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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 8 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 9 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 12.68% 17.98% 14.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.68% 18.18% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 22
Median daily rate £420 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £363 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%

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
71 88 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 100.00% 98.88% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 76 134
Median daily rate £378 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.02% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.25 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 February 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 17 (60.71%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) C#
3 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 10 (35.71%) Finance
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (21.43%) HTML
7 6 (21.43%) CSS
7 6 (21.43%) WCF
8 5 (17.86%) jQuery
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.29%) Banking
9 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 4 (14.29%) MVC
9 4 (14.29%) Web Design
9 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
10 3 (10.71%) iSeries
10 3 (10.71%) Time Sharing Option
10 3 (10.71%) Tandem
10 3 (10.71%) TDD
10 3 (10.71%) IBM Sterling
10 3 (10.71%) Axway
10 3 (10.71%) ISPF
10 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.71%) B2B
10 3 (10.71%) IBM

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 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) Informix
2 2 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.57%) Power BI
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 6 (21.43%) WCF
5 5 (17.86%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) ISPF
6 3 (10.71%) Middleware
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.14%) XSLT
8 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.57%) CSS3
8 1 (3.57%) HTML5
8 1 (3.57%) MDX
8 1 (3.57%) Sass
8 1 (3.57%) WinForms
8 1 (3.57%) XML
8 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) iSeries
1 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
1 3 (10.71%) Tandem
2 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Unix
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (14.29%) MVC
1 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 4 (14.29%) Web Design
1 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
2 3 (10.71%) B2B
2 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.71%) ETL
2 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.71%) Service Management
2 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 2 (7.14%) BDD
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) ETL Development
4 1 (3.57%) Front End Development
4 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) JCL
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) VB6
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Axway
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP