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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 58 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.68% 8.29% 9.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.58% 42.67% 43.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £373 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 2
Average hourly rate £87.50 £33.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.15% +151.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +7.08%
.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
178 75 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.72% 19.43% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 33 50
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 3
Average hourly rate £87.50 £32.50 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% +142.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +6 35 £350 +7.69% 36
Durham 0 18 £325 +23.80% 11
Northumberland - - - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (59.62%) C#
2 61 (58.65%) ASP.NET
3 50 (48.08%) SQL Server
4 47 (45.19%) SQL
5 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
6 37 (35.58%) JavaScript
7 36 (34.62%) SharePoint
8 29 (27.88%) HTML
9 28 (26.92%) CSS
10 26 (25.00%) Web Services
11 25 (24.04%) Windows
12 24 (23.08%) XML
13 22 (21.15%) jQuery
14 21 (20.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (18.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (18.27%) T-SQL
16 18 (17.31%) VB.NET
17 17 (16.35%) REST
18 16 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
18 16 (15.38%) Finance
19 15 (14.42%) Oracle
19 15 (14.42%) Visual Studio
19 15 (14.42%) ITIL
19 15 (14.42%) HTML5
19 15 (14.42%) CSS3
19 15 (14.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 15 (14.42%) .NET Framework
20 14 (13.46%) InfoPath
20 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
20 14 (13.46%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 16 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (6.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.85%) CMS
5 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.88%) IIS
6 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.96%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.96%) Kentico
7 1 (0.96%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.96%) Apache
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) InfoPath
1 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.54%) MS Office
3 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) Extranet
2 8 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (18.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (14.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (5.77%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (3.85%) DTS
9 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.81%) Advertising
4 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (63.46%) Developer
2 22 (21.15%) SharePoint Developer
3 14 (13.46%) .NET Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 11 (10.58%) Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Programmer
8 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (3.85%) Applications Support Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Support Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (58.65%) ASP.NET
2 29 (27.88%) HTML
3 28 (26.92%) CSS
4 26 (25.00%) Web Services
5 24 (23.08%) XML
6 22 (21.15%) jQuery
7 17 (16.35%) REST
8 15 (14.42%) HTML5
8 15 (14.42%) CSS3
8 15 (14.42%) .NET Framework
9 12 (11.54%) WCF
10 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (6.73%) WF
13 6 (5.77%) AppFabric
14 5 (4.81%) Ajax
14 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (4.81%) WinForms
15 4 (3.85%) ActiveX
15 4 (3.85%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.88%) NHS
2 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) UNIX
3 4 (3.85%) HPUX
4 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.42%) ITIL
2 14 (13.46%) MVC
3 12 (11.54%) B2B
4 11 (10.58%) CRM
5 10 (9.62%) Configuration Management
5 10 (9.62%) Change Management
5 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.77%) Data Management
9 5 (4.81%) Integration Testing
9 5 (4.81%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.81%) Web Design
9 5 (4.81%) Content Management
10 4 (3.85%) Project Management
11 3 (2.88%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.88%) Service Management
11 3 (2.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 62 (59.62%) C#
2 47 (45.19%) SQL
3 37 (35.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.27%) T-SQL
5 18 (17.31%) VB.NET
6 11 (10.58%) VB
7 9 (8.65%) Java
8 6 (5.77%) VBScript
8 6 (5.77%) VBA
9 4 (3.85%) VB6
10 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.88%) MUMPS
11 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.92%) C
11 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.96%) Ruby
12 1 (0.96%) C++
12 1 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) Degree
4 3 (2.88%) ISEB
5 2 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) HL7
1 3 (2.88%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) InterSystems
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco
4 2 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.96%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.96%) Progress
5 1 (0.96%) Informatica
5 1 (0.96%) Lotus
5 1 (0.96%) HP
Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £325/day
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum (12 month fixed term)
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day This is a 6 month contract with a scope to b
Posted: 5 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Darlington
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago