The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North East / Durham
Rank 3 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 20.00% 3.95% 6.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.94% 13.04% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 5
Median daily rate £325 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +2.85%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Durham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Durham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34 23 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 37.78% 30.26% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 5
Median daily rate £340 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Durham

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Durham.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Durham

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Durham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Durham over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Durham

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET in Durham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Durham

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Durham region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees - 8 £325 - 3
Darlington +4 5 £313 -
.NET
North East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Durham region with a requirement for .NET.

1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (33.33%) CRM
6 7 (33.33%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 5 (23.81%) CSS
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) Advertising
9 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
10 3 (14.29%) SDLC
10 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
10 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (14.29%) MVC
10 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 2 (9.52%) Java
11 2 (9.52%) SOAP
11 2 (9.52%) Migration
11 2 (9.52%) GIS
11 2 (9.52%) TDD
11 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
11 2 (9.52%) Java EE

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Jetty
2 1 (4.76%) Mongrel
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) IPsec
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) GIS
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) C# Developer
3 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 10 (47.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.52%) Angular 2
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) Java EE
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) REST
6 2 (9.52%) SignalR
6 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Core
7 1 (4.76%) J2EE
7 1 (4.76%) JSTL
7 1 (4.76%) Servlets
7 1 (4.76%) Web Services
7 1 (4.76%) WPF
7 1 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 2 (9.52%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) VB6
6 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Capita
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) VMware