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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 43 22 41
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.92% 1.94% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 6.12% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£275 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.87%
.NET Framework
North West

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
99 49 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.81% 31.61% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 19 64
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £320 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £13.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% +46.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 28 November 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
Blackpool - 3 £301 - 1
Chorley - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Preston - - - - 3
Skelmersdale - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - - 1
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) XAML
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) MQSeries

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) XAML
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM