Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 20 November 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 .NET (dotNet)
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 7 14
Rank change year-on-year -22 +7 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 0.97% 12.12% 7.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 48.48% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 13
Preston median daily rate - £308 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +46.43% -50.59%
Lancashire median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year - -13.33% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.88 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.69% - -

.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 Preston with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 14.56% 25.00% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 22
Preston median daily rate £425 £330 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £328 £270 £210
90th Percentile £566 £447 £575
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £366 £425
% change year-on-year +9.22% -13.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -23.78% +69.42%
10th Percentile £39.13 £24.50 £30.10
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.18 £47.33
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +13.73%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Preston

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Preston

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) SOLID

.NET
Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) SOLID
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle