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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 70 59 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.81% 16.95% 17.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.27% 18.15% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 35
Median daily rate £363 £416 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.91% +33.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £295 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%
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
277 325 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.22% 93.39% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 156 157
Median daily rate £373 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 16
Median hourly rate £22.85 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 47 £370 -12.94% 15
Wirral 0 7 £335 - 3
Bootle +5 4 - -
Southport - 2 £388 - 1
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 54 (37.76%) C#
1 54 (37.76%) .NET
2 50 (34.97%) SQL Server
3 49 (34.27%) SQL
4 43 (30.07%) MVC
5 41 (28.67%) JavaScript
6 38 (26.57%) HTML
6 38 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (25.87%) Oracle
8 32 (22.38%) XML
9 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET
10 29 (20.28%) CSS
11 28 (19.58%) Java
12 24 (16.78%) jQuery
13 20 (13.99%) Web Services
13 20 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (13.99%) AngularJS
14 19 (13.29%) Git (software)
14 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
15 16 (11.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (11.19%) ETL
15 16 (11.19%) Finance
16 14 (9.79%) SOA
16 14 (9.79%) Subversion
16 14 (9.79%) .NET Framework
16 14 (9.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (9.09%) HTML5
17 13 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
17 13 (9.09%) CSS3
17 13 (9.09%) SC Cleared

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 13 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (6.99%) CMS
4 6 (4.20%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.80%) ColdFusion
5 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.10%) IIS
6 3 (2.10%) SAS
6 3 (2.10%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.40%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (1.40%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (1.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.70%) DNN
8 1 (0.70%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.70%) Kentico
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.70%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.20%) MS Office
3 3 (2.10%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.70%) Magento
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.10%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) Internet
1 5 (3.50%) LDAP
2 4 (2.80%) Intranet
3 3 (2.10%) Extranet
3 3 (2.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (34.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (9.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (8.39%) DB2
5 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.20%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.10%) MySQL
9 3 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.40%) Endeca
10 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.79%) Subversion
3 7 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.50%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.80%) Grunt
6 4 (2.80%) JIRA
6 4 (2.80%) JUnit
6 4 (2.80%) NuGet
6 4 (2.80%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (1.40%) GitLab
9 1 (0.70%) gulp
9 1 (0.70%) Moq
9 1 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.70%) RSpec
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (11.19%) Finance
2 12 (8.39%) Banking
3 3 (2.10%) Marketing
3 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.40%) Advertising
4 2 (1.40%) Electronics
4 2 (1.40%) Games
4 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.40%) Music Industry
4 2 (1.40%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) Front Office
5 1 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (37.76%) .NET
2 38 (26.57%) HTML
3 32 (22.38%) XML
4 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET
5 29 (20.28%) CSS
6 24 (16.78%) jQuery
7 20 (13.99%) AngularJS
7 20 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (13.99%) Web Services
8 14 (9.79%) .NET Framework
9 13 (9.09%) CSS3
9 13 (9.09%) HTML5
9 13 (9.09%) SOAP
10 12 (8.39%) Spring
11 11 (7.69%) JSON
12 10 (6.99%) JMS
13 8 (5.59%) XML Messaging
14 7 (4.90%) Entity Framework
14 7 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (4.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.20%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.50%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.50%) User Experience
4 4 (2.80%) Fintech
5 3 (2.10%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.40%) AS400
6 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.70%) Blog
7 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.70%) Tandem
7 1 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.99%) Unix
2 9 (6.29%) Windows
3 4 (2.80%) Linux
4 3 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.07%) MVC
2 38 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.19%) ETL
4 14 (9.79%) SOA
5 12 (8.39%) OO
6 11 (7.69%) Scrum
6 11 (7.69%) TDD
7 10 (6.99%) Migration
8 9 (6.29%) BPEL
8 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.29%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.29%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.90%) B2B
9 7 (4.90%) Web Development
10 6 (4.20%) Data Management
10 6 (4.20%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.20%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.20%) SDLC
11 5 (3.50%) Front End Development
11 5 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (37.76%) C#
2 49 (34.27%) SQL
3 41 (28.67%) JavaScript
4 28 (19.58%) Java
5 9 (6.29%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.59%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.59%) Python
6 8 (5.59%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.20%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.20%) VB
8 5 (3.50%) Ruby
8 5 (3.50%) VB6
9 4 (2.80%) CFML
10 3 (2.10%) Scala
10 3 (2.10%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.10%) VBScript
11 2 (1.40%) RPG
12 1 (0.70%) Perl
12 1 (0.70%) PHP
12 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.10%) Degree
3 1 (0.70%) MCAD
3 1 (0.70%) MCP
3 1 (0.70%) MCSD
3 1 (0.70%) MCTS
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.10%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (25.87%) Oracle
2 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.29%) Sitecore
4 7 (4.90%) EPiServer
4 7 (4.90%) Sybase
5 4 (2.80%) Talend
6 3 (2.10%) Google
6 3 (2.10%) IBM
6 3 (2.10%) Nintex
6 3 (2.10%) Perforce
7 2 (1.40%) ATG
7 2 (1.40%) Ektron
7 2 (1.40%) SAP
7 2 (1.40%) Teradata
8 1 (0.70%) Actuate
8 1 (0.70%) Alterian
8 1 (0.70%) Informatica
8 1 (0.70%) Siebel
8 1 (0.70%) Tableau
8 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
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