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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 206 156 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.98% 19.45% 17.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.69% 20.77% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 97 65
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£370 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £248 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £504 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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
908 751 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.46% 93.64% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 392 293
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 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 48
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% -52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.00 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 August 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 +2 63 £358 -7.74% 31
Chester +1 51 £381 +38.63% 39
Crewe 0 15 £300 +6.19% 14
Knutsford +1 12 £388 +29.16% 3
Macclesfield -4 7 - - 9
Wilmslow +1 3 £238 +5.55% 7
Northwich +2 2 £321 -24.41% 6
Runcorn +1 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Daresbury - 1 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 6
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 188 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (31.70%) SQL
3 154 (31.49%) JavaScript
4 151 (30.88%) HTML
5 138 (28.22%) Java
6 120 (24.54%) CSS
7 96 (19.63%) .NET
8 91 (18.61%) SQL Server
9 82 (16.77%) Finance
9 82 (16.77%) jQuery
10 73 (14.93%) TDD
11 70 (14.31%) HTML5
12 67 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
13 66 (13.50%) ETL
14 60 (12.27%) AngularJS
15 58 (11.86%) Web Services
15 58 (11.86%) SDLC
16 57 (11.66%) Oracle
16 57 (11.66%) MVC
17 53 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 52 (10.63%) C#
19 51 (10.43%) ASP.NET
20 50 (10.22%) Android
21 47 (9.61%) OO
21 47 (9.61%) Android Development
22 46 (9.41%) XML
22 46 (9.41%) JSON
23 45 (9.20%) Git (software)
23 45 (9.20%) J2EE
24 44 (9.00%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (3.89%) Node.js
2 13 (2.66%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.02%) Confluence
7 5 (1.02%) CMS
7 5 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (0.82%) SAS
8 4 (0.82%) Exstream Dialogue
9 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.61%) JBoss
9 3 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.61%) WordPress
9 3 (0.61%) Sitefinity
9 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 15 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.02%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (3.48%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.82%) Exstream
5 3 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.20%) Maximo
7 1 (0.20%) Magento
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (1.64%) Amazon S3
2 8 (1.64%) Heroku
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.68%) HTTP
2 13 (2.66%) Internet
3 3 (0.61%) SMTP
4 2 (0.41%) Intranet
4 2 (0.41%) SMS
5 1 (0.20%) UMTS
5 1 (0.20%) ATM
5 1 (0.20%) GPRS
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) Extranet
5 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.61%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (5.73%) Relational Database
7 27 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (4.91%) QlikView
9 22 (4.50%) MySQL
9 22 (4.50%) Oracle Database
10 21 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (4.09%) MongoDB
12 16 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (2.25%) RDBMS
14 10 (2.04%) MS Access
15 9 (1.84%) Big Data
16 8 (1.64%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.64%) DTS
17 7 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (6.54%) JUnit
4 22 (4.50%) Subversion
5 21 (4.29%) Cucumber
6 19 (3.89%) Talend Open Studio
7 18 (3.68%) Ant
8 15 (3.07%) Maven
8 15 (3.07%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (2.86%) Jenkins
10 11 (2.25%) Selenium
10 11 (2.25%) JIRA
11 10 (2.04%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.84%) Gradle
13 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (1.23%) Grunt
14 6 (1.23%) Mockito
14 6 (1.23%) Eclipse
14 6 (1.23%) IntelliJ
15 5 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 82 (16.77%) Finance
2 31 (6.34%) Banking
3 14 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (2.04%) Retail
5 7 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.82%) Advertising
6 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.61%) Local Government
7 3 (0.61%) Legal
8 2 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (30.88%) HTML
2 120 (24.54%) CSS
3 96 (19.63%) .NET
4 82 (16.77%) jQuery
5 70 (14.31%) HTML5
6 60 (12.27%) AngularJS
7 58 (11.86%) Web Services
8 51 (10.43%) ASP.NET
9 46 (9.41%) XML
9 46 (9.41%) JSON
10 45 (9.20%) J2EE
11 44 (9.00%) Spring
12 40 (8.18%) CSS3
13 36 (7.36%) RESTful
14 32 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (6.34%) SOAP
16 28 (5.73%) REST
17 22 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
18 19 (3.89%) WSDL
19 17 (3.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.38%) Mobile App
2 37 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.45%) Statistics
3 12 (2.45%) User Experience
4 10 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.84%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.23%) Telematics
6 6 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.82%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.82%) NHS
8 4 (0.82%) Replication
9 3 (0.61%) Clustering
9 3 (0.61%) Wiki
9 3 (0.61%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.41%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.22%) Android
2 44 (9.00%) Apple iOS
3 34 (6.95%) Linux
4 21 (4.29%) UNIX
5 20 (4.09%) Windows
6 12 (2.45%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.43%) AIX
8 6 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.23%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.23%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.20%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (14.93%) TDD
3 67 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
4 66 (13.50%) ETL
5 58 (11.86%) SDLC
6 57 (11.66%) MVC
7 47 (9.61%) OO
7 47 (9.61%) Android Development
8 44 (9.00%) iOS Development
9 42 (8.59%) Scrum
9 42 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (7.16%) E-Commerce
11 30 (6.13%) OOP
12 25 (5.11%) Automation Testing
13 23 (4.70%) Unit Testing
14 21 (4.29%) Software Engineering
15 19 (3.89%) CRM
16 16 (3.27%) Configuration Management
16 16 (3.27%) Workflow
16 16 (3.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 155 (31.70%) SQL
2 154 (31.49%) JavaScript
3 138 (28.22%) Java
4 52 (10.63%) C#
5 34 (6.95%) T-SQL
6 29 (5.93%) PL/SQL
7 26 (5.32%) C++
8 21 (4.29%) PHP
8 21 (4.29%) TypeScript
9 20 (4.09%) Ruby
10 19 (3.89%) Objective-C
10 19 (3.89%) Python
11 14 (2.86%) C
12 13 (2.66%) VB
13 7 (1.43%) VBScript
13 7 (1.43%) VBA
14 5 (1.02%) XPath
14 5 (1.02%) PHP5
15 4 (0.82%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (5.73%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.70%) Degree
3 12 (2.45%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.20%) MCTS
6 1 (0.20%) MCITP
6 1 (0.20%) PhD
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.23%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) EMIR
2 2 (0.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.41%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.20%) yum
3 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 57 (11.66%) Oracle
2 43 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.89%) Talend
4 17 (3.48%) Tableau
5 12 (2.45%) IBM
6 8 (1.64%) SAP
7 5 (1.02%) Cognos
7 5 (1.02%) HP
7 5 (1.02%) Apple
7 5 (1.02%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.02%) Perforce
7 5 (1.02%) JNBridge
8 4 (0.82%) Vertica
8 4 (0.82%) Informatica
9 3 (0.61%) Apigee
10 2 (0.41%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.41%) Syclo
10 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.41%) ESRI
10 2 (0.41%) Adobe
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