Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 106 148 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 28.49% 33.87% 25.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.86% 35.07% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 113 84
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £288 £288
90th Percentile £503 £460 £501
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Liverpool median hourly rate £15.00 - £23.25
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.00 - £23.25

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 355 422 449
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 96.57% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 282 266
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £388 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +1.31% +9.29%
10th Percentile £213 £184 £219
90th Percentile £586 £550 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £378 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -2.58% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 24
Liverpool median hourly rate £16.38 £13.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.96% -9.34% -4.40%
10th Percentile £13.56 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £24.34 £18.08 £23.93
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £14.34
% change year-on-year +17.31% -9.34% -4.40%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 46 (43.40%) SQL
2 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
3 26 (24.53%) ETL
4 25 (23.58%) Java
5 24 (22.64%) Finance
5 24 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (18.87%) HTML
7 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
8 18 (16.98%) CSS
9 17 (16.04%) Oracle
9 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
10 16 (15.09%) Relational Database
10 16 (15.09%) Power BI
11 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
11 15 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (13.21%) C#
13 13 (12.26%) SAP
13 13 (12.26%) Scrum
14 12 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
14 12 (11.32%) PHP
14 12 (11.32%) CRM
14 12 (11.32%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (11.32%) REST
15 11 (10.38%) jQuery
15 11 (10.38%) Web Services
15 11 (10.38%) OOP
16 10 (9.43%) XML
16 10 (9.43%) .NET

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 (6.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle BPEL
3 4 (3.77%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.83%) Mule
4 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.89%) Apache
5 2 (1.89%) WordPress
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.49%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (5.66%) Office 365
4 2 (1.89%) GitHub
5 1 (0.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) Firewall
2 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.09%) Power BI
2 16 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 15 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (11.32%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.60%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (6.60%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
8 6 (5.66%) MySQL
9 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.77%) QlikView
11 3 (2.83%) MS Access
11 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) JDeveloper
2 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.72%) Ant
3 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.77%) Maven
4 4 (3.77%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.83%) JMeter
5 3 (2.83%) NeoLoad
5 3 (2.83%) Selenium
5 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.89%) JIRA
6 2 (1.89%) Lombardi
6 2 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (22.64%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Retail
3 5 (4.72%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Interactive Media
5 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Automotive
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) HTML
2 18 (16.98%) CSS
3 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
4 12 (11.32%) REST
5 11 (10.38%) jQuery
5 11 (10.38%) Web Services
6 10 (9.43%) .NET
6 10 (9.43%) React
6 10 (9.43%) XML
7 8 (7.55%) HTML5
8 7 (6.60%) CSS3
8 7 (6.60%) JSON
8 7 (6.60%) Spring
9 6 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (4.72%) Lucene
10 5 (4.72%) RESTful
11 4 (3.77%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.77%) JMS
11 4 (3.77%) SOAP
11 4 (3.77%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Data Structures
2 8 (7.55%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.94%) FMCG
5 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.94%) NHS
5 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
5 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%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) ETL
2 24 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (12.26%) Scrum
5 12 (11.32%) CRM
6 11 (10.38%) OOP
7 9 (8.49%) Front End Development
7 9 (8.49%) Migration
8 8 (7.55%) API Development
8 8 (7.55%) Microservices
8 8 (7.55%) OO
8 8 (7.55%) Web Development
9 7 (6.60%) BPEL
9 7 (6.60%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 7 (6.60%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.60%) SDET
9 7 (6.60%) SOA
10 6 (5.66%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (5.66%) MVC
10 6 (5.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.40%) SQL
2 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
3 25 (23.58%) Java
4 14 (13.21%) C#
5 12 (11.32%) PHP
6 10 (9.43%) Python
7 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.83%) Apex Code
9 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.83%) VBA
10 2 (1.89%) VB
11 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
1 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Kibana
1 3 (2.83%) logstash
2 1 (0.94%) Ansible
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Oracle
2 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.26%) SAP
4 3 (2.83%) Apigee
4 3 (2.83%) Google
4 3 (2.83%) IBM
4 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.83%) Tableau
5 2 (1.89%) Talend
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe
6 1 (0.94%) Sun
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.94%) Zend