The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 18 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 42.86% 27.08% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.90% 31.71% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 3
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£325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £245 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford 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
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 97.62% 85.42% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 26
Average daily rate £325 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Salford region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Salford region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Salford region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 13 (41.94%) Android
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (35.48%) OO
4 10 (32.26%) Java
4 10 (32.26%) .NET
5 9 (29.03%) XML
5 9 (29.03%) C#
5 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
6 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
6 8 (25.81%) DOM
6 8 (25.81%) XSLT
6 8 (25.81%) Servlets
6 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) J2SE
6 8 (25.81%) JMS
6 8 (25.81%) HTTP
6 8 (25.81%) XML Schema
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (25.81%) Grails
6 8 (25.81%) Spring
6 8 (25.81%) Maven
6 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
6 8 (25.81%) XPath
6 8 (25.81%) Hazelcast
7 7 (22.58%) OOD
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
1 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (25.81%) Hazelcast
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Maven
2 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.68%) Calabash
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) XML
3 8 (25.81%) DOM
3 8 (25.81%) XSLT
3 8 (25.81%) Servlets
3 8 (25.81%) J2SE
3 8 (25.81%) JMS
3 8 (25.81%) XML Schema
3 8 (25.81%) Spring
3 8 (25.81%) Grails
4 5 (16.13%) SAX
4 5 (16.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (9.68%) Ajax
5 3 (9.68%) WCF
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) JSON
6 2 (6.45%) jQuery
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) iPhone
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Animation
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Android
2 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) OO
2 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
3 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
4 7 (22.58%) OOD
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
7 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.45%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) ETL
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) C#
3 8 (25.81%) XPath
4 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) VB6
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.45%) VB
6 2 (6.45%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft