The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 66 71 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 25.78% 28.51% 12.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.94% 29.46% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 14
Median daily rate £350 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £291 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

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 245 241 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.70% 96.79% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 181 122
Median daily rate £374 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.56% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £16.25 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Liverpool

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 46 (44.23%) .NET
2 43 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (39.42%) HTML
4 40 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 36 (34.62%) C#
5 36 (34.62%) CSS
6 31 (29.81%) Java
6 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
7 30 (28.85%) ASP.NET
8 28 (26.92%) MVC
9 24 (23.08%) TDD
10 23 (22.12%) SQL
11 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (15.38%) Oracle
12 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 15 (14.42%) jQuery
14 14 (13.46%) Sitecore
14 14 (13.46%) HTML5
14 14 (13.46%) Scrum
15 13 (12.50%) OO
15 13 (12.50%) PHP
15 13 (12.50%) AngularJS
16 12 (11.54%) OOD
16 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
17 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
17 11 (10.58%) Spring
18 10 (9.62%) CMS
18 10 (9.62%) MySQL
18 10 (9.62%) EPiServer
18 10 (9.62%) CSS3

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (9.62%) CMS
1 10 (9.62%) EPiServer
2 9 (8.65%) Umbraco
3 7 (6.73%) Drupal
4 6 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.96%) DNN
8 1 (0.96%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.96%) Kentico
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.96%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) Datadog
3 1 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.96%) FTP
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) LDAP
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) MySQL
3 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.88%) DB2
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.92%) GIS
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.92%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.92%) Grunt
5 2 (1.92%) gulp
5 2 (1.92%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.92%) Subversion
6 1 (0.96%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.96%) GitLab
6 1 (0.96%) Gradle
6 1 (0.96%) JMeter
6 1 (0.96%) JUnit
6 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.96%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.96%) Spock
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.96%) Xcode
General
1 8 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Front Office
3 1 (0.96%) Games
3 1 (0.96%) Marketing
3 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (44.23%) .NET
2 41 (39.42%) HTML
3 36 (34.62%) CSS
4 30 (28.85%) ASP.NET
5 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (14.42%) jQuery
7 14 (13.46%) HTML5
8 13 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
9 11 (10.58%) Spring
10 10 (9.62%) CSS3
11 9 (8.65%) XML
12 8 (7.69%) J2EE
13 7 (6.73%) Laravel
13 7 (6.73%) Symfony
14 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (5.77%) RESTful
15 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (3.85%) Spring Boot
16 4 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.88%) Fintech
4 2 (1.92%) AS400
4 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.96%) Tandem
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Linux
2 8 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (1.92%) Android
3 2 (1.92%) Windows
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.92%) MVC
3 24 (23.08%) TDD
4 14 (13.46%) Scrum
5 13 (12.50%) OO
6 12 (11.54%) OOD
7 10 (9.62%) DevOps
7 10 (9.62%) Front End Development
8 8 (7.69%) API Design
8 8 (7.69%) BDD
8 8 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.69%) Microservices
9 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.77%) Web Development
10 5 (4.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.81%) Logistics
10 5 (4.81%) Open Source
10 5 (4.81%) Pair Programming
11 4 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 36 (34.62%) C#
3 31 (29.81%) Java
4 23 (22.12%) SQL
5 13 (12.50%) PHP
6 5 (4.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.88%) Python
7 3 (2.88%) Scala
8 2 (1.92%) RPG
8 2 (1.92%) Ruby
8 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.96%) Perl
9 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.96%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.96%) VBScript
9 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (0.96%) Degree
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Ansible
1 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 16 (15.38%) Oracle
2 14 (13.46%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.88%) Sybase
3 3 (2.88%) VMware
4 2 (1.92%) Teradata
4 2 (1.92%) Zend
5 1 (0.96%) Alterian
5 1 (0.96%) IBM
5 1 (0.96%) Perforce
5 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.96%) Talend
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