The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 32 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.12% 20.86% 30.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.07% 22.48% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 23
Average daily rate £381 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
114 129 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.61% 92.81% 97.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 75 81
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 25
Average hourly rate £16.42 £17.42 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £23.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (40.63%) SQL
2 22 (34.38%) Java
2 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
4 18 (28.13%) Web Services
4 18 (28.13%) MVC
5 16 (25.00%) XML
6 15 (23.44%) C#
6 15 (23.44%) Oracle
6 15 (23.44%) Spring
7 14 (21.88%) HTML
8 13 (20.31%) .NET
8 13 (20.31%) CSS
8 13 (20.31%) Finance
9 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 11 (17.19%) Mobile App
11 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
11 10 (15.63%) J2EE
12 9 (14.06%) PL/SQL
12 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.06%) Front End Development
12 9 (14.06%) Spring MVC
13 8 (12.50%) Apple iOS
13 8 (12.50%) iOS Development
13 8 (12.50%) SOAP
13 8 (12.50%) XSLT
14 7 (10.94%) TDD
14 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
14 7 (10.94%) Automation Testing
14 7 (10.94%) Android Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (3.13%) Drupal
4 2 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.13%) SAS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.56%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.13%) MS Access
6 2 (3.13%) Redis
6 2 (3.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.56%) QGIS
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.69%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.69%) Selenium
4 2 (3.13%) Hudson
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.56%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Mockito
5 1 (1.56%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Local Government
4 3 (4.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) Web Services
2 16 (25.00%) XML
3 15 (23.44%) Spring
4 14 (21.88%) HTML
5 13 (20.31%) .NET
5 13 (20.31%) CSS
6 10 (15.63%) J2EE
7 9 (14.06%) Spring MVC
8 8 (12.50%) SOAP
8 8 (12.50%) XSLT
9 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
10 6 (9.38%) jQuery
10 6 (9.38%) JSON
11 5 (7.81%) HTML5
11 5 (7.81%) JSP
12 4 (6.25%) CSS3
12 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
12 4 (6.25%) Java EE
12 4 (6.25%) JDBC
12 4 (6.25%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.94%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) MVC
3 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 9 (14.06%) Front End Development
5 8 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 7 (10.94%) Android Development
6 7 (10.94%) Automation Testing
6 7 (10.94%) TDD
7 5 (7.81%) Mobile Development
7 5 (7.81%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) ETL
9 3 (4.69%) Cash Management
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.69%) Data Management
9 3 (4.69%) Pair Programming
9 3 (4.69%) SOA
9 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) SQL
2 22 (34.38%) Java
3 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.44%) C#
5 9 (14.06%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.69%) PHP
8 2 (3.13%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.13%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (3.13%) VBA
8 2 (3.13%) XPath
9 1 (1.56%) Python
9 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) IBM
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Google
3 3 (4.69%) Kofax
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) ATG
4 1 (1.56%) hybris
4 1 (1.56%) Perforce
4 1 (1.56%) Sybase
4 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
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