The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 30 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.60% 2.73% 13.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.67% 17.50% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Median daily rate £308 £280 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.91% -6.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £84 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
.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 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.37% 15.63% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 19
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £88 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for .NET.

1 15 (62.50%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) WCF
5 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) Line Management
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) MySQL
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) CakePHP
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.33%) WPF
7 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
7 2 (8.33%) PHP 5
7 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) Delphi
7 2 (8.33%) VB
7 2 (8.33%) OOP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Play
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Manager
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 1 (4.17%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.67%) WCF
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) CakePHP
4 2 (8.33%) JSON
4 2 (8.33%) LINQ
4 2 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) Android SDK
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) CRM
2 4 (16.67%) Line Management
2 4 (16.67%) MVC
2 4 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) OOP
4 2 (8.33%) User Stories
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Android Development
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) ETL Development
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) Delphi
5 2 (8.33%) PHP 5
5 2 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Google