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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 145 146 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 8 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 5
Median daily rate £405 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.28% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £341 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £448 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.26% +1.66%
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
3306 4265 2993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.48% 95.20% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2110 2600 1698
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 212 198
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Manchester -6 5 £335 -22.09% 5
Cheshire +8 3 £475 +28.81%
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.82%) JSON
4 15 (30.61%) HTML
4 15 (30.61%) BDD
5 14 (28.57%) Finance
5 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 13 (26.53%) J2EE
6 13 (26.53%) Web Services
6 13 (26.53%) CSS
7 12 (24.49%) SOAP
7 12 (24.49%) Kanban
7 12 (24.49%) Spring
8 11 (22.45%) AOP
8 11 (22.45%) JAX-WS
8 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (22.45%) Integration Testing
8 11 (22.45%) WSDL
8 11 (22.45%) JAXB
8 11 (22.45%) JDBC
8 11 (22.45%) XML
8 11 (22.45%) HTML5
8 11 (22.45%) Waterfall
8 11 (22.45%) RESTful
8 11 (22.45%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
9 10 (20.41%) SQL
10 9 (18.37%) Mobile Development
11 7 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra

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 (10.20%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.08%) ColdFusion
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
1 5 (10.20%) HTTPS
1 5 (10.20%) LDAP
2 2 (4.08%) Skype
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.08%) SQLite
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Android Studio
2 2 (4.08%) CocoaPods
2 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) Xcode
3 1 (2.04%) Grunt
3 1 (2.04%) gulp
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) JSON
2 15 (30.61%) HTML
3 13 (26.53%) CSS
3 13 (26.53%) J2EE
3 13 (26.53%) Web Services
4 12 (24.49%) SOAP
4 12 (24.49%) Spring
5 11 (22.45%) HTML5
5 11 (22.45%) JAXB
5 11 (22.45%) JAX-WS
5 11 (22.45%) JDBC
5 11 (22.45%) RESTful
5 11 (22.45%) WSDL
5 11 (22.45%) XML
6 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
7 7 (14.29%) CSS3
8 6 (12.24%) Express
8 6 (12.24%) MEAN Stack
8 6 (12.24%) Node.js
9 5 (10.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Android
1 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.04%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) BDD
3 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 12 (24.49%) Kanban
5 11 (22.45%) AOP
5 11 (22.45%) Integration Testing
5 11 (22.45%) System Integration Testing
5 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (22.45%) Waterfall
6 9 (18.37%) Mobile Development
7 6 (12.24%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (10.20%) Microservices
8 5 (10.20%) TDD
9 4 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.08%) Data Management
11 2 (4.08%) Migration
11 2 (4.08%) Scrum
11 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Java
1 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.41%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) Lua
3 6 (12.24%) VB
4 5 (10.20%) Objective-C
5 3 (6.12%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) CFML
6 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Scala
6 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) JCL
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.12%) WorldPay
3 2 (4.08%) Hortonworks
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Axway
4 1 (2.04%) Endeca