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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 35 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.86% 8.89% 16.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.38% 48.48% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £275 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £351 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
.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
61 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.12% 18.33% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 22
Average daily rate £338 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 38 (80.85%) C#
2 34 (72.34%) SQL Server
3 26 (55.32%) HTML
4 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
5 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
6 17 (36.17%) Umbraco
7 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
8 14 (29.79%) SQL
8 14 (29.79%) HTML5
9 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
9 11 (23.40%) Degree
10 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
11 9 (19.15%) CSS
11 9 (19.15%) Web Development
11 9 (19.15%) QA
11 9 (19.15%) jQuery
11 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
12 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (17.02%) MVC
13 6 (12.77%) VB
13 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (12.77%) Web Services
14 5 (10.64%) Java
14 5 (10.64%) VBScript
14 5 (10.64%) Oracle
14 5 (10.64%) Internet
14 5 (10.64%) NHS
14 5 (10.64%) WPF
14 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (8.51%) Content Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (36.17%) Umbraco
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (72.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) DTS
5 1 (2.13%) OLAP
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.13%) QlikView
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Web Developer
3 14 (29.79%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Siebel Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Siebel Developer
7 2 (4.26%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) VB Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) HTML
2 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.79%) HTML5
4 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
5 9 (19.15%) CSS
5 9 (19.15%) jQuery
6 6 (12.77%) Web Services
7 5 (10.64%) WPF
8 4 (8.51%) WCF
8 4 (8.51%) XML
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.38%) XSLT
9 3 (6.38%) WinForms
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.13%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.13%) XHTML
11 1 (2.13%) XSD
11 1 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) NHS
2 2 (4.26%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Web Development
1 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.02%) MVC
3 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.51%) Content Management
5 3 (6.38%) MVVM
5 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.26%) TDD
6 2 (4.26%) Time Management
6 2 (4.26%) V-Model
6 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Scrum
6 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.26%) OOD
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) OO
6 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) C#
2 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.79%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) VB
5 5 (10.64%) Java
5 5 (10.64%) VBScript
6 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) VB6
7 2 (4.26%) XAML
7 2 (4.26%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) VBA
8 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSD
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) HL7
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Sybase
4 3 (6.38%) Siebel
5 2 (4.26%) Telerik
5 2 (4.26%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.13%) CosmoCom
6 1 (2.13%) Actuate
6 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
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