The table below looks at the statistics for ASP.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 ASP.NET over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 36 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 11 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.78% 3.53% 6.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.57% 11.72% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Average daily rate £210 £269 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.86% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £328 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £30.60 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+46.26% -7.28%
ASP.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
115 128 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.04% 30.12% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 88 28
Average daily rate £413 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 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 £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

ASP.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ASP.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ASP.NET across the Lancashire region.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the Lancashire region.

ASP.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

ASP.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 ASP.NET within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 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 -2 4 £210 +5.00% 2
Blackpool -10 1 - -
ASP.NET
North West

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 47 (100.00%) C#
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (93.62%) SQL Server
3 36 (76.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (74.47%) Visual Studio
5 22 (46.81%) VB
5 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
6 20 (42.55%) HTML
7 18 (38.30%) CSS
8 15 (31.91%) FQL
8 15 (31.91%) PowerShell
8 15 (31.91%) CAML
8 15 (31.91%) SharePoint
8 15 (31.91%) Java
9 14 (29.79%) Internet
10 12 (25.53%) Mac OS X
10 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (25.53%) TDD
10 12 (25.53%) Unix
10 12 (25.53%) Linux
10 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
10 12 (25.53%) jQuery
10 12 (25.53%) HTML5
10 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (23.40%) Web Services
12 10 (21.28%) MVC
13 9 (19.15%) Data Management
13 9 (19.15%) Eclipse
13 9 (19.15%) VB.NET
13 9 (19.15%) Jenkins

ASP.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (31.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.89%) Node.js
3 6 (12.77%) Apache
3 6 (12.77%) IIS
3 6 (12.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) Internet
2 7 (14.89%) HTTP
3 6 (12.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (93.62%) SQL Server
2 36 (76.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.64%) MySQL
4 5 (10.64%) SQLite
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (74.47%) Visual Studio
2 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.15%) Eclipse
3 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
4 7 (14.89%) Subversion
4 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (12.77%) JUnit
5 6 (12.77%) NUnit
5 6 (12.77%) PHPUnit
6 3 (6.38%) Hudson
6 3 (6.38%) IntelliJ
6 3 (6.38%) Maven
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (2.13%) Bower
7 1 (2.13%) gulp
7 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
7 1 (2.13%) JIRA
7 1 (2.13%) NuGet
General
1 1 (2.13%) Banking
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (93.62%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) C# Developer
3 20 (42.55%) .NET Developer
4 18 (38.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (23.40%) Digital Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.51%) HTML Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) VB Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 2 (4.26%) C# Programmer
9 2 (4.26%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) HTML
3 18 (38.30%) CSS
4 15 (31.91%) CAML
5 12 (25.53%) HTML5
5 12 (25.53%) jQuery
6 11 (23.40%) Web Services
7 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
7 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 5 (10.64%) Django
9 5 (10.64%) LAMP
9 5 (10.64%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (10.64%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (8.51%) SOAP
11 3 (6.38%) J2EE
11 3 (6.38%) REST
11 3 (6.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
1 12 (25.53%) Mac OS X
1 12 (25.53%) Unix
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (25.53%) TDD
2 10 (21.28%) MVC
3 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (19.15%) Data Management
4 7 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (14.89%) Web Design
5 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Front End Development
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL
6 4 (8.51%) Time Management
7 2 (4.26%) BDD
8 1 (2.13%) B2B
8 1 (2.13%) Kanban
8 1 (2.13%) Scrum
8 1 (2.13%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
2 22 (46.81%) VB
3 15 (31.91%) FQL
3 15 (31.91%) Java
3 15 (31.91%) PowerShell
4 9 (19.15%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 5 (10.64%) C
6 5 (10.64%) C++
6 5 (10.64%) PHP
6 5 (10.64%) Python
6 5 (10.64%) Ruby
6 5 (10.64%) VB6
6 5 (10.64%) VBA
6 5 (10.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.77%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) DevExpress