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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 74 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.63% 12.76% 23.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.18% 13.50% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 24
Median daily rate £359 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.88% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £255 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
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
306 363 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.58% 94.53% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 172 99
Median daily rate £350 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.53 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £21.50 £17.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 62 £375 +15.38% 20
Southport - 4 £338 - 1
Bootle +2 1 - -
Wirral - 1 £250 - 2
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 76 (46.06%) SQL
2 60 (36.36%) Oracle
3 46 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 42 (25.45%) JavaScript
6 38 (23.03%) Java
7 33 (20.00%) HTML
7 33 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 31 (18.79%) Web Services
8 31 (18.79%) Security Cleared
9 29 (17.58%) CSS
10 28 (16.97%) PL/SQL
11 27 (16.36%) CRM
11 27 (16.36%) SC Cleared
12 26 (15.76%) Finance
13 25 (15.15%) Migration
13 25 (15.15%) C#
13 25 (15.15%) Oracle Database
14 24 (14.55%) .NET
15 22 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
15 22 (13.33%) Waterfall
16 21 (12.73%) Oracle EBS R12
16 21 (12.73%) Dynamics CRM
17 20 (12.12%) Data Migration
18 19 (11.52%) MVC
18 19 (11.52%) XML
19 17 (10.30%) JSP
19 17 (10.30%) E-Commerce
20 16 (9.70%) PHP
21 15 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus

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 15 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 13 (7.88%) ATG Dynamo
2 13 (7.88%) JBoss
3 8 (4.85%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.82%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.82%) CICS
5 2 (1.21%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.21%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle UPK
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.21%) SAS
5 2 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (12.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (12.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (7.88%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.82%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle iSupplier
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) LDAP
2 2 (1.21%) Skype
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.15%) Oracle Database
3 13 (7.88%) MySQL
4 11 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.03%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.42%) Big Data
9 4 (2.42%) DB2
9 4 (2.42%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.42%) PowerCenter
10 3 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.82%) FileMaker
10 3 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.85%) Ant
2 8 (4.85%) Maven
2 8 (4.85%) Subversion
3 6 (3.64%) JIRA
4 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.82%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.82%) Hudson
6 2 (1.21%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.61%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.61%) RSpec
7 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.61%) Xcode
7 1 (0.61%) Zend Studio
General
1 26 (15.76%) Finance
2 7 (4.24%) Banking
3 5 (3.03%) Marketing
4 4 (2.42%) Electronics
4 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.82%) Advertising
6 2 (1.21%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.00%) HTML
2 31 (18.79%) Web Services
3 29 (17.58%) CSS
4 24 (14.55%) .NET
5 19 (11.52%) XML
6 17 (10.30%) JSP
7 15 (9.09%) Ajax
8 10 (6.06%) HTML5
8 10 (6.06%) Spring
9 7 (4.24%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.24%) CSS3
9 7 (4.24%) REST
9 7 (4.24%) SOAP
10 6 (3.64%) JMS
11 5 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.03%) jQuery
11 5 (3.03%) Symfony
12 4 (2.42%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.64%) iPad
2 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.82%) User Experience
4 2 (1.21%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.21%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.21%) NHS
4 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.61%) FMCG
5 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.85%) Unix
2 4 (2.42%) Linux
2 4 (2.42%) Windows
3 2 (1.21%) Solaris
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.36%) CRM
3 25 (15.15%) Migration
4 22 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 20 (12.12%) Data Migration
6 19 (11.52%) MVC
7 17 (10.30%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.48%) ETL
9 13 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (7.27%) System Testing
11 9 (5.45%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.45%) SOA
12 8 (4.85%) B2B
12 8 (4.85%) BPEL
12 8 (4.85%) E-business
12 8 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.85%) TDD
13 7 (4.24%) OO
13 7 (4.24%) Test Scripting
14 6 (3.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (46.06%) SQL
2 42 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 38 (23.03%) Java
4 28 (16.97%) PL/SQL
5 25 (15.15%) C#
6 16 (9.70%) PHP
7 7 (4.24%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.03%) PHP 5
9 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.82%) Ruby
9 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.21%) CFML
10 2 (1.21%) COBOL
10 2 (1.21%) Delphi
10 2 (1.21%) Python
10 2 (1.21%) Scala
10 2 (1.21%) VB
10 2 (1.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 31 (18.79%) Security Cleared
2 27 (16.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.42%) Degree
4 2 (1.21%) MCTS
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.61%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) Puppet
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 60 (36.36%) Oracle
2 33 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.88%) ATG
4 6 (3.64%) Endeca
4 6 (3.64%) Informatica
4 6 (3.64%) SAP
4 6 (3.64%) Siebel
5 5 (3.03%) Zend
6 2 (1.21%) Chordiant
6 2 (1.21%) Google
6 2 (1.21%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.21%) Talend
6 2 (1.21%) Twitter
7 1 (0.61%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.61%) Symantec
7 1 (0.61%) Tableau
7 1 (0.61%) Teradata
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £415 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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