The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Developer
Rank 127 127 140
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.074% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.080% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£445 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.75% -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £428 £419
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2819 2504 2951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.53% 92.40% 91.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1193 1497
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 192 230
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Developer
England

Technical Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Developer across the North West region.

Technical Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Developer across the North West region.

Technical Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
Manchester -2 1 - - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Technical Developer
England

Technical Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Developer in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MS Access
4 2 (28.57%) Toad
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Sage
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (14.29%) SAP PM
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (28.57%) Toad
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
1 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Sage
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss