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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 69 74 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.64% 11.40% 13.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.30% 44.05% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 24
Average daily rate
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£288 £240 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £199 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £377 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £34.00 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.64% +31.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
185 168 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.84% 25.89% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 120 31
Average daily rate £300 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £426 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.58 £24.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -25.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £14.50 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £34.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7 57 £288 +19.79% 51
Durham -8 5 £275 +5.76% 9
Northumberland - - - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (54.63%) C#
2 55 (50.93%) SQL Server
3 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 43 (39.81%) JavaScript
5 40 (37.04%) SQL
5 40 (37.04%) ASP.NET
6 36 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (26.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (25.93%) jQuery
9 26 (24.07%) FTP
10 25 (23.15%) VB
10 25 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (22.22%) MVC
11 24 (22.22%) Visual Studio
11 24 (22.22%) Web Services
12 23 (21.30%) HTML
13 22 (20.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (18.52%) IBM
14 20 (18.52%) Manufacturing
14 20 (18.52%) VB6
14 20 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
15 18 (16.67%) CSS
16 15 (13.89%) VB.NET
16 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (12.04%) .NET Framework
19 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
19 12 (11.11%) Entity Framework
19 12 (11.11%) Java
19 12 (11.11%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.48%) Apache
1 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.56%) Jetty
2 6 (5.56%) nginx
2 6 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (2.78%) CMS
3 3 (2.78%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.85%) Node.js
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.93%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.93%) Mule
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (5.56%) Google App Engine
1 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.07%) FTP
2 6 (5.56%) HTTP
2 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.56%) DNS
2 6 (5.56%) SSL
2 6 (5.56%) DHCP
2 6 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (50.93%) SQL Server
2 36 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (26.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (20.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.93%) MySQL
10 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) Sahi
4 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.85%) WATIR
4 2 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 20 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 9 (8.33%) Finance
3 5 (4.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (60.19%) Developer
2 46 (42.59%) .NET Developer
3 21 (19.44%) Programmer
4 20 (18.52%) VB Programmer
5 9 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.48%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Consultant
9 3 (2.78%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Designer
9 3 (2.78%) UI Designer
9 3 (2.78%) .NET Applications Developer
10 2 (1.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (1.85%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (1.85%) Umbraco Developer
10 2 (1.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.04%) ASP.NET
2 28 (25.93%) jQuery
3 24 (22.22%) Web Services
4 23 (21.30%) HTML
5 18 (16.67%) CSS
6 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (12.04%) .NET Framework
8 12 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 11 (10.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (8.33%) Ajax
11 9 (8.33%) XML
12 7 (6.48%) WCF
12 7 (6.48%) HTML5
13 6 (5.56%) CSS3
13 6 (5.56%) J2EE
13 6 (5.56%) Servlets
14 5 (4.63%) MDX
15 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
16 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Open Source
2 6 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.22%) MVC
3 12 (11.11%) CRM
4 8 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (6.48%) Web Development
6 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.63%) Web Design
7 5 (4.63%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.63%) Data Management
7 5 (4.63%) Web Application Development
8 4 (3.70%) Automated Testing
8 4 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (3.70%) Project Management
9 3 (2.78%) TDD
9 3 (2.78%) Analytics
10 2 (1.85%) DevOps
10 2 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.63%) C#
2 43 (39.81%) JavaScript
3 40 (37.04%) SQL
4 25 (23.15%) VB
5 20 (18.52%) VB6
6 15 (13.89%) VB.NET
7 12 (11.11%) Java
8 10 (9.26%) VBA
9 5 (4.63%) VBScript
10 3 (2.78%) Ruby
10 3 (2.78%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Xen
2 6 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) KVM
3 1 (0.93%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Puppet
1 5 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.52%) IBM
3 6 (5.56%) VMware
3 6 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) Sybase
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco
4 1 (0.93%) Citrix
4 1 (0.93%) Juniper
4 1 (0.93%) InterSystems
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