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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 27 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 26 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.75% 5.12% 6.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 26.32% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 8
Median daily rate £310 £313 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £273 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
.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
104 76 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.01% 19.44% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 47
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £18.03
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 - £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 - £20.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

.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 30 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 -1 5 £325 -23.52% 6
Blackburn - 5 £224 - 3
Blackpool -12 4 £300 - 3
Chorley -4 1 - -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (71.11%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
3 12 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
4 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.22%) Windows
6 9 (20.00%) VB
6 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (17.78%) CRM
7 8 (17.78%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (15.56%) Web Development
8 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (15.56%) XML
8 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
8 7 (15.56%) HTML
8 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
9 6 (13.33%) Java
9 6 (13.33%) SQL
9 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
9 6 (13.33%) WPF
9 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (13.33%) VB6
9 6 (13.33%) Finance
10 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 5 (11.11%) WinForms
10 5 (11.11%) Programme Management

.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 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (8.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.44%) Big Data
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.44%) NUnit
4 2 (4.44%) Rational Robot
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) JUnit
5 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Selenium
5 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.22%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Electronics
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Avionics
4 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.11%) CRM Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Workflow Developer
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Information Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.44%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.56%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) XML
3 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.33%) WPF
4 5 (11.11%) HTML5
4 5 (11.11%) WinForms
5 4 (8.89%) CSS
5 4 (8.89%) Web Services
6 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.67%) jQuery
6 3 (6.67%) Node.js
6 3 (6.67%) XSD
6 3 (6.67%) XSLT
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.44%) CSS3
7 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) iPad
2 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) CRM
3 7 (15.56%) Web Development
4 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.89%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.89%) MVC
5 4 (8.89%) Process Management
5 4 (8.89%) TDD
5 4 (8.89%) Workflow
6 3 (6.67%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) SOLID
6 3 (6.67%) UML
6 3 (6.67%) Workflow Development
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) C#
2 9 (20.00%) VB
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.33%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) SQL
5 6 (13.33%) VB6
6 4 (8.89%) C++
7 3 (6.67%) VC++
8 2 (4.44%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) R
9 1 (2.22%) FQL
9 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.44%) StatsD
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) IBM
4 4 (8.89%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) Apigee
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) Mashery
5 2 (4.44%) Nintex
5 2 (4.44%) Tableau
5 2 (4.44%) Teradata
6 1 (2.22%) Progress
Preston, Lancashire
X4 Group
Rate: £24 - 26 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago