The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 June 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 68 16
Rank change year-on-year +58 -52  
Contract jobs citing .NET 53 62 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.48% 3.85% 8.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.81% 20.53% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 49
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £443 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 148 302 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 26.48% 18.76% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 185 126
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 8
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.76% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.28 £14.35 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £36.00 £16.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in the North East

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the North East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in the North East

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in the North East

.NET
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Tyne and Wear +56 34 £456 +40.38% 18
Durham +8 16 £340 - 3
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North East region with a requirement for .NET.

1 100 (72.46%) C#
2 82 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (42.75%) JavaScript
4 58 (42.03%) Microsoft
5 57 (41.30%) MVC
6 52 (37.68%) ASP.NET
7 49 (35.51%) TDD
8 37 (26.81%) Scrum
9 36 (26.09%) Sitecore
10 35 (25.36%) SQL Server
11 32 (23.19%) SQL
12 29 (21.01%) .NET Framework
12 29 (21.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (16.67%) BDD
14 22 (15.94%) Test Automation
14 22 (15.94%) HTML
14 22 (15.94%) Java
15 20 (14.49%) CSS
15 20 (14.49%) Spring
15 20 (14.49%) Software Engineering
16 18 (13.04%) Spring MVC
16 18 (13.04%) DevOps
16 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
17 17 (12.32%) Git (software)
17 17 (12.32%) Entity Framework
17 17 (12.32%) AngularJS
17 17 (12.32%) OO
17 17 (12.32%) Linux
18 15 (10.87%) CRM
18 15 (10.87%) REST

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 12 (8.70%) CMS
2 10 (7.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.90%) IIS
3 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.17%) GeoServer
4 3 (2.17%) JBoss
4 3 (2.17%) NServiceBus
4 3 (2.17%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) Jetty
5 1 (0.72%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.72%) nginx
5 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Internet
2 4 (2.90%) FTP
3 1 (0.72%) DHCP
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) IPsec
3 1 (0.72%) SSL
3 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) GIS
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.62%) Big Data
3 5 (3.62%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) MS Access
7 1 (0.72%) MySQL
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.32%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 13 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (7.97%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.17%) Selenium
6 2 (1.45%) JUnit
6 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (6.52%) Finance
2 7 (5.07%) Advertising
3 3 (2.17%) Marketing
3 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.45%) Electronics
4 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 110 (79.71%) Developer
2 66 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 35 (25.36%) C# Developer
4 25 (18.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (15.94%) Sitecore Developer
6 17 (12.32%) Java Developer
7 14 (10.14%) Agile Developer
8 11 (7.97%) Scala Developer
8 11 (7.97%) Software Developer
9 10 (7.25%) Java Scala Developer
10 9 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (5.80%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (5.80%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (4.35%) Architect
12 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Agile Java Developer
13 5 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Ruby Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (37.68%) ASP.NET
2 29 (21.01%) .NET Framework
2 29 (21.01%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (15.94%) HTML
4 20 (14.49%) CSS
4 20 (14.49%) Spring
5 18 (13.04%) Spring MVC
6 17 (12.32%) AngularJS
6 17 (12.32%) Entity Framework
7 15 (10.87%) REST
8 14 (10.14%) Play Framework
8 14 (10.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (9.42%) SOAP
10 12 (8.70%) jQuery
11 11 (7.97%) Web Services
12 10 (7.25%) WPF
13 6 (4.35%) SignalR
14 5 (3.62%) Ajax
14 5 (3.62%) Java EE
14 5 (3.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) Linux
2 10 (7.25%) Windows
3 1 (0.72%) Android
3 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.30%) MVC
3 49 (35.51%) TDD
4 37 (26.81%) Scrum
5 23 (16.67%) BDD
6 22 (15.94%) Test Automation
7 20 (14.49%) Software Engineering
8 18 (13.04%) DevOps
9 17 (12.32%) OO
10 15 (10.87%) CRM
10 15 (10.87%) Unit Testing
11 13 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.70%) Microservices
13 11 (7.97%) SDLC
13 11 (7.97%) SOA
13 11 (7.97%) SOLID
14 10 (7.25%) Web Development
15 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
15 8 (5.80%) UML
16 7 (5.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 100 (72.46%) C#
2 59 (42.75%) JavaScript
3 32 (23.19%) SQL
4 22 (15.94%) Java
5 14 (10.14%) Ruby
5 14 (10.14%) Scala
6 13 (9.42%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.62%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.90%) VB
8 4 (2.90%) VB6
9 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.45%) Python
11 1 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 7 (5.07%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.72%) Docker
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 36 (26.09%) Sitecore
3 8 (5.80%) Oracle
4 3 (2.17%) Google
5 2 (1.45%) Apple
5 2 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (0.72%) Capita
6 1 (0.72%) Genesys
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) VMware
6 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
Durham, County Durham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago