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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 35 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 34 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.66% 7.67% 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.26% 30.53% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £155 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
.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
197 95 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.02% 25.13% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 66 19
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -31 17 £355 +31.48% 24
Sunderland +4 12 £270 - 2
.NET
North East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 51 (57.30%) SQL Server
2 46 (51.69%) C#
3 38 (42.70%) Microsoft
4 29 (32.58%) ASP.NET
5 28 (31.46%) Web Services
6 27 (30.34%) VB
6 27 (30.34%) FTP
6 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (29.21%) SQL
8 25 (28.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (28.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (25.84%) VB6
9 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
9 23 (25.84%) Visual Studio
9 23 (25.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (24.72%) jQuery
10 22 (24.72%) IBM
10 22 (24.72%) SQL Server 2000
10 22 (24.72%) Manufacturing
11 21 (23.60%) MVC
11 21 (23.60%) HTML
12 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
13 18 (20.22%) CSS
14 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (14.61%) Entity Framework
15 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (13.48%) Java
17 11 (12.36%) CRM
18 10 (11.24%) XML
18 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (6.74%) IIS
2 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.62%) Jetty
2 5 (5.62%) nginx
3 4 (4.49%) CMS
4 3 (3.37%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.62%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) FTP
2 6 (6.74%) HTTP
3 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.62%) DNS
3 5 (5.62%) SSL
3 5 (5.62%) IPsec
3 5 (5.62%) DHCP
4 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.12%) Converged Networks
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (57.30%) SQL Server
2 25 (28.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (28.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (25.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (24.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.12%) IDMS
7 1 (1.12%) Big Data
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (25.84%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.62%) Selenium
4 4 (4.49%) Sahi
4 4 (4.49%) HP UFT
4 4 (4.49%) WATIR
5 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (24.72%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.74%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Back Office
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (53.93%) Developer
2 33 (37.08%) .NET Developer
3 20 (22.47%) Programmer
4 17 (19.10%) VB Programmer
5 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.74%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.37%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.25%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.58%) ASP.NET
2 28 (31.46%) Web Services
3 22 (24.72%) jQuery
4 21 (23.60%) HTML
5 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
6 18 (20.22%) CSS
7 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (14.61%) Entity Framework
8 10 (11.24%) XML
9 7 (7.87%) RESTful
9 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (6.74%) HTML5
10 6 (6.74%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (5.62%) Ajax
11 5 (5.62%) WCF
11 5 (5.62%) Servlets
11 5 (5.62%) SOAP
11 5 (5.62%) J2EE
12 3 (3.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.12%) Social Media
3 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.60%) MVC
3 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (12.36%) CRM
5 9 (10.11%) Open Source
6 8 (8.99%) TDD
7 6 (6.74%) Project Management
7 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.62%) Web Development
8 5 (5.62%) Scrum
8 5 (5.62%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.49%) Analytics
9 4 (4.49%) BDD
10 3 (3.37%) SDLC
11 2 (2.25%) Android Development
11 2 (2.25%) DevOps
11 2 (2.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.25%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.69%) C#
2 27 (30.34%) VB
3 26 (29.21%) SQL
4 23 (25.84%) VB6
4 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.48%) Java
6 8 (8.99%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.62%) Ruby
8 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.37%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.25%) PHP
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) COBOL
11 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.12%) VBA
11 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) MCP
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Xen
1 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Puppet
1 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (42.70%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.72%) IBM
3 5 (5.62%) VMware
3 5 (5.62%) Google
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) Siemens
4 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
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