The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 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 ASP.NET
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 41 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 3 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.89% 1.78% 2.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% 7.77% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Median daily rate £325 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £490 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +1.33% +70.45%  

ASP.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 61 103 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 18.05% 22.94% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 162 169
Median daily rate £400 £371 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £486 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in Lancashire

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in Lancashire

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Lancashire

ASP.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 ASP.NET within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Blackburn -1 3 £325 +30.00% 2
ASP.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 Lancashire region with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Umbraco
7 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
7 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 2 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) LINQ
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) VB

ASP.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 3 (27.27%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
5 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) HNC
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft