The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills 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 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 27 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 9 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.24% 16.11% 22.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.15% 50.00% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 20
Average daily rate
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£245 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.90% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.NET
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
47 68 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.91% 32.23% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 34
Average daily rate £350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
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 £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

.NET
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 4 £245 -30.00% 11
St Helens -1 3 - -
Wirral -13 2 - - 1
Southport - - - - 1
Birkenhead - - - -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 40 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 31 (68.89%) C#
3 23 (51.11%) HTML
3 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
4 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 18 (40.00%) SQL
6 18 (40.00%) Umbraco
7 15 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 14 (31.11%) HTML5
9 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 10 (22.22%) Degree
10 9 (20.00%) CSS
10 9 (20.00%) Content Management
10 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (20.00%) QA
10 9 (20.00%) Web Development
10 9 (20.00%) jQuery
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (17.78%) MVC
12 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (13.33%) XML
12 6 (13.33%) IIS
12 6 (13.33%) Oracle
12 6 (13.33%) VBScript
12 6 (13.33%) VB
13 5 (11.11%) Java
13 5 (11.11%) Web Services
13 5 (11.11%) Windows

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 18 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 15 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 9 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (13.33%) IIS
5 4 (8.89%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.44%) CMS
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) CTI
3 1 (2.22%) Intranet
3 1 (2.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) QlikView
6 1 (2.22%) DTS
6 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) YouTrack
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 11 (24.44%) .NET Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Siebel Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Siebel Developer
6 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Junior
7 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.22%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) HTML
2 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 14 (31.11%) HTML5
4 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 9 (20.00%) jQuery
5 9 (20.00%) CSS
6 6 (13.33%) XML
7 5 (11.11%) Web Services
8 4 (8.89%) WCF
8 4 (8.89%) XSLT
9 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.44%) XHTML
10 2 (4.44%) SOAP
10 2 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.22%) CSS3
11 1 (2.22%) Struts
11 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) NHS
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Content Management
1 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (20.00%) Web Development
2 8 (17.78%) MVC
3 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.44%) Release Management
4 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.22%) System Testing
5 1 (2.22%) V-Model
5 1 (2.22%) Budget Control
5 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.22%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
3 18 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) VBScript
4 6 (13.33%) VB
5 5 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) MCSD
2 1 (2.22%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) HL7
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Siebel
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) CosmoCom
4 2 (4.44%) Actuate
5 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago