The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
North West / Lancashire
Rank 19 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 24 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.45% 3.68% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.21% 3.90% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 5
Median daily rate £290 £205 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% -36.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £296 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.42 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-59.94% +13.23%

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
235 359 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.52% 94.47% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 241 283
Median daily rate £350 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £69.07 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -2 5 £325 +16.07% 1
Blackpool - 4 £360 - 1
Fleetwood - 2 £275 -
Chorley +6 1 £200 -
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (73.47%) C#
3 28 (57.14%) SQL
3 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
5 22 (44.90%) HTML
6 20 (40.82%) MVC
7 18 (36.73%) VB.NET
7 18 (36.73%) XML
7 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (32.65%) T-SQL
8 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
9 15 (30.61%) CSS
10 13 (26.53%) VB
10 13 (26.53%) XSD
11 12 (24.49%) Visual Studio
11 12 (24.49%) WinForms
11 12 (24.49%) VB6
11 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
12 9 (18.37%) XSL
12 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
14 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (12.24%) HTML5
15 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.04%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (2.04%) MySQL
10 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.16%) ClearCase
3 4 (8.16%) Rational Robot
4 3 (6.12%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (4.08%) Subversion
6 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
3 22 (44.90%) HTML
4 18 (36.73%) XML
5 15 (30.61%) CSS
6 13 (26.53%) XSD
7 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
7 12 (24.49%) WinForms
8 9 (18.37%) XSL
9 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
10 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (12.24%) HTML5
12 5 (10.20%) SOAP
12 5 (10.20%) WPF
13 4 (8.16%) Web Services
13 4 (8.16%) XSLT
14 3 (6.12%) jQuery
14 3 (6.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) iPad
2 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) NHS
2 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) MVC
2 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.16%) TDD
4 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Feasibility Study
5 3 (6.12%) OO
5 3 (6.12%) OOD
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.08%) ERP
6 2 (4.08%) Front End Development
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) SOLID
6 2 (4.08%) Web Development
7 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) C#
2 28 (57.14%) SQL
3 18 (36.73%) VB.NET
4 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.65%) T-SQL
5 13 (26.53%) VB
6 12 (24.49%) VB6
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.04%) Java
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Telerik
3 1 (2.04%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.04%) Perforce