The median contractor rate for a Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - 1
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 2 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 6.06% - 52.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% - 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Median daily rate £363 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 33 19 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 18
Median daily rate £338 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £149 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +143.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Bolton

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Bolton

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Bolton

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Bolton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) EPiServer
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) DSDM
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Case Management
4 2 (25.00%) BPMN
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) MDX
5 1 (12.50%) QlikView
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Power BI
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) BPMN
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Case Management
2 2 (25.00%) DSDM
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau