The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 49 22
Rank change year-on-year +28 -27  
Contract jobs citing .NET 50 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.27% 4.71% 6.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.63% 20.87% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 25
Median daily rate £350 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £287 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £382 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £338
% change year-on-year -4.10% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £13.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +33.84% -7.14%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 203 206 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.68% 22.56% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 138 82
Median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £27.25 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.97% +73.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Newcastle upon Tyne

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Newcastle upon Tyne

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Newcastle upon Tyne

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for .NET.

1 79 (66.95%) C#
2 74 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (61.02%) TDD
4 66 (55.93%) MVC
5 62 (52.54%) ASP.NET
6 47 (39.83%) BDD
7 46 (38.98%) Sitecore
8 39 (33.05%) Java
9 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
10 36 (30.51%) DevOps
11 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
12 33 (27.97%) Scrum
13 31 (26.27%) Ruby
14 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (22.88%) SQL
16 25 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (19.49%) Greenfield Project
17 23 (19.49%) Finance
18 22 (18.64%) Spring
18 22 (18.64%) Spring MVC
18 22 (18.64%) Linux
19 21 (17.80%) Git (software)
19 21 (17.80%) Cucumber
20 20 (16.95%) HTML
21 19 (16.10%) CSS
22 18 (15.25%) Ruby on Rails
22 18 (15.25%) Scala
22 18 (15.25%) Play Framework
23 17 (14.41%) Open Source
23 17 (14.41%) Unit Testing

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.17%) CMS
1 12 (10.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (3.39%) IIS
3 3 (2.54%) GeoServer
3 3 (2.54%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.69%) Apache
4 2 (1.69%) Jetty
4 2 (1.69%) Mongrel
4 2 (1.69%) nginx
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.69%) SAS
4 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.69%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.69%) IaaS
2 2 (1.69%) PaaS
2 2 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) DHCP
1 2 (1.69%) DNS
1 2 (1.69%) FTP
1 2 (1.69%) HTTP
1 2 (1.69%) IPsec
1 2 (1.69%) SSL
1 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) GIS
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (0.85%) MS Access
4 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (17.80%) Cucumber
1 21 (17.80%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.41%) Selenium
3 13 (11.02%) HP UFT
3 13 (11.02%) Sahi
3 13 (11.02%) WATIR
4 5 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.54%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.69%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Advertising
3 2 (1.69%) Marketing
3 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (78.81%) Developer
2 45 (38.14%) .NET Developer
3 38 (32.20%) Sitecore Developer
4 22 (18.64%) C# Developer
5 20 (16.95%) Java Developer
6 13 (11.02%) Scala Developer
7 12 (10.17%) Java Scala Developer
8 11 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (8.47%) Agile Developer
9 10 (8.47%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.93%) QA Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Ruby Developer
11 6 (5.08%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Agile Java Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Linux Developer
13 4 (3.39%) .NET Software Developer
13 4 (3.39%) HTML Developer
13 4 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
14 3 (2.54%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (52.54%) ASP.NET
2 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (18.64%) Spring
3 22 (18.64%) Spring MVC
4 20 (16.95%) HTML
5 19 (16.10%) CSS
6 18 (15.25%) Play Framework
6 18 (15.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 16 (13.56%) XML
8 14 (11.86%) Web Services
9 13 (11.02%) .NET Framework
10 10 (8.47%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.78%) Entity Framework
12 6 (5.08%) jQuery
12 6 (5.08%) WPF
13 4 (3.39%) Ajax
13 4 (3.39%) REST
14 3 (2.54%) HTML5
14 3 (2.54%) RESTful
14 3 (2.54%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.49%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.47%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.24%) NHS
4 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.64%) Linux
2 8 (6.78%) Windows
3 2 (1.69%) AIX
3 2 (1.69%) Unix
3 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
3 2 (1.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (61.02%) TDD
3 66 (55.93%) MVC
4 47 (39.83%) BDD
5 36 (30.51%) DevOps
6 33 (27.97%) Scrum
7 25 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (14.41%) Open Source
8 17 (14.41%) Unit Testing
9 16 (13.56%) Microservices
9 16 (13.56%) OO
10 15 (12.71%) Automated Testing
11 14 (11.86%) Test Automation
12 12 (10.17%) SOLID
13 10 (8.47%) Software Engineering
14 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
14 7 (5.93%) SDLC
15 5 (4.24%) Kanban
15 5 (4.24%) Web Development
16 4 (3.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (66.95%) C#
2 39 (33.05%) Java
3 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.27%) Ruby
5 27 (22.88%) SQL
6 18 (15.25%) Scala
7 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.54%) VB
8 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.69%) C
9 2 (1.69%) Python
10 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.56%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.69%) Xen
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (38.98%) Sitecore
2 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.63%) Oracle
4 4 (3.39%) Google
5 2 (1.69%) Apple
5 2 (1.69%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.85%) Xamarin