The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank - 24 24
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 1.34% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.52% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -
Programmer
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
159 132 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 90.34% 88.59% 90.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 81 74
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £11.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +38.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.39 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the Liverpool region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Programmer
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) NATURAL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM