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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET 35 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.04% 7.89% 5.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.75% 27.27% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 9
Median daily rate £325 £442 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +20.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £587 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.53 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +5.40%
.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
80 132 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.24% 28.95% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 88 40
Median daily rate £350 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £746
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £24.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +65.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

.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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Preston +10 8 £323 -24.11% 5
Blackpool 0 4 £300 -36.84% 2
Chorley -1 4 £248 -23.84% 3
Blackburn - 2 £236 - 1
Carnforth - 1 £350 -
Fleetwood - 1 £325 - 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 39 (75.00%) C#
2 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 15 (28.85%) HTML
3 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) VB.NET
5 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.00%) CRM
5 13 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
7 9 (17.31%) MVC
7 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
8 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 7 (13.46%) VB
9 7 (13.46%) Oracle
9 7 (13.46%) WinForms
9 7 (13.46%) jQuery
9 7 (13.46%) HTML5
9 7 (13.46%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (11.54%) Web Development
10 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
10 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
10 6 (11.54%) Windows
11 5 (9.62%) XML
11 5 (9.62%) CSS
11 5 (9.62%) IBM

.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 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.92%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.92%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.46%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (84.62%) Developer
2 23 (44.23%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Developer
4 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.46%) CRM Developer
6 6 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Workflow Developer
9 3 (5.77%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.77%) HTML Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Information Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Developer
9 3 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
2 15 (28.85%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (13.46%) HTML5
4 7 (13.46%) jQuery
4 7 (13.46%) WinForms
5 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (9.62%) CSS
5 5 (9.62%) XML
6 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.69%) Web Services
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.77%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.85%) SOAP
9 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (1.92%) CSS3
9 1 (1.92%) Node.js
9 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) iPad
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) CRM
2 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) MVC
4 6 (11.54%) Web Development
5 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (7.69%) Process Management
5 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 4 (7.69%) Workflow
6 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.77%) OO
6 3 (5.77%) UML
6 3 (5.77%) Workflow Development
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.85%) ERP
7 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (75.00%) C#
2 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) VB.NET
3 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.46%) VB
6 4 (7.69%) C++
6 4 (7.69%) Java
6 4 (7.69%) VB6
7 3 (5.77%) VC++
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) IBM
4 4 (7.69%) SAP
4 4 (7.69%) Telerik
5 2 (3.85%) Nintex
6 1 (1.92%) Progress
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