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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 210 147 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.35% 18.68% 18.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.53% 20.19% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 83 81
Average daily rate
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£380 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% -28.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £31.60 £41.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £39.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1023 728 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.29% 92.50% 90.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 382 363
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 56
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.72 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -50.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +4 78 £400 +23.07% 24
Chester +3 41 £375 +25.00% 44
Knutsford -1 10 £388 +24.00% 7
Crewe -6 9 £345 +6.15% 11
Macclesfield -4 7 - - 5
Northwich - 2 £343 - 2
Wilmslow - 2 £275 - 13
Runcorn +4 1 £350 - 1
Daresbury - 1 - -
Lymm - 1 - -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 189 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (34.40%) JavaScript
3 158 (33.76%) HTML
4 154 (32.91%) SQL
5 132 (28.21%) Java
6 128 (27.35%) CSS
7 88 (18.80%) .NET
8 83 (17.74%) jQuery
9 82 (17.52%) SQL Server
10 80 (17.09%) Finance
11 70 (14.96%) HTML5
12 69 (14.74%) TDD
13 68 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
14 64 (13.68%) AngularJS
15 63 (13.46%) ETL
16 57 (12.18%) Web Services
17 56 (11.97%) Oracle
18 55 (11.75%) MVC
19 53 (11.32%) SDLC
20 51 (10.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 50 (10.68%) ASP.NET
22 49 (10.47%) Git (software)
23 47 (10.04%) Android
23 47 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
23 47 (10.04%) Mobile App
24 46 (9.83%) Scrum
25 45 (9.62%) Apple iOS
26 44 (9.40%) J2EE
26 44 (9.40%) C#
26 44 (9.40%) iOS Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 19 (4.06%) Node.js
2 14 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.28%) JBoss
6 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.07%) WordPress
7 5 (1.07%) Confluence
8 4 (0.85%) CMS
8 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.85%) SAS
8 4 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (0.85%) StreamWeaver
8 4 (0.85%) Exstream Dialogue
9 3 (0.64%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.07%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.21%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.85%) Exstream
5 4 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.43%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.21%) Magento
7 1 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.21%) Maximo
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.07%) Amazon S3
2 5 (1.07%) Heroku
3 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.27%) HTTP
2 14 (2.99%) Internet
3 4 (0.85%) SMTP
4 2 (0.43%) SMS
5 1 (0.21%) ATM
5 1 (0.21%) FTP
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (4.70%) Oracle Database
8 21 (4.49%) MongoDB
9 19 (4.06%) QlikView
10 18 (3.85%) MySQL
10 18 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (3.63%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (2.56%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.14%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.50%) Neo4j
14 7 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (5.13%) Subversion
4 22 (4.70%) JUnit
5 20 (4.27%) Jenkins
6 17 (3.63%) Cucumber
6 17 (3.63%) Ant
7 16 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
8 15 (3.21%) Maven
8 15 (3.21%) Talend Open Studio
9 13 (2.78%) JIRA
10 9 (1.92%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.92%) Gradle
11 8 (1.71%) Selenium
12 6 (1.28%) FishEye
12 6 (1.28%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.07%) Grunt
14 4 (0.85%) Appium
14 4 (0.85%) gulp
14 4 (0.85%) Mockito
General
1 80 (17.09%) Finance
2 30 (6.41%) Banking
3 14 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (2.35%) Retail
5 7 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.85%) Advertising
6 4 (0.85%) Legal
6 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.64%) Local Government
7 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (33.76%) HTML
2 128 (27.35%) CSS
3 88 (18.80%) .NET
4 83 (17.74%) jQuery
5 70 (14.96%) HTML5
6 64 (13.68%) AngularJS
7 57 (12.18%) Web Services
8 50 (10.68%) ASP.NET
9 44 (9.40%) J2EE
10 42 (8.97%) CSS3
11 39 (8.33%) Spring
12 36 (7.69%) XML
13 35 (7.48%) JSON
14 31 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (6.41%) RESTful
16 26 (5.56%) SOAP
17 23 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (4.49%) Ajax
19 19 (4.06%) REST
20 17 (3.63%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.04%) Mobile App
2 26 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.99%) User Experience
4 10 (2.14%) Visualisation
5 8 (1.71%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.28%) Statistics
7 6 (1.28%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.85%) Replication
9 3 (0.64%) Clustering
9 3 (0.64%) Wiki
9 3 (0.64%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.64%) Telematics
9 3 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.43%) iPad
10 2 (0.43%) iPhone
10 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.04%) Android
2 45 (9.62%) Apple iOS
3 39 (8.33%) Linux
4 30 (6.41%) UNIX
5 20 (4.27%) Windows
6 13 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.28%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.28%) AIX
8 5 (1.07%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.07%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.21%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (14.74%) TDD
3 68 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (13.46%) ETL
5 55 (11.75%) MVC
6 53 (11.32%) SDLC
7 47 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (9.83%) Scrum
9 44 (9.40%) iOS Development
10 43 (9.19%) Android Development
11 40 (8.55%) E-Commerce
12 39 (8.33%) OO
13 29 (6.20%) OOP
14 27 (5.77%) Automation Testing
15 24 (5.13%) CRM
16 21 (4.49%) Responsive Web Design
17 20 (4.27%) Unit Testing
18 18 (3.85%) Software Engineering
19 17 (3.63%) Web Design
20 16 (3.42%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 161 (34.40%) JavaScript
2 154 (32.91%) SQL
3 132 (28.21%) Java
4 44 (9.40%) C#
5 34 (7.26%) T-SQL
6 27 (5.77%) C++
7 25 (5.34%) PL/SQL
8 23 (4.91%) PHP
8 23 (4.91%) Python
9 21 (4.49%) TypeScript
10 19 (4.06%) Ruby
11 17 (3.63%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.78%) C
13 5 (1.07%) VBA
13 5 (1.07%) VB
13 5 (1.07%) XPath
13 5 (1.07%) PHP5
14 4 (0.85%) JCL
14 4 (0.85%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.85%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 23 (4.91%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.85%) Degree
3 12 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) PhD
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.71%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) Firmware
2 1 (0.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.85%) Puppet
2 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.21%) Oozie
3 1 (0.21%) yum
Vendors
1 56 (11.97%) Oracle
2 41 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.21%) Talend
4 14 (2.99%) Tableau
5 12 (2.56%) IBM
6 10 (2.14%) SAP
7 5 (1.07%) Cognos
7 5 (1.07%) HP
7 5 (1.07%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.07%) Perforce
8 3 (0.64%) Teradata
8 3 (0.64%) Informatica
8 3 (0.64%) Apple
8 3 (0.64%) Apigee
9 2 (0.43%) Vertica
9 2 (0.43%) hybris
9 2 (0.43%) Syclo
9 2 (0.43%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.43%) Siebel
Cheshire
Vertical IT
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £285 - £340 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + Free Breakfast/Lunch
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago