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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 25.00% 40.00% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.00% 42.86% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
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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
10 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 83.33% 93.33% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +70.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft