The median contractor rate for a Applications Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
England / North West
Rank 119 137 129
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 9 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.64% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Median daily rate £450 £338 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -9.39%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £39.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.23 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +21.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2431 3618 3289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.04% 94.24% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 2143 1743
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 180 198
Median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +38.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.98 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the North West

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in the North West

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Developer in the North West

Applications Developer
Contractor 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 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer 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 22 March 2017. 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 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 +15 5 £450 - 2
Merseyside +3 4 £373 +14.61% 1
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 12 (57.14%) Android
1 12 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 10 (47.62%) Android Development
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 8 (38.10%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) BDD
5 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
5 5 (23.81%) ES6
5 5 (23.81%) Pixi.js
6 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (19.05%) Apple Swift
6 4 (19.05%) CocoaPods
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) React
6 4 (19.05%) iOS Development
6 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (19.05%) Android Studio
6 4 (19.05%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (19.05%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (19.05%) WebGL
6 4 (19.05%) Cocoa Touch

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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) TestFlight
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Datadog
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) SQLite
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) Android Studio
3 4 (19.05%) CocoaPods
3 4 (19.05%) Xcode
4 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.76%) Babel
4 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) Gradle
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.76%) Spock
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Pixi.js
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
2 4 (19.05%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (19.05%) Cocoa
2 4 (19.05%) Cocoa Touch
2 4 (19.05%) React
2 4 (19.05%) React Native
2 4 (19.05%) WebGL
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) XSLT
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) iPhone
3 2 (9.52%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Android
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Android Development
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) BDD
3 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Change Control
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) iOS Development
4 4 (19.05%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) 3D Programming
5 2 (9.52%) Game Development
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) Microservices
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) ES6
5 4 (19.05%) Apple Swift
5 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
6 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.52%) VBScript
7 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
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