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 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 40 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 19 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.18% 7.22% 5.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.73% 30.23% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 6
Average daily rate
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£315 £250 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.68 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
129 86 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.57% 23.89% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 66 13
Average daily rate £373 £298 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.21% -11.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.68 £36.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +34.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.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
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 June 2015, 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 37 (74.00%) C#
2 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (48.00%) SQL
4 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (40.00%) Web Services
6 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
7 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (26.00%) MVC
9 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
10 11 (22.00%) Java
10 11 (22.00%) CRM
10 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
11 9 (18.00%) jQuery
11 9 (18.00%) Open Source
12 8 (16.00%) XML
12 8 (16.00%) HTML
13 7 (14.00%) RESTful
13 7 (14.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
14 6 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
14 6 (12.00%) QA
14 6 (12.00%) IIS
14 6 (12.00%) Linux
14 6 (12.00%) HTTP
15 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
15 5 (10.00%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
2 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.00%) Jetty
2 5 (10.00%) nginx
3 4 (8.00%) CMS
4 3 (6.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.00%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.00%) Google App Engine
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) SSL
2 5 (10.00%) DHCP
2 5 (10.00%) FTP
2 5 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.00%) Converged Networks
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.00%) Selenium
3 4 (8.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (8.00%) WATIR
3 4 (8.00%) Sahi
4 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.00%) Back Office
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Publishing
1 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (70.00%) Developer
2 25 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (6.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Technical Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) Web Services
2 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (18.00%) jQuery
5 8 (16.00%) XML
5 8 (16.00%) HTML
6 7 (14.00%) RESTful
6 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (10.00%) HTML5
7 5 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 5 (10.00%) J2EE
7 5 (10.00%) CSS
7 5 (10.00%) Servlets
7 5 (10.00%) SOAP
7 5 (10.00%) WCF
8 4 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (6.00%) WPF
9 3 (6.00%) XSLT
10 2 (4.00%) JSON
10 2 (4.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (26.00%) MVC
4 11 (22.00%) CRM
5 9 (18.00%) Open Source
6 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Web Development
7 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.00%) TDD
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum
8 4 (8.00%) BDD
8 4 (8.00%) Analytics
8 4 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.00%) SDLC
9 3 (6.00%) Project Management
10 2 (4.00%) OOP
10 2 (4.00%) OOD
10 2 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (74.00%) C#
2 24 (48.00%) SQL
3 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.00%) Java
5 5 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (6.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Xen
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
1 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
2 5 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.00%) Siemens
3 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
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