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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.10% 13.88% 9.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.49% 40.21% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £243 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £333 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.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
82 97 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.00% 34.52% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 82
Average daily rate £300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 29 August 2014.

.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 29 August 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
Preston -8 12 £285 -5.00% 7
Lancaster - 3 £400 - 1
Blackburn -1 1 - - 5
Blackpool -12 1 - - 2
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - - 3
Colne - - - -
Morecambe - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 41 (67.21%) C#
2 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
3 23 (37.70%) WPF
4 22 (36.07%) TDD
5 21 (34.43%) VB.NET
6 20 (32.79%) SQL
7 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
7 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (27.87%) Unit Testing
9 16 (26.23%) Sybase
9 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
9 16 (26.23%) Scrum
10 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (22.95%) MVVM
11 14 (22.95%) CSS
11 14 (22.95%) VB
12 13 (21.31%) HTML
12 13 (21.31%) Finance
12 13 (21.31%) jQuery
13 10 (16.39%) Hibernate
13 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
14 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
14 9 (14.75%) WinForms
15 8 (13.11%) Ajax
15 8 (13.11%) Oracle
15 8 (13.11%) XML
15 8 (13.11%) Windows
15 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (13.11%) HTML5
16 7 (11.48%) Inversion of Control

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (9.84%) CMS
2 5 (8.20%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.20%) MQSeries
2 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.20%) Escenic
2 5 (8.20%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Project
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.64%) InDesign
3 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) LAN
1 3 (4.92%) WLAN
1 3 (4.92%) SAN
1 3 (4.92%) Wireless
1 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.28%) Intranet
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.48%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.20%) MySQL
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.20%) Big Data
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (3.28%) Data Mart
6 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.28%) OLAP
7 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) T4 Templates
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (75.41%) Developer
2 22 (36.07%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Software Developer
4 9 (14.75%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Programmer
7 5 (8.20%) Java Programmer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) VB Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Programmer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) WPF Developer
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) WPF
2 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
3 14 (22.95%) CSS
4 13 (21.31%) HTML
4 13 (21.31%) jQuery
5 10 (16.39%) Hibernate
6 9 (14.75%) WinForms
7 8 (13.11%) XML
7 8 (13.11%) HTML5
7 8 (13.11%) Ajax
8 7 (11.48%) CSS3
9 6 (9.84%) Web Services
10 5 (8.20%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.20%) J2EE
10 5 (8.20%) Classic ASP
10 5 (8.20%) EJB
10 5 (8.20%) Spring
10 5 (8.20%) JSF
10 5 (8.20%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.56%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Social Media
4 1 (1.64%) Open Source
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) TDD
2 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) Unit Testing
4 16 (26.23%) Scrum
5 14 (22.95%) MVVM
6 7 (11.48%) MVC
7 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.20%) UML
8 5 (8.20%) OOP
8 5 (8.20%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (8.20%) RUP
8 5 (8.20%) OOD
8 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.20%) BDD
9 4 (6.56%) Project Management
10 3 (4.92%) CRM
10 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.92%) ITIL
10 3 (4.92%) Time Management
10 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) C#
2 21 (34.43%) VB.NET
3 20 (32.79%) SQL
4 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
5 14 (22.95%) VB
6 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
7 7 (11.48%) Java
8 5 (8.20%) VB6
8 5 (8.20%) Scala
9 4 (6.56%) VBScript
9 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.28%) XAML
12 1 (1.64%) Ruby
12 1 (1.64%) Python
12 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) MCSE
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) CCNA
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) PMP
5 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Sybase
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) JBoss
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix
5 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 3 (4.92%) Telerik
6 2 (3.28%) Planview
6 2 (3.28%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Dell
7 1 (1.64%) webMethods
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe
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