The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 June 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 69 21
Rank change year-on-year +56 -48  
Contract jobs citing .NET 34 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.95% 3.96% 6.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.08% 19.93% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 33
Median daily rate £456 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.38% +13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £443 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 106 281 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.89% 19.89% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 180 104
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 1
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.25 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.30% +80.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Tyne and Wear

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Tyne and Wear

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Tyne and Wear

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +73 30 £476 +48.82% 13
Gateshead +1 2 £388 +10.71% 1
Sunderland -5 2 - - 1
.NET
North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for .NET.

1 60 (64.52%) C#
2 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (48.39%) TDD
3 45 (48.39%) MVC
4 43 (46.24%) ASP.NET
5 33 (35.48%) JavaScript
6 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
7 28 (30.11%) Sitecore
8 27 (29.03%) Scrum
9 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (23.66%) BDD
11 20 (21.51%) Java
11 20 (21.51%) Spring
12 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
13 18 (19.35%) Test Automation
13 18 (19.35%) Spring MVC
14 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
14 17 (18.28%) DevOps
15 16 (17.20%) CSS
15 16 (17.20%) Linux
16 15 (16.13%) SQL
16 15 (16.13%) HTML
17 14 (15.05%) Ruby
17 14 (15.05%) Ruby on Rails
17 14 (15.05%) Scala
17 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
17 14 (15.05%) Play Framework
18 12 (12.90%) Microservices
18 12 (12.90%) .NET Framework
19 11 (11.83%) Cucumber

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 6 (6.45%) CMS
1 6 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.23%) GeoServer
2 3 (3.23%) IIS
2 3 (3.23%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Internet
2 3 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.23%) GIS
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) MS Access
4 1 (1.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
3 10 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.23%) Selenium
6 2 (2.15%) JUnit
6 2 (2.15%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.15%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Advertising
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Electronics
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (77.42%) Developer
2 40 (43.01%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.51%) Sitecore Developer
4 17 (18.28%) C# Developer
4 17 (18.28%) Java Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Agile Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Scala Developer
7 10 (10.75%) Java Scala Developer
8 9 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (8.60%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Architect
10 6 (6.45%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Linux Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Ruby Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.30%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (4.30%) CRM Architect
13 3 (3.23%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (46.24%) ASP.NET
2 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (21.51%) Spring
4 18 (19.35%) Spring MVC
5 16 (17.20%) CSS
6 15 (16.13%) HTML
7 14 (15.05%) Play Framework
7 14 (15.05%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (12.90%) .NET Framework
9 9 (9.68%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.68%) WPF
10 7 (7.53%) Entity Framework
11 6 (6.45%) REST
12 5 (5.38%) Ajax
12 5 (5.38%) jQuery
12 5 (5.38%) JSON
12 5 (5.38%) SOAP
12 5 (5.38%) XML
13 4 (4.30%) Web Services
14 3 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.20%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) Android
3 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (48.39%) MVC
2 45 (48.39%) TDD
3 27 (29.03%) Scrum
4 22 (23.66%) BDD
5 18 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 17 (18.28%) DevOps
7 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
8 12 (12.90%) Microservices
9 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.68%) OO
11 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.53%) Kanban
13 6 (6.45%) CRM
13 6 (6.45%) Project Governance
13 6 (6.45%) SDLC
13 6 (6.45%) SOLID
13 6 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
14 5 (5.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (64.52%) C#
2 33 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.51%) Java
4 15 (16.13%) SQL
5 14 (15.05%) Ruby
5 14 (15.05%) Scala
6 7 (7.53%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.23%) VB
7 3 (3.23%) VB6
8 2 (2.15%) Python
8 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) Docker
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
2 28 (30.11%) Sitecore
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.15%) Apple
4 2 (2.15%) Google
4 2 (2.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.08%) Xamarin