The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Software Engineer
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.36% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £378 £348
% change year-on-year +3.97% +8.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.71% +5.87%  

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 263 245 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.99% 94.59% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 133 145
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £24.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Liverpool

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Engineer in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Liverpool

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Liverpool

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) RS-232
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver

Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) RS-232
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python