The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bolton region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 15.38% 17.65% 34.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.00% 18.75% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£225 £235 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
25 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 96.15% 94.12% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Average daily rate £350 £255 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% +2.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -84.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
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Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) TDD
4 9 (60.00%) OOD
4 9 (60.00%) BDD
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) OOP
6 6 (40.00%) OO
6 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
6 6 (40.00%) HTML5
7 5 (33.33%) Escenic
7 5 (33.33%) Scala
7 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
7 5 (33.33%) CSS3
7 5 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (33.33%) Big Data
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) CMS
7 5 (33.33%) LAMP
7 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 5 (33.33%) Spring
7 5 (33.33%) JSF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 5 (33.33%) CMS
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (33.33%) Escenic
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) Java RMI
4 5 (33.33%) LAMP
4 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) JSF
4 5 (33.33%) Ajax
4 5 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (33.33%) Struts
4 5 (33.33%) EJB
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
4 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) BDD
2 9 (60.00%) OOD
3 7 (46.67%) OOP
4 6 (40.00%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) RUP
5 5 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (33.33%) UML
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) ERP
8 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.67%) ETL
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Scala
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards