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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.93% 6.45% 15.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.19% 30.77% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate
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£405 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +7.69%
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 £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
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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
42 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.83% 20.97% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 15
Average daily rate £375 £315 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +18.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £424 £325
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 £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

.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 4 March 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) C#
3 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 13 (59.09%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 11 (50.00%) IIS
6 11 (50.00%) Web Application Development
7 10 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (45.45%) XML
8 9 (40.91%) Windows
8 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (36.36%) XPath
9 8 (36.36%) WCF
9 8 (36.36%) Release Management
9 8 (36.36%) XQuery
9 8 (36.36%) HTTP
9 8 (36.36%) Web Services
9 8 (36.36%) MSMQ
9 8 (36.36%) MQSeries
9 8 (36.36%) REST
9 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (31.82%) HTML
11 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
11 6 (27.27%) OOP
11 6 (27.27%) OO
11 6 (27.27%) SOA
11 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (27.27%) Umbraco
12 5 (22.73%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (59.09%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (50.00%) IIS
3 8 (36.36%) MQSeries
4 6 (27.27%) Umbraco
5 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
6 2 (9.09%) CMS
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) CTI
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Siebel Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 10 (45.45%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) WCF
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 8 (36.36%) MSMQ
3 8 (36.36%) REST
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 4 (18.18%) CSS
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (9.09%) XHTML
8 2 (9.09%) SOAP
9 1 (4.55%) jQuery
9 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 8 (36.36%) Release Management
3 6 (27.27%) OOP
3 6 (27.27%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) SOA
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) Content Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) XPath
2 8 (36.36%) XQuery
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VBScript
5 2 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSD
2 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Siebel
2 2 (9.09%) CosmoCom
2 2 (9.09%) Actuate
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