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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 8 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 27 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.84% 27.69% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.80% 28.80% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
211 125 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 92.54% 96.15% 98.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 70 85
Average daily rate £300 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £176 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £11.15 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £15.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (30.16%) XML
2 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 16 (25.40%) Java
3 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.81%) Oracle
5 13 (20.63%) Web Services
6 12 (19.05%) Finance
7 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
7 11 (17.46%) .NET
7 11 (17.46%) SOA
7 11 (17.46%) REST
8 10 (15.87%) Cognos
8 10 (15.87%) OO
8 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.87%) C#
8 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (14.29%) XQuery
9 9 (14.29%) HTTP
9 9 (14.29%) OOP
9 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (14.29%) Windows
9 9 (14.29%) WCF
10 8 (12.70%) Web Application Development
10 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (12.70%) HTML
10 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
10 8 (12.70%) IIS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 7 (11.11%) MQSeries
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.76%) SAS
5 3 (4.76%) Node.js
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.59%) WordPress
7 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.59%) Magento
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.94%) Cognos Report Studio
4 5 (7.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Cognos Event Studio
5 4 (6.35%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (6.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.35%) ActiveReports
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.17%) MySQL
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.59%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Appium
3 2 (3.17%) CocoaPods
3 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Xcode
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Ant
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.59%) ERwin
4 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) XML
2 13 (20.63%) Web Services
3 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.46%) .NET
3 11 (17.46%) REST
4 9 (14.29%) WCF
5 8 (12.70%) HTML
5 8 (12.70%) Middleware
6 7 (11.11%) MSMQ
7 6 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (9.52%) CSS
8 5 (7.94%) SOAP
9 4 (6.35%) jQuery
9 4 (6.35%) J2EE
9 4 (6.35%) Spring
10 3 (4.76%) JSON
10 3 (4.76%) HTML5
10 3 (4.76%) CSS3
10 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.17%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.17%) Open Source
1 2 (3.17%) Animation
2 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.59%) Streaming Video
2 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.59%) NHS
2 1 (1.59%) W3C
2 1 (1.59%) Informatics
2 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.52%) UNIX
4 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.35%) Android
5 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.46%) SOA
3 10 (15.87%) OO
4 9 (14.29%) OOP
4 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.70%) Web Application Development
6 7 (11.11%) Release Management
7 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.35%) ETL
10 3 (4.76%) MVC
10 3 (4.76%) Migration
10 3 (4.76%) TDD
10 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.76%) Data Architecture
10 3 (4.76%) BDD
10 3 (4.76%) Android Development
10 3 (4.76%) iOS Development
11 2 (3.17%) Analytics
11 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 16 (25.40%) Java
3 10 (15.87%) C#
4 9 (14.29%) XQuery
5 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.70%) XPath
6 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.35%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) Ruby
8 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.59%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Oracle
2 10 (15.87%) Cognos
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.76%) Apple
5 2 (3.17%) Sybase
5 2 (3.17%) Perforce
6 1 (1.59%) Teradata
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) CODA
6 1 (1.59%) Facebook
6 1 (1.59%) Twitter
6 1 (1.59%) Xamarin
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