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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 48 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.27% 25.12% 35.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.12% 27.60% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 45
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £373 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
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
251 192 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 90.29% 91.00% 91.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 113 91
Average daily rate £308 £313 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £172 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.50 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -1 36 £350 +14.28% 18
Wirral -16 1 - - 1
Birkenhead - - - -
Southport - - - - 1
St Helens - - - -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (38.05%) HTML
2 42 (37.17%) SQL Server
3 33 (29.20%) SQL
4 30 (26.55%) .NET
5 29 (25.66%) Oracle
6 28 (24.78%) JavaScript
7 27 (23.89%) Java
8 26 (23.01%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (22.12%) C#
10 23 (20.35%) jQuery
11 21 (18.58%) Cognos
12 20 (17.70%) Finance
13 18 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (15.93%) HTML5
14 17 (15.04%) XML
14 17 (15.04%) CSS
14 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
15 16 (14.16%) Web Services
15 16 (14.16%) SC Cleared
15 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
15 16 (14.16%) Spring
15 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (13.27%) Umbraco
16 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET
17 14 (12.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
18 12 (10.62%) Degree
18 12 (10.62%) EJB
18 12 (10.62%) SharePoint
19 11 (9.73%) Hibernate
19 11 (9.73%) TIBCO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (13.27%) Umbraco
2 12 (10.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.65%) CMS
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.77%) Node.js
4 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.77%) OpenEdge
4 2 (1.77%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) CICS
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.88%) WordPress
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.65%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) HTTP
2 2 (1.77%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (37.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.96%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (6.19%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.54%) MySQL
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.54%) Cognos Query Studio
7 4 (3.54%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (3.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (2.65%) QlikView
8 3 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) YouTrack
3 1 (0.88%) Ant
3 1 (0.88%) JUnit
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (17.70%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.05%) HTML
2 30 (26.55%) .NET
3 23 (20.35%) jQuery
4 18 (15.93%) HTML5
5 17 (15.04%) CSS
5 17 (15.04%) XML
6 16 (14.16%) Web Services
6 16 (14.16%) Spring
7 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET
8 12 (10.62%) EJB
9 11 (9.73%) Hibernate
10 10 (8.85%) JSF
10 10 (8.85%) Swing
11 8 (7.08%) SOAP
11 8 (7.08%) XSLT
11 8 (7.08%) EJB 3.0
12 7 (6.19%) CSS3
12 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
13 6 (5.31%) J2EE
13 6 (5.31%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) NHS
2 2 (1.77%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
3 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.88%) User Experience
3 1 (0.88%) W3C
3 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) UNIX
2 4 (3.54%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
4 9 (7.96%) Web Development
5 7 (6.19%) ETL
6 6 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.31%) MVC
7 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.42%) Migration
7 5 (4.42%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.54%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.54%) Change Management
9 3 (2.65%) OO
9 3 (2.65%) CRM
9 3 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.65%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.65%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (2.65%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.65%) Integration Testing
10 2 (1.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.20%) SQL
2 28 (24.78%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.89%) Java
4 25 (22.12%) C#
5 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.96%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.31%) PHP
7 4 (3.54%) VB
8 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.77%) VBA
8 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.77%) C++
8 2 (1.77%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) COBOL
9 1 (0.88%) VBScript
9 1 (0.88%) NATURAL
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) PHP5
9 1 (0.88%) XQuery
9 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) SC Cleared
1 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) HL7
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Oracle
2 21 (18.58%) Cognos
3 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.73%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.54%) Siebel
6 3 (2.65%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.77%) Perforce
7 2 (1.77%) Informatica
7 2 (1.77%) CODA
7 2 (1.77%) Google
7 2 (1.77%) Twitter
8 1 (0.88%) Zend
8 1 (0.88%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.88%) Teradata
8 1 (0.88%) Orchard
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Sybase
8 1 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe
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Rate: £350 per day
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