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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
North West / Merseyside
Rank 30 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.62% 1.25% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.25% 4.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £600 £321 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £38.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-24.67% -0.64%

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
97 81 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.80% 25.23% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 61 28
Median daily rate £360 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.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 26 February 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 26 February 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 0 7 £600 +100.00% 2
Wirral - 1 £301 -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) C#
5 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (43.75%) MVC
7 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
7 7 (43.75%) Entity Framework
8 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
8 6 (37.50%) SQL
8 6 (37.50%) WCF
9 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
10 4 (25.00%) CSS3
10 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
10 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (25.00%) RESTful
10 4 (25.00%) TDD
10 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (18.75%) CRM
11 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 3 (18.75%) Finance
11 3 (18.75%) VMware
11 3 (18.75%) Java
11 3 (18.75%) MySQL

.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 1 (6.25%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (12.50%) RavenDB
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) CRM Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Principal Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) Entity Framework
5 6 (37.50%) WCF
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (25.00%) CSS3
7 4 (25.00%) RESTful
8 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 3 (18.75%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
8 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) Ajax
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Fintech
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) API Design
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) Microservices
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) UML
6 2 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Zend