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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 15 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 14 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.22% 0.56% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.61% 0.76% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Software Engineering
Merseyside

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
132 132 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 68.04% 73.74% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 84 56
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 14 (93.33%) HTML
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (60.00%) Umbraco
3 9 (60.00%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Multimedia
6 5 (33.33%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) JSF
6 5 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
6 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) EJB
6 5 (33.33%) Swing
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 5 (33.33%) TIBCO
6 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) VBScript
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (60.00%) Umbraco
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) HTML5
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) Swing
4 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) JSF
4 5 (33.33%) EJB
4 5 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
7 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Content Management
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Android Development
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) VBScript
6 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
6 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (6.67%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) Apple