The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Liverpool region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 33 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.66% 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £360 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.88 -

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
230 224 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 95.44% 96.14% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 156 106
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Liverpool region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Liverpool region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) X++
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) X++
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft