The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 35 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.83% 1.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 185 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 83.82% 80.09% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 130 86
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +290.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) J2SE
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS

Software Engineering
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) International Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) J2SE
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase