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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 39 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.91% 21.88% 34.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.14% 23.73% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 27
Median daily rate £394 £389 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £279 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £39.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +12.29%
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
111 118 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.52% 92.19% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 89 47
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 21
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.42% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 44 (45.36%) Java
2 43 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
4 26 (26.80%) HTML
5 25 (25.77%) SQL
6 24 (24.74%) SQL Server
7 23 (23.71%) CSS
8 21 (21.65%) Web Services
9 20 (20.62%) XML
10 18 (18.56%) ETL
10 18 (18.56%) Finance
10 18 (18.56%) Spring
11 16 (16.49%) AngularJS
12 15 (15.46%) J2EE
13 14 (14.43%) SOAP
13 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (13.40%) E-Commerce
15 12 (12.37%) TDD
15 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (12.37%) RESTful
15 12 (12.37%) Front End Development
16 11 (11.34%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (11.34%) JAX-WS
16 11 (11.34%) jQuery
16 11 (11.34%) WSDL
16 11 (11.34%) MySQL
16 11 (11.34%) JDBC
17 10 (10.31%) JSON
17 10 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (10.31%) Waterfall

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 4 (4.12%) SAS
2 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.06%) WordPress
4 1 (1.03%) JBoss
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Network Security
2 2 (2.06%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.34%) MySQL
3 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.12%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.12%) OLAP
5 4 (4.12%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.03%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.03%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.25%) Jenkins
1 8 (8.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (5.15%) JIRA
2 5 (5.15%) Selenium
3 4 (4.12%) Subversion
4 3 (3.09%) JUnit
5 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.03%) Grunt
5 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.03%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.03%) QUnit
5 1 (1.03%) Xcode
General
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) International Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Local Government
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.80%) HTML
2 23 (23.71%) CSS
3 21 (21.65%) Web Services
4 20 (20.62%) XML
5 18 (18.56%) Spring
6 16 (16.49%) AngularJS
7 15 (15.46%) J2EE
8 14 (14.43%) SOAP
9 12 (12.37%) RESTful
10 11 (11.34%) JAX-WS
10 11 (11.34%) JDBC
10 11 (11.34%) jQuery
10 11 (11.34%) WSDL
11 10 (10.31%) JSON
12 9 (9.28%) JAXB
13 8 (8.25%) .NET
14 6 (6.19%) Apache Camel
14 6 (6.19%) Django
15 5 (5.15%) HTML5
15 5 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Data Integration
1 4 (4.12%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.09%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.06%) NHS
3 2 (2.06%) User Experience
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) RIA
4 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Linux
2 5 (5.15%) Android
3 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.56%) ETL
3 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (13.40%) E-Commerce
5 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.37%) Front End Development
5 12 (12.37%) TDD
6 11 (11.34%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (10.31%) Waterfall
8 9 (9.28%) AOP
8 9 (9.28%) Integration Testing
8 9 (9.28%) Kanban
8 9 (9.28%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.28%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Data Analysis
9 8 (8.25%) Scrum
9 8 (8.25%) Web Development
10 7 (7.22%) BDD
10 7 (7.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 44 (45.36%) Java
2 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.77%) SQL
4 9 (9.28%) C#
4 9 (9.28%) PHP
5 8 (8.25%) Python
6 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.06%) C++
8 2 (2.06%) Groovy
9 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Talend
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) Tableau
5 3 (3.09%) IBM
5 3 (3.09%) Vertica
6 2 (2.06%) hybris
6 2 (2.06%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.03%) Adobe
7 1 (1.03%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.03%) Perforce
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat