The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 13 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 41.94% 60.00% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.33% 64.29% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £375 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +130.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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
30 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 96.77% 93.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 4
Average daily rate £275 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.01 £10.10 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -42.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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
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 6 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (31.25%) User Experience
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (25.00%) Social Network
6 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) LINQ
6 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (25.00%) Facebook
6 4 (25.00%) Twitter
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) OO PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) NUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Moq
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) WCF
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) LINQ
4 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (25.00%) Ajax
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) Ninject
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) Sass
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (6.25%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) Social Network
3 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
7 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.25%) MVVM
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) OOD
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Facebook
1 4 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft