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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 65 60 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.90% 15.67% 25.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.29% 16.44% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 35
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
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
257 365 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.49% 95.30% 90.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 171 122
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% -0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.40 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 55 £375 +15.38% 27
Southport - 4 £350 - 4
St Helens - 1 £413 -
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (41.72%) SQL
2 65 (39.88%) Oracle
3 45 (27.61%) JavaScript
4 41 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (22.09%) SQL Server
6 34 (20.86%) Security Cleared
7 33 (20.25%) .NET
7 33 (20.25%) C#
8 31 (19.02%) SC Cleared
9 30 (18.40%) HTML
10 29 (17.79%) Java
11 28 (17.18%) Web Services
12 27 (16.56%) Oracle EBS
13 26 (15.95%) MVC
14 25 (15.34%) Migration
15 24 (14.72%) Finance
15 24 (14.72%) Oracle EBS R12
15 24 (14.72%) Oracle Database
16 23 (14.11%) CSS
16 23 (14.11%) PL/SQL
16 23 (14.11%) Microsoft
17 20 (12.27%) XML
17 20 (12.27%) Oracle Service Bus
18 19 (11.66%) Data Migration
19 18 (11.04%) CRM
20 16 (9.82%) SOA
21 15 (9.20%) ETL
21 15 (9.20%) Oracle Database 11g
21 15 (9.20%) jQuery
22 14 (8.59%) 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 20 (12.27%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (5.52%) ATG Dynamo
2 9 (5.52%) JBoss
3 7 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.68%) CMS
4 6 (3.68%) ColdFusion
5 4 (2.45%) IIS
5 4 (2.45%) SAS
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle UPK
6 3 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.84%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.23%) CICS
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.84%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 27 (16.56%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (14.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (8.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (7.98%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.84%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle iSupplier
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) LDAP
1 2 (1.23%) Skype
2 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.72%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (7.36%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (6.75%) MySQL
6 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.91%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.07%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.07%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.45%) FileMaker
10 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.84%) DB2
11 3 (1.84%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Subversion
2 8 (4.91%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.68%) JIRA
4 5 (3.07%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (2.45%) NuGet
6 3 (1.84%) Ant
6 3 (1.84%) Grunt
6 3 (1.84%) Maven
7 1 (0.61%) GitLab
7 1 (0.61%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.61%) RSpec
7 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 24 (14.72%) Finance
2 12 (7.36%) Banking
3 7 (4.29%) Marketing
4 5 (3.07%) Electronics
4 5 (3.07%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.25%) .NET
2 30 (18.40%) HTML
3 28 (17.18%) Web Services
4 23 (14.11%) CSS
5 20 (12.27%) XML
6 15 (9.20%) jQuery
7 12 (7.36%) JMS
7 12 (7.36%) JSP
7 12 (7.36%) Spring
8 10 (6.13%) Ajax
8 10 (6.13%) ASP.NET
9 8 (4.91%) .NET Framework
9 8 (4.91%) REST
9 8 (4.91%) SOAP
10 6 (3.68%) JSON
11 5 (3.07%) HTML5
12 4 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.45%) Autofac
12 4 (2.45%) ColdBox
12 4 (2.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.84%) e-Learning
1 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (1.84%) NHS
1 3 (1.84%) User Experience
1 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
2 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.23%) Data Extraction
2 2 (1.23%) iPad
2 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.61%) FMCG
3 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.75%) Unix
2 4 (2.45%) Linux
2 4 (2.45%) Windows
2 4 (2.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.23%) Solaris
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.95%) MVC
3 25 (15.34%) Migration
4 19 (11.66%) Data Migration
5 18 (11.04%) CRM
6 16 (9.82%) SOA
7 15 (9.20%) ETL
8 14 (8.59%) BPEL
8 14 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.36%) B2B
10 11 (6.75%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.75%) Web Development
11 10 (6.13%) Data Modelling
11 10 (6.13%) TDD
11 10 (6.13%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.52%) Scrum
13 8 (4.91%) E-business
14 6 (3.68%) OO
14 6 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (3.68%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (41.72%) SQL
2 45 (27.61%) JavaScript
3 33 (20.25%) C#
4 29 (17.79%) Java
5 23 (14.11%) PL/SQL
6 12 (7.36%) PHP
7 6 (3.68%) CFML
7 6 (3.68%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.07%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.45%) PHP 5
9 4 (2.45%) Ruby
9 4 (2.45%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.45%) VB
10 3 (1.84%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.23%) COBOL
11 2 (1.23%) Delphi
11 2 (1.23%) Python
11 2 (1.23%) Scala
11 2 (1.23%) VB6
12 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 34 (20.86%) Security Cleared
2 31 (19.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.45%) Degree
4 1 (0.61%) MCTS
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 65 (39.88%) Oracle
2 23 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.52%) ATG
4 8 (4.91%) Sitecore
5 7 (4.29%) Endeca
6 6 (3.68%) SAP
7 5 (3.07%) Informatica
7 5 (3.07%) Siebel
7 5 (3.07%) Talend
8 4 (2.45%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.23%) Chordiant
9 2 (1.23%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.23%) Teradata
9 2 (1.23%) Zend
10 1 (0.61%) Actuate
10 1 (0.61%) Ektron
10 1 (0.61%) IBM
10 1 (0.61%) Symantec
10 1 (0.61%) Tableau
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
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