The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Preston region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 3 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 12.84% 31.67% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.33% 79.17% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 5
Average daily rate
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£258 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £34.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +5.91%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 24 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 22.02% 40.00% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 53
Average daily rate £388 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 £135.37 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
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.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Preston

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 20 (80.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) WPF
4 12 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (48.00%) Sybase
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (32.00%) Scrum
8 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) CSS
8 7 (28.00%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (24.00%) jQuery
9 6 (24.00%) MVVM
9 6 (24.00%) XML
9 6 (24.00%) HTML
9 6 (24.00%) Ajax
10 5 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (20.00%) Spring
10 5 (20.00%) JSF
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.00%) CMS
10 5 (20.00%) LAMP
10 5 (20.00%) Java
10 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
10 5 (20.00%) J2EE
10 5 (20.00%) MySQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (20.00%) CMS
1 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (20.00%) Escenic
1 5 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 5 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) T4 Templates
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Programmer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Java Programmer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Java Programmer
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) VB Developer
7 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) WPF
2 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
4 6 (24.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) Ajax
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.00%) CSS3
5 5 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (20.00%) Spring
5 5 (20.00%) JSF
5 5 (20.00%) J2EE
5 5 (20.00%) EJB
5 5 (20.00%) Java RMI
5 5 (20.00%) LAMP
5 5 (20.00%) Struts
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
7 2 (8.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) TDD
2 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 6 (24.00%) MVVM
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.00%) RUP
5 5 (20.00%) OOD
5 5 (20.00%) UML
5 5 (20.00%) OOP
5 5 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Android Development
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) Scala
5 4 (16.00%) VB
5 4 (16.00%) VB6
6 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Sybase
2 5 (20.00%) JBoss
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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