Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -14
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.84% 6.53% 4.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.73% 28.35% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 25
Lancashire median daily rate £452 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.67% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £251 £240 £205
90th Percentile £553 £338 £690
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £37.75
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -2.78% -15.29%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 153 127 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 27.97% 23.05% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 76 122
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -14.47% +0.66%
10th Percentile £313 £236 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 37
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +8.28% -14.21%
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +62.22%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Lancashire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Lancashire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Lancashire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Lancashire

.NET
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 within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 17 £506 - 3
Blackburn +12 2 £325 +8.33% 2
Preston +13 1 £375 +30.43% 10
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Android
2 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (42.86%) PHP
3 9 (42.86%) DevOps
4 8 (38.10%) Microservices
4 8 (38.10%) Co-Creation
4 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
4 8 (38.10%) Xamarin
4 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
4 8 (38.10%) SLA
4 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 8 (38.10%) Node.js
4 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
5 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Web Services
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) BDD
6 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap

.NET
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 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.76%) Sahi
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) WATIR
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Architect
4 8 (38.10%) Applications Architect
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Backend Developer
7 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
8 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Azure Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (4.76%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
1 8 (38.10%) Node.js
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 6 (28.57%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) React
6 1 (4.76%) Redux
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
6 1 (4.76%) WinForms
6 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Android
1 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Co-Creation
2 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
2 8 (38.10%) Microservices
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 7 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Kanban
5 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) PHP
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Xamarin
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle