The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Halifax region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 9 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 20 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.90% 7.18% 11.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.82% 7.83% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 23
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£425 £320 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -28.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £281 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £444 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
156 166 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 92.86% 91.71% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 114 167
Average daily rate £425 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Developer
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Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle
3 10 (32.26%) .NET
3 10 (32.26%) MVC
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
4 8 (25.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (22.58%) Mainframe
5 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
5 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
6 6 (19.35%) ClearCase
6 6 (19.35%) ETL
6 6 (19.35%) C#
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (16.13%) JSON
7 5 (16.13%) Workflow Management
7 5 (16.13%) DB2
7 5 (16.13%) AIX
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
7 5 (16.13%) IBM
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) ClearQuest

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (6.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) DB2
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.45%) MS Access
8 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
8 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (3.23%) OLAP
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) ClearCase
2 5 (16.13%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.23%) ERwin
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (19.35%) jQuery
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.13%) Web Services
4 5 (16.13%) JSON
4 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (12.90%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.68%) HTML
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (6.45%) WCF
7 2 (6.45%) SOAP
7 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (3.23%) Middleware
8 1 (3.23%) XSD
8 1 (3.23%) XSLT
8 1 (3.23%) WSDL
8 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Mainframe
1 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) AIX
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) MVC
2 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
2 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (19.35%) ETL
4 5 (16.13%) Workflow
4 5 (16.13%) Workflow Management
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Data Management
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) UML
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.23%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.90%) VB
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) VB6
5 2 (6.45%) VBA
6 1 (3.23%) C
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
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