The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 38 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 3 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.88% 2.25% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 2.34% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £288 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £198 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 302 427 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 88.56% 95.96% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 268 230
Median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 43
Median hourly rate £41.25 £25.12 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.21% +14.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £46.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Lancashire

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Lancashire

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Lancashire

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -18 2 £256 - 2
Blackburn -5 1 £300 +34.07%
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) VB
5 6 (46.15%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (30.77%) XSD
7 4 (30.77%) XSL
7 4 (30.77%) VB6
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (30.77%) XSD
7 4 (30.77%) XSL
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
9 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (15.38%) Classic ASP
9 2 (15.38%) LINQ
9 2 (15.38%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (15.38%) WCF
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
10 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
2 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 6 (46.15%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) HNC
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft