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 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 62 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.03% 20.48% 15.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.20% 21.59% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 25
Median daily rate £375 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £297 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
246 315 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.35% 94.88% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 181 122
Median daily rate £375 £350 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 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 24 January 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 +1 48 £375 -11.76% 18
Wirral 0 7 £350 -17.64% 4
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 (42.76%) .NET
2 61 (40.13%) C#
3 55 (36.18%) SQL Server
4 51 (33.55%) SQL
5 49 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (30.26%) JavaScript
7 43 (28.29%) HTML
7 43 (28.29%) Java
8 42 (27.63%) MVC
9 38 (25.00%) Oracle
10 35 (23.03%) CSS
11 34 (22.37%) ASP.NET
11 34 (22.37%) XML
12 26 (17.11%) jQuery
13 24 (15.79%) TDD
14 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
15 22 (14.47%) Git (software)
16 20 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (13.16%) AngularJS
16 20 (13.16%) Spring
17 18 (11.84%) Scrum
18 17 (11.18%) Web Services
18 17 (11.18%) CSS3
19 16 (10.53%) HTML5
20 15 (9.87%) OO
20 15 (9.87%) .NET Framework
21 14 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
21 14 (9.21%) Subversion
21 14 (9.21%) ETL
21 14 (9.21%) Finance

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 (5.26%) CMS
2 7 (4.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (4.61%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.29%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.63%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.97%) IIS
6 3 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.32%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (1.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.66%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.66%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.66%) Kentico
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.66%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.66%) Magento
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.97%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) Firewall
1 5 (3.29%) Internet
1 5 (3.29%) LDAP
2 4 (2.63%) Intranet
3 3 (1.97%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (36.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.24%) DB2
5 10 (6.58%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (5.26%) MySQL
7 8 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.32%) GIS
12 2 (1.32%) RavenDB
12 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.21%) Subversion
3 10 (6.58%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.29%) Grunt
5 5 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.63%) JIRA
6 4 (2.63%) JUnit
6 4 (2.63%) NuGet
6 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.32%) gulp
8 2 (1.32%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.66%) GitLab
9 1 (0.66%) Moq
9 1 (0.66%) NUnit
9 1 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (9.21%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.32%) Games
3 2 (1.32%) Marketing
3 2 (1.32%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.66%) Advertising
4 1 (0.66%) Back Office
4 1 (0.66%) Front Office
4 1 (0.66%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Legal
4 1 (0.66%) Retail
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (42.76%) .NET
2 43 (28.29%) HTML
3 35 (23.03%) CSS
4 34 (22.37%) ASP.NET
4 34 (22.37%) XML
5 26 (17.11%) jQuery
6 20 (13.16%) AngularJS
6 20 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (13.16%) Spring
7 17 (11.18%) CSS3
7 17 (11.18%) Web Services
8 16 (10.53%) HTML5
9 15 (9.87%) .NET Framework
10 13 (8.55%) SOAP
11 11 (7.24%) J2EE
11 11 (7.24%) JSON
12 8 (5.26%) XML Messaging
13 7 (4.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (4.61%) Spring Boot
13 7 (4.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.29%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.29%) User Experience
4 4 (2.63%) Fintech
5 3 (1.97%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.97%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.32%) AS400
6 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) Blog
7 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.66%) Tandem
7 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.89%) Windows
2 11 (7.24%) Linux
2 11 (7.24%) Unix
3 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.66%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.63%) MVC
3 24 (15.79%) TDD
4 18 (11.84%) Scrum
5 15 (9.87%) OO
6 14 (9.21%) ETL
7 11 (7.24%) BDD
7 11 (7.24%) SOA
8 10 (6.58%) DevOps
8 10 (6.58%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.92%) Front End Development
9 9 (5.92%) Microservices
10 8 (5.26%) API Design
10 8 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.61%) Data Management
11 7 (4.61%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.61%) Kanban
12 6 (3.95%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.95%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 61 (40.13%) C#
2 51 (33.55%) SQL
3 46 (30.26%) JavaScript
4 43 (28.29%) Java
5 10 (6.58%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.58%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.26%) Python
7 7 (4.61%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.95%) VB
9 5 (3.29%) Scala
9 5 (3.29%) VB6
9 5 (3.29%) VBScript
10 4 (2.63%) CFML
11 3 (1.97%) Ruby
11 3 (1.97%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.32%) PHP
12 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.32%) RPG
13 1 (0.66%) C
13 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) MCAD
4 1 (0.66%) MCP
4 1 (0.66%) MCSD
4 1 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (25.00%) Oracle
2 23 (15.13%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.58%) Sitecore
4 9 (5.92%) EPiServer
5 7 (4.61%) Sybase
6 3 (1.97%) Google
6 3 (1.97%) IBM
6 3 (1.97%) Nintex
6 3 (1.97%) Perforce
6 3 (1.97%) Talend
6 3 (1.97%) VMware
7 2 (1.32%) Ektron
7 2 (1.32%) Teradata
8 1 (0.66%) Alterian
8 1 (0.66%) ATG
8 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.66%) SAP
8 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
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