Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 6 months to 18 November 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 39 55
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 -19
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 7 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.43% 2.66% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.27% 8.94% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 8
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -2.99%
10th Percentile £295 £302 £281
90th Percentile £406 £405 £341
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.47% - -

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 164 179 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 33.61% 29.73% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 114 90
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £292 £275
90th Percentile £535 £509 £503
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +17.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +0.98%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Merseyside

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Merseyside

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Merseyside

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southport +2 2 £363 -
Liverpool -6 2 £338 +3.85% 4
Prescot - 1 £270 -
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Autofac
5 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) OWASP
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) IIS

.NET Framework
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 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Autofac
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) SAML
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) XSD
6 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) OWASP
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) API Development
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft