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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 33 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.45% 29.41% 21.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 31.25% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 11
Average daily rate
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£365 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.46% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
231 128 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 87.17% 94.12% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 76 80
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 19 (29.69%) XML
2 18 (28.13%) Java
3 16 (25.00%) SQL
3 16 (25.00%) Cognos
4 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
4 15 (23.44%) Web Services
5 14 (21.88%) Oracle
6 12 (18.75%) Finance
7 11 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
7 11 (17.19%) REST
8 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
8 10 (15.63%) HTTP
8 10 (15.63%) OO
8 10 (15.63%) .NET
8 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
8 10 (15.63%) C#
8 10 (15.63%) HTML
9 9 (14.06%) OOP
9 9 (14.06%) SOA
9 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
9 9 (14.06%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (14.06%) XQuery
9 9 (14.06%) WCF
10 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (12.50%) Web Application Development
10 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (12.50%) XPath

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (14.06%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (12.50%) IIS
3 7 (10.94%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.69%) SAS
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (4.69%) Node.js
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) WordPress
5 1 (1.56%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.38%) Cognos Report Studio
3 6 (9.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.25%) ActiveReports
5 4 (6.25%) Cognos Event Studio
5 4 (6.25%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.25%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.13%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.56%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) Xcode
3 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) Appium
4 1 (1.56%) Ant
4 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.56%) ERwin
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) XML
2 15 (23.44%) Web Services
3 11 (17.19%) REST
4 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 10 (15.63%) HTML
4 10 (15.63%) .NET
5 9 (14.06%) WCF
6 7 (10.94%) MSMQ
6 7 (10.94%) Spring
7 6 (9.38%) jQuery
7 6 (9.38%) CSS
8 5 (7.81%) SOAP
8 5 (7.81%) Middleware
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.25%) J2EE
9 4 (6.25%) CSS3
9 4 (6.25%) HTML5
10 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Online Banking
1 2 (3.13%) Animation
1 2 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.56%) Informatics
2 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.56%) NHS
2 1 (1.56%) W3C
2 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
1 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (9.38%) UNIX
3 3 (4.69%) Android
3 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.63%) OO
4 9 (14.06%) OOP
4 9 (14.06%) SOA
5 8 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 7 (10.94%) Release Management
7 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) Data Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) BDD
7 3 (4.69%) TDD
7 3 (4.69%) MVC
7 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.13%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.13%) Change Management
8 2 (3.13%) ETL
8 2 (3.13%) UML
8 2 (3.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) Java
2 16 (25.00%) SQL
3 10 (15.63%) C#
4 9 (14.06%) XQuery
5 8 (12.50%) XPath
5 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.69%) PHP
9 2 (3.13%) Perl
9 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.13%) Ruby
10 1 (1.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Cognos
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.50%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.13%) Perforce
5 2 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (1.56%) CODA
6 1 (1.56%) Teradata
6 1 (1.56%) Informatica
6 1 (1.56%) Sybase
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
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