The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 35 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.60% 0.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £389 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.59% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Microsoft Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
295 526 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.55% 94.60% 86.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 387 223
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.95 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +58.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) CRM
1 11 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 1 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft