Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 106 173 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 28.88% 33.79% 28.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.20% 35.02% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 132 90
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £263 £283 £287
90th Percentile £488 £450 £488
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +2.11% -5.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Liverpool median hourly rate £15.00 - £22.50
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.00 - £22.50

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 351 494 450
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.48% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 324 273
Liverpool median daily rate £390 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% - +14.81%
10th Percentile £225 £260 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 24
Liverpool median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -8.77%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.25 £10.15
90th Percentile £22.00 £16.75 £22.27
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £14.30 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.43% +9.96% -7.14%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 37 (34.91%) Java
2 36 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.36%) SQL
4 25 (23.58%) JavaScript
5 23 (21.70%) Finance
6 19 (17.92%) ETL
7 17 (16.04%) Oracle
8 16 (15.09%) CSS
8 16 (15.09%) HTML
8 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
9 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
9 15 (14.15%) AngularJS
10 14 (13.21%) Web Services
10 14 (13.21%) Spring
11 12 (11.32%) TDD
11 12 (11.32%) C#
11 12 (11.32%) React
12 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (10.38%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (10.38%) Scrum
12 11 (10.38%) JDeveloper
13 10 (9.43%) Migration
13 10 (9.43%) PHP
13 10 (9.43%) .NET
13 10 (9.43%) OOP
13 10 (9.43%) REST
13 10 (9.43%) jQuery
14 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
14 9 (8.49%) Python
14 9 (8.49%) Banking

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 8 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle BPEL
3 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.89%) Apache
5 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.94%) JBoss
6 1 (0.94%) Mule
6 1 (0.94%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.94%) WildFly
6 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.83%) GitHub
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) FTP
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (6.60%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.72%) MS Access
7 4 (3.77%) MySQL
7 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.77%) Power BI
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.89%) OLAP
10 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) JDeveloper
2 8 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.72%) Ant
5 4 (3.77%) Maven
6 2 (1.89%) Arquillian
6 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.89%) Gradle
6 2 (1.89%) JBehave
6 2 (1.89%) JIRA
6 2 (1.89%) JUnit
6 2 (1.89%) Lombardi
6 2 (1.89%) Mockito
6 2 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.94%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.94%) gulp
7 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (21.70%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Interactive Media
5 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Automotive
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) CSS
1 16 (15.09%) HTML
2 15 (14.15%) AngularJS
3 14 (13.21%) Spring
3 14 (13.21%) Web Services
4 12 (11.32%) React
5 10 (9.43%) .NET
5 10 (9.43%) jQuery
5 10 (9.43%) REST
6 8 (7.55%) CSS3
6 8 (7.55%) HTML5
6 8 (7.55%) XML
7 5 (4.72%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.72%) J2EE
7 5 (4.72%) JSON
7 5 (4.72%) SOAP
7 5 (4.72%) Spring Boot
8 4 (3.77%) Ember.js
8 4 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (3.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Algorithms
2 8 (7.55%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) iPhone
7 1 (0.94%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.66%) AIX
1 6 (5.66%) Unix
2 2 (1.89%) Android
2 2 (1.89%) Linux
2 2 (1.89%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) Debian
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.92%) ETL
3 12 (11.32%) TDD
4 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (10.38%) Scrum
5 10 (9.43%) Migration
5 10 (9.43%) OOP
6 9 (8.49%) Microservices
7 8 (7.55%) Front End Development
7 8 (7.55%) SOA
8 7 (6.60%) BPEL
8 7 (6.60%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 7 (6.60%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.60%) SDET
8 7 (6.60%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.60%) Web Development
9 6 (5.66%) BDD
9 6 (5.66%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (5.66%) OO
9 6 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.91%) Java
2 29 (27.36%) SQL
3 25 (23.58%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.32%) C#
5 10 (9.43%) PHP
6 9 (8.49%) Python
7 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.83%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.83%) Java 8
8 3 (2.83%) VBA
9 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.94%) C++
10 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.94%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 1 (0.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Ansible
1 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (0.94%) Kibana
2 1 (0.94%) logstash
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Oracle
2 8 (7.55%) Talend
3 7 (6.60%) SAP
4 4 (3.77%) IBM
4 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe
6 1 (0.94%) Apigee
6 1 (0.94%) Capita
6 1 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.94%) Siebel
6 1 (0.94%) Sun
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.94%) Zend