The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 22 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 3 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.62% 5.21% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 5.50% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 200 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.05% 94.79% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 113 98
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £196 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £13.80 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
.NET Developer
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.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Merseyside region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer across the Merseyside region.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -5 2 £350 - 12
Wirral +5 1 £325 - 4
Birkenhead - - - - 1
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) WPF
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
4 7 (41.18%) Sybase
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) WinForms
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (11.76%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.76%) Telerik
9 1 (5.88%) Subversion
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.88%) InfoPath

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) YouTrack
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) WPF
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) WinForms
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) WCF
7 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) MVVM
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Sybase
2 2 (11.76%) Telerik
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Open Text
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