Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 97 97 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 24.31% 26.43% 26.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.94% 27.48% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 82 86
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +7.43% -12.94%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £289
90th Percentile £525 £500 £531
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £398 £363
% change year-on-year +0.63% +9.66% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 374 353 399
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.73% 96.19% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 247 264
Liverpool median daily rate £425 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +2.58% -0.64%
10th Percentile £225 £164 £191
90th Percentile £588 £554 £588
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 21
Liverpool median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.01 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.80 £18.87 £25.06
Merseyside median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75% +6.67%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019, 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 47 (48.45%) SQL
2 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.74%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (24.74%) Java
3 24 (24.74%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
4 23 (23.71%) ETL
4 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (21.65%) Dynamics 365
6 20 (20.62%) CRM
6 20 (20.62%) Dynamics CRM
7 19 (19.59%) HTML
8 18 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (18.56%) Relational Database
9 17 (17.53%) Power BI
9 17 (17.53%) CSS
10 16 (16.49%) C#
10 16 (16.49%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (16.49%) API Development
11 15 (15.46%) Spring
12 14 (14.43%) Microservices
13 13 (13.40%) AngularJS
13 13 (13.40%) .NET
13 13 (13.40%) Continuous Deployment
14 12 (12.37%) SAP
14 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (12.37%) Oracle
14 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
15 11 (11.34%) RESTful

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 7 (7.22%) Apache Solr
1 7 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.19%) Mule
3 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.03%) nginx
4 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.09%) Magento
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (21.65%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (11.34%) Office 365
4 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.19%) Apigee
5 1 (1.03%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) npm
5 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.03%) PaaS
5 1 (1.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Serverless
5 1 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Firewall
1 1 (1.03%) HTTP
1 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.56%) Relational Database
3 17 (17.53%) Power BI
4 16 (16.49%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (9.28%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (9.28%) MySQL
6 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (7.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
9 6 (6.19%) RDBMS
10 4 (4.12%) QlikView
10 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.09%) Big Data
12 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.06%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
13 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.34%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.28%) Maven
4 7 (7.22%) Mercurial
5 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.19%) JMeter
5 6 (6.19%) NeoLoad
5 6 (6.19%) Selenium
5 6 (6.19%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.03%) Babel
8 1 (1.03%) JIRA
8 1 (1.03%) JUnit
8 1 (1.03%) Subversion
8 1 (1.03%) webpack
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Publishing
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Electronics
4 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Law
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) HTML
2 17 (17.53%) CSS
3 15 (15.46%) Spring
4 13 (13.40%) .NET
4 13 (13.40%) AngularJS
5 11 (11.34%) RESTful
6 10 (10.31%) JSON
6 10 (10.31%) Web Services
6 10 (10.31%) XML
7 9 (9.28%) Spring Boot
8 7 (7.22%) Hibernate
8 7 (7.22%) JMS
8 7 (7.22%) Sass
9 6 (6.19%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (6.19%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (6.19%) GWT
9 6 (6.19%) JPA
9 6 (6.19%) Spring Batch
9 6 (6.19%) Vaadin
10 5 (5.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) User Experience
2 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.09%) NHS
3 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.03%) FMCG
3 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.74%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (23.71%) ETL
4 20 (20.62%) CRM
5 18 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (16.49%) API Development
7 14 (14.43%) Microservices
8 13 (13.40%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (10.31%) TDD
10 9 (9.28%) Case Management
11 8 (8.25%) BDD
11 8 (8.25%) Test Automation
12 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.22%) Scrum
12 7 (7.22%) Workflow
13 6 (6.19%) API Integration
13 6 (6.19%) ITIL
13 6 (6.19%) Service Management
13 6 (6.19%) UML
14 5 (5.15%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.45%) SQL
2 24 (24.74%) Java
2 24 (24.74%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.49%) C#
4 8 (8.25%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.22%) Java 8
6 6 (6.19%) PHP
7 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.09%) Apex Code
8 3 (3.09%) Python
8 3 (3.09%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.06%) X++
10 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.03%) Ruby
10 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) PMO
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Kibana
1 6 (6.19%) logstash
2 3 (3.09%) Ansible
2 3 (3.09%) CloudHub
2 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) Oracle
2 12 (12.37%) SAP
3 7 (7.22%) MuleSoft
4 6 (6.19%) Google
5 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.09%) Tableau
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Sun
6 1 (1.03%) Sybase