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 3 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 43 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.78% 7.09% 10.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.03% 31.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 10
Average daily rate
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£308 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
136 100 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.19% 22.88% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 76 16
Average daily rate £350 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.68 £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 3 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 33 (71.74%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (50.00%) SQL
4 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
5 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
5 17 (36.96%) Web Services
6 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
8 11 (23.91%) Java
8 11 (23.91%) CRM
9 9 (19.57%) MVC
9 9 (19.57%) jQuery
9 9 (19.57%) Open Source
10 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
10 8 (17.39%) XML
11 7 (15.22%) HTML
11 7 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
12 6 (13.04%) CSS
12 6 (13.04%) IIS
12 6 (13.04%) Linux
12 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
13 5 (10.87%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (10.87%) Apache
13 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
13 5 (10.87%) Servlets

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 (13.04%) IIS
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) Jetty
2 5 (10.87%) nginx
3 4 (8.70%) CMS
4 3 (6.52%) Umbraco
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.87%) Google App Engine
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) DHCP
1 5 (10.87%) FTP
1 5 (10.87%) HTTP
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.87%) DNS
1 5 (10.87%) SSL
1 5 (10.87%) IPsec
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.17%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.87%) Selenium
3 4 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (8.70%) WATIR
3 4 (8.70%) Sahi
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Publishing
1 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
3 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
1 17 (36.96%) Web Services
2 9 (19.57%) jQuery
3 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 8 (17.39%) XML
4 7 (15.22%) HTML
5 6 (13.04%) CSS
5 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.87%) Servlets
6 5 (10.87%) J2EE
7 4 (8.70%) HTML5
7 4 (8.70%) Entity Framework
7 4 (8.70%) RESTful
8 3 (6.52%) WPF
8 3 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (6.52%) XSLT
9 2 (4.35%) JSON
9 2 (4.35%) WCF
9 2 (4.35%) SOAP
9 2 (4.35%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.91%) CRM
4 9 (19.57%) MVC
4 9 (19.57%) Open Source
5 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.87%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.70%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) BDD
7 4 (8.70%) Analytics
7 4 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.52%) SDLC
8 3 (6.52%) Web Development
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) OOP
9 2 (4.35%) OOD
9 2 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.91%) Java
5 5 (10.87%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Xen
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
1 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
2 5 (10.87%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.17%) Siemens
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
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