The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 86 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.25% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +47.05%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1283 1142 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.20% 93.99% 90.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 584 659
Average daily rate £338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 87 108
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
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Job
Vacancies
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Applications Developer
North West

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) MS Access
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) JBoss
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) Groovy
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) SAP PM
5 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP PM
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Groovy
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (10.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft