The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 41 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.37% 21.43% 18.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.28% 22.30% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 22
Average daily rate £304 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £218 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £375 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 148 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 94.07% 96.10% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 82 91
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £100.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
Merseyside

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 28 (43.75%) .NET
2 27 (42.19%) C#
3 24 (37.50%) SQL
4 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
5 17 (26.56%) HTML
6 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
6 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET
6 15 (23.44%) WPF
7 14 (21.88%) TDD
8 13 (20.31%) CSS
9 11 (17.19%) Java
9 11 (17.19%) WinForms
9 11 (17.19%) jQuery
9 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (15.63%) Oracle
11 9 (14.06%) Sybase
11 9 (14.06%) Scrum
12 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
12 8 (12.50%) PHP
12 8 (12.50%) Web Services
12 8 (12.50%) Windows
12 8 (12.50%) OO
12 8 (12.50%) WCF
12 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
13 7 (10.94%) MySQL
13 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
13 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (10.94%) MVC
14 6 (9.38%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (4.69%) Drupal
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) WordPress
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) AquaLogic
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Magento
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.13%) SQLPlus
6 2 (3.13%) MS Access
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.56%) DB2
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.69%) NMock
4 2 (3.13%) Toad
5 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.56%) Ant
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 2 (3.13%) Banking
1 2 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) .NET
2 17 (26.56%) HTML
3 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET
3 15 (23.44%) WPF
4 13 (20.31%) CSS
5 11 (17.19%) WinForms
5 11 (17.19%) jQuery
6 8 (12.50%) Web Services
6 8 (12.50%) WCF
6 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.81%) HTML5
8 5 (7.81%) Spring
8 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.25%) Ajax
10 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.69%) J2EE
10 3 (4.69%) XML
10 3 (4.69%) Middleware
11 2 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.69%) NHS
3 2 (3.13%) Open Source
3 2 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) VSAM
4 1 (1.56%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
3 3 (4.69%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) TDD
2 9 (14.06%) Scrum
3 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) OO
4 7 (10.94%) MVC
5 5 (7.81%) CRM
6 4 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.69%) MVVM
7 3 (4.69%) BDD
7 3 (4.69%) OOD
7 3 (4.69%) SOA
7 3 (4.69%) OOP
7 3 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
8 2 (3.13%) Workflow
8 2 (3.13%) Migration
8 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) C#
2 24 (37.50%) SQL
3 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.19%) Java
5 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 8 (12.50%) PHP
6 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
7 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.38%) C++
8 4 (6.25%) VB
9 3 (4.69%) Scala
9 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.13%) XAML
10 2 (3.13%) VB6
10 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.13%) C
10 2 (3.13%) ActionScript
10 2 (3.13%) VBA
11 1 (1.56%) PHP5
11 1 (1.56%) ActionScript 3.0
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) Sybase
3 4 (6.25%) Telerik
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) Zend
4 3 (4.69%) Typemock
5 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 2 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) WSO2
6 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (1.56%) BEA
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.56%) Open Text
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