The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston 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 15 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.46% 4.60% 16.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.13% 25.00% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £425 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +65.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
.NET
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 27.68% 18.39% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 13
Median daily rate £360 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £538 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £15.06
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 Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston 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 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 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 Preston region with a requirement for .NET.

1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) VB
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (14.29%) SOLID
7 2 (14.29%) XSD
7 2 (14.29%) XSLT
7 2 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) VC++
7 2 (14.29%) ClearCase

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
4 1 (7.14%) Rational Robot
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Avionics
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Database Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Information Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) HTML5
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 3 (21.43%) WPF
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 2 (14.29%) WinForms
3 2 (14.29%) XSD
3 2 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) SOLID
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) UML
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
3 4 (28.57%) VB
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) VB6
5 2 (14.29%) VC++
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft