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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.79% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 217 203 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 85.77% 81.53% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 157 101
Median daily rate £455 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% +0.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £291 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £30.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% -11.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £47.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Liverpool

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) J2SE
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS

Software Engineering
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) International Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) J2SE
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase