The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
North West / Lancashire
Rank 35 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.56% 2.01% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 7.20% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £280 £650 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.92% +71.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £38.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-24.67% -0.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
74 125 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.79% 27.90% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 77 76
Median daily rate £300 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £41.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -9.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 February 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 -6 1 £280 -6.66% 1
Chorley - 1 £200 - 1
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) WinForms
4 8 (61.54%) XML
4 8 (61.54%) Entity Framework
5 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) VB
7 5 (38.46%) WPF
7 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (38.46%) XSD
7 5 (38.46%) XSLT
7 5 (38.46%) ClearCase
7 5 (38.46%) Rational Robot
7 5 (38.46%) VB6
7 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
8 4 (30.77%) TDD
8 4 (30.77%) HTML
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
9 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (23.08%) WCF
9 3 (23.08%) SOLID

.NET Framework
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) ClearCase
2 5 (38.46%) Rational Robot
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (23.08%) WPF Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior WPF Developer
6 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) WinForms
3 8 (61.54%) Entity Framework
3 8 (61.54%) XML
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) WPF
5 5 (38.46%) XSD
5 5 (38.46%) XSLT
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) WCF
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) Ajax
8 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (15.38%) RESTful
8 2 (15.38%) SOAP
9 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) SOLID
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
7 1 (7.69%) SFIA
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) VB
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) VB6
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) HNC
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) DevExpress
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
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