The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 60 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.93% 16.76% 31.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.90% 18.52% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £204 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 162 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 91.24% 90.50% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 107 69
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £201 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £11.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Liverpool region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 49 (50.00%) HTML
2 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
2 37 (37.76%) .NET
3 33 (33.67%) C#
4 32 (32.65%) SQL Server
5 27 (27.55%) CSS
5 27 (27.55%) Java
6 24 (24.49%) jQuery
7 23 (23.47%) HTML5
8 21 (21.43%) SQL
9 20 (20.41%) Oracle
10 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
12 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 15 (15.31%) Spring
14 14 (14.29%) Umbraco
15 13 (13.27%) Hibernate
15 13 (13.27%) Web Services
15 13 (13.27%) Degree
16 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
16 12 (12.24%) XML
17 11 (11.22%) MySQL
17 11 (11.22%) PHP
17 11 (11.22%) Web Development
18 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL
18 10 (10.20%) EJB
19 9 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
19 9 (9.18%) Finance
19 9 (9.18%) .NET Framework
20 8 (8.16%) EJB 3.0

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 8 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.04%) Apache
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.02%) WordPress
4 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) AquaLogic
4 1 (1.02%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.02%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Photoshop
1 6 (6.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.02%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
1 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) MySQL
3 9 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.16%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.04%) QlikView
9 2 (2.04%) Siebel EIM
9 2 (2.04%) OLAP
9 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.04%) Ant
5 1 (1.02%) JUnit
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (9.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.04%) Games
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (50.00%) HTML
2 37 (37.76%) .NET
3 27 (27.55%) CSS
4 24 (24.49%) jQuery
5 23 (23.47%) HTML5
6 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
7 15 (15.31%) Spring
8 13 (13.27%) Hibernate
8 13 (13.27%) Web Services
9 12 (12.24%) XML
10 10 (10.20%) EJB
11 9 (9.18%) .NET Framework
12 8 (8.16%) EJB 3.0
12 8 (8.16%) J2EE
13 7 (7.14%) XSLT
13 7 (7.14%) Swing
13 7 (7.14%) JSF
14 6 (6.12%) CSS3
15 5 (5.10%) WPF
15 5 (5.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) NHS
2 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (1.02%) Open Source
3 1 (1.02%) User Experience
3 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.02%) VSAM
3 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) UNIX
2 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
3 11 (11.22%) Web Development
4 8 (8.16%) Scrum
5 7 (7.14%) Web Design
5 7 (7.14%) TDD
6 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.10%) MVC
7 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.10%) ETL
8 4 (4.08%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.08%) BDD
9 3 (3.06%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.06%) OO
9 3 (3.06%) SOA
9 3 (3.06%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
2 33 (33.67%) C#
3 27 (27.55%) Java
4 21 (21.43%) SQL
5 11 (11.22%) PHP
6 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.10%) VB
8 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.08%) Scala
9 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.04%) VBA
10 2 (2.04%) XQuery
10 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.04%) XAML
10 2 (2.04%) C++
10 2 (2.04%) COBOL
10 2 (2.04%) VB6
11 1 (1.02%) PHP5
11 1 (1.02%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) HL7
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) Oracle
2 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 6 (6.12%) Orchard
4 6 (6.12%) Adobe
5 4 (4.08%) Siebel
5 4 (4.08%) Sybase
6 2 (2.04%) Google
6 2 (2.04%) Greenplum
6 2 (2.04%) Twitter
6 2 (2.04%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.04%) Telerik
6 2 (2.04%) Informatica
7 1 (1.02%) Apple
7 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.02%) Cognos
7 1 (1.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) BEA
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