The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.95% 8.94% 19.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.15% 41.03% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £351 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.NET
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
59 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.41% 21.79% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 35
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £359 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
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 August 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 August 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 37 (77.08%) C#
2 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
3 23 (47.92%) HTML
3 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
4 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 14 (29.17%) SQL
6 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
7 12 (25.00%) Umbraco
7 12 (25.00%) HTML5
8 10 (20.83%) WPF
9 9 (18.75%) jQuery
9 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (18.75%) Web Development
9 9 (18.75%) Sybase
9 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
10 8 (16.67%) CSS
10 8 (16.67%) Web Services
10 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
10 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 8 (16.67%) Degree
10 8 (16.67%) QA
11 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
11 7 (14.58%) MVC
12 6 (12.50%) WinForms
12 6 (12.50%) Oracle
12 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (12.50%) TDD
13 5 (10.42%) VB
13 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (10.42%) NHS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.08%) GitHub
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) QlikView
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.08%) OLAP
6 1 (2.08%) DTS
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) VB Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Siebel Developer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Siebel Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (4.17%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 1 (2.08%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) HTML
2 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (25.00%) HTML5
4 10 (20.83%) WPF
5 9 (18.75%) jQuery
6 8 (16.67%) CSS
6 8 (16.67%) Web Services
6 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 6 (12.50%) WinForms
8 4 (8.33%) WCF
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.25%) XML
9 3 (6.25%) XSLT
10 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
11 1 (2.08%) NHibernate
11 1 (2.08%) Spring
11 1 (2.08%) Ajax
11 1 (2.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) NHS
2 2 (4.17%) iPhone
2 2 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Web Development
2 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.58%) MVC
3 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.25%) MVVM
5 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Content Management
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.17%) OOD
6 2 (4.17%) OO
6 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Time Management
6 2 (4.17%) V-Model
6 2 (4.17%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) C#
2 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.17%) SQL
4 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.42%) VB
6 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.33%) VBScript
6 4 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (4.17%) XAML
7 2 (4.17%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) VB6
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) HL7
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Sybase
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Telerik
5 2 (4.17%) Siebel
5 2 (4.17%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.08%) Open Text
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