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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET 33 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.09% 13.76% 16.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.02% 53.57% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 18
Average daily rate
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£290 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
97 84 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.66% 25.69% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 61 22
Average daily rate £300 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.82 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 3 March 2015.

.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 3 March 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 46 (76.67%) C#
2 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 31 (51.67%) SQL
4 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (38.33%) SQL Server
5 23 (38.33%) Web Services
6 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (23.33%) HTML
8 13 (21.67%) CRM
9 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
9 11 (18.33%) CSS
9 11 (18.33%) MVC
9 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (16.67%) jQuery
10 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
11 9 (15.00%) MS Office
11 9 (15.00%) N-Tier
11 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (13.33%) Data Management
12 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
12 8 (13.33%) Windows
12 8 (13.33%) VBA
12 8 (13.33%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.00%) CMS
3 3 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.67%) Mule
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.67%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.67%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.33%) WATIR
3 2 (3.33%) Selenium
3 2 (3.33%) Sahi
3 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
2 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Developer
2 30 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 3 (5.00%) CRM Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Tester
6 2 (3.33%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.33%) UI Designer
6 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Designer
6 2 (3.33%) Interface Designer
6 2 (3.33%) Manual Tester
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 23 (38.33%) Web Services
3 14 (23.33%) HTML
4 11 (18.33%) CSS
5 10 (16.67%) jQuery
6 6 (10.00%) MDX
6 6 (10.00%) XML
7 5 (8.33%) WCF
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (8.33%) HTML5
7 5 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (8.33%) CSS3
8 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (5.00%) REST
9 3 (5.00%) Ajax
10 2 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.00%) Open Source
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) CRM
3 11 (18.33%) MVC
4 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (13.33%) Data Management
4 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.67%) Web Design
6 3 (5.00%) TDD
6 3 (5.00%) Analytics
7 2 (3.33%) BDD
7 2 (3.33%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.67%) Software Architecture
8 1 (1.67%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.67%) Web Development
8 1 (1.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.67%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (76.67%) C#
2 31 (51.67%) SQL
3 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 8 (13.33%) VBA
5 8 (13.33%) VBScript
6 6 (10.00%) VB
7 5 (8.33%) Java
8 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby
9 2 (3.33%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.67%) Python
10 1 (1.67%) C
10 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) ISEB
3 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Lotus
2 1 (1.67%) InterSystems
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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