The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 31 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.51% 0.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.48% +14.66%  

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 303 323 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.98% 95.56% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 213 157
Median daily rate £368 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £15.75 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Merseyside

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Merseyside

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Merseyside over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Merseyside

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Merseyside

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +8 8 £500 +53.84% 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) DevOps
3 6 (42.86%) OOD
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) API Design
5 4 (28.57%) Microservices
5 4 (28.57%) Sitecore
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Umbraco
5 4 (28.57%) EPiServer
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) CMS
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.14%) MySQL
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) EPiServer
1 4 (28.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) DevOps
3 6 (42.86%) OOD
4 5 (35.71%) API Design
5 4 (28.57%) Microservices
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
8 1 (7.14%) BDD
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
8 1 (7.14%) High Availability
8 1 (7.14%) Kanban
8 1 (7.14%) Open Source
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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