The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 24 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 ASP.NET
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 39 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 14 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.26% 1.81% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.69% 7.69% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 8
Median daily rate £325 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% +7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +3.37% +68.18%  

ASP.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 Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 131 78 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.82% 23.49% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 49 34
Median daily rate £388 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +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 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing ASP.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 ASP.NET in Merseyside

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in Merseyside

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in Merseyside over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in Merseyside

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Merseyside

ASP.NET
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 ASP.NET within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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 +10 14 £325 +9.24% 7
ASP.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 Merseyside region with a requirement for ASP.NET.

1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (93.94%) C#
3 20 (60.61%) Sitecore
4 19 (57.58%) MVC
5 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
6 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (30.30%) CSS
7 10 (30.30%) HTML
8 9 (27.27%) CMS
8 9 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 7 (21.21%) Umbraco
10 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (18.18%) jQuery
11 6 (18.18%) EPiServer
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.12%) OO
13 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
13 4 (12.12%) HTML5
13 4 (12.12%) Web Development
14 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
14 3 (9.09%) LINQ
14 3 (9.09%) TDD
14 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
14 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
14 3 (9.09%) OOD
14 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
14 3 (9.09%) Greenfield Project

ASP.NET
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 9 (27.27%) CMS
1 9 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (21.21%) Umbraco
3 6 (18.18%) EPiServer
4 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.03%) CloudFront
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) GIS
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Moq
3 1 (3.03%) MSTest
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) Sitecore Developer
3 15 (45.45%) .NET Developer
4 8 (24.24%) C# Developer
5 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) EPiServer Developer
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (9.09%) CMS Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Sitecore Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
10 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (30.30%) CSS
3 10 (30.30%) HTML
4 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (18.18%) jQuery
6 4 (12.12%) HTML5
7 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.09%) LINQ
8 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.06%) CSS3
8 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.06%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (3.03%) Ember.js
9 1 (3.03%) Ninject
9 1 (3.03%) REST
9 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) OO
3 4 (12.12%) Web Development
4 3 (9.09%) OOD
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
4 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Content Management
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Logistics
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (3.03%) Data Management
6 1 (3.03%) Document Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) SOA
6 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Sitecore
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft