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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 24 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.15% 3.35% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 3.48% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Median daily rate £475 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
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
186 230 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.88% 96.23% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 147 80
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 31
Median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (53.85%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) XAML
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Local Government
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) WPF
4 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) GIS
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) QGIS
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) CSS3
3 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) WPF
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
4 3 (23.08%) JAXB
4 3 (23.08%) JDBC
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) LLPG
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
1 4 (30.77%) Validation
2 3 (23.08%) AOP
2 3 (23.08%) BDD
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Kanban
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 4 (30.77%) VB
2 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
2 4 (30.77%) XAML
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) BS7666
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Kofax
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft