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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 51 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.00% 9.52% 6.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 71.83% 43.96% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 20
Median daily rate £300 £210 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.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
71 91 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.67% 21.67% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 62 72
Median daily rate £300 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.33 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +27.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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 5 December 2016.

.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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool -2 13 £360 +1.05% 2
Preston +1 8 £270 +28.57% 7
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
Chorley +3 2 £225 -48.27% 2
Burnley - 1 £275 - 3
Lancaster - 1 £300 - 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 59 (71.08%) C#
2 41 (49.40%) SQL
3 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
4 32 (38.55%) ASP.NET
5 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
6 26 (31.33%) HTML
7 25 (30.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
9 23 (27.71%) VB.NET
10 19 (22.89%) T-SQL
10 19 (22.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
11 18 (21.69%) XML
12 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (20.48%) MVC
12 17 (20.48%) WinForms
13 16 (19.28%) CSS
13 16 (19.28%) VB
14 15 (18.07%) Oracle
15 14 (16.87%) CRM
15 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
16 13 (15.66%) Dynamics CRM
16 13 (15.66%) XSD
17 12 (14.46%) Java
17 12 (14.46%) VB6
17 12 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (13.25%) Finance
19 10 (12.05%) Entity Framework
20 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008

.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 8 (9.64%) 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 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
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 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
2 25 (30.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (22.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.84%) 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 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (3.61%) MySQL
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.20%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
2 12 (14.46%) 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)
5 2 (2.41%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.20%) Sahi
6 1 (1.20%) Selenium
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.20%) WATIR
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Advertising
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
5 2 (2.41%) Electronics
5 2 (2.41%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (83.13%) Developer
2 44 (53.01%) .NET Developer
3 23 (27.71%) C# Developer
4 18 (21.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (10.84%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (8.43%) CRM Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.23%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) HTML Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.55%) ASP.NET
2 26 (31.33%) HTML
3 18 (21.69%) XML
4 17 (20.48%) WinForms
5 16 (19.28%) CSS
6 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
7 13 (15.66%) XSD
8 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (12.05%) Entity Framework
10 8 (9.64%) HTML5
10 8 (9.64%) jQuery
10 8 (9.64%) Web Services
10 8 (9.64%) XSL
11 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (8.43%) WPF
12 5 (6.02%) SOAP
12 5 (6.02%) XSLT
13 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (3.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Virtual Team
2 4 (4.82%) iPad
3 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.20%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (20.48%) MVC
2 14 (16.87%) CRM
3 9 (10.84%) ERP
4 8 (9.64%) TDD
5 7 (8.43%) Automated Testing
5 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.23%) Integration Testing
6 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.02%) Functional Testing
7 5 (6.02%) ITIL
7 5 (6.02%) Test Strategy
7 5 (6.02%) Web Development
8 4 (4.82%) Open Source
9 3 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.61%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.61%) Feasibility Study
9 3 (3.61%) High Availability
9 3 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.08%) C#
2 41 (49.40%) SQL
3 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
4 23 (27.71%) VB.NET
5 19 (22.89%) T-SQL
6 16 (19.28%) VB
7 12 (14.46%) Java
7 12 (14.46%) VB6
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 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.20%) MCSE
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) MetaFrame
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Telerik
4 2 (2.41%) Nintex
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) Perforce
5 1 (1.20%) VMware
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