The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 47 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.72% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £388 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.40% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-64.44% +57.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
469 834 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.13% 92.77% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 536 392
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 43
Median hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.06% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £35.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the Cheshire region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer across the Cheshire region.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Applications 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 Cheshire region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SAP

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WF
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP