The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.55% 1.20% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 9.30% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £435 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.37 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.09% +18.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.05% 12.95% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 16
Median daily rate £340 £425 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £362 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £480 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Internet
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 Internet within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 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
Wirral -4 2 - -
Liverpool +4 1 £325 -22.61% 3
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) MS Office
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
5 4 (36.36%) User Experience
5 4 (36.36%) Intranet
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) Extranet
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) Google
6 3 (27.27%) InfoPath
6 3 (27.27%) Nintex
6 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (27.27%) WF
6 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) DevOps
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Windows XP

Internet
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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 3 (27.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
2 1 (9.09%) Moq
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Media Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) WF
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Blog
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
1 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCAD
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSD
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Google
2 3 (27.27%) Nintex
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix