The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 48 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.79% 3.05% 6.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.12% 12.50% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 3 16
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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 £198 £305 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £87.50 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
.NET
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
217 48 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.23% 24.37% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 24 39
Average daily rate £370 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Tyne and Wear region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Tyne and Wear region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 36 £325 - 36
Sunderland +2 6 £225 - 2
Gateshead - 2 £350 - 4
.NET
North East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 53 (69.74%) ASP.NET
2 47 (61.84%) C#
3 40 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 36 (47.37%) SQL
5 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
6 25 (32.89%) JavaScript
6 25 (32.89%) VB.NET
6 25 (32.89%) Windows
7 23 (30.26%) Web Services
7 23 (30.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (26.32%) HTML
9 18 (23.68%) CSS
10 16 (21.05%) VB
11 15 (19.74%) XML
12 14 (18.42%) MS Office
12 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
12 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (17.11%) Service Delivery
13 13 (17.11%) MVC
13 13 (17.11%) N-Tier
13 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
14 12 (15.79%) VBA
14 12 (15.79%) VBScript
14 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
14 12 (15.79%) Data Management
14 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
15 11 (14.47%) WCF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Office
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Extranet
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (30.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (5.26%) DTS
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
2 10 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.32%) Front Office
3 1 (1.32%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 9 (11.84%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (5.26%) Programmer
6 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 4 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.95%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (3.95%) CRM Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (69.74%) ASP.NET
2 23 (30.26%) Web Services
3 20 (26.32%) HTML
4 18 (23.68%) CSS
5 15 (19.74%) XML
6 11 (14.47%) WCF
6 11 (14.47%) jQuery
7 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (13.16%) REST
7 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
8 9 (11.84%) Ajax
8 9 (11.84%) CSS3
8 9 (11.84%) HTML5
9 8 (10.53%) MDX
10 7 (9.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (7.89%) AppFabric
11 6 (7.89%) WF
12 4 (5.26%) ActiveX
12 4 (5.26%) DCOM
12 4 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) RIA
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) UNIX
3 4 (5.26%) HPUX
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.11%) Service Delivery
2 13 (17.11%) MVC
3 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (15.79%) Data Management
4 11 (14.47%) ITIL
5 10 (13.16%) Web Design
6 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.89%) Change Management
8 5 (6.58%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.26%) CRM
10 3 (3.95%) Service Management
11 2 (2.63%) OO
11 2 (2.63%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (2.63%) MVVM
11 2 (2.63%) Software Testing
12 1 (1.32%) Incident Management
12 1 (1.32%) Web Development
12 1 (1.32%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.84%) C#
2 36 (47.37%) SQL
3 25 (32.89%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.89%) VB.NET
4 16 (21.05%) VB
5 12 (15.79%) VBA
5 12 (15.79%) VBScript
6 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.58%) VB6
8 4 (5.26%) Java
9 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.95%) C
10 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.63%) ISEB
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Lotus
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) Informatica
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