The median contractor rate for a Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Developer
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 102 62 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 37.78% 24.80% 14.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.38% 26.27% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 35 21
Median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £294 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 259 236 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.93% 94.40% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 129 144
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £24.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Liverpool

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Liverpool

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Liverpool over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Liverpool

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Liverpool region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 82 (47.95%) JavaScript
2 75 (43.86%) HTML
3 68 (39.77%) CSS
4 62 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (26.90%) PHP
6 44 (25.73%) .NET
7 40 (23.39%) TDD
8 39 (22.81%) Drupal
9 38 (22.22%) Java
10 36 (21.05%) MVC
11 34 (19.88%) C#
12 32 (18.71%) Front End Development
13 31 (18.13%) MySQL
13 31 (18.13%) Git (software)
14 30 (17.54%) ASP.NET
15 29 (16.96%) SQL Server
16 27 (15.79%) SQL
17 26 (15.20%) HTML5
17 26 (15.20%) Jenkins
18 25 (14.62%) Sitecore
18 25 (14.62%) Scrum
19 23 (13.45%) jQuery
20 22 (12.87%) Oracle
21 20 (11.70%) CMS
22 18 (10.53%) DevOps
22 18 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
23 17 (9.94%) OOD
23 17 (9.94%) Laravel
23 17 (9.94%) AngularJS
24 15 (8.77%) BDD

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 39 (22.81%) Drupal
2 20 (11.70%) CMS
3 15 (8.77%) Umbraco
4 11 (6.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.51%) EPiServer
6 5 (2.92%) WordPress
7 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.75%) Confluence
8 3 (1.75%) Liferay
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.17%) JBoss
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Magento
2 4 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.92%) GitHub
3 4 (2.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.17%) PaaS
4 2 (1.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.58%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) FTP
1 1 (0.58%) HTTP
1 1 (0.58%) Internet
1 1 (0.58%) LDAP
1 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.13%) MySQL
2 29 (16.96%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.34%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.75%) Redis
6 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.58%) QlikView
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (18.13%) Git (software)
2 26 (15.20%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.68%) Mocha
4 6 (3.51%) Grunt
4 6 (3.51%) gulp
4 6 (3.51%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.92%) SonarQube
6 4 (2.34%) ERwin
6 4 (2.34%) JMeter
6 4 (2.34%) Selenium
7 3 (1.75%) JIRA
7 3 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.17%) JDeveloper
8 2 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.17%) Subversion
8 2 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.58%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.58%) Spock
9 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (1.75%) Finance
1 3 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (0.58%) Games
2 1 (0.58%) Law
2 1 (0.58%) Legal
2 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (43.86%) HTML
2 68 (39.77%) CSS
3 44 (25.73%) .NET
4 30 (17.54%) ASP.NET
5 26 (15.20%) HTML5
6 23 (13.45%) jQuery
7 17 (9.94%) AngularJS
7 17 (9.94%) Laravel
8 15 (8.77%) Spring
9 14 (8.19%) CSS3
10 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (7.02%) Node.js
11 12 (7.02%) React
11 12 (7.02%) RESTful
12 11 (6.43%) .NET Framework
12 11 (6.43%) J2EE
12 11 (6.43%) Symfony
13 8 (4.68%) Ember.js
14 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (4.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.92%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.92%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.92%) User Experience
4 3 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.17%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) Fintech
6 1 (0.58%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.77%) Linux
2 8 (4.68%) Unix
3 4 (2.34%) Android
4 2 (1.17%) Windows
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (23.39%) TDD
3 36 (21.05%) MVC
4 32 (18.71%) Front End Development
5 25 (14.62%) Scrum
6 18 (10.53%) DevOps
7 17 (9.94%) OOD
8 15 (8.77%) BDD
9 14 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.19%) Web Development
10 13 (7.60%) Microservices
11 11 (6.43%) Kanban
11 11 (6.43%) OO
12 9 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (4.68%) Coaching
13 8 (4.68%) Open Source
13 8 (4.68%) SOA
14 7 (4.09%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.09%) OOP
14 7 (4.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (47.95%) JavaScript
2 46 (26.90%) PHP
3 38 (22.22%) Java
4 34 (19.88%) C#
5 27 (15.79%) SQL
6 6 (3.51%) PHP 5
7 5 (2.92%) Python
8 4 (2.34%) ECMAScript
8 4 (2.34%) ES6
9 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.17%) Scala
11 1 (0.58%) C
11 1 (0.58%) C++
11 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (2.34%) OCPJP
1 4 (2.34%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) Degree
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) Ansible
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (14.62%) Sitecore
2 22 (12.87%) Oracle
3 14 (8.19%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.75%) VMware
5 2 (1.17%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.17%) Sybase
5 2 (1.17%) Talend
5 2 (1.17%) Teradata
5 2 (1.17%) Zend
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) ATG
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
6 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
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