The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.05% 7.52% 8.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.41% 41.98% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 12
Average daily rate
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£313 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £385 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £46.05 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.NET
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
93 81 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.48% 17.92% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 33
Average daily rate £363 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £460 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £46.05 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.26% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £21.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £21.00 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

.NET
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 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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 - 10 £300 - 5
Burnley +4 5 £275 -
Preston -5 4 £350 +15.22% 13
Lytham St Annes +11 2 £380 +22.58% 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing .NET 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.

1 34 (55.74%) C#
1 34 (55.74%) SQL
2 29 (47.54%) HTML
3 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
4 25 (40.98%) MVC
5 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
6 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
7 21 (34.43%) Oracle
8 19 (31.15%) PL/SQL
9 18 (29.51%) Java
10 16 (26.23%) CSS
10 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database
11 15 (24.59%) Unit Testing
12 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
12 13 (21.31%) HTML5
13 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
13 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
13 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
13 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
14 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
14 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (18.03%) Entity Framework
15 10 (16.39%) CSS3
15 10 (16.39%) PhoneGap
15 10 (16.39%) ERP
15 10 (16.39%) Classic ASP
15 10 (16.39%) XML
15 10 (16.39%) WCF
15 10 (16.39%) Oracle Database 11g

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.39%) Umbraco
3 9 (14.75%) IIS
4 6 (9.84%) Apache
4 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
4 6 (9.84%) Jetty
4 6 (9.84%) nginx
5 3 (4.92%) Node.js
5 3 (4.92%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.28%) CMS
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.64%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.84%) Google App Engine
2 6 (9.84%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) DHCP
1 6 (9.84%) FTP
1 6 (9.84%) HTTP
1 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
1 6 (9.84%) DNS
1 6 (9.84%) SSL
1 6 (9.84%) IPsec
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Big Data
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.11%) JIRA
3 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.28%) Subversion
General
1 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Information Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.64%) CRM Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) HTML
2 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
3 16 (26.23%) CSS
4 13 (21.31%) HTML5
5 11 (18.03%) Entity Framework
5 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
6 10 (16.39%) WCF
6 10 (16.39%) XML
6 10 (16.39%) Classic ASP
6 10 (16.39%) CSS3
6 10 (16.39%) PhoneGap
7 9 (14.75%) jQuery
8 6 (9.84%) J2EE
8 6 (9.84%) Servlets
8 6 (9.84%) Web Services
9 5 (8.20%) WPF
10 4 (6.56%) LINQ
10 4 (6.56%) Ajax
10 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.20%) Open Source
3 4 (6.56%) iSeries
4 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Tandem
6 1 (1.64%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) MVC
2 15 (24.59%) Unit Testing
3 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.39%) ERP
5 9 (14.75%) UML
6 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.84%) System Testing
7 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Supply Chain Management
8 5 (8.20%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.56%) Web Development
9 4 (6.56%) Logistics
9 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Software Delivery
11 2 (3.28%) DevOps
11 2 (3.28%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) C#
1 34 (55.74%) SQL
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 19 (31.15%) PL/SQL
4 18 (29.51%) Java
5 5 (8.20%) VB
5 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) R
7 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.64%) VBScript
7 1 (1.64%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Xen
1 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Puppet
1 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) StatsD
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) Google
3 6 (9.84%) VMware
4 3 (4.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Twitter
6 1 (1.64%) Apigee
6 1 (1.64%) Mashery
6 1 (1.64%) Teradata
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