The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Developer
Rank 127 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.22% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.24% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £15.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+67.92% -24.07%
Systems 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
2909 2523 2391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.79% 92.08% 90.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1289 1225
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 179 178
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.78 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £42.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems 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 Systems Developer across the North West region.

Systems Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Systems 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 Systems Developer across the North West region.

Systems Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Systems 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 Systems Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester - 3 £288 - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Systems 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 Systems Developer in their job title.

1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
4 4 (30.77%) Data Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Northgate
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) RAD
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) VMS
5 3 (23.08%) Toad
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (23.08%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Systems 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 Systems Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (23.08%) SQLPlus
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (23.08%) Toad
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
2 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) VMS
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (30.77%) Data Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) RAD
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) GMP
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Northgate
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat