The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 15.07% 10.64% 12.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 78.57% 50.00% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £211 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £316 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.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
14 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 19.18% 21.28% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 24
Average daily rate £500 £235 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.76% -25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £320 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Preston region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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 12 (52.17%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
5 7 (30.43%) MVVM
5 7 (30.43%) Sybase
5 7 (30.43%) IIS
5 7 (30.43%) WPF
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 6 (26.09%) VB
7 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
7 5 (21.74%) J2EE
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
7 5 (21.74%) HTTP
7 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
7 5 (21.74%) SSL
7 5 (21.74%) Servlets
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Apache
7 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
7 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
7 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Jetty
7 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (21.74%) nginx

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) Jetty
2 5 (21.74%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.04%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
1 5 (21.74%) SSL
2 3 (13.04%) IPsec
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) FTP
3 2 (8.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
5 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
5 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (13.04%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) VB Developer
7 3 (13.04%) WPF Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Analyst
9 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (4.35%) ASP Developer
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) WPF
2 5 (21.74%) J2EE
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
2 5 (21.74%) Servlets
3 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
3 4 (17.39%) Classic ASP
4 3 (13.04%) WinForms
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
3 7 (30.43%) MVVM
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
8 1 (4.35%) Android Development
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) VB
4 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) VB6
5 3 (13.04%) VBScript
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Xen
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods
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