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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 62 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.86% 5.63% 8.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.12% 31.25% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 6 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Average hourly rate £87.50 £35.00 £21.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +62.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
.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
257 64 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.57% 18.03% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 27 45
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £32.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £35.00 £31.00
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 47 £300 -7.69% 44
Durham -7 7 £319 +2.00% 3
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 66 (65.35%) ASP.NET
2 61 (60.40%) C#
3 48 (47.52%) SQL
4 46 (45.54%) SQL Server
5 40 (39.60%) Microsoft
6 37 (36.63%) JavaScript
7 31 (30.69%) SharePoint
8 26 (25.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (24.75%) HTML
9 25 (24.75%) Web Services
9 25 (24.75%) Windows
9 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (23.76%) CSS
11 22 (21.78%) XML
12 21 (20.79%) jQuery
13 20 (19.80%) VB.NET
14 19 (18.81%) T-SQL
15 18 (17.82%) Visual Studio
15 18 (17.82%) .NET Framework
15 18 (17.82%) REST
16 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
16 16 (15.84%) Finance
16 16 (15.84%) MVC
16 16 (15.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (14.85%) SharePoint 2010
18 14 (13.86%) WCF
18 14 (13.86%) InfoPath
18 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (12.87%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 31 (30.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (14.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (8.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.95%) CMS
5 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.97%) IIS
6 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.99%) Kentico
7 1 (0.99%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.99%) Apache
7 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.86%) InfoPath
3 13 (12.87%) MS Office
4 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) Extranet
2 8 (7.92%) HTTP
3 2 (1.98%) Intranet
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.54%) SQL Server
2 26 (25.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (15.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (3.96%) DTS
9 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.99%) Subversion
3 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.97%) Publishing
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.99%) Front Office
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (75.25%) Developer
2 24 (23.76%) SharePoint Developer
3 21 (20.79%) .NET Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Applications Support
5 7 (6.93%) Web Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Programmer
6 6 (5.94%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Applications Support Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Support Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (3.96%) CRM Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (65.35%) ASP.NET
2 25 (24.75%) Web Services
2 25 (24.75%) HTML
3 24 (23.76%) CSS
4 22 (21.78%) XML
5 21 (20.79%) jQuery
6 18 (17.82%) REST
6 18 (17.82%) .NET Framework
7 14 (13.86%) WCF
8 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (11.88%) HTML5
9 12 (11.88%) CSS3
10 9 (8.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (6.93%) WF
12 6 (5.94%) AppFabric
13 5 (4.95%) MDX
13 5 (4.95%) Ajax
14 4 (3.96%) ActiveX
14 4 (3.96%) DCOM
14 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.96%) User Experience
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Clustering
4 1 (0.99%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.99%) RIA
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.75%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) UNIX
3 4 (3.96%) HPUX
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.84%) MVC
3 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.88%) B2B
4 12 (11.88%) ITIL
5 11 (10.89%) Service Delivery
6 9 (8.91%) Data Management
6 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.92%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.93%) Change Management
8 7 (6.93%) Web Design
9 6 (5.94%) CRM
10 5 (4.95%) Content Management
11 4 (3.96%) OO
12 3 (2.97%) Project Management
12 3 (2.97%) Service Management
13 2 (1.98%) Workflow
13 2 (1.98%) UML
13 2 (1.98%) TDD
13 2 (1.98%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (60.40%) C#
2 48 (47.52%) SQL
3 37 (36.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.80%) VB.NET
5 19 (18.81%) T-SQL
6 13 (12.87%) VB
7 10 (9.90%) VBScript
7 10 (9.90%) VBA
8 5 (4.95%) VB6
8 5 (4.95%) Java
9 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.98%) C
10 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.98%) ISEB
3 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 40 (39.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) Lotus
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco
3 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.99%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.99%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.99%) HP
4 1 (0.99%) Informatica
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