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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.85% 14.75% 12.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 42.86% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £304 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.22% +1.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.NET
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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
20 42 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 19.23% 34.43% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 6
Average daily rate £375 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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 22 May 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) HTML
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle
3 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
3 11 (68.75%) MVC
4 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 10 (62.50%) Classic ASP
4 10 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (62.50%) Umbraco
4 10 (62.50%) HTML5
4 10 (62.50%) CSS3
4 10 (62.50%) PhoneGap
4 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) IIS
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) VB
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) Umbraco
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) Classic ASP
2 10 (62.50%) HTML5
2 10 (62.50%) CSS3
2 10 (62.50%) PhoneGap
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.25%) WinForms
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (6.25%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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