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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 26 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 33 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.21% 5.00% 9.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.63% 21.88% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £321 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £87.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
.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
160 32 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.93% 22.86% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 22 42
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £318 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 19 September 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 19 September 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 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 30 (50.00%) C#
3 29 (48.33%) SQL Server
3 29 (48.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (33.33%) Windows
5 19 (31.67%) SharePoint
5 19 (31.67%) HTML
5 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
6 16 (26.67%) Web Services
6 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (25.00%) CSS
8 14 (23.33%) ITIL
9 12 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (18.33%) XML
10 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 10 (16.67%) Oracle
11 10 (16.67%) REST
12 9 (15.00%) CSS3
12 9 (15.00%) HTML5
12 9 (15.00%) MS Office
12 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
12 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (13.33%) Change Management
13 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
13 8 (13.33%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (31.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (11.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (1.67%) Extranet
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (48.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Applications Support
3 9 (15.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Programmer
7 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Support Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (5.00%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 19 (31.67%) HTML
3 16 (26.67%) Web Services
4 15 (25.00%) CSS
5 11 (18.33%) XML
6 10 (16.67%) REST
7 9 (15.00%) CSS3
7 9 (15.00%) HTML5
8 7 (11.67%) jQuery
8 7 (11.67%) WCF
9 6 (10.00%) WF
9 6 (10.00%) AppFabric
10 5 (8.33%) WinForms
11 4 (6.67%) MDX
12 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
12 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (3.33%) SOAP
14 1 (1.67%) XHTML
14 1 (1.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) UNIX
2 4 (6.67%) HPUX
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) ITIL
3 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.33%) Change Management
4 8 (13.33%) CRM
5 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Data Management
6 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.33%) Web Design
7 5 (8.33%) MVC
7 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.00%) Service Management
9 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.67%) ERP
10 1 (1.67%) Project Management
10 1 (1.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) C#
2 20 (33.33%) SQL
3 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (11.67%) VB
6 6 (10.00%) VBA
6 6 (10.00%) VBScript
7 5 (8.33%) Java
8 2 (3.33%) MUMPS
8 2 (3.33%) C
9 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) ISEB
5 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) HL7
1 2 (3.33%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) InterSystems
3 2 (3.33%) Lotus
4 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
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