The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 33 30
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.48% 2.36% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.50% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 258 240 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.56% 94.49% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 133 144
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Liverpool

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Liverpool

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Liverpool

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (65.00%) MVC
5 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (45.00%) Sitecore
7 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (45.00%) CSS
8 8 (40.00%) CMS
8 8 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (30.00%) jQuery
10 6 (30.00%) Umbraco
11 5 (25.00%) SQL
12 4 (20.00%) OO
12 4 (20.00%) EPiServer
12 4 (20.00%) Web Development
12 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
13 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (15.00%) HTML5
13 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
13 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
13 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
13 3 (15.00%) OOD
13 3 (15.00%) VB.NET

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (40.00%) CMS
1 8 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (30.00%) Umbraco
3 4 (20.00%) EPiServer
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) J2EE
8 2 (10.00%) LINQ
8 2 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (10.00%) Spring
8 2 (10.00%) WinForms
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (5.00%) CSS3
9 1 (5.00%) WCF
9 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) OOD
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Document Management
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Sitecore
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle