Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 38 37
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -25
Contract jobs citing .NET 96 70 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.29% 5.69% 6.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.76% 19.34% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 153
North East median daily rate £390 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% -15.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £525 £506 £559
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
North East median hourly rate - £27.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.15% +2.50%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

.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 404 362 759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.68% 29.43% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 250 528
North East median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £285
90th Percentile £556 £538 £507
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 17
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -3.45% +42.86%
10th Percentile £32.75 £10.83 £14.50
90th Percentile £48.05 £44.98 £37.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

.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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +10 50 £400 +10.50% 80
Durham +6 44 £375 -9.09% 25
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 65 (67.71%) C#
2 55 (57.29%) ASP.NET
3 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
4 46 (47.92%) MVC
5 41 (42.71%) TDD
6 40 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 39 (40.63%) CSS
8 36 (37.50%) HTML
9 34 (35.42%) .NET Framework
10 33 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (34.38%) AngularJS
11 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
11 29 (30.21%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (30.21%) Test Automation
12 28 (29.17%) Scrum
12 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
14 25 (26.04%) HTML5
14 25 (26.04%) Microservices
15 24 (25.00%) jQuery
16 23 (23.96%) SQL
17 18 (18.75%) Web Services
17 18 (18.75%) CSS3
18 17 (17.71%) React
18 17 (17.71%) Front End Development
19 16 (16.67%) T-SQL
20 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 15 (15.63%) Node.js
21 13 (13.54%) Multithreading

.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 9 (9.38%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.13%) CMS
2 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.04%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.29%) PaaS
3 5 (5.21%) IaaS
4 4 (4.17%) iPaaS
4 4 (4.17%) SaaS
5 3 (3.13%) Azure Functions
5 3 (3.13%) Serverless
6 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.08%) Office 365
7 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.04%) Boomi
7 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (3.13%) MySQL
4 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.13%) Redis
5 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.04%) Big Data
6 1 (1.04%) KDB
6 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Protractor
2 10 (10.42%) Bower
2 10 (10.42%) Grunt
3 9 (9.38%) MSTest
4 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (5.21%) NCrunch
7 5 (5.21%) NUnit
7 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.17%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.08%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.08%) Subversion
10 1 (1.04%) JIRA
10 1 (1.04%) Sahi
10 1 (1.04%) WATIR
General
1 3 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Advertising
2 1 (1.04%) Automotive
2 1 (1.04%) Banking
2 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (82.29%) Developer
2 32 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 22 (22.92%) C# Developer
4 16 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.38%) Sitecore Developer
8 8 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Azure Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Applications Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Architect
10 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (5.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (57.29%) ASP.NET
2 39 (40.63%) CSS
3 36 (37.50%) HTML
4 34 (35.42%) .NET Framework
5 33 (34.38%) AngularJS
5 33 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (26.04%) HTML5
7 24 (25.00%) jQuery
8 18 (18.75%) CSS3
8 18 (18.75%) Web Services
9 17 (17.71%) React
10 15 (15.63%) Node.js
11 12 (12.50%) Sass
12 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET Core
13 10 (10.42%) Angular 2
13 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (10.42%) OAuth
13 10 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (10.42%) XML
14 7 (7.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.21%) User Experience
4 4 (4.17%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.04%) iPad
6 1 (1.04%) iPhone
6 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) MVC
2 41 (42.71%) TDD
3 29 (30.21%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (30.21%) Test Automation
4 28 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (29.17%) Scrum
5 25 (26.04%) Microservices
6 17 (17.71%) Front End Development
7 13 (13.54%) Multithreading
8 12 (12.50%) Mobile Development
8 12 (12.50%) Non-Blocking Code
8 12 (12.50%) Task Automation
8 12 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 10 (10.42%) API Development
9 10 (10.42%) SDLC
10 9 (9.38%) BDD
10 9 (9.38%) Computer Science
10 9 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (8.33%) Project Management
11 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.71%) C#
2 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.96%) SQL
4 16 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.46%) TypeScript
6 10 (10.42%) Java
7 4 (4.17%) PHP
7 4 (4.17%) Python
7 4 (4.17%) Ruby
8 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.08%) C++
10 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.04%) Groovy
10 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) Scala
10 1 (1.04%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) WCAG
2 5 (5.21%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle
3 7 (7.29%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.08%) Google
4 2 (2.08%) Nintex
5 1 (1.04%) Dell
5 1 (1.04%) Sybase
5 1 (1.04%) Xamarin