The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 60 45 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.40% 19.48% 31.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.99% 21.03% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £243 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
207 214 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.52% 92.64% 91.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 124 84
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.70 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £13.30 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
North West

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 51 £331 +1.92% 46
Wirral +5 1 £325 - 5
Birkenhead - - - - 4
Prescot - - - -
Southport - - - - 1
St Helens - - - - 3
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 43 (39.45%) HTML
2 42 (38.53%) .NET
3 36 (33.03%) JavaScript
4 34 (31.19%) SQL
5 31 (28.44%) C#
5 31 (28.44%) CSS
6 28 (25.69%) SQL Server
7 25 (22.94%) Oracle
8 24 (22.02%) Java
9 23 (21.10%) jQuery
10 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET
11 18 (16.51%) Web Services
12 16 (14.68%) PHP
13 14 (12.84%) MySQL
13 14 (12.84%) Spring
14 13 (11.93%) Web Development
14 13 (11.93%) HTML5
14 13 (11.93%) PL/SQL
15 12 (11.01%) XML
15 12 (11.01%) Hibernate
15 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
15 12 (11.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (11.01%) TDD
16 10 (9.17%) VB.NET
16 10 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (9.17%) WPF
17 9 (8.26%) T-SQL
17 9 (8.26%) J2EE
17 9 (8.26%) EJB

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.75%) Drupal
4 2 (1.83%) AquaLogic
4 2 (1.83%) JCAPS
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.83%) CMS
4 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.92%) CICS
5 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Photoshop
1 6 (5.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.83%) Magento
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Intranet
2 1 (0.92%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.84%) MySQL
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.26%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.50%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.75%) DTS
10 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.83%) Siebel EIM
10 2 (1.83%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.83%) Ant
6 1 (0.92%) JUnit
6 1 (0.92%) YouTrack
6 1 (0.92%) NUnit
6 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (8.26%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.83%) Games
3 2 (1.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.45%) HTML
2 42 (38.53%) .NET
3 31 (28.44%) CSS
4 23 (21.10%) jQuery
5 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET
6 18 (16.51%) Web Services
7 14 (12.84%) Spring
8 13 (11.93%) HTML5
9 12 (11.01%) Hibernate
9 12 (11.01%) XML
10 10 (9.17%) WPF
11 9 (8.26%) EJB
11 9 (8.26%) J2EE
12 7 (6.42%) EJB 3.0
13 6 (5.50%) WinForms
13 6 (5.50%) JSF
13 6 (5.50%) XSLT
13 6 (5.50%) Swing
14 5 (4.59%) Ajax
14 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) NHS
2 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.83%) Clustering
2 2 (1.83%) iPhone
2 2 (1.83%) Open Source
2 2 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.92%) VSAM
3 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) UNIX
2 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.92%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.93%) Web Development
2 12 (11.01%) TDD
3 10 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.26%) Scrum
5 6 (5.50%) Web Design
5 6 (5.50%) OO
5 6 (5.50%) CRM
5 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (5.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.59%) MVC
7 4 (3.67%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (3.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.67%) SOA
7 4 (3.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.67%) BDD
8 3 (2.75%) iOS Development
8 3 (2.75%) MVVM
8 3 (2.75%) ETL
8 3 (2.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.03%) JavaScript
2 34 (31.19%) SQL
3 31 (28.44%) C#
4 24 (22.02%) Java
5 16 (14.68%) PHP
6 13 (11.93%) PL/SQL
7 10 (9.17%) VB.NET
8 9 (8.26%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.67%) VB
9 4 (3.67%) Scala
10 3 (2.75%) PHP5
10 3 (2.75%) C++
11 2 (1.83%) COBOL
11 2 (1.83%) C
11 2 (1.83%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.83%) XQuery
11 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.83%) XAML
11 2 (1.83%) VB6
12 1 (0.92%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Oracle
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.26%) Sybase
4 7 (6.42%) Adobe
5 6 (5.50%) Orchard
5 6 (5.50%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.67%) Zend
7 3 (2.75%) Telerik
8 2 (1.83%) Greenplum
8 2 (1.83%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.83%) BEA
8 2 (1.83%) CommVault
8 2 (1.83%) Informatica
8 2 (1.83%) Cognos
8 2 (1.83%) Siebel
9 1 (0.92%) IBM
9 1 (0.92%) SAP
9 1 (0.92%) Apple
9 1 (0.92%) Open Text
9 1 (0.92%) Teradata
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