The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 21 36 38
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 18 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.61% 1.18% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.90% 1.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
Median daily rate £325 £321 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% -21.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +2.59% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.33% +7.14%  

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 305 323 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.02% 95.56% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 213 153
Median daily rate £368 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.84 £15.75 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

.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 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Merseyside

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +17 15 £325 - 4
Wirral - 1 £300 - 1
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (85.71%) C#
3 27 (77.14%) MVC
4 25 (71.43%) ASP.NET
5 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
8 14 (40.00%) HTML
9 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
10 12 (34.29%) CSS
11 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 9 (25.71%) Scrum
13 8 (22.86%) CMS
13 8 (22.86%) SQL
13 8 (22.86%) TDD
13 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
14 7 (20.00%) EPiServer
14 7 (20.00%) Sitecore
15 6 (17.14%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
15 6 (17.14%) Fintech
16 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 5 (14.29%) HTML5
16 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
16 5 (14.29%) Umbraco
16 5 (14.29%) Java
17 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
17 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
17 4 (11.43%) jQuery
17 4 (11.43%) CSS3

.NET Developer Skill Set
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 8 (22.86%) CMS
2 7 (20.00%) EPiServer
3 6 (17.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (14.29%) Umbraco
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) DNN
6 1 (2.86%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (2.86%) Kentico
6 1 (2.86%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (40.00%) HTML
5 12 (34.29%) CSS
6 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
7 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
8 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 5 (14.29%) HTML5
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (11.43%) CSS3
9 4 (11.43%) jQuery
9 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (8.57%) J2EE
10 3 (8.57%) Spring
11 2 (5.71%) Web Services
11 2 (5.71%) WinForms
11 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Fintech
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) MVC
2 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Scrum
4 8 (22.86%) TDD
5 4 (11.43%) BDD
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
7 2 (5.71%) Logistics
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.71%) Wealth Management
7 2 (5.71%) Web Development
8 1 (2.86%) OOD
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (2.86%) SDLC
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Alterian