The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 36 35
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.51% 2.70% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.88% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Median daily rate £325 £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.43%  
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 315 312 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.17% 93.69% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 167 171
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £19.69
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Merseyside

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Merseyside

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Merseyside

.NET Developer
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 .NET Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Liverpool -1 4 £325 - 8
Southport -1 1 £375 +15.38% 1
.NET Developer
North West

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

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 Merseyside region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) C#
3 17 (70.83%) MVC
4 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
6 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (41.67%) HTML
7 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (41.67%) CSS
8 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (37.50%) Sitecore
8 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (33.33%) CMS
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
10 6 (25.00%) Umbraco
10 6 (25.00%) jQuery
11 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
11 5 (20.83%) Scrum
12 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
12 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (16.67%) OO
12 4 (16.67%) TDD
12 4 (16.67%) EPiServer
12 4 (16.67%) Web Development
13 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
13 3 (12.50%) OOD
13 3 (12.50%) VB.NET

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (33.33%) CMS
1 8 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 4 (16.67%) EPiServer
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (4.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 3 (12.50%) HTML5
9 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (8.33%) J2EE
9 2 (8.33%) LINQ
9 2 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (8.33%) Spring
9 2 (8.33%) Web Services
9 2 (8.33%) WinForms
9 2 (8.33%) XML
10 1 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) OOD
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Content Management
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 9 (37.50%) Sitecore
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle