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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 33 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.32% 3.36% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 3.56% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Median daily rate £475 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
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
203 225 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.21% 94.54% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 139 66
Median daily rate £388 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.55% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.11 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.04% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £14.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 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 31 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 10 (62.50%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) AOP
3 6 (37.50%) JSON
3 6 (37.50%) J2EE
3 6 (37.50%) JDBC
3 6 (37.50%) SOAP
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) WSDL
3 6 (37.50%) JAXB
3 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 6 (37.50%) JAX-WS
3 6 (37.50%) Kanban
3 6 (37.50%) RESTful
3 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 6 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (25.00%) HTML

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 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) QGIS
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) J2EE
2 6 (37.50%) JAXB
2 6 (37.50%) JAX-WS
2 6 (37.50%) JDBC
2 6 (37.50%) JSON
2 6 (37.50%) RESTful
2 6 (37.50%) SOAP
2 6 (37.50%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) WSDL
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) LLPG
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) AOP
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Kanban
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) VB
3 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (25.00%) XAML
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) BS7666
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Kofax
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft