The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 38 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.98% 3.08% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 3.25% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
.NET Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
368 246 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.86% 94.62% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 131 130
Average daily rate £378 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £467 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 24
Average hourly rate £25.45 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.65 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £33.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Lancashire region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer across the Lancashire region.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 4 £318 - 2
Preston 0 1 £325 - 1
Accrington - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - - 1
Colne - - - -
Lytham St Annes - - - -
Morecambe - - - -
Nelson - - - - 1
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) WCF
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) WPF
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) CMS
8 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
8 2 (14.29%) WinForms
9 1 (7.14%) Scrum
9 1 (7.14%) Finance
9 1 (7.14%) Retail
9 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (7.14%) Ajax
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (7.14%) Statistics

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Kentico
2 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MorphX
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 4 (28.57%) WPF
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (14.29%) WinForms
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) MVC
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) X++
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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