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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 11.27% 3.92% 11.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.44% 19.05% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £323 £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £465 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £39.55 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +5.46%
.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
18 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 25.35% 20.59% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 6
Median daily rate £375 £500 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +75.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £813 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.01 £24.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.03% +69.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

.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 26 August 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 (92.31%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) WinForms
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (15.38%) VB
7 2 (15.38%) UML
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (15.38%) Telerik
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (7.69%) Scala

.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 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Database Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Information Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) WinForms
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) Node.js
6 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Telerik