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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 28 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.38% 6.77% 8.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.00% 34.31% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 16
Average daily rate
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£313 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £388 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
80 102 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.22% 19.73% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 39
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £21.00 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £21.00 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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 22 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 22 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 - 4
Burnley +3 5 £275 -
Preston -6 4 £350 +15.22% 12
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 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 36 (59.02%) SQL
2 35 (57.38%) C#
3 28 (45.90%) HTML
3 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
4 25 (40.98%) MVC
4 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
5 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
6 21 (34.43%) Oracle
7 19 (31.15%) PL/SQL
8 16 (26.23%) Java
8 16 (26.23%) CSS
8 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
8 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database
9 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
9 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
10 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
10 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
10 12 (19.67%) WCF
10 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
10 12 (19.67%) HTML5
10 12 (19.67%) Entity Framework
11 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (18.03%) jQuery
11 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
11 11 (18.03%) XML
12 10 (16.39%) Classic ASP
12 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.39%) Umbraco
12 10 (16.39%) Oracle Database 11g

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (8.20%) nginx
4 5 (8.20%) Jetty
4 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.20%) Apache
4 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.92%) MQSeries
5 3 (4.92%) Node.js
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.28%) CMS
7 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.64%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.84%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.20%) Google App Engine
2 5 (8.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) DHCP
1 5 (8.20%) FTP
1 5 (8.20%) HTTP
1 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.20%) DNS
1 5 (8.20%) SSL
1 5 (8.20%) IPsec
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.11%) JIRA
3 5 (8.20%) 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 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Information Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Release Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Software Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) HTML
2 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
3 16 (26.23%) CSS
4 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
5 12 (19.67%) WCF
5 12 (19.67%) HTML5
5 12 (19.67%) Entity Framework
6 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (18.03%) jQuery
6 11 (18.03%) XML
7 10 (16.39%) Classic ASP
7 10 (16.39%) CSS3
7 10 (16.39%) PhoneGap
8 7 (11.48%) Web Services
9 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (9.84%) LINQ
9 6 (9.84%) Ajax
10 5 (8.20%) WPF
10 5 (8.20%) J2EE
10 5 (8.20%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) iSeries
2 4 (6.56%) Open Source
3 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Tandem
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) MVC
2 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
4 9 (14.75%) ERP
4 9 (14.75%) UML
5 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.84%) System Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.84%) Supply Chain Management
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Web Development
9 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Logistics
10 3 (4.92%) Scrum
10 3 (4.92%) Software Delivery
11 2 (3.28%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) SQL
2 35 (57.38%) C#
3 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
4 19 (31.15%) PL/SQL
5 16 (26.23%) Java
6 4 (6.56%) VB
6 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.92%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.64%) VBScript
9 1 (1.64%) Python
9 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) StatsD
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) Google
3 5 (8.20%) VMware
4 3 (4.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Teradata
5 1 (1.64%) Tableau
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter
5 1 (1.64%) Apigee
5 1 (1.64%) Mashery
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