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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 39 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 9 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.22% 2.35% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.52% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate £205 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £278 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £331 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
.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
387 397 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 95.56% 93.41% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 260 120
Average daily rate £400 £386 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 22 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.45 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.34% +64.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.38 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £37.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.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
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 14 February 2016.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Preston +5 3 £260 -20.00% 3
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (92.59%) C#
3 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
4 22 (81.48%) Visual Studio
5 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
6 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (33.33%) HTML
8 8 (29.63%) VB
8 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) MVC
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 5 (18.52%) CSS
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) HTML5
11 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
11 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (14.81%) VB6
12 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
12 3 (11.11%) Internet
12 3 (11.11%) Java
12 3 (11.11%) C++
12 3 (11.11%) Web Services
12 3 (11.11%) Unix
12 3 (11.11%) Windows
12 3 (11.11%) Linux
12 3 (11.11%) Python

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQLite
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (81.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) NUnit
4 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (3.70%) Bower
5 1 (3.70%) gulp
5 1 (3.70%) InstallShield
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) NuGet
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
3 9 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) HTML5
4 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.41%) CAML
6 2 (7.41%) Django
6 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (7.41%) LAMP
6 2 (7.41%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 2 (7.41%) Web Design
5 1 (3.70%) B2B
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) ETL
5 1 (3.70%) Kanban
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) VB
2 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) VB6
6 3 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) C
7 2 (7.41%) FQL
7 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.41%) VBA
7 2 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) DevExpress