The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 49 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 43 32 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.71% 6.40% 12.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.50% 25.20% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 51
Average daily rate £313 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £230 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £365 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.34 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.NET
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
200 127 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.91% 25.40% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 82 96
Average daily rate £325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.25 £15.68 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 91 (72.80%) C#
2 67 (53.60%) ASP.NET
3 62 (49.60%) Java
4 56 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (41.60%) JavaScript
6 47 (37.60%) SQL Server
7 46 (36.80%) Microsoft
8 34 (27.20%) Linux
9 32 (25.60%) VB
10 26 (20.80%) MVC
11 25 (20.00%) Oracle
12 24 (19.20%) HTML
12 24 (19.20%) XML
12 24 (19.20%) IIS
12 24 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (18.40%) Visual Studio
14 22 (17.60%) CSS
14 22 (17.60%) Apache
14 22 (17.60%) CRM
14 22 (17.60%) SSL
15 21 (16.80%) Web Services
15 21 (16.80%) Configuration Management
15 21 (16.80%) WebSphere
15 21 (16.80%) .NET Framework
16 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
16 20 (16.00%) Node.js
16 20 (16.00%) Windows
16 20 (16.00%) Jenkins
16 20 (16.00%) Relational Database
16 20 (16.00%) Analytical Skills

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (19.20%) IIS
2 22 (17.60%) Apache
3 21 (16.80%) WebSphere
4 20 (16.00%) Node.js
5 15 (12.00%) Jetty
5 15 (12.00%) nginx
5 15 (12.00%) Tomcat
6 11 (8.80%) Oracle 10gAS
6 11 (8.80%) Oracle Application Server
6 11 (8.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (8.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (8.00%) PowerExchange
8 6 (4.80%) CICS
8 6 (4.80%) Oracle Spatial
8 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
9 5 (4.00%) CMS
10 4 (3.20%) Confluence
11 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.40%) IaaS
5 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.60%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.60%) SSL
2 19 (15.20%) FTP
3 18 (14.40%) HTTP
4 17 (13.60%) TCP/IP
5 13 (10.40%) DHCP
5 13 (10.40%) DNS
5 13 (10.40%) IPsec
6 11 (8.80%) Internet
7 6 (4.80%) WinSCP
8 4 (3.20%) SNMP
9 2 (1.60%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.80%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (10.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (9.60%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (8.80%) PowerCenter
7 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database
7 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (5.60%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (4.80%) DB2
9 6 (4.80%) Easytrieve
9 6 (4.80%) MS Access
10 5 (4.00%) Data Mining
10 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (18.40%) Visual Studio
2 20 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 16 (12.80%) Travis CI
4 11 (8.80%) Log4j
4 11 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.80%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.20%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.20%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.20%) JIRA
6 4 (3.20%) JMeter
6 4 (3.20%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.20%) Selenium
7 3 (2.40%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.80%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.80%) Subversion
8 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (12.80%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Advertising
4 3 (2.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Law
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (71.20%) Developer
2 43 (34.40%) .NET Developer
3 28 (22.40%) C# Developer
4 20 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Developer
6 13 (10.40%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (9.60%) Applications Developer
7 12 (9.60%) VB Developer
8 10 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (8.00%) CRM Developer
8 10 (8.00%) SQL Developer
9 9 (7.20%) ASP Developer
9 9 (7.20%) Java Developer
9 9 (7.20%) Tester
10 8 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.40%) VB.NET Developer
10 8 (6.40%) VB6 Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (53.60%) ASP.NET
2 24 (19.20%) HTML
2 24 (19.20%) XML
3 22 (17.60%) CSS
4 21 (16.80%) .NET Framework
4 21 (16.80%) Web Services
5 19 (15.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (13.60%) J2EE
7 15 (12.00%) ADO.NET
8 14 (11.20%) jQuery
8 14 (11.20%) Servlets
9 13 (10.40%) AngularJS
9 13 (10.40%) HTML5
10 8 (6.40%) Classic ASP
11 7 (5.60%) Entity Framework
12 6 (4.80%) CSS3
12 6 (4.80%) ISPF
12 6 (4.80%) XSLT
13 4 (3.20%) Ajax
13 4 (3.20%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.80%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (4.80%) Mainframe
2 6 (4.80%) VSAM
3 4 (3.20%) PKI
4 3 (2.40%) CESG
4 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.40%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.40%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.20%) Linux
2 20 (16.00%) Windows
3 11 (8.80%) AIX
3 11 (8.80%) Solaris
4 8 (6.40%) Mac OS X
5 7 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.60%) Unix
6 6 (4.80%) MVS
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.80%) MVC
3 24 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (17.60%) CRM
5 21 (16.80%) Configuration Management
6 16 (12.80%) Automated Testing
6 16 (12.80%) Test Scripting
7 15 (12.00%) Scrum
7 15 (12.00%) Web Development
8 14 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (11.20%) Unit Testing
9 13 (10.40%) Test Automation
10 11 (8.80%) TDD
10 11 (8.80%) Web Operations
11 10 (8.00%) SDLC
12 8 (6.40%) DevOps
13 6 (4.80%) Data Management
13 6 (4.80%) Open Source
14 5 (4.00%) Integration Testing
14 5 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (72.80%) C#
2 62 (49.60%) Java
3 52 (41.60%) JavaScript
4 32 (25.60%) VB
5 18 (14.40%) SQL
6 17 (13.60%) C
6 17 (13.60%) Perl
7 16 (12.80%) Python
8 15 (12.00%) VB.NET
9 13 (10.40%) C++
10 12 (9.60%) Ruby
11 11 (8.80%) Shell Script
12 10 (8.00%) COBOL
12 10 (8.00%) TypeScript
12 10 (8.00%) VB6
12 10 (8.00%) VBA
13 9 (7.20%) T-SQL
14 6 (4.80%) Assembly Language
14 6 (4.80%) JCL
14 6 (4.80%) REXX
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.60%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.20%) Degree
5 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.40%) QA
1 3 (2.40%) WAI
1 3 (2.40%) WCAG
2 2 (1.60%) GPG13
3 1 (0.80%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (11.20%) Xen
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.80%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.40%) StatsD
Vendors
1 46 (36.80%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.00%) Oracle
3 14 (11.20%) VMware
4 12 (9.60%) Informatica
5 11 (8.80%) Axway
5 11 (8.80%) Genesys
6 7 (5.60%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.60%) SAP
7 6 (4.80%) CA
7 6 (4.80%) IBM
7 6 (4.80%) Micro Focus
7 6 (4.80%) Siebel
7 6 (4.80%) Sun
8 5 (4.00%) HP
9 3 (2.40%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.60%) Apigee
10 2 (1.60%) Citrix
10 2 (1.60%) Mashery
10 2 (1.60%) Tableau
10 2 (1.60%) Xamarin
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