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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 117 133 122
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 42 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.57% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 7
Median daily rate £399 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £346 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.62% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £23.65 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
3564 3529 2932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 94.92% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2218 2051 1580
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 190 174
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire -3 14 £475 +35.71%
Lancashire - 12 £348 - 2
Manchester 0 8 £389 +3.60% 5
Merseyside - 8 £385 - 2
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) Java
3 23 (35.38%) JSON
4 18 (27.69%) HTML
4 18 (27.69%) XML
5 16 (24.62%) CSS
5 16 (24.62%) Finance
6 15 (23.08%) SOAP
6 15 (23.08%) SQL
6 15 (23.08%) Mobile App
7 14 (21.54%) HTML5
7 14 (21.54%) .NET
7 14 (21.54%) Web Services
8 13 (20.00%) J2EE
8 13 (20.00%) C#
8 13 (20.00%) BDD
9 12 (18.46%) RESTful
9 12 (18.46%) jQuery
9 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
9 12 (18.46%) Spring
10 11 (16.92%) JAXB
10 11 (16.92%) WSDL
10 11 (16.92%) Oracle
10 11 (16.92%) VB
10 11 (16.92%) JDBC
10 11 (16.92%) AOP
10 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (16.92%) Integration Testing
10 11 (16.92%) JAX-WS

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 5 (7.69%) Apache
1 5 (7.69%) GeoServer
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.08%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.08%) JBoss
3 2 (3.08%) SAS
3 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.08%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) HTTP
1 5 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 5 (7.69%) LDAP
2 2 (3.08%) Skype
2 2 (3.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (9.23%) GIS
3 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.69%) QGIS
4 5 (7.69%) Spatial Data
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.62%) MySQL
5 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.08%) SQLite
7 1 (1.54%) MS Access
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) Android Studio
3 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.08%) CocoaPods
4 2 (3.08%) Subversion
4 2 (3.08%) Xcode
5 1 (1.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) Gradle
5 1 (1.54%) Grunt
5 1 (1.54%) gulp
5 1 (1.54%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) JUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) NetBeans
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Local Government
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.38%) JSON
2 18 (27.69%) HTML
2 18 (27.69%) XML
3 16 (24.62%) CSS
4 15 (23.08%) SOAP
5 14 (21.54%) .NET
5 14 (21.54%) HTML5
5 14 (21.54%) Web Services
6 13 (20.00%) J2EE
7 12 (18.46%) jQuery
7 12 (18.46%) RESTful
7 12 (18.46%) Spring
8 11 (16.92%) CSS3
8 11 (16.92%) JAXB
8 11 (16.92%) JAX-WS
8 11 (16.92%) JDBC
8 11 (16.92%) WSDL
9 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.08%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) iPhone
3 1 (1.54%) LLPG
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
3 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.54%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Android
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (4.62%) Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) BDD
3 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
4 11 (16.92%) AOP
4 11 (16.92%) Integration Testing
4 11 (16.92%) Kanban
4 11 (16.92%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
5 8 (12.31%) Mobile Development
5 8 (12.31%) Scrum
6 6 (9.23%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (9.23%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 5 (7.69%) Microservices
7 5 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (7.69%) OO
8 4 (6.15%) iOS Development
8 4 (6.15%) MVC
8 4 (6.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
2 24 (36.92%) Java
3 15 (23.08%) SQL
4 13 (20.00%) C#
5 11 (16.92%) VB
6 10 (15.38%) Python
7 5 (7.69%) Lua
7 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 4 (6.15%) Objective-C
8 4 (6.15%) PHP
8 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.15%) XAML
9 3 (4.62%) Apple Swift
9 3 (4.62%) C++
9 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.08%) CFML
10 2 (3.08%) Ruby
10 2 (3.08%) Scala
10 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.54%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) BS7666
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.08%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.08%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.54%) Axway
5 1 (1.54%) Endeca
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
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