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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 22 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.77% 13.06% 9.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.00% 49.23% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 14
Average daily rate
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£313 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
100 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.25% 26.53% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 37
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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 2 September 2015.

.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 2 September 2015. 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 -17 13 £325 +8.33% 27
Wirral - 1 £275 - 4
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 23 (71.88%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (37.50%) MVC
5 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 11 (34.38%) HTML
7 10 (31.25%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
8 7 (21.88%) WCF
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.63%) Web Services
10 5 (15.63%) XML
10 5 (15.63%) Java
10 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
10 5 (15.63%) MySQL
10 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
10 5 (15.63%) SDLC
11 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
11 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
11 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
11 4 (12.50%) Linux
11 4 (12.50%) IIS
11 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
11 4 (12.50%) ETL
11 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Jetty
3 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.13%) CloudFront
3 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) FTP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.38%) DB2
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) Ant
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) MSI
4 1 (3.13%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Build Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.88%) WCF
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 3 (9.38%) CSS3
6 3 (9.38%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) Middleware
7 2 (6.25%) WPF
7 2 (6.25%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.13%) iOS SDK
8 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (9.38%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) MVC
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) SDLC
3 4 (12.50%) ETL
3 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.38%) Web Development
4 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) TDD
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.13%) VB6
7 1 (3.13%) LINC
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.13%) Xen
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Sybase
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Unisys
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) Facebook
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter
4 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.13%) Nintex
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
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