Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £390 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.

Developer
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 101 157 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 25.77% 30.43% 26.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.22% 31.72% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 118 96
Liverpool median daily rate £390 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -8.50% +4.79%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £285
90th Percentile £508 £470 £500
Merseyside median daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Liverpool median hourly rate - - £40.00
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £40.00

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% - -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

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 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 36 (35.64%) Java
2 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.74%) SQL
4 24 (23.76%) Oracle
5 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
5 21 (20.79%) Security Cleared
6 20 (19.80%) SC Cleared
7 17 (16.83%) CSS
7 17 (16.83%) HTML
8 16 (15.84%) ETL
8 16 (15.84%) Finance
9 15 (14.85%) Web Services
9 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
10 14 (13.86%) BDD
10 14 (13.86%) .NET
11 13 (12.87%) TDD
12 12 (11.88%) Spring
12 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
12 12 (11.88%) WebLogic
12 12 (11.88%) React
12 12 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (10.89%) J2EE
13 11 (10.89%) C#
13 11 (10.89%) JDeveloper
13 11 (10.89%) Migration
13 11 (10.89%) Banking
13 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
14 10 (9.90%) Front End Development
15 9 (8.91%) Node.js

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 12 (11.88%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle BPEL
3 4 (3.96%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.99%) CMS
5 1 (0.99%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.99%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.99%) JBoss
5 1 (0.99%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.99%) SAS
5 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.99%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.99%) GitHub
4 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) FTP
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (5.94%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.96%) BODI
5 4 (3.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.96%) MySQL
5 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.96%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.97%) Redis
6 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.98%) MS Access
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) JDeveloper
1 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.96%) Ant
4 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.97%) Maven
4 3 (2.97%) Mocha
4 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.98%) Android Studio
5 2 (1.98%) Arquillian
5 2 (1.98%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.98%) Gradle
5 2 (1.98%) JBehave
5 2 (1.98%) JMeter
5 2 (1.98%) JUnit
5 2 (1.98%) Lombardi
5 2 (1.98%) Mockito
5 2 (1.98%) Selenium
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Interactive Media
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) CSS
1 17 (16.83%) HTML
2 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
2 15 (14.85%) Web Services
3 14 (13.86%) .NET
4 12 (11.88%) React
4 12 (11.88%) Spring
5 11 (10.89%) J2EE
6 9 (8.91%) CSS3
6 9 (8.91%) Node.js
6 9 (8.91%) WebCenter
7 8 (7.92%) HTML5
7 8 (7.92%) jQuery
8 7 (6.93%) XML
9 6 (5.94%) Hibernate
9 6 (5.94%) LDAP
10 5 (4.95%) JSP
10 5 (4.95%) Oracle ADF
10 5 (4.95%) Sass
11 4 (3.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.97%) User Experience
5 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.99%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) iPhone
6 1 (0.99%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) AIX
1 4 (3.96%) Unix
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
3 2 (1.98%) Android
4 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.99%) Debian
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.84%) ETL
3 14 (13.86%) BDD
4 13 (12.87%) TDD
5 12 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.89%) Migration
7 10 (9.90%) Front End Development
8 8 (7.92%) MVC
8 8 (7.92%) Scrum
8 8 (7.92%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.94%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.94%) SOA
11 5 (4.95%) BPEL
11 5 (4.95%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 4 (3.96%) Content Development
12 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.96%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.96%) Microservices
12 4 (3.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.64%) Java
2 26 (25.74%) SQL
3 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.89%) C#
5 5 (4.95%) PHP
6 4 (3.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 3 (2.97%) Java 8
7 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.98%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.99%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.99%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.99%) Python
9 1 (0.99%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 21 (20.79%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Ansible
2 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.95%) Puppet
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) Talend
3 4 (3.96%) Google
4 3 (2.97%) IBM
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.97%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.99%) Siebel
6 1 (0.99%) Teradata
6 1 (0.99%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.99%) Zend