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 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
Software Developer
Rank 26 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.57% 0.67% 9.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.76% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
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£142 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.54% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.34 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-0.44% +0.68%
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
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%

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 December 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) JSF
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Multimedia
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) EJB
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Swing
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
2 5 (71.43%) TIBCO
2 5 (71.43%) EJB 3.0
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) XML

Software Developer
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 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
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 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) EJB
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Swing
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) JSF
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) TIBCO