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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 70 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.08% 13.04% 26.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.15% 13.71% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 30
Median daily rate £373 £316 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.78% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £223 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £455 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +7.14%
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
316 372 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.18% 95.14% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 178 109
Median daily rate £375 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.45 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +2 58 £375 +15.38% 28
Southport - 4 £369 - 1
Bootle 0 1 - -
St Helens - 1 £413 - 1
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 63 (41.72%) SQL
2 59 (39.07%) Oracle
3 38 (25.17%) JavaScript
4 34 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (21.85%) SQL Server
5 33 (21.85%) Java
6 32 (21.19%) Security Cleared
7 29 (19.21%) SC Cleared
7 29 (19.21%) Web Services
8 26 (17.22%) Migration
8 26 (17.22%) HTML
9 25 (16.56%) PL/SQL
9 25 (16.56%) Finance
10 24 (15.89%) Oracle EBS
10 24 (15.89%) C#
10 24 (15.89%) .NET
10 24 (15.89%) Oracle Database
11 23 (15.23%) CSS
11 23 (15.23%) Oracle EBS R12
12 21 (13.91%) Microsoft
13 20 (13.25%) CRM
13 20 (13.25%) Data Migration
14 18 (11.92%) MVC
15 17 (11.26%) XML
15 17 (11.26%) Oracle Service Bus
16 16 (10.60%) PHP
16 16 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (10.60%) ETL
17 15 (9.93%) JSP
18 14 (9.27%) Dynamics CRM

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 17 (11.26%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (7.28%) ATG Dynamo
2 11 (7.28%) JBoss
3 8 (5.30%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.65%) CMS
5 3 (1.99%) CICS
5 3 (1.99%) SAS
5 3 (1.99%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.32%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle UPK
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.66%) IIS
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.99%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.66%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (15.89%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (15.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (9.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (8.61%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (3.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (2.65%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.99%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle iSupplier
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) LDAP
2 2 (1.32%) Skype
3 1 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.89%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.61%) MySQL
3 13 (8.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.28%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.65%) DB2
8 4 (2.65%) FileMaker
8 4 (2.65%) PowerCenter
8 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.99%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.99%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.99%) QlikView
9 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.97%) Subversion
3 5 (3.31%) Ant
3 5 (3.31%) Maven
4 4 (2.65%) JIRA
5 3 (1.99%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.32%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.66%) GitLab
7 1 (0.66%) Hudson
7 1 (0.66%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.66%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.66%) RSpec
7 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.66%) Xcode
7 1 (0.66%) Zend Studio
General
1 25 (16.56%) Finance
2 9 (5.96%) Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Marketing
4 5 (3.31%) Electronics
4 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.21%) Web Services
2 26 (17.22%) HTML
3 24 (15.89%) .NET
4 23 (15.23%) CSS
5 17 (11.26%) XML
6 15 (9.93%) JSP
7 13 (8.61%) Ajax
8 10 (6.62%) ASP.NET
9 8 (5.30%) JMS
9 8 (5.30%) Spring
10 7 (4.64%) REST
10 7 (4.64%) SOAP
11 6 (3.97%) HTML5
12 5 (3.31%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.31%) jQuery
12 5 (3.31%) Symfony
13 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (2.65%) CSS3
13 4 (2.65%) WCF
14 3 (1.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.31%) iPad
2 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.99%) NHS
2 3 (1.99%) User Experience
3 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.32%) e-Learning
3 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.66%) FMCG
4 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.30%) Unix
2 2 (1.32%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Solaris
2 2 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (0.66%) Android
3 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.22%) Migration
3 20 (13.25%) CRM
3 20 (13.25%) Data Migration
4 18 (11.92%) MVC
5 16 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (10.60%) ETL
6 14 (9.27%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.28%) Data Modelling
7 11 (7.28%) SOA
8 10 (6.62%) B2B
8 10 (6.62%) BPEL
8 10 (6.62%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.96%) System Testing
10 8 (5.30%) E-business
10 8 (5.30%) TDD
11 7 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.64%) Web Development
12 6 (3.97%) OO
13 5 (3.31%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (41.72%) SQL
2 38 (25.17%) JavaScript
3 33 (21.85%) Java
4 25 (16.56%) PL/SQL
5 24 (15.89%) C#
6 16 (10.60%) PHP
7 5 (3.31%) PHP 5
7 5 (3.31%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.65%) Ruby
9 3 (1.99%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.32%) CFML
10 2 (1.32%) COBOL
10 2 (1.32%) Delphi
10 2 (1.32%) Python
10 2 (1.32%) Scala
10 2 (1.32%) VB
10 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 32 (21.19%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) Degree
3 2 (1.32%) MCTS
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Puppet
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.66%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 59 (39.07%) Oracle
2 21 (13.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.28%) ATG
4 7 (4.64%) Endeca
4 7 (4.64%) SAP
5 6 (3.97%) Informatica
5 6 (3.97%) Siebel
6 5 (3.31%) Zend
7 3 (1.99%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.99%) Talend
8 2 (1.32%) Chordiant
8 2 (1.32%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.32%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.32%) Teradata
8 2 (1.32%) Twitter
9 1 (0.66%) Actuate
9 1 (0.66%) Google
9 1 (0.66%) IBM
9 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.66%) Symantec
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday