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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 25 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing .NET 36 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.38% 5.75% 13.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.53% 29.11% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 28
Average daily rate
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£442 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £411 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
.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
141 79 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.89% 19.75% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 45 47
Average daily rate £442 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.28% -35.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 24 £475 - 5
Preston -3 3 £388 +35.96% 5
Lancaster +3 1 £325 -15.30%
Burnley - 1 £338 -
Chorley - 1 £325 - 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 34 (53.97%) C#
2 33 (52.38%) Java
3 31 (49.21%) SQL
4 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
5 24 (38.10%) HTML
5 24 (38.10%) Linux
6 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
7 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
7 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 21 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (30.16%) Internet
9 19 (30.16%) UNIX
10 18 (28.57%) CSS
11 17 (26.98%) jQuery
12 16 (25.40%) VB
12 16 (25.40%) Python
13 15 (23.81%) TDD
13 15 (23.81%) .NET Framework
14 14 (22.22%) Mac OS X
14 14 (22.22%) IIS
14 14 (22.22%) Web Services
15 13 (20.63%) HTTP
15 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (20.63%) Ruby
15 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
15 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
16 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
16 12 (19.05%) C++

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 21 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 14 (22.22%) IIS
3 9 (14.29%) Apache
3 9 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
5 5 (7.94%) Jetty
5 5 (7.94%) nginx
6 3 (4.76%) Node.js
7 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.94%) Google App Engine
2 5 (7.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (6.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) Internet
2 13 (20.63%) HTTP
3 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.94%) DNS
3 5 (7.94%) SSL
3 5 (7.94%) IPsec
3 5 (7.94%) DHCP
3 5 (7.94%) FTP
4 4 (6.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.35%) SQLite
6 4 (6.35%) MySQL
7 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.59%) Big Data
8 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
1 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.70%) Eclipse
4 7 (11.11%) Subversion
5 5 (7.94%) JIRA
6 4 (6.35%) Hudson
6 4 (6.35%) PHPUnit
6 4 (6.35%) Maven
6 4 (6.35%) JUnit
6 4 (6.35%) NUnit
6 4 (6.35%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.59%) ERwin
General
1 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) .NET Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.17%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) HTML
2 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
3 18 (28.57%) CSS
4 17 (26.98%) jQuery
5 15 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 14 (22.22%) Web Services
7 10 (15.87%) CAML
8 9 (14.29%) XML
8 9 (14.29%) J2EE
9 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (12.70%) Entity Framework
10 7 (11.11%) WCF
11 6 (9.52%) XHTML
11 6 (9.52%) Ajax
11 6 (9.52%) HTML5
12 5 (7.94%) LINQ
12 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (7.94%) Servlets
13 4 (6.35%) SOAP
13 4 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Tandem
5 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Linux
2 19 (30.16%) UNIX
3 14 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 11 (17.46%) Windows
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) TDD
3 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (15.87%) Unit Testing
5 9 (14.29%) Data Management
5 9 (14.29%) MVC
6 8 (12.70%) UML
6 8 (12.70%) Web Accessibility
6 8 (12.70%) Web Design
6 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
6 8 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.94%) ERP
8 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.35%) BDD
9 4 (6.35%) ITIL
9 4 (6.35%) Open Source
10 3 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) C#
2 33 (52.38%) Java
3 31 (49.21%) SQL
4 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
5 16 (25.40%) VB
5 16 (25.40%) Python
6 13 (20.63%) Ruby
7 12 (19.05%) C++
8 11 (17.46%) VB.NET
9 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
9 10 (15.87%) FQL
10 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
11 5 (7.94%) C
11 5 (7.94%) PHP
11 5 (7.94%) VBScript
12 4 (6.35%) VBA
12 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.59%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.59%) R
13 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) HND
5 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Xen
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) BitLocker
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) VMware
3 5 (7.94%) Google
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) Teradata
6 1 (1.59%) Tableau
6 1 (1.59%) Apigee
6 1 (1.59%) Mashery
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