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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 26 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.40% 13.84% 15.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.06% 46.81% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
.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
49 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.26% 29.56% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 22
Average daily rate £325 £315 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £263 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
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 £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 31 October 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 31 October 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 35 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 30 (75.00%) C#
3 22 (55.00%) HTML
4 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
6 18 (45.00%) Umbraco
7 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
8 15 (37.50%) SQL
9 13 (32.50%) HTML5
10 11 (27.50%) Degree
10 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
11 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 9 (22.50%) Web Development
12 9 (22.50%) QA
12 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
12 9 (22.50%) jQuery
13 8 (20.00%) MVC
14 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (17.50%) CSS
15 6 (15.00%) VBScript
15 6 (15.00%) NHS
15 6 (15.00%) Content Management
16 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (12.50%) Internet
16 5 (12.50%) Oracle
16 5 (12.50%) VB
16 5 (12.50%) Web Services
16 5 (12.50%) XML
17 4 (10.00%) Java

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 18 (45.00%) Umbraco
2 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (7.50%) IIS
6 2 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) QlikView
6 1 (2.50%) DTS
6 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 9 (22.50%) .NET Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Siebel Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Siebel Developer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
3 13 (32.50%) HTML5
4 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (22.50%) jQuery
6 7 (17.50%) CSS
7 5 (12.50%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) XML
8 4 (10.00%) WCF
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.50%) XSLT
10 2 (5.00%) XHTML
10 2 (5.00%) SOAP
10 2 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.50%) Struts
11 1 (2.50%) XSD
11 1 (2.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
1 9 (22.50%) Web Development
2 8 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (15.00%) Content Management
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.00%) V-Model
5 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Use Case
6 1 (2.50%) Release Management
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Stress Testing
6 1 (2.50%) CRM
6 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) VBScript
5 5 (12.50%) VB
6 4 (10.00%) Java
7 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.50%) VBA
9 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) MCSD
3 1 (2.50%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) HL7
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Siebel
4 2 (5.00%) CosmoCom
4 2 (5.00%) Actuate
5 1 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
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