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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
North West / Merseyside
Rank 32 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.94% 0.62% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £600 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-50.37% +2.66%

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
90 77 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.88% 23.99% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 46 17
Median daily rate £380 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.54% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £497 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Liverpool +3 4 £600 +100.00% 6
Wirral - 1 £301 - 1
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) C#
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) HTML
4 10 (58.82%) MVC
5 9 (52.94%) CSS
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) Scrum
6 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
7 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
7 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) MySQL
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle
8 6 (35.29%) Web Services
8 6 (35.29%) XML
8 6 (35.29%) Linux
8 6 (35.29%) Spring
8 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
9 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
9 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (29.41%) JSON
9 5 (29.41%) Finance
10 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
10 4 (23.53%) SOAP
10 4 (23.53%) TDD
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (23.53%) RESTful

.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 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (11.76%) RavenDB
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Principal Developer
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
6 6 (35.29%) Spring
6 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 6 (35.29%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (29.41%) JSON
8 4 (23.53%) CSS3
8 4 (23.53%) jQuery
8 4 (23.53%) REST
8 4 (23.53%) RESTful
8 4 (23.53%) SOAP
8 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (17.65%) SAML
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 3 (17.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fintech
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) API Design
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
5 3 (17.65%) Microservices
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) OWASP
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Zend