The table below looks at the statistics for ASP.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 ASP.NET over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 34 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 6 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.63% 5.41% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.77% 20.83% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
ASP.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 48 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.81% 25.95% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 32
Average daily rate £300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £148 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

ASP.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

ASP.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ASP.NET Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ASP.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

ASP.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 ASP.NET within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
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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 -14 4 £300 +3.44% 13
ASP.NET
North West

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) Web Application Development
4 12 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (55.00%) WCF
5 11 (55.00%) IIS
5 11 (55.00%) Windows
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (50.00%) Web Services
6 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (50.00%) REST
7 9 (45.00%) Release Management
7 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (45.00%) XPath
7 9 (45.00%) XML
7 9 (45.00%) XQuery
7 9 (45.00%) HTTP
7 9 (45.00%) MSMQ
7 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
8 8 (40.00%) OO
8 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (35.00%) OOP
9 7 (35.00%) SOA
10 5 (25.00%) SQL
11 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 3 (15.00%) MVC
12 3 (15.00%) JavaScript

ASP.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (55.00%) IIS
3 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.00%) JCAPS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) WCF
3 10 (50.00%) REST
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) MSMQ
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Web Application Development
2 9 (45.00%) Release Management
3 8 (40.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) SOA
4 7 (35.00%) OOP
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) OOD
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) XQuery
2 9 (45.00%) XPath
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Neverfail
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Facebook
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
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