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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 102 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£430 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -16.66%
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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 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
1742 1263 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.56% 95.03% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1034 757 577
Average daily rate £375 £326 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 89
Average hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
3 3 (42.86%) SQLite
3 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Android Development
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) XHTML
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQLite
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree