The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 6 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 41 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.08% 7.85% 6.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 62.12% 31.25% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 22
Median daily rate £300 £210 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £353 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £37.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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
66 96 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.88% 25.13% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 78
Median daily rate £300 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 January 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 -7 10 £275 +30.95% 2
Blackpool +7 4 £355 +1.42% 1
Chorley +6 1 £200 - 2
Fleetwood - 1 £275 -
Burnley - 1 £275 - 3
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 61 (73.49%) C#
2 44 (53.01%) SQL
3 40 (48.19%) ASP.NET
4 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
5 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
6 30 (36.14%) HTML
7 29 (34.94%) MVC
8 23 (27.71%) CSS
9 22 (26.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (25.30%) VB.NET
11 20 (24.10%) XML
11 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (24.10%) WinForms
12 18 (21.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (20.48%) T-SQL
14 16 (19.28%) VB
14 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
15 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
16 14 (16.87%) XSD
16 14 (16.87%) Visual Studio
16 14 (16.87%) Oracle
17 13 (15.66%) VB6
18 10 (12.05%) Finance
18 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
19 9 (10.84%) Entity Framework
19 9 (10.84%) Ruby
19 9 (10.84%) XSL
19 9 (10.84%) Java
20 8 (9.64%) ERP

.NET
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.61%) ColdFusion
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) PaaS
1 4 (4.82%) SaaS
2 3 (3.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Firewall
1 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (21.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.61%) MySQL
9 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.20%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.02%) ClearCase
3 5 (6.02%) Rational Robot
4 3 (3.61%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.61%) Subversion
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.20%) Sahi
6 1 (1.20%) Selenium
6 1 (1.20%) WATIR
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Advertising
3 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (83.13%) Developer
2 48 (57.83%) .NET Developer
3 33 (39.76%) C# Developer
4 23 (27.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 10 (12.05%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.02%) CRM Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (48.19%) ASP.NET
2 30 (36.14%) HTML
3 23 (27.71%) CSS
4 20 (24.10%) WinForms
4 20 (24.10%) XML
5 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
6 14 (16.87%) XSD
7 9 (10.84%) Entity Framework
7 9 (10.84%) XSL
8 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.43%) jQuery
8 7 (8.43%) Web Services
8 7 (8.43%) WPF
9 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (7.23%) HTML5
9 6 (7.23%) SOAP
10 5 (6.02%) XSLT
11 3 (3.61%) LINQ
11 3 (3.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Virtual Team
2 3 (3.61%) iPad
3 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) CentOS
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) MVC
2 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.64%) ERP
4 7 (8.43%) Automated Testing
4 7 (8.43%) CRM
4 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
4 7 (8.43%) TDD
5 6 (7.23%) Integration Testing
5 6 (7.23%) Test Strategy
6 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.02%) Functional Testing
6 5 (6.02%) ITIL
7 4 (4.82%) Open Source
7 4 (4.82%) Web Development
8 3 (3.61%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.61%) Feasibility Study
8 3 (3.61%) High Availability
8 3 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.61%) SOLID
8 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (73.49%) C#
2 44 (53.01%) SQL
3 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.30%) VB.NET
5 17 (20.48%) T-SQL
6 16 (19.28%) VB
7 13 (15.66%) VB6
8 9 (10.84%) Java
8 9 (10.84%) Ruby
9 8 (9.64%) Python
10 7 (8.43%) C
10 7 (8.43%) Perl
10 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.61%) PHP
12 2 (2.41%) Delphi
12 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.20%) MCSE
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) MetaFrame
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.87%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Telerik
4 1 (1.20%) Citrix
4 1 (1.20%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.20%) Perforce
4 1 (1.20%) VMware
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