Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Developer
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 130 105 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 31.55% 24.14% 16.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.66% 25.61% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 76 46
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £373 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -5.70% +12.86%
10th Percentile £311 £291 £234
90th Percentile £510 £495 £500
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - £23.25 -
Merseyside median hourly rate - £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 398 410 560
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 94.25% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 254 297
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £189 £208 £156
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 27
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £9.19 £12.80 £11.20
90th Percentile £18.87 £24.61 £23.75
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -6.25%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 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 58 (44.62%) JavaScript
2 45 (34.62%) CSS
3 43 (33.08%) Java
4 42 (32.31%) HTML
5 34 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (25.38%) Front End Development
7 32 (24.62%) PHP
8 31 (23.85%) Node.js
9 26 (20.00%) MySQL
10 21 (16.15%) Git (software)
11 20 (15.38%) Drupal
11 20 (15.38%) Mocha
11 20 (15.38%) Jenkins
12 19 (14.62%) Scrum
13 18 (13.85%) JSON
13 18 (13.85%) MVC
14 17 (13.08%) TDD
15 16 (12.31%) Redis
15 16 (12.31%) Selenium
16 15 (11.54%) BDD
16 15 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (11.54%) Nunjucks
17 14 (10.77%) Security Cleared
17 14 (10.77%) Express
18 13 (10.00%) React
18 13 (10.00%) SAML
18 13 (10.00%) SQL
19 12 (9.23%) AngularJS
19 12 (9.23%) HTML5
20 11 (8.46%) 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 20 (15.38%) Drupal
2 5 (3.85%) Confluence
2 5 (3.85%) Umbraco
2 5 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.08%) JBoss
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.31%) CMS
4 3 (2.31%) Liferay
4 3 (2.31%) WordPress
5 2 (1.54%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.77%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.77%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.69%) GitHub
2 8 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (3.85%) Serverless
4 3 (2.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) LDAP
2 1 (0.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.00%) MySQL
2 16 (12.31%) Redis
3 9 (6.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.31%) Power BI
8 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.77%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (16.15%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 20 (15.38%) Mocha
3 16 (12.31%) Selenium
4 9 (6.92%) Grunt
5 8 (6.15%) JMeter
6 6 (4.62%) gulp
7 5 (3.85%) JIRA
8 3 (2.31%) ERwin
8 3 (2.31%) JDeveloper
8 3 (2.31%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.31%) webpack
9 2 (1.54%) Babel
9 2 (1.54%) GitLab
9 2 (1.54%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.54%) Subversion
10 1 (0.77%) Ant
10 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.77%) Xcode
General
1 2 (1.54%) Banking
1 2 (1.54%) Finance
1 2 (1.54%) Law
1 2 (1.54%) Retail
2 1 (0.77%) Games
2 1 (0.77%) Legal
2 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (34.62%) CSS
2 42 (32.31%) HTML
3 31 (23.85%) Node.js
4 18 (13.85%) JSON
5 15 (11.54%) Nunjucks
6 14 (10.77%) Express
7 13 (10.00%) React
7 13 (10.00%) SAML
8 12 (9.23%) AngularJS
8 12 (9.23%) HTML5
9 11 (8.46%) .NET
9 11 (8.46%) RESTful
10 10 (7.69%) jQuery
10 10 (7.69%) SOAP
11 9 (6.92%) CSS3
11 9 (6.92%) Spring
12 8 (6.15%) REST
13 7 (5.38%) Laravel
13 7 (5.38%) Sass
13 7 (5.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.31%) Equities
4 3 (2.31%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.31%) User Experience
5 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.77%) iPad
6 1 (0.77%) iPhone
6 1 (0.77%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.46%) Linux
2 7 (5.38%) Unix
3 6 (4.62%) Android
4 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.77%) Windows
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.38%) Front End Development
3 19 (14.62%) Scrum
4 18 (13.85%) MVC
5 17 (13.08%) TDD
6 15 (11.54%) BDD
7 10 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.69%) Kanban
7 10 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.15%) Microservices
8 8 (6.15%) OOP
8 8 (6.15%) SOA
8 8 (6.15%) Web Development
9 7 (5.38%) Pair Programming
10 6 (4.62%) Android Development
10 6 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.62%) SDLC
10 6 (4.62%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.85%) Open Source
12 4 (3.08%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (44.62%) JavaScript
2 43 (33.08%) Java
3 32 (24.62%) PHP
4 13 (10.00%) SQL
5 10 (7.69%) C#
5 10 (7.69%) ES6
6 8 (6.15%) PHP 5
7 6 (4.62%) Python
8 5 (3.85%) ECMAScript
9 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.54%) C
11 1 (0.77%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.77%) C++
11 1 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.77%) R
11 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.31%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) Ansible
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (7.69%) Oracle
2 6 (4.62%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.08%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.54%) Zend
6 1 (0.77%) Adobe
6 1 (0.77%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.77%) Cognos
6 1 (0.77%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.77%) Murex
6 1 (0.77%) SAP
6 1 (0.77%) Xamarin