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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 47 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.54% 27.88% 21.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.81% 30.26% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 17
Median daily rate £400 £381 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
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
139 152 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.29% 92.12% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 105 45
Median daily rate £400 £381 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £519 £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 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 88 (61.54%) Java
2 51 (35.66%) SQL
3 49 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (31.47%) Web Services
5 42 (29.37%) XML
6 38 (26.57%) SQL Server
6 38 (26.57%) Spring
7 35 (24.48%) Finance
8 33 (23.08%) J2EE
8 33 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 32 (22.38%) SOAP
10 28 (19.58%) Oracle
11 27 (18.88%) HTML
11 27 (18.88%) ETL
12 25 (17.48%) JDBC
12 25 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (16.78%) JAX-WS
13 24 (16.78%) WSDL
14 23 (16.08%) TDD
14 23 (16.08%) Waterfall
15 22 (15.38%) Talend
15 22 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
15 22 (15.38%) CSS
15 22 (15.38%) PL/SQL
16 21 (14.69%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (13.99%) Integration Testing
17 20 (13.99%) Oracle Database
17 20 (13.99%) System Integration Testing
17 20 (13.99%) Linux
17 20 (13.99%) Software Engineering

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 10 (6.99%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (3.50%) SAS
4 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.40%) WordPress
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) JBoss
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) Network Security
2 6 (4.20%) HTTP
3 3 (2.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.99%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.09%) OLAP
3 13 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
4 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (5.59%) Big Data
5 8 (5.59%) MySQL
5 8 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.70%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.70%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 19 (13.29%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.29%) JIRA
4 8 (5.59%) JUnit
4 8 (5.59%) Selenium
4 8 (5.59%) Subversion
5 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.10%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.10%) Maven
6 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.70%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.70%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.70%) Grunt
8 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.70%) Mockito
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.70%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.70%) QUnit
8 1 (0.70%) Xcode
General
1 35 (24.48%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) International Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Publishing
4 3 (2.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.47%) Web Services
2 42 (29.37%) XML
3 38 (26.57%) Spring
4 33 (23.08%) J2EE
5 32 (22.38%) SOAP
6 27 (18.88%) HTML
7 25 (17.48%) JDBC
8 24 (16.78%) JAX-WS
8 24 (16.78%) WSDL
9 22 (15.38%) CSS
10 19 (13.29%) JAXB
10 19 (13.29%) JSON
10 19 (13.29%) RESTful
11 12 (8.39%) AngularJS
11 12 (8.39%) jQuery
11 12 (8.39%) XSLT
12 11 (7.69%) .NET
12 11 (7.69%) Apache Camel
13 8 (5.59%) Middleware
14 6 (4.20%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Digital Media
2 5 (3.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.10%) NHS
4 2 (1.40%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.40%) User Experience
4 2 (1.40%) Wiki
5 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.70%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.70%) RIA
5 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.99%) Linux
2 2 (1.40%) Android
3 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.88%) ETL
3 25 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (16.08%) TDD
4 23 (16.08%) Waterfall
5 21 (14.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (13.99%) Integration Testing
6 20 (13.99%) Software Engineering
6 20 (13.99%) System Integration Testing
7 19 (13.29%) AOP
7 19 (13.29%) Kanban
8 18 (12.59%) E-Commerce
9 16 (11.19%) MVC
10 14 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (9.09%) BDD
12 12 (8.39%) Dimensional Modelling
12 12 (8.39%) Front End Development
12 12 (8.39%) Kimball Methodology
13 11 (7.69%) Web Development
14 8 (5.59%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 88 (61.54%) Java
2 51 (35.66%) SQL
3 33 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 12 (8.39%) PHP
6 11 (7.69%) C#
7 6 (4.20%) Python
8 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.70%) Groovy
9 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
9 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (19.58%) Oracle
2 22 (15.38%) Talend
3 12 (8.39%) Vertica
4 7 (4.90%) IBM
5 6 (4.20%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.80%) Tableau
7 3 (2.10%) Sybase
7 3 (2.10%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.40%) hybris
8 2 (1.40%) Perforce
9 1 (0.70%) Adobe
9 1 (0.70%) MuleSoft
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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