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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 38 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 24.05% 6.33% 11.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.36% 6.76% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 14
Median daily rate £338 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £332 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £466 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.48 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.73% +10.22%
Developer
West Yorkshire

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
156 148 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 98.73% 93.67% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 111 136
Median daily rate £375 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £473 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 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 Halifax region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 16 (37.21%) XML
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
2 13 (30.23%) HTML
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) RESTful
4 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
4 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
4 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
4 10 (23.26%) Apache Cordova
4 10 (23.26%) JSON
4 10 (23.26%) Android
5 8 (18.60%) SQLite
5 8 (18.60%) Spring
5 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
5 8 (18.60%) Java
5 8 (18.60%) J2EE
5 8 (18.60%) JSP
6 7 (16.28%) SAS
6 7 (16.28%) JUnit
6 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 7 (16.28%) Maven
7 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
7 6 (13.95%) gulp
7 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
7 6 (13.95%) Oracle
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
7 6 (13.95%) C#

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 7 (16.28%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQLite
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (11.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.33%) OLAP
6 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) JUnit
1 7 (16.28%) Maven
2 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) gulp
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.33%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) XML
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
2 13 (30.23%) HTML
3 11 (25.58%) RESTful
4 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
4 10 (23.26%) Apache Cordova
4 10 (23.26%) JSON
5 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
5 8 (18.60%) J2EE
5 8 (18.60%) JSP
5 8 (18.60%) Spring
6 5 (11.63%) .NET
6 5 (11.63%) Web Services
7 3 (6.98%) WCF
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.65%) CGI
8 2 (4.65%) jQuery
9 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
2 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Android
1 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) TDD
3 6 (13.95%) ETL
4 5 (11.63%) Web Development
5 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.98%) MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) ETL Development
7 2 (4.65%) Line Management
7 2 (4.65%) SOA
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.60%) Java
3 6 (13.95%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) Perl
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) COBOL
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft