The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 35 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.94% 0.31% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.33% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.94 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +50.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
296 303 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.79% 94.98% 90.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 183 138
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Merseyside region that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the Merseyside region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer across the Merseyside region.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 4 £373 +14.61%
Wirral - 2 £350 -
Applications Developer
North West

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (16.67%) Gradle
4 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Datadog
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (16.67%) Spock
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) API Design
1 1 (16.67%) BDD
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) ETL
1 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
1 1 (16.67%) Kanban
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
1 1 (16.67%) Microservices
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP