The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 26 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.54% - 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +8.23%
Senior 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
179 155 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 90.86% 91.72% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 68
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.38 £20.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.12% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) EJB
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (60.00%) JSF
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (60.00%) Swing
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) EJB
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (60.00%) JSF
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Swing
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) TIBCO