The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 112 121 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 16 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.26% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.28% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 19
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£375 £338 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £283 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £428 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +7.14%
Applications Developer
England

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
2867 2506 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.99% 92.92% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1641 1286 1243
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 181 180
Average hourly rate £18.13 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.67 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 29 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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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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
Merseyside - 5 £408 - 1
Manchester -2 4 £290 -29.69% 5
Cheshire +4 3 £500 +73.91% 2
Lancashire - 1 £350 - 3
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (37.50%) SOA
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) XML
3 7 (29.17%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) WCF
4 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (20.83%) REST
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.83%) XPath
5 5 (20.83%) XQuery
5 5 (20.83%) HTTP
5 5 (20.83%) MQSeries
5 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.83%) OOP
5 5 (20.83%) IIS
5 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) Java

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (20.83%) MQSeries
1 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) MS Access
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) JUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) WCF
3 5 (20.83%) REST
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.67%) MSMQ
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) Middleware
6 2 (8.33%) J2ME
6 2 (8.33%) J2SE
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) WPF
7 1 (4.17%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.17%) PhoneGap
7 1 (4.17%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) STB
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Telematics
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) VME
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) SOA
2 8 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) OOP
4 4 (16.67%) Release Management
4 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.33%) OOD
6 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) XPath
2 5 (20.83%) XQuery
2 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) COBOL
6 1 (4.17%) VB6
6 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.17%) XAML
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Informatica
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Pegasus
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
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