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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 28 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.12% 7.04% 11.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.35% 23.77% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 8
Average daily rate £210 £275 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
115 122 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.26% 29.61% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 85 28
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +150.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Preston 0 11 £210 +5.00% 2
Blackpool -11 2 £700 +120.47% 1
Blackburn +3 1 £338 +14.89% 5
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 72 (83.72%) C#
2 51 (59.30%) SQL Server
3 47 (54.65%) Visual Studio
3 47 (54.65%) ASP.NET
4 37 (43.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
6 29 (33.72%) Java
7 28 (32.56%) HTML
8 26 (30.23%) VB
9 24 (27.91%) Linux
9 24 (27.91%) Internet
10 23 (26.74%) CSS
10 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (25.58%) Unix
11 22 (25.58%) SQL
11 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (23.26%) TDD
13 18 (20.93%) Python
14 17 (19.77%) VB.NET
14 17 (19.77%) Windows
15 16 (18.60%) SharePoint
15 16 (18.60%) Mac OS X
16 15 (17.44%) FQL
16 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
16 15 (17.44%) CAML
17 14 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (16.28%) Oracle
18 13 (15.12%) HTML5
18 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
18 13 (15.12%) jQuery

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.47%) Node.js
3 8 (9.30%) Apache
3 8 (9.30%) IIS
4 6 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.33%) Jetty
6 2 (2.33%) nginx
6 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.49%) GitHub
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.33%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.91%) Internet
2 11 (12.79%) HTTP
3 6 (6.98%) SMTP
4 2 (2.33%) DHCP
4 2 (2.33%) DNS
4 2 (2.33%) FTP
4 2 (2.33%) IPsec
4 2 (2.33%) SSL
4 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (59.30%) SQL Server
2 37 (43.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.63%) MongoDB
4 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
5 8 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.81%) MySQL
6 5 (5.81%) SQLite
7 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.33%) Big Data
9 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (54.65%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (15.12%) Git (software)
4 11 (12.79%) Jenkins
5 9 (10.47%) Eclipse
6 8 (9.30%) ClearCase
6 8 (9.30%) Subversion
7 6 (6.98%) JUnit
7 6 (6.98%) NUnit
7 6 (6.98%) PHPUnit
8 4 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (4.65%) Rational Robot
9 3 (3.49%) Hudson
9 3 (3.49%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.49%) Maven
10 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (1.16%) gulp
10 1 (1.16%) NuGet
10 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Avionics
2 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.33%) Military
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (81.40%) Developer
2 31 (36.05%) C# Developer
3 27 (31.40%) .NET Developer
4 20 (23.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (16.28%) Digital Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.81%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Architect
10 4 (4.65%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Programmer
10 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.49%) VB Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.65%) ASP.NET
2 28 (32.56%) HTML
3 23 (26.74%) CSS
4 15 (17.44%) CAML
5 13 (15.12%) .NET Framework
5 13 (15.12%) HTML5
5 13 (15.12%) jQuery
6 11 (12.79%) Web Services
7 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (9.30%) WinForms
8 8 (9.30%) WPF
8 8 (9.30%) XML
9 6 (6.98%) Entity Framework
9 6 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 6 (6.98%) XSD
9 6 (6.98%) XSLT
10 5 (5.81%) Django
10 5 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) Linux
2 22 (25.58%) Unix
3 17 (19.77%) Windows
4 16 (18.60%) Mac OS X
5 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) TDD
3 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (12.79%) MVC
4 9 (10.47%) Data Management
4 9 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (10.47%) Web Accessibility
4 9 (10.47%) Web Design
5 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.14%) Automated Testing
6 7 (8.14%) Front End Development
6 7 (8.14%) Project Planning
7 6 (6.98%) ITIL
8 5 (5.81%) SOLID
9 4 (4.65%) BDD
9 4 (4.65%) Time Management
9 4 (4.65%) UML
10 3 (3.49%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.33%) Data Migration
11 2 (2.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 72 (83.72%) C#
2 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 29 (33.72%) Java
4 26 (30.23%) VB
5 22 (25.58%) SQL
6 18 (20.93%) Python
7 17 (19.77%) VB.NET
8 15 (17.44%) FQL
8 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
9 12 (13.95%) C++
10 11 (12.79%) Ruby
11 8 (9.30%) VB6
12 6 (6.98%) C
13 5 (5.81%) PHP
13 5 (5.81%) VBA
13 5 (5.81%) VBScript
14 2 (2.33%) R
14 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.98%) BitLocker
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) StatsD
3 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (2.33%) Apigee
4 2 (2.33%) Citrix
4 2 (2.33%) Google
4 2 (2.33%) Mashery
4 2 (2.33%) Tableau
4 2 (2.33%) Teradata
4 2 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.16%) DevExpress
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