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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 31 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.35% 3.58% 4.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.44% 19.40% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 7
Median daily rate £338 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £323 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £501 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +17.14%
.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
90 67 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.33% 18.46% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 45
Median daily rate £350 £425 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +29.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.00 - £24.20
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 - £31.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

.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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 July 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 +4 6 £325 -23.52% 2
Blackpool -3 4 £300 -29.41% 4
Blackburn - 4 £198 - 1
Chorley -5 2 £250 -23.07% 3
Carnforth - 1 £350 -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (71.74%) C#
2 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
4 12 (26.09%) CRM
4 12 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
6 10 (21.74%) HTML
6 10 (21.74%) Visual Studio
6 10 (21.74%) Oracle
7 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
7 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
8 8 (17.39%) SQL
9 7 (15.22%) VB
9 7 (15.22%) Windows
9 7 (15.22%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (13.04%) Web Development
10 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
10 6 (13.04%) Java
10 6 (13.04%) MVC
11 5 (10.87%) Finance
11 5 (10.87%) IBM
11 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
11 5 (10.87%) jQuery
11 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (10.87%) HTML5
11 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (10.87%) iPad

.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 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.35%) Big Data
7 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.22%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Electronics
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Developer
4 6 (13.04%) CRM Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Workflow Developer
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Information Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Database Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
2 10 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (10.87%) HTML5
3 5 (10.87%) jQuery
4 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.70%) CSS
4 4 (8.70%) Web Services
4 4 (8.70%) WinForms
4 4 (8.70%) XML
5 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (6.52%) Node.js
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.35%) WPF
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) iPad
2 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) CRM
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) MVC
3 6 (13.04%) Web Development
4 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.70%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (8.70%) Process Management
4 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 4 (8.70%) Workflow
5 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.52%) OO
5 3 (6.52%) UML
5 3 (6.52%) Workflow Development
6 2 (4.35%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.35%) TDD
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
6 2 (4.35%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) C#
2 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
4 8 (17.39%) SQL
5 7 (15.22%) VB
6 6 (13.04%) Java
7 4 (8.70%) C++
7 4 (8.70%) VB6
8 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.52%) VC++
9 2 (4.35%) Python
9 2 (4.35%) R
10 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.35%) StatsD
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) IBM
4 4 (8.70%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) Apigee
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) Mashery
5 2 (4.35%) Nintex
5 2 (4.35%) Tableau
5 2 (4.35%) Telerik
5 2 (4.35%) Teradata
6 1 (2.17%) Progress
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