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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 95 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.51% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £282 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £335 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.42% -12.30%
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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 £338 -
Applications Developer
North West

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) .NET
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Apple iOS
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Objective-C
4 6 (35.29%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
5 5 (29.41%) Ajax
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) IIS
6 4 (23.53%) Xcode
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 4 (23.53%) WCF
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQLite
6 1 (5.88%) DB2
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (23.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (23.53%) Xcode
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) MSI
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) WiX
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) Ajax
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 4 (23.53%) Android SDK
4 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) PhoneGap
4 4 (23.53%) WCF
5 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
6 2 (11.76%) OSGi
7 1 (5.88%) Java EE
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Apple iOS
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
1 6 (35.29%) OO
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Content Management
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Android Development
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) Objective-C
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) OCPJP
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Appcelerator
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Xamarin
3 3 (17.65%) EPiServer
3 3 (17.65%) OpenText