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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 66 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.58% 18.75% 26.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.45% 20.51% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £372 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
232 234 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 89.92% 91.41% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 130 76
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £215 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £22.80 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 60 £325 +8.33% 44
St Helens - - - - 1
Wirral - - - - 6
Birkenhead - - - - 3
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 53 (48.18%) HTML
2 43 (39.09%) .NET
3 42 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 38 (34.55%) SQL Server
5 37 (33.64%) C#
6 30 (27.27%) CSS
7 29 (26.36%) Java
7 29 (26.36%) SQL
8 26 (23.64%) jQuery
9 23 (20.91%) HTML5
9 23 (20.91%) Oracle
10 21 (19.09%) ASP.NET
10 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
12 16 (14.55%) Spring
13 14 (12.73%) Umbraco
14 13 (11.82%) Software Engineering
14 13 (11.82%) Web Development
14 13 (11.82%) Degree
14 13 (11.82%) Hibernate
14 13 (11.82%) Web Services
14 13 (11.82%) XML
14 13 (11.82%) MySQL
14 13 (11.82%) PHP
15 12 (10.91%) PL/SQL
15 12 (10.91%) Finance
16 10 (9.09%) Scrum
16 10 (9.09%) EJB
16 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
17 9 (8.18%) J2EE

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (12.73%) Umbraco
2 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.82%) CMS
3 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.82%) Apache
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.91%) WordPress
4 1 (0.91%) JCAPS
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) IIS
4 1 (0.91%) AquaLogic
4 1 (0.91%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.91%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Photoshop
1 6 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
1 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) Extranet
2 1 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.82%) MySQL
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.36%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.82%) Siebel EIM
9 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.82%) DTS
9 2 (1.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.82%) Ant
4 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.91%) NUnit
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.91%) JUnit
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Multimedia
3 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Games
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (48.18%) HTML
2 43 (39.09%) .NET
3 30 (27.27%) CSS
4 26 (23.64%) jQuery
5 23 (20.91%) HTML5
6 21 (19.09%) ASP.NET
7 16 (14.55%) Spring
8 13 (11.82%) Hibernate
8 13 (11.82%) Web Services
8 13 (11.82%) XML
9 10 (9.09%) EJB
10 9 (8.18%) J2EE
10 9 (8.18%) .NET Framework
11 8 (7.27%) EJB 3.0
11 8 (7.27%) XSLT
12 7 (6.36%) Swing
12 7 (6.36%) JSF
13 6 (5.45%) Ajax
13 6 (5.45%) CSS3
14 5 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) NHS
2 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.82%) iPhone
3 1 (0.91%) Open Source
3 1 (0.91%) User Experience
3 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.91%) Clustering
3 1 (0.91%) VSAM
3 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) UNIX
2 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.91%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.82%) Software Engineering
2 13 (11.82%) Web Development
3 10 (9.09%) Scrum
4 8 (7.27%) TDD
5 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.36%) Web Design
6 6 (5.45%) MVC
6 6 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.64%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (3.64%) BDD
9 3 (2.73%) iOS Development
9 3 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.73%) OO
9 3 (2.73%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.73%) SOA
9 3 (2.73%) ETL
9 3 (2.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.18%) JavaScript
2 37 (33.64%) C#
3 29 (26.36%) Java
3 29 (26.36%) SQL
4 13 (11.82%) PHP
5 12 (10.91%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.45%) VB
7 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.64%) Scala
8 3 (2.73%) PHP5
8 3 (2.73%) C++
9 2 (1.82%) COBOL
9 2 (1.82%) C
9 2 (1.82%) VBA
9 2 (1.82%) XQuery
9 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.82%) XAML
9 2 (1.82%) VB6
10 1 (0.91%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 23 (20.91%) Oracle
2 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.36%) TIBCO
4 6 (5.45%) Orchard
4 6 (5.45%) Adobe
5 4 (3.64%) Sybase
5 4 (3.64%) Siebel
6 3 (2.73%) Cognos
7 2 (1.82%) Google
7 2 (1.82%) Zend
7 2 (1.82%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.82%) Twitter
7 2 (1.82%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.82%) Informatica
7 2 (1.82%) Telerik
8 1 (0.91%) Apple
8 1 (0.91%) CODA
8 1 (0.91%) Open Text
8 1 (0.91%) Teradata
8 1 (0.91%) IBM
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