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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 224 203 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.73% 26.33% 16.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.08% 27.92% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 138 78
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £416 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 £36.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -11.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
859 727 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.00% 94.29% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 421 427
Average daily rate £400 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 49 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -10.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.30 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 66 £439 +46.25% 20
Chester 0 32 £381 +5.17% 29
Knutsford -1 19 £413 +6.45% 6
Crewe 0 12 £165 - 3
Wilmslow +2 5 £300 -6.25% 3
Macclesfield 0 4 £290 - 7
Ellesmere Port +1 1 £300 - 1
Congleton - 1 - - 2
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 161 (39.36%) HTML
1 161 (39.36%) JavaScript
2 152 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (34.96%) SQL
4 135 (33.01%) CSS
5 128 (31.30%) Java
6 92 (22.49%) Web Services
7 88 (21.52%) jQuery
8 75 (18.34%) XML
8 75 (18.34%) SQL Server
9 74 (18.09%) .NET
9 74 (18.09%) Finance
10 69 (16.87%) C#
11 68 (16.63%) MVC
12 64 (15.65%) Git (software)
13 59 (14.43%) Spring
14 58 (14.18%) JSON
15 57 (13.94%) HTML5
15 57 (13.94%) T-SQL
15 57 (13.94%) SOAP
16 56 (13.69%) Oracle
17 51 (12.47%) Front End Development
18 50 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
19 48 (11.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 47 (11.49%) Banking
21 46 (11.25%) TDD
22 44 (10.76%) ASP.NET
23 43 (10.51%) RESTful
23 43 (10.51%) Responsive Web Design
23 43 (10.51%) AngularJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (4.16%) JBoss
2 14 (3.42%) Node.js
2 14 (3.42%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.93%) Oracle Workflow
4 11 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.20%) CMS
6 8 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.96%) WordPress
7 6 (1.47%) Drupal
8 5 (1.22%) SAS
9 3 (0.73%) Apache
9 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.49%) IIS
10 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.24%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.24%) StreamWeaver
11 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.24%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 17 (4.16%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.69%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.49%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.49%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.24%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.49%) PaaS
2 2 (0.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) GitHub
3 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.58%) HTTP
2 10 (2.44%) Internet
3 5 (1.22%) Intranet
4 3 (0.73%) LDAP
4 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.49%) Skype
6 1 (0.24%) FTP
6 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 48 (11.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (9.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (4.16%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (3.91%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (3.42%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.93%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.44%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.47%) DTS
12 6 (1.47%) MS Access
12 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.22%) QlikView
13 5 (1.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 64 (15.65%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.62%) Jenkins
2 23 (5.62%) JIRA
3 22 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.67%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (3.67%) Subversion
5 14 (3.42%) Maven
5 14 (3.42%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.44%) JUnit
7 9 (2.20%) Gradle
8 7 (1.71%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.47%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.98%) Ant
11 3 (0.73%) FishEye
11 3 (0.73%) Mockito
11 3 (0.73%) Selenium
11 3 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.49%) Hudson
12 2 (0.49%) Mocha
12 2 (0.49%) Moq
General
1 74 (18.09%) Finance
2 47 (11.49%) Banking
3 13 (3.18%) Retail
4 6 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.22%) Advertising
6 4 (0.98%) Local Government
7 3 (0.73%) Publishing
7 3 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Games
8 2 (0.49%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (39.36%) HTML
2 135 (33.01%) CSS
3 92 (22.49%) Web Services
4 88 (21.52%) jQuery
5 75 (18.34%) XML
6 74 (18.09%) .NET
7 59 (14.43%) Spring
8 58 (14.18%) JSON
9 57 (13.94%) HTML5
9 57 (13.94%) SOAP
10 44 (10.76%) ASP.NET
11 43 (10.51%) AngularJS
11 43 (10.51%) RESTful
12 33 (8.07%) Ajax
13 31 (7.58%) J2EE
14 26 (6.36%) .NET Framework
15 22 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (5.38%) CSS3
16 20 (4.89%) Spring MVC
17 18 (4.40%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.31%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.67%) User Experience
5 12 (2.93%) NHS
6 7 (1.71%) Replication
7 6 (1.47%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.98%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.98%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.73%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.73%) IVR
9 3 (0.73%) VUI
10 2 (0.49%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.49%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.49%) Life Science
10 2 (0.49%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.49%) Telematics
11 1 (0.24%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.09%) Apple iOS
2 28 (6.85%) Android
3 19 (4.65%) Linux
4 18 (4.40%) Windows
5 17 (4.16%) Unix
6 8 (1.96%) AIX
6 8 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 8 (1.96%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.71%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.49%) ThreadX
9 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (16.63%) MVC
3 51 (12.47%) Front End Development
4 50 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (11.25%) TDD
6 43 (10.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 39 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (9.29%) Scrum
8 38 (9.29%) Unit Testing
9 36 (8.80%) Web Design
10 34 (8.31%) ETL
11 33 (8.07%) E-Commerce
12 22 (5.38%) BDD
12 22 (5.38%) iOS Development
13 21 (5.13%) Android Development
13 21 (5.13%) ITIL
14 19 (4.65%) Web Development
15 18 (4.40%) SDLC
16 17 (4.16%) OO
16 17 (4.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 161 (39.36%) JavaScript
2 143 (34.96%) SQL
3 128 (31.30%) Java
4 69 (16.87%) C#
5 57 (13.94%) T-SQL
6 22 (5.38%) PL/SQL
7 20 (4.89%) C++
8 16 (3.91%) PHP
9 15 (3.67%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.18%) C
11 11 (2.69%) Python
12 8 (1.96%) VBA
13 6 (1.47%) VB
14 5 (1.22%) Ruby
15 4 (0.98%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.73%) ActionScript 2.0
16 3 (0.73%) Lua
17 2 (0.49%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (6.11%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.38%) Degree
3 15 (3.67%) BC Cleared
4 4 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.49%) MISRA
2 2 (0.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Firmware
1 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.98%) Puppet
2 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 56 (13.69%) Oracle
2 27 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.38%) ServiceNow
4 10 (2.44%) Cognos
5 9 (2.20%) Teradata
6 7 (1.71%) IBM
7 5 (1.22%) SAP
8 4 (0.98%) DevExpress
8 4 (0.98%) Google
8 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.98%) Tableau
9 3 (0.73%) Adobe
9 3 (0.73%) Kofax
9 3 (0.73%) Telerik
10 2 (0.49%) Actuate
10 2 (0.49%) Informatica
10 2 (0.49%) Perforce
10 2 (0.49%) Renesas
10 2 (0.49%) Siebel
10 2 (0.49%) Talend
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £550.50 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £20 - 35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £225.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £1 - 99 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago