The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 8 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 36 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.90% 5.16% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.71% 21.33% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 1
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.70% +27.23%

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
93 75 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.91% 24.19% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 44 17
Median daily rate £390 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £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 £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 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 +13 29 £350 -6.66% 15
Wirral -2 3 £301 -29.29% 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 56 (70.89%) C#
2 35 (44.30%) MVC
3 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET
4 33 (41.77%) SQL
5 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
7 22 (27.85%) HTML
8 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
8 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
9 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (24.05%) CSS
11 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
12 15 (18.99%) Java
12 15 (18.99%) XML
13 14 (17.72%) Web Services
13 14 (17.72%) Scrum
14 12 (15.19%) Oracle
14 12 (15.19%) Visual Studio
15 11 (13.92%) VB.NET
15 11 (13.92%) Linux
15 11 (13.92%) TDD
15 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
15 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (12.66%) EPiServer
17 9 (11.39%) Sitecore
17 9 (11.39%) CSS3
17 9 (11.39%) Spring
17 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
18 8 (10.13%) J2EE
18 8 (10.13%) MS Excel

.NET
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 8 (10.13%) CMS
2 5 (6.33%) IIS
2 5 (6.33%) Umbraco
2 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (2.53%) Jetty
4 2 (2.53%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.53%) nginx
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.27%) DNN
5 1 (1.27%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Kentico
5 1 (1.27%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.53%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) Extranet
2 3 (3.80%) Intranet
3 2 (2.53%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
3 2 (2.53%) FTP
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) IPsec
3 2 (2.53%) SSL
3 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) VoIP
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.59%) MySQL
3 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.53%) GIS
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.53%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.27%) DTS
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (3.80%) Subversion
5 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (2.53%) JMeter
6 2 (2.53%) NuGet
6 2 (2.53%) Selenium
6 2 (2.53%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.27%) Grunt
7 1 (1.27%) Moq
7 1 (1.27%) MSTest
7 1 (1.27%) NUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (82.28%) Developer
2 37 (46.84%) .NET Developer
3 20 (25.32%) C# Developer
4 15 (18.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (15.19%) Software Developer
6 11 (13.92%) SQL Developer
7 8 (10.13%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 8 (10.13%) EPiServer Developer
7 8 (10.13%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Principal Developer
9 5 (6.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Sitecore Developer
9 5 (6.33%) VB Developer
9 5 (6.33%) VB6 Developer
10 4 (5.06%) CMS Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET
2 22 (27.85%) HTML
3 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (24.05%) CSS
5 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
6 15 (18.99%) XML
7 14 (17.72%) Web Services
8 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
9 9 (11.39%) CSS3
9 9 (11.39%) Spring
10 8 (10.13%) HTML5
10 8 (10.13%) J2EE
10 8 (10.13%) jQuery
11 7 (8.86%) Entity Framework
11 7 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (6.33%) JSON
13 5 (6.33%) RESTful
14 4 (5.06%) REST
14 4 (5.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Fintech
1 4 (5.06%) User Experience
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Blog
4 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Windows
3 7 (8.86%) Unix
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) MVC
2 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.72%) Scrum
4 11 (13.92%) TDD
5 8 (10.13%) BDD
5 8 (10.13%) SOA
6 7 (8.86%) Open Source
7 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.59%) SDLC
7 6 (7.59%) Web Development
8 5 (6.33%) DevOps
8 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.33%) Microservices
8 5 (6.33%) UML
8 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (5.06%) Front End Development
9 4 (5.06%) Kanban
9 4 (5.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.89%) C#
2 33 (41.77%) SQL
3 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.99%) Java
5 11 (13.92%) VB.NET
6 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.59%) VB
8 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.33%) VB6
9 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) CISSP
3 1 (1.27%) MCAD
3 1 (1.27%) MCP
3 1 (1.27%) MCSD
3 1 (1.27%) MCTS
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.27%) SANS
3 1 (1.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle
3 10 (12.66%) EPiServer
4 9 (11.39%) Sitecore
5 5 (6.33%) Google
5 5 (6.33%) VMware
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco
6 3 (3.80%) Dell
6 3 (3.80%) EMC
6 3 (3.80%) Nintex
7 2 (2.53%) Ektron
8 1 (1.27%) Actuate
8 1 (1.27%) Alterian
8 1 (1.27%) Apple
8 1 (1.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.27%) Splunk
8 1 (1.27%) Zend
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago