The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 36 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.12% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 1.72% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £293 £320 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.59% +12.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +13.01% -14.11%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 105 58 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 39.18% 23.02% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 38 25
Median daily rate £351 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.13% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Liverpool

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (25.00%) DevOps
8 3 (25.00%) Coaching
8 3 (25.00%) Microservices
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (25.00%) Spring Boot
8 3 (25.00%) API Design
8 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (25.00%) BDD
8 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (25.00%) Open Source
8 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

.NET Framework
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 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (8.33%) CloudFront
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (8.33%) Moq
4 1 (8.33%) MSTest
4 1 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Principal Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (16.67%) CMS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) LINQ
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (16.67%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) API Design
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (25.00%) VMware