The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 29 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.46% - 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% - 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£310 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
204 215 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.44% 92.27% 91.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 127 85
Average daily rate £350 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.70 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £13.30 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Microsoft Developer
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Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Merseyside region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Liverpool - - - -
Microsoft Developer
North West

Microsoft Developer
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft