The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET 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 (dotNet)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 24 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing .NET 20 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 7.46% 5.16% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.05% 22.41% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 7
Median daily rate £325 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £287 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £335 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.NET 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
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing .NET 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 in Liverpool

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Liverpool

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Liverpool over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Liverpool

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 40 (78.43%) C#
2 31 (60.78%) ASP.NET
3 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
4 23 (45.10%) Sitecore
5 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
5 20 (39.22%) MVC
6 19 (37.25%) CSS
6 19 (37.25%) HTML
7 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
10 12 (23.53%) SQL
10 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
11 9 (17.65%) Umbraco
11 9 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (17.65%) CMS
11 9 (17.65%) Scrum
12 8 (15.69%) jQuery
13 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (13.73%) TDD
14 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (11.76%) Java
14 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
14 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (11.76%) HTML5
14 6 (11.76%) EPiServer
14 6 (11.76%) Web Development
14 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
15 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM

.NET
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 9 (17.65%) CMS
1 9 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
1 9 (17.65%) Umbraco
2 6 (11.76%) EPiServer
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.96%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.96%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.96%) GIS
6 1 (1.96%) Ingres
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.96%) Moq
5 1 (1.96%) MSTest
5 1 (1.96%) NUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) .NET Developer
3 19 (37.25%) Sitecore Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.80%) EPiServer Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Principal Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Umbraco Developer
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (7.84%) CRM Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) CMS Developer
8 3 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.92%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) ASP.NET
2 19 (37.25%) CSS
2 19 (37.25%) HTML
3 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 8 (15.69%) jQuery
6 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (11.76%) HTML5
8 5 (9.80%) Spring
9 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
9 4 (7.84%) WCF
10 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.88%) CSS3
10 3 (5.88%) LINQ
10 3 (5.88%) RESTful
10 3 (5.88%) Spring Boot
10 3 (5.88%) WinForms
11 2 (3.92%) J2EE
11 2 (3.92%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Unix
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) MVC
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) Scrum
4 7 (13.73%) TDD
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.76%) Web Development
6 5 (9.80%) BDD
6 5 (9.80%) CRM
7 4 (7.84%) DevOps
7 4 (7.84%) OO
8 3 (5.88%) API Design
8 3 (5.88%) Coaching
8 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.88%) Kanban
8 3 (5.88%) Microservices
8 3 (5.88%) OOD
8 3 (5.88%) Open Source
8 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) C#
2 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) SQL
4 6 (11.76%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Sitecore
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) VMware