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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 7 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 41 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.33% 24.08% 16.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.24% 26.44% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 13
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£331 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £441 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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
335 174 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 92.54% 91.10% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 100 113
Average daily rate £300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £78 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £11.75 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £18.50 £75.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -8 33 £350 - 34
Prescot - 1 - -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (30.26%) SQL
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (27.63%) XML
3 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.68%) Oracle
5 16 (21.05%) Web Services
5 16 (21.05%) Java
6 15 (19.74%) .NET
6 15 (19.74%) SOA
6 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
8 13 (17.11%) C#
8 13 (17.11%) OO
8 13 (17.11%) Finance
9 12 (15.79%) WCF
9 12 (15.79%) REST
9 12 (15.79%) SDLC
10 11 (14.47%) Middleware
10 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
10 11 (14.47%) XQuery
10 11 (14.47%) HTML
11 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
11 10 (13.16%) IIS
11 10 (13.16%) Cognos
11 10 (13.16%) HTTP
11 10 (13.16%) OOP
11 10 (13.16%) Windows
11 10 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (13.16%) BizTalk Server

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (13.16%) IIS
1 10 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (10.53%) MQSeries
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (3.95%) SAS
4 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) Node.js
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.63%) WordPress
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.32%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.32%) Magento
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.89%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 6 (7.89%) Cognos Report Studio
4 6 (7.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Cognos Event Studio
4 6 (7.89%) Cognos Transformer
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.58%) MySQL
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.26%) ActiveReports
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.63%) Cognos Powerplay
7 2 (2.63%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Xcode
3 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.63%) Appium
3 2 (2.63%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) ERwin
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.32%) Ant
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) XML
2 16 (21.05%) Web Services
3 15 (19.74%) .NET
4 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
5 12 (15.79%) WCF
5 12 (15.79%) REST
6 11 (14.47%) Middleware
6 11 (14.47%) HTML
7 9 (11.84%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (11.84%) CSS
8 8 (10.53%) MSMQ
9 6 (7.89%) jQuery
10 5 (6.58%) SOAP
11 4 (5.26%) CSS3
11 4 (5.26%) HTML5
11 4 (5.26%) RESTful
11 4 (5.26%) JSON
12 3 (3.95%) Core Animation
12 3 (3.95%) Cocoa Touch
12 3 (3.95%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Animation
1 3 (3.95%) NHS
2 2 (2.63%) DTV
2 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.32%) Informatics
3 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.32%) iPad
3 1 (1.32%) iPhone
3 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.32%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.89%) UNIX
4 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.26%) Android
6 2 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.74%) SOA
3 13 (17.11%) OO
4 12 (15.79%) SDLC
5 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (13.16%) OOP
6 10 (13.16%) Web Application Development
7 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Release Management
9 7 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (9.21%) ETL
10 5 (6.58%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.58%) MVC
11 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.26%) TDD
11 4 (5.26%) iOS Development
12 3 (3.95%) Multithreading
12 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.95%) Data Architecture
12 3 (3.95%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 16 (21.05%) Java
3 13 (17.11%) C#
4 11 (14.47%) XQuery
5 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
6 9 (11.84%) XPath
6 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.21%) PHP
7 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.95%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.63%) Perl
9 2 (2.63%) Ruby
9 2 (2.63%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.32%) PHP5
10 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.32%) C
10 1 (1.32%) C++
10 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.16%) Cognos
4 7 (9.21%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.26%) Apple
6 3 (3.95%) SAP
7 2 (2.63%) Sybase
7 2 (2.63%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.63%) Perforce
8 1 (1.32%) Google
8 1 (1.32%) Nintex
8 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.32%) Facebook
8 1 (1.32%) Twitter
8 1 (1.32%) Teradata
8 1 (1.32%) CODA
8 1 (1.32%) BEA
8 1 (1.32%) Informatica
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