The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 51 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.35% 27.78% 18.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.28% 29.41% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 26
Average daily rate
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£319 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £153 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
384 204 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 92.98% 94.44% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 110 127
Average daily rate £313 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £159 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.75 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.60 £29.50 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 45 £338 +1.96% 33
Wirral -3 1 £275 -15.38% 2
Bootle -4 1 - -
Prescot - 1 - - 1
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 31 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 27 (31.03%) HTML
3 27 (31.03%) SQL
4 25 (28.74%) CSS
5 23 (26.44%) SQL Server
6 21 (24.14%) SDLC
7 17 (19.54%) Oracle
7 17 (19.54%) HTML5
8 16 (18.39%) Unit Testing
9 14 (16.09%) .NET
10 13 (14.94%) T-SQL
10 13 (14.94%) Java
10 13 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (14.94%) Middleware
11 12 (13.79%) C#
11 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (13.79%) CSS3
12 11 (12.64%) Oracle Fusion
12 11 (12.64%) MySQL
12 11 (12.64%) TDD
12 11 (12.64%) MVC
13 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
13 10 (11.49%) SOA
13 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (11.49%) Oracle Service Bus
13 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
13 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
13 10 (11.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (11.49%) Performance Tuning

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 10 (11.49%) Oracle Service Bus
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.45%) WordPress
2 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) SAS
3 2 (2.30%) CMS
3 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.15%) Node.js
4 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.15%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) HFM
2 1 (1.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
1 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (12.64%) MySQL
5 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.90%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 6 (6.90%) Cognos Report Studio
7 6 (6.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Cognos Event Studio
7 6 (6.90%) Cognos Transformer
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.60%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.60%) ActiveReports
10 3 (3.45%) QlikView
10 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.30%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.20%) Subversion
3 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.45%) Xcode
5 1 (1.15%) Ant
5 1 (1.15%) ERwin
5 1 (1.15%) JIRA
5 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.15%) Grunt
5 1 (1.15%) Appium
5 1 (1.15%) CocoaPods
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
3 2 (2.30%) Electronics
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.03%) HTML
2 25 (28.74%) CSS
3 17 (19.54%) HTML5
4 14 (16.09%) .NET
5 13 (14.94%) Middleware
6 12 (13.79%) CSS3
7 11 (12.64%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.05%) XML
9 7 (8.05%) jQuery
9 7 (8.05%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (6.90%) Sinatra
10 6 (6.90%) Web Services
10 6 (6.90%) REST
11 4 (4.60%) RESTful
11 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.60%) JSON
11 4 (4.60%) WCF
12 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.45%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) User Experience
2 4 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.45%) NHS
3 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.30%) DTV
4 2 (2.30%) Animation
4 2 (2.30%) iPhone
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) Informatics
5 1 (1.15%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Windows
1 5 (5.75%) Android
1 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.30%) UNIX
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.15%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.14%) SDLC
3 16 (18.39%) Unit Testing
4 11 (12.64%) TDD
4 11 (12.64%) MVC
5 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.49%) SOA
5 10 (11.49%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
6 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.20%) BDD
8 7 (8.05%) Analytics
8 7 (8.05%) ETL
9 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.75%) OO
10 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.60%) OOP
11 4 (4.60%) Android Development
11 4 (4.60%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 27 (31.03%) SQL
3 13 (14.94%) T-SQL
3 13 (14.94%) Java
4 12 (13.79%) C#
5 8 (9.20%) PHP
5 8 (9.20%) Ruby
6 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.45%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.30%) XQuery
8 2 (2.30%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.15%) C++
9 1 (1.15%) COBOL
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) JCL
9 1 (1.15%) VB6
9 1 (1.15%) PHP5
9 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) CIMA
1 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Oracle
2 7 (8.05%) Cognos
3 6 (6.90%) Google
4 5 (5.75%) New Relic
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.45%) SAP
6 3 (3.45%) Apple
7 2 (2.30%) Sybase
7 2 (2.30%) Teradata
8 1 (1.15%) Nintex
8 1 (1.15%) Facebook
8 1 (1.15%) Twitter
8 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.15%) IBM
8 1 (1.15%) BEA
8 1 (1.15%) Informatica
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