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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 206 261 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.46% 26.82% 15.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.84% 28.37% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 164 74
Median daily rate £400 £366 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.06%
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
864 920 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.22% 94.55% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 559 414
Median daily rate £425 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 45
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.88% -1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £33.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester 0 95 £401 +3.54% 16
Warrington -12 35 £393 +12.54% 17
Macclesfield -1 10 £336 +1.89% 4
Knutsford -10 8 £425 +21.42% 1
Northwich -3 2 £323 +3.20%
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 183 (41.03%) Java
2 167 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (33.86%) JavaScript
4 146 (32.74%) SQL
5 141 (31.61%) HTML
6 129 (28.92%) CSS
7 101 (22.65%) Finance
8 96 (21.52%) XML
9 95 (21.30%) Web Services
10 94 (21.08%) Oracle
11 93 (20.85%) SQL Server
12 92 (20.63%) .NET
13 87 (19.51%) C#
14 82 (18.39%) TDD
15 80 (17.94%) MVC
16 74 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
17 72 (16.14%) HTML5
18 69 (15.47%) jQuery
18 69 (15.47%) Spring
19 61 (13.68%) Banking
20 60 (13.45%) SOAP
21 57 (12.78%) ETL
22 55 (12.33%) Web Development
23 53 (11.88%) Front End Development
24 50 (11.21%) Scrum
25 48 (10.76%) JSON
26 47 (10.54%) ASP.NET
26 47 (10.54%) PL/SQL
27 46 (10.31%) CSS3
28 45 (10.09%) T-SQL

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 23 (5.16%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.81%) JBoss
3 14 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.79%) Drupal
5 8 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.57%) CMS
6 7 (1.57%) GeoServer
7 6 (1.35%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (1.35%) WordPress
8 5 (1.12%) Apache
8 5 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.90%) IIS
9 4 (0.90%) SAS
10 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (2.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.57%) SAP MDM
5 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.24%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (2.24%) Amazon S3
2 10 (2.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (1.57%) Veeva
4 6 (1.35%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.45%) Google Play
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.61%) HTTP
2 17 (3.81%) Internet
3 12 (2.69%) Network Security
4 6 (1.35%) LDAP
5 4 (0.90%) Intranet
5 4 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.22%) AMQP
6 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (20.85%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.40%) Oracle Database
3 31 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (6.50%) MySQL
5 26 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (3.14%) OLAP
10 13 (2.91%) Amazon Redshift
10 13 (2.91%) OLAP Cube
11 12 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.47%) Star Schema
13 10 (2.24%) Big Data
14 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.79%) GIS
15 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (1.57%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 41 (9.19%) Talend Open Studio
2 34 (7.62%) Jenkins
3 32 (7.17%) Git (software)
4 29 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (5.16%) JIRA
6 16 (3.59%) JUnit
7 15 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
7 15 (3.36%) Selenium
7 15 (3.36%) Visual Studio
8 12 (2.69%) Subversion
9 11 (2.47%) ERwin
10 10 (2.24%) Maven
11 9 (2.02%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.57%) Mockito
13 6 (1.35%) Xcode
14 5 (1.12%) Bitbucket
14 5 (1.12%) Checkstyle
14 5 (1.12%) FindBugs
14 5 (1.12%) SonarQube
15 4 (0.90%) Grunt
General
1 101 (22.65%) Finance
2 61 (13.68%) Banking
3 23 (5.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (2.47%) Publishing
5 8 (1.79%) Local Government
5 8 (1.79%) Retail
6 6 (1.35%) Advertising
6 6 (1.35%) Games
7 5 (1.12%) International Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (31.61%) HTML
2 129 (28.92%) CSS
3 96 (21.52%) XML
4 95 (21.30%) Web Services
5 92 (20.63%) .NET
6 72 (16.14%) HTML5
7 69 (15.47%) jQuery
7 69 (15.47%) Spring
8 60 (13.45%) SOAP
9 48 (10.76%) JSON
10 47 (10.54%) ASP.NET
11 46 (10.31%) CSS3
12 44 (9.87%) J2EE
13 37 (8.30%) AngularJS
13 37 (8.30%) JDBC
14 36 (8.07%) RESTful
15 24 (5.38%) JAX-WS
15 24 (5.38%) Middleware
15 24 (5.38%) WSDL
16 23 (5.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.73%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.04%) Data Integration
3 15 (3.36%) User Experience
4 12 (2.69%) Digital Media
5 11 (2.47%) Replication
6 9 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.57%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.35%) NHS
9 5 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.90%) iPad
10 4 (0.90%) IVR
10 4 (0.90%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.67%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.67%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.67%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.67%) VUI
12 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.38%) Linux
2 18 (4.04%) Android
3 17 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.47%) Windows
5 4 (0.90%) ThreadX
5 4 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.45%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.22%) Unix
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (18.39%) TDD
3 80 (17.94%) MVC
4 74 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (12.78%) ETL
6 55 (12.33%) Web Development
7 53 (11.88%) Front End Development
8 50 (11.21%) Scrum
9 37 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (7.62%) Software Engineering
11 31 (6.95%) Analytics
11 31 (6.95%) E-Commerce
12 29 (6.50%) Unit Testing
13 28 (6.28%) Waterfall
14 27 (6.05%) BDD
15 25 (5.61%) Data Modelling
16 24 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
17 23 (5.16%) Integration Testing
17 23 (5.16%) OO
17 23 (5.16%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 183 (41.03%) Java
2 151 (33.86%) JavaScript
3 146 (32.74%) SQL
4 87 (19.51%) C#
5 47 (10.54%) PL/SQL
6 45 (10.09%) T-SQL
7 34 (7.62%) PHP
8 20 (4.48%) C++
9 14 (3.14%) Python
10 11 (2.47%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.02%) VB
12 8 (1.79%) C
13 7 (1.57%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.57%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.35%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.90%) VBA
15 4 (0.90%) XAML
16 2 (0.45%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (3.59%) Degree
2 15 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.35%) BC Cleared
4 5 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.90%) MISRA
3 1 (0.22%) BS7666
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.24%) Docker
2 4 (0.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 94 (21.08%) Oracle
2 41 (9.19%) Talend
3 23 (5.16%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.48%) IBM
5 13 (2.91%) SAP
6 12 (2.69%) Vertica
7 9 (2.02%) Google
7 9 (2.02%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.57%) Concur
8 7 (1.57%) Infor
8 7 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.35%) Sybase
9 6 (1.35%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.12%) Perforce
10 5 (1.12%) Tableau
11 4 (0.90%) Adobe
11 4 (0.90%) Renesas
12 3 (0.67%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.67%) MobileIron
12 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
Warrington, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Rate Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 27 days ago