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 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 17 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET 57 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.61% 10.86% 15.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.19% 42.03% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 51 19
Average daily rate
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£288 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £199 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
162 138 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.17% 25.84% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 106 25
Average daily rate £300 £250 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.66%
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 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £11.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 April 2015.

.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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 35 £280 +16.66% 46
Sunderland - 20 £288 - 1
Gateshead -1 2 £350 -6.66% 2
North Shields - - - - 1
South Shields - - - -
Wallsend - - - - 1
North Tyneside - - - -
Tyneside - - - -
.NET
North East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 46 (54.76%) C#
2 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 31 (36.90%) SQL
4 31 (36.90%) ASP.NET
5 29 (34.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 25 (29.76%) VB
7 25 (29.76%) FTP
8 24 (28.57%) Web Services
9 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (26.19%) Visual Studio
10 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
11 20 (23.81%) IBM
11 20 (23.81%) VB6
11 20 (23.81%) Manufacturing
12 16 (19.05%) jQuery
13 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (16.67%) VB.NET
14 14 (16.67%) HTML
15 13 (15.48%) CSS
15 13 (15.48%) MVC
16 12 (14.29%) CRM
17 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
18 10 (11.90%) Java
19 9 (10.71%) XML
19 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
19 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (5.95%) IIS
1 5 (5.95%) Apache
1 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
1 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
1 5 (5.95%) Jetty
1 5 (5.95%) nginx
2 3 (3.57%) CMS
2 3 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.38%) Node.js
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.19%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.19%) Mule
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.95%) Google App Engine
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.76%) FTP
2 5 (5.95%) HTTP
2 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.95%) DNS
2 5 (5.95%) SSL
2 5 (5.95%) IPsec
2 5 (5.95%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 29 (34.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.19%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Visual Studio
2 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.38%) Sahi
4 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.38%) WATIR
4 2 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 20 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (57.14%) Developer
2 35 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 21 (25.00%) Programmer
4 20 (23.81%) VB Programmer
5 6 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.57%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Interface Designer
9 2 (2.38%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Consultant
9 2 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.90%) ASP.NET
2 24 (28.57%) Web Services
3 16 (19.05%) jQuery
4 14 (16.67%) HTML
5 13 (15.48%) CSS
6 9 (10.71%) XML
6 9 (10.71%) Ajax
6 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (9.52%) Entity Framework
8 5 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (5.95%) HTML5
8 5 (5.95%) MDX
8 5 (5.95%) J2EE
8 5 (5.95%) Servlets
9 4 (4.76%) CSS3
9 4 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.57%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Open Source
2 6 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
1 5 (5.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.48%) MVC
3 12 (14.29%) CRM
4 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (5.95%) Web Design
5 5 (5.95%) Web Application Development
5 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.95%) Data Management
6 4 (4.76%) Project Management
6 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 3 (3.57%) TDD
7 3 (3.57%) Analytics
8 2 (2.38%) DevOps
8 2 (2.38%) BDD
8 2 (2.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.38%) Scrum
9 1 (1.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.76%) C#
2 31 (36.90%) SQL
3 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 25 (29.76%) VB
5 20 (23.81%) VB6
6 14 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 10 (11.90%) Java
8 5 (5.95%) VBScript
8 5 (5.95%) VBA
9 3 (3.57%) Ruby
9 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.19%) C
10 1 (1.19%) C++
10 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Xen
1 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Puppet
1 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.81%) IBM
3 5 (5.95%) VMware
3 5 (5.95%) Google
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) InterSystems