Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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 Support
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 48 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.18% 0.62% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.65% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Liverpool median daily rate £355 £700 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.29% +366.67% -
10th Percentile £314 £700 £128
90th Percentile £375 £700 £225
Merseyside median daily rate £355 £700 £150
% change year-on-year -49.29% +366.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 490 462 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 96.46% 96.05% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 281 292
Liverpool median daily rate £388 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £256 £225 £164
90th Percentile £550 £525 £540
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £343
% change year-on-year +3.33% +9.49% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 16
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.15 £11.50
90th Percentile £16.68 £22.27 £37.37
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -15.15%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Liverpool

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Liverpool

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Applications Support 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 Liverpool region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Banking

Applications Support 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSP
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft