Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 15 40
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 -25
Contract jobs citing .NET 84 137 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.51% 10.42% 5.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.39% 30.38% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 105 85
North East median daily rate £325 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £155 £275 £270
90th Percentile £490 £539 £467
England median daily rate £438 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
North East median hourly rate - £15.07 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.70% -0.66%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -1.16% +15.44% +6.43%

.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 412 451 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.94% 34.30% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 290 359
North East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £275 £285 £270
90th Percentile £516 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
North East median hourly rate £43.75 £33.07 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.32% +18.09% +73.27%
10th Percentile £41.38 £12.46 £16.86
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.73 £28.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £37.75
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.97% +7.86%

.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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -21 69 £325 -13.33% 46
Durham -13 13 £360 +7.87% 13
Northumberland - 1 - - 3
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 68 (80.95%) C#
2 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
5 42 (50.00%) MVC
5 42 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 35 (41.67%) Scrum
7 32 (38.10%) SQL
8 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
8 31 (36.90%) HTML
8 31 (36.90%) CSS
9 30 (35.71%) Windows
10 27 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (28.57%) TDD
12 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (26.19%) Degree
12 22 (26.19%) T-SQL
13 21 (25.00%) Linux
14 20 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (22.62%) BDD
16 18 (21.43%) .NET Framework
17 17 (20.24%) SpecFlow
17 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (16.67%) Web Development
20 13 (15.48%) jQuery
20 13 (15.48%) Visual Studio
21 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
22 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure

.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 7 (8.33%) NServiceBus
2 5 (5.95%) IIS
3 4 (4.76%) Apache
3 4 (4.76%) Jetty
3 4 (4.76%) Mongrel
3 4 (4.76%) nginx
3 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.57%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.76%) Google App Engine
3 4 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.38%) GitHub
5 1 (1.19%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) DHCP
1 4 (4.76%) DNS
1 4 (4.76%) FTP
1 4 (4.76%) HTTP
1 4 (4.76%) IPsec
1 4 (4.76%) SSL
1 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 27 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) SpecFlow
2 13 (15.48%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.95%) Subversion
4 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.76%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) NUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (11.90%) Banking
2 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (5.95%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (82.14%) Developer
2 40 (47.62%) C# Developer
3 29 (34.52%) .NET Developer
4 19 (22.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (7.14%) Angular Developer
9 5 (5.95%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (5.95%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Junior
9 5 (5.95%) Junior Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Azure Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Junior C# Developer
11 3 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
11 3 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
11 3 (3.57%) SSIS Developer
11 3 (3.57%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 31 (36.90%) CSS
2 31 (36.90%) HTML
3 27 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 13 (15.48%) jQuery
6 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
7 8 (9.52%) HTML5
8 7 (8.33%) Angular 2
9 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (5.95%) JSON
11 4 (4.76%) Entity Framework
11 4 (4.76%) J2EE
11 4 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (4.76%) REST
11 4 (4.76%) Servlets
12 3 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (2.38%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.57%) Social Media
3 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) Windows
2 21 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.00%) MVC
3 35 (41.67%) Scrum
4 24 (28.57%) TDD
5 20 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (22.62%) BDD
7 15 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (16.67%) Web Development
9 7 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 7 (8.33%) Microservices
9 7 (8.33%) OO
9 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.14%) DevOps
11 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.95%) Project Management
11 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (4.76%) Usability Testing
12 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (80.95%) C#
2 32 (38.10%) SQL
3 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 22 (26.19%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.52%) Java
6 6 (7.14%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.38%) C++
8 2 (2.38%) Groovy
8 2 (2.38%) PHP
8 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) Perl
9 1 (1.19%) Python
9 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Degree
2 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) CITP
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.19%) MCSD
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.76%) Xen
2 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Ansible
1 4 (4.76%) Puppet
1 4 (4.76%) Terraform
2 3 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.19%) Nessus
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) Google
2 4 (4.76%) Sitecore
2 4 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) Cubic Transportation
4 1 (1.19%) Infor
4 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.19%) SAP
4 1 (1.19%) Twitter