The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 34 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.02% 0.57% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.43% 4.26% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £313 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
.NET Framework
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.92% 13.31% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 21 25
Median daily rate £350 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £88 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £413
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 £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wirral - 3 £260 -
Southport - 2 £338 - 1
Birkenhead - 1 £300 -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) MySQL
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
6 4 (36.36%) UAG
6 4 (36.36%) Puppet
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Security Management
6 4 (36.36%) LAMP
6 4 (36.36%) MCTS
6 4 (36.36%) MCITP
6 4 (36.36%) Brocade
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) RHCE
6 4 (36.36%) PMI
6 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
6 4 (36.36%) JBoss
6 4 (36.36%) Apache
6 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) DNS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
1 4 (36.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) GIS
3 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Hosting Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) JSP
2 4 (36.36%) LAMP
3 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) SAML
4 2 (18.18%) Autofac
4 2 (18.18%) Google Maps API
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) XSD
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Security Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) OWASP
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCITP
1 4 (36.36%) MCTS
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
1 4 (36.36%) RHCE
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Brocade
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Motorola