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 28 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2  
Contract jobs citing .NET 59 66 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.12% 9.43% 10.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.32% 30.84% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 42
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £433 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +13.88% +4.34%  

.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 233 214 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 39.97% 30.57% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 148 87
Median daily rate £383 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.28% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.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 28 March 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 28 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 49 £350 +2.56% 18
Gateshead - 5 £400 - 4
Tyneside - 2 £508 -
.NET
North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for .NET.

1 94 (63.51%) C#
2 76 (51.35%) MVC
2 76 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (50.68%) ASP.NET
4 71 (47.97%) TDD
5 53 (35.81%) Microsoft
6 47 (31.76%) SQL
7 46 (31.08%) JavaScript
7 46 (31.08%) Sitecore
8 44 (29.73%) BDD
8 44 (29.73%) Java
9 41 (27.70%) Scrum
10 39 (26.35%) DevOps
11 36 (24.32%) SQL Server
12 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (20.27%) Ruby
14 27 (18.24%) Finance
15 26 (17.57%) XML
16 24 (16.22%) HTML
16 24 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (14.86%) CSS
17 22 (14.86%) Linux
18 21 (14.19%) Git (software)
18 21 (14.19%) Cucumber
19 20 (13.51%) Spring MVC
19 20 (13.51%) Web Services
19 20 (13.51%) Spring
20 18 (12.16%) Unit Testing
21 17 (11.49%) .NET Framework
21 17 (11.49%) Scala

.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 14 (9.46%) CMS
1 14 (9.46%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (4.05%) SAS
2 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.70%) IIS
4 3 (2.03%) GeoServer
4 3 (2.03%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.35%) Apache
5 2 (1.35%) Jetty
5 2 (1.35%) Mongrel
5 2 (1.35%) nginx
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.35%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.35%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.35%) IaaS
2 2 (1.35%) PaaS
2 2 (1.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) FTP
2 2 (1.35%) DHCP
2 2 (1.35%) DNS
2 2 (1.35%) HTTP
2 2 (1.35%) IPsec
2 2 (1.35%) SSL
2 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.03%) GIS
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) MS Access
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (14.19%) Cucumber
1 21 (14.19%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.14%) Selenium
3 13 (8.78%) HP UFT
3 13 (8.78%) Sahi
3 13 (8.78%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.78%) WATIR
4 10 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.35%) MSI
6 2 (1.35%) NMock
6 2 (1.35%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.35%) WiX
7 1 (0.68%) Maven
7 1 (0.68%) MSTest
7 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 27 (18.24%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Advertising
3 4 (2.70%) Back Office
4 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.35%) Electronics
5 2 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (79.73%) Developer
2 61 (41.22%) .NET Developer
3 42 (28.38%) Sitecore Developer
4 29 (19.59%) C# Developer
5 19 (12.84%) Java Developer
6 17 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (8.78%) Scala Developer
7 13 (8.78%) Software Developer
8 12 (8.11%) Java Scala Developer
9 8 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Agile Developer
10 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.73%) QA Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Ruby Developer
10 7 (4.73%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.38%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (3.38%) HTML Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Linux Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (50.68%) ASP.NET
2 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (17.57%) XML
4 24 (16.22%) HTML
5 22 (14.86%) CSS
6 20 (13.51%) Spring
6 20 (13.51%) Spring MVC
6 20 (13.51%) Web Services
7 17 (11.49%) .NET Framework
7 17 (11.49%) Play Framework
7 17 (11.49%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (8.11%) AngularJS
8 12 (8.11%) WPF
9 10 (6.76%) Entity Framework
9 10 (6.76%) jQuery
10 6 (4.05%) Ajax
11 5 (3.38%) HTML5
11 5 (3.38%) LINQ
12 4 (2.70%) CSS3
12 4 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (3.38%) NHS
3 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.86%) Linux
2 11 (7.43%) Windows
3 5 (3.38%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.35%) AIX
5 2 (1.35%) Unix
5 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
1 76 (51.35%) MVC
2 71 (47.97%) TDD
3 44 (29.73%) BDD
4 41 (27.70%) Scrum
5 39 (26.35%) DevOps
6 24 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (12.16%) Unit Testing
8 16 (10.81%) Open Source
9 15 (10.14%) Automated Testing
9 15 (10.14%) Microservices
9 15 (10.14%) OO
10 13 (8.78%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.43%) SOLID
12 9 (6.08%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.41%) SDLC
14 7 (4.73%) Mentoring
15 5 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (3.38%) Test Scripting
15 5 (3.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (63.51%) C#
2 47 (31.76%) SQL
3 46 (31.08%) JavaScript
4 44 (29.73%) Java
5 30 (20.27%) Ruby
6 17 (11.49%) Scala
7 12 (8.11%) VB.NET
8 9 (6.08%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.08%) VB
9 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.70%) C
10 4 (2.70%) VB6
11 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.35%) Python
12 2 (1.35%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (7.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.68%) CISSP
4 1 (0.68%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) SANS
4 1 (0.68%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.14%) QA
2 6 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.35%) Xen
4 1 (0.68%) Docker
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (35.81%) Microsoft
2 46 (31.08%) Sitecore
3 16 (10.81%) Oracle
4 5 (3.38%) VMware
5 3 (2.03%) Google
6 2 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) HP
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.68%) SOASTA, Inc
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