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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 13 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 38.24% 33.33% 27.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.39% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £363 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
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
33 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 97.06% 100.00% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 4
Median daily rate £363 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £255 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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
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 2 December 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 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (36.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) XML
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.00%) Web Development
8 5 (20.00%) Ektron
8 5 (20.00%) SOAP
8 5 (20.00%) MVC
8 5 (20.00%) CMS
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (12.00%) Spring
10 3 (12.00%) X++
10 3 (12.00%) WCF
10 3 (12.00%) HTML5
10 3 (12.00%) EPiServer
10 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
10 3 (12.00%) Office 365
10 3 (12.00%) SDLC

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 5 (20.00%) CMS
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) QlikView
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Checkstyle
1 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (8.00%) FindBugs
1 2 (8.00%) MorphX
1 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.00%) Protractor
2 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) jQuery
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (24.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) SOAP
7 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.00%) HTML5
8 3 (12.00%) Spring
8 3 (12.00%) WCF
9 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (8.00%) React
9 2 (8.00%) REST
9 2 (8.00%) WSDL
9 2 (8.00%) XSLT
10 1 (4.00%) JMS
10 1 (4.00%) XSD
10 1 (4.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) MVC
2 5 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (12.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) OWASP
4 2 (8.00%) Secure Coding
4 2 (8.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
4 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Case Management
5 1 (4.00%) DSDM
5 1 (4.00%) RAD
5 1 (4.00%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) X++
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Ektron
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Progress