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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 25.25% 23.85% 23.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.47% 24.76% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 21
Median daily rate £403 £394 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
91 105 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 91.92% 96.33% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 57
Median daily rate £365 £399 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £246 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +24.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.79 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.81%) Java
4 18 (26.87%) HTML
4 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
5 17 (25.37%) CSS
6 16 (23.88%) SQL
6 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
7 11 (16.42%) Web Services
7 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (16.42%) RESTful
8 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
8 10 (14.93%) Python
8 10 (14.93%) ETL
8 10 (14.93%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
9 9 (13.43%) C#
10 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.94%) .NET
10 8 (11.94%) MySQL
10 8 (11.94%) XML
10 8 (11.94%) Scrum
11 7 (10.45%) Finance
11 7 (10.45%) jQuery
11 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (10.45%) TDD
11 7 (10.45%) Front End Development
12 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (8.96%) Spring
12 6 (8.96%) Django

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 2 (2.99%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) JBoss
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) MySQL
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
6 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Local Government
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) HTML
2 17 (25.37%) CSS
3 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
4 11 (16.42%) RESTful
4 11 (16.42%) Web Services
5 8 (11.94%) .NET
5 8 (11.94%) XML
6 7 (10.45%) jQuery
7 6 (8.96%) Django
7 6 (8.96%) Spring
8 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (5.97%) J2EE
9 4 (5.97%) Node.js
10 3 (4.48%) JSON
10 3 (4.48%) MDX
10 3 (4.48%) Sass
11 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.99%) CSS3
11 2 (2.99%) Ember.js
11 2 (2.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.49%) Derivative
4 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.49%) RIA
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Android
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.93%) ETL
3 10 (14.93%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.94%) Scrum
6 7 (10.45%) Front End Development
6 7 (10.45%) TDD
7 6 (8.96%) OO
8 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.46%) DevOps
8 5 (7.46%) Microservices
9 4 (5.97%) Migration
9 4 (5.97%) MVC
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (4.48%) Analytics
10 3 (4.48%) Data Analytics
11 2 (2.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
2 26 (38.81%) Java
3 16 (23.88%) SQL
4 10 (14.93%) Python
5 9 (13.43%) C#
6 3 (4.48%) PHP
6 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.99%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) Groovy
8 1 (1.49%) COBOL
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Tableau
3 2 (2.99%) hybris
3 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.49%) Perforce
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.49%) Talend
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