The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
England / North West
Rank 119 137 121
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 14 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.57% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 8
Median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £327 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.94 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +50.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2491 3537 3103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.93% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 2113 1701
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 189 198
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.30% +42.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 7 £425 +6.25% 6
Merseyside +2 6 £350 +7.69%
Cheshire +14 1 - - 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 13 (59.09%) Mobile App
2 12 (54.55%) Android
3 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) Android Development
5 9 (40.91%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 6 (27.27%) BDD
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) TDD
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 5 (22.73%) ES6
8 5 (22.73%) Pixi.js
8 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
8 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
8 5 (22.73%) WebGL
9 4 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (18.18%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
9 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 4 (18.18%) Android Studio
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (18.18%) React
9 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 4 (18.18%) Apple Swift

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) TestFlight
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Datadog
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) SQLite
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (18.18%) Android Studio
3 4 (18.18%) CocoaPods
3 4 (18.18%) Xcode
4 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.55%) Babel
4 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Gradle
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.55%) Spock
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (4.55%) webpack
General
1 4 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Pixi.js
1 5 (22.73%) WebGL
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (18.18%) Cocoa
2 4 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
2 4 (18.18%) React
2 4 (18.18%) React Native
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) XSLT
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Games
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Android
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
4 4 (18.18%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Android Development
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) Change Control
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 4 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) 3D Programming
6 2 (9.09%) Game Development
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) API Design
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.55%) Logistics
7 1 (4.55%) Microservices
7 1 (4.55%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) ES6
4 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
5 4 (18.18%) Apple Swift
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.09%) VBScript
7 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) SAP