The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 19 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.22% 2.60% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 3.48% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £363 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 115 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 65.19% 74.68% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 67 79
Average daily rate £413 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.22% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £95.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Engineering
Merseyside

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) XAML
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SCADA
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Alfresco
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) XAML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) Open Text