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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 71 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.50% 7.14% 8.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.47% 28.46% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £283 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £15.68 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
206 130 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.67% 25.10% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 81 25
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 12
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

.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 2 July 2015.

.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 2 July 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 -8 40 £288 +15.00% 33
Durham +5 26 £313 -11.97% 14
Teesside - 1 - - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 85 (64.89%) C#
2 75 (57.25%) SQL Server
3 62 (47.33%) Microsoft
4 51 (38.93%) ASP.NET
5 46 (35.11%) MVC
6 42 (32.06%) HTML
7 39 (29.77%) SQL
8 37 (28.24%) JavaScript
9 36 (27.48%) .NET Framework
10 35 (26.72%) jQuery
11 34 (25.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 33 (25.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (24.43%) Visual Studio
13 32 (24.43%) Web Services
14 31 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 30 (22.90%) CSS
16 29 (22.14%) VB
16 29 (22.14%) Entity Framework
17 28 (21.37%) FTP
18 24 (18.32%) KnockoutJS
19 22 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (16.79%) IBM
19 22 (16.79%) VB6
19 22 (16.79%) Manufacturing
19 22 (16.79%) SQL Server 2000
20 17 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
21 16 (12.21%) WCF
21 16 (12.21%) AngularJS
21 16 (12.21%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 9 (6.87%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.34%) IIS
2 7 (5.34%) Apache
3 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.58%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.58%) Jetty
3 6 (4.58%) nginx
3 6 (4.58%) SAS
4 5 (3.82%) CMS
5 3 (2.29%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.76%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.76%) Node.js
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.58%) Google App Engine
2 6 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.37%) FTP
2 7 (5.34%) HTTP
3 6 (4.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.58%) DNS
3 6 (4.58%) SSL
3 6 (4.58%) IPsec
3 6 (4.58%) DHCP
4 2 (1.53%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) Firewall
5 1 (0.76%) Intranet
5 1 (0.76%) VPN
5 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.76%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (57.25%) SQL Server
2 34 (25.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (25.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (23.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (16.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.58%) MS Access
8 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.53%) MySQL
10 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.76%) Big Data
11 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (24.43%) Visual Studio
2 17 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.58%) Toad
4 5 (3.82%) Selenium
5 4 (3.05%) Sahi
5 4 (3.05%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.05%) WATIR
6 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (16.79%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.11%) Finance
3 2 (1.53%) Back Office
3 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (61.83%) Developer
2 51 (38.93%) .NET Developer
3 20 (15.27%) Programmer
4 19 (14.50%) VB Programmer
5 15 (11.45%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.82%) MI Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.29%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.29%) Architect
11 3 (2.29%) .NET Applications Developer
12 2 (1.53%) Quality Analyst
12 2 (1.53%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.93%) ASP.NET
2 42 (32.06%) HTML
3 36 (27.48%) .NET Framework
4 35 (26.72%) jQuery
5 32 (24.43%) Web Services
6 30 (22.90%) CSS
7 29 (22.14%) Entity Framework
8 24 (18.32%) KnockoutJS
9 22 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (12.21%) AngularJS
10 16 (12.21%) WCF
11 13 (9.92%) HTML5
12 11 (8.40%) Backbone.js
13 10 (7.63%) XML
14 9 (6.87%) RESTful
14 9 (6.87%) LESS
15 7 (5.34%) SOAP
16 6 (4.58%) Servlets
16 6 (4.58%) J2EE
16 6 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.63%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (2.29%) iPhone
3 2 (1.53%) User Experience
4 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.76%) NHS
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.63%) Linux
2 6 (4.58%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) UNIX
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.11%) MVC
2 32 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (9.92%) CRM
5 10 (7.63%) Scrum
5 10 (7.63%) Open Source
6 9 (6.87%) MVVM
7 8 (6.11%) TDD
8 6 (4.58%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.58%) Project Management
8 6 (4.58%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.58%) Automated Testing
9 5 (3.82%) Web Development
9 5 (3.82%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.05%) OO
10 4 (3.05%) BDD
10 4 (3.05%) Analytics
10 4 (3.05%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 85 (64.89%) C#
2 39 (29.77%) SQL
3 37 (28.24%) JavaScript
4 29 (22.14%) VB
5 22 (16.79%) VB6
6 16 (12.21%) Java
7 7 (5.34%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.34%) VBA
8 5 (3.82%) Ruby
9 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.29%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.53%) PHP
12 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) MCP
4 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) Xen
2 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) KVM
4 1 (0.76%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Puppet
1 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (47.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.79%) IBM
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle
3 6 (4.58%) VMware
3 6 (4.58%) Google
4 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.76%) Sybase
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco
4 1 (0.76%) Citrix
4 1 (0.76%) Juniper
4 1 (0.76%) Siemens
4 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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