The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Halifax region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 6 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 18.18% 27.00% 11.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.05% 27.55% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 17
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £475
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 Halifax 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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
63 98 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 95.45% 98.00% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 80 134
Median daily rate £350 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Halifax region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Halifax region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Halifax region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 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 Halifax region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
4 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) Web Services
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) WCF
7 5 (17.24%) jQuery
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
9 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
9 3 (10.34%) Web Design
9 3 (10.34%) Data Management
9 3 (10.34%) Spring
9 3 (10.34%) Maven
9 3 (10.34%) JSP
9 3 (10.34%) J2EE
9 3 (10.34%) JUnit
9 3 (10.34%) Java
9 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.34%) Web Testing

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Informix
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) Power BI
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JUnit
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Moq
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
4 6 (20.69%) CSS
4 6 (20.69%) HTML
5 5 (17.24%) jQuery
5 5 (17.24%) WCF
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.34%) J2EE
6 3 (10.34%) JSP
6 3 (10.34%) Spring
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.90%) CSS3
7 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.90%) HTML5
7 2 (6.90%) XML
7 2 (6.90%) XSLT
8 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.69%) TDD
2 5 (17.24%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Data Management
4 3 (10.34%) Web Design
4 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
5 2 (6.90%) BDD
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) VB6
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos
2 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle