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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 68 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.12% 14.70% 13.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.44% 16.37% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 12
Average daily rate £399 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £283 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
303 281 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.10% 89.78% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 128 97
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £509 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £162.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 48 £425 +6.25% 45
Birkenhead - 3 £250 - 2
Wirral - 3 £425 - 3
Bootle - 2 - - 1
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 48 (37.50%) SQL
2 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 34 (26.56%) HTML
5 33 (25.78%) SQL Server
5 33 (25.78%) Finance
6 32 (25.00%) Java
7 31 (24.22%) Oracle
8 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
9 22 (17.19%) CSS
10 21 (16.41%) .NET
11 20 (15.63%) E-Commerce
12 19 (14.84%) MVC
13 18 (14.06%) C#
13 18 (14.06%) XML
14 17 (13.28%) Web Services
14 17 (13.28%) Git (software)
14 17 (13.28%) AngularJS
15 16 (12.50%) Security Cleared
16 15 (11.72%) SC Cleared
16 15 (11.72%) Unit Testing
16 15 (11.72%) iPad
16 15 (11.72%) HTML5
16 15 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (10.94%) Waterfall
18 13 (10.16%) jQuery
19 12 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (9.38%) Scrum
20 11 (8.59%) Middleware
20 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (8.59%) Node.js
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (3.91%) ATG Dynamo
3 5 (3.91%) JBoss
3 5 (3.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.13%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.34%) Exstream Dialogue
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle UPK
5 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.78%) CICS
7 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.34%) Exstream
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) GSM
2 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.69%) Big Data
5 6 (4.69%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.91%) MySQL
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.34%) GIS
8 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.34%) Power BI
8 3 (2.34%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 17 (13.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.47%) gulp
3 6 (4.69%) Subversion
4 5 (3.91%) Ant
4 5 (3.91%) Maven
5 4 (3.13%) Bugzilla
5 4 (3.13%) Grunt
5 4 (3.13%) Hudson
5 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.13%) JIRA
5 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.13%) YouTrack
6 3 (2.34%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.78%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.78%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.78%) Zend Studio
General
1 33 (25.78%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Advertising
4 2 (1.56%) Back Office
4 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.56%) HTML
2 22 (17.19%) CSS
3 21 (16.41%) .NET
4 18 (14.06%) XML
5 17 (13.28%) AngularJS
5 17 (13.28%) Web Services
6 15 (11.72%) HTML5
7 13 (10.16%) jQuery
8 11 (8.59%) Middleware
8 11 (8.59%) Spring
9 10 (7.81%) React
10 9 (7.03%) Ajax
11 8 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET
12 7 (5.47%) Express
12 7 (5.47%) RESTful
13 6 (4.69%) CSS3
13 6 (4.69%) JSP
14 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
14 5 (3.91%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) iPad
2 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (2.34%) User Experience
4 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Linux
2 5 (3.91%) Windows
3 1 (0.78%) Unix
3 1 (0.78%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.63%) E-Commerce
3 19 (14.84%) MVC
4 15 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (11.72%) Unit Testing
5 14 (10.94%) Waterfall
6 12 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (9.38%) Scrum
7 10 (7.81%) CRM
8 9 (7.03%) Data Modelling
8 9 (7.03%) OO
9 8 (6.25%) SOA
10 7 (5.47%) OOD
10 7 (5.47%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (5.47%) Software Architecture
10 7 (5.47%) Workflow
11 6 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (4.69%) Web Development
12 5 (3.91%) System Testing
12 5 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.50%) SQL
2 40 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 32 (25.00%) Java
4 18 (14.06%) C#
5 10 (7.81%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.91%) PHP
7 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.13%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.34%) C
8 3 (2.34%) VB
9 2 (1.56%) ES6
9 2 (1.56%) JSX
9 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.56%) VB6
10 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.78%) Ruby
10 1 (0.78%) Scala
10 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 16 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.13%) Degree
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.78%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.78%) MCTS
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (24.22%) Oracle
2 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.69%) SAP
4 5 (3.91%) ATG
5 3 (2.34%) HP
5 3 (2.34%) Zend
6 2 (1.56%) Cognos
6 2 (1.56%) Google
6 2 (1.56%) Twitter
7 1 (0.78%) Endeca
7 1 (0.78%) Informatica
7 1 (0.78%) Motorola
7 1 (0.78%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.78%) Siebel
7 1 (0.78%) Tableau
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