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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET 13 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.44% 14.66% 8.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 49.12% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
78 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.62% 29.84% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 28
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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
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 28 August 2015.

.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 28 August 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 14 (70.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) MVC
6 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (20.00%) MySQL
7 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
8 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Sybase
8 3 (15.00%) DB2
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.00%) UNIX
8 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Mobile

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Jetty
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (15.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) MSI
3 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Games
1 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Build Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Build and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) CSS3
3 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
4 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (5.00%) Servlets
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows CE
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.00%) LINC
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Sybase
3 2 (10.00%) Unisys
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Facebook
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
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