The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 116 206 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.92% 23.12% 24.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.16% 24.94% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 152 120
Median daily rate £394 £356 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £499 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
461 826 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.05% 92.70% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 530 393
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 £180 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 45
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.31 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Warrington +4 36 £400 -11.11% 18
Chester +2 25 £403 +2.22% 18
Macclesfield -1 12 £410 +40.17% 15
Crewe +1 8 £400 - 8
Knutsford 0 3 £369 -10.60% 1
Runcorn - 2 £375 - 2
Northwich 0 1 - - 3
Wilmslow 0 1 £376 +25.33% 4
Ellesmere Port -1 1 £338 +12.50% 2
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Cheshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 114 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (38.23%) JavaScript
3 83 (28.33%) Java
4 82 (27.99%) HTML
5 77 (26.28%) CSS
6 67 (22.87%) SQL Server
6 67 (22.87%) SQL
7 62 (21.16%) C#
8 61 (20.82%) AngularJS
9 60 (20.48%) .NET
10 52 (17.75%) TDD
11 48 (16.38%) jQuery
12 47 (16.04%) Microsoft
13 45 (15.36%) E-Commerce
14 43 (14.68%) Spring
15 42 (14.33%) RESTful
16 41 (13.99%) Web Services
17 37 (12.63%) Finance
17 37 (12.63%) Scrum
18 36 (12.29%) ETL
19 34 (11.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 32 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 32 (10.92%) HTML5
20 32 (10.92%) Front End Development
21 31 (10.58%) CSS3
22 30 (10.24%) MVC
22 30 (10.24%) CRM
23 29 (9.90%) XML
23 29 (9.90%) ASP.NET
24 28 (9.56%) Performance Tuning

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 16 (5.46%) CMS
2 15 (5.12%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.37%) Apache
6 3 (1.02%) IIS
6 3 (1.02%) JBoss
6 3 (1.02%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.02%) WordPress
7 2 (0.68%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.68%) SAS
7 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.34%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.34%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (9.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.39%) Magento
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.37%) HTTP
2 3 (1.02%) AMQP
2 3 (1.02%) Intranet
3 2 (0.68%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.17%) MySQL
5 16 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (4.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (3.07%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (3.07%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.39%) Essbase
10 7 (2.39%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.39%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (2.05%) Data Mart
11 6 (2.05%) Star Schema
12 5 (1.71%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.71%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (7.51%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.48%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.80%) gulp
4 13 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 13 (4.44%) Grunt
4 13 (4.44%) Selenium
5 9 (3.07%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.39%) JUnit
6 7 (2.39%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (2.39%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (1.71%) Maven
8 4 (1.37%) ERwin
8 4 (1.37%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.02%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.02%) JIRA
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.02%) Subversion
9 3 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (12.63%) Finance
2 12 (4.10%) Banking
2 12 (4.10%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.39%) Advertising
4 4 (1.37%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.37%) Retail
5 3 (1.02%) Publishing
6 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.68%) Local Government
6 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.34%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (27.99%) HTML
2 77 (26.28%) CSS
3 61 (20.82%) AngularJS
4 60 (20.48%) .NET
5 48 (16.38%) jQuery
6 43 (14.68%) Spring
7 42 (14.33%) RESTful
8 41 (13.99%) Web Services
9 32 (10.92%) HTML5
10 31 (10.58%) CSS3
11 29 (9.90%) ASP.NET
11 29 (9.90%) XML
12 24 (8.19%) .NET Framework
13 22 (7.51%) JSON
14 21 (7.17%) REST
15 18 (6.14%) Dropwizard
16 15 (5.12%) Entity Framework
16 15 (5.12%) SOAP
17 14 (4.78%) Hibernate
18 13 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.07%) Mobile App
1 9 (3.07%) User Experience
2 8 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.39%) Data Integration
3 7 (2.39%) Replication
4 5 (1.71%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.02%) NHS
7 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.68%) Derivative
7 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.68%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.34%) Robotics
8 1 (0.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.12%) Windows
2 13 (4.44%) Linux
3 8 (2.73%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.71%) Android
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (17.75%) TDD
3 45 (15.36%) E-Commerce
4 37 (12.63%) Scrum
5 36 (12.29%) ETL
6 32 (10.92%) Front End Development
7 30 (10.24%) CRM
7 30 (10.24%) MVC
8 28 (9.56%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (8.19%) Web Development
11 23 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (6.48%) Unit Testing
13 18 (6.14%) OO
14 15 (5.12%) Kanban
15 13 (4.44%) Content Management
15 13 (4.44%) Pair Programming
15 13 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (4.44%) Workflow
16 12 (4.10%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 112 (38.23%) JavaScript
2 83 (28.33%) Java
3 67 (22.87%) SQL
4 62 (21.16%) C#
5 21 (7.17%) PHP
5 21 (7.17%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.44%) Python
7 8 (2.73%) C++
8 7 (2.39%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.05%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.71%) Go
11 4 (1.37%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.37%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.37%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.37%) VB
12 3 (1.02%) Perl
12 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.68%) Groovy
13 2 (0.68%) Scala
13 2 (0.68%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (2.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.34%) MISRA
2 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Control-M
1 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.83%) Oracle
3 14 (4.78%) hybris
4 11 (3.75%) ATG
5 8 (2.73%) Tableau
5 8 (2.73%) Zend
6 7 (2.39%) Hyperion
6 7 (2.39%) Talend
7 3 (1.02%) Adobe
7 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.02%) SAP
8 2 (0.68%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.68%) IBM
8 2 (0.68%) Perforce
8 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.34%) Kony
9 1 (0.34%) MuleSoft
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group
Rate: £290 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago