The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 70 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 18 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.63% 1.08% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.13% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
Average daily rate £393 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £349 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £391 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £32.50
Applications Developer
North West

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
1027 974 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.03% 95.87% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 588 368
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 57
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.16 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.25 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +3 10 £475 +35.71%
Warrington -9 3 £393 -
Applications Developer
North West

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
3 10 (41.67%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) jQuery
5 8 (33.33%) Local Government
6 7 (29.17%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) XML
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (25.00%) GIS
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.83%) Ajax
8 5 (20.83%) Change Management
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) VB
8 5 (20.83%) QGIS
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (20.83%) GeoServer
9 4 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (16.67%) CSS3

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) GeoServer
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) GIS
2 5 (20.83%) QGIS
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 8 (33.33%) Local Government
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) jQuery
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) HTML5
3 7 (29.17%) XML
4 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.83%) Ajax
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (16.67%) CSS3
6 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 4 (16.67%) RESTful
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) WPF
7 3 (12.50%) J2EE
7 3 (12.50%) JDBC
7 3 (12.50%) JSON
7 3 (12.50%) SOAP
7 3 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) LLPG
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) STB
3 1 (4.17%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
2 6 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) BDD
4 4 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) Open Source
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (12.50%) AOP
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 3 (12.50%) Kanban
5 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
6 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) VB
6 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (16.67%) XAML
7 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
8 1 (4.17%) C
8 1 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (4.17%) Ruby
8 1 (4.17%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) BS7666
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Kofax
4 1 (4.17%) Axway
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat