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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 9 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 20 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.76% 7.32% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.99% 7.74% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
Developer
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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
154 155 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 90.59% 94.51% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 128 78
Average daily rate £365 £365 £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £292 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 15 (34.88%) SAS
3 13 (30.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 12 (27.91%) C#
4 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 12 (27.91%) .NET
5 11 (25.58%) XML
6 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (23.26%) Web Services
7 7 (16.28%) UNIX
7 7 (16.28%) ETL
7 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
7 7 (16.28%) WCF
7 7 (16.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (13.95%) Banking
8 6 (13.95%) Data Management
8 6 (13.95%) SOAP
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.63%) VBA
9 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
9 5 (11.63%) AIX
10 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
10 4 (9.30%) Informatica
10 4 (9.30%) OLAP
10 4 (9.30%) Credit Risk
10 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (34.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (16.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.30%) OLAP
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (9.30%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) .NET
2 11 (25.58%) XML
3 10 (23.26%) Web Services
4 7 (16.28%) WCF
5 6 (13.95%) SOAP
6 3 (6.98%) CSS
6 3 (6.98%) HTML
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.65%) WinForms
7 2 (4.65%) jQuery
8 1 (2.33%) CSS3
8 1 (2.33%) XPages
8 1 (2.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) UNIX
2 5 (11.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (16.28%) ETL
2 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.95%) Data Management
4 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) Data Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Coaching
7 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.33%) Web Development
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.33%) Content Management
7 1 (2.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) C#
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) VBA
2 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) LotusScript
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Informatica
2 1 (2.33%) VMware
2 1 (2.33%) Lotus
2 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
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