The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 19 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.43% 31.50% 17.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.17% 32.52% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 23
Median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £286 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £423 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
82 123 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.17% 96.85% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 85 88
Median daily rate £365 £360 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -14.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 22
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.11 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) Java
2 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
4 14 (23.73%) HTML
5 13 (22.03%) CSS
5 13 (22.03%) RESTful
5 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
6 12 (20.34%) Web Services
6 12 (20.34%) SQL
6 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
7 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (16.95%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (15.25%) C#
9 9 (15.25%) ETL
10 8 (13.56%) .NET
10 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (11.86%) TDD
11 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (11.86%) MySQL
11 7 (11.86%) XML
11 7 (11.86%) Finance
12 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
12 6 (10.17%) Microservices
12 6 (10.17%) Scrum
12 6 (10.17%) OO
12 6 (10.17%) Spring
13 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
13 5 (8.47%) Python

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 (3.39%) SAS
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) JBoss
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) ATM
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) MySQL
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.78%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) Selenium
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) HTML
2 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
2 13 (22.03%) CSS
2 13 (22.03%) RESTful
3 12 (20.34%) Web Services
4 8 (13.56%) .NET
5 7 (11.86%) XML
6 6 (10.17%) Spring
7 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (6.78%) jQuery
8 4 (6.78%) MDX
8 4 (6.78%) Node.js
9 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.08%) Sass
10 2 (3.39%) CSS3
10 2 (3.39%) Dropwizard
10 2 (3.39%) Ember.js
10 2 (3.39%) J2EE
10 2 (3.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Derivative
3 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (1.69%) RIA
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (16.95%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (15.25%) ETL
5 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.86%) TDD
7 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
7 6 (10.17%) Microservices
7 6 (10.17%) OO
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
8 5 (8.47%) DevOps
8 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (6.78%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (6.78%) Visualisation
10 3 (5.08%) Analytics
10 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.08%) Data Analytics
10 3 (5.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Java
1 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
2 12 (20.34%) SQL
3 9 (15.25%) C#
4 5 (8.47%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) COBOL
6 2 (3.39%) Groovy
6 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) PMO
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Tableau
3 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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