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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.37% - 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.32% +5.62%  

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 211 204 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 78.44% 80.63% 74.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 129 111
Median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 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 24 June 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 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) RS-232
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scorecard
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) RS-232
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver Development
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Scorecard
1 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP