The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 26 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.54% 1.09% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
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 £36.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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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
180 167 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 91.37% 90.76% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 108 65
Average daily rate £375 £363 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +19.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
1 5 (71.43%) Swing
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) TIBCO
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) EJB
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) JSF
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Multimedia
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) EJB 3.0
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) MVVM
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) EJB
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) Swing
1 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) JSF
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) MVVM
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) XAML
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) TIBCO
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase
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