The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 7 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% 0.17% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.17% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £425 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £38.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.61% +35.96%

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
1253 1728 1455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.42% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 992 816
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Android
2 11 (91.67%) Mobile App
3 10 (83.33%) Android Development
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (58.33%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) ES6
6 5 (41.67%) Pixi.js
6 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (33.33%) WebGL
7 4 (33.33%) Change Control
7 4 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (33.33%) iPhone
7 4 (33.33%) BDD
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) SQLite
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
7 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (33.33%) Games
7 4 (33.33%) Cocoa
7 4 (33.33%) Xcode
7 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
7 4 (33.33%) Apple Swift
7 4 (33.33%) CocoaPods
7 4 (33.33%) React Native

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 4 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Android Studio
2 4 (33.33%) CocoaPods
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (8.33%) Babel
3 1 (8.33%) webpack
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Pixi.js
2 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 4 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 4 (33.33%) React
2 4 (33.33%) React Native
2 4 (33.33%) WebGL
3 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (33.33%) iPhone
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Android
2 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Android Development
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) 3D Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Game Development
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) ES6
4 4 (33.33%) Apple Swift
4 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance