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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 85 81 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.28% 34.03% 21.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.87% 36.00% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 58 22
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £332 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
- +14.06%
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
203 225 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.21% 94.54% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 139 66
Median daily rate £388 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.55% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.11 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.04% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £14.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 71 (54.62%) Java
2 49 (37.69%) SQL
3 48 (36.92%) XML
4 42 (32.31%) JavaScript
5 41 (31.54%) MVC
6 38 (29.23%) Finance
7 36 (27.69%) Oracle
7 36 (27.69%) Web Services
8 35 (26.92%) Spring
9 31 (23.85%) CSS
9 31 (23.85%) SQL Server
9 31 (23.85%) .NET
10 30 (23.08%) HTML
10 30 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (21.54%) C#
12 26 (20.00%) J2EE
13 24 (18.46%) jQuery
14 21 (16.15%) PL/SQL
14 21 (16.15%) E-Commerce
14 21 (16.15%) TDD
14 21 (16.15%) Front End Development
15 20 (15.38%) Banking
15 20 (15.38%) SOAP
15 20 (15.38%) JDBC
15 20 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (15.38%) Jenkins
16 19 (14.62%) Oracle Database
17 18 (13.85%) HTML5
17 18 (13.85%) Web Development
18 17 (13.08%) WebSphere

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 17 (13.08%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.31%) GeoServer
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.54%) Drupal
5 2 (1.54%) SAS
5 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.77%) IIS
6 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) HTTP
2 6 (4.62%) Internet
3 4 (3.08%) Network Security
4 2 (1.54%) Intranet
5 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.62%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.92%) OLAP
3 9 (6.92%) OLAP Cube
3 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (6.15%) Big Data
5 6 (4.62%) MySQL
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.08%) GIS
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.31%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (2.31%) QGIS
8 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 20 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.77%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (7.69%) Selenium
3 10 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.92%) JIRA
5 7 (5.38%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.38%) JUnit
6 6 (4.62%) Maven
6 6 (4.62%) Subversion
7 4 (3.08%) Checkstyle
7 4 (3.08%) FindBugs
7 4 (3.08%) Mockito
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (3.08%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.54%) Hudson
8 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (29.23%) Finance
2 20 (15.38%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Local Government
4 6 (4.62%) Publishing
5 3 (2.31%) International Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.92%) XML
2 36 (27.69%) Web Services
3 35 (26.92%) Spring
4 31 (23.85%) .NET
4 31 (23.85%) CSS
5 30 (23.08%) HTML
6 26 (20.00%) J2EE
7 24 (18.46%) jQuery
8 20 (15.38%) JDBC
8 20 (15.38%) SOAP
9 18 (13.85%) HTML5
10 16 (12.31%) CSS3
11 14 (10.77%) JAX-WS
11 14 (10.77%) WSDL
11 14 (10.77%) XSLT
12 12 (9.23%) JSON
12 12 (9.23%) Middleware
13 11 (8.46%) JAXB
14 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET
14 10 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.08%) Digital Media
2 4 (3.08%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.08%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.54%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.54%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.77%) LLPG
4 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.77%) NHS
4 1 (0.77%) Social Media
4 1 (0.77%) Telematics
4 1 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.46%) Linux
2 4 (3.08%) Windows
2 4 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.54%) MVC
2 30 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.15%) E-Commerce
3 21 (16.15%) Front End Development
3 21 (16.15%) TDD
4 20 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (13.85%) Web Development
6 17 (13.08%) Waterfall
7 16 (12.31%) ETL
8 15 (11.54%) Integration Testing
8 15 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (8.46%) AOP
10 11 (8.46%) Kanban
11 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.92%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (6.92%) Kimball Methodology
13 8 (6.15%) Analytics
14 7 (5.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (54.62%) Java
2 49 (37.69%) SQL
3 42 (32.31%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.54%) C#
5 21 (16.15%) PL/SQL
6 11 (8.46%) PHP
7 10 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.85%) VB
9 4 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.08%) XAML
10 3 (2.31%) Python
10 3 (2.31%) VBA
11 1 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) BS7666
Vendors
1 36 (27.69%) Oracle
2 14 (10.77%) Talend
3 10 (7.69%) IBM
4 9 (6.92%) Vertica
5 6 (4.62%) Sybase
5 6 (4.62%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.08%) Perforce
6 4 (3.08%) Tableau
7 3 (2.31%) Kofax
7 3 (2.31%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.77%) Adobe
8 1 (0.77%) ATG
8 1 (0.77%) hybris
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