Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Microsoft Developer
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 55 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.78% 0.95% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.00% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Merseyside median daily rate £393 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +30.77% +4.84%
10th Percentile £346 £368 £313
90th Percentile £443 £465 £338
North West median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £50.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 616 601 744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.80% 94.79% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 344 351
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £250 £233 £185
90th Percentile £550 £505 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 23
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.23 £11.36
90th Percentile £16.52 £20.29 £21.80
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.48
% change year-on-year +15.79% +2.81% +8.71%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Merseyside

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Merseyside

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 5 £393 -7.65% 1
Microsoft Developer
North West

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Microsoft Developer 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 Merseyside region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft