Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 93 105 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 25.91% 23.81% 18.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.35% 25.12% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 79 63
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £370 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -10.30% +17.86%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £303
90th Percentile £500 £525 £500
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Liverpool median hourly rate - - £40.00
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 340 418 485
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.78% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 267 295
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £167 £213 £200
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +16.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 28
Liverpool median hourly rate £12.83 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.39% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.34 £11.00 £11.42
90th Percentile £18.87 £28.01 £40.00
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.65 £15.09 £15.00
% change year-on-year -16.17% +0.60% +15.38%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 35 (37.63%) Java
3 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (27.96%) Node.js
5 22 (23.66%) CSS
6 21 (22.58%) Front End Development
7 19 (20.43%) HTML
8 18 (19.35%) SQL
8 18 (19.35%) BDD
9 17 (18.28%) JSON
10 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
10 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (16.13%) Oracle
12 14 (15.05%) .NET
12 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
13 13 (13.98%) Mocha
13 13 (13.98%) C#
14 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.90%) Scrum
14 12 (12.90%) React
15 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
15 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
15 11 (11.83%) Redis
15 11 (11.83%) TDD
16 10 (10.75%) J2EE
16 10 (10.75%) WebLogic
16 10 (10.75%) Linux
16 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
16 10 (10.75%) Nunjucks

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 10 (10.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.08%) Content Management Server
3 1 (1.08%) Drupal
3 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.08%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.53%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (7.53%) Serverless
3 4 (4.30%) GitHub
3 4 (4.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) Redis
3 8 (8.60%) MySQL
4 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.38%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.30%) BODI
6 4 (4.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.30%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Mocha
2 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.68%) Selenium
5 5 (5.38%) gulp
6 4 (4.30%) Grunt
6 4 (4.30%) JDeveloper
7 3 (3.23%) JMeter
7 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.15%) Android Studio
8 2 (2.15%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.15%) ERwin
8 2 (2.15%) GitLab
8 2 (2.15%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.15%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.15%) webpack
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.96%) Node.js
2 22 (23.66%) CSS
3 19 (20.43%) HTML
4 17 (18.28%) JSON
5 14 (15.05%) .NET
6 12 (12.90%) React
7 10 (10.75%) J2EE
7 10 (10.75%) Nunjucks
8 9 (9.68%) Express
8 9 (9.68%) Web Services
9 7 (7.53%) Regular Expression
9 7 (7.53%) WebCenter
9 7 (7.53%) XML
10 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.45%) bluebird
10 6 (6.45%) Chai
10 6 (6.45%) jQuery
10 6 (6.45%) JSON Schema
10 6 (6.45%) Nightwatchjs
10 6 (6.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Equities
2 3 (3.23%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.08%) iPad
3 1 (1.08%) iPhone
3 1 (1.08%) NHS
3 1 (1.08%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) Android
2 5 (5.38%) Unix
3 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.58%) Front End Development
3 18 (19.35%) BDD
4 12 (12.90%) Scrum
5 11 (11.83%) TDD
5 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.60%) MVC
7 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.45%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.38%) Android Development
8 5 (5.38%) ETL
8 5 (5.38%) Kanban
8 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.38%) Migration
9 4 (4.30%) iOS Development
9 4 (4.30%) SDLC
9 4 (4.30%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.30%) Web Development
10 3 (3.23%) Open Source
10 3 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 35 (37.63%) Java
3 18 (19.35%) SQL
4 13 (13.98%) C#
5 9 (9.68%) ES6
6 6 (6.45%) Python
7 5 (5.38%) PHP
8 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (2.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (2.15%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.15%) PHP 5
9 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.08%) C
10 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.08%) R
10 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Ansible
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.15%) Puppet
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (4.30%) Google
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.15%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.08%) Cognos
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.08%) Teradata