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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 47 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.04% 29.84% 17.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.41% 32.95% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £193 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £445 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
270 173 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 92.15% 90.58% 89.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 93 101
Average daily rate £325 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 25 (31.25%) HTML
3 25 (31.25%) CSS
4 22 (27.50%) SQL
5 19 (23.75%) Oracle
6 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
6 17 (21.25%) SDLC
7 16 (20.00%) HTML5
8 15 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
9 11 (13.75%) CSS3
9 11 (13.75%) User Experience
9 11 (13.75%) Java
9 11 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (13.75%) SOA
9 11 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (13.75%) Middleware
10 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
11 9 (11.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (11.25%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (11.25%) .NET
12 8 (10.00%) C#
12 8 (10.00%) MySQL
12 8 (10.00%) TDD
12 8 (10.00%) Subversion
12 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (11.25%) Oracle Service Bus
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.00%) WordPress
3 3 (3.75%) SAS
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.25%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.25%) Confluence
5 1 (1.25%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.50%) Magento
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.25%) HFM
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.00%) MySQL
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.25%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 5 (6.25%) Cognos Report Studio
6 5 (6.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Cognos Event Studio
6 5 (6.25%) Cognos Transformer
6 5 (6.25%) ActiveReports
7 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.75%) QlikView
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.00%) Subversion
3 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.25%) ERwin
4 1 (1.25%) Xcode
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) Grunt
General
1 7 (8.75%) Banking
2 6 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) HTML
1 25 (31.25%) CSS
2 16 (20.00%) HTML5
3 11 (13.75%) CSS3
3 11 (13.75%) Middleware
4 10 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (11.25%) .NET
6 7 (8.75%) XML
6 7 (8.75%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (8.75%) REST
7 6 (7.50%) Sinatra
7 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.00%) Web Services
9 3 (3.75%) SOAP
9 3 (3.75%) RESTful
9 3 (3.75%) jQuery
9 3 (3.75%) JSON
9 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.50%) Ember.js
10 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) User Experience
2 6 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.25%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.25%) Informatics
4 1 (1.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
1 4 (5.00%) Android
2 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.50%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.25%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.25%) SDLC
3 15 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 11 (13.75%) SOA
4 11 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
5 9 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (10.00%) TDD
6 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.75%) BDD
7 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.75%) Analytics
8 6 (7.50%) MVC
9 5 (6.25%) ETL
9 5 (6.25%) Open Source
10 3 (3.75%) Android Development
10 3 (3.75%) OOP
10 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.75%) BPEL
11 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (27.50%) SQL
3 11 (13.75%) Java
4 8 (10.00%) C#
5 7 (8.75%) PHP
5 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.75%) Ruby
6 6 (7.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) C++
7 1 (1.25%) C
7 1 (1.25%) PHP5
7 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.25%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.25%) XQuery
7 1 (1.25%) Uniface
7 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Cognos
2 6 (7.50%) Google
3 5 (6.25%) New Relic
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.50%) Sybase
5 2 (2.50%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.50%) Teradata
6 1 (1.25%) Netezza
6 1 (1.25%) Facebook
6 1 (1.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) BEA
6 1 (1.25%) Informatica
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
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