The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 38 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 11 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.62% 3.35% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 3.50% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate £324 £266 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.59% -18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £232 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £299 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
394 200 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.81% 95.69% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 100 155
Average daily rate £375 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £468 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.40 £14.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +23.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £30.00 £29.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
.NET Developer
North West

.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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -5 8 - - 3
Skelmersdale - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 1
Burnley - - - -
Lancaster - - - - 2
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) VB.NET
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) jQuery
5 10 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (47.62%) VB
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (38.10%) WPF
8 7 (33.33%) TDD
8 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (33.33%) Sybase
8 7 (33.33%) MVC
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (19.05%) POCO
10 4 (19.05%) Subversion
10 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
10 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
11 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 3 (14.29%) CSS
11 3 (14.29%) Web Services
11 3 (14.29%) XML
11 3 (14.29%) JSON
11 3 (14.29%) WF
11 3 (14.29%) LINQ

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) T4 Templates
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 10 (47.62%) jQuery
4 8 (38.10%) WPF
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (19.05%) POCO
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 3 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) JSON
7 3 (14.29%) WF
7 3 (14.29%) LINQ
7 3 (14.29%) Ajax
7 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (14.29%) WCF
8 2 (9.52%) HTML
8 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
9 1 (4.76%) WinForms
9 1 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
3 1 (4.76%) OO
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) VB.NET
3 10 (47.62%) VB
4 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 3 (14.29%) VB6
8 2 (9.52%) VBScript
9 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Sybase
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
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