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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 49 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.62% 5.70% 5.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.76% 21.28% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 7
Average daily rate
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£331 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £320 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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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
158 94 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.38% 26.78% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 73 18
Average daily rate £415 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £400 £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 £17.50 £36.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.38% +227.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

.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 August 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 August 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 32 (64.00%) C#
2 24 (48.00%) SQL
3 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (34.00%) Web Services
6 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (26.00%) MVC
8 13 (26.00%) Java
9 12 (24.00%) CRM
9 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (18.00%) jQuery
10 9 (18.00%) Open Source
11 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (16.00%) HTML
11 8 (16.00%) XML
12 7 (14.00%) RESTful
13 6 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (12.00%) IIS
13 6 (12.00%) Linux
13 6 (12.00%) HTTP
13 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
13 6 (12.00%) QA
13 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
14 5 (10.00%) TDD
14 5 (10.00%) IPsec
14 5 (10.00%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) 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 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) IDMS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.00%) Selenium
3 4 (8.00%) Sahi
3 4 (8.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (8.00%) WATIR
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Developer
2 22 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Programmer
4 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET
1 17 (34.00%) Web Services
2 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (18.00%) jQuery
4 8 (16.00%) XML
4 8 (16.00%) HTML
5 7 (14.00%) RESTful
6 6 (12.00%) 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
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (6.00%) WPF
10 2 (4.00%) JSON
10 2 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) UNIX
4 2 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (26.00%) MVC
4 12 (24.00%) CRM
5 9 (18.00%) Open Source
6 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Automated 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
9 3 (6.00%) Project Management
10 2 (4.00%) ITIL
10 2 (4.00%) OOP
10 2 (4.00%) OOD
10 2 (4.00%) Web Design
10 2 (4.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) C#
2 24 (48.00%) SQL
3 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.00%) Java
5 5 (10.00%) Ruby
5 5 (10.00%) VB
6 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.00%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.00%) COBOL
9 1 (2.00%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.00%) VBA
9 1 (2.00%) Python
9 1 (2.00%) VB6
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 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
2 5 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Progress
5 1 (2.00%) Siemens
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore