The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
North West / Lancashire
Rank 23 48 35
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.76% 0.70% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 0.73% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Median daily rate £310 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.80% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £270 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.33% +7.14%  

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 198 410 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 94.29% 95.13% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 251 210
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £244 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +84.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.25 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

.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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
Preston - 3 £325 - 2
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (68.42%) C#
3 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET
5 20 (52.63%) SQL
5 20 (52.63%) MVC
6 19 (50.00%) HTML
7 17 (44.74%) VB.NET
7 17 (44.74%) CSS
8 16 (42.11%) XML
8 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
10 11 (28.95%) VB
11 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
11 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (23.68%) XSD
12 9 (23.68%) XSL
13 8 (21.05%) VB6
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
15 6 (15.79%) Web Services
15 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
15 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
16 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
17 4 (10.53%) WCF
17 4 (10.53%) LINQ

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET
3 19 (50.00%) HTML
4 17 (44.74%) CSS
5 16 (42.11%) XML
6 9 (23.68%) XSD
6 9 (23.68%) XSL
7 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
9 4 (10.53%) LINQ
9 4 (10.53%) WCF
10 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET
10 3 (7.89%) Ajax
10 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.89%) Classic ASP
10 3 (7.89%) jQuery
10 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (7.89%) LINQ to SQL
11 2 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.63%) Fintech
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) MVC
2 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.89%) OO
3 3 (7.89%) OOD
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.26%) TDD
4 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
4 2 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (2.63%) CRM
5 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.63%) Front End Development
5 1 (2.63%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) C#
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) VB.NET
4 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
5 11 (28.95%) VB
6 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 8 (21.05%) VB6
8 1 (2.63%) Java
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) HNC
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft