The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 22 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.25% 2.48% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.72% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
168 147 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 94.38% 91.30% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 78
Average daily rate £363 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £534 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £13.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Software Developer
Merseyside

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

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

1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) EJB
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) Swing
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Multimedia
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) JSF
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) MVVM
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
2 2 (28.57%) WinForms
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) VB

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) EJB
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) Swing
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) JSF
1 4 (57.14%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) WinForms
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) MVVM
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) XAML
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase
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