Period
to 24 February 2018

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 6 months to 24 February 2018 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
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 23 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET 92 206 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.28% 9.06% 10.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.90% 26.68% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 184 145
North East median daily rate £350 £373 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.04% -8.02% +35.00%
10th Percentile £273 £275 £272
90th Percentile £521 £563 £533
England median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £15.07 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.71% -24.68% -
10th Percentile £44.50 £9.99 £9.50
90th Percentile £45.50 £19.94 £20.24
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.95% +16.54%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 342 772 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.06% 33.96% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 554 377
North East median daily rate £400 £357 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.03% -4.79% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £288 £270
90th Percentile £550 £525 £534
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 13
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £26.89 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.04% +3.43% -9.57%
10th Percentile £18.45 £8.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.15 £36.50 £45.75
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -7 58 £350 -6.67% 58
Durham +3 22 £413 +26.92% 11
Northumberland - 1 - -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for .NET.

1 61 (66.30%) C#
2 50 (54.35%) Microsoft
3 33 (35.87%) JavaScript
4 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 30 (32.61%) Visual Studio
6 27 (29.35%) Windows
7 25 (27.17%) CSS
7 25 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET
8 21 (22.83%) HTML
8 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 19 (20.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
10 19 (20.65%) SQL
11 17 (18.48%) Migration
11 17 (18.48%) DevOps
12 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
12 16 (17.39%) TDD
13 15 (16.30%) Subversion
13 15 (16.30%) MVC
13 15 (16.30%) Linux
13 15 (16.30%) Test Automation
14 14 (15.22%) XML
14 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
15 13 (14.13%) Confluence
15 13 (14.13%) Degree
15 13 (14.13%) JIRA
16 12 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
16 12 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery

.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 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 13 (14.13%) Confluence
3 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 7 (7.61%) NServiceBus
4 7 (7.61%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.35%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (3.26%) IIS
7 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.09%) Apache
8 1 (1.09%) Jetty
8 1 (1.09%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) InfoPath
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.70%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Skype
2 5 (5.43%) FTP
3 4 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) HTTP
4 2 (2.17%) SMS
5 1 (1.09%) DHCP
5 1 (1.09%) DNS
5 1 (1.09%) IPsec
5 1 (1.09%) SSL
5 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.09%) DTS
6 1 (1.09%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (32.61%) Visual Studio
2 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 15 (16.30%) Subversion
4 13 (14.13%) JIRA
5 12 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 12 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (11.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.26%) Selenium
8 2 (2.17%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.17%) Sahi
8 2 (2.17%) WATIR
9 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.09%) git-flow
9 1 (1.09%) gulp
9 1 (1.09%) NUnit
9 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (2.17%) Publishing
2 1 (1.09%) Advertising
2 1 (1.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (53.26%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Architect
6 8 (8.70%) Azure DevOps
6 8 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.52%) Messaging Specialist
9 5 (5.43%) Collaboration Specialist
10 4 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Consultant
10 4 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.17%) CSS
2 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET
2 21 (22.83%) HTML
3 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
4 14 (15.22%) XML
5 12 (13.04%) .NET Framework
6 9 (9.78%) Angular 2
6 9 (9.78%) jQuery
7 8 (8.70%) JSON
7 8 (8.70%) OOXML
7 8 (8.70%) Web Services
8 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.26%) HTML5
9 3 (3.26%) MSMQ
9 3 (3.26%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (2.17%) Ajax
10 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.17%) Ember.js
10 2 (2.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) Social Media
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Windows
2 15 (16.30%) Linux
3 12 (13.04%) Unix
4 10 (10.87%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.48%) DevOps
3 17 (18.48%) Migration
4 16 (17.39%) TDD
5 15 (16.30%) MVC
5 15 (16.30%) Test Automation
6 12 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (11.96%) Web Development
8 10 (10.87%) CRM
8 10 (10.87%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.78%) OO
9 9 (9.78%) Scrum
10 8 (8.70%) Load Balancing
11 7 (7.61%) Front End Development
11 7 (7.61%) SOLID
12 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (66.30%) C#
2 33 (35.87%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.74%) PowerShell
4 19 (20.65%) SQL
5 10 (10.87%) Java
5 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.78%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.35%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.35%) VB
8 3 (3.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.17%) C++
9 2 (2.17%) Groovy
9 2 (2.17%) PHP
10 1 (1.09%) Perl
10 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.70%) MCSE
3 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 8 (8.70%) Brightmail
2 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Ansible
1 1 (1.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.09%) Nessus
1 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.09%) Puppet
1 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) IronPort
3 5 (5.43%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) BEA
5 1 (1.09%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter
5 1 (1.09%) VMware