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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 19.51% 33.33% 23.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.51% 35.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
41 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 100.00% 95.24% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 9
Median daily rate £395 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +20.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £10.92 £40.00 £10.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.71% +299.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017, 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 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) CMS
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) EPiServer
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Web Development
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 6 (27.27%) HTML5
6 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 5 (22.73%) Case Management
7 5 (22.73%) Workflow
7 5 (22.73%) BPMN
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) DSDM
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) MVC
8 4 (18.18%) User Stories
9 3 (13.64%) Content Management
9 3 (13.64%) Spring
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (13.64%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) SOAP
10 2 (9.09%) WSDL
10 2 (9.09%) CRM

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 8 (36.36%) CMS
1 8 (36.36%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) QlikView
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Checkstyle
1 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
1 2 (9.09%) FindBugs
1 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.55%) Protractor
2 1 (4.55%) Toad
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) Web Services
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 6 (27.27%) HTML5
7 4 (18.18%) XML
8 3 (13.64%) SOAP
8 3 (13.64%) Spring
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (9.09%) WCF
9 2 (9.09%) WSDL
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
10 1 (4.55%) Java EE
10 1 (4.55%) Java SE
10 1 (4.55%) JPA
10 1 (4.55%) JSF
10 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Fintech
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Web Development
3 5 (22.73%) BPMN
3 5 (22.73%) Case Management
3 5 (22.73%) DSDM
3 5 (22.73%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Content Management
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) OWASP
6 2 (9.09%) Secure Coding
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) RAD
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Progress