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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 58 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.47% 26.02% 21.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.52% 29.09% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £410 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
351 220 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.60% 89.43% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 118 131
Average daily rate £334 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £29.80 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 46 £325 - 37
Wirral - 2 £275 - 6
Bootle 0 1 - -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
3 32 (32.32%) SQL
4 30 (30.30%) HTML
5 29 (29.29%) CSS
6 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 20 (20.20%) SDLC
8 19 (19.19%) Oracle
8 19 (19.19%) .NET
8 19 (19.19%) Unit Testing
9 17 (17.17%) HTML5
9 17 (17.17%) C#
10 16 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (16.16%) MVC
11 14 (14.14%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (13.13%) Java
12 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET
12 13 (13.13%) Finance
12 13 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (12.12%) CSS3
13 12 (12.12%) T-SQL
14 11 (11.11%) SOA
14 11 (11.11%) TDD
14 11 (11.11%) Middleware
14 11 (11.11%) Waterfall
14 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
14 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (11.11%) User Experience
15 10 (10.10%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (10.10%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
1 9 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.04%) WordPress
2 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.03%) SAS
4 2 (2.02%) CMS
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.01%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.01%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.01%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.01%) Node.js
5 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.01%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.02%) Magento
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.01%) HFM
3 1 (1.01%) Visualfiles
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Intranet
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.10%) MySQL
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.04%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (4.04%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (4.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Cognos Event Studio
7 4 (4.04%) Cognos Transformer
7 4 (4.04%) ActiveReports
7 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.03%) QlikView
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.09%) Subversion
3 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.02%) Xcode
5 1 (1.01%) NUnit
5 1 (1.01%) ERwin
5 1 (1.01%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.01%) Grunt
5 1 (1.01%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.01%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.04%) Electronics
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.04%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.30%) HTML
2 29 (29.29%) CSS
3 19 (19.19%) .NET
4 17 (17.17%) HTML5
5 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET
6 12 (12.12%) CSS3
7 11 (11.11%) Middleware
8 10 (10.10%) XML
8 10 (10.10%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (8.08%) Web Services
10 7 (7.07%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (7.07%) WCF
10 7 (7.07%) REST
11 6 (6.06%) jQuery
11 6 (6.06%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.06%) Sinatra
12 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
13 4 (4.04%) Entity Framework
13 4 (4.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) User Experience
2 6 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.04%) DTV
4 3 (3.03%) NHS
4 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) iPhone
6 1 (1.01%) iPad
6 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.01%) Animation
6 1 (1.01%) Informatics
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Android
2 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) UNIX
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.20%) SDLC
3 19 (19.19%) Unit Testing
4 16 (16.16%) MVC
4 16 (16.16%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.11%) SOA
5 11 (11.11%) TDD
5 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 9 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.08%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.07%) ETL
8 7 (7.07%) BDD
8 7 (7.07%) Analytics
9 5 (5.05%) Open Source
9 5 (5.05%) OO
10 4 (4.04%) OOP
10 4 (4.04%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.04%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.04%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
2 32 (32.32%) SQL
3 17 (17.17%) C#
4 13 (13.13%) Java
5 12 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.08%) PHP
7 7 (7.07%) Ruby
8 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.02%) C
9 2 (2.02%) VB
9 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.01%) VB6
10 1 (1.01%) PHP5
10 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.01%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.01%) XQuery
10 1 (1.01%) Uniface
10 1 (1.01%) JCL
10 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) CIMA
3 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) SAP
3 6 (6.06%) Google
4 5 (5.05%) New Relic
4 5 (5.05%) Cognos
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.02%) Apple
5 2 (2.02%) Sybase
5 2 (2.02%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.02%) Teradata
6 1 (1.01%) Nintex
6 1 (1.01%) Netezza
6 1 (1.01%) Zend
6 1 (1.01%) Facebook
6 1 (1.01%) Twitter
6 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.01%) IBM
6 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.01%) BEA
6 1 (1.01%) Informatica
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