The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 27 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.65% 1.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £369 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.26% +1.66%
Applications Developer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
143 149 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.46% 92.55% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 103 44
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £521 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -58.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Chester region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) JDBC
1 11 (100.00%) SOAP
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) WSDL
1 11 (100.00%) JAXB
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) AOP
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) JSON
1 11 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 11 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 11 (100.00%) Kanban
1 11 (100.00%) RESTful
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
1 11 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) JAXB
1 11 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 11 (100.00%) JDBC
1 11 (100.00%) JSON
1 11 (100.00%) RESTful
1 11 (100.00%) SOAP
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) WSDL
1 11 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) AOP
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
1 11 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Kanban
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 11 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle