The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Liverpool region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.57% 8.48% 17.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.61% 41.18% 43.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £351 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +10.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 34 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.00% 20.61% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 38
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £353 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
.NET
Merseyside

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Liverpool region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 26 (68.42%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
5 12 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) HTML
7 10 (26.32%) WPF
8 9 (23.68%) Sybase
9 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
9 7 (18.42%) Web Services
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) CSS
10 6 (15.79%) WinForms
10 6 (15.79%) Web Development
10 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.79%) TDD
11 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
11 5 (13.16%) VB
12 4 (10.53%) OO
12 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
12 4 (10.53%) NHS
12 4 (10.53%) WCF
12 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
13 3 (7.89%) HTML5
13 3 (7.89%) MVVM
13 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (7.89%) Umbraco
13 3 (7.89%) Telerik
13 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) DTS
4 1 (2.63%) OLAP
4 1 (2.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Web Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) VB Developer
8 2 (5.26%) WPF Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) iPhone Developer
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
2 11 (28.95%) HTML
3 10 (26.32%) WPF
4 7 (18.42%) Web Services
5 6 (15.79%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) WinForms
6 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.53%) WCF
8 3 (7.89%) HTML5
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.26%) XSLT
9 2 (5.26%) XML
10 1 (2.63%) XSD
10 1 (2.63%) SOAP
10 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.63%) Ajax
10 1 (2.63%) NHibernate
10 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) NHS
2 2 (5.26%) iPhone
2 2 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (15.79%) TDD
1 6 (15.79%) Web Development
2 4 (10.53%) OO
2 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 3 (7.89%) MVVM
3 3 (7.89%) CRM
3 3 (7.89%) Scrum
4 2 (5.26%) MVC
4 2 (5.26%) OOD
4 2 (5.26%) Time Management
4 2 (5.26%) V-Model
4 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.63%) System Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Market Research
5 1 (2.63%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
5 5 (13.16%) VB
6 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.26%) VBScript
7 2 (5.26%) XAML
7 2 (5.26%) VB6
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Sybase
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Telerik
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.63%) Open Text
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