Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 30 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 +25 -40
Contract jobs citing .NET 95 75 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.79% 6.15% 4.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.17% 21.80% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 101
North East median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% +1.54%
10th Percentile £263 £295 £275
90th Percentile £450 £531 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
North East median hourly rate - £10.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.50% +39.59%
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +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 410 344 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.63% 28.20% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 213 460
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £281 £278 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 28
North East median hourly rate £35.50 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +60.71% +73.27%
10th Percentile £28.20 £16.50 £17.75
90th Percentile £42.40 £47.76 £36.30
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.35%

.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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -4 60 £325 -12.75% 59
Durham +3 33 £375 +10.29% 13
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 78 (82.11%) C#
2 65 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 57 (60.00%) MVC
4 47 (49.47%) SQL Server
5 45 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 45 (47.37%) TDD
6 43 (45.26%) Microsoft
7 42 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (43.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (42.11%) CSS
10 39 (41.05%) HTML
10 39 (41.05%) Scrum
11 36 (37.89%) SQL
12 33 (34.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (33.68%) T-SQL
14 31 (32.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (29.47%) Windows
16 27 (28.42%) .NET Framework
16 27 (28.42%) AngularJS
17 24 (25.26%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (24.21%) Test Automation
18 23 (24.21%) HTML5
19 20 (21.05%) Degree
20 19 (20.00%) Microservices
20 19 (20.00%) BDD
21 18 (18.95%) SpecFlow
22 16 (16.84%) jQuery
23 15 (15.79%) Linux
24 14 (14.74%) Twitter Bootstrap

.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 (9.47%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.11%) Confluence
2 2 (2.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) Apache
3 1 (1.05%) Jetty
3 1 (1.05%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.05%) nginx
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.21%) iPaaS
3 3 (3.16%) Azure Functions
3 3 (3.16%) Serverless
4 2 (2.11%) GitHub
4 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.05%) Boomi
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
5 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) DHCP
1 1 (1.05%) DNS
1 1 (1.05%) FTP
1 1 (1.05%) HTTP
1 1 (1.05%) IPsec
1 1 (1.05%) SSL
1 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (49.47%) SQL Server
2 33 (34.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (32.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.05%) KDB
7 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (18.95%) SpecFlow
2 9 (9.47%) MSTest
3 8 (8.42%) Protractor
4 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.26%) NCrunch
5 5 (5.26%) NUnit
6 4 (4.21%) Jasmine
6 4 (4.21%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (3.16%) Bower
7 3 (3.16%) Grunt
7 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.16%) Subversion
8 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.11%) JIRA
8 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.05%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (10.53%) Banking
2 8 (8.42%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Automotive
4 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (90.53%) Developer
2 44 (46.32%) .NET Developer
3 42 (44.21%) C# Developer
4 23 (24.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (8.42%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (8.42%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.37%) Azure Developer
9 7 (7.37%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (7.37%) Sitecore Developer
10 6 (6.32%) SQL Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Angular Developer
12 4 (4.21%) .NET Web Applications Developer
12 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
12 4 (4.21%) C# Web Application Developer
12 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (68.42%) ASP.NET
2 41 (43.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 40 (42.11%) CSS
4 39 (41.05%) HTML
5 27 (28.42%) .NET Framework
5 27 (28.42%) AngularJS
6 23 (24.21%) HTML5
7 16 (16.84%) jQuery
8 14 (14.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (13.68%) Web Services
10 12 (12.63%) CSS3
11 11 (11.58%) Angular 2
12 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (9.47%) XML
14 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET Core
14 8 (8.42%) React
15 7 (7.37%) OAuth
15 7 (7.37%) XML Schema
16 6 (6.32%) JSON
16 6 (6.32%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.37%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.26%) User Experience
5 4 (4.21%) Reinsurance
6 3 (3.16%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.05%) iPad
7 1 (1.05%) iPhone
7 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.47%) Windows
2 15 (15.79%) Linux
3 4 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.00%) MVC
2 45 (47.37%) TDD
3 42 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (41.05%) Scrum
5 24 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (24.21%) Test Automation
7 19 (20.00%) BDD
7 19 (20.00%) Microservices
8 14 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (13.68%) Front End Development
10 9 (9.47%) Mobile Development
10 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.42%) Multithreading
11 8 (8.42%) OO
11 8 (8.42%) Project Management
11 8 (8.42%) SDLC
12 7 (7.37%) API Development
12 7 (7.37%) Issue Tracking
12 7 (7.37%) Open Source
12 7 (7.37%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 78 (82.11%) C#
2 45 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 36 (37.89%) SQL
4 32 (33.68%) T-SQL
5 12 (12.63%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.26%) Java
7 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.11%) PHP
8 2 (2.11%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) VB
9 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) Scala
9 1 (1.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
1 3 (3.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
1 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (2.11%) Terraform
2 1 (1.05%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 43 (45.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.37%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.11%) Google
5 1 (1.05%) Dell
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle
5 1 (1.05%) Sybase
5 1 (1.05%) Twitter
5 1 (1.05%) VMware
5 1 (1.05%) Xamarin