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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 127 138 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 35 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.56% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.59% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 10
Median daily rate £385 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £346 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.54 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.82%
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
3735 3531 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.51% 94.72% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 1991 1560
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 211 194
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -6 13 £448 +27.85% 1
Lancashire +13 11 £345 -4.82% 2
Manchester -15 6 £373 +2.05% 4
Merseyside - 5 £385 -
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (37.50%) Java
4 16 (28.57%) HTML
4 16 (28.57%) JSON
5 15 (26.79%) Mobile App
6 14 (25.00%) .NET
7 13 (23.21%) CSS
7 13 (23.21%) XML
7 13 (23.21%) C#
7 13 (23.21%) SQL
7 13 (23.21%) Oracle
8 12 (21.43%) jQuery
8 12 (21.43%) HTML5
9 11 (19.64%) VB
10 10 (17.86%) Finance
10 10 (17.86%) SOAP
10 10 (17.86%) Python
11 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.07%) Scrum
11 9 (16.07%) CSS3
12 8 (14.29%) Local Government
12 8 (14.29%) Web Services
13 7 (12.50%) J2EE
13 7 (12.50%) Ajax
13 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
13 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 7 (12.50%) Mobile Development
13 7 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (10.71%) BDD

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 6 (10.71%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) GeoServer
2 5 (8.93%) Node.js
3 4 (7.14%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.57%) SAS
6 1 (1.79%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) HTTP
1 5 (8.93%) HTTPS
1 5 (8.93%) LDAP
2 1 (1.79%) Skype
2 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (10.71%) GIS
4 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.93%) QGIS
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.36%) MySQL
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.57%) SQLite
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) Android Studio
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) CocoaPods
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) Xcode
4 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Local Government
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) HTML
1 16 (28.57%) JSON
2 14 (25.00%) .NET
3 13 (23.21%) CSS
3 13 (23.21%) XML
4 12 (21.43%) HTML5
4 12 (21.43%) jQuery
5 10 (17.86%) SOAP
6 9 (16.07%) CSS3
7 8 (14.29%) Web Services
8 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 7 (12.50%) Ajax
8 7 (12.50%) J2EE
9 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
9 6 (10.71%) RESTful
9 6 (10.71%) Spring
9 6 (10.71%) WPF
9 6 (10.71%) WSDL
10 5 (8.93%) JAXB
10 5 (8.93%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
3 1 (1.79%) LLPG
3 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.79%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Android
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.07%) Scrum
3 7 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.71%) BDD
4 6 (10.71%) Extreme Programming
4 6 (10.71%) OO
4 6 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) AOP
5 5 (8.93%) Change Management
5 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
5 5 (8.93%) Kanban
5 5 (8.93%) Microservices
5 5 (8.93%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (8.93%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 21 (37.50%) Java
3 13 (23.21%) C#
3 13 (23.21%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) VB
5 10 (17.86%) Python
6 5 (8.93%) Lua
6 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 4 (7.14%) PHP
7 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.14%) XAML
8 3 (5.36%) Apple Swift
8 3 (5.36%) C++
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) Scala
10 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.79%) CFML
10 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) BS7666
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.57%) Kofax
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.79%) Axway
5 1 (1.79%) Endeca
5 1 (1.79%) WorldPay
Manchester
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Rate: competitive
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