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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.16% 17.43% 20.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.17% 53.52% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £373 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -15.38%
.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 71 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.03% 32.57% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 29
Average daily rate £350 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 27 November 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 27 November 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
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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 -12 12 £300 -14.28% 20
St Helens -1 3 - - 1
Wirral -12 2 - - 1
Southport - - - - 2
Birkenhead - - - - 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 41 (85.42%) SQL Server
2 33 (68.75%) C#
3 23 (47.92%) HTML
3 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
4 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 20 (41.67%) SQL
6 18 (37.50%) Umbraco
7 15 (31.25%) SharePoint
8 14 (29.17%) HTML5
9 11 (22.92%) Degree
10 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
10 10 (20.83%) QA
11 9 (18.75%) jQuery
11 9 (18.75%) Web Development
11 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
11 9 (18.75%) Content Management
11 9 (18.75%) CSS
11 9 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (16.67%) MVC
12 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (12.50%) NHS
14 6 (12.50%) Oracle
14 6 (12.50%) XML
14 6 (12.50%) IIS
14 6 (12.50%) VBScript
14 6 (12.50%) VB
15 5 (10.42%) Java
15 5 (10.42%) Web Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (37.50%) Umbraco
2 15 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 9 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (12.50%) IIS
5 4 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.17%) CMS
7 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) CTI
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (85.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.08%) OLAP
7 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.08%) DTS
7 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
7 1 (2.08%) QlikView
7 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.08%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) Web Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Siebel Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Siebel Developer
5 2 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Junior
6 1 (2.08%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Data Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) HTML
2 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.17%) HTML5
4 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
5 9 (18.75%) jQuery
5 9 (18.75%) CSS
6 6 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (10.42%) Web Services
8 4 (8.33%) WCF
8 4 (8.33%) XSLT
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.17%) XHTML
10 2 (4.17%) SOAP
11 1 (2.08%) JSP
11 1 (2.08%) Struts
11 1 (2.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) NHS
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Web Development
1 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
1 9 (18.75%) Content Management
2 8 (16.67%) MVC
3 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.17%) V-Model
5 2 (4.17%) Release Management
5 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.08%) CRM
6 1 (2.08%) ETL
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) C#
2 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 20 (41.67%) SQL
4 6 (12.50%) VBScript
4 6 (12.50%) VB
5 5 (10.42%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) MCSD
3 1 (2.08%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) HL7
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Siebel
4 2 (4.17%) CosmoCom
4 2 (4.17%) Actuate
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
Merseyside
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-270 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Liverpool Direct
Rate: From £25,727 to £29,528 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago