The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 46 17 45
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 2 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.46% 7.30% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 20.00% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
78 100 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.81% 36.50% 33.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 84
Average daily rate £348 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.09% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £325 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Blackburn - - - - 1
Blackpool - - - -
Chorley - - - - 2
Colne - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Ormskirk - - - - 1
Preston - - - - 1
Skelmersdale - - - -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) WF
5 2 (33.33%) LINQ
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) POCO
6 1 (16.67%) T4 Templates
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) T4 Templates
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) POCO
4 2 (33.33%) WF
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript