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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 18 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing .NET 87 70 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 12.00% 8.06% 8.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.90% 28.00% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 45
Median daily rate £350 £331 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +15.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £441 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.07 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.88% +2.85%  

.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 291 250 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.14% 28.77% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 170 94
Median daily rate £375 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

.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 30 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the North East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 30 March 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 -9 61 £350 +7.69% 27
Durham +10 18 £325 -13.33% 7
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 117 (66.86%) C#
2 91 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (46.86%) MVC
4 79 (45.14%) TDD
5 76 (43.43%) ASP.NET
6 67 (38.29%) Microsoft
7 58 (33.14%) JavaScript
7 58 (33.14%) Sitecore
8 50 (28.57%) Scrum
9 49 (28.00%) BDD
10 45 (25.71%) SQL
10 45 (25.71%) Java
11 40 (22.86%) DevOps
12 38 (21.71%) SQL Server
13 32 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (17.71%) Ruby
14 31 (17.71%) HTML
15 28 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (15.43%) CSS
16 27 (15.43%) Finance
17 24 (13.71%) XML
17 24 (13.71%) .NET Framework
18 23 (13.14%) Linux
19 21 (12.00%) Spring
19 21 (12.00%) Spring MVC
19 21 (12.00%) Cucumber
19 21 (12.00%) Git (software)
20 19 (10.86%) CMS
20 19 (10.86%) OO
20 19 (10.86%) Web Services

.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 19 (10.86%) CMS
2 18 (10.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (5.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.86%) SAS
5 3 (1.71%) Apache
5 3 (1.71%) GeoServer
5 3 (1.71%) IIS
5 3 (1.71%) Jetty
5 3 (1.71%) Mongrel
5 3 (1.71%) nginx
5 3 (1.71%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.71%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.57%) JBoss
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.71%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.14%) IaaS
3 2 (1.14%) PaaS
3 2 (1.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) GitHub
4 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) FTP
2 3 (1.71%) DHCP
2 3 (1.71%) DNS
2 3 (1.71%) HTTP
2 3 (1.71%) IPsec
2 3 (1.71%) SSL
2 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.86%) GIS
2 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.57%) Big Data
6 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.57%) MS Access
6 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (12.00%) Cucumber
1 21 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.57%) Selenium
3 13 (7.43%) HP UFT
3 13 (7.43%) Sahi
3 13 (7.43%) WATIR
4 12 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (6.86%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.71%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.14%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.57%) Maven
8 1 (0.57%) MSTest
8 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 27 (15.43%) Finance
2 11 (6.29%) Advertising
3 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.14%) Electronics
4 2 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 141 (80.57%) Developer
2 72 (41.14%) .NET Developer
3 49 (28.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 38 (21.71%) C# Developer
5 25 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (10.86%) Java Developer
7 15 (8.57%) Software Developer
8 13 (7.43%) Scala Developer
9 12 (6.86%) Java Scala Developer
10 11 (6.29%) Agile Developer
11 10 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (4.57%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
13 7 (4.00%) CMS Developer
13 7 (4.00%) QA Engineer
13 7 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
14 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Developer
14 6 (3.43%) Senior Developer
15 5 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
15 5 (2.86%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (43.43%) ASP.NET
2 32 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (17.71%) HTML
4 27 (15.43%) CSS
5 24 (13.71%) .NET Framework
5 24 (13.71%) XML
6 21 (12.00%) Spring
6 21 (12.00%) Spring MVC
7 19 (10.86%) Web Services
8 18 (10.29%) Entity Framework
8 18 (10.29%) Play Framework
8 18 (10.29%) Ruby on Rails
9 15 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 13 (7.43%) WPF
11 12 (6.86%) jQuery
12 9 (5.14%) REST
13 8 (4.57%) SOAP
14 7 (4.00%) Ajax
15 5 (2.86%) CSS3
15 5 (2.86%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (2.86%) NHS
3 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.57%) iSeries
5 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.14%) Linux
2 10 (5.71%) Windows
3 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.14%) AIX
4 2 (1.14%) Unix
4 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.57%) Android
5 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (46.86%) MVC
3 79 (45.14%) TDD
4 50 (28.57%) Scrum
5 49 (28.00%) BDD
6 40 (22.86%) DevOps
7 28 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (10.86%) OO
9 18 (10.29%) Open Source
10 17 (9.71%) Unit Testing
11 16 (9.14%) Automated Testing
11 16 (9.14%) SOLID
12 15 (8.57%) Microservices
13 13 (7.43%) Test Automation
14 11 (6.29%) SDLC
14 11 (6.29%) Software Engineering
15 7 (4.00%) CRM
15 7 (4.00%) Mentoring
15 7 (4.00%) Web Development
16 6 (3.43%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 117 (66.86%) C#
2 58 (33.14%) JavaScript
3 45 (25.71%) Java
3 45 (25.71%) SQL
4 31 (17.71%) Ruby
5 18 (10.29%) Scala
6 13 (7.43%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.71%) VB
8 7 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.86%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.86%) VB6
10 4 (2.29%) C
11 2 (1.14%) Python
12 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.57%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) COBOL
12 1 (0.57%) Perl
12 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.57%) QA
2 6 (3.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.71%) Xen
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (38.29%) Microsoft
2 58 (33.14%) Sitecore
3 13 (7.43%) Oracle
4 5 (2.86%) Google
5 3 (1.71%) VMware
6 2 (1.14%) IBM
6 2 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (0.57%) Apple
7 1 (0.57%) Capita
7 1 (0.57%) Infor
7 1 (0.57%) SOASTA, Inc
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