The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Liverpool region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 31 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.43% - 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% - 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £445 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Software 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
216 273 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 93.91% 94.79% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 140 94
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

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 Skill Set
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) NuGet

Software 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NuGet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore