The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 167 155 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.37% 18.67% 22.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.90% 20.37% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 80 135
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £47.50 £43.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +9.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £41.50 £40.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £50.00 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Developer
North West

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
799 761 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.69% 91.69% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 351 473
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 47 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.67% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.77 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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 20 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Warrington -3 48 £375 +15.38% 24
Chester -3 25 £275 -13.38% 21
Crewe +2 16 £325 +8.33% 5
Macclesfield 0 15 £325 +35.41% 13
Knutsford +2 5 £300 -20.00% 4
Runcorn - 2 - - 3
Sandbach - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - - 3
Northwich - - - - 7
Alderley Edge - - - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 7
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 116 (39.86%) JavaScript
2 111 (38.14%) C#
3 108 (37.11%) SQL
3 108 (37.11%) HTML
4 104 (35.74%) .NET
5 92 (31.62%) CSS
6 70 (24.05%) SQL Server
6 70 (24.05%) TDD
7 68 (23.37%) Java
8 62 (21.31%) ASP.NET
9 58 (19.93%) MVC
10 57 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (18.21%) Web Services
12 49 (16.84%) XML
13 41 (14.09%) HTML5
14 40 (13.75%) Linux
15 37 (12.71%) T-SQL
16 36 (12.37%) Finance
16 36 (12.37%) JSON
17 35 (12.03%) jQuery
18 33 (11.34%) RESTful
19 32 (11.00%) PHP
20 31 (10.65%) Oracle
20 31 (10.65%) Python
21 28 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
22 27 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
23 26 (8.93%) CSS3
23 26 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 25 (8.59%) Windows
24 25 (8.59%) BDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 18 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.12%) IIS
3 10 (3.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (3.09%) Umbraco
5 8 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.06%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.06%) CMS
7 5 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.37%) ArcGIS
8 4 (1.37%) NServiceBus
8 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.37%) WordPress
9 2 (0.69%) Node.js
9 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) MS Office
1 4 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.03%) MS Project
3 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.69%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Magento
2 3 (1.03%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.03%) Academy Housing
3 2 (0.69%) BPCS
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.12%) HTTP
2 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.37%) DNS
2 4 (1.37%) FTP
3 3 (1.03%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (6.87%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.15%) MySQL
6 13 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (4.47%) Oracle Database
7 12 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (3.78%) Relational Database
9 10 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.06%) Redis
10 6 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.72%) QlikView
11 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.37%) Big Data
12 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (6.87%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.78%) Subversion
3 9 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.41%) Maven
4 7 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.37%) Moq
7 2 (0.69%) Xcode
7 2 (0.69%) JUnit
8 1 (0.34%) Ant
8 1 (0.34%) NUnit
8 1 (0.34%) Hudson
8 1 (0.34%) WiX
8 1 (0.34%) Gradle
8 1 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 36 (12.37%) Finance
2 14 (4.81%) Marketing
3 9 (3.09%) Advertising
4 7 (2.41%) Back Office
4 7 (2.41%) Retail
5 4 (1.37%) Banking
5 4 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (37.11%) HTML
2 104 (35.74%) .NET
3 92 (31.62%) CSS
4 62 (21.31%) ASP.NET
5 53 (18.21%) Web Services
6 49 (16.84%) XML
7 41 (14.09%) HTML5
8 36 (12.37%) JSON
9 35 (12.03%) jQuery
10 33 (11.34%) RESTful
11 26 (8.93%) CSS3
12 23 (7.90%) WCF
13 20 (6.87%) .NET Framework
14 19 (6.53%) Ajax
14 19 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (5.84%) WinForms
16 16 (5.50%) XHTML
16 16 (5.50%) J2EE
17 15 (5.15%) Spring
18 13 (4.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.87%) Open Source
2 6 (2.06%) GIS
2 6 (2.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.06%) N-Tier
3 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.37%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.37%) Replication
4 4 (1.37%) Clustering
4 4 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.03%) NHS
6 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.69%) AS400
6 2 (0.69%) iSeries
7 1 (0.34%) Life Science
7 1 (0.34%) CMDB
7 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.34%) DTV
7 1 (0.34%) EPoS
7 1 (0.34%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.75%) Linux
2 25 (8.59%) Windows
3 13 (4.47%) UNIX
4 8 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.72%) Solaris
6 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.69%) Android
8 2 (0.69%) CentOS
8 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.05%) TDD
2 58 (19.93%) MVC
3 57 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (8.59%) BDD
7 22 (7.56%) Scrum
8 21 (7.22%) E-Commerce
8 21 (7.22%) Unit Testing
9 16 (5.50%) ETL
9 16 (5.50%) Pair Programming
10 15 (5.15%) OO
11 14 (4.81%) SOA
12 12 (4.12%) Data Modelling
13 11 (3.78%) Software Engineering
13 11 (3.78%) Web Development
13 11 (3.78%) User Stories
14 9 (3.09%) Refactoring
14 9 (3.09%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (3.09%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 116 (39.86%) JavaScript
2 111 (38.14%) C#
3 108 (37.11%) SQL
4 68 (23.37%) Java
5 37 (12.71%) T-SQL
6 32 (11.00%) PHP
7 31 (10.65%) Python
8 21 (7.22%) C++
9 16 (5.50%) Ruby
10 15 (5.15%) PL/SQL
11 14 (4.81%) Scala
12 12 (4.12%) VB
13 8 (2.75%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.06%) PHP5
15 5 (1.72%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.37%) ABAP
17 2 (0.69%) VBA
17 2 (0.69%) RPG
17 2 (0.69%) Delphi
17 2 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (3.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.72%) Degree
4 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.03%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.03%) MCSE
5 3 (1.03%) MCTS
5 3 (1.03%) MCITP
6 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Puppet
1 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (10.65%) Oracle
2 21 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.09%) Adobe
4 8 (2.75%) IBM
5 7 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.06%) SAP
6 6 (2.06%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.03%) Twitter
7 3 (1.03%) Zend
7 3 (1.03%) JBoss
7 3 (1.03%) Sybase
7 3 (1.03%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.69%) Sage
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.34%) Mercator
9 1 (0.34%) Cincom
9 1 (0.34%) Orchard
9 1 (0.34%) Netezza
9 1 (0.34%) Cognos
9 1 (0.34%) hybris
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