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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 54 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.93% 7.92% 13.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.41% 34.85% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 20
Average daily rate
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£288 £270 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £393 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.68 £14.50 £27.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -47.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
197 132 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.29% 22.72% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 86 28
Average daily rate £325 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +174.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £36.00 £36.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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
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 22 May 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 -5 39 £294 +10.84% 45
Durham -6 9 £286 +0.43% 17
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (54.08%) C#
2 47 (47.96%) SQL Server
3 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
4 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
5 28 (28.57%) SQL
5 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (27.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (27.55%) FTP
7 25 (25.51%) Visual Studio
7 25 (25.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (24.49%) MVC
8 24 (24.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (21.43%) IBM
9 21 (21.43%) Manufacturing
9 21 (21.43%) VB6
9 21 (21.43%) VB
9 21 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 20 (20.41%) HTML
11 19 (19.39%) jQuery
12 18 (18.37%) .NET Framework
13 17 (17.35%) Web Services
14 15 (15.31%) CSS
14 15 (15.31%) Java
14 15 (15.31%) Entity Framework
15 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (12.24%) KnockoutJS
17 11 (11.22%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (7.14%) Apache
2 6 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.12%) Jetty
2 6 (6.12%) nginx
2 6 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.12%) IIS
2 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.06%) CMS
3 3 (3.06%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.04%) Node.js
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.02%) Mule
5 1 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (6.12%) Google App Engine
2 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.02%) Office 365
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.55%) FTP
2 6 (6.12%) IPsec
2 6 (6.12%) HTTP
2 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.12%) DNS
2 6 (6.12%) DHCP
2 6 (6.12%) SSL
3 1 (1.02%) VPN
3 1 (1.02%) Intranet
3 1 (1.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) Firewall
3 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (47.96%) SQL Server
2 27 (27.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (25.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (24.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.02%) MySQL
9 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.02%) Big Data
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.08%) Sahi
4 4 (4.08%) WATIR
4 4 (4.08%) Selenium
4 4 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Back Office
4 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (54.08%) Developer
2 36 (36.73%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.43%) VB Programmer
3 21 (21.43%) Programmer
4 10 (10.20%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Architect
8 3 (3.06%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Consultant
8 3 (3.06%) Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.06%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Designer
9 2 (2.04%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 20 (20.41%) HTML
3 19 (19.39%) jQuery
4 18 (18.37%) .NET Framework
5 17 (17.35%) Web Services
6 15 (15.31%) CSS
6 15 (15.31%) Entity Framework
7 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (12.24%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (7.14%) XML
9 7 (7.14%) HTML5
9 7 (7.14%) WCF
10 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.12%) Servlets
10 6 (6.12%) J2EE
11 4 (4.08%) CSS3
11 4 (4.08%) Backbone.js
11 4 (4.08%) RESTful
11 4 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (4.08%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Open Source
2 4 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.06%) User Experience
4 1 (1.02%) NHS
4 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Windows
3 2 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.02%) UNIX
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) MVC
3 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (11.22%) CRM
5 7 (7.14%) Scrum
6 6 (6.12%) Automated Testing
6 6 (6.12%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.12%) Project Management
7 5 (5.10%) TDD
8 4 (4.08%) BDD
8 4 (4.08%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.08%) MVVM
8 4 (4.08%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.08%) Web Development
8 4 (4.08%) Analytics
9 3 (3.06%) OOP
9 3 (3.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (3.06%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (3.06%) DevOps
10 2 (2.04%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.08%) C#
2 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.57%) SQL
4 21 (21.43%) VB6
4 21 (21.43%) VB
5 15 (15.31%) Java
6 6 (6.12%) Ruby
7 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.06%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.04%) VBA
9 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.04%) PHP
9 2 (2.04%) Python
10 1 (1.02%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (1.02%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Xen
2 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) KVM
3 1 (1.02%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.43%) IBM
3 6 (6.12%) VMware
3 6 (6.12%) Google
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco
4 1 (1.02%) Juniper
4 1 (1.02%) Citrix
4 1 (1.02%) Siemens
4 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.02%) Sybase
4 1 (1.02%) InterSystems
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
County Durham
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Rate: 300 - 350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
North East
Atos
Rate: £25,500 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £345 - 400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago