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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 9 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 27 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 17.65% 20.83% 12.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.88% 22.29% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £284 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £513
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 £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
143 157 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 93.46% 93.45% 97.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 112 186
Average daily rate £425 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +93.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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 (36.11%) Mainframe
2 12 (33.33%) MVC
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
3 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
3 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 9 (25.00%) Linux
5 9 (25.00%) Finance
5 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (25.00%) JSON
5 9 (25.00%) Banking
6 8 (22.22%) IBM
6 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (22.22%) ClearCase
6 8 (22.22%) XML
6 8 (22.22%) .NET
7 7 (19.44%) HTML
7 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 7 (19.44%) SQL
7 7 (19.44%) DB2
7 7 (19.44%) CSS
7 7 (19.44%) AIX
7 7 (19.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (19.44%) Workflow
7 7 (19.44%) SAS
7 7 (19.44%) ClearQuest
7 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (19.44%) Workflow Management
8 6 (16.67%) Retail

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
2 7 (19.44%) SAS
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) DB2
3 6 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (13.89%) SQLite
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (11.11%) OLAP
5 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.56%) Base SAS
7 2 (5.56%) MS Access
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 7 (19.44%) ClearQuest
3 5 (13.89%) Xcode
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
1 9 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (25.00%) JSON
3 8 (22.22%) .NET
3 8 (22.22%) XML
4 7 (19.44%) HTML
4 7 (19.44%) CSS
5 6 (16.67%) jQuery
5 6 (16.67%) HTML5
5 6 (16.67%) REST
6 5 (13.89%) PhoneGap
6 5 (13.89%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (13.89%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.11%) RESTful
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (8.33%) Web Services
9 2 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Mainframe
2 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (16.67%) Credit Risk
5 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.56%) iSeries
6 2 (5.56%) Clustering
6 2 (5.56%) Online Games
7 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) AIX
3 6 (16.67%) Android
3 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) MVC
2 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (19.44%) Workflow
4 7 (19.44%) Workflow Management
5 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
6 4 (11.11%) Android Development
6 4 (11.11%) iOS Development
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Data Management
9 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Coaching
9 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.78%) Data Architecture
9 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) IBM
3 6 (16.67%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.56%) Business Objects