The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 28 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.

C# .NET Developer
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.86% 0.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £338 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year +4.08% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £51.31 £33.75
% change year-on-year -15.70% +52.02%  

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 306 324 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.03% 95.58% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 215 157
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 £225 £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 15 9 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 £31.10 £15.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in Merseyside

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Merseyside

C# .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 C# .NET Developer in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Merseyside

C# .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 C# .NET Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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 +5 5 £350 +7.69% 2
Wirral - 1 £300 -
C# .NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, C# .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 C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 3 (33.33%) CMS
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
7 2 (22.22%) EPiServer
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (22.22%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
8 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (11.11%) RESTful

C# .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 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) EPiServer
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
3 1 (11.11%) DNN
3 1 (11.11%) Immediacy CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Kentico
3 1 (11.11%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
1 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
3 1 (11.11%) Alterian