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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 31 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.90% 15.32% 30.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.58% 16.52% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £235 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £340 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
199 115 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 89.24% 92.74% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 73 70
Average daily rate £355 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £175.00 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.57% +1333.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £79.46 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £175.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -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 4 March 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 4 March 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 22 (31.88%) XML
2 20 (28.99%) Java
2 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
3 19 (27.54%) SQL
4 17 (24.64%) HTML
4 17 (24.64%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (21.74%) C#
5 15 (21.74%) .NET
5 15 (21.74%) Oracle
5 15 (21.74%) Web Services
6 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
6 14 (20.29%) Cognos
7 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
8 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (17.39%) Finance
8 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
9 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (14.49%) XQuery
10 10 (14.49%) HTTP
10 10 (14.49%) OO
10 10 (14.49%) IIS
10 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
10 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (14.49%) REST
11 9 (13.04%) HTML5
11 9 (13.04%) CSS
11 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (13.04%) SOA
11 9 (13.04%) BizTalk Server

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (14.49%) IIS
2 9 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (10.14%) MQSeries
4 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.70%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.90%) CMS
6 2 (2.90%) OpenEdge
6 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.90%) Node.js
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (5.80%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.90%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.80%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (5.80%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (4.35%) Cognos Query Studio
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.90%) QlikView
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.90%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.45%) Cognos Event Studio
9 1 (1.45%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) Xcode
3 2 (2.90%) Ant
3 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.90%) Appium
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) XML
2 17 (24.64%) HTML
3 15 (21.74%) .NET
3 15 (21.74%) Web Services
4 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
5 10 (14.49%) REST
6 9 (13.04%) HTML5
6 9 (13.04%) CSS
7 8 (11.59%) WCF
7 8 (11.59%) jQuery
8 7 (10.14%) MSMQ
8 7 (10.14%) Spring
9 6 (8.70%) SOAP
10 5 (7.25%) CSS3
11 4 (5.80%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.80%) WSDL
11 4 (5.80%) Middleware
11 4 (5.80%) XSLT
11 4 (5.80%) J2EE
12 3 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Online Banking
1 2 (2.90%) NHS
1 2 (2.90%) Open Source
1 2 (2.90%) Animation
2 1 (1.45%) W3C
2 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
1 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (10.14%) UNIX
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Android
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.49%) OO
4 9 (13.04%) SOA
5 8 (11.59%) OOP
5 8 (11.59%) Web Application Development
6 7 (10.14%) Release Management
7 5 (7.25%) ETL
8 4 (5.80%) MVC
9 3 (4.35%) Migration
9 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.90%) Automated Testing
10 2 (2.90%) TDD
10 2 (2.90%) Content Management
10 2 (2.90%) Change Management
10 2 (2.90%) Workflow
10 2 (2.90%) UML
10 2 (2.90%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) Java
2 19 (27.54%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) C#
4 10 (14.49%) XQuery
4 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.59%) XPath
6 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.35%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.90%) Perl
8 2 (2.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Oracle
2 14 (20.29%) Cognos
3 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.59%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.90%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) Perforce
6 2 (2.90%) Apple
6 2 (2.90%) Twitter
7 1 (1.45%) Sybase
7 1 (1.45%) CODA
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