The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 28 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.74% 14.84% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.71% 16.31% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £190 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
129 141 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.56% 90.97% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 40
Average daily rate £288 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £182 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
Cheshire

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 47 (51.09%) HTML
1 47 (51.09%) JavaScript
1 47 (51.09%) CSS
2 38 (41.30%) C#
2 38 (41.30%) .NET
3 33 (35.87%) SQL
3 33 (35.87%) TDD
4 30 (32.61%) Java
5 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (27.17%) MVC
7 23 (25.00%) HTML5
8 20 (21.74%) Pair Programming
9 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET
10 17 (18.48%) XML
11 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
11 16 (17.39%) CSS3
12 15 (16.30%) RESTful
12 15 (16.30%) T-SQL
13 13 (14.13%) Web Services
13 13 (14.13%) Scrum
13 13 (14.13%) Web Development
13 13 (14.13%) jQuery
14 12 (13.04%) Linux
15 11 (11.96%) Oracle
16 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
16 10 (10.87%) JSON
17 9 (9.78%) Spring
17 9 (9.78%) Ajax
17 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (8.70%) Django

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.52%) Apache Solr
1 6 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.26%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.17%) Node.js
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Office
1 2 (2.17%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Academy Housing
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) SMTP
1 2 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.52%) Redis
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.43%) MySQL
4 5 (5.43%) QlikView
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.35%) OLAP
5 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.26%) OLTP
6 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.35%) Subversion
2 4 (4.35%) Maven
2 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.26%) PhoneGap
4 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) JUnit
General
1 5 (5.43%) Marketing
2 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Local Government
3 2 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.09%) Automotive
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (51.09%) HTML
1 47 (51.09%) CSS
2 38 (41.30%) .NET
3 23 (25.00%) HTML5
4 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET
5 17 (18.48%) XML
6 16 (17.39%) CSS3
7 15 (16.30%) RESTful
8 13 (14.13%) jQuery
8 13 (14.13%) Web Services
9 10 (10.87%) JSON
10 9 (9.78%) Spring
10 9 (9.78%) Ajax
11 8 (8.70%) Django
11 8 (8.70%) J2EE
11 8 (8.70%) Play Framework
12 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (6.52%) SOAP
14 5 (5.43%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Taxonomies
2 3 (3.26%) NHS
2 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.09%) DTV
3 1 (1.09%) CCTV
3 1 (1.09%) Open Source
3 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) CentOS
3 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) TDD
2 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.17%) MVC
4 20 (21.74%) Pair Programming
5 13 (14.13%) Web Development
5 13 (14.13%) Scrum
6 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.70%) ETL
8 7 (7.61%) OO
9 6 (6.52%) Refactoring
9 6 (6.52%) Requirements Management
9 6 (6.52%) User Stories
10 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.35%) Workflow
11 4 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (4.35%) DevOps
12 3 (3.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.09%) JavaScript
2 38 (41.30%) C#
3 33 (35.87%) SQL
4 30 (32.61%) Java
5 15 (16.30%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.70%) Python
7 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.26%) PHP
10 1 (1.09%) C
10 1 (1.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Varnish
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Oracle
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Adobe
4 3 (3.26%) Twitter
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.17%) SAP
5 2 (2.17%) Kofax
6 1 (1.09%) Zend
6 1 (1.09%) hybris
6 1 (1.09%) Sage
6 1 (1.09%) Vertica
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