The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 136 123 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.19% 16.67% 17.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.82% 18.30% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 69
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £40.57 £45.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
763 672 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.83% 91.06% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 319 310
Average daily rate £376 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 27
Average hourly rate £31.53 £19.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.63% -31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Developer
North West

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester +9 72 £350 +9.80% 22
Warrington -13 14 £370 +2.06% 26
Macclesfield +3 8 £400 +14.28% 6
Knutsford +6 4 £388 +47.61% 6
Runcorn -5 1 - - 4
Wilmslow - 1 £325 - 2
Winsford - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - - 2
Crewe - - - - 6
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Frodsham - - - -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 126 (47.19%) HTML
2 124 (46.44%) .NET
3 122 (45.69%) JavaScript
4 115 (43.07%) CSS
5 101 (37.83%) C#
6 93 (34.83%) SQL
7 91 (34.08%) TDD
8 78 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (24.72%) Java
10 61 (22.85%) jQuery
10 61 (22.85%) HTML5
11 59 (22.10%) ASP.NET
12 56 (20.97%) MVC
13 54 (20.22%) SQL Server
13 54 (20.22%) XML
14 53 (19.85%) Scrum
15 47 (17.60%) Pair Programming
16 45 (16.85%) Web Services
17 44 (16.48%) JSON
18 42 (15.73%) CSS3
19 35 (13.11%) T-SQL
20 32 (11.99%) Oracle
21 31 (11.61%) Spring
22 28 (10.49%) Ajax
23 27 (10.11%) .NET Framework
24 24 (8.99%) Requirements Management
24 24 (8.99%) RESTful
24 24 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
24 24 (8.99%) Oracle Database
25 23 (8.61%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.75%) Apache
3 7 (2.62%) IIS
3 7 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.50%) WordPress
5 4 (1.50%) CMS
5 4 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.12%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.75%) Mule
7 2 (0.75%) Drupal
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.37%) FileNet
8 1 (0.37%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 10 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.12%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.75%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.49%) HTTP
2 3 (1.12%) SMTP
3 2 (0.75%) Internet
3 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.99%) Oracle Database
3 19 (7.12%) MySQL
4 18 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.87%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.12%) Redis
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (7.49%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.75%) Cucumber
3 8 (3.00%) Subversion
4 7 (2.62%) Maven
4 7 (2.62%) NUnit
5 6 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.87%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.87%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.50%) Moq
7 4 (1.50%) JIRA
8 3 (1.12%) Selenium
8 3 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (1.12%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.12%) JUnit
8 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.37%) Hudson
9 1 (0.37%) WiX
9 1 (0.37%) Gradle
General
1 20 (7.49%) Finance
2 9 (3.37%) Banking
3 6 (2.25%) Retail
4 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.12%) Marketing
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
6 2 (0.75%) Local Government
6 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (47.19%) HTML
2 124 (46.44%) .NET
3 115 (43.07%) CSS
4 61 (22.85%) jQuery
4 61 (22.85%) HTML5
5 59 (22.10%) ASP.NET
6 54 (20.22%) XML
7 45 (16.85%) Web Services
8 44 (16.48%) JSON
9 42 (15.73%) CSS3
10 31 (11.61%) Spring
11 28 (10.49%) Ajax
12 27 (10.11%) .NET Framework
13 24 (8.99%) RESTful
14 22 (8.24%) SOAP
15 21 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (7.49%) J2EE
17 17 (6.37%) WCF
18 14 (5.24%) WPF
18 14 (5.24%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (1.87%) N-Tier
2 5 (1.87%) NHS
3 4 (1.50%) Taxonomies
4 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.12%) Open Source
4 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.75%) EPoS
5 2 (0.75%) Web 2.0
5 2 (0.75%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.37%) Statistics
6 1 (0.37%) W3C
6 1 (0.37%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.37%) Social Media
6 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.37%) iPhone
6 1 (0.37%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.12%) Linux
2 17 (6.37%) Windows
3 11 (4.12%) UNIX
4 4 (1.50%) Android
4 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (34.08%) TDD
2 78 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (20.97%) MVC
4 53 (19.85%) Scrum
5 47 (17.60%) Pair Programming
6 24 (8.99%) Requirements Management
6 24 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (8.61%) OO
8 22 (8.24%) E-Commerce
9 20 (7.49%) Web Development
10 19 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.37%) Unit Testing
12 16 (5.99%) Configuration Management
13 14 (5.24%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (4.49%) Refactoring
14 12 (4.49%) ETL
14 12 (4.49%) Workflow
15 11 (4.12%) Software Engineering
16 10 (3.75%) User Stories
16 10 (3.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 122 (45.69%) JavaScript
2 101 (37.83%) C#
3 93 (34.83%) SQL
4 66 (24.72%) Java
5 35 (13.11%) T-SQL
6 16 (5.99%) PHP
7 13 (4.87%) VB.NET
8 11 (4.12%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.75%) Python
10 8 (3.00%) XPath
11 6 (2.25%) C++
12 4 (1.50%) C
12 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.75%) PHP5
13 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.75%) Ruby
13 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.37%) XAML
14 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (2.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.87%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.12%) Degree
4 2 (0.75%) MCTS
4 2 (0.75%) MCPD
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMP
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.37%) Puppet
1 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (11.99%) Oracle
2 22 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.87%) JBoss
3 5 (1.87%) ServiceNow
4 4 (1.50%) SAP
5 3 (1.12%) Talend
5 3 (1.12%) IBM
5 3 (1.12%) Adobe
5 3 (1.12%) Informatica
5 3 (1.12%) Zend
6 2 (0.75%) hybris
6 2 (0.75%) Twitter
6 2 (0.75%) Vertica
6 2 (0.75%) Mercator
6 2 (0.75%) Kofax
6 2 (0.75%) Sybase
6 2 (0.75%) Netezza
7 1 (0.37%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
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