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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 12 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.45% 5.37% 7.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.24% 19.33% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 20
Median daily rate £300 £255 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £579 £403
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 £35.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%

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
74 119 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.79% 27.80% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 75 75
Median daily rate £300 £424 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.20% +26.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +15.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

.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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -4 7 £313 +20.19% 2
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
Chorley - 1 £200 - 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 57 (71.25%) C#
2 41 (51.25%) SQL
3 38 (47.50%) ASP.NET
4 35 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 30 (37.50%) HTML
6 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
6 29 (36.25%) MVC
7 27 (33.75%) CSS
8 23 (28.75%) XML
9 22 (27.50%) VB.NET
10 21 (26.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (23.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (23.75%) VB
12 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (21.25%) WinForms
14 16 (20.00%) T-SQL
14 16 (20.00%) XSD
14 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 15 (18.75%) VB6
15 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (17.50%) Oracle
17 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
17 13 (16.25%) .NET Framework
18 11 (13.75%) XSL
18 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (12.50%) Finance
20 9 (11.25%) Ruby
20 9 (11.25%) Java
20 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
21 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database

.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 (8.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) IIS
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.50%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) SAS
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) PaaS
1 4 (5.00%) SaaS
2 3 (3.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (23.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.50%) MySQL
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.25%) ClearCase
3 5 (6.25%) Rational Robot
4 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.75%) Subversion
5 2 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.25%) Sahi
6 1 (1.25%) Selenium
6 1 (1.25%) WATIR
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Advertising
3 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (82.50%) Developer
2 48 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 29 (36.25%) C# Developer
4 20 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (15.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.75%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.75%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (47.50%) ASP.NET
2 30 (37.50%) HTML
3 27 (33.75%) CSS
4 23 (28.75%) XML
5 17 (21.25%) WinForms
6 16 (20.00%) XSD
7 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (16.25%) .NET Framework
9 11 (13.75%) XSL
10 8 (10.00%) Entity Framework
10 8 (10.00%) Web Services
11 7 (8.75%) WPF
12 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.25%) jQuery
12 5 (6.25%) SOAP
12 5 (6.25%) XSLT
13 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (5.00%) HTML5
13 4 (5.00%) LINQ
13 4 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.50%) iPad
2 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.25%) Fintech
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Licensing
3 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) CentOS
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) MVC
2 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.00%) TDD
4 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
4 7 (8.75%) ERP
4 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.50%) Integration Testing
5 6 (7.50%) ITIL
5 6 (7.50%) Test Strategy
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.25%) CRM
6 5 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Open Source
7 4 (5.00%) Web Development
8 3 (3.75%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.75%) High Availability
8 3 (3.75%) OO
8 3 (3.75%) OOD
8 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.75%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 57 (71.25%) C#
2 41 (51.25%) SQL
3 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
4 22 (27.50%) VB.NET
5 19 (23.75%) VB
6 16 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 15 (18.75%) VB6
8 9 (11.25%) Java
8 9 (11.25%) Ruby
9 8 (10.00%) Python
10 7 (8.75%) C
10 7 (8.75%) Perl
10 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.50%) Delphi
11 2 (2.50%) PHP
11 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.25%) HNC
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.25%) MCSE
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) MetaFrame
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.50%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Citrix
3 1 (1.25%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.25%) Perforce
3 1 (1.25%) VMware
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