The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 14 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 15 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 12.10% 17.07% 10.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 18.06% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 15
Average daily rate
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£438 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
120 155 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 96.77% 94.51% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 120 160
Average daily rate £430 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +81.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 13 (37.14%) Mainframe
2 11 (31.43%) MVC
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 10 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 9 (25.71%) JSON
4 9 (25.71%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
4 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
4 9 (25.71%) Banking
5 8 (22.86%) Finance
5 8 (22.86%) IBM
5 8 (22.86%) SQL
6 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.00%) .NET
6 7 (20.00%) HTML
6 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.00%) DB2
6 7 (20.00%) SAS
6 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (20.00%) AIX
6 7 (20.00%) ClearCase
6 7 (20.00%) Workflow
6 7 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (20.00%) ClearQuest
6 7 (20.00%) Workflow Management
7 6 (17.14%) Retail
7 6 (17.14%) XML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 7 (20.00%) SAS
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) DB2
3 6 (17.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (14.29%) SQLite
4 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (11.43%) OLAP
5 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (5.71%) Base SAS
7 2 (5.71%) MS Access
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (20.00%) ClearQuest
2 5 (14.29%) Xcode
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (25.71%) Banking
2 8 (22.86%) Finance
3 6 (17.14%) Retail
4 5 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (25.71%) JSON
3 7 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) .NET
4 6 (17.14%) CSS
4 6 (17.14%) XML
4 6 (17.14%) HTML5
4 6 (17.14%) REST
5 5 (14.29%) jQuery
5 5 (14.29%) PhoneGap
5 5 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.43%) RESTful
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (8.57%) Web Services
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Mainframe
2 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
3 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (17.14%) Credit Risk
5 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.71%) iSeries
6 2 (5.71%) Clustering
6 2 (5.71%) Online Games
7 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) AIX
3 6 (17.14%) Android
3 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.43%) UNIX
5 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) MVC
2 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
3 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (20.00%) Workflow
3 7 (20.00%) Workflow Management
4 5 (14.29%) ETL
5 4 (11.43%) Android Development
5 4 (11.43%) iOS Development
6 3 (8.57%) Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Coaching
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.86%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) IBM
3 6 (17.14%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.71%) Business Objects