The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 42 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.76% 0.63% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.67% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£371 £375 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £375 £476
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Applications Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
358 299 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.40% 93.73% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 175 122
Average daily rate £380 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 26
Average hourly rate £26.83 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £30.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the Lancashire region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer across the Lancashire region.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes - 2 £380 -
Preston - 1 £363 - 1
Blackburn - - - -
Applications Developer
North West

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) MQSeries
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) COBOL
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) VME
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) WSDL
4 1 (14.29%) SSL

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) COBOL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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