The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 75 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.47% 13.86% 13.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.38% 72.41% 47.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 24 26
Average daily rate £240 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £233 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £350 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 £25.87 £10.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.45% +154.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 58 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.84% 19.14% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 31 63
Average daily rate £250 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
England

.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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -10 60 £240 -20.00% 38
Durham +4 10 £260 -16.12% 12
Northumberland - - - - 1
Cleveland - - - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (63.92%) C#
2 54 (55.67%) SQL Server
3 42 (43.30%) Microsoft
4 37 (38.14%) ASP.NET
5 36 (37.11%) Oracle
5 36 (37.11%) VB.NET
6 33 (34.02%) Test Scripting
7 32 (32.99%) Java
8 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
9 28 (28.87%) SC Cleared
10 26 (26.80%) Degree
11 24 (24.74%) Integration Testing
11 24 (24.74%) Relational Database
11 24 (24.74%) RDBMS
12 23 (23.71%) HTML
13 22 (22.68%) SharePoint
14 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
15 19 (19.59%) CRM
15 19 (19.59%) Manufacturing
15 19 (19.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (18.56%) Dynamics CRM
16 18 (18.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (18.56%) Finance
17 16 (16.49%) Linux
17 16 (16.49%) UNIX
17 16 (16.49%) Windows
18 15 (15.46%) WebSphere
18 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
19 14 (14.43%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (22.68%) SharePoint
2 15 (15.46%) WebSphere
3 14 (14.43%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (11.34%) Tuxedo
5 9 (9.28%) SAS
6 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.06%) IIS
8 1 (1.03%) Documentum
8 1 (1.03%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Office
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.06%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (18.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Maximo
2 1 (1.03%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) Wireless
2 1 (1.03%) Extranet
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) SAN
2 1 (1.03%) VoIP
2 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (55.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (24.74%) Relational Database
2 24 (24.74%) RDBMS
3 19 (19.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (18.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.06%) DB2
10 1 (1.03%) MS Access
10 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.03%) DTS
10 1 (1.03%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (4.12%) StarTeam
3 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.09%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.06%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.06%) Subversion
6 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.03%) QUnit
General
1 19 (19.59%) Manufacturing
2 18 (18.56%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Advertising
4 3 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (52.58%) Developer
2 13 (13.40%) Analyst
2 13 (13.40%) Software Engineer
2 13 (13.40%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Developer
4 9 (9.28%) SOA Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Programmer
6 6 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.19%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (5.15%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.12%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (3.09%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.14%) ASP.NET
2 23 (23.71%) HTML
3 14 (14.43%) CSS
4 13 (13.40%) XML
5 12 (12.37%) Oracle Fusion
5 12 (12.37%) Middleware
6 11 (11.34%) WPF
7 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (8.25%) Web Services
8 7 (7.22%) Ajax
9 6 (6.19%) HTML5
9 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.19%) WCF
10 5 (5.15%) WinForms
10 5 (5.15%) jQuery
10 5 (5.15%) CSS3
11 4 (4.12%) REST
11 4 (4.12%) SOAP
12 3 (3.09%) Hibernate
12 3 (3.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.09%) NHS
3 2 (2.06%) Statistics
3 2 (2.06%) Open Source
3 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.03%) W3C
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Linux
1 16 (16.49%) UNIX
1 16 (16.49%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Windows 8
3 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) Test Scripting
2 24 (24.74%) Integration Testing
3 19 (19.59%) CRM
4 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.40%) ITIL
5 13 (13.40%) SOA
5 13 (13.40%) Problem Management
6 12 (12.37%) Configuration Management
6 12 (12.37%) MVC
7 11 (11.34%) UML
7 11 (11.34%) Unit Testing
7 11 (11.34%) Multithreading
8 10 (10.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.15%) OO
11 4 (4.12%) Migration
12 3 (3.09%) Scrum
12 3 (3.09%) Change Management
12 3 (3.09%) Workflow
12 3 (3.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 62 (63.92%) C#
2 36 (37.11%) VB.NET
3 32 (32.99%) Java
4 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
5 14 (14.43%) SQL
6 10 (10.31%) VB
6 10 (10.31%) C
6 10 (10.31%) C++
7 9 (9.28%) COBOL
7 9 (9.28%) PL/1
8 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.09%) MUMPS
9 3 (3.09%) R
10 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.03%) PHP
10 1 (1.03%) VBA
10 1 (1.03%) Python
10 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Security Cleared
2 28 (28.87%) SC Cleared
3 26 (26.80%) Degree
4 3 (3.09%) ISEB
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CEH
6 1 (1.03%) GIAC
6 1 (1.03%) CISSP
6 1 (1.03%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.03%) MCITP
6 1 (1.03%) CISMP
6 1 (1.03%) GPEN
6 1 (1.03%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) ISO 9000
1 3 (3.09%) HL7
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 42 (43.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (37.11%) Oracle
3 12 (12.37%) TIBCO
4 9 (9.28%) Curam
5 4 (4.12%) Borland
6 3 (3.09%) InterSystems
6 3 (3.09%) IBM
6 3 (3.09%) JBoss
7 2 (2.06%) webMethods
8 1 (1.03%) VMware
8 1 (1.03%) Cognos
8 1 (1.03%) Progress
8 1 (1.03%) Lagan
8 1 (1.03%) Typemock
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