The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 78 68 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.00% 21.12% 11.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.17% 22.30% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 51 23
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £290 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £465 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
298 305 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.51% 94.72% 90.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 186 141
Median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 17
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 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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 Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 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 +2 59 £368 -8.12% 20
Wirral +4 9 £320 -24.70% 1
Birkenhead 0 1 £350 +40.00% 1
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 65 (43.62%) .NET
2 58 (38.93%) C#
3 56 (37.58%) SQL Server
4 50 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (31.54%) JavaScript
6 45 (30.20%) HTML
7 44 (29.53%) Java
8 43 (28.86%) SQL
9 41 (27.52%) CSS
10 38 (25.50%) ASP.NET
11 37 (24.83%) MVC
12 30 (20.13%) XML
13 28 (18.79%) TDD
14 26 (17.45%) Oracle
15 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
17 21 (14.09%) HTML5
18 19 (12.75%) AngularJS
18 19 (12.75%) Git (software)
19 18 (12.08%) jQuery
19 18 (12.08%) Scrum
19 18 (12.08%) OO
19 18 (12.08%) CSS3
20 16 (10.74%) Web Services
21 15 (10.07%) Spring
22 14 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 14 (9.40%) .NET Framework
23 13 (8.72%) Finance
23 13 (8.72%) ETL
24 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008

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 8 (5.37%) CMS
1 8 (5.37%) EPiServer
2 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.70%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.36%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.67%) DNN
6 1 (0.67%) Drupal
6 1 (0.67%) Kentico
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
6 1 (0.67%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.01%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.34%) GitHub
4 1 (0.67%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Internet
2 5 (3.36%) Firewall
2 5 (3.36%) LDAP
3 4 (2.68%) Intranet
4 3 (2.01%) Extranet
5 1 (0.67%) FTP
5 1 (0.67%) HTTP
5 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (37.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (7.38%) DB2
5 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.03%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.03%) MySQL
7 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.34%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.38%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.70%) Subversion
5 5 (3.36%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.68%) JUnit
6 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.34%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.34%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.34%) Grunt
8 2 (1.34%) gulp
8 2 (1.34%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.67%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.67%) Gradle
9 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.67%) NuGet
9 1 (0.67%) Spock
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (8.72%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.67%) Front Office
4 1 (0.67%) Law
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (43.62%) .NET
2 45 (30.20%) HTML
3 41 (27.52%) CSS
4 38 (25.50%) ASP.NET
5 30 (20.13%) XML
6 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (14.09%) HTML5
8 19 (12.75%) AngularJS
9 18 (12.08%) CSS3
9 18 (12.08%) jQuery
10 16 (10.74%) Web Services
11 15 (10.07%) Spring
12 14 (9.40%) .NET Framework
13 11 (7.38%) J2EE
13 11 (7.38%) SOAP
14 10 (6.71%) JSON
15 8 (5.37%) RESTful
15 8 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (4.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.70%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.03%) Fintech
4 5 (3.36%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.36%) User Experience
5 3 (2.01%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.34%) AS400
6 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.67%) Blog
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.67%) Tandem
7 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.71%) Unix
2 9 (6.04%) Linux
2 9 (6.04%) Windows
3 3 (2.01%) Android
4 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.83%) MVC
3 28 (18.79%) TDD
4 18 (12.08%) OO
4 18 (12.08%) Scrum
5 13 (8.72%) ETL
6 12 (8.05%) DevOps
7 10 (6.71%) BDD
7 10 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (6.71%) Front End Development
7 10 (6.71%) Unit Testing
8 9 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.04%) Microservices
8 9 (6.04%) OOD
9 8 (5.37%) API Design
10 7 (4.70%) Data Management
10 7 (4.70%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.03%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.03%) Logistics
11 6 (4.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.93%) C#
2 47 (31.54%) JavaScript
3 44 (29.53%) Java
4 43 (28.86%) SQL
5 10 (6.71%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.04%) Python
7 7 (4.70%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.03%) PHP
8 6 (4.03%) Scala
8 6 (4.03%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.36%) VB
9 5 (3.36%) VBScript
10 4 (2.68%) VB6
11 3 (2.01%) Ruby
11 3 (2.01%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.34%) RPG
13 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.67%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.67%) Degree
3 1 (0.67%) MCAD
3 1 (0.67%) MCP
3 1 (0.67%) MCSD
3 1 (0.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Ansible
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (17.45%) Oracle
2 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.37%) Sybase
4 7 (4.70%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.01%) Google
5 3 (2.01%) IBM
5 3 (2.01%) Nintex
5 3 (2.01%) Perforce
5 3 (2.01%) VMware
6 2 (1.34%) Facebook
6 2 (1.34%) Teradata
7 1 (0.67%) Alterian
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.67%) SAP
7 1 (0.67%) Talend
7 1 (0.67%) Xamarin
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