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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 43 7 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.70% 3.70% 10.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.71% 18.42% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £321 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £87.50 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
.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
174 38 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.22% 20.11% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 22 43
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £318 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 17 September 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 17 September 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 32 £300 -7.69% 37
Sunderland - 3 £325 - 3
Gateshead - 3 £350 - 2
.NET
North East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 43 (57.33%) ASP.NET
2 40 (53.33%) C#
3 38 (50.67%) SQL Server
4 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
5 28 (37.33%) SQL
6 23 (30.67%) Windows
7 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 19 (25.33%) VB.NET
10 18 (24.00%) HTML
10 18 (24.00%) SharePoint
11 16 (21.33%) Web Services
12 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (18.67%) ITIL
13 14 (18.67%) CSS
14 13 (17.33%) XML
14 13 (17.33%) Oracle
15 12 (16.00%) VB
15 12 (16.00%) MVC
15 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
15 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (14.67%) Visual Studio
17 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
17 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
17 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 9 (12.00%) HTML5
18 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (12.00%) .NET Framework
18 9 (12.00%) WCF
18 9 (12.00%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 18 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.33%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (9.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (8.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (5.33%) DTS
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
1 6 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Front Office
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (58.67%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Applications Support
4 8 (10.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Programmer
5 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (57.33%) ASP.NET
2 18 (24.00%) HTML
3 16 (21.33%) Web Services
4 14 (18.67%) CSS
5 13 (17.33%) XML
6 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (12.00%) HTML5
7 9 (12.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.00%) WCF
7 9 (12.00%) REST
7 9 (12.00%) CSS3
8 7 (9.33%) jQuery
9 6 (8.00%) WF
9 6 (8.00%) AppFabric
9 6 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (6.67%) Ajax
10 5 (6.67%) WinForms
11 4 (5.33%) MDX
11 4 (5.33%) DCOM
11 4 (5.33%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.67%) Clustering
2 2 (2.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.33%) RIA
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) UNIX
3 4 (5.33%) HPUX
4 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.67%) ITIL
3 12 (16.00%) MVC
4 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.67%) Change Management
5 8 (10.67%) CRM
6 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.00%) Data Management
7 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.67%) Web Design
8 5 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.00%) Service Management
10 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) MVVM
10 2 (2.67%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.67%) Software Testing
10 2 (2.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (53.33%) C#
2 28 (37.33%) SQL
3 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.33%) VB.NET
5 12 (16.00%) VB
6 8 (10.67%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.00%) VBScript
7 6 (8.00%) VBA
8 5 (6.67%) Java
8 5 (6.67%) VB6
9 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.67%) C
10 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.67%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (4.00%) ISEB
5 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) HL7
1 2 (2.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) InterSystems
3 2 (2.67%) Lotus
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.33%) Informatica
4 1 (1.33%) HP
4 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
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