Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 44 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -24
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.46% 1.14% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.49% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Liverpool median daily rate £395 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £205 £344 £313
90th Percentile £420 £575 £338
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £413 £325
% change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - £36.50 -
Merseyside median hourly rate - £36.50 -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 340 336 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 82.93% 76.36% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 222 272
Liverpool median daily rate £391 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.97% -3.06% +6.60%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £183
90th Percentile £538 £525 £552
Merseyside median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £22.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.09% +30.54% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.04 £10.70 £11.20
90th Percentile £19.31 £32.06 £97.58
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Liverpool over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) ECMAScript
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Groovy
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (33.33%) Mocha
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) webpack
2 2 (33.33%) gulp
2 2 (33.33%) ES6
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Babel
2 2 (33.33%) Redux
2 2 (33.33%) Jest
2 2 (33.33%) JSON

Software Engineering
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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Babel
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) gulp
1 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (33.33%) Mocha
1 2 (33.33%) webpack
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Flex
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Jest
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) React
1 2 (33.33%) Redux
1 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 2 (33.33%) Kanban
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) ECMAScript
2 2 (33.33%) ES6
2 2 (33.33%) Groovy
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Python