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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET 10 8 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.59% 6.30% 24.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.32% 40.00% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 15
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £298 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
.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
38 20 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.23% 15.75% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 26
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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
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 30 January 2015, 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 34 (94.44%) C#
1 34 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 19 (52.78%) HTML
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (41.67%) Umbraco
6 14 (38.89%) HTML5
7 13 (36.11%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (33.33%) Web Services
9 11 (30.56%) XML
9 11 (30.56%) IIS
9 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
9 11 (30.56%) WCF
10 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (27.78%) SQL
10 10 (27.78%) Windows
11 9 (25.00%) Web Application Development
11 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (25.00%) QA
11 9 (25.00%) Degree
11 9 (25.00%) jQuery
12 8 (22.22%) Release Management
12 8 (22.22%) XPath
12 8 (22.22%) REST
12 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (22.22%) MSMQ
12 8 (22.22%) MQSeries

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (41.67%) Umbraco
2 13 (36.11%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (30.56%) IIS
3 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
4 8 (22.22%) MQSeries
5 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) HTTP
2 5 (13.89%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Local Government
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) BizTalk Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Siebel Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Siebel Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Data Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 19 (52.78%) HTML
3 14 (38.89%) HTML5
4 12 (33.33%) Web Services
5 11 (30.56%) XML
5 11 (30.56%) WCF
6 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (25.00%) jQuery
7 8 (22.22%) REST
7 8 (22.22%) MSMQ
8 6 (16.67%) CSS
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.56%) SOAP
10 2 (5.56%) XHTML
10 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (2.78%) Spring
11 1 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Web Application Development
1 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (22.22%) Release Management
2 8 (22.22%) MVC
3 6 (16.67%) SOA
3 6 (16.67%) OOP
3 6 (16.67%) OO
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Content Management
4 3 (8.33%) Web Development
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Use Case
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Coaching
5 1 (2.78%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) C#
2 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) XPath
4 8 (22.22%) XQuery
5 6 (16.67%) VBScript
6 4 (11.11%) VB
6 4 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSD
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Siebel
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) CosmoCom
3 2 (5.56%) Actuate
4 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
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