4 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) ISO 9000
1 3 (2.86%) HL7
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 46 (43.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (2.86%) InterSystems
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco
4 2 (1.90%) Lotus
4 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.95%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.95%) HP
5 1 (0.95%) Informatica
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