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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 10 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 16.95% 2.73% 13.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.82% 16.67% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Median daily rate £314 £388 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.03% -22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £318 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £458 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.07% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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
17 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 28.81% 16.36% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
Median daily rate £325 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £813 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +19.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Preston region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 6 (42.86%) WinForms
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) WPF
5 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 4 (28.57%) VB
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 3 (21.43%) ClearCase
6 3 (21.43%) Rational Robot
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) XSD
6 3 (21.43%) XSLT
6 3 (21.43%) VB6
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Telerik
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database

.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 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (21.43%) ClearCase
3 3 (21.43%) Rational Robot
4 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) WinForms
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) WPF
4 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) XSD
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) SOLID
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) VB6
6 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Telerik
3 1 (7.14%) IBM