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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 29 31 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.89% 4.48% 13.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.44% 26.92% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +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
72 78 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.00% 16.63% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 49
Average daily rate £425 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £504 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £24.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 4 £425 - 6
Preston -2 3 £425 +11.47% 11
Lancaster 0 1 £325 -16.12% 1
Chorley - 1 £325 - 3
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (54.35%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) C#
3 16 (34.78%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
4 15 (32.61%) .NET Framework
5 14 (30.43%) jQuery
5 14 (30.43%) HTML
5 14 (30.43%) SharePoint
6 13 (28.26%) MVC
6 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.09%) XML
7 12 (26.09%) Entity Framework
8 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (21.74%) Oracle
8 10 (21.74%) IIS
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 8 (17.39%) JIRA
10 8 (17.39%) WCF
10 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (17.39%) ERP
10 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
10 8 (17.39%) UML
10 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
10 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
10 8 (17.39%) Mentoring

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.74%) IIS
3 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.87%) Jetty
3 5 (10.87%) nginx
4 3 (6.52%) MQSeries
4 3 (6.52%) Node.js
5 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.87%) Google App Engine
2 5 (10.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) DHCP
1 5 (10.87%) FTP
1 5 (10.87%) HTTP
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.87%) DNS
1 5 (10.87%) SSL
1 5 (10.87%) IPsec
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Information Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (2.17%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
1 15 (32.61%) .NET Framework
2 14 (30.43%) HTML
2 14 (30.43%) jQuery
3 12 (26.09%) Entity Framework
3 12 (26.09%) XML
4 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (17.39%) WCF
6 7 (15.22%) Ajax
7 6 (13.04%) Web Services
7 6 (13.04%) LINQ
7 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (10.87%) J2EE
8 5 (10.87%) CSS
8 5 (10.87%) Servlets
9 2 (4.35%) ODBC
9 2 (4.35%) WPF
9 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.35%) HTML5
9 2 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.35%) Tandem
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) MVC
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
3 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
3 8 (17.39%) UML
3 8 (17.39%) ERP
3 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 6 (13.04%) Supply Chain Management
4 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.70%) TDD
6 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Web Development
6 4 (8.70%) Logistics
6 4 (8.70%) Open Source
7 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) BDD
8 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) C#
3 16 (34.78%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.04%) VB
6 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) R
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) VB6
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Xen
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Google
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
5 1 (2.17%) Apigee
5 1 (2.17%) Mashery
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Lancashire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago