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 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 80 56 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.81% 14.47% 26.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.03% 15.30% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 39
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Developer
North West

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
296 366 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.48% 94.57% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 178 135
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 60 £350 - 22
Southport - 5 £350 - 4
Wirral 0 4 £400 +45.45% 3
St Helens - 1 £413 - 2
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 63 (40.65%) Oracle
2 59 (38.06%) SQL
3 43 (27.74%) .NET
4 41 (26.45%) C#
5 40 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 38 (24.52%) SQL Server
7 33 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (19.35%) MVC
8 30 (19.35%) Web Services
9 29 (18.71%) Security Cleared
10 28 (18.06%) SC Cleared
10 28 (18.06%) HTML
11 26 (16.77%) Java
11 26 (16.77%) Oracle EBS
12 25 (16.13%) Migration
13 24 (15.48%) Oracle EBS R12
14 23 (14.84%) XML
15 22 (14.19%) CSS
15 22 (14.19%) Oracle Database
16 20 (12.90%) Oracle Service Bus
16 20 (12.90%) Data Migration
17 19 (12.26%) Finance
17 19 (12.26%) ETL
18 18 (11.61%) PL/SQL
19 16 (10.32%) SOA
19 16 (10.32%) jQuery
20 15 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
20 15 (9.68%) ASP.NET
20 15 (9.68%) Microsoft
21 14 (9.03%) BPEL

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 20 (12.90%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (5.16%) CMS
3 6 (3.87%) ColdFusion
4 5 (3.23%) ATG Dynamo
4 5 (3.23%) JBoss
4 5 (3.23%) SAS
4 5 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.58%) IIS
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle UPK
6 3 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.94%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.29%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.58%) MS Office
3 3 (1.94%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 26 (16.77%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (15.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (7.74%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.58%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.29%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.65%) Magento
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle iSupplier
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) Skype
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) LDAP
2 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.52%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.19%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (8.39%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.87%) DB2
9 5 (3.23%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.23%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.58%) FileMaker
10 4 (2.58%) MySQL
10 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.29%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 11 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.45%) Subversion
3 7 (4.52%) JIRA
4 5 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (2.58%) NuGet
6 3 (1.94%) Grunt
7 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.65%) Ant
8 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) Moq
8 1 (0.65%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.65%) NUnit
8 1 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.65%) RSpec
8 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (12.26%) Finance
2 12 (7.74%) Banking
3 6 (3.87%) Marketing
4 4 (2.58%) Electronics
4 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.29%) Advertising
5 2 (1.29%) Games
5 2 (1.29%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.29%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.74%) .NET
2 30 (19.35%) Web Services
3 28 (18.06%) HTML
4 23 (14.84%) XML
5 22 (14.19%) CSS
6 16 (10.32%) jQuery
7 15 (9.68%) ASP.NET
8 12 (7.74%) JMS
8 12 (7.74%) Spring
9 11 (7.10%) SOAP
10 10 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 10 (6.45%) JSON
11 8 (5.16%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (5.16%) HTML5
12 7 (4.52%) REST
13 6 (3.87%) Ajax
13 6 (3.87%) CSS3
13 6 (3.87%) JSP
13 6 (3.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.58%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.58%) User Experience
4 3 (1.94%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.94%) NHS
4 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.29%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.29%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.29%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.65%) Blog
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.10%) Unix
2 4 (2.58%) Linux
2 4 (2.58%) Windows
2 4 (2.58%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.29%) Solaris
4 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.35%) MVC
3 25 (16.13%) Migration
4 20 (12.90%) Data Migration
5 19 (12.26%) ETL
6 16 (10.32%) SOA
7 14 (9.03%) BPEL
8 12 (7.74%) B2B
8 12 (7.74%) TDD
9 11 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (6.45%) OO
10 10 (6.45%) Web Development
11 9 (5.81%) Scrum
12 7 (4.52%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.52%) E-business
13 6 (3.87%) E-Commerce
13 6 (3.87%) Front End Development
13 6 (3.87%) Unit Testing
14 5 (3.23%) BDD
14 5 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.06%) SQL
2 41 (26.45%) C#
3 40 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 26 (16.77%) Java
5 18 (11.61%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.81%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.16%) Python
8 7 (4.52%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.52%) VB
8 7 (4.52%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.87%) CFML
10 5 (3.23%) PHP
10 5 (3.23%) Ruby
10 5 (3.23%) VB6
11 3 (1.94%) Scala
11 3 (1.94%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.29%) Delphi
12 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.65%) COBOL
13 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (18.71%) Security Cleared
2 28 (18.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.58%) Degree
4 2 (1.29%) MCTS
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) MCAD
5 1 (0.65%) MCP
5 1 (0.65%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.58%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 63 (40.65%) Oracle
2 15 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.16%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.23%) ATG
4 5 (3.23%) Endeca
4 5 (3.23%) SAP
4 5 (3.23%) Sybase
4 5 (3.23%) Talend
5 4 (2.58%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.94%) IBM
7 2 (1.29%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.29%) Informatica
7 2 (1.29%) Perforce
7 2 (1.29%) Siebel
7 2 (1.29%) Teradata
8 1 (0.65%) Actuate
8 1 (0.65%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.65%) Symantec
8 1 (0.65%) Tableau
8 1 (0.65%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago