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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.90% 5.77% 8.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.83% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £348 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.05 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.40% 17.31% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 29 29
Average daily rate £380 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +22.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £46.00 £17.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.58% -43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Preston +9 12 £200 -38.46% 1
Chorley -7 4 £413 +106.25% 3
Blackpool - 4 £318 - 2
Lytham St Annes +3 2 £380 +22.58%
Morecambe - - - -
Nelson - - - - 1
Ormskirk - - - -
Colne - - - - 1
Accrington - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - - 6
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (64.41%) C#
2 31 (52.54%) SQL Server
3 26 (44.07%) SQL
3 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
4 22 (37.29%) HTML
4 22 (37.29%) MVC
5 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
6 18 (30.51%) Oracle
7 16 (27.12%) CSS
7 16 (27.12%) PL/SQL
8 14 (23.73%) Java
8 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
8 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
9 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
9 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database
10 12 (20.34%) jQuery
10 12 (20.34%) HTML5
11 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
12 10 (16.95%) Classic ASP
12 10 (16.95%) IIS
12 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (16.95%) Umbraco
12 10 (16.95%) CSS3
12 10 (16.95%) PhoneGap
13 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
14 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
14 8 (13.56%) WPF
14 8 (13.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (16.95%) IIS
1 10 (16.95%) Umbraco
2 7 (11.86%) nginx
2 7 (11.86%) Apache
2 7 (11.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.86%) Jetty
3 4 (6.78%) MQSeries
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (6.78%) Google App Engine
1 4 (6.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) HTTP
1 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
1 7 (11.86%) SSL
2 4 (6.78%) IPsec
2 4 (6.78%) DNS
2 4 (6.78%) DHCP
2 4 (6.78%) FTP
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (52.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) MorphX
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Test Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Applications Developer
4 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.39%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Architect
7 1 (1.69%) Management Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.69%) Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) HTML
2 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
3 16 (27.12%) CSS
4 12 (20.34%) jQuery
4 12 (20.34%) HTML5
5 10 (16.95%) CSS3
5 10 (16.95%) PhoneGap
5 10 (16.95%) Classic ASP
6 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
6 8 (13.56%) WPF
6 8 (13.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (11.86%) J2EE
7 7 (11.86%) Servlets
8 6 (10.17%) WCF
8 6 (10.17%) XML
9 3 (5.08%) WinForms
9 3 (5.08%) Web Services
10 2 (3.39%) SOAP
11 1 (1.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
1 4 (6.78%) iSeries
1 4 (6.78%) Open Source
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) MVC
2 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
3 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
5 7 (11.86%) ERP
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.17%) System Testing
6 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) UML
8 4 (6.78%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.08%) DevOps
10 2 (3.39%) Web Development
10 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
11 1 (1.69%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) C#
2 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
2 26 (44.07%) SQL
3 16 (27.12%) PL/SQL
4 14 (23.73%) Java
5 4 (6.78%) VB
5 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.39%) XAML
6 2 (3.39%) VB6
6 2 (3.39%) C
6 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) X++
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) VCP4
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Xen
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) Google
3 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) Twitter
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
4 1 (1.69%) Sybase
4 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
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