The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bolton region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 27.59% 35.29% 15.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.59% 35.29% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £275 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £281 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £331 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £37.48 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +10.22%
Developer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
29 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 12
Median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £1,000 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.48 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.50% +36.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bolton region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Bolton region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Bolton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) X++
3 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (25.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) REST

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MorphX
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) SSADM
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) X++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft