The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 20 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.02% 5.92% 9.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 32.26% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 18
Average daily rate
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£270 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £322 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £360 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 31 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.69% 18.34% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 52
Average daily rate £300 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.57% -23.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
.NET
Tyne and Wear

.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 25 July 2014.

.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 25 July 2014, 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 46 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 45 (56.25%) C#
3 37 (46.25%) ASP.NET
4 35 (43.75%) Oracle
5 33 (41.25%) Test Scripting
6 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 28 (35.00%) SC Cleared
8 28 (35.00%) Java
9 26 (32.50%) VB.NET
10 25 (31.25%) SharePoint
10 25 (31.25%) RDBMS
10 25 (31.25%) Integration Testing
10 25 (31.25%) Relational Database
11 21 (26.25%) Windows
12 20 (25.00%) HTML
12 20 (25.00%) Finance
13 18 (22.50%) Manufacturing
13 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
13 18 (22.50%) ITIL
13 18 (22.50%) CRM
13 18 (22.50%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (21.25%) Dynamics CRM
14 17 (21.25%) Degree
15 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (18.75%) Configuration Management
17 14 (17.50%) CSS
18 13 (16.25%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 25 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 18 (22.50%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (13.75%) WebSphere
4 10 (12.50%) Tuxedo
5 9 (11.25%) SAS
6 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.50%) IIS
8 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) VoIP
1 1 (1.25%) VPN
1 1 (1.25%) Firewall
1 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 25 (31.25%) RDBMS
2 25 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.00%) StarTeam
3 3 (3.75%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 18 (22.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Programmer
4 9 (11.25%) Applications Support
5 8 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.00%) SOA Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Specialist
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Support Specialist
9 3 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.25%) ASP.NET
2 20 (25.00%) HTML
3 14 (17.50%) CSS
4 11 (13.75%) Middleware
4 11 (13.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (12.50%) XML
6 9 (11.25%) Web Services
7 8 (10.00%) HTML5
7 8 (10.00%) CSS3
8 7 (8.75%) jQuery
8 7 (8.75%) WCF
9 5 (6.25%) WinForms
9 5 (6.25%) REST
10 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (5.00%) Ajax
11 3 (3.75%) WF
11 3 (3.75%) AppFabric
12 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.50%) SOAP
13 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) NHS
2 2 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) UNIX
3 12 (15.00%) Linux
3 12 (15.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) Test Scripting
2 25 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 18 (22.50%) ITIL
3 18 (22.50%) CRM
4 15 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 12 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 12 (15.00%) SOA
6 10 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (10.00%) Change Management
8 7 (8.75%) MVC
9 4 (5.00%) OO
9 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.50%) Project Management
10 2 (2.50%) Content Management
10 2 (2.50%) Validation
11 1 (1.25%) Migration
11 1 (1.25%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.25%) ERP
11 1 (1.25%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.25%) C#
2 28 (35.00%) Java
3 26 (32.50%) VB.NET
4 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.00%) SQL
6 10 (12.50%) C
6 10 (12.50%) C++
7 9 (11.25%) COBOL
7 9 (11.25%) PL/1
8 3 (3.75%) MUMPS
9 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) PHP
9 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 28 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (21.25%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) GIAC
5 1 (1.25%) CEH
5 1 (1.25%) CISMP
5 1 (1.25%) GPEN
5 1 (1.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) ISO 9000
1 3 (3.75%) HL7
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) Oracle
2 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.75%) TIBCO
4 9 (11.25%) Curam
5 4 (5.00%) Borland
6 3 (3.75%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.25%) Lagan
7 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CK Group
Rate: £21,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £0 - £85 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Streamline Connections
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago