Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Developer
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 50 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.77% 1.36% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.41% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Liverpool median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - -14.11%
10th Percentile £388 £295 £320
90th Percentile £493 £435 £388
Merseyside median daily rate £450 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +28.57% -4.76% -9.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Liverpool median hourly rate - - £18.80
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £18.80

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Contract vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 371 495 480
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 95.93% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 318 313
Liverpool median daily rate £411 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 28
Liverpool median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% - -1.89%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £10.37
90th Percentile £18.82 £16.70 £40.00
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% - -

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Liverpool

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Developer in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Liverpool

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Liverpool

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) BPEL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Arquillian
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) WildFly
2 1 (33.33%) Mule ESB
2 1 (33.33%) EclipseLink
2 1 (33.33%) API Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Java 8
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSON

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Mule ESB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Arquillian
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) JBehave
1 1 (33.33%) JDeveloper
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Apache OpenJPA
2 1 (33.33%) EclipseLink
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) API Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) BPEL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Java 8
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle